All of Denver will be up and out this weekend, at events ranging from Denver Comic Con to PrideFest. It's a time to celebrate all cultures, and to learn a lot more about some of them. Here are our ten favorite events that each cost $10 or less; go to the Westword calendar for even more entertainment options.
Denver Greek Festival Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
Starting 11 a.m. Friday, though Sunday, $5
From baklava to spanakopita, from maleviziotikos dancing to Greek markets, the Denver Greek Festival is Greek to us this weekend. Try the food (you'll need to purchase tokens), browse the market, tour the church, play the games and enjoy musical and dance performances. Get the full schedule at denvergreekfestival.com. Lookout Club MCA Denver
6 p.m. Friday, $5
The Lookout Club at the MCA is a classy affair that also happens to be a lot of fun. Get down with your DJs for the night, Justin Cudmore and Ryan Scannura, while guest bartenders from Williams & Graham mix up those happy-hour cocktails. Art, beats and the perfect rooftop patio add up to a great start for the weekend. iBody Denver Grand Opening 1177 South Pennsylvania Street
6 p.m. Friday, free Denver dance teacher Dana Hood has created the studio of her dreams, and iBody Inspired Movement will host an open-house celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. today. In advance of regular classes starting Monday, the Wash Park/Platt Park fitness studio will offer a number of free classes on Saturday and Sunday, including Journey Dance, several styles of yoga, Feldenkrais and other movement practices. Find the complete schedule on the iBody Facebook page.
Astronomy Nights CU South Denver
8 p.m. Friday, $8
We live in a big world — some even call it an endless universe — and tonight we have a chance to learn a little more about it. Retired astronomy professor Win Pendleton will show you how to figure out just how big the universe is by using basic geometry, simple candles and a couple other tools. And you get to learn all this while eating hot, gooey s'mores. The series continues through the summer.
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