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Tuesday, Nov. 25

Light Up UCF

When: Noon to 11 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $15 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more. Tuesdays are Two-for-Tuesdays with buy-one-get-one-free ice-skating tickets.

Preparing to Go Home

When: 11 a.m. to noon

Where: Counseling and Psychological Services

Cost: Free

The Buzz: A session in the “Be Well, Do Well Workshop” series that helps students embrace their inner selves by learning strategies for improving relationships, managing emotions and enhancing their well-being.

IDEAS Showcase

When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Engineering II, Atrium

Cost: Free

The Buzz: The third Interdisciplinary Display for Engineering Analysis Statics (IDEAS) Showcase will display the work of more than 300 undergraduate engineering students. The 86 projects involve physical models, measurements and comparison of the experimental data with the theoretical calculations.

To Write Love on Her Arms at UCF Weekly Meeting

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Student Union, Siesta Key Ballroom (Room 225)

Price: Free

The Buzz: Join To Write Love on Her Arms as it talks about topics about mental health that affect the college community.

Relient K – MMHMM 10th Anniversary Tour

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: House of Blues Orlando, 1490 E. Lake Buena Vista Drive, Orlando

Cost: $24.50

The Buzz: See Relient K, Blondfire and From Indian Lakes as they perform. Relient K’s hits include “Be My Escape,” “Sadie Hawkins Dance” and “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been.”

UCF Women’s Basketball vs. Jacksonville

When: 7 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Price: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Support the UCF Knights women’s basketball team as it takes on the Jacksonville Dolphins.

Melissa Etheridge at Hard Rock Live Orlando

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Hard Rock Live Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $41.75 to $77.75

The Buzz: Watch this performance by Melissa Etheridge, whose hits include “I’m the Only One” and “Like the Way I Do.”

ICE! Featuring The Nutcracker

When: Times vary between 10 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Where: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, 6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee

Price: $14.99 to $28.99

The Buzz: Experience the magic of The Nutcracker in ICE! Relive your favorite scenes from the classic ballet, accompanied by the original Tchaikovsky score.

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Light Up UCF

When: Noon to 11 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $17 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more. Tonight at 7 p.m. there will be a showing of Miracle on 34th Street.

Orlando Magic vs. Golden State Warriors

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Amway Center, 400 W. Church St., Orlando

Cost: $25 and up

The Buzz: Watch as the Magic take on the Warriors.

Anberlin Final Tour

When: 7 p.m.

Where: House of Blues Orlando, 1490 E. Lake Buena Vista Drive, Orlando

Cost: $60 to $255

The Buzz: Anberlin will be performing with ’68. Anberlin’s hits include “The Feel Good Drag,” “Enjoy the Silence” and “Impossible.”

UCF Men’s Basketball vs. Davidson

When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch as the Knights take on the Wildcats. At this game, attendees can donate a toy for Toys for Tots and purchase a game ticket for only $1.

Thursday, Nov. 27

Thanksgiving

2015 Model Central Florida International Auto Show

When: Noon to 9 p.m.

Where: Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive

Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for seniors 62+, military and students; $3 for kids ages 7-12; free for ages 6 and under

The Buzz: More than 350 new cars, trucks and SUVs will be on display.

Light Up UCF

When: 5 p.m. 11 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $17 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more. Carriage rides will be available from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Holidays on Ice at Rosen Centre

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Rosen Centre Hotel Ballroom

Cost: $25

The Buzz: Join the fun-filled, interactive, professional ice-skating show featuring a cast of skaters from all across the United States. Holiday music and an amazing lights show accompany the performances of individual and couples skating for a full 45 minutes. Shows include a pre-show meet and greet and post-performance photo opportunity with the cast.

Turkey Bash

When: 10 p.m.

Where: The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave., Orlando

Cost: Free for 21+ before midnight

The Buzz: The “biggest party on Thanksgiving night” is open for those 18 years and older, and will feature DJ D-Strongis.

Friday, Nov. 28

Black Friday at Oviedo Mall

When: 6 a.m.

Where: Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo

Cost: Free

The Buzz: $5,000 in gift cards will be given away to the first 200 shoppers lined up at 6 a.m. in front of the Regal Cinemas ticket booth.

Blackest Friday Sale Party

When: 9 a.m. to midnight

Where: A Comic Shop, 114 S. Semoran Blvd. Suite 6, Winter Park

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This is a sale and a party with breakfast mimosas and gingerbread beer at Nerdy Karaoke. There will be free comics for the first 52 people, cornerside cosplay, buy-three-get-one-free sales, Nerdy Karaoke starting at 8 p.m. and more.

2015 Model Central Florida International Auto Show

When: Noon to 9 p.m.

Where: Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive, Orlando

Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for seniors 62+, military and students; $3 for kids ages 7-12; free for ages 6 and under

The Buzz: More than 350 new cars, trucks and SUVs will be on display.

Light Up UCF

When: Noon to midnight

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $17 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more. Carriage rides will be available from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. A Christmas Story will be shown from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Holidays on Ice at Rosen Centre

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Rosen Centre Hotel Ballroom

Cost: $25

The Buzz: Join the fun-filled, interactive, professional ice-skating show featuring a cast of skaters from all across the United States. Holiday music and an amazing lights show accompany the performances of individual and couples skating for a full 45 minutes. Shows include a pre-show meet and greet and post-performance photo opportunity with the cast.

