Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, December 7 – December 9. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks.


Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino - The live racing season begins Friday and continues every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through April. General admission and parking are free. More Details

El Paso Ghost Tours Downtown Walking Tour Toy Drive - Walking tour of downtown El Paso's historical landmarks, followed by paranormal investigations of haunted downtown area locations. Donate a new, unwrapped toy and receive a $5 discount. More Details


Keystone Heritage Park's Luminarias by the Lake - Thousands of luminarias will line the walking paths at Keystone Heritage Park and El Paso Desert Botanical Gardens, 4200 Doniphan, 6 to 9 p.m. Musical entertainment, and holiday refreshments for sale. More Details


UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners host Idaho at 7 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center 747-5234


1st Armored Division Band Sun City Holiday Fiesta - The Armored Division Band at Fort Bliss’annual holiday show. 2 p.m. at UTEP Magoffin Auditorium. The event will also features a visit from Santa Claus. Tickets are free; available ITR Freedom Crossing, Public Affairs Office, Bldg. 15, Slater Rd. 1AD Headquarters on East Bliss. 568-4505, 568-2263 or 744-8432

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