Elvis Week Events: Wednesday August 15th - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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LIVE GROM GRACELAND: ELVIS WEEK 2007

Elvis Week Events: Wednesday August 15th

MIFA's Presley Place Reception and Tour
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon.
Presley Place, 715 St. Paul Avenue
Admission is free

Join MIFA for a 50's style reception and tour of MIFA's Presley Place. A joint venture between the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation and MIFA, Presley Place provides families who are homeless with transitional housing. For more information, contact Elizabeth Garrett at (901) 529-4544 or Charlie Nelson at (901) 529-4514.

4th Annual Elvis Film Festival - Presented by Malco Theatres
10:00 AM
Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Street
$5.00 per film (
click here to purchase in advance)
Spend a day traveling down memory lane with Elvis movies all on the big screen! There's even a special presentation of the newly re-mastered classic Jailhouse Rock.  Proceeds benefit the Elvis Presley Scholarship Fun at the University of Memphis. Tickets are on sale now at Malco.com or at the Studio on the Square theatre box office. Films and show times: Jailhouse Rock - 10:00 AM; Girl Happy - 10:15 AM and 2:30 PM;  Charro! - 12:00 Noon and 4:20 PM; Speedway - 12:15 PM; Live a Little, Love a Little -  2:15 PM.

Elvis Scrapbooking Class with EK Success
12:00 PM & 2:00 PM.
Walk A Mile Theatre, Graceland Plaza.
$30.00
Check out the latest in Elvis scrapbooking items from EK Success that will be available at Graceland during Elvis Week 2007. All attendees will receive Elvis scrapbooking kits and will be able to create their own Elvis scrapbooking keepsake. Seating for each class is limited. Tickets will be available at Guest Services (cash or credit card)  and at the door (cash only) of Walk-a-Mile Theater before each class (while available).  

Open House Benefit for the Memphis Teddy Bear Project
12:00 Noon - 6:00 PM
Phillips Entertainment, 1229 Marlin Road
Benefits the Memphis Teddy Bear Project's chosen charities of Presley Place and the Elvis Presley American Legion Post.

Mass in Memory of Elvis
St. Paul Catholic Church, 1425 East Shelby Drive (Approximately 2.5 miles south of Graceland)
Recorded music begins at 2:15 PM; St. Paul Choir sings at 2:45 PM; Memorial Mass begins at 3:00 PM

Come together to pray and remember Elvis. Spaghetti dinner to follow.

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
8:30 PM - Opening ceremony
Gates of the Graceland Mansion property.
Admission is free - No tickets or reservations
Gates remain open until all who wish to participate in the procession have done so, which typically takes until the early morning hours of August 16, the anniversary date of Elvis’s passing.

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