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Jun 30

Penticton Elvis Festival
6/28/2013 - 6/30/2013
Penticton, Canada
Details: Join Elvis fans for the 12th Annual Penticton Elvis Festival where the spirit of Elvis is guaranteed to rock the summer holiday-town! Elvis fans from around the world will celebrate the King of Rock 'n' Roll with dozens of tribute artists gracing the outdoor stages set around picturesque Okanagan Lake. Special guests include friends of Elvis along with performances during the 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist preliminary. Purchase your tickets by calling 877-763-2849 or by visiting ValleyFirstTX.com. For more information, visit PentictonElvisFestival.com.

Web: www.pentictonelvisfestival.com/index.html
Phone: 877-763-2849
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition “Elvis at 21”
5/25/2013 - 9/2/2013
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth, Texas
Details: “Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer,” a new Smithsonian traveling exhibition, presents 56 striking images and will open at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Developed collaboratively by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Govinda Gallery, “Elvis at 21” will be on view at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History through September 2, 2013. Alfred Wertheimer will be available for interviews at the museum (upon request) on Thursday, May 23 - Friday, May 24.

To compliment the new exhibition, Graceland Archives will also included rare artifacts related to Elvis in Texas. Those on display from the Graceland Archives include his Army fatigues hat worn in Fort Hood, TX and a Rolex given to him in 1970 while performing in Houston, TX. Learn More.

Web: sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/elvis_at_21/main.htm