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Jul 26

The Collingwood Elvis Festival
7/25/2013 - 7/28/2013
Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
Details: Attended by tens of thousands of visitors annually, the award-winning Collingwood Elvis Festival is a four-day celebration of the life, music and career of Elvis Presley. Re-creating the nostalgia of an era, this year's festival delivers a wide variety of family-friendly, multi-generational music at the picturesque tourist destination. Chosen as one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario for seven consecutive years, the Collingwood Elvis Festival is proud to be included as a qualifying location for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest.

Web: www.collingwoodelvisfestival.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