Last Minute LocalMarch 7, 2014
The Walk: San Elizario First Friday ArtWalk & Ghost Tour
This free event features appetizers, refreshments and music. All of the art galleries are open in the evening for this once a month event. Art patrons are encouraged to come out and enjoy an evening of art and history. Other participating artists are: Amado Pena, Miguel Varela, Al Borrego, G. Jacquez Calderon, Rob Mack, Alberto Escamilla, Bert Saldana, Sergio Acosta, Manuel Alvarado, Rob Mack, Robert Lichlyter, Sam Gutierrez, Robert Estrada, and others. Enjoy Live Music at the El Bandido Restuarant & Cantina. Street performers on hand and don’t miss the “Movie On The Wall” at 8:15 p.m. Sign up for the San Elizario Ghost Tour at 10:00 p.m., presented by Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society.
The Comics: El Paso Comic Con
El Paso Comic Con presents EPIC! Special Guests include Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite, Spawn), Charles Baker (Skinny Pete Breaking Bad), Shannon Elizabeth (Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back), Dave Barclay (Jabba the Hutt), Deep Roy (the Umpa Lumpa), Erik Bauersfeld (Admiral Ackbar), Stephen Constantino (Gamorrean Guard), Corey Dee Williams (Return of the Jedi), Nicole Marie Jean (Lady Bane), and Spencer Doe.
The Fair: El Paso Psychic Fair
AURA Photos, Reiki, Feng Shui Consultant and 14 Psychics from all over TX and NM will be coming to the fair & will be giving readings & advice ! AURA Photos, Crystals, New Age Jewelry & Books for sale.
The Film: UTEP Get Reel Film Series
Housed in the UTEP Union Cinema, Get Reel (previously Cinema Novo) presents independent and educational films as well as blockbuster movies for only $1. Movies are shown, each semester twice a week starting at 7:00p.m. Get Reel offers top name movies and quality films at an unbeatable price. All Films Are Friday & Saturday at 7:00 p.m. $1.00 for UTEP Students, Faculty Staff & Alumni Members (With Valid Miner Gold Card) | $2.00 for the General Public $5.00 Movie Combo, includes Hot Dog, Small Soda, and Popcorn.
Tonight’s Movie: Frozen
The 5k: Walk/Run for Literacy of El Paso
All proceeds benefit literacy development in El Paso schools.
The Show: Provost Gun Show
This show will be held at the El Maida Shrine Temple and is hosted by Provost Gun Show of Texas. All Federal, State and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed. Free parking for all. Concession on site with good food and prices.
Last Minute LocalFebruary 28, 2014
The Tasting: Craft Beer Tasting
Bring the gang and enjoy some great craft beer and cigars! Breckenridge Brewery out of Colorado will be on site. Try the five selections of amazing beer, and a free tasting of each. Purchase a brew and receive a free raffle ticket. 100% ID check. This event is open to the public.
The Live Music: Friday Nights by the Fire
Friday Nights by the Fire will feature a band and line dancing in front of the big stone fireplace by the Grand Theatre. Sit back, relax in our comfy patio furniture under the stars and enjoy a drink from Shamrock’s Pub, and a dessert from Dairy Queen or Baskin Robbins. All are open to the public.
The Market: El Paso Downtown Artist and Farmers Market
Located at the Union Plaza District (near The Garden Restaurant), The Downtown Artist and Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday morning. The market offers original arts and crafts, food vending, regionally grown agricultural products and entertainment from local artists, artisans and farmers in El Paso County.
The Show: El Paso Spring Home & Garden Show
Don’t miss your opportunity to turn your home and garden dreams into reality! The entire El Paso Convention Center will be completely transformed, for one weekend only, into a Home and Garden Extravaganza. From the front door to the backyard you’ll find it all at the 15th Annual El Paso Home & Garden Show. Come take advantage of “Show Only” prices. Save Time, Save Money & Have Fun!
Celebrity Appearances by Brian Santos, “The Wall Wizard”
Join brian, TV celebrity and author of several how-to books, for a fun educational experience as he teaches you his painting tricks and tips. Brian has shared his expertise on national TV shows, including “Good Morning America,” “Today” and HGTV’s “Smart Solutions.”
