Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, February 22 – February 24. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks.


El Paso Symphony Orchestra - The Symphony performs with guest violinist Livia Sohn. Guest conductor, Peter Rubardt returns. 7:30 p.m. in the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $40, $35, $30, $20 and $15. More Details


‘Grease’ – UTEP Dinner Theater presents the hit musical you know and love. Showtime is 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $45 Friday and Saturday; $26 non-dinner matinee on Sunday. Discounts available, call for details. 747-6060

‘Hit The Road Jack!’ – The UTEP Department of Theater and Dance presents its spring dance performance featuring the music of Ray Charles as inspiration. Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theater. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $12. Discounts available, call for details. 747-5118

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino – The live racing season runs continues. Post time is 12:25 p.m. General admission and parking are free. More Details


Pet-A-Fair - El Paso Parks and Recreation’s inaugural event for pet owners and pets featuring indoor and outdoor activities such as exhibitions, vets, groomers, adoptions, immunizations, discounts, pictures and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Don Haskins Recreation Center and Westside dog park, 7400 High Ridge. Admission is free. More Details

El Paso Black History Parade and Rally - The annual parade begins at 10 a.m. at Montana and Pershing and travel east on Montana to Copia, then south on Copia to Missouri, ending at Mary Webb Park. Family activities and entertainment will follow from noon to 3 p.m. at the park. Free


KISS-FM Love Affair and Bridal Expo – The 16th annual event features everything you need to plan your perfect wedding, all under one roof and includes bridal fashion shows and vendor booths. 10a – 4p in the Camino Real Hotel grand ballroom, mezzanine, and lobby. Admission is free. More Details

Note: If you know of an event I missed, feel free to tell us about it in the “leave a comment” box below