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Braceville- Saturday– Baked goods by the United Methodist Church, Junk-in-the-Trunk Sale, Mazonia State Park, Scavenger Hunt from Elwood-Braceville by clue or geocache coordinates, www.geocaching.com. Braceville clues at the Village Office.
More Info Contact: 815-237-8655

Gardner- Saturday & Sunday—Meet & Greet at Two-Cell Jail, Gardner Lions serving root beer floats in the Diner Car, Gardner Archives open at the Village Hall. Vino’s Bar & Grill - Dine-in 66¢ Pulled Pork Sliders, All About You Co-op Flea Market 591 W. Main
Saturday  - Scapegoats Car Show 8-5, Gardner Lions sponsored FREE hearing tests at the Village Hall. Church of Hope Rock-a-thon at the Gazebo.More  Info Contact: 630-215-8968
Dwight- Friday-Sunday– All town garage sales. Saturday—6th Annual Doggone Good BBQ contest at GABR Park, over 40 teams competing in this Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned competition.
Saturday & Sunday– Rt. 66 Historic Gas Station stop and meet “Texaco Man”. Barn Quilts tour maps available, Dogs on Parade and historic sites.
More Info Contact: 815-584-1830

Odell- Friday-Sunday– All town garage sales. Saturday—6th Annual Doggone Good BBQ contest at GABR Park, over 40 teams competing in this Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned competition. Saturday & Sunday– Rt. 66 Historic Gas Station stop and meet “Texaco Man”. Barn Quilts tour maps available, Dogs on Parade and historic sites. More Info Contact: 815-584-1830
Pontiac- Saturday & Sunday - Trunkin’ Treasure Downtown Sales and 4 fabulous museums.
Saturday evening - FREE Debut of Vermillion Players new summer musical revue.
​Sunday - 1:00pm, Route 66 Concert Band, FREE at The Eagle More Info Contact: 815-844-5847
Chenoa- Friday & Saturday– The Chenoa Women’s Club Town Wide Garage Sales - maps at Casey’s & Red Carpet Corridor booth. Saturday—Entertainment by Tom Edwards - One Man Band and Toucan. Motorcycle show, Semi-truck show.
Sunday—Cornhole bags tournament, All Seasons DJ Service Saturday & Sunday—Flea market
More Info Contact: 815-945-7779

Lexington- Lexington’s activities will be located on Main Street, downtown Lexington. Live music, family activities, vendors, food, petting zoo and vintage car/truck display. More Info Contact: 309-365-3331
Towanda- A weekend of food, fun, and music for the entire family with a market at the park and a car show on Sunday.Drive up to Duncan Manor to tour the Historic mansion and enjoy an antique tractor and farm implement show, as well as live music Saturday night. More Info Contact: 309-728-2169


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​​​​​Joliet- Joliet Area Historical Museum & Joliet City Center 204 N. Ottawa St. Free parking in Museum lot. Free Museum Admission

Sat: 8-5pm & Sun: 8-3pm. View the original intersection of Lincoln Highway & Route 66 at Chicago & Cass Streets. Vintage Automobile Displays & “Jake & Elwood” photo ops. Family-friendly special exhibits, programs & giveaways all day. More Info Contact 815-723-5201
Elwood- ​Saturday—Bison Shuttle to Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie: 9am-3:30pm—Elwood Village Hall, 401 E. Mississippi Ave.
Saturday & Sunday -Historic Information & Welcome Center -Antique Tractors, Quaint Downtown -Douglas Street Wayside Exhibit featuring Rosie the Riveter & Arsenal Worker Statues. Original Route 66 pavement.
More Info Contact: 815-423-5011

Wilmington- Saturday—Bison Shuttle to Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie: 9am-3:30pm—Elwood Village Hall, 401 E. Mississippi Ave.
Saturday & Sunday -Historic Information & Welcome Center -Antique Tractors, Quaint Downtown -Douglas Street Wayside Exhibit featuring Rosie the Riveter & Arsenal Worker Statues. Original Route 66 pavement.
​More Info Contact: 815-423-5011

Braidwood- Saturday & Sunday—flea market, baked goods, craft displays. Geocache info & photo opportunity  at the Braidwood Area Healthy Community Coalition. Car & Jeep club at the Polk-a-Dot. More Info Contact: 815-557-4067

Godley- Visit the Route 66 Mining Museum  to pick up your 2017 commemorative collection item. More Info Contact 815-514-0263

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May 6th & 7th, 2017

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