Here’s a list of some of the things going on around town this weekend. Some are free, some will cost you a few bucks.


Alfresco! Fridays — The 10th season of free outdoor concerts continues today at 6 p.m. at Arts Festival Plaza between El Paso Museum of Art and Plaza Theatre.  Local jazz favorite Billy Townes will entertain you this week. More Details

Beatlemania — The world famous tribute band performs a dinner show tonight at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino’s Signature Showroom. 575-874-4269.


Rock The Fort - Australia's Sick Puppies headlines Fort Bliss MWR’s summertime concert at Biggs Park, featuring live bands, a beer garden, food and drink vendors and more. Gates open at 4 p.m. More Details

Kern Place Music in the Park - The Kern Place Association hosts a free concert with Mariachi Raices de America at 6 p.m. Saturday, at Madeline Park, 900 Baltimore. More Details

Viva El Paso! — The outdoor musical extravaganza is back at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre for its 35th season this Saturday, through August 12. More Details

Dancing in the City— The annual weekly outdoor dance concerts series continues Saturday at the Arts Festival Plaza, next to the Plaza Theater. The event includes a professionally led dance lesson at 7 p.m. followed by a live music performance featuring local and regional acts from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Rockabilly band Hillside Gamblers provides the entertainment this week. More Details

Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing – The 11th annual “producers only” market, Saturday 7:30 a.m – 12 noon. Features local farmers, backyard gardeners and artisans. More Details

Mercado Mayapán Farmers Market - The indoor farmers’ market and cultural plaza featuring farmers who do not use pesticides and whose small farms are located within 100 miles of El Paso. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Mercado Mayapan, 2101 Myrtle. 887-1520

El Paso Downtown Artist Market - Weekly outdoor market featuring arts, crafts, locally grown agricultural products, and street performers. Saturdays from 9 a.m – 1 p.m. on Anthony Street in the Union Plaza district. More Details


Music Under the Stars — Brooklyn swing band Sarah King and the Smoke Rings  perform this Sunday, 7:30 to 9:30 at the Chamizal. No outside alcohol permitted, but it will be sold on site. More Details