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Golf & Games Family Park Is The Place For Family Fun! After 51 years, Golf & Games Family Park has the same focus on family fun, the same commitment to customer service, and the same eye towards building for the future to service their guest, as when the park first opened. Golf & Games not only offers 3 PuttPutt Golf courses but a host of terrific family features, including: Lighted Golf Driving Range with chipping and putting greens (golf lessons are available), Bumper Boats, Batting Cages, Kiddie Rides, Sky-Trail Ropes Course, Game-room the Maxflight Virtual Roller

Exhibits at Elvis Presley’s Graceland in 2014 Walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Here you’ll enjoy a tour of Graceland Mansion, the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum, and Elvis’ custom jets. Limited time exhibits include Elvis: Live from Las Vegas which explores Elvis’ career from the first time he stepped on stage there to his triumphant return to 1969 and beyond; and Elvis’ Hawaii: Concerts, Movies and More which showcase Elvis’ love of the islands and why it was one of his favorite places to be. Other exhibits to enjoy: Elvis' Tupelo allows fans to explore the city that Elvis first called home with photos, video, and memorabilia. An Interactive Timeline celebrating 1956, the year Elvis and rock & roll riveted the world. If you choose to tour Graceland as a VIP, check out “60 Years of Elvis” which commemorates the first Elvis recording to be played on the radio on July 8, 1954. Graceland tour options include:

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Graceland Platinum Tour ($37.00 adults; $33.30 ages 62+ & youth/students 13- 18; $18.00 ages 7-12; children 6 & under are free), includes an audio-guided tour of Graceland mansion and self-guided tours of Elvis’ Automobile Museum, and Elvis’ Custom Jets. Graceland VIP Tour ($72.00 per person), includes an audio guided tour of Graceland mansion and self-guided tours of Elvis’ Automobile Museum, Elvis’ custom jets, and more. In addition, VIP guests also enjoy front of the line mansion access, a special all-day ticket, keepsake backstage pass and a special VIP tour only exhibit. Or, if you just have a short amount of time for a visit, you can also enjoy a Mansion Only Tour. In addition, while at Graceland, enjoy shopping in one of the many gift shops or lunch in Graceland plaza. For a FREE online travel planner, more information or reservations, visit Elvis.com or call 901-3323322 or 800-238-2000. Graceland parking is located at 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. www.keymemphis.com


The zebra knows! For fun in Memphis you head for Golf & Games Family Park!

Coaster and Lasertron, “The Ultimate Laser Action Game.” Two new additions at Golf and Games Family Park is a Summer Camp starting June 9 and running through August 1 and Golf Shop of Memphis. The Summer Camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12 years old. The Golf Shop features used clubs and complete tune-up services for your current clubs. Golf & Games Family Park serves a plentiful menu of delicious foods, including chicken sandwiches, cheese nachos, hot wings and funnel cakes. And Golf & Games hosts birthday parties! And church groups, school groups, lock-ins, and approximately 100 corporate and family reunion picnic events throughout the year. Open at 8 a.m. daily and as late as 1 a.m. on weekends during the summer season, Golf and Games Family Park is ready to provide a summer of fun in its 50th year. To join our email club go to www.golfandgamesmemphis.com. You can also stay in touch with the park on Facebook and Twitter. Golf and Games Family Park is at 5484 Summer Avenue at Bartlett Road. Call 901-386-2992 for more information. www.keymemphis.com

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All The Stars Are Swingin' At The FedEx Saint Jude Classic!

The 57th FedEx Saint Jude Classic returns to the Tournament Players Club at Southwind May 31-June 8. This year's field of players includes returning champion, Harris English as well as 25 year-old rising star, Rick Fowler; the youngest player in the history of the Masters, Guan Tianlang; and French sensation, Victor Dubuisson. Other players include Phil Mickelson; Dustin Johnson; Zach Johnson; Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell; 2012 FedEx Cup winner Brandt Snedeker & Ryder Cup sensation Ian Poulter. Celebrities showing up for the pre-tournament Pro-Ams include Tony Thomas, son of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas; NBA Hall of Famer, Rick Barry; The Grizzlies' coach Dave Joerger & Grizzlie players, Mike Conley & Mike Miller; NASCAR stars, Denny Hamlin & Ricky Senhouse, Jr.; Memphis' own Penny Hardaway; &

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Doors guitarist, Robby Krieger. One-day tournament tickets are $30 online; $35 at the gate. Daily parking is available Crowd Favorite, Phil Mickelson. at Parking Lot C, on Winchester about a mile east of Hacks Cross. Shuttle buses are available. For information call 901-748-0534, or visit www.stjudeclassic.com.

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The 57th FedEx St. Jude Classic May 31-June 8, 2014 • TPC Southwind • Memphis, Tennessee Schedule

Saturday, May 31st 4 p.m........... Shrimp & Cocktails Monday, June 2nd 7 a.m........... Pro practice rounds Noon........... Danny Thomas Pro-Am (shotgun start) Tuesday, June 3rd 7 a.m........... Pro practice rounds 8:30 a.m......*Astellas' Executive Women’s Day (all day) 3:30 p.m...... Campbell Clinic Youth Clinic 7:30 p.m...... St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends (Cannon Center) Wednesday, June 4th All day......... Window World Pro-Am 12 p.m. ....... Operation Purple Eagle Plane Dedication (FedEx Cabana) Thursday, June 5th All day......... Tournament play: 1st round 2-5 p.m....... Television coverage (Golf Channel)

Friday, June 6th All day......... Tournament play: 2nd round 2-5 p.m....... Television coverage (Golf Channel) Saturday, June 7th All day......... Tournament play: 3rd round 12-1:30 p.m. Television coverage (Golf Channel) 2-5 p.m........ Television coverage (CBS Sports) 5 p.m. ......... Campbell Clinic After Hours presents The Will Tucker Band concert Sunday, June 8th All day......... Tournament play: Final Round 12-1:30 p.m. Television coverage (Golf Channel) 2-5 p.m........ Television coverage (CBS Sports) 5 p.m. ......... Awards ceremony (18th green immediately following final putt)

All events at TPC Southwind (unless noted); all times are Central Daylight Time * Private event by invitation only

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June 6 – Bruno Mars: Moonshine Jungle Tour; FedExForum, 191 Beale St., Memphis 38103; 800-745-3000 www.fedexforum.com. June 6-27 – Rockin’ on the Roost Summer Concert Series; daily, 9200 Pigeon Roost Rd., Olive Branch, MS 38656; 662-893-0888, Olive Branch Old Towne, June 6 – Julianne & Derek Hough: Move Live on Tour; Events are compiled from a variety of sources. If there is an 1021 Casino Center Dr., Robinevent you’re interested in attending, we recommend you call sonville, MS 38664; 800-303(we try to provide a phone number with every listing) and make 7463, sure the event hasn’t been cancelled or the date changed. June 6 – B.B. King; Gold Strike Casino, Millennium Theatre, 1010 Casino THEATRE Center Dr., Tunica Resorts, MS 38664; 888-245May 9-June 1 – Gypsy; Playhouse on the 7529, www.ticketmaster.com. (Tickets at the Gold Square, 66 S. Cooper, Memphis 38104; 901-726Strike Gift Shop, ticketmaster.) 4656, www.playhouseonthesquare.com. June 7 – REO Speedwagon; 1021 Casino Center May 30-June 22 – The Lyons; Circuit Playhouse, Dr., Robinsonville, MS 38664; 800-303-7463, 51 S. Cooper, Memphis 38104; 901-726-4656, June 13-15 – Juneteenth Urban Music Festival; www.playhouseonthesquare.com. free, Robert R. Church Park, Beale St., downtown, June 6-29 – The Music Man; Theatre Memphis, Memphis 38103; 901-281-6337; 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis 38117; 901-682-8323, June 13 – Jim Gaffigan -The White Bread Tour; www.theatrememphis.org. comedy, Horseshoe Casino, 1021 Casino Center June 20-Jly 13 – Hairspray; Playhouse on the Dr., Robinsonville, MS 38664; 800-303-7463, www. Square, 66 S. Cooper, Memphis 38104; 901-7264656, www.playhouseonthesquare.com. June 24-29 – The Book of Mormon; Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St., Memphis 38103; 901-525at 88 Racine between Poplar & Wal3000, www.orpheum-memphis.com.

