Arkansas’s first environmental education state park interprets the importance of the natural world and our place within it.
THURSDAY, MAY 22
The Arkansas Chamber Singers present “Song of Spring” at the Governor's Mansion, 7 p.m., $60. The Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio holds down its steady gig at the Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. In Conway, Soundstage holds its Musicians Showcase featuring Wyatt Bolding and Sincerely September, 8 p.m., $5. Feeders front man Jeff Coleman mans the piano at Sonny Williams', 7 p.m., free. Upscale Underground puts a unique spin on traditional karaoke by featuring a live band, Solfude, at Crush Wine Bar, 8 p.m., $5. Toledo Museum of Art curator Jutta Page discusses a century of studio glass movements at the Arts Center Lecture Hall, 6 p.m., free. A triple bill featuring Dying Breath, Borderline Blasphemy and Body Drop rocks the house at Juanita's, 9 p.m., $5, 18 and up.
FRIDAY, MAY 23
Country-fried psychedelic Jonesboro rockers Starroy play a Riverfest after-party show at Sticky Fingerz, 10 p.m. DJ Sleepy Genius kicks out the house and techno beats at On the Rocks, 9 p.m., $5. Superfly Snuka, a local funk jam band named after the 1980s pro wrestler, performs an acoustic (4 p.m., free) and electric set at Cornerstone, 9 p.m., $5. Veteran jammers Freeverse entertain the late-shift patrons at Midtown, 12:30 a.m., $5. If you're in Hot Springs, Chris Denny and the Old Soles play Maxine's, 9 p.m., $5. You, Me and Everyone We Know, Dropping Daylight and Texan one-man band Play Radio Play deliver a three-act show at Juanita's, 9 p.m., $10. Arkansas Rocks presents a full Sublime cover set by Wishtribe, which shares the bill with Blinded We Fall and Karma at Vino's for an all-ages show, 8:30 p.m., $7.
SATURDAY, MAY 24
Rise early for the Farmers Market, 7 a.m., River Market Pavilion, or the Certified Arkansas Farmers Market, 7 a.m., in the parking lot on Main Street between Fourth and Fifth streets in North Little Rock. Musicians Showcase crowd-pleaser Benjamin Del Shreve plays Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m. Join the Gettys for a Riverfest after-party at Revolution, 10 p.m., $5. Soulful R & B diva Ramona Smith and Carl Mouton perform at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Basketball fans can watch the Arkansas Warriors at the UALR fieldhouse, 7 p.m., $5-$10. Catch the final Little Rock shows by comedian Jason Robinson at the Loony Bin, 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m., $9.