Lil Ronny performs at a Thanksgiving bash at Club Envy, with sets from Derrty DJ and Deja Blu, 9 p.m., 7200 Colonel Glenn Road, $15 admission before 11 p.m. Lachaz Holloway, Haywood King and Nikki Parish perform for Thanks Giving, a concert at Gigi's Soul Cafe & Lounge in Maumelle, 8 p.m.
Retro soul outfit Quentin Moore & The Daxtones performs at 109 & Co. for "Soul Train Friday Night," 9 p.m. $10-$15, see eventbrite.com for tickets. Dee Dee Jones, Jeron Marshall-Isbell and Kim Pettus entertain at Gigi's Soul Cafe & Lounge for "Madams of Music," 9 p.m. Trinidad and Tobago-born steel drum artist Darril Edwards kicks off the weekend with a happy hour set at Cajun's Wharf, 5:30 p.m., free, and later, Canvas takes the stage, 9 p.m., $5. Andy Tanas plays a free show at Markham Street Grill & Pub, 8:30 p.m. Club Sway hosts the Bacchus 2017 party, 9 p.m. Big Shane Thornton performs at TC's Midtown Grill in Conway, 9 p.m. John Neal croons at The Tavern Sports Grill, 7 p.m., free. Spencer James goes for laughs at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $12. Tragikly White helps shuffle off the tryptophan with a danceable set at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 9:30 p.m., $10. Foul Play Cabaret works its burlesque magic at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $10-$15. Chicago's Mr. White performs for "Black Friday Madness" at Next Bar & Bistro, 9 p.m., free. River City Overdrive performs at JJ's Grill, 12111 W. Markham St., 8:30 p.m., free. Liquid Kitty takes the stage at Thirst N' Howl, 8:30 p.m., $5. At Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, the Big Dam Horns entertain at Silks Bar & Grill, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., free.
Groovement grooves at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $8. Just down the street in Argenta, Hoodoo Blues Revue plays a post-Thanksgiving set at Reno's, 10 p.m. Steven Curtis Chapman, Plumb, We Are Messengers and Marc Martel land at the Robinson Center for "K-LOVE Christmas," a concert of contemporary Christian holiday favorites, 7 p.m., $23-$103. Conway celebrates the holiday downtown (900 Oak St.) with Illuminate, featuring a Ferris wheel, horse-and-carriage rides and train rides and an artwalk, 2 p.m., live music, 4 p.m., and the lighting of the city's 54-foot-tall Christmas tree, 6 p.m., free. Later in Conway, DeFrance takes its Southern rock set to TC's Midtown Grill, 9 p.m. Alex Summerlin takes the stage at Cajun's Wharf for happy hour, 5:30 p.m., free, followed by a performance from the Shannon Boshears Band at 9 p.m., $5. Canvas plays at Thirst N' Howl, 8:30 p.m. Author Paula Martin signs copies of her latest, "Bone By Bone: A Love Story," at Stifft Station Gifts & Sundries, 3009 W. Markham St., 1 p.m., free. Paul Morphis and Jean Michel perform at Loblolly Creamery, 5 p.m. Fayetteville record label Let's Talk Figures hosts a Tom Petty Tribute at George's Majestic Lounge, 9 p.m., $10.
Batesville native Woody Skinner will be at Wordsworth Books & Co. signing copies of his book of short stories, "A Thousand Distant Radios," 4 p.m., free.
The story of Corrie ten Boom, the Dutch watchmaker whose family hid Jewish refugees from the Nazi regime during World War II, comes to life on the big screen at the Ron Robinson Theater in "The Hiding Place," 6 p.m., free. Flying Saucer Little Rock hosts 1990s-themed trivia in the River Market, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., free. Hoodoo Blues Revue performs at Bear's Den Pizza in Conway, 10 p.m. Science Cafe pairs biology with beer for a conversation on "Hibernation: A Mammal Staycation" at Hibernia Irish Tavern, 7: 30 p.m., free. The Joint Theatre & Coffeehouse hosts Punch Line Stand Up Comedy with a "tap invasion" from Boulevard Brewing Co., 8 p.m., $5.
The Ted Ludwig Trio lands at South on Main as part of the "Sessions" series, 8 p.m., $10. UCA professors in philosophy, linguistics and communication host "The Science of Language" as part of the Science Wednesday series, 6:30 p.m., Kings Live Music in Conway. The Loony Bin opens up the floor for a rare Open Mic Night, 6:30 p.m.; call 228-5555 to reserve a timeslot.