Elvis Week Events: Saturday August 18th - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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LIVE GROM GRACELAND: ELVIS WEEK 2007

Elvis Week Events: Saturday August 18th

25th Annual Elvis Presley International 5K to Benefit United Cerebral Palsy
8:00 AM
Starts at the Graceland gates
Pre-registration is $20; Race Day Registration is $25.  To register for the race, call Joanie Nuchols at (901) 761-4277

Join thousands of Elvis fans and runners in front of Graceland for the 25th Annual Elvis Presley International 5K Run to benefit United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of the Mid-South. Runners and walkers will enjoy more than the typical 5K. More than 2,000 entrants from around the world will join in the family fun while enjoying the festive atmosphere of Elvis Week 2007 and raising money for UCP. After the race, join everyone across from the mansion as UCP hosts one of the best post-race parties in town.

D&N's Leis for Elvis and United Cerebral Palsy
8:00 AM
At gates of Graceland, in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary Elvis Presley 5K

D&N's Elvis Presley Fan Club invites you to support UCP of the Mid-South and honor Elvis's memory by purchasing a Hawaiian lei for $4.00. You don't have to come to Memphis to be a "spirit runner" in the 25th Anniversary Elvis Presley International 5K Run. You may register as a "spirit runner" to receive the collectible Elvis Race Shirt for 2007 and a Hawaiian lei. Leis may be purchased during Elvis Week or the morning of the run. For more information, contact Joanie Nuchols at UCP of the Mid-South at (901) 761-4277.

Graceland Scavenger Hunt - Bears on Tour #2 of 2
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Starting at the Graceland Ticket Office
Admission: Adults - $24.99; Children 7-12 - $12,99
Guests are invited to tour Graceland Mansion and the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum while simultaneously participating in a trivia scavenger hunt. Adult and Junior versions of the scavenger hunt will be available. Prizes for both adult and junior to be announced. All ticket holders to receive a complimentary collectible bear donated by EPE licensee Limited Treasures. This particular edition bear is exclusive to the scavenger hunt event at Graceland and not available anywhere else.

Heart and Soul Of Rock 'n' Roll Party
8:00 PM
Gibson Guitar Factory, 145 Lt. George W Lee
$40.00

Presented by the Elvis Presley Fan Club of Great Britain. Join Elvis fans from all over Europe for a classic end of Elvis Week party up on the roof of the Gibson Guitar Factory as they celebrate the music of Memphis! Live soul from the Soul Shockers Band and a pumping all-Elvis disco, spectacular dancing from the Memphis Maidens and cabaret from GMTV's Heath Ashton.

Club Elvis at Graceland
9:00 PM – 12:00 Midnight
Elvis Presley Automobile Museum, Graceland Plaza
SOLD OUT

Hang out and enjoy a private party with your fellow Elvis fans. A disc jockey spins Elvis records for your listening and dancing pleasure, while a cash bar features adult beverages (ID's checked) and soft drinks.  A wristband ticket allows you to come and go from Club Elvis as much as you like during the evening in order for you to enjoy all the other activities on the property.

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