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June 3 – St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends; with Clint Black, Deana Carter & Randy Houser, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Cannon Center, 255 N. Main St., Memphis 38103; 901-537-2525, June 5 – Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss; Snowden Grove Amphitheater, 6285 Snowden Lane, Southaven, MS 38671; 662-892-2660,

nut Grove, holding its annual Antique Consignment Shop until the end of June. The Woman's Exchange is open everyday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and serves lunch in their Tea Room 11:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Call 901-327-5681 or visit www.womansexchange.com for more information.

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Experience Memphis’ rich musical history from a seat on the Backbeat Bus! With live musical entertainment on every tour, a Backbeat tour is a show on wheels, featuring Beale Street, Sun Studio, the Lorraine Motel, and more. Setting the mood is the Backbeat Bus itself, a fully restored, 1959 vintage bus – “Miss Clawdy”. Backbeat offers a variety of tours: The Memphis Mojo Tour showcases the “Best of Memphis” sights and music. Every tour features Backbeat’s one-of-a-kind musical entertainment, for 90 minutes of high-energy fun! Sun Studio or Stax Museum admission is optional on Friday and Saturday mornings. The Hound Dog Tour is a 90 minute excursion into the life of Elvis Presley that includes many hard-to-find, hidden Elvis sites throughout the

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city. Sun Studio admission can be added to this tour. Backbeat also offers Graceland tours, as well as walking tours of Historic Memphis and evening Ghost Tours. All tours depart from the Backbeat Tours ticket window at 2nd & Beale, at the Blues City Café. For tour times, prices and availability call 1-800979-3370 or visit backbeattours.com. www.keymemphis.com


horseshoetunica.com. June 14 – Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series Opening Party; Memphis Symphony, Ballet Memphis, Opera Memphis, Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd., Memphis 39117; 901-576-4107, www.memphisbotanicgarden.com. Take the Main Street Trolley! With 24 stops throughout downtown, June 15 – Boston - Heaven on Earth the riverfront & Madison Ave., One of the best ways Tour; Snowden Grove Amphitheater, 6285 Snowden Lane, Southaven, MS 38671; to get around Downtown Memphis! 662-892-2660, June 18-21 – Memphis Quartet Show; Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St., Memphis 38103; 901-568-2389, www.memphistravel.com. June 18 – Lionel Richie with Ceelo Green; FedExForum, 191 Beale St., Memphis 38103; 901-205-2525, www.fedexforum. com. June 20 – Counting Crows & Toad the Wet Sprocket; 1021 Casino Center Dr., Trip through historic downtown MemRobinsonville, MS 38664; 800-303-7463; June 20 – Levitt National Tour presents phis & along the Mighty Mississippi! Playing for Change at Levitt Shell; 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park, Memphis Combining Memphis' rich past with its promising 38103; 901-272-2722, www.levittshell.org. future, the Main Street Trolley's vintage trolley cars June 21 – Sevendust; Horseshoe Casino, roll up and down Main Street, from one downtown 1021 Casino Center Dr., Robinsonville, MS landmark to another. Authentically restored to origi38664; 800-303-7463, www.horseshoetunica.com. nal elegance, down to the solid brass seat and window June 21 – Live at the Garden Summer accents and antique lighting fixtures, these rail cars Concert Series: Little Big Town; Memphis follow the path of their mule-drawn predecessors, Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd., in Audubon Park, Memphis 39117; 901-576-4107, www. running from Auction Ave. to Calhoun St. They also memphisbotanicgarden.com. service the 2.5 mile Riverfront Loop and the Medical June 21 – Chico DeBarge; Sam’s Town Center, via the Madison Avenue Trolley Line. Casino Resort, There is no better vehicle for downtown sightseeJly. 2 – New Edition Reunion Tour with El Debarge & KC & JoJo; 4560 Venture Dr., ing. The trolley runs from the Pinch District and the Southaven, MS 38671; 662-470-2131, Memphis Cook Convention Center, past Civic Center Jly. 3 – Thompson Square; 1021 Casino Plaza and Court Square, all the way to Peabody Center Dr., Robinsonville, MS 38664; 800303-7463, Place and Beale Street, the FedEx Forum, Nationals Jly. 4 – Freedom Concert: Navy Band of Civil Rights Museum and the South Main Historic the Mid-South; free, $5 suggested parking, Arts District. Shelby Farms Park, 500 N. Pine Lake Dr., Traveling the Riverfront Loop, visitors can take in Memphis 38134; 901-767-7275, Jly. 8-30 – 26th A Chance to Dance Sumthe Tennessee Welcome Center, Mud Island and the

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Mississippi River Museum and the panoramic beauty of the 5-block long River Walk. Each of the 24 trolley stations throughout downtown, the riverfront and Madison Ave., are equipped for those with disabilities and unable to use steps. The trolley runs daily on every line, with a car pulling into the station about every 10 to 15 minutes. On the Madison Avenue Line, frequency slows to about every 25 minutes after 6 p.m. and on Sundays. Check the map on the back of the magazine for station locations, schedules and fares. Or call 901-274-MATA (6282) or visit matatransit. com.

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(Key events continued from page 11) mer Intensive Dance Camp; 1738 Galloway Ave., Memphis 38112; 901-301-3262, Levitt Shell Summer Concert Series. Free, Levitt Shell in Overton Park, 1930 Poplar, Memphis 38103, 901-272-2722, www.levittshell.org. June 5 – Katie Herzig. June 6 – Kopecky Family Band. June 7 – Will Hoge: Moon River Festival. June 8 – Amy Lavere. June 12 – Davina & the Vagabonds. June 13 – The Dynamites ftg. Charles Walker. June 14 – Roseanne Cash. June 15 – The Dunwells. June 19 – School of Rock.

