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Craft and Import Beer Tasting on the Rooftop - Joliet, IL

Craft and Import Beer Tasting on the Rooftop - Joliet, IL

Presented by the Joliet Area Historical Museum and Route 66 Visitor Center.

Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 Ottawa St. Joliet, IL

Lincoln in Bloomington Festival - Bloomington, IL

Lincoln in Bloomington Festival - Bloomington, IL

Saturday, July 31, 2010

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The McLean County Museum of History, David Davis Mansion, Burr House and Vrooman Mansion, and other sites will host Civil War re-enactors, traditional craft demonstrations, children’s activities, musical performances, talks and tours. The Museum will feature a lecture on Lincoln and the 8th Circuit with Guy Fraker and Greg Koos will give a Lincoln in Bloomington downtown walking tour. Lincoln re-enactor, George Buss, will be featured at the Davis Mansion.

Missouri Motor Tour 2010

Missouri 2010 Motor Tour

September 10-12, 2010

Gray Summit, MO - Joplin, MO

Click for more details to view/download flyer.

Pontiac Red Carpet Corridor Events Pontiac, IL

Pontiac Red Carpet Corridor Events, Pontiac, IL

The Pontiac Tourism Bureau is proud to announce the major events which are planned for the 4th Annual Red Carpet Corridor Festival, May 1 & 2, 2010.

The Red Carpet Corridor is a 90-mile section of historic Route 66, running from Joliet to Towanda. Each of the 12 communities along the “Mother Road” plans a series of special events to coincide with the festival.

2010 Red Carpet Corridor Festival

2010 Red Carpet Corridor Festival - Joliet, IL - Towanda, IL

Saturday, May 1, 2010 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 2, 2010 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Click to read a complete story & get details for this event.

 

2010 Red Carpet Corridor Festival

2010 Red Carpet Corridor Festival - Joliet, IL - Towanda, IL

Saturday, May 1, 2010 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 2, 2010 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Kites Over Route 66

Kites Over Route 66

Saturday, April 24, 2010
Sunday, April 25, 2010

Joplin, Missouri will hold a ROUTE 66 KITE FESTIVAL called Kites Over Route 66.
This is an annual event in Joplin the 4th Saturday in April.

At 10 AM CDT they will be flying LOTS of kites along Route 66 through Joplin, MO.

They are inviting all of the towns between Chicago and LA to have a kite fly at that same time. For the Pacific Coast time that would be 8 AM. It is 9 AM Mountain Time and 10 for the Central group.

Cruisin Route 66 Classic Car Festival - Litchfield, IL

Cruisin Route 66 Classic Car Festival - Litchfield, IL

Friday, June 25, 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click for complete information on the City of Lichfield web site.

 

Helping Our Heroes Charity Event

Helping Our Heroes Charity Event - Palatine, IL

Sunday, May 23, 2010

9:30 AM

City Limits Harley Davidson, Palatine, IL to Rocky Vander's, Prospect Heights, IL

The Blue Knights, Illinois Chapter XII, is having their annual charity event May 23rd, 2010 benefiting the "Helping Our Heroes" foundation. The event will include raffles, door prizes and a free pig roast for the riders. This ride would make a great group ride for your club and is for a great cause.

Click for more information on this event at the offical web site.

Joliet Concert for IL Route 66 - Joliet

Joliet Concert for IL Route 66 - Joliet

Ronnie Baker Brooks Plays the Blues

Saturday, February 27, 2010

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Joliet Area Historical Museum / Route 66 Center
Caterpillar Auditorium

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