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The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks will present its 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The area’s oldest one act festival will once again feature the winners of the annual Henrico Theatre Company One Act Playwriting Competition. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. and matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Admission is free. For details, call 501-5859. *** Eastern Henrico Recreation Center will host “50s Dance: Remembering Tommy Edwards” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dance the night away while paying tribute to Tommy Edwards and his multi-million selling song, “It’s All in the Game.” Edwards attended Virginia Randolph Training School and after his death in 1969, he was buried in Henrico at Quioccasin Baptist Church Cemetery. Tickets are $15. For details, call 652-1454 or visit www.henrico.us/rec.
Jewish Family Theatre will present “The Sisters Rosenweig” by Wendy Wasserstein Feb. 11-21 at the Weinstein JCC. “The Sisters Rosensweig” is a captivating portrait of three sisters reuniting after a lengthy separation and coming to terms with their differences, respect and love for one another. Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival. Tickets are $20 for Weinstein JCC members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for seniors, students and groups of 10+. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/sistersrosensweig.
The 31st annual Richmond Camping RV Expo will take place Feb. 12-14 at Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave. Recreational vehicles dealers from several states will bring tent campers, travel trailers, hi-line motorcoaches, park models, 5th wheels, motorhomes, truck camper and vans in a variety of floorplans to meet every budget and camping style. Area RV dealers will display the latest and best models along with accessories for all of your RV needs. Expert campers will be on hand to answer lifestyle or technical questions. Show hours are 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 12, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 13 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for kids 16 and under. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/campingRVexpo.
The Richmond Funny Bone, located at Short Pump Town Center, will present comedian Mark Viera at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Feb. 12, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 13 and at 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Growing up in the Bronx, Viera would entertain his family with remarkably accurate portrayals from shows like Carol Burnett, Sanford and Son and Three’s Company. He recently secured a coveted role as a featured comic on the critically acclaimed “Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand Up.” He has also taken aim at the small screen with a network television debut on NBC’s “30 Rock.” Tickets are $8 to $10. For details, visit www.richmondfunnybone.com.
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.
The Virginia Folk Music Association and the McShin Foundation will present the fifth annual Bluegrass Concert/Benefit at Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 2300 Dumbarton Rd. Doors open at 12 p.m. with music from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Performers include Heritage, Code Blue, Josh Grigsby & County Line, Copper Ridge and more. There will also be food, drinks and more. Admission is $10 at the door. For details, contact John Shinholser at 241-9424 or email@example.com.
Balsam Range will perform at the Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond at 7:30 p.m. Hailing from Western North Carolina, Balsam Range blends elements of jazz, country, gospel, swing, and old-time picking to create a fresh approach to Southern acoustic music. The concert will take place in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Tickets are $32 with discounts for seniors, children and groups. For details, call 289-8980 or visit www.modlin.richmond.edu.
The Tin Pan, located at 8982 Quioccasin Rd., will host two events on Valentine’s Day: breakfast buffet with the Doctors of Jazz from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a three-course dinner with music by The Bob Blagg Trio. The Doctors of Jazz are active and emeritus professors, mostly from the University of Richmond, who have been cranking out traditional jazz for the past 28 years. Admission to the buffet is free; brunch is $12.95 per adult. Two seating times will be offered at dinner – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person. Reservations are needed for both events. For more information and to view menu options for dinner, visit www.tinpanrva.com.
Crossroads Art Center, 2016 Staples Mill Rd., will present “For the Love of Art,” a special one-day exhibit with wine and chocolate, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit features paintings from their “30 paintings in 30 days” challenge. Wine sales will benefit Wine for Cures. For details, visit www.crossroadsartcenter.com.