The 68th Original Ozark Folk Festival continues in downtown Eureka Springs through Oct. 10, $12-$32. The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History hosts a Ghost Hunting Class at 6:30 p.m., $25. Stone's Throw Brewing presents #ArkiePubTrivia at 6:30 p.m. Comedian Christine Steadman is at the Loony Bin at 7:30 p.m., $7 (and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). Dreaming Sophia plays at Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts, 7 p.m., $15. Brooklyn singer-songwriter Audrey Dean Kelly performs at The Joint as part of its Music Innovators Series, 7:30 p.m., $10. All Them Witches play at Maxine's in Hot Springs with Adam Faucett, 9 p.m., $7. The Cedric Burnside Project returns to the White Water Tavern at 9:30 p.m., $10.
Ramon Murguia, scholar-in-residence at the Center on Community Philanthropy, speaks at the Clinton School for Public Service's Sturgis Hall, noon. Jonathan Karl, ABC News' chief White House correspondent, gives the annual J.N. Heiskell Distinguished Lecture at the Ron Robinson Theater, 6:30 p.m. The Arkansas Chamber Singers perform their "Music of the Night" production at St. Edward Catholic Church, 7:30 p.m., $15. The Eskimo Brothers play at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6. Rwake's CT, Pallbearer's Brett Campbell, Snakedriver's Dustin Weddle and many more present a Metal Vinyl Take-Over at Vino's. Tyler Kinchen & The Right Pieces return to the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. White Water presents a Dance Party hosted by Joshua Asante, 9:30 p.m.
The Arktoberfest Craft Beer Festival and Catfish Cook-off is in downtown Arkadelphia. Country star Miranda Lambert performs at the ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro, 7:30 p.m., $39.75-$59.75.
St. Edward Catholic Church hosts an Oktoberfest Carnival at 10 a.m. The Arkansas Chamber Singers perform "Music of the Night" at the St. James United Methodist Church, 3 p.m., $15. Asbury United Methodist Church hosts the Hog on the Hill BBQ Cook-Off and Dessert Bake-Off at 4 p.m. Theory of a Deadman plays at Juanita's with Shaman's Harvest and Aranda, 8 p.m., $27. Revolution hosts a Big Horns Show (billed as "The Spirit of New Orleans") at 8 p.m., $10 adv., $15 day of. The Mallett Brothers Band plays at Stickyz at 8:30 p.m., $5.