Chuck Haralson and Ken Smith were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Comedian Ms. Pat will be at the Loony Bin through Saturday Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m., $7 (with shows at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). Country singer Aaron Watson is at Revolution with Curtis Grimes, 8:30 p.m., $10 adv., $15 day of. Dance-punk band Collin vs. Adam is at the Joint in Argenta at 9:30 p.m., $5. At White Water Tavern, Tulsa songwriter John Calvin Abney performs with Andy Warr, 9:30 p.m., $5.
Monster Jam, featuring monster trucks Grave Digger, Carolina Crusher, Fatal Attraction and more, comes to Verizon Arena on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., $12-$37. At the Joint, comedy troupe The Main Thing performs its original comedy, "Frost Bite Me!" Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m., $22. Georgia metalcore group Norma Jean is at Revolution, 8 p.m., $12 adv., $14 day of. German concert organist Jens Korndorfer performs at Christ Episcopal Church, 8 p.m. Hi Balls Lounge is at Another Round Pub, 9 p.m. Yard Squad performs at Stickyz with Richy Rynch, 9:30 p.m., $7.
Juanita's hosts a Beer Pong Tournament at 4 p.m., $25. Ginsu Wives plays at Vino's with Ghost Bones, Helen Kelter Skelter and Gum, 8:30 p.m. Canvas is at Another Round Pub, 9 p.m. Big Piph and Tomorrow Maybe perform at South On Main to celebrate the release of their new project, "Cell Therapy," 10 p.m., $10.
Hibernia Irish Tavern hosts an Irish Traditional Music Session, 2:30 p.m. Soul singer Jaye Hammer performs at Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $15 adv., $20 day of.
Richard Hartness gives a free Brown Bag Lunch lecture on Capt. Robert Sanders Burke at the Old State House Museum, noon. Christopher Hill, former U.S. ambassador to Iraq, gives a presentation on his new book, "Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy," at the Clinton School's Sturgis Hall, noon. The Ron Robinson Theater hosts a screening of the new PBS series, "EARTH: A New Wild," followed by a Q&A with Kevin Delaney (moderator), series host Dr. M. Sanjayan and Nature Conservancy of Arkansas Director Scott Simon, 6 p.m. Tyranny Enthroned plays at Vino's with Micawber, Severe Headwound and Exterminated Existence, 7 p.m. YTOG performs at South on Main as part of its Local Live series, 7:30 p.m.