A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
The Arkansas Travelers play the Springfield Cardinals at Dickey-Stephens Park 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 6:10 p.m. Sunday, $6-$12. Comedian Rajun Cajun John Morgan is at the Loony Bin at 7:30 p.m., $7 (and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). Baltimore death metal band Noisem plays at Stickyz with House of Lightning, Madman Morgan and Colour Design at 8 p.m., $10. The Black Music Month Celebration Concert, featuring Grammy Award-winning artists and a tribute to Michael Jackson, is at the Ron Robinson Theater 8 p.m., $35.
Little Rock native (and former member of !!! and Free Blood) John Pugh's new solo project Vision Control performs at the White Water Tavern with The Bloodless Cooties and The Alpha Ray, 9 p.m. Randal Shreve and The Devilles play at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6. Carson McHone and StrangeFellas perform at Vino's, 9 p.m., $7. "Monty Python and The Holy Grail" screens at the Ron Robinson Theater, 10 p.m., $5.
The 1985 kid-adventure classic "The Goonies" screens at the Ron Robinson Theater, 2 p.m., $5. Revolution hosts Vanapalooza 2, a benefit for homeless outreach nonprofit project The Van, featuring Whoa Dakota, The Federalis, The Wildflowers, Isaac Alexander and Saint Thomas, 8 p.m., $10. The Artosphere Festival Orchestra presents "Bold Spirit: The Best of Beethoven" at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, 8 p.m., $10. Memphis band James and The Ultrasounds comes to Maxine's in Hot Springs with punk band Ten High. "American Idol" Season 10 winner Scott McCreery performs at Magic Springs in Hot Springs at 8 p.m., $54.99. Pageant, Jordan Morgan Lansdowne and Matt Davis are at Juanita's at 9 p.m., $8. Trophy Boyfriends, Ezra Lbs and Ginsu Wives play a Thick Syrup Records showcase at the White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.
The 1960 West German film "Horrors of Spider Island" (best known for being featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000") screens at Vino's, 7:30 p.m., free. The Joint in Argenta has Stand-up Tuesday, hosted by Adam Hogg, 8 p.m., $5. Austin Lucas returns to the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.