Sanford Art Walk

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Historic Downtown Sanford

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Visit Downtown Sanford and see art galleries, listen to live music venues and visit upscale bars and restaurants.

Gallery on First Holiday Extravaganza

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Gallery on First, 211 E. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Artists will offer handmade object suitable for gift-giving, including jewelry, ornaments, sculptures and paintings.

Jim Gaffigan at Hard Rock Live Orlando

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Hard Rock Live Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $50.50 to $57.50

The Buzz: Watch Jim Gaffigan’s stand-up performance.

Saturday, Nov. 29

2015 Model Central Florida International Auto Show

When: Noon to 9 p.m.

Where: Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive, Orlando

Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for seniors 62+, military and students; $3 for kids ages 7-12; free for ages 6 and under

The Buzz: More than 350 new cars, trucks and SUVs will be on display.

Light Up UCF

When: Noon to midnight

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $17 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more. Carriage rides will be available from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Frozen will be shown from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker

When: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando

Cost: $27 to $46

The Buzz: Take a journey with Clare through her enchanting dream. The performance incorporates ballet, stepping, jazz, modern, swing, gospel and hip hop to create a modern adaptation of the classical ballet, The Nutcracker.

Holidays on Ice at Rosen Centre

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Rosen Centre Hotel Ballroom

Cost: $25

The Buzz: Join the fun-filled, interactive, professional ice-skating show featuring a cast of skaters from all across the United States. Holiday music and an amazing lights show accompany the performances of individual and couples skating for a full 45 minutes. Shows include a pre-show meet and greet and post-performance photo opportunity with the cast.

Gallery on First Holiday Extravaganza

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Gallery on First, 211 E. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Artists will offer handmade object suitable for gift-giving, including jewelry, ornaments, sculptures and paintings.

Jim Gaffigan at Hard Rock Live Orlando

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Hard Rock Live Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $50.50 to $57.50

The Buzz: Watch Jim Gaffigan’s stand-up performance.

Sunday, Nov. 30

The Beerd Run

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Lake Baldwin, 3280 Lake Baldwin Lane, Orlando

Cost: $25 to $55

The Buzz: Walk, jog or race in this bearded 5K. Ladies, children and other “beardedly-challenged” people are invited to race, too. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Testicular Cancer Society. After the race, there will be beer, a best-beard competition, food and more.

2015 Model Central Florida International Auto Show

When: Noon to 9 p.m.

Where: Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive, Orlando

Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for seniors 62+, military and students; $3 for kids ages 7-12; free for ages 6 and under

The Buzz: More than 350 new cars, trucks and SUVs will be on display.

Light Up UCF

When: Noon to 10 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $17 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more. Carriage rides will be available from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday Knight Food Share

When: 4:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Lake Claire Recreational Area

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Help feed the homeless in Downtown Orlando. Please wear close-toed shoes and comfortable clothes. RSVP by contacting Alice at vucf_hunger@ucf.edu.

Gallery on First Holiday Extravaganza

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Gallery on First, 211 E. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Artists will offer handmade object suitable for gift-giving, including jewelry, ornaments, sculptures and paintings.

Holidays on Ice at Rosen Centre

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Rosen Centre Hotel Ballroom

Cost: $25

The Buzz: Join the fun-filled, interactive, professional ice-skating show featuring a cast of skaters from all across the United States. Holiday music and an amazing lights show accompany the performances of individual and couples skating for a full 45 minutes. Shows include a pre-show meet and greet and post-performance photo opportunity with the cast.

UCF Men’s Basketball vs. Bethune-Cookman

When: 6 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Price: Free for students

The Buzz: Support the UCF Knights as they take on the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats.

Monday, Dec. 1

Light Up UCF

When: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $17 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more.

Gallery on First Holiday Extravaganza

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Gallery on First, 211 E. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Artists will offer handmade object suitable for gift-giving, including jewelry, ornaments, sculptures and paintings.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Light Up UCF

When: Noon to 11 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $15 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more. Tuesdays are Two-for-Tuesdays with buy-one-get-one-free ice-skating tickets.

UCF Women’s Basketball vs. UNF

When: 4:30 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch the Knights as they take on the Ospreys.

Gallery on First Holiday Extravaganza

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Gallery on First, 211 E. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Artists will offer handmade object suitable for gift-giving, including jewelry, ornaments, sculptures and paintings.

UCF Men’s Basketball vs. Georgia Southern

When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch the nights take on the Eagles. The first 1,000 students will receive a limited-edition UCF Ugly Sweater T-shirt.

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Light Up UCF

When: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $9 to ice skate, $17 for the ultimate ride package

The Buzz: Enjoy holiday lights, a Ferris wheel, Santa Claus, ice skating and more. Carriage rides will be available from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. A Christmas Carol will be shown from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

UCF Alumni: Professional Development Series presents Time Management: Getting From “To Do” to Done

When: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Learn tips and tricks to impact effectiveness. This session will be presented by Tom Horvath and advanced registration is required. Call Lauren Sylvester at 407-823-2586 for more information.

Gallery on First Holiday Extravaganza

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Gallery on First, 211 E. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Artists will offer handmade object suitable for gift-giving, including jewelry, ornaments, sculptures and paintings.

Downton Abbey Season 5 Free Screening

When: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Valencia College East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: WUCF TV is screening the new season of Downton Abbey and guests must register at wucftv.org/events.

The Phantom of the Opera

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave, Orlando

Cost: $39 to $128

The Buzz: Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera will be at the Center.

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