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Route 66: Festival Schedule, Friday-Saturday, Aug. 15-16, 2014


The Sky Duey Scholarship Fund Roping Event at the Castle Rock Arena is taking place during the festival. Check the listings for times and dates. (JC AMBERLYN/Miner)

TODAY

Bob Waldmire Exhibition: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., TNT Auto Center (535 E. Andy Devine Ave.); FREE - Art exhibition featuring the works of the late Bob Waldmire, an artist best known for his art depicting Route 66. Waldmire received the John Steinbeck Award in 2004 for his work on preserving Route 66.

Historic Electric Vehicle Exhibition: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Powerhouse Visitor Center (120 W. Andy Devine Ave.); FREE - A car show comprised of electric vehicles from the early 1900's to today. This show will be the largest electric vehicle collection in the world to date.

Bob Boze Bell Exhibition: 9 a.m. to 5p.m., Powerhouse Visitor Center (120 W. Andy Devine Ave.); FREE - Bob "Boze" Bell, executive editor for True West magazine and an artist, will be introducing his latest book, "The 66 Kid: Raised on the Mother Road: Growing Up on Route 66, the World¹s Most Famous Two-Lane Blacktop" at the festival. Additionally, he will be signing copies of titles featuring his distinctive art work. He also will sign copies of his book from 2-4 p.m.

Railroad Museum: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Historic Santa Fe Depot (Corner of Fourth Street and Andy Devine Avenue); $2.

Route 66 Authors, Artists, Collectors and Associations Exhibition: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Beale Celebrations (616 Beale St.); FREE - All the artists, authors, and collectors of Route 66 memorabilia and travel books, including Kingman-native authors such as Roy Voss. The exhibition will also have booths representing Route 66 Associations from around the world.

Marshall Shore - Our Time, Our History Arizona Kicks on Route 66: 1-2 p.m., Mohave Museum of History & Arts (400 W. Beale St.); FREE.

Distillers Choice Tours: 1 p.m., Desert Diamond Distillery (4875 N. Olympic Drive); $30.

Sky Duey Memorial Roping Contest: 6 p.m., Sky Duey Arena at Castle Rock Bar and Grille (3743 N. Highway 93); FREE.

Drive-In Movie: 7-10 p.m., Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Blvd.); $5 per carload; "Despicable Me 2"; food and beverages available for purchase.

The Road Crew Concert: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Locomotive Park (1st Street and Andy Devine Avenue); FREE - The Road Crew takes Route 66 to their audiences throughout the world. The band received the first Bobby Troup Artistic Recognition Award from the International Route 66 Association in 2011.

SATURDAY

Pancake Breakfast: 7 a.m. to noon, Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Ave.), $5.

66 Holes of Havoc Disc Golf Tournament: 8 a.m., Fireman¹s Memorial Park (Corner of Detroit Street and Fairgrounds Avenue); $25 - Sponsored by the Kingman Disc Golf Club. Funds go to maintaining disc golf courses in Kingman. They are expecting up to 75 players, both pro and amateur, from all over the state and Las Vegas. Goodie bag with discs, and both breakfast and lunch are included.

VW Crossroads Car Show & Raffle: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., TNT Auto Center (535 E. Andy Devine Ave.); FREE - Space for 350 VW cars. Raffling many prizes, including a restored 1969 VW Bug. Raffle tickets are $10 each.

Bob Waldmire Exhibition: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., TNT Auto Center (535 E. Andy Devine Ave.); FREE - Art exhibition featuring the works of the late Bob Waldmire, an artist best known for his art depicting Route 66. Waldmire received the John Steinbeck Award in 2004 for his work on preserving Route 66.

Historic Electric Vehicle Exhibition: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Powerhouse Visitor Center (120 W. Andy Devine Ave.); FREE - A car show comprised of electric vehicles from the early 1900's to today. This show will be the largest electric vehicle collection in the world to date.

Bob Boze Bell Exhibition: 9 a.m. to 5p.m., Powerhouse Visitor Center (120 W. Andy Devine Ave.); FREE - Bob "Boze" Bell, executive editor for True West magazine and an artist, will be introducing his latest book, "The 66 Kid: Raised on the Mother Road: Growing Up on Route 66, the World¹s Most Famous Two-Lane Blacktop" at the festival. Additionally, he will be signing copies of titles featuring his distinctive art work. He also will sign copies of his book from 2-4 p.m.

Railroad Museum: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Historic Santa Fe Depot (Corner of Fourth Street and Andy Devine Avenue); $2.

Annie Mouse Party with Anne Slanina: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Metcalfe Park (315 W. Beale); FREE - Anne Slanina, author of the acclaimed Annie Mouse series, including Annie Mouse¹s Route 66 Adventure, will be in attendance. There will be 8 stations set up to represent each of the Route 66 states: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Children will be able to participate in games and activities as well as make crafts representing Annie Mouse¹s Adventures on Route 66. There will be plenty to occupy the children for the duration of the event, although they could come and join the fun at any point throughout the party. They will receive a passport which will be stamped for each state's activities in which they participate.

Route 66 Authors, Artists, Collectors and Associations Exhibition: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Beale Celebrations (616 Beale St.); FREE - All the artists, authors, and collectors of Route 66 memorabilia and travel books, including Kingman native authors such as Roy Voss. The exhibition will also have booths representing Route 66 Associations from around the world.

Mud Drags, Tuff Trucks, and Scramble Cars: 1-6 p.m., Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Blvd.); $8 adults, $5 kids 6 to 11. Gates open at 11:30 a.m., races start at 1 p.m. Mud drags, tuff trucks, scramble cars, long jump contest, peewees, utility vehicles, and races. The utility vehicles, quads, and peewees race for free. Spectator parking is $2.

Distillers Choice Tours: ­ 1 p.m., Desert Diamond Distillery (4875 N. Olympic Drive); $30.

Chillin' on Beale Car Show: 4 p.m., Andy Devine Avenue between First and Sixth Street; classic cars parked between First and Sixth streets. The first 500 cars will receive dash plaques.

Sounds of Kingman Concert: 5-7 p.m., Metcalfe Park (315 W. Beale); FREE - Featuring the Garlin Hackney Band (inductee into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2000).

Sky Duey Memorial Roping Contest: 6 p.m., Sky Duey Arena at Castle Rock Bar and Grille (3743 N. Highway 93); FREE.

Sockhop: 6-10 p.m., Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Blvd.); FREE - 1950s and 60s dancing. DJ. Dancing contests, best outfit contest. Dress up in your best poodle skirt. Food and drinks available for purchase.

Reunion (formerly The Letterman) Concert: 7:30 p.m., Lee Williams High School Auditorium (400 Grandview Ave.); $20 - One of the top recording groups of the 60s and 70s, featuring two of the three original members. Tickets are available at the Kingman Chamber of Commerce (Powerhouse) or at (928) 753-6253. All proceeds from the concert will go to the Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development fund.

The Road Crew Concert: 8-9:30 p.m., Locomotive Park (1st Street and Andy Devine Avenue); FREE - The Road Crew takes Route 66 to their audiences throughout the world. The band received the first Bobby Troup Artistic Recognition Award from the International Route 66 Association in 2011.




 

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