1 Brave New Art: The Society of Scottish Artists Annual Open Exhibition

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, today until November 24

The Herald:

Celebrating experimentation and the adventurous spirit of contemporary art, this spectacular exhibition is full of artistic treasures.

Now in its 119th year, the annual exhibit features work from established and new Scottish artists, international names and Scots graduates, including Anya Gleizer, Juliana Capes, Michael Popper and Will Vernon.

Highlights this year include a Bacchanalian procession through the street of Edinburgh, the UK premiere of Venice Biennale artist Bettina Hutschek and 'In the Fields', a work that has taken movements on the Crinan Canal and turned them into sculpture.

Entry is free. Visit www.s-s-a.org.

2 BBC Good Food Show

SECC, Glasgow, November 4-6

The Herald:

Food lovers are in for a treat when the BBC Good Food Show visits Scotland tomorrow.

The three-day food festival boasts an impressive programme of events, workshops, stalls and cooking demonstrations.

There will also be guest talks and demonstrations from celebrity chefs including Michel Roux Jr, Tom Kitchin, Tom Kerridge, Masterchef’s John Torode and Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood.

Tickets prices vary. Visit www.bbcgoodfoodshowscotland.com.

3 Aberdeen Fireworks Display

Aberdeen Beach, Aberdeen, November 5

Aberdeen will host its spectacular Disney-themed Guy Fawkes fireworks display on Saturday.

The event, which kicks off Aberdeen’s Winter Festival, features a charity firewalk, fire jugglers and a fireworks display set to music.

The best vantage points for the display are around the Beach Boulevard, Queen’s Links and Esplanade areas so get there early to secure your spot.

Entry is free. Visit www.aberdeencity.gov.uk.

4 Perthshire Amber Festival

Various venues, Perthshire, today until November 6

The Herald:

Founded by Dougie MacLean, the man who wrote Scotland’s unofficial national anthem, Caledonia, this festival showcases Perthshire’s history, culture and stunning scenery.

The three-day event features music from Julie Fowlis, Duncan Chisholm, Siobhan Wilson, Ross Ainslie, Tim Edey and Cilla & Artie from the Singing Kettle.

Venues for this year’s festival include ancient castles, the historic Dunkeld Cathedral, an iron age crannog and Perth Concert Hall.

Ticket prices vary. Visit www.perthshireamber.com.

5 Jonny Awsum

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline, Drygate, Glasgow and The Studio at The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, today, November 4 and 5

The guitar wielding comedy whirlwind will bring his latest arsenal of jokes to Scotland this weekend.

The Croydon comic will treat fans to a selection of parodies, sing-a-longs, raps, jingles and original comedy songs during his set.

Support will be provided by Jim Smith, Raymond Mearns and multi-award winning Australian comedian and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Felicity Ward.

Tickets cost £12.50 for adults and £10.50 for concessions. Visit www.jonnyawsum.com.

6 UCI Track Cycling World Cup

Emirates Arena, Glasgow, November 4-6

The UCI Track Cycling World Cup kicks off at the Sir Chris Velodrome in Glasgow tomorrow.

Competing on UK soil for the first time since Rio 2016, Britain’s Olympic medallists will go head-to-head with World Champions during the opening round of the 2016-17 series at the arena.

With 14 medals up for grabs over six sessions, it promises to be an unmissable event.

Ticket cost £15. Visit www.trackworldcup.co.uk.

7 MOBO Awards

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, November 4

The Herald:

The MOBO (Music of Black Origin) awards will celebrate their 21st anniversary in Glasgow tomorrow.

Presented by Melvin Odoom and Rickie Haywood-Williams, this year's nominees include Laura Mvula, Craig David, Kano, Stormzy, Ray BLK, Beyonce and Kanye West.

There will also be performances from Tinie Tempah, Chase & Status, Clean Bandits, Anne-Marie, Craig David and Laura Mvula, who is nominated for four awards, on the night.

Tickets cost £28.40-£51.10. Visit www.thessehydro.com.

8 WWE: Raw and Smackdown Live

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, November 7-8

WWE Raw TV will make its Glasgow debut this weekend when it televises two nights of action-packed mayhem live from the city’s SSE Hydro.

WWE Raw and Smackdown will bring all of the WWE Superstars under one roof for two special shows.

Highlights include Seth Rollins vs WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens, Roman Reigns vs United States Champion Rusev and Kane vs Randy Orton.

Other stars taking part in the shows include Sami Zayn, Chris Jericho, Dean Ambrose and Nikki Bella.

Tickets cost £34.05-£350. Visit www.thessehydro.com.

9 Lightastic Fireworks Extravaganzas

George Herriot’s Playing Fields, Edinburgh, and George Watson's Rugby Ground, Edinburgh, November 4 and 6

Scottish Love in Action will host three fundraising fireworks displays in Edinburgh this weekend to mark Guy Fawkes night.

The traditional displays will include fireworks by Pyromancer Fireworks, a pipe band, food, drink and a costume parade.

There will also be performances from Edinburgh Mela Bollywood dances and Delighters Fire Circus Theatre.

Tickets cost £7.50. Visit www.sla-India.org.

10 St Andrews Food and Drink Festival

Various venues, St Andrews, today until November 30

Foodies will get the chance to sample some culinary delights this weekend as St Andrews celebrates the best produce Fife has to offer.

Now in its third year, the month-long festival is packed full of demonstrations, tastings and workshops.

There will also be a street food market, tutored whisky tastings, a Christmas emporium and a festival dinner.

Ticket prices vary. Visit www.foodfromfife.co.uk.