6 Nerdy Things To Do This Weekend In Phoenix [WE 02/16]

This weekend, Phoenix wants to believe, believes it or not, rides a cat bus, and finds twue wuv.

Thursday, Feb 13th

International UFO Conference 2014

[Fountain Hills]

It’s time to stop carving mountains in your mashed potatoes and wake up, people! Folks with very open minds will be gathering at an annual International UFO Conference to discuss their favorite forms of unexplained phenomena. Check it out if you’re a believer, curious, or a people watcher. Going on all weekend long.

Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me!

[Phoenix]

This one’s for you NPR junkies. The often hilarious and always witty quiz show is live in Phoenix for your IQ’s enjoyment. Happening at the Comerica Theater at 7:30pm.

Friday, Feb 14th

The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

[Phoenix]

This exhibit just opened this week and is on display until March 4th. I ate this kinda stuff up as a kid so I really hope I can make it out sometime soon. Showing at the Arizona Science Center.

My Neighbor Totoro

[Tempe]

Fact: Totoro is one of the few magical creatures you could totally see yourself climbing on to and falling asleep. This near perfect classic tale of childhood, nature, and magic is screening a couple of times at the Valley Art Theater. Shows at 2:15pm and 6:30pm.

The Princess Bride

[Phoenix]

Oh man, the 9:30pm screening of this already sold out. Looks like there are still tickets for the later show though. Have fun storming the castle!

Saturday, Feb 15th

Iconica Game Night

[Phoenix]

Meet the man behind both Iconica and the Lightning Octopus logo as he shares how to play his gorgeous fantasy card game. Iconica Game Night starts at 5pm at Phoenix’s Samurai Comics location.

Have fun, you crazy kids!