Michigan Elvis Day 2013
If you can’t make it to Memphis for Elvis Week, join the Michigan Elvis Presley® Fan Club as they pay tribute to King of Rock-n-Roll for Michigan Elvis Day 2013: I’ll Remember You - A Concert for the King.
Rockabilly trio, The ChupaCobras from Grand Rapids, will perform music from the Sun Sessions era. The 2013 winner of the Saginaw Kingfest, Ontario’s own, Matt Cage, will perform 50s/60s era Elvis. Michigan favorite and 2011 winner of the Saginaw Kingfest, Jake Slater, will celebrate 40 years of “Aloha from Hawaii” with selections from the landmark concert. Tickets are only $10, general admission. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit MIElvis.com.
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.