Weekend Best Bets: March 25-28

This weekend brings live tunes both in person and virtually, along with lakeside entertainment and comedy shows
Singer-songwriter Julie Eddy
Singer-songwriter Julie Eddy

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Live Tunes with Julie Eddy

What: Live Performance from Julie Eddy
When: Thursday, March 25, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Where: The Vine Room, 756 Mainstreet, Hopkins

Local pop and country singer Julie Eddy serenades the public this Thursday at the Vine Room in a safe and socially distanced environment. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be available.

Livewire at the Lake

What: Light Up The Lake
When: Friday, March 26, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Panoway on Wayzata Bay, 681 Lake St. E., Wayzata

This Friday is the last day to experience Wayzata’s winter-long extravaganza. This free event features rotating entertainment like live music, fireworks, and trivia. Enjoy Lake Minnetonka and stay warm by the public fire pit. You’re not far from shopping and dine-in or takeout at local businesses.

Carry On, Online

What: Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus’ Spring Concert
When: Saturday, March 27, 7 p.m.
Where: Online via YouTube

This free virtual concert by the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus is titled “Carry On” for the inspiring song composed by jazz and Broadway legend Ann Hampton Callaway. The concert also features classics like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “You Do Not Walk Alone” by Dominick DiOrio, Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water”, as well as works inspired by a story told to NPR’s StoryCorps called “Chris and Gabe.”

Live, from Your Living Room…

What: ComedySportz Live Virtual Match
When: Saturday, March 27, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Where: Online via the ComedySportz website

Watch two improv comedy teams battle it out live from your living room. (For the folks who love comedy shows but are always nervous about being called out in the audience by the performers, this one’s for you!) Via chat, the audience throws out suggestions and votes each round for teams to win.

Log Into the Cabaret

What: Patrick’s Pandemic Cabaret
When: Sunday, March 28, 2021, 7 p.m.
Where: Online via Zoom

This Pandemic Cabaret is part of a many-part series called Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Retrospective Cabaret. Patrick’s Cabaret is a Minneapolis-based performing arts venue, serving artists and audiences from around the world. The event is virtual and has a cost of $15 with Venmo, Paypal, or check.