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Last Minute LocalJanuary 30, 2015

FRIDAY

The R&B Concert: Friday at the Fire featuring Sha’Vonne Williams
http://freedomcrossingatfortbliss.com/news-and-events/

Join us every Friday night for an evening of music and fun at our beautiful outdoor fireplace. Bands play from 7pm – 9pm with DJ before and after. Our current schedule of entertainment for this free weekly event is listed below. Friday at the Fire is proudly sponsored by Western Technical College and Hoy Fox Automotive.

SATURDAY

The Trail Run: Sugarloaves Ultra Vista Trail Races
http://www.raceadventuresunlimited.com/Sugarloaves'-Ultra-Vista-SUV-Trail-Races/1203/details

Race categories include a 30 mile, 60k, 25k, 4 mile and 9 mile. Water, drinks, gels, crackers at aid stations every 2-3 miles.

The Truck Lineup: Monster X Tour
http://www.countycoliseum.com/event_jan_monsterXtour.shtml

Monster X Tour is the home of the incredibly popular Monster X Tour series that features all the top monster trucks battling it out all around the world. In addition to the monster trucks, fans are treated to incredible high flying freestyle motocross, demolition derbies, and much more.

SUNDAY

The Free Performance: KCOS & Shakespeare on the Rocks present Romeo & Julieta
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/shakespeare-uncovered/

KCOS, El Paso’s PBS station, and Shakespeare on the Rocks, El Paso’s premier classical theater company, are partnering this winter to present Romeo and Julieta, a bilingual adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play. All performances are free and open to the public.

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Visit El Paso

Welcome to the official Visit El Paso blog, your leading source for all things El Paso! Last Minute Local is posted every week and provides readers with a variety of "no planning necessary" ideas on things to see and do this weekend.


Que Pasa BorderlandJanuary 28, 2015

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Kimber McCarden Foster

Join Destination El Paso's Kimber McCarden Foster every week for a run down on events happening right here in our community.


Last Minute LocalJanuary 23, 2015

FRIDAY

The Festival: El Paso Pro-Musical Chamber Music Festival 2015
http://elpasopromusica.org/

El Paso Pro-Musica is one of the city’s most respected organizations. The El Paso Chamber Music Festival spans the entire month of January and receives national and international critical acclaim each year with a history of bringing artistic excellence to the border region. Education is key as chamber music and cultural development is promoted in the fine arts.

Tonight’s Performace: Musica in Collaboration with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra

SATURDAY

The Remodel: El Paso Home Show
http://rjpromotions.com/

This year’s show boasts over 150 booths of new and innovative products for remodeling and updating the inside and outside of the home. Along with hundreds of booths, this year’s event will also include a special appearance by Jennifer Bertrand, HGTV Design Star Winner. Enjoy her decorating and ‘How To’ seminars on Friday and Saturday. Bertrand will provide demonstrations on re-staining cabinetry, decorating small spaces, faux paint techniques, DIY paint and décor, and more!

Home vendors will showcase the hottest new trends in kitchen and bath remodeling, organization ideas, sun room additions, and color and texture ideas for floors and walls. In addition to interior home improvement ideas, exhibitors will display everything needed for exterior home upgrades including windows, doors, landscaping, siding, patios, roofing, guttering, garage additions and more.

Pool Tech Plus is hosting a Splash & Spa Sale with great deals on hot tubs, saunas, swim spas and pools. Register to win great prizes including a Tuff Shed!

The Dance: Belly Dance Extravaganza
http://www.nps.gov/cham/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?eventID=819152-452862

Dance Alive Enterprises and Lorraine present an afternoon belly dance workshop and an evening performance with swirling veils, beautiful music, and dancers from the Southwest.

Chamizal National Memorial does not charge admission for entry into the park or theater. Any admission fees are charged by the performance groups, and all monies received go directly to the groups to support their programs. Most performance groups only accept cash, and exact change is recommended.

SUNDAY

The Great Outdoors: Last Sunday Hike
http://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/last-sunday-hike-3

Hike 1-mile up Directisimo Trail to Ranger Peak on this 1st Last Sunday Hike of the Year. We meet at 8:00AM in the Park’s parking lot. Bring: water, hat, weather appropriate clothing, and sturdy shoes.

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Visit El Paso

Welcome to the official Visit El Paso blog, your leading source for all things El Paso! Last Minute Local is posted every week and provides readers with a variety of "no planning necessary" ideas on things to see and do this weekend.


Que Pasa BorderlandJanuary 21, 2015

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Kimber McCarden Foster

Join Destination El Paso's Kimber McCarden Foster every week for a run down on events happening right here in our community.


Last Minute LocalJanuary 16, 2015

FRIDAY

The Ride: Ride for Reading
https://www.facebook.com/events/780758425326435/permalink/780762085326069/

On January 16, 2015 at 7:30am, cyclists are gathering at Crazy Cat Cyclery (2800 N Stanton) to load over 1,000 books on their bikes to deliver to Douglass Elementary School. The volunteers will arrive at the school at 9:00am. The children will hear a message highlighting the importance of reading and healthy living, and then every student will choose two books that they will take home!

The Music Festival: El Paso Pro-Musica Chamber Music Festival- Russian Titans “Concerto Night!”
http://elpasopromusica.org/event/el-paso-pro-musica-chamber-music-festival/?instance_id=87

Dmitry Sitkovetsky violin, Scott Rawls viola, Zuill Bailey cello, Elizabeth DeMio piano Sitkovetsky’s Bach Goldberg Variations- “Robust and Joyous”- New York Times

SATURDAY

The Craft Beer: Sun City on Tap
http://americaontap.com/sun-city-on-tap/

Sun City On Tap Craft Beer Festival takes place Saturday, January 17th at Southwest University Event Center. Choose from two sessions, 1PM to 4PM or 5PM to 8PM. Sun City on Tap will showcase over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Attendees will receive 8 initial samples with their souvenir sampling glass and the opportunity to purchase more samples! Plus hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase and great vendors.

The New Age Event:El Paso Psychic Fair
http://www.elpasopsychicfair.com/

12 or more . . . Professional Traveling Psychics from all over Texas and New Mexico do readings and help clients that come to the fair. Ask them anything. Discuss anything. Talk to them about your problems. Ask for answers. Love, Relationships, Career, Money, Family or friend loss. Connect with the departed. Find out what YOUR Angels have to say. Palm and Tarot Card Readings, Numerology, Astrology, Feng Shui items, Clairvoyants, and more! Readings, New Age Gifts, Crystals & Crystal Skulls for sale, Aura Photos, fun fun fun ! Talk to a psychic about anything. Some readers are from National TV Shows.

SUNDAY

The Expo: Days of Remembrance Bridal Quince & Sweet 16 Expo
http://www.bridalquinceguide.com/

The 2015 Days of Remembrance Bridal Quince and Sweet 16 Expo will feature the most talented event professionals in the El Paso area. The event consists of wedding gowns, quince & sweet 16 dresses, ballrooms, photographers, tuxedos, florists, jewelers, skincare, eye care, and your one stop shop for all your event needs! Samples will be given, as well as fabulous giveaways. In order to qualify the brides, quinces and sweet 16 must visit and obtain a signature from each vendor. Our special guest is a celebrity reality star from the show Celebrations on WE TV’, a wedding guru, and the ultimate event planner David Tutera. All Door proceeds go to The Child Crisis Center of El Paso.

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Visit El Paso

Welcome to the official Visit El Paso blog, your leading source for all things El Paso! Last Minute Local is posted every week and provides readers with a variety of "no planning necessary" ideas on things to see and do this weekend.


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