Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, January 16 – January 18, 2015. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks:

FRIDAY:

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season is now underway at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 12:15 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

Friday at the Fire – Live music by local bands set against the ambiance of the Freedom Crossing at Ft. Bliss outdoor fireplace. 6 – 11 p.m. FREE. Tonight, Mama Crystal and the Horns of Plenty (R&B).

Holidays on Ice– Get your glide on in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the comedy ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’. The story revolves around five bridesmaids with five very different backgrounds but one common acquaintance; the bride. 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

SATURDAY:

Farmers Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing – The “producers only” market features area farmers, backyard gardeners and artisans selling organic and pesticide-free vegetables, locally-made goat cheeses, natural free range chickens and eggs, native plants for home and yard, fresh-baked breads and salsas. 7:30 a.m. to noon. FREE admission. (575) 589-0653, ext. 3

Downtown Artist and Farmers Market – The market offers the chance to shop for original arts and crafts and regionally grown produce in an outdoor setting while enjoying entertainment featuring local artists, food vendors and free activities for the entire family. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Union Plaza District (near The Garden Restaurant) along Anthony Street. FREE admission and FREE parking. More Details

Freedom Crossing Family Play Date – The fun begins at 10 a.m. with a showing of “Turbo” at the Grand Theatre. FREE activities will be available on the promenade by the play area, including a pedal go-kart race course, face painting, a photo booth and more. More Details

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season is now underway at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 12:15 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

Holidays on Ice– Whoosh around on ice skates in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. 12 noon to 3 p.m. in the Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Sun City on Tap – Beer festival and tasting event featuring over 100 beers from more than 50 craft breweries. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Venue at Southwest University. $20 admission includes eight beer samples and a souvenir sampling glass. More Details

UTEP Women’s Basketball – The Miners host UTSA. Tip-off time is 2 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets are $5. More Details

Holidays on Ice– Get your glide on in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the comedy ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’. The story revolves around five bridesmaids with very different lives but one common acquaintance; the bride. 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tour – Learn about the history and mystery of the historic cemetery from the Paso del Norte Paranormal Society. Bring your camera and see if you can capture activity during the group’s paranormal investigation of the historic landmark. 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. $10 per person. 915-274-9531

SUNDAY:

La Viña Farmers and Crafters Market – La Viña Winery hosts a dog and family-friendly farmer’s market featuring farm fresh, local produce. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., one mile north of Vinton Road. 575-882-7632

Days of Remembrance Bridal Quince & Sweet 16 Expo – Everything you need to plan your next event, from photographers to ballrooms, and everything in between. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez. More Details

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season is now underway at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 12:15 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

Holidays on Ice – Whoosh around on ice skates in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. 12 noon to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the comedy ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’. The story revolves around five bridesmaids with very different lives but one common acquaintance; the bride. 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details