The Joe Pitts Band and The Seth Freeman Band play a memorial fundraiser for Steve Scallion, musician and longtime artist for Nightflying. This benefit show will help pay for Scallion's funeral expenses. White Water Tavern, 7:30 p.m., $5.
Author Jeff Passan will discuss his book, "Death to the BCS: The Definitive Case Against the Bowl Championship Series," which argues for a college football playoff in lieu of the current system. Clinton School of Public Service, 6 p.m.
If you've already got tickets, you can get your David Sedaris book signed by none other than David Sedaris, 5 p.m., WordsWorth Books.
Another event that you should already have tickets for is the 11th Annual Jewish Guys Chanukah Special at 7 p.m. at the Clinton Presidential Center.
The River City Men's Chorus performs its "Holiday 2011" program at Trinity United Methodist Church, 7 p.m., free.
It's time for the Hot Springs Christmas Parade, which begin at the intersection of Central and Whittington avenues, 6:30 p.m.