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Aug 12

Kids/Youth Karaoke
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Graceland Crossing.
Details: Children will receive prizes for participating in our karaoke event. Ages for karaoke are 17 and under.

Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
Salute to Memphis Music Featuring Memphis Jones and Brad Birkedahl
7:00 p.m. Elvis Week Main Stage, Graceland.
Details: Help kick-off the Elvis Week Main Stage events at Graceland with an amazing night of Memphis music. Hear Memphis music performed by great Memphis talent with performances by the Memphis Jones Band plus Brad Birkedahl and The Burnin’ Love Band. The show will not only feature Elvis songs, but the sound and soul of other great Memphis musicians. Individual tickets are $20 or you can purchase the Elvis Week Main Stage All-Access Pass.

Web: shop.omniticket.com/TCB/index.cfm
Phone: 800-238-2000
Lowell Hays Trunk Show
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Gallery Elvis, Graceland Plaza.
Details: Meet jeweler Lowell Hays, the creator of Elvis’ famous TCB ring. View both his fine and fashion jewelry lines featuring items made from the original molds of Elvis’ jewelry.

Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
8/12/2013 - 8/14/2013
11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel.
Details: Pick up tickets in hotel lobby 30 minutes before each game (no children under 12 will be admitted). Free.

Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
Meet ‘n’ Greet with Betty Harper
8/12/2013 - 8/15/2013
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Heartbreak Hotel.
Details: Meet artist Betty Harper and see her latest Elvis artwork. Her broad collection of original Elvis portraits illustrate the personal side of Elvis.

Web: www.bettyharper.com/
Meet 'n' Greet with Joe Petruccio
8/12/2013 - 8/15/2013
3:00 - 9:00 p.m. Everything Elvis, Graceland Crossing.
Details: Meet artist Joe Petruccio, view his new fine art pieces, and don’t miss out on exclusive merchandise featuring his artwork.

Web: www.joepetruccio.com/
Morning and Evening Walk Ups to Meditation Garden
8/10/2013 - 8/18/2013
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Meditation Garden at Graceland
Details: Daily throughout the year, there is a special period of time for free admission walk up visits to the Meditation Garden at Graceland. Elvis Week morning walk ups will be from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. on August 10-18. Morning walk-ups may not be available on August 16 due to the Candlelight Vigil. Elvis Week evening walk ups will be from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on August 10-14 and August 16-17. Evening walk-ups will not be available the night of August 15 due to the Candlelight Vigil.

Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
Free Entertainment Tent at Graceland Crossing
8/9/2013 - 8/18/2013
All Day. Graceland Crossing
Details: Continuous presentation of Elvis music performed live by various singers and bands, plus other activities. A schedule for the Elvis Week entertainment tent will be available at the Elvis Week information table upon arrival in Memphis.

Web: www.elvis.com/elvisweek/schedule.aspx
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition “Elvis at 21”
5/25/2013 - 9/2/2013
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth, Texas
Details: “Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer,” a new Smithsonian traveling exhibition, presents 56 striking images and will open at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Developed collaboratively by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Govinda Gallery, “Elvis at 21” will be on view at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History through September 2, 2013. Alfred Wertheimer will be available for interviews at the museum (upon request) on Thursday, May 23 - Friday, May 24.

To compliment the new exhibition, Graceland Archives will also included rare artifacts related to Elvis in Texas. Those on display from the Graceland Archives include his Army fatigues hat worn in Fort Hood, TX and a Rolex given to him in 1970 while performing in Houston, TX. Learn More.

Web: sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/elvis_at_21/main.htm