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Kingman Route 66 Walk of Fame inductees announced

Four inductees for the Route 66 Walk of Fame in Kingman, Arizona, during the Best of the West on Route 66 Festival on Sept. 25-27 recently were announced. The inductees also will be recognized as King of the Road, an…

Times, places of Route 66: The Road Ahead workshops announced

Times, places of Route 66: The Road Ahead workshops announced

A couple of weeks ago, the Route 66: The Road Ahead initiative announced a series of collaborative workshops in seven cities in July. This week, the initiative provided times and places for each workshop: — Tuesday, July 21, Springfield, Illinois,…

Week-long Great Race begins Saturday

Week-long Great Race begins Saturday

The annual Hemming Motor News Great Race begins Saturday in Kirkwood, Missouri, and will go down much of Route 66 to the end in Santa Monica, California, on June 28. The Springfield (Mo.) Convention and Visitors Bureau had some details…

If you want to get married on Route 66 …

If you want to get married on Route 66 …

… Laurel Kane at Afton Station in Afton, Oklahoma, get ‘er done as a marriage officiant. Kane presided over her first official nuptials Saturday for a couple that had been together for 13 years. You can read the details at…

Route 66: The Road Ahead hosting regional workshops

Route 66: The Road Ahead hosting regional workshops

The Route 66: The Road Ahead Initiative will host Route 66 Collaboration Workshops at seven┬ácities in July, according to a news release Friday. The initiative is joining with the National Park Service’s Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program on the workshops,…

Scenes from Rockabilly on the Route

If there’s a big Route 66 event, there’s a good chance Frank Kocevar, former owner of Historic Seligman Sundries in Seligman, Arizona, will be there. During last weekend’s Rockabilly on the Route in Tucumcari, New Mexico, he took his video…

Final cruise planned for Jobe’s Drive-In

Residents of El Reno, Oklahoma, are planning a cruise Friday night in tribute to the longtime owner of Jobe’s Drive-In restaurant, who plans to auction his property the next morning. Called The Last Cruise, about 400 people had signed up…

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