Humes Marker Dedication
10:00 a.m. Humes Middle School (formerly Humes High School), 659 N Manassas Street.
Join Elvis' high school classmates as they have a plaque dedicated in
the king's honor at the site of Elvis former high school in Memphis.
Elvis' friend George Klein will be in attendance, along with a
performance by singer Ronnie McDowell. Humes High School is currently on
the National Register of Historic Places.
Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center Elvis Week Fan Reception
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. MED Café at the Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center
More information to come.
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Showcase
1:00 p.m. Elvis Week Main Stage, Graceland.
See some of the semifinalists for the 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest
showcase their talents as they prepare for the ultimate contest. Elvis
tribute artists who will perform during this event to be announced at a
later time, but all will be 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest
Semifinalists. This event will be hosted by Ultimate Contest host Joey Sulipeck
. Individual tickets are $20 or you can purchase the Elvis Week Main Stage All-Access Pass. Tickets are available online
or by calling Graceland Reservations at 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322.
: 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322
“Viva Las Vegas" Movie and Dance Party
7:00 - 11:00 p.m. Elvis Week Main Stage, Graceland.
Bring your dancing
shoes for a night filled with Las Vegas fun and excitement. Kick-off the
evening with a screening of the Elvis fan favorite “Viva Las Vegas” -
sponsored by Warner Bros. - which is sure to have everyone on their feet
singing along and dancing in the aisles. Then, after the movie is over,
continue to dance the night away with DJ Argo
plays some of your favorite Elvis music. Ticket price includes both
movie screening and dance party that follows. Individual tickets are $30
or you can purchase the Elvis Week Main Stage All-Access Pass.
*Looking to get "Viva Las Vegas" and other great Elvis movies on DVD? Visit ShopElvis.com for a great selection of Elvis DVDs from Warner Bros.
: 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322
Morning and Evening Walk Ups to Meditation Garden
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Meditation Garden at Graceland
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.
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition “Elvis at 21”
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
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.