Weather weary Westporters, don't despair. The outlook is rather nice for this weekend, so get out and enjoy yourself. Here are some suggestions:
Friday night get things started with dinner at the new Blu Parrot, 60 Charles St., followed by music by Crispin Cloe & Cracked Ice, described as a band with R&B and soul roots with a "retro-nouveau slant." Music starts at 9 p.m. For more information, call 203-557-9148 or visit thebluparrot.com
Darrell Hammond of "Saturday Night Live" fame brings his comedy routine to the 5th annual Stand Up for Homes with Hope at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. Tickets are $200 and $150, including a pre-show cocktail hour or $75 for the show only. For tickets, call 203-227-4177 or visit www.westportplayhouse.org
Listen to a "Tribute to Chet Baker" at 8 p.m Saturday at the Voices Cafe in the Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plains Road. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. visit http://voicescafe.org for tickets or more information.
Salute those who served in the nation's military at the town's annual Veterans Day ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Town Hall auditorium, 110 Myrtle Ave. Prior to the ceremony, the Westport Community Band will perform a concert of patriotic music at 1:30 p.m.
Take the kids to see "The Berenstain Bears Live in Family Matters, The Musical," Sunday at 1 and 4 p.m. at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. Tickets are $18. Visit www.westportplayhouse.org or call 203-227-4177.