Chuck Haralson and Ken Smith were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Local jazz groups Foliage and Twice Sax will be at The Joint at 9 p.m., and Austin-based country group Mickey and The Motorcars will be at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $12. At Maxine's in Hot Springs, Mark Edgar Stuart and Grace Askew will play a free show with Jacob Furr. Comedian Tim Pulnik will pull a weekend stand (through Saturday) at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $7-$10.
The LRFF and eStem Arcade Teen Filmmaker Lab will be held at the Ron Robinson Theater at 5 p.m., featuring poetry and short films. Amasa Hines will be at Maxine's in Hot Springs, $6, and the Artosphere Festival, at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, will host its final concert of the season, "Scandinavian Masterworks," 8 p.m., $10-$25. Local comedy troupe The Main Thing will premiere their new show, "Just Shut Up and Drive," at The Joint, which will be playing Fridays and Saturdays throughout June, 8 p.m., $20. Local post-punk group Bombay Harambee will be at Vino's at 9 p.m., $6, with Duckstronaut and Dead Anchors, and the following night they'll be at JR's Lightbulb Club in Fayetteville with Comfortable Brother and The Chads, 9 p.m.
The Cheetah Chase 5K will be held at the Little Rock Zoo at 8 a.m., $8-$12. The inaugural AnimeCon Arkansas, which will feature special guests (voice actors and game designers, etc.), will be held at the Clarion Hotel Medical Center Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9 a.m., $25. The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will host a free panel discussion titled "Teaching African American History in Arkansas Schools: The Current Reality," at 9:30 a.m. The Little Rock Wind Symphony will present "A Stars and Stripes Celebration" at MacArthur Park at 7 p.m. Eighteen-year-old pop singer Austin Mahone, who is somehow signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money label and is also officially a "digital and brand strategist" for Aquafina's new teen-oriented line of bottled sparkling water, will be at Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater, 8 p.m., $49.99-$54.99. ZOSO, the self-proclaimed "Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience," will be at Revolution at 9:30 p.m., $10 adv., $15 day of. Rusty Shackle, a folk rock group from Wales (Monmouthshire, specifically, if that means anything to you), will be at White Water Tavern at 9:30 p.m.