The Trucks:Monster Jam
Monster Jam® is the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour featuring the biggest names in monster trucks including Grave Digger®, Maximum Destruction®, Monster Mutt®, El Toro Loco®, Captain’s Curse® and Blue Thunder®.
The Live Music: Dan Lambert and the Double Drum Trio
Come on out and enjoy the sounds of Dan Lambert and the Double Drum Trio from 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m. Bring a picnic, your family and friends and enjoy the day at Zin Valle Vineyards. Salud!
The Tour: Tribal Seeds with Inna Vision and New Kingdom 2014 Spring Tour
Presented by Tricky Falls. Doors open at 7 pm, all ages welcome.
Last Minute LocalFebruary 21, 2014
The Library Day: Lego Day
Join your nearest El Paso Public Library branch for Lego Day, every 2nd Friday of each month for children ages 1 to 6. Legos will be provided so no need to bring your own.
The Speedway: Stock Car Races
USMTS Winter Meltdown Speed Week is here. Gates open at 3:00 p.m.
The Fair: 2nd Annual Pet-A-Fair
All pets are welcome to bring their owners. Vendors will provide pet pampering. Event will have pet grooming, vets, attire, vaccinations, baths, and pet special foods.
The Expo: Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon Expo
The race itself is only half the fun. With over 30 exhibitors and vendors, the Expo is the place to find great products and information on all things marathon! The Expo is also the site for all runners to pick-up their Race Number, Timing Chip, T-shirt and goodie bag.
The Wall: UTEP Centennial Anniversary- Fifth Wall of Giants Grand Opening
The El Paso Museum of History will join UTEP in its celebration of its first one hundred years dedicating the Fifth Wall of Giants, showing what UTEP was in the past and what it will be in the future. Ribbon Cutting with Dr. Diana Natalicio, City Mayor Oscar Leeser, PayDirt Pete and the Amigo Man. Party at the museum patio will hold a live performance by “Litio” pop-rock band from 5-9 p.m. The UTEP Cheerleaders and Golddigers will also perform; Shundo Dance Studio will perform a special dance for the decades. Free food and cash bar will be available.
The Film: Get Reel Film Series
Housed in the UTEP Union Cinema, Get Reel (previously Cinema Novo) presents independent and educational films as well as blockbuster movies for only $1. Movies are shown, each semester twice a week starting at 7:00p.m. Get Reel offers top name movies and quality films at an unbeatable price. All Films Are Friday & Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
Tonight’s Movie: Lee Daniel’s The Butler
The Race: Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon
Runner or not the finish line will be the place to be this Sunday morning! Cheer on participants and enjoy some of the post-race festivities.
The Expo: Love Affair and Bridal Expo
KISS-FM is hosting the 17 th annual Love Affair and Bridal Expo at the Camino Real Hotel. The expo features three bridal fashion shows and several vendors booths onthe hotel’s grand ballroom, mezzanine, and lobby.
The Tours: San Elizario Historic District Tours
The San Elizario Historic District will present Two free guided walking tours of the nationally recognized historic district on the 4th Sunday of every month. Tour Times are at Noon and 3 p.m. Participants are asked to gather at the Main Street Mercantile, 15 minutes prior to the tour. The tour will take approximately one hour and a half. This is a walking tour, at a slow pace. Don’t forget your camera.Texas History, starts in San Elizario!
Last Minute LocalFebruary 14, 2014
The Show: Coin Show
The International Coin Club of El Paso’s 51st annual Coin Show with tables of coins, paper money, medals and tokens by dealers from around the country. The 2014 show will commemorate UTEP’s Centennial. Medals commemorating the event will be available at the show.
The Tour: Haunted History Bus Tour
Meet at Concordia Cemetery and experience L3 Coach, the ultimate party experience in El Paso. L3 Coach and the Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society will take participants to haunted locations thru out El Paso!
The Fair: El Paso Chihuahuas Job Fair
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The El Paso Chihuahuas are hosting a job fair! The team is looking for qualified, hardworking candidates, with great customer service skills who want to help provide fun, family entertainment for our guests. A variety of seasonal positions are available that are slated to begin in April, 2014 and run into September, 2014. The positions vary based upon skill sets. They are seeking staff that can work all home games and additional events as needed. Most games are held in the evening hours during the week and weekend and all positions pay minimum wage hourly. There are a small number of weekday mid-day games. Candidates must be able to accommodate the schedule, stand for long periods of time and must be able to work outdoors.