SPECIAL EVENTS

May 31-June 1 – Memphis Flea Market The Big One; Agricenter, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd., Memphis 38120; 901-276-3532, www.agricenter.org. June 7 – Elmwood & The Civil War; Elmwood Cemetery, 824 S. Dudley, guided walking tour of cemetery that’s home to Confederate & Union Generals & over 1,000 Civil War soldiers, Memphis 38104; 901-774-3212, June 7 – Art Suitable for Framing; Greek Orthodox Church, 573 N. Highland, Memphis 38122; 901-327-8177, June 10-16 – Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall; three-fifths scale, v-shaped, 300 ft. replica, 4560 Venture Dr., Southaven, MS 38671; 901-496-6739, June 11-15 – LFK Paper Money Show; Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St., Memphis 38103; 901-576-1200, www.memphistravel.com. June 13 – Investigation of Elmwood Cemetery with Expedition Unknown; Elmwood Cemetery, 824 S. Dudley, Memphis 38104; 901-774-3212, , Memphis Botanic Garden. 750 Cherry Rd., Memphis 38117; 901-636-4126, www.memphisbotanicgarden.com. May 13-June 10 – Five-week Painting Series with Marilyn Wannamaker. June 2 – Memphis Knights Big Band at the Garden. June 2-6, 16-20 – Caterpillar Club Camp. June 3-30 – Allison Mayhan Art Exhibit. June 6 – Idea Garden Opening Party. June 8-29 – Orchids on the Windowsill. June 9-13 – Nature Scene Investigators. June 10 – Food Truck Garden Party. June 12 – Cocktails in the Garden: Hydrangeas & Highballs. June 14 – The Way of Tea in Tennessee, Master Class. June 14 – Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series Opening Party; Memphis Symphony, Ballet Memphis, Opera Memphis. June 21 – Pastel Workshop with Chantel: Enriching Hearts & Lives. June 21 – Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series: Little Big Town. June 21 – Kitchen Table Silversmithing: The Bling Ring Edition. June 23-27 – Summer Hoop Camp. June 23 – Lessons in Conservation from the Amazon Basin to the Mid-South. June 24 – Vine to Wine at the Garden: The 19th Hole.

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Local sensation Amy Lavere is at the Levitt Shell in Overton Park, June 8. Concert is free, part of the Shell's Summer Concert Series. Call 901-272-2722 for info or visit www.levittshell. org. June 25 – Acrylic Still Life with Chantel. June 27-28 – Family Campout in My Big Backyard. June 28 – The Way of Tea in Tennessee - Basic Ceremony. Orpheum 2014 Summer Movie Series. 203 S. Main St., Memphis 38103; 901-525-3000, www. orpheum-memphis.com. June 5 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s. June 6 – National Lampoon’s Vacation. June 12 – Wedding Double Feature. June 13 – Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom. June 19 – Mamma Mia! Sing-along. June 20 – Monty Python & the Holy Grail.

EXHIBITIONS

Dixon Gallery & Gardens. 4339 Park, Memphis, 38117; 901-761-5250, www.dixon.org. Apr. 13-Jly. 6 – Memphis Illustrated. Apr. 13-Jly 13 – Memphis to Milano: 1980s Italian Design. June 4-25 – Munch & Learn Lectures; Wednesdays (bring brown bag lunch). Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. 1934 Poplar in Overton Park, Memphis 38104; 901-544-6200, www.brooksmuseum.org. Aug. 11-June 25 – A Decade of Gifts from Howard Foote. Mar. 26-Aug. 17 – Pop Artists on Paper. Mar. 26-Aug. 17 – The Eclectic Sixties.

SPORTS

May 31-June 1 – Southland Park Softball Classic; Airport Rd., W. Memphis, AR 72301; 870732-7598, June 2-8 – FedEx St. Jude Classic; Tournament Players Club, 3325 Club at Southwind, Memphis 38125; 901-748-0534, June 3-7 – Germantown Charity Horse Show; Germantown Charity Horse Show Arena, Melanie Smith Lane off Poplar Pike in Germantown, TN 38138; 901-754-0009, www.gchs.org. June 12-14 – TN High School Rodeo Association State Finals; Agricenter, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd., Memphis 38120; www.agricenter.org.

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June 13-14 – Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin’ 3v3 Series; Mike Rose Soccer Complex, 9000 E. Shelby Dr., Memphis 38125; 901-751-4223, www.mikerosesoccercomplex.com. June 14 – 33rd Annual Outdoors, Inc. Canoe & Kayak Race; downtown, Memphis 38103; 901-4825998, June 20 – AAU 2014 Golf Regional Qualifier; Stonebridge Golf Club, 3049 Davies Plantation Rd., Lakeland, TN 38002; 901-382-1886, Gameday Baseball. 1st Tennessee Fields, 7800 Fischer Steel Rd., Memphis 38018; 901-531-7410, www.gamedaybaseball.com. May 30-June 1 – Gameday Summer Kickoff; USSSA State qualifier. June 6-8 – Heart of a Champion. June 13-15 – Father’s Day Classic. June 20-22 – USSSA W. Tenn./N. Miss. State Championships. June 27-29 – Summer Sizzler. June 27-Jly 2 – 2014 Keith Hagan Memorial All American Tournament - Wood Bat. Memphis International Raceway. 5500 Victory Lane, Millington, TN 38053; 901-969-7223, www. racemir.com. June 21 – Summit Bracket Racing Series. June 27 – Midnight Madness. Memphis Redbirds. AutoZone Park, 175 Toyota Plaza, Memphis 38103; 901-721-6000, June 5-8 – Nashville Sounds. June 9-12 – Tacoma Rainiers. June 13-16 – Reno Aces. June 26-29 – Round Rock Express.

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ELVIS PRESLEY'S HEARTBREAK HOTEL Map G-4 3677 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, TN, 38116, across the street from Graceland Mansion. Phone 901-332-1000, www. elvis.com. 128-room, fashionable boutique hotel, is convenient for Elvis-related activities as well as general sightseeing and business travel. Amenities include: security-patrolled parking lot, complimentary airport shuttle, heart-shaped outdoor pool, complimentary exercise room. Clarion Brooks Road. 1471 E. Brooks Rd., Memphis, TN, 38116; 901-332-3500. Comfort Inn East Airport. 2575 Thousand Oaks, Memphis, TN 38118. Phone 901-365-2575. Memphis Airport Hotel & Conference Center. 2240 Democrat, Memphis, TN, 38132; 901-332-1130.

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COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT - COLLIERVILLE Map G-10 4640 Merchants Park Cir., Collierville, TN, 38017. Phone 901850-9390. www.marriott.com/MEMVL. Within walking distance of shopping & dining at The Avenue Carriage Crossing Mall, offers hot breakfast buffet complete with omelet & waffle stations. Spacious rooms feature complimentary high-speed internet access, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, coffeemaker. Also indoor pool, on-site guest laundry, meeting space for up to 100 & onsite Market with room service delivery. Four Points by Sheraton. 4090 Stansell Court, Memphis TN, 38125. Phone 901-309-3020. Hampton Inn Collierville. 1280 W. Poplar Ave., Collierville, TN, 38017. Phone 901-854-9400. Holiday Inn Express & Suites. 4068 Stansell Cv., Memphis, TN, 38125. Phone 901-309-6474.

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Best Western Galleria Inn & Suites. 8635 Ricky Bell Cv., Memphis, TN, 38133. Phone 901-372-0000. Hampton Inn & Suites Wolfchase Galleria. 2935 N. Germantown Rd., Bartlett, TN, 38133. Phone 901-382-2050. Holiday Inn & Suites Memphis - Wolfchase. 2751 New Brunswick Rd., Memphis, TN, 38133. Phone 901-266-1952. Memphis Fairfield Inn & Suites. 8489 US Hwy 64, Memphis, TN, 38133. Phone 901-381-0085. SpringHill Suites by Marriott. 2800 New Brunswick Road, Memphis, TN, 38133. Phone 901-380-9700.

