Things To Do This Weekend in El Paso: Mariachis, Golden Gloves Boxing & More
Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, February 15 – February 17. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks.
FRIDAY – SUNDAY:
‘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
El Paso Golden Gloves Tournament – The El Paso County Coliseum hosts the 71st annual showcase for regional amateur boxers. 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $10, $5 military, seniors, students. 203-0494
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
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan – If you’re a fan of Mariachi music then you’ll want to be at the Plaza Theatre to enjoy the return of “El mejor mariachi del mundo.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $30 to $100. Plaza Theatre Box Office or online.
UTEP Men’s Basketball – The Miners hosts UCF at the Don Haskins Center. Tip-off is 7 p.m. Tickets: $8-$50. 747-5234
Race for the Cure – The 21st annual Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation’s 5K Race for the Cure at Cohen Stadium. Events include a 5K competitive run at 8:30 a.m., and a 5K and 1-mile noncompetitive run/walk at 9 a.m. A 1-mile Fun Run for kids is at 8 a.m. Registration begins at 6 a.m.
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