A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
Daryl Hance, guitarist for blues/soul/jam outfit JJ Grey & Mofro, takes his Hendrix- and Sly Stone-inspired act to Stickyz, with funky fusion-meisters 1 oz. Jig opening the show at 9 p.m., $5.
Jeff Coleman plays jazz at The Afterthought at 8 p.m.
Iowa's The Poison Control Center probably can't help you if you've done gone and drank paint thinner, but if you're looking for some upbeat indie pop, you're in luck; Sterlington Louisiana's And We Were Saints opens the show at 8 p.m. at Maxine's, and it's all free.
Searcy Summer Dinner Theater's production of "Christmas Belles" returns to the Ulrey Performing Arts Center, 6:30 p.m. through Sunday, $25.
Opera in the Ozarks presents "Le Nozze di Figaro" at 7:30 p.m., $20-$25.