Historical entertainment planned for joint celebration of three Southwest Arkansas milestone anniversaries
The cast and crew of the Arkansas Repertory Theatre's production of "The Little Mermaid" will speak at the Clinton Presidential Center, noon. The Bernice Garden Tree Lighting begins at 5 p.m. Bonnie Montgomery plays at Southern Gourmasian at 6:30 p.m. Comedian Cowboy Bill Martin is at the Loony Bin at 7:30 p.m., $7 (and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). The Joint, in Argenta, presents a rare screening of "Dark Side of the Rainbow," in which "The Wizard of Oz" and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" are played simultaneously, to mystical and conspiratorial effect, 8 p.m., free. Charlotte Taylor & Gypsy Rain play at the Afterthought at 9 p.m., $7. Marvin Berry plays at the White Water Tavern with Roger Hoover at 9:30 p.m.
The Arkansas Craft Guild's 37th annual Christmas showcase is at the Statehouse Convention Center through Dec. 6, $7. Christian rapper TobyMac plays at Verizon Arena, 7 p.m., $19.75-$69.75. Alt-rock band Trapt (known for early aughts radio staple "Headstrong") plays at Revolution with Bridge to Grace, First Decree and Meka Nism, 8 p.m. Jeron Marshall & The Unfair Advantage is at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $10. DJ Manic Focus performs at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $10. Award-winning jazz group the Pat Martino Trio plays at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $20. The first night of the three-night Holiday Hang-Out (through Dec. 6), featuring Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass, John Paul Keith, Kevin Kerby and many more, is at White Water, sold out.
The Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday Parade, led by former NFL and Razorback running back Peyton Hillis, starts at Broadway and Second streets at 3 p.m., free. The Arkansas Chamber Singers perform their Holiday Soiree at the Little Rock Club, 6 p.m., $125 (includes dinner). The Conway Symphony Orchestra plays its holiday concert at the Reynold Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m., $18-$28. Red dirt country group Jason Boland & The Stragglers plays at Revolution, 9 p.m., $15. Duckstronaut, Landrest, Collin vs. Adam, Midwest Caravan and The Casual Pleasures play at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $7. Lovedrug plays at Stickyz with Open Fields and High Lonesome, 9 p.m., $10.