“Soar over the great pyramids of Giza, cross the deathly quiet Valley of the Kings, and descend into the shadowy chambers of the sacred tomb of King Tutankhamun.”.
Experience this realistic journey called, Mysteries of Egypt, at the Chabot Space and Science Center’s Tien Megadome Theater in Oakland, as they are offering two shows on Saturday, August 27, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at their Tien Megadome Theatre.
ChabotSpace & Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd.
Cost: From $10.95 to $14.95 plus service charge
After returning from your fascinating journey, bring the kids to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum & Planetarium in San Jose, for a Museum Scavenger Hunt which will shed some light onto the afterlife through their collection of human and animal mummies, canopic, jars,and funerary boats and models. Also find colorful and precious jewelry, pre-dynastic pottery, glass and alabaster vessels, bronze tools, and Coptic textiles. There is a limit to the number of participants.This a featured workshop (4th Saturdays monthly) at 12:30pm.
RosicrucianEgyptian Museum& Planetarium
1660 Park Avenue
San Jose, CA
Cost: Free with museum admission.
$9.00 general admission*
$7.00 seniors 55 and older
$7.00 students with I.D.
$5.00 children ages 5 – 10
free children under 5
For more information: 408-947-3665 or email: [email protected]
Guests may also explore the Rosicrucian Peace Garden, an educational garden authentic to the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. Open from 8 am to sunset every day, complimentary admission.
Next day, Sunday, learn about the language and writing system of the ancient Egyptians during the Hieroglyphic Workshop at 11:30 a.m. every Sunday at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.
Surround yourself, your family, friends with more Egyptian culture at the third annual Egyptian Festival in Campbell takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Be prepared to be warmly welcomed by the hosts as you embark on an educational visit to the church, watch authentic dance performances in traditional costume, and taste new food flavors handmade by the members of the church. Parking at 400 W. Campbell Ave. and street parking surrounding 395 W. Rincon Ave.
2011 Egyptian Festival – August 26, 27, 28, 2011
Friday, 8/26: 5 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, 8/27: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, 8/28: 12 to 7 p.m.
The following weekend of September 2,3, and 4 has more Egyptian events for you to experience.
On Saturday (1st Saturdays monthly) come back to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum to see how ancient rituals and modern technology have shaped stories of the fascinating Ancient Egyptian Mummies. This featured workshop starts at 12:30 p.m.
On Sunday, (1st Sundays monthly) learn about the meaning and use of jewelry to the ancient Egyptians at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. Although fashionable,certain stones and styles had specific functions as well. Some rarely displayed pieces will be available for attendees to enjoy.This featured workshop starts at 12:30 p.m.
Be royally treated at the 19th annual King Tut Festival in Hayward on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Get a glimpse into one of the most storied and ancient civilizations in the world. The Festival will be filled with delicious foods, ornate arts and crafts available for purchase, historical and cultural information, and more. There are kids’ activities, and senior discounts are available. Cost of ADMISSION IS FREE! It’s great entertainment for the entire family! Mark your calendars, and don’t miss the royal treatment you’ll receive at the 2011 King Tut Festival!
King Tut Festival 2011
St. Antonius Coptic Church
2500 Hansen Rd.
510-854-6489Friday , 9/2: 5 pm – 10 pm
Saturday , 9/3: 10 am – 9 pm
Sunday , 9/4: 12 pm – 6 pm
Cost of admission: Free, food and other items may be for purchase at event.