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LIVE GROM GRACELAND: ELVIS WEEK 2007

Elvis Week Events: Multiple Date Events

Walk-Up Times for the Meditation Garden
Free walk-up visits from 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM daily

Daily throughout the year, there is a special period of time for free-admission walk-up visits to the Meditation Garden at Graceland, where the gravesites of Elvis and members of his family are located. As a special courtesy to Elvis fans, there is always an additional schedule of evening walk-up times during Elvis Week. Dates and times for the evening this year:  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, August 11, 12, 16, 17 & 18.   No morning walk-ups on the morning of August 16 due to wrap-up of the Candlelight Vigil.  Schedule is subject to change due to weather or other operational issues that could arise.

The Elvis Presley International Art Show - Fan Art From The Graceland Archives
July 27 - August 18. 
Tyiese Scarpa, 515 South Main Street, St. 101, Memphis. 
Admission is free

Over 40 pieces of fan art from the Graceland Archives displayed in a gallery setting.

Elvis Fan Club Festival - August 10-15
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Airport Inn, 1441 E. Brooks Road
Admission is free
The 29th year for the Elvis Fan Club Festival. A very special event commemorating the 30th anniversary for Elvis. Special guest tables with Vegas atmosphere, original 1956 EPE products and Vegas items during Elvis's appearances. Elvis music and videos will be played during this entire event. For more information, contact Fred Whobrey at (217) 875-3598.

Madacy Entertainment Tent at the Elvis After Dark Complex
August 10-18, day and night. 
Admission is Free
Elvis After Dark complex (formerly known as Graceland Crossing shopping center)

Continuous presentation of Elvis music performed live by various singers and bands, plus other activities. Children and youth karaoke also featured.

Live Entertainment at EP Delta Kitchen & Bar - Jamie Aaron Kelley
Nightly, August 11-16. 
EP Delta Kitchen & Bar (formerly Elvis Presley's Memphis), 126 Beale Street

Jamie Aaron Kelley performance schedule:  Nightly, August 11-14 at 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM; Candlelight Vigil night, August 15 at 11:00 PM; and August 16 at 11:00 PM.

Memphian Theatre Tours
August 11-17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
51 South Cooper St., Memphis
$5.00 per person or $3.00 for groups of 20 or more
A 30-minute tour of Playhouse on the Square, formerly The Memphian Theatre, where Elvis used to come and watch movies with his friends. Must call ahead and make a reservation. Call Lindsey Roberts or Mike Detroit at (901) 725-0076.

Tours of Lauderdale Courts
August 11-18, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Uptown Square Apts (formerly Lauderdale Courts)
$10.00

Second only to Graceland, Lauderdale Courts is the Memphis home Elvis lived in the longest. From September 1949 to January 1953, Elvis and his parents lived at 185 Winchester, Apartment 328 in Lauderdale Courts.  For tickets or more information, contact Uptown Square Apartments at (901) 523-8662.

Elvis Week Art Contest & Exhibit
August 11-19. 
Ticket office pavilion in Graceland Plaza. 
Admission is free

Exhibition of Elvis-themed artwork from amateur and professional artists from around the world.  Rules & Entry Form for artists who would like to submit their work.

Children and Youth Karaoke
August 12, 15 & 18, 11:00 AM 3:30 PM
Entertainment tent in the Elvis After Dark center (formerly Graceland Crossing)
Admission is free to perform and be in the audience

Children and youth aged 2 to 17 are invited to perform karaoke Elvis songs.

Tours of the Elvis Presley Trauma Center
August 14-17
The MED, 877 Jefferson Avenue

To schedule a tour of the Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center, contact Marsha Evans at The MED Foundation at (901) 545-8372 or email mevans@the-med.org.

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