Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, April 5 – April 7. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks.


Swan Lake - El Paso Youth Ballet presents the classic ballet at UTEP’S Magoffin Auditorium. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10-$20. More Details

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


The First Friday ArtWalk on the Mission Trial - Galleries and artist studios on Main Street near the San Elizario Plaza on the Mission Trail will stay open late. Live demonstrations and music followed by a Ghost Tour. 6 to 9 p.m. Ghost Tour begins at 10 p.m. 474-1800 or 851-0093


Downtown Artist Market – The market offers the chance to shop for original arts and crafts 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 parking. More Details

Kite Day – The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation will host a free kite day at Marty Robbins Recreation Center, 11620 Vista Del Sol. Create your own kite 10 to 11 a.m. or bring your own kite and fly it 11 a.m. to noon. 855-4147


Dallas Cowboy Dez Bryant at the 600 ESPN Sports and Get Fit Expo - The expo features free health screenings, sports card and collectors’ tables, and sports-related retailers exhibiting and selling sporting goods, apparel and more. This year’ special guest is Dallas Cowboy wide receiver Dez Bryant will be available for autographs and photos. 11a – 5p Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Parking and admission is free. More Details


George Strait - The country music legend’s farewell tour. Saturday at NMSU’s Pan American Center. Tickets: $74.25 and $94.25. More Details

Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra - 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at NMSU’s Atkinson Music Recital Hall. Selections will include Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Triple” Concerto. Tickets: $35, $40 and $45. More Details

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