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This weekend’s top picks in and around Henrico!
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen will present “Two on Tap” at 7 p.m. “Two on Tap” brings audiences back in time to an era when couples like Fred & Ginger and Mickey & Judy filled the silver screen with tight vocal harmony and precision tap choreography. Featuring Broadway greats, Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano. Tickets are $30. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit www.artsglenallen.com.
CAT Theatre’s second production of their 51st season will be “Book of Days,” which runs Jan. 23 through Feb. 7. “Book of Days,” CAT’s submission to the 2015 Acts of Faith Festival, is an exploration of faith, justice and corruption, amidst the backdrop of murder – and community theatre – in small town America. Acts of Faith talk back sessions will be held following the performances on Jan. 24 and Feb. 2. For details, visit www.cattheatre.com.
Skipwith United Methodist Church, 2211 Skipwith Rd., will host its annual Winter Carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free school supplies and fun games for the community. Enjoy cupcake decorating, hot chocolate and cotton candy, a hands-on exhibition by the RVA Lego Lizards, and more. For details, visit www.skipwithumc.com.
The Henrico County Department of Community Revitalization is seeking community input to help establish funding priorities for the next five years of housing and community development programs. Public hearings are scheduled for: Jan. 24 at 9:30 a.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center; and Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library. Additional information about the Consolidated Plan and a link to a survey to provide input can be found at www.henrico.us/revit.
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Third Church, 600 Forest Ave. January is National Blood Donor Month. Donors of all blood types are needed, especially those with type O negative, A negative and B negative. For details, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
The West End Teen Advisory Board will host Globe Trekker Art at 3 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr. Explore and experience art from around the globe. Open to all ages. For details, call 290-9100 or visit www.henricolibrary.org.
The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon reaches another generation with “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” – an hour-long, theatrical revue at 3 p.m. in Alice Jepson Theatre at the University of Richmond. Arrive early for some pre-show fun with Kid Karaoke and stay after the show for Modlin Arts After Words, a post-show question-and-answer session with members of the “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” cast. Tickets are $9 to $18. For details, call 289-8980 or visit www.modlin.richmond.edu.
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present the Shanghai Quartet with Michael Tree, viola, at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. The evening’s program will include Turina’s “Matador’s Prayer” and Brahms’ F Major viola quintet op. 88. Stay after for a post-show question-and-answer session with members of the Shanghai Quartet. Tickets are $36. For details, call 289-8980 or visit www.modlin.richmond.edu.
Learn about the “History of American Fashion” from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Henrico Theatre. Enjoy a multimedia fashion show as models highlight fashion trends from the 18th to the 20th century. Learn how undergarments helped achieved the ever-changing perfect silhouette. Come dressed up in your favorite era to celebrate. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vincent Craig, from West Chester University, will perform a piano recital at 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary at River Road Church, Baptist. The concert is part of the E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at RRCB. It is open to the public with free admission; donations welcome. For details, visit www.rrcb.org/concertseries.