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Comfort Inn - Downtown. 100 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103. Phone 901-526-0583. COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT Map B-2 75 Jefferson Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-522-2200. www.marriott.com. On the trolley line at Court Square, a few blocks from the Cook Convention Center to the north & Beale St. to the south. Offers Bistro/Bar in lobby, high-speed internet access & mini-refrigerators in all rooms. CROWNE PLAZA Map C-3 300 N. Second St., Memphis, TN, 38105. Phone 901-525-1800, www.cpmemphishotel.com. Find the rhythm of Memphis here! Located one block from the Cook Convention Center with easy access to I-40 and walking distance from Beale Street. Hotel of-

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Holiday Inn Downtown. 160 Union, right in the heart of downtown Memphis. HOLIDAY INN DOWNTOWN Map C-2 160 Union Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-525-5491, 888-300-5491. 192-room downtown high-rise hotel, near Beale St., Trolley, FedEx Forum, AutoZone Park, Orpheum Theater, as well as Mississippi River, Mud Island, Memphis Convention Center, National Civil Rights Museum, Sun Studios, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and more. Full-service restaurant, lounge, coffee shop, exercise facility, outdoor terrace pool, complimentary wireless internet access, business center and over 6800 square ft. of meeting and banquet space. MADISON HOTEL Map B-2 79 Madison Ave., in the heart of downtown Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-333-1200 or toll-free 866/44-MEMPHIS. Affiliate of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, combines the distinct contemporary design of a luxury boutique hotel with southern hospitality and charm. Features wet bar, mini refrigerator & coffee maker, 2 phone lines & high-speed internet connection in every room; fitness center; indoor pool; valet parking; restaurant, lounge, meeting room & beautiful rooftop views of the Mississippi River.

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Comfort Inn East Airport - 2575 Thousand Oaks Cv., Memphis, TN 38118. Phone 901-365-2575. Courtyard by Marriott - Lenox Park. 3076 Kirby Parkway, Memphis, TN, 38115. Phone 901-365-6400. Courtyard by Marriott - Park Ave. 6015 Park Ave., Memphis, TN, 38119. Phone 901-761-0330. DOUBLETREE MEMPHIS Map C-9 5069 Sanderlin, Memphis, TN, 38117. Phone 901-767-6666, 1-800-445-8667. 264 rooms on 8 floors. King-size rooms (20% larger than regular), & handicap rooms available. Exercise room, indoor/outdoor pool, cable TV, 9 meeting rooms for 10300. Lynchburg Legends for breakfast, lunch, dinner daily. Embassy Suites. 1022 S. Shady Grove Rd., Memphis, TN, 38120. Phone 901-684-1777. Four Points by Sheraton. 5877 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN, 38119. Phone 901-767-6300. Hampton Inn - Poplar. 5320 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN, 38119. Phone 901-683-8500. Hampton Inn - Thousand Oaks. 2700 S. Perkins Rd., Memphis, TN, 38118. Phone 901-367-1234. HILTON MEMPHIS Map D-10 939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN, 38120. Phone 901-6846664, 1-800-HILTONS, www.hilton.com. In the heart of the East Memphis business district, just minutes from the airport, downtown, Beale St. & FedExForum, Liberty Bowl, Memphis Zoo & more. Amenities include high speed internet, dataport and voicemail, hairdryer, coffeemaker, iron & ironing board, pool & fitness facilities, laundry/valet service. Holiday Inn/Fogelman Executive Center. 3700 Central Ave., Memphis, TN, 38111. Phone 901-678-8200. HOMESTEAD STUDIO SUITES HOTEL Map D-10 6500 Poplar Ave., 901-767-5522, 1-888-STAY-HSD. Studio suite rooms feature a fully-equipped kitchen complete with refrigerator, microwave, stovetop, dining & cook utensils. Also on-site laundry, iron & full-size ironing board, in-room computer data ports. Off-site fitness club access (fees may apply) & dry

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Comfort Inn & Suites - Germantown. 7787 Wolf River Blvd., Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-757-7800. Courtyard by Marriott - Germantown. 7750 Wolf River Pkwy, Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-751-0230. HAMPTON INN HACKS CROSS Map G-10 3579 Hacks Cross at Winchester, across from the Tournament Players Club, 901-754-8454. Four-story, 133 East Memphis hotel with 63 mini-suites. Features include deluxe Continental breakfast, 2-line phones & voice-mail, free local calls, outdoor pool, exercise room, business center, coin-operated laundry. Mini-suites feature separate living room & work area, 2 TVs, microwave & refrigerator. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. 7784 Wolf Trail Cove, Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-309-6700. Homewood Suites - Germantown. 7855 Wolf River Pkwy. Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-751-2500. Homewood Suites Hacks Cross. 3583 Hacks Cross, Memphis, TN, 38138. Phone 901-758-5018. Hyatt Place - Germantown. 9161 Winchester Rd., Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-759-1174. Residence Inn - Germantown. 9314 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-752-0900.

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Map A-4 5090 Copper Creek Blvd., Millington, TN, 38053. Phone 901872-3640. 1-888-HOLIDAY (465-4329), www.hiexpress.com/ millingtontn. Amenities include Express Start Breakfast Bar & Free hi-speed internet.

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Gold Strike Casino Resort. 1010 Casino Center Dr., Tunica Resorts, MS, 38664. Phone 888-245-7829. Harrah’s Casino & Hotel. 13615 Old Hwy 61 North, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 800-946-4946. Hilton Garden Inn. 6671 Towne Center Loop, Southaven, MS, 38671. Phone 662-349-0277. Holiday Inn Southaven. 280 Marathon Way, Southaven, MS, 38671. Phone 662-349-0444. Whispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center. 7300 Hacks Cross Rd., 38654. Phone 662-890-2941. HOLLYWOOD CASINO TUNICA Map G-1 1150 Casino Strip Blvd., Robinsonville, MS, 1-800-871-0711. Luxurious 506-room Hollywood Hotel features 5-story tower, overlooking casino floor, & 8-story tower. Amenities & services include luxury suites, indoor pool & hot tub, outdoor sundeck. 24-hour room service, gift shop & priority tee times at River Bend Links Golf Course. Horseshoe Casino & Hotel. 1021 Casino Center, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 800-303-7463. Tunica Roadhouse Casino & Hotel. 1107 Casino Center, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 662-363-0711.

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St. Michael Catholic Church, 3863 Summer. St. Peter Catholic Church, 190 Adams at Third, 901-527-8282, www.stpeterchurch.org. Come celebrate at the oldest Catholic Church in Memphis! Mass Schedule: Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.; Weekday - Tues.-Fri. 12:05 p.m. in St. Martin de Porres Shrine Chapel. EPISCOPAL Calvary Episcopal Church, Making God's love visible in downtown Memphis since 1832; 102 N. 2nd at Adams; www.calvarymemphis.org; 901525-6602; Sunday Worship Services: 8:00 am Traditional Worship; 10:00 am Eucharist with

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Visit the Mid-South's Antebellum Capitol: Holly Springs, MS. Just 45 minutes south of Memphis off Hwy. 78, featuring daily home & garden tours, historic museums, art galleries, shopping, camping, world famous burgers at Phillip's Grocery & a one-of-a-kind shrine to Elvis you can tour all day everyday: Graceland Too! Call 888-6874765 or visit www.Visit HollySprings.com. www.keymemphis.com

