Jack Pearadin and Doug Nelsen found a 1.73-carat diamond after nearly a year of searching the park's field.
The FOCAL Used Book Sale returns to the basement of the Main Library at 5 p.m. Thursday (and at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday). Comedians Rickey Reyes, Kurt Green and Steve Poggi appear in a triple feature at the Loony Bin at 7:30 p.m., $8 (and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $12). The Wandering Troubadours play at Kings Live Music in Conway, 8 p.m., free. Flying Saucer hosts a St. Patrick's Day Celebration featuring beer specials and live music by Good Foot, 8 p.m. St. Louis jam band Aaron Kamm and The One Drops performs at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $5. Nashville psych-rock outfit The Bad Signs plays at the White Water Tavern at 9 p.m.
The Weekend Theater presents Leonard Nimoy's "Vincent," a one-man show starring Tom McLeod (based on the play "Van Gogh" by Phillip Stephens), 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $16. Local comedy troupe The Main Thing performs "Little Rock and a Hard Place" at The Joint in Argenta at 8 p.m. (Friday and Saturday), $22. Waco, Texas, native and country songwriter Wade Bowen performs at Revolution, 9 p.m., $16. Steel drum virtuoso Darril "Harp" Edwards performs at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Rap-rock crew Don't Cry Paula plays at Vino's with Fancy Animal, Alexa Dexa and Dance in the Dark, 9 p.m., $6. Memphis singer-songwriter (and self-proclaimed "no-hit wonder") Cory Branan plays at White Water, 9:30 p.m., $10. Little Rock indie-pop group Canopy Climbers performs at Fayetteville's George's Majestic Lounge with Brothers and Company, 9:30 p.m., $5.
Heifer Village hosts its Spring Fling, featuring family-friendly games, scavenger hunts and crafts, at 10 a.m., free. The 2016 SEC Gymnastics Championships are at Verizon Arena starting at 1 p.m., $12-$16. Clarksdale electric blues stalwart Lightnin' Malcolm returns to White Water at 9:30 p.m., $7. North Carolina alt-country songwriter Caleb Caudle plays with local favorite Adam Faucett at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $7. Drummerboyinfinity presents "Dopeness: Rebirth of Hip-Hop in the Rock" at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10. Consumers play at Vino's with Chasing Pictures and Silent Waits the Archer at 8 p.m., $6.