» Charlottesville’s Grand Illunimation: Tree lighting, holiday concert, Reindeer Games for children and more, 4:30 p.m., Sprint Pavilion, (434) 245-4910, free.

» Inaugural ”Festival of Trees”: 4-8 p.m., Lake Monticello’s main Ashlawn clubhouse, admission by donation of a new unwrapped toy, nonperishable food or cash.

» The Hip Abduction with Signal Fire: 8:30 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m., the Southern Cafe and Music Hall, (800) 594-8499, $14, $12 advance.

» Full Nelson Friday: 6-8 p.m., Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton, (540) 456-8020, free.

» Friday Cheers Night: 6-8 p.m., food available 5 to 9 p.m., Blue Mountain Barrel House in Arrington, (434) 263-4002, no cover.

» Chris Van Cleave and Muskrat Reames: Presented by The Songmaker Series and Unity of Charlottesville, 7 p.m., C’ville Coffee, $20.

» First Friday: 6-9 p.m., DuCard Vineyards, (540) 923-4206, no cover, bring a dish to share, bring your instruments if you would like to take the open stage.

» The Gladstones: 8 p.m., Durty Nelly’s Pub, (434) 295-1278, no cover.

» David Kulund and Friends: 6-9 p.m., Farmacy food truck will be there, Glass House Winery, (434) 975-0094, no cover.

» Charlie & The 45s: Live Country Band Karaoke: 10 p.m., Holly’s Diner, (434) 234-4436, free.

» Open Music Jam: 7-10 p.m., James River Brewery in Scottsville, (434) 286-7837, everyone welcome to play, no cover.

» Teatime Recitals: McIntire Department of Music students perform, 1 p.m., Cabell Hall Auditorium at UVa, (434) 924-3052, free.

» Family Holiday Concerts with Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia and UVa’s University Singers: 8 p.m., Cabell Hall Auditorium (434) 924-3052, $45-$10, $10 students, each UVa student may reserve one free ticket.

» Fluvanna Community Singers: 7:30 p.m., Carysbrook Performing Arts Center in Fork Union, (434) 842-1333, free, donations for Fluvanna Food Pantry welcomed.

» Virginia Women’s Chorus: 36th annual Candlelight Concert, 8 p.m., St. Paul’s Memorial Church at 1701 University Ave., $20, $13 seniors 65 and older and $7 students.

» “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas”: 8 p.m., Four County Players’ Mainstage in Barboursville, (540) 832-5355, $10.

» “Tigers Be Still”: 8 p.m., Live Arts, (434) 977-4177, $26, $22 students and seniors.

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