Shoes optional tonight at MacArthur Park.

FRIDAY, MAY 9

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The Damn Bullets and Silverton play a free show at MacArthur Park, 7:30 p.m.

At White Water, Mac Sledge shares a bill with established local pros Sean Rock and The Toltecs, 9 p.m., $5.

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The Weekend Theater double-bill of “Brundibar” and “Contact with the Enemy” continues, though without matinees, 7:30 p.m., $14-$18.

“Ramona Quimby” is still running at the Children’s Theatre, too.

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The Red Hot and Cool Jazz series celebrates “The Great Jazzmen of the Era” at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 7 p.m., $25.

The final Battle of the Bands installment slugs it out at Counterpoint, 11 p.m., $5.

The Chippendales do what they do at Markham 801, $15 adv., $20 at the door.

SATURDAY, MAY 10

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You can’t sleep til noon and still get good produce at the farmers markets in the River Market (7 a.m.-3 p.m.) and Fifth and Main in North Little Rock (7 a.m. to noon).

The Venus Mission deliver a sexy set of tunes at Revolution, 9 p.m., $7. 

A localized Blues and Jazz Festival celebrating the Barrow Neighborhood Association will feature The “On Call Band” and William Staggers at West End Park, noon-6:30 p.m., free.

For hip-hop fans, Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase semi-finalists 4×4 Crew hosts “The Let Out Party,” which includes a video shoot and top local DJs, at Markham 801, 10:30 p.m., $10.

Indoor gridiron warriors Arkansas Twisters take on Oklahoma City at Alltel Arena, 7 p.m., $11-$28. It’s Indiana Jones night. If you dress up like Indy, you’ll get $2 off admission. What a deal.