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Everything EP Weekender: June 11-13th

Billy the Kid Festival
Billy the Kid Festival

I am bombarded by email, after email of weekly events going on in El Paso. There is so much going on and in the past I have made lists and list of things to do. There is so much to add to those lists that the wiser option would be to lead you to where to find exactly would you might have interest in.

Here we go:

Some of the stand out “Things to Do” this weekend in EP include:

Billy the Kid Festival in San Elizario, Texas. This event celebrates Billy the Kid's visit to San Elizario in 1876. See re-enactments of the historic breakout of Billy's friend at the old El Paso County Jail. Learn the historic truths of his visit to the old Texas town. See an original one act play, and visit the historic jail and more than 17 historic sites. Includes guided tours, daily historic talks, arts & crafts, concessions, Billy the Kid - Look-A-Like Contest and more. Contact: Al Borrego 915-851-0041 Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. San Elizario Historic District. Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Location: Veterans Memorial Plaza, San Elizario, TX 

The 27th summer concert series at the Chamizal National Memorial Amphitheater-Music Under the Stars starts June 13- Brasil Brasil Show (samba/lambada) Contact: 915-541-4481 Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

VIVA! El Paso celebrates its 32nd anniversary this summer in El Paso's McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater. An outdoor musical drama, VIVA! Performance chronicles the 400 year history and cultural evolution of the El Paso region. The show is performed every Friday and Saturday night at 8:30 pm Tickets: Adults $20-$24, Kids 2-12 $16-$20 plus applicable service fees. Discounts are available for groups of 20 or more, Military with ID and senior citizens 65+. Enjoy a BBQ Dinner at McKelligon Canyon before VIVA! El Paso: Adult Dinner = $20.00 Children’s Dinner (12 & under) = $10.00 Dinner ticket does not include performance. Adult Dinner consists of a platter of BBQ Beef Brisket, Chile Rubbed Pork Ribs, Honey Glazed Sausage served with Ranchero Beans, Potato Salad and Jalapeno Cornbread. Comes with choice of Lemonade or Soft Drink. Children’s Dinner consists of a BBQ Brisket Sandwich with Potato Chips, Corn on the Cob, Cookie and Drink. Added Value: Free Popcorn or Churro at intermission for each Adult or Kid’s Dinner purchased. Dinners served from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm only. The McKelligon Canyon Box Office opens 3 hours before performance time. The main Box Office is located at the Plaza Theatre open Monday -Friday from 9am-5pm. Please Call the Inclement Weather Hotline at (915) 534-0674 for up to date information on whether or not the performance will be cancelled due to weather. For information please call (915 231-1165)

 Enjoy  your weekend El Paso! Check back often for updates and new reviews.


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