Light of Unity Festival, two days of free celebrations. The fest begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 20, with a presentation about Baha'i and its key figures, followed by a concert with original music marking the anniversary. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, gather in the street in front of the center for a fair boasting Mexican and Bollywood dancers, Persian music, a bouncy castle and crafts for the kiddos, food trucks and workshops. A program of music and prayer will close the festival from 6 to 7 p.m. Learn more at denverbahais.org.
The fast-growing Baha'i faith is still unfamiliar to most Americans, but its teachings include figures most Westerners have heard of: Buddha, Christ and Muhammad, among others, are all considered manifestations of God, and one of the faith's primary principles is unity of humanity and of the world's religions. To this end, the Baha'i Center of Metro Denver, 225 East Bayaud Avenue, is celebrating the 200th birthday of the religion's founder, Bahá'u'lláh, with the