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AGRICENTER INTERNATIONAL Map C-10 7777 Walnut Grove Rd. in E. Memphis, (901) 757-7777, www.agricenter.org. World’s 1st year-round, international agricultural marketing center. Exhibitors & company offices in 160,000 square ft. exhibition pavilion & on 1,000 acre demonstration farm. Latest agricultural technology on display. Location for National Weather Service. Closed Sat. & Sun. ART MUSEUM of the UNIVERSITY of MEMPHIS Map D-8 142 Communication Fine Arts Bldg., University of Memphis, near Central Ave., 901-678-2444, www.amum.org. Includes the Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, the largest public collection of Egyptian antiquities in the South; the Spirit of Africa collection of West African art objects; and changing exhibits of contemporary art. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.Sat., closed between changing exhibits & UM holidays, admission free. AUTOZONE PARK Map C-2 200 Union Ave. at 3rd, downtown, (901)721-6050, www. memphisredbirds.com. The best minor league ballpark in America, and home of the Memphis Redbirds, features beautiful redbrick exterior, double-decked seating, paved walkway around the park, 24-foot climbing wall, picnic tables, walkway overlooking Redbirds bullpen. Memphis

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music Soulsville USA, at 926 E. McLemore. Call 942-SOUL.

Redbirds Baseball Foundation is the only non-profit teamowner in the U.S. BEALE STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT Map C-2 Downtown Memphis between 2nd & 4th St. (901) 526-0110, www.bealestreet.com. One of America’s famous streets; where W.C. Handy gave birth to the blues. Features restaurants, shows, shops, music, Handy statue in Handy Park. Also W.C. Handy home. CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF MEMPHIS Map D-7 2525 Central Ave. at Hollywood, by Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 458-2678, www.cmom.com. Hands-on learning adventure for children & their families. Open 7 days a week 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & some major holidays. Call for prices. (H20h! Splash opening May 2013. Open seasonally.) DANNY THOMAS-ALSAC PAVILION/ST. JUDE Map B-3 332 Lauderdale N. in front of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 495-3300, www.stjude.org. Information center for St. Jude contains posters, photos, fund-raising memorabilia & audio-visual displays pertaining to hospital. Danny Thomas & ALSAC (the fund-raising arm of St. Jude). For tours of pavilion & hospital call 495-4414. Pavilion open daily. Free admission. Gift shop open daily 8:30 a.m.-4 :30p.m. DAVIES MANOR HOUSE MapA-10 9336 Davies Plantation Rd., in northeast Shelby County, 901-386-0715, www.daviesmanorplantation.org. Historic log house begun around 1830, open for tours Tues.-Sat., 12-3:30 p.m. when last tour begins. Season runs Apr. 1-Dec.15. Visit the pioneer log & chink dwelling of the Davies family who farmed the land for over 100 years. Nominal admission. Handicap access first floor. Call for information & directions. THE DIXON GALLERY & GARDENS Map D-8 4339 Park, 901-761-5250, www.dixon.org. One of South’s

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finest collections of French Impressionist art, antique furniture & 17 acres of formal & informal gardens. Also Stout Collection of 18th Century German Porcelain. Open Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m., closed Mon. Admission $7 adults, $5 seniors 65 & over, $5 students with ID, $3 children 7-17, Dixon members free. Group rates available. ELMWOOD CEMETERY Map D-4 824 S. Dudley, 901-744-3212, www.elmwoodcemetery. org. Established 1852, the final resting place of prominent Memphians, yellow fever victims, politicians & Civil War generals. Free. Open daily 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Office open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-noon Sat., office closed Sun. Handicap accessible. FEDEXFORUM Map C-3 191 Beale & 3rd, 901-205-2640, www.fedexforum.com. Home of the Memphis Grizzlies, the University of Memphis Tiger basketball team and the Smithsonian Rock 'n' Soul Museum. FIRE MUSEUM OF MEMPHIS Map B-3 Fire Engine House No. 1 at 118 Adams, downtown, 901-3205650, www.firemuseum.com. Teaches Memphis fire history and fire safety and prevention. Exhibits include the FedEx Fire Room that recreates the experience of a real fire and rare historic equipment dating to 1870’s. Fire Engine House No. 1 built in 1910 is on the National Historic Register. Memorial Wall commemorating firefighters who died in the line of duty. Open Monday-Saturday, 9-5. GOLF & GAMES FAMILY PARK Map A-10 5484 Summer, 901-386-2992, www.puttputtmemphis.com. Features 3 Putt-Putt Golf Courses, 100-plus video games, 100 tee lighted golf range, Max Flight “Virtual Rollercoaster” & LaserTron “The Ultimate Laser Action Game”, Go-kart Supertrak & Funtrak, bumper boats, batting cages, Funland for toddlers, private picnic area & birthday parties. Individual, wristband or group rates available. Open year round with seasonal hours. Call for specific hours. GRACELAND Map G-5 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd., home of Elvis Presley, King of Rock & Roll! Stroll through Graceland Mansion & see his famous pink cadillac in the Elvis Presley auto museum. Climb aboard his custom jets, the “Lisa Marie” & “Hound Dog II”. Excellent souvenir shops & restaurants. Open Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mansion tours not available Tuesdays Nov.-Feb. Call for seasonal changes in hours. Reservations suggested during summer. (901) 332-3322 or 1-800-2382000, www.elvis.com. MEMPHIS BOTANIC GARDEN Map D-9 96 acres with 28 specialty gardens: My Big Backyard family garden for jumping, splashing, digging & creating; the renowned Seijaku-en Japanese Garden of Tranquility, with often photographed red drum bridge & unique cultural features; also one of the nation's largest Herb Gardens, with unique opportunities for programming & visitor experience. Rental facilities & outdoor pavilion available; also Art exhibits & horticulture programs; Fratelli’s in the Garden Restaurant

