String players Cindy Woolf and Mark Bilyeu (formerly of Big Smith) bring their Ozark folklore-inspired songs to Four Quarter Bar, 6 p.m., free. The Museum of Discovery hosts "Science After Dark: 'Stranger Things' and Totally Rad Science," with pizza from Damgoode Pies and beer from Stone's Throw Brewing, 6 p.m., $5. Ned Perme, chief meteorologist for KATV, Channel 7, entertains at the piano for Arkansas Sounds' "Sounds in the Stacks" series, 6:30 p.m., Maumelle Library, free. All The Eyes, Eraser Field and Casual Pants take the stage at Vino's, 8 p.m., $5. Brian Ramsey performs at Cajun's Wharf, 5:30 p.m., free, and later, Tragikly White takes its party set to the stage, 9 p.m., $5. Comedian Skip Clark of The Bronx brings his stand-up to The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. The Wildflower Revue and The McBryde Family Singers play a benefit show for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, with a silent auction and raffle featuring art, 8 p.m., White Water Tavern, $5. KUAR-FM, 89.1, Arkansongs host Stephen Koch leads Arkansas-centric trivia at Stone's Throw Brewing, 6:30 p.m., free.
Priscilla Rock and friends host a drag show for "Rock the Night! The Women of Classic Rock," with a performance from Dazz & Brie and karaoke with Jeremy Brasher, 9 p.m. White Water, $5. Rodney Block plays "Junebug Jam Session," a birthday celebration for Patrick Pettus, at South on Main, 9 p.m., $15. Fayetteville's self-described "funktronica" band Cadillac Jackson takes the stage at Four Quarter Bar, 9:30 p.m., $7. Jon Reep, winner of NBC's Last Comic Standing, joins Angry Patrick and Laura Beam for Really Awful Terrible Night of Comedy V, 8 p.m., Clear Channel Metroplex, $20-$60. Boom Kinetic brings its party sound to Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 10 p.m., $10-$12. Notice to Quit, Age of Man and Carlton Heston are on the lineup for a rock 'n' roll show at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $5. Michael Shipp, Pulse and Iron Glide play a self-described "dad rock" show at Vino's, 8 p.m., $8. Trey Johnson & Jason Willmon bring their blues duo to Kings Live Music in Conway, with an opening set from Deshon Washington, 8:30 p.m., $5. Lance Daniels entertains at Cajun's for happy hour, 5:30 p.m., free, followed by The Brian Ramsey Band, 9 p.m., $5. Nashville's Foreverandnever, Cleveland, Ohio's Leav/e/arth and locals Slow Panda and Cosmic Farmer put on a show at The Cavern in Russellville, 8 p.m., donations. "The Secret Life of Pets" gets a screening above the wave pool at Magic Springs Theme & Water Park, 7 p.m., $35-$55. Splendid Chaos plays for the late crowd at West End Smokehouse, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $7. The duo Illustrada hosts an album release show at Capitol View Studio, 8 p.m., $15.
New Orleans brass-driven funk ensemble Chapter: Soul makes a visit to Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $8. Dangerous Idiots, Heels and Way Away share a bill at White Water, 9 p.m. Scholarship winners for the Central Arkansas Library System's summer reading club will be announced and celebrated with the End of Summer Reading Club Bash, featuring food trucks, a petting zoo and live music, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library & Learning Center, 4800 W. 10th Street, free. Whitman & Joel pump the tunes in Discovery Nightclub's discotech, with Big Brown in the lobby, 9 p.m., $10. Chris Long plays an acoustic set at Hibernia Irish Tavern, 7:30 p.m., free. Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger host "This Is Hunger," a traveling exhibit on hunger in America, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun., Sturgis Hall, Clinton School of Public Service, free. Broderick Daniels and J. Rod perform at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse, 7:30 p.m., $10-$15. 360 Fight Club presents "Psycho Dynamite Girl Fight Night" at the Clear Channel Metroplex, 7:30 p.m., $25-$125. Randall Shreve and The Devilles bring their "vaudeville rock" to Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10-$12. Landrest, Speedlights, Switchblade Razors and Spirit Cuntz share a bill at Maxine's, 9 p.m., $7. Guitarist Chris DeClerk plays for happy hour at Cajun's, 5;30 p.m., free, and later, catch RVS, 9 p.m., $5. The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History hosts the 5th annual Vintage Military Vehicle Show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Simple Pleasure, a duo project of Admiral Grey (of Cellular Chaos), plays a free show at Maxine's, 9 p.m. The Salty Dogs play an early show at White Water, 6 p.m., $6. The Loony Bin combines comedy, magic and bellydancing for "Jest Kidding: A Variety Show," 7 p.m., $15. Wightman and Karen Harris duet at the Faulkner County Library for the library's summer concert series, 2 p.m., free.
Michael Hibblen, KUAR-FM, 89.1, news director, discusses his new book, "Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas," as part of the Legacies and Lunch series, noon, free.