Former Razorbacks track and field coach and living legend John McDonnell will do a book-signing at Go! Running in the Heights, noon.
Verizon Arena hosts the 2013 SEC Gymnastics Championship, 2 p.m., $8-$16.
Alicia "Cissy" Rucker, director of the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, will speak about the current state of women in the United States military, 1 p.m., free, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History.
Ragged rockers Not in the Face return to Bear's Den Pizza in Conway, 8:30 p.m., free.
Fayetteville country-rockers Backroad Anthem bring the ruckus to Stickyz, 18-and-older, 9 p.m.
Buzzed-about Dallas indie rockers Air Review play Maxine's, with Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass, $6 adv., $8 door.