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Tues.-Sat. 11am-2pm. Garden hours: Mar.- Oct.: Mon.-Sat. 9-6pm; Sun. 11am-6pm. Nov.-Feb. Mon.-Sat. 9am-4:30pm; Sun. 11am-4:30pm. $5 adults; Seniors (62+) $4; kids (312) $3; 2 & under FREE; Garden members FREE. Group Discounts, Wheelchair accessible, free parking, 750 Cherry Rd, 901-685-1566, www.memphisbotanicgarden.com . MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART Map B-5 In Overton Park, 901-544-6200, www.brooksmuseum.org. Look! Lunch! Shop! Spend an afternoon in the Museum galleries, BrushmarkRestaurant and Museum Store. Outstanding collections of fine art dating fromantiquity to present and superb international traveling exhibitions. Permanent collection includes Italian Renaissance and Baroque paintings and sculpture, European and American paintings, and more. The Brushmark Restaurant, overlooking Overton Park, offers southern gourmet in a bistro atmosphere. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Fri. (til 8 p.m. Thurs.), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., closed Mon. & Tues. Admission prices: $7 adults; $6 seniors (65+); $3 students with ID; children 7-17 $3; children under 6 free. Discounted admission for scheduled groups; free admission on Wed. MEMPHIS PINK PALACE MUSEUM Map C-7 3050 Central, 901-320-6320, www.memphismuseums. org. Explores natural & cultural history of Mid-South. Also features Sharpe Planetarium, Union Planters IMAX Theater & temporary exhibits throughout the year. Open Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. Handicap accessible. MEMPHIS ROCK 'N' SOUL MUSEUM Map C-2 191 Beale St. & 3 rd, at FedExForum, (901)-205-2533, www.memphisrocknsoul.org. The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum’s exhibition about the birth of rock & soul music, created by the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial & socio-economic barriers to create the music that shook the entire world. The museum offers a comprehensive Memphis music experience from the rural field hollers & sharecroppers of the 1930s, through the explosion of Sun, Stax & Hi Records, & Memphis’ musical heyday in the 70s, to its global musical influence. Open daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (last entry at 6:15). Adults $10, youth (5-17) $7. Group rates; AAA, AARP & military discounts. MEMPHIS ZOO Map B-5 In Overton Park, 901-276-WILD, www.memphiszoo.org, CHINA exhibit is home to giant pandas Ya Ya and Le Le, and Northwest Passage - featuring polar bears, black bears, sea lions and bald eagles - opens in March 2006. Also features Cat Country, Animals of the Night, Cat House Cafe, Children’s Rides, Discovery Center, Primate Canyon & Once Upon A Farm. Open (Mar.-Oct.) 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, last admission 5 p.m. Winter hours (Nov.-Feb.) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., last admission 4 p.m. MUD ISLAND RIVER PARK Map B-2 125 N. Front St. Features 18-gallery Mississippi River Museum, River Walk, Adventure Center, gift shops, 5,000seat amphitheatre for concerts & shows, food concessions & special events. Open 2nd weekend of April to Memorial Day Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend open daily, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. After Labor Day weekend open til end of Oct. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Special attractions throughout season. Call (901) 576-7241, www.mudisland.com. NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM Map B-2 450 Mulberry St., downtown, 901-521-9699, www.civilrightsmuseum.org. The Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in 1968. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon. & Wed.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun., closed Tues. NATIONAL ORNAMENTAL METAL MUSEUM Map D-1 374 Metal Museum Dr., by DeSoto Park. Changing & permanent exhibits of metal or pertaining to metalwork. Historical & contemporary exhibits. Open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mon. First floor, grounds & smithy are handicap accessible. 901-774-6380, www.metalmuseum.org. ORPHEUM THEATRE Map C-2 Main & Beale, 901-525-7800, www.orpheum-memphis.com. A Memphis landmark since opening in 1928. Once part of

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Vaudeville’s great Orpheum Circuit. Call for tours of restored lobby & auditorium. SAINT BLUES GUITAR WORKSHOP Map C-4 645 Marshall Ave., 901-578-3588, www.saintblues.com. Originally launched in Memphis in 1984 by one of Schecter Guitar Research’s early founders, Tom Keckler, Saint Blues quickly became one of the sought-after boutique guitar brands in the mid & late 80’s, but closed the production line in 1989. The line was restarted in 2006 with Tom Keckler once again involved. Artists who played or still play original Saint Blues are a who’s who of rock & blues legends including Bono, Albert King, Billy Gibbons, Jeff Carlisi, Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton & Billy Squier. Based in Memphis, Saint Blues’ line of handmade, Workshop Series custom guitars & their roots instruments line including the electric washboard & cigar box guitars are available for sale at a discount in the factory showroom. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat. 11 am-5 pm; Sun. by appointment. Factory floor tours: Mon.-Fri. at 11 am. Tours $4.00. Group rates for tours of 20 or more. SHELBY FARMS SHOW PLACE ARENA Map C-10 At the corner of Germantown Rd. & Walnut Grove in E. Memphis, 901-756-7433. Multi-purpose facility for equestrian events like horse shows, sales & auctions, races & rodeos. Also hosts trade, boat & car shows, concerts, crusades & catered banquets. SUN STUDIO Map C-4 706 Union, 901-521-0664, www.sunstudio.com. Experience Guided Tours of the “Birthplace of Rock N’ Roll.” Hear session outtakes, touch Elvis’ 1st microphone, see loads of memorabilia & re-live the history of the world’s most famous recording studio, that launched careers of Johnny Cash, Rufus Thomas, Charlie Rich, BB King, Howlin’ Wolf, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and many other legends! Our Special Anniversary Tour features previously unseen early Sun Studio memorabilia including early Elvis items on loan from Graceland & private collectors. Recently (2003) designated Memphis’ 2nd National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service. Sun Studio open daily, 10a.m.-6p.m. Tours every hour at half past 10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m. Admission $9.50 adults; kids under 12 free. Start in the Sun Studio Soda Shop & Record Store for a journey back to the 1950s. STAX MUSEUM OF AMERICAN SOUL MUSIC Map D-4 926 E. McLemore Ave, 901-942-SOUL (7685), www. soulsvilleusa.com. Less than 3 miles from Beale St., the neighborhood studio that gave us Isaac Hayes, Booker T & the MGs, Otis Redding, Rufus & Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, the Staple Singers, the Mar-Keys, the Bar-Kays & more, features more than 2,000 fun & fascinating exhibits. Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m.; closed Mon.; gift shop open during museum hours. WOODRUFF-FONTAINE HOUSE Map B-3 680 Adams, 901-526-1469. French-Victorian home, built in 1870, complete with period furnishings & large collection of antique clothing. Open Wed.-Sun. 12-4 p.m. Limited handicap access. Also gift shop. Foreign language translations of house history.

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Ribs, pulled pork, BBQ salad, BBQ & spaghetti, hot tamales & chili, all that & more at Corky's Barbecue. Four locations: 5259 Poplar, 685-9744; 1740 Germantown Rd., 737-1988 in Cordova; 743 W. Poplar, 405-4999, in Collierville; 6434 Goodman Rd., Olive Branch, Ms 38654; 662-896-3663, & throughout the Mid-South!

(Key dining continued from page 22) 871-0711. Fairbanks Steakhouse & Bar, voted “Best Steakhouse in Tunica”, hours: Thurs.-Mon. opens at 5 p.m. Celebrity Grill, dine like a star right on the casino floor. Open 24 hours daily. Epic Buffet, hours: BREAKFAST Mon- Fri. 7 – 11a.m., Sat. & Sun. 7 a.m.- noon, LUNCH Mon.- Thurs. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.- 3 p.m, Sat. noon-3 p.m, Sun. noon – 4 p.m., DINNER Sun. – Thurs. 4 -9 p.m, Fri.- Sat. 4:00pm - midnight. JERRY LEE LEWIS' CAFE & HONKY TONK Map C-2 310 Beale St., 901-654-5171; www.jerryleelewismemphis. com. Live entertainment & dancing nightly as well as entertainment in the Great Balls of Fire Courtyard, drink specials & a whole lotta great stuff shakin' from the kitchen! Great view of Beale from 12 Bar Balcony & Bistro, Souvenirs & memorabilia available in the gift shop. MAGNOLIA GRILLE Map C-3

