Word has it that the garage-psych- and classic country-warping weirdoes in The Frontier Circus have some new tunes in the works to shock and amaze the crowd. Booyah! Dad opens the show at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $5.
The Meshugga Klezmer Band brings the good-time tunes to The Afterthought, with guest vocalist Stephanie Smittle, of The Smittle Band, 8 p.m., $8.
If you want to witness a genuine southern Illinois hillbilly ruckus, check out The Whistle Pigs at Reno's Argenta Cafe, 9 p.m.
For an evening of Southern summer wear, drinks and appetizers, croquet and live jazz from Jeremy Shrader's Hot Memphis Four, check out The Seersucker Social, benefiting the Old Statehouse Museum, where the event kicks off at 6 p.m., $25 adv., $30 door.
The Celebrity Dance Showcase benefits Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind and Sickle Cell Support Services, with a silent auction, complimentary wine, beer and desserts and, of course, dancing. Showcase starts at 6 p.m., after-party at 8:30 p.m., Wildwood Park, 5 p.m., $35 adv., $45 door.
The Weekend Theater celebrates its 20th anniversary as an institution of community theater with a party at The Villa Marre, 6:30 p.m., $35.
Biking for Bigs is a Big Brothers Big Sisters biking event that includes a post-ride party and cookout and the opportunity for little brothers and sisters who don't have bikes to be given a used, fitted and restored bike, Big Dam Bridge, 10 a.m., $15-$25.