Family Fun Calendar
One of an identical pair, "The Colossal Statue of Tutankhamun" stands high above viewers at the Pacific Science Center's "Tutankhamun, The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs" exhibit. Next to the statue are two photos on display of its counterpart, a second, identical statue that was also excavated from the funerary temple of Ay and Horemheb and restored to look more like its original condition. The figures may have previously stood in Tutankhamun's mortuarty temple.
Harvest Jubilee: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. free activities at locations throughout the Stanwood, Camano, Silvana area, including music, juried art show, sustainable agriculture talks and farm tours; maps available at all farms and at Stanwood and Camano Island Chamber of Commerce, 8725 271st St. NW, Stanwood.and at the festival hub at the Port Susan Farmers Market, Viking Way near 88th Street an SR 532, also online at www.harvestjubilee.org.
The Imagine Inn -- Dare To Draw!: Starring Tim Noah and Cyndi Soup with Gus Puppy and the Thumbs-uppets celebrating all young artists, 10 a.m. Sept. 28 and 29 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Admission is $6. Call 360-568-9412 or visit www.thumbnailtheater.org.
The Italian Festival: explore Italian cultural roots through live performances, cultural displays, visual arts, hands-on activities, food and children's activities. The two-day celebration takes place 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 29 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 30 in Seattle Center Armory/Center House, Fisher Pavilion, 350 Harrison St. The Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary with an Italian Dog Show, Grape Stomp, Pizza Tossing for kids, historical photo exhibit, Classic Italian Vehicle Display, cooking demonstrations, and a 32-team Bocce Tournament. There are also three wine and beer gardens. Admission is free. Go to www.seattlecenter.com or call 206 684-7200.
Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs: The exhibition features more than 100 objects from King Tut's tomb and ancient sites representing some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. Many of these objects have never toured in the United States before this exhibit. Come face-to-face with the largest image of King Tut ever unearthed -- a 10-foot statue of the pharaoh; to Jan. 6 at Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle. Admission is $27.50, $24.50, $16.50 and $15.50. Call 206-443-2001, www.pacificsciencecenter.org.
"Bug Out at the Burke!": Bug out as thousands of bug specimens are available for viewing at the Burke Museum; get eye-to-eye with giant walking sticks, try some buggy snacks; have a face bug painted; do bug-related crafts and learn about bug-eating plants; special this year are The Bug Chicks, two scientists presenting the diversity of arthropods and inviting visitors to touch, hold and pet the creatures in their Bug Zoo; "Bug Out" is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16, Burke Museum, on the University of Washington campus, at the corner of NE 45th St. and 17th Ave. NE. Admission: $10 general, $8 senior, $7.50 student/youth. Free to children 4 and under. Call 206-543-5590 or visit www.burkemuseum.org.
"Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat": Seattle Children's Theatre's new season opens Sept. 27 and just like in the book, the Cat in the Hat brings craziness to a boring rainy afternoon, including inviting Thing One and Thing Two. Sally, her brother and their outspoken pet fish are astounded but concerned. For all ages; through Oct. 28; 201 Thomas St., Seattle; 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org/Index.aspx.
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