Route 66 SGF News Releases

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Posted on: July 13, 2015

Full lineup of Birthplace of Route 66 Festival events announced

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Please mark your calendar to celebrate all things Route 66 Aug. 14-16 at the fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival in downtown Springfield. This year's festival promises to be the best yet!

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Visit Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Web site.
Posted on: April 7, 2015

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival concert to feature Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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The Gillioz Theatre and Dwight Glenn Productions are proud to present the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with special guests Pure Prairie League on Friday, Aug. 14 at the Gillioz Theatre.

Reserved seating tickets go...Read on...

Visit Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Web site.
Posted on: February 9, 2015

Mark your calendar for fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Aug. 14-16

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Join us in downtown Springfield Aug. 14-16 for the fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival. This year's festival promises to be the best yet with an expanded two-day car show and new events such as a...Read on...

Visit Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Web site.
Posted on: January 22, 2015

You're invited! Press conference for 2015 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival on Monday

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WHO: The City of Springfield and Birthplace of Route 66 Festival partners
WHAT: Announcement of the featured attractions of the 2015 festival.
WHEN: 2 p.m.., Monday, Feb. 9.
WHERE: Historic Gillioz ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 7, 2014

You're invited: Birthplace of Route 66 Roadside Park ribbon cutting

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City officials invite the general public to celebrate the first milestone in the creation of the Birthplace of Route 66 Roadside Park at a special celebration 7 p.m., Friday Aug. 8.

The park is located on We...Read on...

Learn more about the City's plans for Route 66.
Posted on: July 23, 2014

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival to feature live concert simulcast at Park Central Square

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The Birthplace of Route 66 Concert, featuring the Ozark Mountain Daredevils at the Gillioz Theater Aug. 9, has sold out. In partnership with the band, the City of Springfield will present a live simulcast of the...Read on...