"Brilliant performance by the Vermillion Players of Route 66 Musical Review by Roger Bean. This show is also available for overnight groups requesting entertainment, contact Pontiac Tourism to schedule your stay today! 800-835-2055!"
The city of Pontiac, IL will be one of the liveliest places in the nation on June 25, 26, 27, and 28. Over the course of this long weekend, the city will host four major events, the Walldogs will be in town to paint 17 large outdoor murals on the sides of downtown buildings, Pontiac P.R.O.U.D will hold its annual Heritage Days Festival, the Rustic Auto Club will host its annual “Hang Loose” Car Show, and a Cruise Night will grace the courthouse square on Saturday night. Associated with these…See More
"We had a great time yesterday at the festival. My son really liked the inflatable obstacle courses. I thought the team kiters were really cool. It was really neat to see the giant kites from Route 66 when we were heading into town from the North. We…"
A host of kite flying activities is set to begin on Saturday, May 30 & 31, 2009 at 10 AM during the Third Annual Pontiac Kite Festival located at the Pontiac Rec Plex 2104 Old Airport Road. The weekend long event will feature wonderful FREE family entertainment. On site will be Chicago Kite; Illinois Kite Enthusiast Club; Sparling Entertainment; and 180 GO - The premier Midwest Quad Kite Flying Team! Come out and enjoy music provided by DJ Lane Lindstrom, who will be sharing a wonderful…See More
Be sure to add some photos of your exhibits and details of any upcoming events. I know there is a lot happening this year from my Rt.66IL.Assoc. newsletter that arrived yesterday. I hope to make it to Pontiac this summer. Thanks for joining.
The Road Crew - America's Route 66 Band was the opening act for the International Route 66 Festival, August 2-3. Performed on Main Street in Galena, Friday and on Main Street in Joplin Saturday night. Performed for over 15,000 people in Joplin! Their mini-concert at Afton Station that Sunday afternoon was a big hit with visitors. We had a great time on Route 66! Hoping to see everyone in Kingman next year!