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Denver Weekend Rundown: Feb. 6-8

Looking for things to do in Denver this weekend? The RedPeak staff has your back.

Here’s a list of our top event picks for the weekend of February 6-8.

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Friday

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships The world’s best skiers, representing 70 nations, are in Vail and Beavercreek for this championship event that goes through February 15. The athletes will compete in five men’s and women’s individual races, as well as the Nations Team event. The best part: admission to all racing events is free!

Denver Jewish Film Festival The theme for this year’s festival, which goes through February 15, is coexistence— living in peace together despite differences, according to the event’s chairs. The festival features 28 screenings and seating is reserved, so be sure to buy your tickets ASAP! To see a full film schedule, click HERE.

Saturday

Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art To see a wide variety of art inspired by books, head to the Foothills Art Center in Golden. In addition to a juried exhibition, several accomplished book artists will be on hand. Plus, you can participate in a handmade books workshop; all supplies are included in the workshop’s price, which is $150 for members and $165 for the public.) Admission to the exhibition is free for members. Non-member adults pay $8, seniors and students pay $5, and kids under 10 get in free.

Sunday

Forbidden Broadway: Alive & Kicking Now through March 1, catch this all new view of the highs and lows of recent Broadway shows, like Porgy and Bess, Spiderman and The Book of Mormon, at the Garner Galleria Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. With outrageous costumes, hilariously rewritten songs, and dead-on impressions, you’re in for a real treat. Tickets start at $25.

Whales: Giants of the Deep Now is one of your last chances to see this exhibition at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Did you know that baby whales drink two to three gallons of milk in a few seconds?! That’s just one one of the many fun facts you’ll learn at this exhibition, which ends February 16. 

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