WBT Holiday on Ice
10 a.m.-7 p.m. (also various times through Jan. 6). NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza, Martin Luther King Boulevard and Brevard Street. $9 admission, $3 skate rental. www.wbt.com/holidayonice.
The outdoor ice-skating rink – 100 feet by 72 feet – brings a beloved winter pastime to the heart of uptown. Socks, gloves and hats are recommended. Food, soda, water and hot chocolate are available for purchase.
8 p.m. Fillmore Charlotte, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $44.50. www.livenation.com.
Just weeks after the release of the special 20th anniversary edition of the double platinum “Countdown to Extinction,” Dave Mustaine and crew are back to remind fans of the band’s place in metal history.