SATURDAY, AUGUST 8 Club Elvis Hang out at a private party with fellow Elvis fans as a disc jockey spins Elvis records for listening and dancing pleasure. Wristband ticket allows ongoing access to other activities on the property. 8pm–midnight, $20, Elvis Presley Car Museum, Graceland Plaza SUNDAY, AUGUST 9 Elvis Gospel Brunch Brunch in the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum while listening to Elvis gospel music and watching Elvis videos play on the drive-in theater movie screen. 8:30–9:30am, $27, Graceland Plaza Blue Hawaii at The Orpheum Theatre Surf with Elvis on the big screen during The Orpheum’s Summer Movie Series. Includes a trivia contest with prizes from Elvis Presley Enterprises. 6pm, $6, cash only, Orpheum Theatre 525-3000, orpheum-memphis.org MONDAY, AUGUST 10 Club Elvis See Aug. 8. TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 Malco Theatre’s Elvis Film Fest 6 Rock down Memory Lane with special showings of Jailhouse Rock, Fun in Acapulco, Roustabout, and King Creole. 10am–4pm, $5 per film, Malco Studio on the Square, 2105 Court, 725-7151, malco.com Shawn Klush in Concert Performance by 2007 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner, Shawn Klush, along with The Sweet Inspirations and appearances by the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest semifinalists. 7pm, $27, Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 525-1515, ticketmaster. Com WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12 Ultimate ElvisTribute Artist Contest Meet ‘n’ Greet A private event reserved for special ticket package holders for the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. 11am–1pm, Memphis Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semifinals The best Elvis tribute artists from around the world perform and compete for their chance to advance to the final round Aug. 13. 7pm, $139 for 2-day tickets (includes semifinals and final round), Cannon Center for the Performing Arts 525-1515, ticketmaster.com THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 Fan Club Presidents’ Event Fans celebrate and recognize the work of Elvis Presley fan clubs, receive EPE company updates and announcements, and enjoy a feature segment with a special guest. 2–4pm, $10, Fogelman Executive Conference Center, University of Memphis Graceland Scavenger Hunt — Bears on Tour Tour Graceland and the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum while participating in a trivia scavenger hunt. Adult and junior versions available, with prizes for both. 5pm, $29 adults, $14 youth 7–12 Graceland Ticket Office Ultimate ElvisTribute Artist Contest Finals Finalists from the Aug. 12 semifinals compete for the title of 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist. 7pm , $139 for 2-day tickets (includes semifinals Aug. 12), Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 525-1515, ticketmaster.com FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 The Official Elvis Insiders 2009 Elvis Week Event Shake, Rattle, and Bowl Party Elvis Insiders members and guests bowl, play billiards, sing Elvis karaoke, and compete in the Elvis trivia contest. 10am–1pm, $49, Strike Zone Bowling Alley, Southaven, MS Elvis 1969: A Celebration Concert Many of the original cast and performers from the summer of 1969 reunite for a live musical performance, along with video and audio to transport guests back to that magic summer of Elvis. 8pm, $59+, Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 525-1515 , ticketmaster. Com SATURDAY AUGUST 15 Elvis Presley Run,Walk,Rock&Roll Thousands of Elvis fans enjoy family fun and exercise while raising money for United Cerebral Palsy. 8am, $25, Graceland Gates, 761-4277 elvispresleyrunandwalk.com Conversations on Elvis: Session 1 American Studio Session Elvis’s friends and associates share stories and memories of Elvis and the American Studio sessions days. 10am, $19 or $35 both sessions Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 525-1515, ticketmaster.com Conversations on Elvis: Session 2 Elvis in Vegas 1969 Elvis’s friends and associates share stories and memories of Elvis in Vegas, 1969. 1pm, $19 or $35 both sessions Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 525-1515, ticketmaster.com Candlelight Vigil After an opening ceremony at the gates of Graceland, fans walk up the driveway to Elvis’s gravesite and back down carrying a candle in quiet remembrance. 8:30pm–till, Free, Graceland Mansion SUNDAY AUGUST 16 Events TBA MULTIPLE DATE EVENTS Free Meditation Garden Walk-ups Aug. 8–15: 7:30–8:30am Aug. 8–14, 16: 7–9pm Elvis Week Entertainment Tent at Graceland Crossing Aug. 8–16 Continuous presentation of Elvis music performed live by various singers and bands, plus youth karaoke. Free Elvis Week Art Contest & Exhibit Aug. 9–15 Exhibition of Elvis-themed artwork by amateur and professional artists from around the world. Free, Graceland Plaza
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