VOL. 132 | NO. 158 | Thursday, August 10, 2017
The Construction Specifications Institute-Memphis will meet Thursday, Aug. 10, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Brett Ragsdale and Jason Jackson of brg3s will discuss the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Interprofessional Simulation Center. Visit csimemphis.org for details on upcoming events.
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “9 to 5” Friday, Aug. 11, through Sept. 3 at 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for show times and tickets.
The Live at the Garden summer concert series will host St. Paul & The Broken Bones with Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors on Friday, Aug. 11, at 8:30 p.m. (gates at 6:30 p.m.) at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit liveatthegarden.com or call 901-636-4107 for details.
Elvis Week 2017 runs Friday, Aug. 11, through Saturday, Aug. 19, and will feature more than 40 events taking place at Graceland and other Memphis locations. Here are a few of the highlights:
Friday, Aug. 11: Elvis Fan Reunion, 2 p.m., Graceland Soundstage A (at Elvis Presley’s Memphis)
Saturday, Aug. 12: Elvis Presley 5K Run Benefiting Livitup, 8 a.m., gates of Graceland; The Auction at Graceland, auction of more than 300 Graceland-authenticated artifacts from private collectors, 12:30 p.m., Guest House at Graceland; The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley Celebration Concert, 8 p.m., Graceland Soundstage A
Sunday, Aug. 13: George Klein’s Elvis Mafia Reunion, 5 p.m., Alfred’s (197 Beale St.); A Salute to Sun Records hosted by John Paul Keith, 8 p.m., Graceland Soundstage A
Monday, Aug. 14: A Band of Legends Remembers Elvis, 8 p.m., Graceland Soundstage A
Tuesday, Aug. 15: Candlelight Vigil, quiet procession that usually lasts into the early morning hours as fans walk to Elvis’ gravesite and back in quiet remembrance, 8:30 p.m., gates of Graceland
Wednesday, Aug. 16: ELVIS: Live in Concert, a 40th anniversary celebration concert with full symphony orchestra, 8 p.m., FedExForum
Friday, Aug. 18: Inside the Archives, look inside the Graceland Archives to learn how artifacts are protected and see some of the unique and prized items it holds, 3 p.m., The Guest House at Graceland; Hollywood Night at The Guest House at Graceland, 8 p.m.
For a complete list of events and ticket information, visit elvisweekmemphis.com.