NC9 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 7-8, 2017

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Looking for fun ways to fill your weekend? Consider the following options:


Yoga on the Lawn

Fusion Fitness Studio returns to the Fountains Saturday for a free yoga session. Namaste!

When: Saturday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m.

Where: Fountains at Farah Lawn

Cost: FREE


Chalk the Block

The annual chalk art event will feature more than 50 artists and installations, music, food, activities, and more!

When: Friday, Oct. 6 (6-10 p.m.), Saturday, Oct. 7 (10 a.m.-10 p.m.), and Sunday, Oct. 8 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Where: Downtown El Paso

Cost: FREE


Movie Nite on the Lawn

The Fountains' free movie series is back this weekend with a screening of Disney Pixar's "Monsters, Inc." Don't forget your blankets and chairs!

When: Saturday, Oct. 7 at sundown

Where: Fountains at Farah Lawn

Cost: FREE

2017 Groove and Glow 5k presented by GECU

The annual run/walk returns for its 4th year full of glow-in-the-dark fun and catchy music.

When: Saturday, Oct. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Where: The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus

Cost: $50 (on-site registration available from 4 to 6 p.m.)


St. Luke's Country Fair

The annual event will be full of games, food, music from "Route 66", an appearance from Chico the Chihuahua, the Great Dachshund Stampede, and a Blessing of the Animals.

When: Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: St. Luke's Episcopal Church


Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tour

Boo! Join guides for a tour of "El Paso's City of the Dead" and see if you can detect any paranormal activity...if you dare.

When: Saturday, Oct. 8 at 9 p.m.

Where: Concordia Cemetery

Cost: $15 per person


Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart

"Follow your heart" to the Coliseum this weekend for a Disney on Ice Show featuring characters from some of your favorite Disney movies, including Finding Dory, Frozen, Cinderella, Toy Story, and more!

When: Saturday, Oct. 7 and Sunday, Oct. 8 at 8 12 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. each day

Where: El Paso County Coliseum

Cost: $20 to $65 (TICKETS)


Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market

The new weekly market will include kids activities, music, art, organic honey, vegetables, meat, food trucks, and more.

When: Sunday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: The Substation


The Importance of Being Earnest

This Oscar Wilde "Trivial Comedy for Serious People" tells the story of a man who leads a double-life using the pseudonym "Earnest". Head over to the Wise Theater to watch the excitement unfold!

When: Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2:30 p.m.

Where: William and Marie Wise Family Theater

Cost: Adults: $14, UTEP faculty/alumni, non-UTEP students, military, seniors, groups: $12, UTEP students, children: $9


For more things to do this weekend, visit our Events Calendar.

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