1  HSVCA Presents - GENTRI: Woodlands Auditorium - 1101 DeSoto Blvd. Wednesday - Friday, - 7:30 p.m. GENTRI, which is short for “The Gentlemen Trio,” presents spine-tingling tenor harmonies, offered with class. General admission tickets are $30.

2 Merry Mixers - Blue Velvet: Coronado Community Center - 150 Ponderosa Lane - Saturday, March 17, 7 p.m. Doors and bar open at 6:30 p.m.; Dance lesson at 7; Band takes stage at 7:30.  Call 501-915-8111 for more information.

3 First Ever 15th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Bridge Street in downtown Hot Springs is home to the 98-foot-long parade that has gained worldwide attention. The Budweiser Clydesdales  are joining the festivities for the first time. Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) will start the parade at 7 p.m., and pop legend Joey Fatone will be grand marshal. Contact Steve Arrison, 501-321-2027.