BIZ BUZZ BLOG: New event during Elvis Festival announced

By Sarah Robinson/NEMS Daily Journal

The Tupelo Elvis Festival has announced a new program in its line up.

Rachel Etheridge and Bobby Geno, two local Elvis enthusiasts will host a walking tour of historic landmarks around Tupelo. Sites will include the old Tupelo Courthouse, Tupelo Hardware and other key places that are key story points in the life of Elvis.

The tour will begin at the Lyric theater and is limited to two groups of 25 people each.

Jessica Reed, marketing associate for the Festival, said the event is intended to fill in some down time between concerts at the Lyric.

For details, call 662 -841-6598. Tickets are $10.

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