The Class: Tai Chi 1 and 2
Learn the graceful art and relaxation of Tai Chi.
The Market: Valentine’s Wine Art Market
Art and frame Mfg. and Sunland Winery will be hosting a Valentine’s art and wine market. Painting and tasting classes, local arts market with more than 30 vendors and live music.
The Film: Get Reel Film Series
Housed in the UTEP Union Cinema, Get Reel (previously Cinema Novo) presents independent and educational films as well as blockbuster movies for only $1. Movies are shown, each semester twice a week starting at 7:00p.m. Get Reel offers top name movies and quality films at an unbeatable price.
Tonight’s Movie: About Time
The Run: Race for Care-Care 2014 Kickoff Race
Hosted by the Town of Mesilla, this race is held in memory of Emilio Rigales Sr. who lost his battle with lung cancer. The first 200 pre-registered runners & walkers receive race T-Shirt! Trophy & bragging rights to the largest team! Refreshments available at the finish line
The Live Music: Julio Ortiz
Love is in the air! There is no better way to say “Amor” than wine and music! Join us Sunday, February 16th for FREE live music and FREE wine tasting. Come on out and enjoy the sounds of guitarist and singer Julio Ortiz from 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m. Bring a picnic, your family and friends and enjoy the day at Zin Valle Vineyards. Salud!
The Comedian: Willie Barcena
Fresh from his Comedy Central Special ‘Deal with It’ released last May, Willie Barcena is back! His talent has garnered him 11 appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.’ Jay even invited Willie to perform for the troops in Afghanistan. Barcena helped provide much-needed laughter to that part of the world. Willie’s numerous jobs prepared him for his comedy career.
Last Minute LocalFebruary 7, 2014
The Walk: First Friday Art Walk & Ghost Tour
The First Friday of the Month Art Walk in Historic San Elizario. The event, which is free, will also include appetizers, refreshments and music. All of the art galleries are open in the evening for this once a month event. Art patrons are encouraged to come out and enjoy an evening of art and history. Other participating artists are: Amado Pena, Joe Arroyos, Al Borrego, G. Jacquez Calderon, Rob Mack, Alberto Escamilla, Bert Saldana, Sergio Acosta, Manuel Alvarado, Rob Mack, Robert Lichlyter, Sam Gutierrez, Robert Estrada and others. Enjoy Live Music at the El Bandido Restuarant & Cantina. Don’t miss the “Movie On The Wall” at sundown. Sign up for the San Elizario Ghost Tour at 10:00 p.m., presented by Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society.
The Birthday: Bob Marley Birthday Bash
Live musical performances provided by Radio LaChusma, Fixed Idea, B Series and the Chuco Town Rockers. All proceeds benefit El Paso and Las Cruces Boys & Girls Club. 21+ welcome.
The Run: Nun Run
T-shirt for the first 300 5K runners or walkers to register. 1 Mile Fun Walk T-shirts will be given upon availability. Parking in the back of the school on Reynolds. Participants please do not block neighborhood driveways.
The Shopping Spree: Valentine Bazaar
There will be a variety of things for your kids to do while you shop for yourself and your loved ones. Dozens of vendors with special one-of-a-kind items at great Valentine’s Day pricing! 100% of the proceeds go towards our Strong Kids Campaign which provides health, fitness, fun, and wellness programs for families in our community.
The Tribute: Rolling Stones Tribute
The Spirit Garden will host live music of all the greatest hits on tribute Thursdays! Doors open at 7 p.m. 18 and older are welcome!
The Show: Autorama El Paso
Get your tickets for the Hottest Car Show in Texas, the El Paso AutoRAMA Car Show at the El Paso Convention Center in El Paso, TX. See all the HOT RIDES see the ‘Best In Class Competition’ featuring the best in antiques, exotics, classic trucks, custom modifieds, muscle cars, street rods, hot rods, lowriders, restored classics original non-modifieds domestic & international motorcycle brands, custom motorcycles, sport bikes, dirt bikes, scooters & much more! Special Guest: Mountain man of Duck Dynasty.
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