Create an event-based post type with the ability to filter by a start and/or end date out of the box.
Create flexible content templates; 1-col, 2-col, and full-width; with base modules.
Add a navigation menu for desktop and mobile; requires the Standard WordPress header.
If you choose to enable featured content, you will want to change the desktop menu walker class from 'walker_with_depth_classes' to 'featured_content_nav_menu' in header.php
Create a new blank page template with the option to create a corresponding js and/or sass file.