Collins to work toward increasing visitation to Arkansas by groups and promoting the state's appeal
The Rocketboys, whose "melodic rock" has been featured on television's "One Tree Hill" and "Glee," come to Stickyz, 8:30 p.m., $8-$10. DJ Lucio Pro, who makes "hip-hop about video games and having fun," joins DJ Courier for a spin at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., free.
There's a full-fledged castle in West Little Rock, and you can tour it for free: the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program hosts a tour of the Dr. Clarence W. Koch House as part of its "Sandwiching in History" series, 6601 Stagecoach Road, noon. Dance band Cosmocean releases its self-titled debut EP with jazz-folk strummer Amber Wilcox opening the show, 10 p.m., King's Live Music, Conway. Irving Berlin's "Annie Get Your Gun" opens at the Community Theater of Little Rock, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., $8-$18. Vintage vendors from across the state sprawl across the Arkansas State Fairgrounds through June 5 for Vintage Market Days, 10 a.m., $5-$10. Big Still River releases its album "Ain't Dead Yet" at Four Quarter Bar in Argenta, 9 p.m. Delta rockers The Federalis join Me Like Bees and Nothing for Breakfast, Maxine's, Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $7.
Butterfly and Irie Soul host an R&B and reggae "get down party" at Next Bistro and Bar, 8:30 p.m., $10-$15. Central Arkansas Roller Derby (CARD) and Girls Rollin' in the South (GRITS) square off against Joplin's Mo-Kan skaters in a roller derby doubleheader, 2 p.m., Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds, $2-$15. Funk-driven zydeco band Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe tears it up at Maxine's, 9 p.m., $7. Hot Springs' Bathhouse Row holds the 11th annual Stueart Pennington Running of the Tubs, a parade in which teams outfitted in bathwear race bathtubs on wheels (judged at a party the night before) down Central Avenue, 9:30 a.m., free. The Ecumenical Buddhist Society of Little Rock hosts an overnight trip to Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Miss., for a "Day of Mindfulness," $30-$50 suggested donation. Barroom country singer Jason James joins songstress Bonnie Montgomery at the White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7. The raucous Stephen Neeper and the Wild Hearts howl at Stickyz, 9 pm, $5. Retired biology teacher Shirley Pratt hosts an educational hike titled "Historical Uses of Edible and Medical Plants," Faulkner County Library, Conway, 10 a.m., free.
One-man band Paul Morphis sings, strums, taps and whistles at White Water, 9:30 p.m., donations accepted.