•HOLIDAYFEST AND NIGHT OF LIGHTS: 5-9 p.m., various downtown locations.
•HOLIDAY KICK-OFF PARTY: 5-9 p.m., Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and under.
•JOEL YOUNG BAND: Country, 7-9 p.m., Beamers, 5108 W. County Line Road.
•THE REMNANTS: 8 p.m.-midnight, Fraternal Order of Eagles, 4940 Bluffton Road.
•PAUL AND BRIAN: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Club Paradise, Lake James.
•TODD HARROLD BAND: 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Four D's Bar & Grill, 1820 W. Dupont Road.
•CHRIS WORTH: 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Jimmy's on James, Lake James.
•THE FREAK BROTHERS: 10 p.m., Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St. $5.
•ICE SKATING: Open for the season, beginning Sunday Nov. 18, Headwaters Park Skating Rink. Free skating noon-4 p.m. Nov. 18, and rink open until 8 p.m. Regular hours: 1-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; noon-10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday; closed Christmas Day. Extended holiday hours: noon-10 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21-Jan. 5. Admission: $5 ages 14 and older, $3 under age 14, $2 skate rental.