Thursday marks the opening of the Historic Baseball Trail, which includes 26 sites in Hot Springs that are associated with the visits, playing and training of more than 300 baseball legends and those associated with them, including Babe Ruth. Brochures and other information will be available at the Downtown Visitor Center in Hill Wheatley Plaza.
LA pop-punkers Cold Forty Three play Juanita's, with 200 West, Last Chance Casanova and Boom the Wheel, 8 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s.
Indie folksters General Ogelthorpe & The Panhandlers play Vino's, 9 p.m., $7.
The See and Grand Serenade play Maxine's, 8 p.m., free.
Mark Spitzer, a UCA professor and author of "Sick in the Head," will read from his work at Faulkner County Library, 7 p.m., free.