Jack Pearadin and Doug Nelsen found a 1.73-carat diamond after nearly a year of searching the park's field.
Before Edgefest kicks off on Saturday, the Revolution Room hosts a pre-party with the Exies, Monoxide Project and more, 8 p.m., $10. At Juanita’s, local blues-rockers Jeff Coleman and the Feeders play with Dean Agus and Dan Dyer. This year’s Arkansas Harley Owners Group Rally kicks off in Hot Springs, 2-8 p.m.
Stoney Larue blends country, blues and soulful rock at Sticky Fingerz with Travis Linville, 9:30 p.m., $8. Ohio rock ’n’ rollers Two Cow Garage play White Water Tavern. Recent Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase winners Cooper’s Orbit play Cajun’s, 9 p.m., $5. Perhaps the city’s foremost party band, Tragikly White, performs at the weekly RiverTop party series on the roof of the Peabody, 8 p.m., $5. DJ Micro spins trance at the Revolution Room with Chaos and Xcell, 9 p.m., $10 adv./$12 d.o.s.
The 2007 Super Retriever Series gets underway at Oaklawn Park. The event features dog competitions, duck and goose calling and, on Sunday, the Ducks Unlimited Super Fly Competition, 8 a.m., free. Weezer acolytes Ozma play power-pop at Vino’s with the Actual and Eastern Conference Champions, 8:30 p.m. Rising Alabama-based country stars Heartland play Magic Springs, 8 p.m., free with park admission.
The Little Rock Wind Symphony celebrates Flag Day with a concert of patriotic music at MacArthur Park, 7 p.m., free with free ice cream.
The Make-a-Wish Foundation hosts a benefit concert at the Riverfront Amphitheatre featuring swamp-rock heroes Little Feat and Brothers with Different Mothers, 7:30 p.m., $20.
Athens troubadour Corey Smith comes to Sticky Fingerz. Indie rockers Fair Well Flight perform at Juanita’s with the Tide & Plu, 9 p.m., $6.
“Spider-Man” screens for free at dusk at the Riverfest Amphitheatre. Bonnaroo-bound Railroad Earth plays Americana-style jam music at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $15. Country singer Ashley McBryde performs at Juanita’s, 9 p.m., $6.