Distinguished Global Speaker Series — With Ambassador Daniel Liao, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston, noon, Latture Conference Center in the UAFS Business and Industrial Institute. Free. 788-7166.
Artist’s Reception — For Scott Carroll’s exhibit “Tectonics,” 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Joy Pratt Markham Gallery at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Show continues through April 14. 443-5600.
The Steel Wheels — After a successful set of appearances during the Fayetteville Roots Festival in August, the Americana band The Steel Wheels will return for a show in that same town on Tuesday. Joining the band for the 9 p.m. show at George’s Majestic Lounge will be 3 Penny Acre. Tickets are $8.