250 N. Main St., zip code 38103, in the Sheraton Memphis Downtown, 527-7300; www.sheratonmemphisdowntown. com. A full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, offering a wide variety of Southern specialties. All major credit cards accepted. PEABODY HOTEL Map C-2 149 Union Ave., zip code 38103, 901-529-4000. The South’s Grand Hotel offers a variety of dining experiences, from the casual elegance of the Lobby Bar to the awardwinning cuisine of Chez Philippe and Capriccio Grill: Chez Philippe, the only Mobil 4-star restaurant in the Mid-South, offers innovative French-Asian cuisine from Chef Reinaldo Alfonso. Open Tues.-Sat. for dinner only; reservations suggested. Capriccio Grill an Italian grill, features prime steaks, steaming seafood and fresh seafood. Open daily; serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. The Corner Bar is chic downtown nightlife with cocktails, martinis, light bites and live blues Thurs.-Fri. Open daily. Peabody Deli and Desserts features famous Peabody pastries, deli sandwiches and Starbucks coffee. Eat in or take-out; open daily. Said to be the “living room” of Memphis, the Lobby Bar is the place to see and be seen – and watch The Peabody Ducks swim in their marble fountain. ROOK’S CORNER Map D-10 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., zip code 38120, at Poplar & I-240, in the Hilton Memphis, 901-684-6664. Delightful bistro atmosphere and a menu of classic American cuisine. Features: daily breakfast buffet with made-to-order omelettes and waffles; affordable lunch buffet Mon.-Fri.; nightly dinner specials. Open daily, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Major credit cards accepted. RUSSWOOD PARK BAR & GRILL Map C-2 160 Union Ave., zip code 38103, in the Holiday Inn Select Downtown, 901-525-5491. Sports-minded restaurant dedicated to the memory of a long-gone Memphis sports landmark: Russwood Park. Menu features a full roster of game-stopping appetizers, sandwiches, salads & steaks as well as fascinating trivia about the famous Memphis ballpark. Open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Major credit cards accepted. TEXAS de BRAZIL Map C-2 150 Peabody Place, #103, zip code 38103, 901-526-7600. Fixed price menu features select cuts of Certified Angus beef, lamb, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage slowly roasted over an open flame and served with garlic mashed potatoes and fried bananas. Also a 40-item seasonal selection bar that features appetizers, soups, salads and side items. Brazilian cheesecake and papaya cream for dessert. Extensive wine list; hand-rolled cigars. Open daily for dinner; lunch 11 a.m.-2

Who's gotta chicken (& a whole lot more!) in the oven? Jerry Lee Lewis' Cafe & Honky Tonk, 310 Beale St. Enjoy the good times on the Great Ball of Fire Courtyard.

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Advertiser Page Backbeat Tours, www.backbeattours.com..................................8, 10, 13 Calvary Episcopal Church, wwwcalvarymemphis.org..........................20 Canal Bar & Bistro, www.cpmemphishotel.com................................9, 23 Checkerberry Shoppe...........................................................................14 Cherokee Valley Golf Club,www.olivebranchgolf.com..........................14 Corky’s, www.corkysbbq.com.................................................................3 Courtyard by Marriott Downtown, www.marriott.com..............................9 Courtyard Mphis Collierville, www.marriott.com/MEMVL......................18 Davies Manor, www.daviesmanorplantation.org...................................27 Doubletree Hotel Downtown...................................................................9 First Evangelical Church, www.Firstevan.org.......................................20 First Unitarian Church of Mphis, www.churchoftheriver.org..................20 Golf & Games, www.golfandgamesmemphis.com..................................7 Graceland/Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel, www.elvis.com.................3 Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation........................................20 Grill 83, www.grill83.com........................................................................9 Guest Velocity by WorldSpice, worldspice.net......................................21 Half Shell, halfshell-memphis.com........................................................29 Hampton Inn Hacks Cross, hamptoninn.com.......................................19 Hampton Inn & Suites@Beale Street, hamptoninn.com.........................8 Haunted Tours, www.backbeattours.com...............................................6 Hilton Inn Memphis,www.hilton.com.....................................................29 Holiday Inn Select downtown, www.hisdowntownmemphis.com......9, 13 Holly Springs Tours, www.visithollysprings.com.............................21, 27

(Key shopping continued from page 15) courses, 100-plus video games, 100 tee lighted golf range, Go-kart Supertrak & Funtrak, bumper boats, batting cages, Funland for todllers, private picnic area & birthday parties, Route 66 Bowling Game, Max Flight “Virtual Rollercoaster” & multi-level LaserTron “The Ultimate Laser Action Game”. Individual, wristband or group rates available. Open year round with seasonal hours. Call for specific hours. TUNICA RIVERPARK. 1 RiverPark Dr. off Fitzgeralds Blvd., Tunica Resorts, MS, 1-866-51RIVER (517-4837), www. tunicariverpark.com. In the heart of the Mississippi Delta, a one-of-a-kind interactive, interpretive center showcasing the legend, life and history of the Mississippi River. 9 a.m.5 p.m. 7days a week; closed Christmas day. $5 adults, $4 children 12 & under and seniors 65 & older. Ecotrail is free. Call for group rates. SHUTTLES, TROLLEYS MAIN STREET TROLLEY & RIVERFRONT LOOP, Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), 901-274-MATA. Daily downtown service with stops at Central Station, Beale St., Civil Rights Museum, Mud Island, Peabody Place, Pyramid, Fire Museum, South Main Historic District & more. $1 each way; 50¢ 65+ & handicap; 4 & under free. Exact fare required. TOURS BACKBEAT TOURS. 2nd & Beale St. (Blues City Cafe), zip code 38103, 901-527-9415, www. backbeattours.com. Relive the music of 1950s & 1960s Memphis with these one-of-akind music tours, complete with musician/tour guides who perform live (extra instruments are available: join in!) as you tour Memphis’ musical heritage aboard a vintage 1950s-era bus. Tours include the Memphis Mojo Tour, an 80-minute swing through the best of musical Memphis, from blues to rock to soul; the Big Muddy Blues to Superfly Soul, a 3 hour in depth tour that includes admission to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music; and the Hound Dog Tour, 3 hours focused on Elvis. DAVIES MANOR, 9336 Davies Plantation Rd., zip code 38133. Log & chink house, built 1807, early furnishings. Tours Tues.-Sat. 12-3:30 p.m. when last tour begins. Season runs Apr. 1-Dec. 15. Nominal admission. Handicap access first floor. For information & directions call 901-386-0715. SAINT BLUES GUITAR WORKSHOP Map C-4 645 Marshall Ave., 901-578-3588, www.saintblues.com. Originally launched in Memphis in 1984 by one of Schecter Guitar Research’s early founders, Tom Keckler, Saint Blues quickly became one of the sought-after boutique guitar brands in the mid & late 80’s, but closed the production line

