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| travel | Christmas at Graceland Archive Presentation The Guest House at Graceland Holiday Concert Packages Friday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. at The Guest House at Graceland Theater The Graceland archivists have created a brand- new presentation full of stories and artifacts spot- lighting Elvis’ favorite time of the year: Christmas at Graceland. To celebrate the Holiday Concert Weekend, the AAA Four-Diamond Guest House at Graceland resort is offering a special package for the weekend and will hold a series of festive events which will be free to package holders as well as anyone who pur- chases tickets to two different concerts. The package includes two nights at The Guest House at Graceland in a standard guest room plus two Deluxe section tickets to all three concerts at the Graceland Sound- stage on Dec. 14 and 15. Additional information on hotel packages available here. Tickets are also available without hotel stay, including VIP ticket packages. For more informa- tion on the weekend and ticket information, visit Graceland.com/Holiday. Holiday Crafts Demo Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. in The Guest House at Graceland Ballroom Lifestyle expert J.J. Keras will help you save time and money this holiday season as she demonstrates fabulous holiday DIY ideas using items you already have around the house. The event is free to all Holiday Concert Hotel Pack- age Holders as well as anyone who purchases tickets to two or more holiday concerts. Screening of the Hallmark Channel’s “Christmas at Graceland” Saturday, Dec. 15 at noon at The Guest House at Graceland Theater. The screening is free. Lifestyle Expert Holiday Tips Saturday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. at The Guest House at Graceland Theater Keras will be offering tips and tricks to help you create your own Very Merry Christmas. Want to host an unforgettable holiday party? Want to deco- rate like a pro? Want to give the perfect gift? You’ll learn how in this engaging seminar. The event is free to all Holiday Concert Hotel Package Holders as well as anyone who purchases tickets to two or more holi- day concerts. Expansion of ICONS: The Influence of Elvis Presley and Presley Cycles Exhibits Elvis Presley’s Memphis will ring in the holidays with its own beautiful décor and the expansion of two exhibits: ICONS: The Influence of Elvis Presley and Presley Cycles. The ICONS exhibit, already filled with items from many Elvis fan celebrities such as John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John and Jus- tin Timberlake, will add artifacts from many popular performers. Admission to the complex and exhibits will be complimentary at 3 p.m. on both Dec. 14 and Dec. 15 for anyone attending a concert that day. 60 December 2018 - January 2019 Thomasville Scene About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. Elvis Presley’s Graceland, in Memphis, is music’s most important and beloved landmark, with hun- dreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related properties, including Elvis Presley’s Memphis, Graceland’s new entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size; the AAA Four-Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room resort hotel; and the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis’ home and career. EPE also produces and licenses El- vis-themed live events, tours, and attractions world- wide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. Graceland is the only attraction worldwide to ever receive four USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards: In 2018, it was voted “Best Tennessee At- traction,” in 2015 voted the world’s “Best Musical Attraction” and “Best Historic Southern Attraction,” and in 2013 voted the No. 1 “Iconic American At- traction.” In 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards named Graceland one of the top 25 land- marks in the world. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.graceland.com.