Mount Cristo Rey Hike Through Time
— A guided hike is at noon Sunday,
, atMount Cristo Rey, Sunland Park, N.M. Length:5 miles round trip (2-3 hours). Cost: $5 ($2 for children) donation requested for the Mt. CristoRestoration Committee. Information: 252-9840. No reservation is required. A presentation on the history of the monu-ment will be given at the summit.The four-story-tall statue of Christ on thecross was built in 1938-40 by sculptor UrbiciSoler. The mountaintop is 4,576 feet above sealevel, in Sunland Park, N.M., near the junctionof Mexico, Texas and New Mexico.The hike is sponsored by El Paso Convention& Visitors Bureau and El Paso Scene. Security isprovided along the trail and in the parking lot.The 5-mile hike is easy to moderate, and issuitable for all ages.Meet at the large parking lot at the trailhead to Mt. Cristo Rey off McNutt Road (NM 273).Take the Racetrack exit off Paisano and cross the Rio Grande.
Hyundai Sun Bowl —
The 79th annualfootball classic begins at noon, Monday,
, featuring the USC Trojans of the PAC 12and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets of the ACC. Tickets; $15, $20, $30, $40, $50, $60and $150. Information: 533-4416, 1-800-915-BOWL or sunbowl.org (Ticketmaster).Pre-game activities begin at 11:30 a.m. in thestadium with introduction of 2012 Legends of the Sun Bowl Game and the Sun Court, per-formances by university bands and the GoldenKnights Army Parachute Team.The halftime show features bands from both teams and country artist Lee Brice.Other Sun Bowl events:• Rotary Sun Bowl Football Team Luncheon isFriday,
, at the El Paso ConventionCenter. Doors open at 11 a.m. The startingline-ups from both teams are introduced at11:30 a.m. Tickets: $50; tables for eight $450(eight guests, or six guests plus two footballplayer from each team). Information: 533-4416,ext. 200 or 504-9013.• The 15th annual Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta is 4 to 8p.m. Sunday,
, at the El PasoConvention Center, with live music by localbands, food and drinks, a pep rally, fireworksdisplay and more. Admission is free, and thepublic is invited.
White Winter Wonderland Bridal andQuinceañera Showcase
— The 7th annualshowcase is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,
,at the Centennial Banquet and ConferenceCenter on Fort Bliss, with fashion shows anddozens of vendors from ballrooms to florists. Admission is free. Information: 629-0359.
El Paso Psychic Fair —
The fair is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday,
, at the Hawthorn Inn, 1700 Airway (at Boeing). Admission: $5 for both days (private readingsnot included with admission). Free admission with active duty military I.D. Information: 345-6245 or elpasopsychicfair.com.The fair features aura photos, handmade New Age crystal and gemstone jewelry, spirit writing,Feng Shui products, aromatherapy and readingsby 14 professional psychic readers and medi-ums from across Texas and New Mexico.Readings offered in English and Spanish.
Days of Remembrance Bridal, Quince& Sweet 16 Fair
— The 23rd annual eventis 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday,
, at the ElPaso Convention Center, presented by ElegantPenguin Productions. The event gathers more than 120 experts in the field of weddings,quinces and sweet 16s, including cakes, cater-ing, dresses, flowers, halls, hotels, photogra-phy/video services, tuxedos and more. Wilhelmina Bazaar Modeling Agency will host amodel search find the two new faces of their campaign; two winners will be selected. Admission: $5; free for ages 12 and younger.Information: 592-8897, eptuxs.com or bridalquince.com. Admission fees benefit the ElPaso Child Crisis Center.
Spring Home Show
— The El Paso Association of Builders presents the annualevent
at the El Paso ConventionCenter. The show features booths providingexhibits, demonstrations, a nail-driving compe- tition and more. Free antique appraisals offered(up to three items per person). Hours are 4 to8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5.95