Communities in School Dinner Train
Bryson City, NC
Hosted by Communities in Schools of the Great Smoky Mountains, the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (GSMR) will be rocking and rolling down the tracks as we welcome a very special dinner train; A Tribute to Elvis Presley! Departing 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 22, the King of Rock n Roll is in the building! Your fantastic meal for the evening will consist of three courses presented by our esteemed Chef Elton Foster. Starting with savory pumpkin bisque, a filling entrée of prime rib / roasted pork loin / portabella mushroom accompanied with fire roasted vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes and a warm yeast dinner roll! Satisfy your sweet tooth with a New York style cheesecake for dessert! Full bar service available for purchase. For more information and reservations, please call 800-872-4681 or GSMR.com
The mission of Communities in Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. CIS is the leading dropout prevention organization in the county, and the only such organization that is proven to decrease the dropout rate and increase on-time graduation rates. Students that have CIS support have almost a 98% chance of staying in school.
"Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer" at the Pink Palace Museum
July 21 - October 14. Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Avenue in Memphis.
Come relive the King’s innocent younger days and feel the energy of a young man who was only just beginning to realize his potential. Alfred Wertheimer’s gorgeous photo exhibit has been displayed in prestigious museums and galleries across the country, including the National Portrait Gallery in D.C. and the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. The exhibit is finally coming back to its rightful home here in Memphis just in time for Elvis Week 2012. The Pink Palace will be extending their hours until 9:00 p.m. on August 10 - 15 for the week-long celebration.