Elvis' Birthday Celebration
Enjoy four days of birthday festivities, plus special guests Priscilla Presley and Jerry Schilling. Events this year include the annual Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony on Jan. 8, Elvis Birthday Bash and Evening Tour, private tours of Graceland Mansion with Priscilla Presley, a Birthday Celebration Concert featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, fan-favorite concert Elvis: Live in Concert featuring very special guests, and much more!
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 8 – Saturday, Jan. 11
WHERE: Elvis Presley’s Graceland
The Emo Night Tour
Imagine going to a show and hearing Taking Back Sunday, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, My Chemical Romance and many more, all only playing their best songs… all night long. The Emo Night DJ’s will be spinning all the angst your teenage dirtbag heart desires all night long that will make you feel like you’re at Warped Tour ‘08 minus all the dust and melting in the sun!
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 9 at 8:30 PM
Criss Angel RAW - The Mindfreak Unplugged
Criss Angel RAW – The Mindfreak Unplugged is a theatrical experience unlike any seen before; bringing Angel’s famous sleight of hand street magic, mentalism, and even some of his most iconic illusions to life – all performed in an intimate, raw setting.
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 10 at 8:00 PM
WHERE: Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Tunica
A Day of Tasters
Do you wonder what it’s like to work with metal? These tasters are 90-minute workshops designed to give you an introduction to the metalworking processes of welding, blacksmithing, casting, and fold forming! Mix and match tasters to create your own class schedule for the day. These are also fun to do as a group!
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 11 at 8:30 AM
WHERE: Metal Museum
Silly Succulent Pots
Learn the basics of pinch pot construction and how to add eyes, teeth, horns, hair, legs or whatever else you want. When you are happy with your new little critter, you’ll be able to finish him up with colorful clay paints and a zany personality, all in one sitting! All skill levels are welcome. Kids are welcome with an adult present (must be at least 10 yrs. old)
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 12 at 1:30 PM
WHERE: Memphis Botanic Garden
MRTC Winter Off-Road Series 3k
The first race of the MRTC Winter Off Road Series is fast and furious as we run through Overton Park, smack dab in the middle of Memphis. You’ll need to jockey for position quickly before you reach the forested area, which is pure singletrack.
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2:00 PM
WHERE: Overton Park
Memphis Ukelele Band
One of Memphis music icon Sam Phillips’s favorite sayings was, “If you’re not doing something different, you’re not doing anything.” With a unique ensemble sound and surprisingly diverse repertoire, Memphis Ukulele Band is firmly rooted in Memphis music’s maverick tradition.
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 12 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Lafayette’s Music Room