Lakeside Pride Creating Virtual Winter Wonderland For Its Annual Holiday Show Saturday

Melissa TerrellNews & Events

The annual holiday show will stream live from Lakeside Pride’s Facebook Page on Saturday, featuring everything from Bach to the Muppets and classic holiday jingles.

LAKEVIEW — LGBTQ performance group Lakeside Pride’s annual show is going virtual Saturday with a free, livestreamed concert from its music ensemble.

Lakeside Pride’s “8-Bit Wonderland” will stream live on the nonprofit group’s Facebook page 7–8:30 p.m. and showcase the ensemble’s members through a series of live performances and recordings of previous holiday shows.

Music will feature everything from Bach and Bernstein to the Muppets and holiday classic “Sleigh Ride,” according to Lakeside Pride.

Viewers are encouraged to participate by posting photos in their ugliest holiday sweaters to compete in the show’s ugly sweater contest. The show is free to watch.

Jake Wittich is a Report for America corps member covering Lakeview, Lincoln Park and LGBTQ communities across the city for Block Club Chicago.