October 1, 2023

Check out new craft beer house, restaurant opening

The entertainment menu on the East Side is getting another craft beer and dining option. Vincent & Melo’s Crafthouse, 1691 N. Zaragoza Road, Suite 3, will have its grand opening at 5 p.m. Friday. The restaurant is owned by El Paso musician Jaime Candelaria.

Laugh with comedian John Mulaney

Comedian John Mulaney

The comedian will bring his From Scratch tour to the Abraham Chavez Theatre on Saturday. The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets, ranging from $59 to $79, plus fees, are available at Ticketmaster.com.

Get wild at Boo at the Zoo

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens invites the community to Boo at the Zoo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22-23, at 4001 E. Paisano Drive. 

The family friendly event provides a safe environment to have fun while celebrating Halloween. Guests are encouraged to wear their costumes and enjoy trick-or-treat candy stations sponsored by Raising Cane’s, as well as some fun fall entertainment.  

Enjoy some pre-Halloween festivities at Boo at the Zoo this weekend.

A creepy crawly glow-in-the-dark bug room will be set up in the El Paso Water Discovery Education Center classroom for guests to learn about some of our insect animal ambassadors. Guests can watch zoo animals enjoy special Halloween enrichment treats, including pumpkins and piñatas. 

Activities and candy stations are provided at no cost with paid admission (with the exception of face painting and the train and carousel rides). The Copper Canyon Ropes Course, the PETCO animal adoption center, animal shows and giraffe feedings will not be available during Boo at the Zoo.