King Tut and Northwest Folklife FestivalTutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs  – The modern incarnation of the 1970s exhibit (now bigger and better) makes its final North American stop with the boy king’s entourage.

Northwest Folklife Festival – features over 800 acts across 25 stages, celebrating all forms of cultural expression practiced in the Northwest.

King TutTutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs

Time: May 24, 2012 to Jan. 6, 2013; 10–5 daily
Venue: Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Avenue N, Seattle WA
Cost: $25-$33; children ages 6–15, $16–$22
More Info: pacsci.org or 206-443-3611

Consider this King Tut’s farewell tour. The modern incarnation of the 1970s exhibit (now bigger and better) makes its final North American stop with the boy king’s entourage: roughly 100 artifacts from Tut’s tomb, including a 10-foot quartzite statue and golden funerary masks, and the tombs of his ancestors and successors.

Northwest Folklife FestivalNorthwest Folklife Festival

Time: May 25 to 28, 11am – 10pm
Venue: Seattle Center, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Cost: Free Admission
More Info: nwfolklifefestival.org or 206-684-7300

Northwest Folklife is the largest FREE arts festival in the United States! Now in it’s 41st year, the festival –which takes place Memorial Day Weekend in Seattle Center—features over 800 acts across 25 stages, celebrating all forms of cultural expression practiced in the Northwest. This year’s event features exciting festival traditions such as contra dancing, musical showcases from around the world, craft vendors and our famous international food court.

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