If you live in an apartment in Glen Allen, VA, here are some things to this weekend around the Richmond Area.
Friday Cheers: Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires and The Rootdowns, 6:30 p.m. on Brown’s Island, Tredegar and South Seventh streets. $10. www.venturerichmond.com/events/venture/cheers.html.
Ashland Strawberry Faire: Bonanza of berries, music, arts and crafts, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of Randolph-Macon College, Ashland. Free. www.ashlandstrawberryfaire.com.
XTERRA: Qualifier for U.S. and world extreme games, with off-road triathletes competing in pro and amateur events, XTERRA Village, kids’ races, clinics taught by pros and more, various times Saturday and June 9 on and around Brown’s Island, Tredegar and South Seventh streets. For details on registration and race schedules, see www.xterraplanet.com.
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival: Live music, finger-lickin’ food, beer sippin’ and bourbon tastin’ plus seminars, contests and more Saturday at Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave. Noon-6 p.m. VIP session, $45 advance purchase only; 2-6 p.m. regular session $35 in advance, $40 at gate; $25 designated driver. www.beerandbourbon.com.
Richmond native and Broadway performer Emily Skinner performs for the Broadway Under the Stars Third Anniversary Gala featuring concert, dinner, silent auction and dancing, 7 p.m. Saturday at Carpenter Theatre, Richmond CenterStage, 600 E. Grace St. $250; reservation required; benefits Richmond CenterStage. www.richmondcenterstage.com/gala.