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Jun 07

The Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival
6/7/2013 - 6/9/2013
Kelowna, B.C. (Canada)
Details: Join The Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival Fan Club for their annual non-competitive tribute to Elvis for fans young and old. Held on June 7 - 9, 2013, this year’s festival will benefit the Canadian Hemophilia Society British Columbia Chapter. Admission is $5.00 per person/day. For more information, please visit ThecdnBluemoon.ca or contact Elaine at elaine@thecdnbluemoon.ca.

Email: elaine@thecdnbluemoon.ca
Web: thecdnbluemoon.ca/
Tupelo Elvis Festival
6/6/2013 - 6/9/2013
Downtown Tupelo, MS - Lyric Theatre
Details: Tupelo Elvis Festival is a musical celebration designed to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s native son, and the impact his music continues to have on the world. This year's festival features the annual Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary where the winner will represent Tupelo during Elvis Week 2013. In addition to all of the great music, the festival features a number of local food vendors, a carnival midway, pet parade, beauty pageant, 5k run, parade, disc golf, movie poster exhibit, and much more. More details coming soon.

Web: tupeloelvisfestival.com/
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