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WHAT TO DO AND SEE IN EL PASO, TEXAS, IN THE SPRING

WHAT TO DO AND SEE IN EL PASO, TEXAS, IN THE SPRING

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Springtime is one of the best times to head outdoors from your apartment in El Paso to enjoy all the local color and lovely events that flourish this time of the year. To help you enjoy all that there is to do in your back yard, we’ve picked a few of our favorites to share with you now!   

Michael McDonald Performs at The Plaza Theatre in El Paso

April 4 – 7:30 pm
Plaza Theatre
1 Civic Center Plaza
El Paso, TX
A great family-friendly concert is coming to El Paso when Michael McDonald take the stage at the Plaza Theatre.  A legend of the top music chart hits for four decades, Michael is well know for his career with the Doobie Brothers when hits like “What a Fool Believes” and solo hits like “I Keep Forgettin” were playing on radio stations throughout the world.  Get the family together, get your tickets, and go enjoy an evening of timeless music for a great night on the town.

21st Annual Veterans Parade in San Elizario

April 5 
San Elizario Historic District
The 21th Annual Veterans Parade & Celebration is coming our way in El Paso.  It starts starts at 9 a.m. at Thompson Rd and Socorro Rd and heads east on Socorro Road to Main Street in San Elizario and ends at Veterans Memorial Plaza in front of the San Elizario Church.   Stay to watch the Veteran presentations, annual Lighting of the Candels and POW-MIA festivities.

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Photography



April 15
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
1700 McKinley Ave, El Paso, TX 79930

Wyler Aerial Tramway State Park
There’s always something to do in and around our apartments in El Paso and this spring is no exception.  Get your calendar, pull out your camera, and head to the Wyler Aerial Tramway State Park to enjoy a fun and educational day with famed photographer David Quintanilla.   With his personal guidance, you will have the opportunity to practice your photography skills and enjoy the views at the park.  A special note: If you participate in this workshop you will be able to participate on our Arts in the Parks exhibition at the International Museum of Art in El Paso.

La Viña Winery Spring Wine Festival

April 22 – 23
La Viña Winery

One of our favorite springtime events is on tap Saturday April 22 and Sunday April 23 2017, from noon to 7 p.m. when La Viña Winery hosts their annual Spring Wine Festival.
Over 20 wines will be available for tasting and purchase.  Adult admission to the festival is $20 and includes a souvenir glass and a choice of 9 wines or a glass of wine.  There is a $10 admission for 12-20 years of age and those under the age of 12 will be admitted free.
                                            

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Acrylic Painting

April 22 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
1700 McKinley Ave, El Paso, TX 79930
Wyler Aerial Tramway State Park

Here’s another wonderful opportunity to enhance your artistic talents!  Head to the Wyler Aerial Tramway State Park on April 22 for a free Acrylic Painting session with Missy Mitchel.   Be sure to bring 1 small and 1 medium sized acrylic paint brushes; the rest of the tools and paints will be supplied.   If you participate in this workshop you will be able to participate on our Arts in the Parks exhibition at the International Museum of Art in El Paso.
 
Sun City Craft Beer Festival

April 29th
Convention Center Plaza

It’s time again for the biggest craft beer festival in El Paso! If you enjoy sipping brews in the sunshine while listing to some great bands and eating scrumptious food, make plans now to head on out to the Sun City Craft Beer Festival on April 29th.  This year they will showcase over 150 different craft beers brought to you from 60 breweries from near and far.  There’s plenty for kids of all ages to make this a great spring day for all involved.

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