ARKANSAS PUZZLE DAY1 p.m., Clinton School of Public Service. Free.
Puzzle nerds, your day is here. For the third year, Arkansas Puzzle Day comes to the Clinton School's Sturgis Hall for a full day of word and number brain benders. Arkansas crossword king Vic Fleming joins with Bonnie Gentry of Scottsdale, Ariz., to officiate the event, which features crossword and Sudoku contests and a “multi-puzzle fun-and-games hour.” Fleming and Gentry are co-editors of “Random House Casual Crosswords.” On Friday, the Peabody hosts a reception and book signing at 5:30 p.m. On Saturday, after the puzzling, Fleming and Gentry will talk crosswords history, strategy and tips.