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Hollywood Cafe, www.thehollywoodcafe.com......................................23 Hollywood Casino, www.hollywoodcasinotunica.com......................16-17 Inspiration Art Gallery, www.thomaskinkadememphis.com.....................2 Jerry Lee Lewis' Cafe & Honky Tonk, www.jerryleelewismemphis.com...28 Jewelry Market, www.jewelrymkt.com.....................................................8 Madison Hotel..........................................................................................9 Memphis Area Transit Authority, www.matatransit.com.........................32 Memphis Hotel/Lodging Association, www.mmhla.com........................16 Metro Cab..............................................................................................11 Mister Hats, www.mrhats.com...............................................................29 Plantation Golf Club, www.olivebranchgolf.com....................................15 Premier Transportation Services, wwwlpremierofmemphis.com.......... 31 Rook's Corner, www.hilton.com.............................................................29 Saint Blues Guitar Workshop, www.stblues.com..................................29 St. Mary’s Catholic Church....................................................................20 St. Michael Catholic Church..................................................................20 St. Peter Catholic Church......................................................................20 Sheraton Memphis Downtown, www.sheratonmemphisdowntown.com.......9 Sleep Inn at Court Square, www.sleepinn.com.......................................8 Spring Hill Suites, www.marriott.com......................................................8 T.G.I. Friday's, www.tgifridays.com.........................................................8 Texas de Brazil, www.texasdebrazil.com..........................................5, 23 Woman’s Exchange Tea Room & Gift Shop, www.womans-exchange.com.....14 Yellow Cab, www.premierofmemphis.com............................................26 in 1989. The line was restarted in 2006 with Tom Keckler once again involved. Artists who played or still play original Saint Blues are a who’s who of rock & blues legends including Bono, Albert King, Billy Gibbons, Jeff Carlisi, Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton & Billy Squier. Based in Memphis, Saint Blues’ line of handmade, Workshop Series custom guitars & their roots instruments line including the electric washboard & cigar box guitars are available for sale at a discount in the factory showroom. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat. 11 am-5 pm; Sun. by appointment. Factory floor tours: Mon.-Fri. at 11 am. Tours $4.00. Group rates for tours of 20 or more. VISIT HISTORIC HOLLY SPRINGS! 888-687-4765, www. visithollysprings.org, 45 miles south of Memphis, out Hwy. 78. The Antebellum Capitol of the Mid-South, offering daily home & garden tours, historic museums, art galleries, shopping on it's historic square, camping, world famous burgers at Phillip's Grocery and a one-of-a-kind shrine to Elvis that you can tour all day everyday: Graceland Too! Also home to Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, Fitch Farms Galena Plantation, Kirkwood National Golf Club & Cottages, Wall Doxey State Park, Chewalla Lake & National Forest, Rust College & Hillcrest Cemetery, the resting place of 13 Confederate generals & the first African-American senator. GRACELAND Map G-5 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd., 38116, home of Elvis Presley, King of Rock & Roll! Stroll through Graceland Mansion & see his famous pink cadillac in the Elvis Presley auto museum. Climb aboard his custom jets, the “Lisa Marie” & “Hound Dog II”. Excellent souvenir shops & restaurants. Open Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mansion tours not available Tuesdays Nov.-Feb. Call for seasonal changes in hours. Reservations suggested during summer. (901) 332-3322 or 1-800-238-2000, www.elvis.com. TRANSPORTATION SERVICES METRO CAB & ADVANTAGE CAB. 901-322-2222. Fast, friendly, professional service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The area’s largest fleet features a professionally trained staff & safe, clean sedans & vans. Serving Collierville, Cordova, Germantown, Olive Branch, Millington, Southaven, West Memphis & Memphis. Quick access; local or long distance fares; fully insured. Visa, MasterCard & American Express accepted; corporate direct billing available. YELLOW CAB. P.O. Box 400, Memphis, TN 38101, 901577-7777, www.premierofmemphis.com. Transportation throughout the Memphis area, just a phone call away. Also chauffeured limousines and sedans, charter buses and vans, & package delivery.

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GOLD STRIKE CASINO. Casino Center, Tunica, MS, 1-888-24K-PLAY; www.goldstrikemississippi.com. MILLENNIUM THEATRE: McKenzies Mill May 15-18 & B.B. King June 6; Taganai Cirque Style Extravaganza June 27-Jly. 13. Stage 2: Troy Laz Band June 1-4 & 8-11; McKenzies Mill June 15-18; Dr. Zhivegas June 22-25; Almost Famous June 29-31. -- Map G-1. HARRAH'S TUNICA. Robinsonville, MS, Live entertainment. Delta Country Jam 2014 May 23-24. 1-800-9464946, www.harrahstunica.com. -- Map G-1. HOLLYWOOD CASINO. Tunica, MS. 1-800-871-0711, www.hollywoodcasinotunica.com. In Safari Bar: Free Live Entertainment Fri. & Sat. . -- Map G-1.

HORSESHOE CASINO. Casino Center, Tunica, 1-800303-7463, www.horseshoetunica.com. Julianne & Derek Hough: Move Live on Tour; REO Speedwagon June 7; Jim Gaffigan: White Bread Tour June 13; Counting Crows & Toad the Wet Sprocket June 20; Sevendust June 21 -- Map C-2. JERRY LEE LEWIS' CAFE & HONKY TONK. Beale St, 901-654-5171; www.jerryleelewismemphis.com. Live music nightly: Rockin' Joey Trites & the Memphis Flash Mon.-Wed.; Beale Street Bike Contest Wed.; Jason James Trio & Killer Karaoke Fri.-Sun. -- Map C-2. RUSSWOOD PARK SPORTS BAR & GRILL. Beale St. Live entertainment & great food. -- Map C-2. SAM'S TOWN CASINO. Tunica, MS, 1-800-456-0711; www.samstowntunica.com. Chico DeBarge June 21.; Thompson Square Jly. 3.-- Map G-1. TROLLEY STOP BAR. 250 N. Main, Sheraton Memphis Downtown , 901-527-7300, www.sheratonmemphisdowntown.com. For snacks & hors d'oeuvres - surrounded by sports TV! Seats 100. - Map C-3

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Davies Plantation............................9336 Davies Plantation Dr., 901-386-0715,

www.daviesmanorplantation.org. Dixon Gallery & Gardens........4339 Park Ave., 901-751-5250, www.dixon.org. Gold Strike Casino.......................1010 Casino Center Dr., Tunica, MS 38664, 1-888-24K-PLAY, www.goldstrikemississippi.com. Golf & Games Family Park.......................5484 Summer Ave., 901-386-2992, www.golfandgamesmemphis.com. Graceland....................3734 Elvis Presley Blvd., 901-332-3322, www.elvis.com. Harrah’s Casino.....................13615 Old Hwy. 61 N., Robinsonville, MS 38664, 1-800-WIN-4-WIN, www.harrahs.com/tunica. Holly Springs Tours.......................1-888-687-4765, www.visithollysprings.org. Horseshoe Casino............1021 Casino Center Dr., Tunica Resorts, MS 38664, 1-800-303-7463, www.horseshoetunica.com. Incredible Pizza.................................1245 Germantown Pkwy. 901-309-3132, www.incrediblepizza.com/memphis. Memphis Brooks Museum of Art..................In Overton Park, 901-544-6200, www.brooksmuseum.org. Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau Quik Reference Guide............47 Union Ave., 901-543-5300, www.memphistravel.com. Memphis Rock & Soul Museum.......................191 Beale St., 901-205-2533, www.memphisrocknsoul.org Plantation Golf...............9425 Plantation Rd., Olive Branch, MS, 901-525-2411, 662-895-3530, www.olivebranchgolf.com. Segway of Memphis.......................................149 Union Ave., 901-529-4108, www.segwayofmemphistours.com Sun Studio........................706 Union Ave., 901-521-0664, www.sunstudio.com. Woman’s Exchange...88 Racine, 901-327-5681, www.womans-exchange.com.


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MADISON AVENUE LINE (Outbound about every 16 minutes) MONDAY – FRIDAY 7:00 AM – 5:45 PM SATURDAY (every 25 minutes) 9:20 AM – 5:45 PM SUNDAY – NO SERVICE (Inbound about every 16 minutes) MONDAY – FRIDAY 7:15 AM – 6:00 PM SATURDAY (every 25 minutes) 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM SUNDAY – NO SERVICE Madison line terminates at Main and Madison at the South Couirt Station.

RIVERFRONT LINE (About every 13 minutes) MONDAY – FRIDAY 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM SATURDAY 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM SUNDAY 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Trolley travels in a counter-clockwise loop Southbound only along the Riverfront and Northbound only on Main Street.

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