Arkansas’s first environmental education state park interprets the importance of the natural world and our place within it.
The Matt Schatz Jazz Group performs at Russo's, 6 p.m. Texas singer/songwriter Hayes Carll performs at an 18-and-older show at Revolution, with Bonnie Montgomery, 9 p.m., $20.
FreeVerse performs at The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Folk singer Lisa Lamoureux plays at Vino's with Some Guy Named Robb, 9 p.m., $5. This weekend is your last chance to check out the holiday exploits of the Fertle family at The Joint's "A Fertle Holiday," 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $20.
Fayetteville-based rocker Benjamin del Shreve comes to Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $6. Darrill "Harp" Edwards performs at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Foreign Tongues presents a Southern Fried Poetry Slam Qualifier at Robert's Sports Bar & Grill, 6 p.m., $5 admission, $50 competition fee. Discovery Nightclub hosts the Red and White/Naughty or Nice Ball, with DJs Brandon Peck, Kramer, JMZ Dean, Autumatik and Noah Beaudin, 9 p.m.-5 a.m., $10-$15. Indie Music Night is back at a new location, with Y.K., 4x4 Crew, iWrek Twins, 540, 870 Underground, YB, Street Cammo, Hustlin Cuzzinz, Willie G, Hustle Dudes & Zell Dainotto and DJ Fatality, with hosts Mz. Glamourous and Vegga, Juanita's, 10 p.m., $10.
Vino's has an evening of eardrum-shredding punk rock debauchery. The FYS Fest features The Muddlestuds, MCM, The Kill Crazies and more, 6 p.m., $5.
Over at Stickyz, they've got the rabble-rousing sounds of The Dangerous Idiots, Ginsu Wives and Collin vs. Adam, 9 p.m., $5.
Country-rooted singer/songwriter Matthew Huff plays an 18-and-older gig at Revolution, with Cheyenne Nicole and Lance Carpenter, 9 p.m., $10. South Louisiana comes to Stickyz as Dikki Du & The Zydeco Krewe play an 18-and-older show, 9:30 p.m., $6.
The Downtown Tip Off Club hosts Arkansas State University men's basketball head coach John Brady, 11:15 a.m., Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, $15-$20. Seis Puentes hosts its 12th Annual Community Service Awards Dinner at Argenta Community Theater. The event honors First Lady Ginger Beebe, with Mayor Joe Smith, State Rep. Patti Julian and State Rep. Eddie Armstrong. Business attire is requested, 6 p.m., $150 (couple).Note: An earlier version of this article misstated the location of Monday's Downtown Tip Off Club meeting. It has been corrected.