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The new Boswell Park amphitheater will be located about where the stage has been for the past four Lebanon Route 66 Festivals, Bruce Owen, president of the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society, announced Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the Lebanon Route 66 Festival Committee.

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This year’s Lebanon Route 66 Festival will feature three cruise-ins and three popular bands during a jam-packed two-day schedule June 18-19. The Route 66 Festival Committee met Wednesday for its monthly planning session.

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The 2021 Lebanon Route 66 Festival will join the statewide celebration of Missouri’s bicentennial with the festival theme of “200 Years of Missouri, 95 Years of Route 66,” the festival committee decided Wednesday.

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What goes better with the classic cars and nostalgia of a Route 66 Festival than the Top 40 hits of the 1960s and early ’70s? That's why the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society again has booked The Bucket Band from Kansas City to perform Saturday, June 19, at the 2021 Lebanon Route 66 Festival.

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The tentative schedule for the 2021 Lebanon Route 66 Festival includes a cruise-in and other activities on Friday night in downtown Lebanon and a celebration on Saturday night of the Lehman family’s 50th anniversary as owners of the internationally known Munger Moss Motel.

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Mark your calendar: The 2021 Lebanon Route 66 Festival again will be on Father’s Day weekend and again will be a two-day event, the festival committee decided at its first planning meeting Tuesday.

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Lebanon’s Route 66 Festival on June 20 should benefit from similar events having been canceled, the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society board agreed at its monthly meeting Tuesday.

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Rain at dawn may have reduced the number of classic cars in the parade, but the skies quickly cleared and the 2019 Lebanon Route 66 Festival drew at least as many people Saturday as last year, Loretta Young, the festival’s general chairman, said as the event wrapped up.

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After four months of restoration by a dedicated crew of volunteers, the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society dedicated the last surviving Camp Joy cabin Saturday in a ceremony at the Lebanon Route 66 Festival in Route 66-themed Boswell Park, the cabin’s new home.

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About 40 cars and trucks, plus several motorcyclists, took part in this morning's annual Lebanon Route 66 Festival parade from the Lebanon Industrial Park to Boswell Park, all on Route 66.

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The scene Friday night along East Route 66 in Lebanon could have been from 1957, before Interstate 44 replaced The Mother Road as the primary east-west route through Laclede County.

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The design for the 2019 Lebanon Route 66 Festival T-shirts has been announced. This year's shirts are being sponsored by C&J's Classic & Muscle Cars, located on Route 66 west of Lebanon. The business is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

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The schedule is nearly set, the band is booked, the stage and sound system are ordered, the T-shirts are being printed, the program is taking shape, and enough money has been raised to cover anticipated expenses.

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With the 2019 Lebanon Route 66 Festival only two months away, the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society’s Festival Committee is making progress toward ensuring that this year’s event will be a success.

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The theme for the 2019 Lebanon Route 66 Festival will be “Celebrating Camp Joy” in honor of plans for the only surviving Camp Joy cabin to be moved to Boswell Park, site of the festival’s Saturday events.

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The Route 66 Band is gearing up to go to the Munger Moss Motel in Lebanon for Bob Lehman's Birthday Bash Oct. 13. We have a new PA board and a new bass player. Bob and Ramona have always supported us and we support them as well. Please come out and support the US 66 Band and the Route 66 Bil…

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Highway building in the first decade of the 20th century was considered a local and economic issue; a matter of local civic pride and jobs. In the absence of national standards of construction, each city or county built what it could afford. For this reason, some early highway roadways were …

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An estimated 2,500 attended Saturday activities at the 2018 Lebanon Route 66 Festival in Boswell Park. A parade and cruise-in of antique, classic and custom cars, music by four bands, a variety of food selections, craft and memorabilia dealers, kids' games and drawings for prizes ranging fro…

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About 100 antique, classic and custom vehicles -- even an old Greyhound Bus -- participated in Saturday's Lebanon Route 66 Festival parade. The vehicles lined up in the Lebanon Industrial Park and drove down Route 66 to Route 66-themed Boswell Park. Janet McAllister was grand marshal in her …

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The first night of the 2018 Lebanon Route 66 Festival was a rousing success with about 200 people and more than 60 antique, classic and custom vehicles participating in the festivities at the Munger Moss Motel. Jess McEntire and America's Route 66 Band performed much of the evening. Business…

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Tickets for drawings to be held at the 2018 Lebanon Route 66 Festival will go on sale later this week at Wrinks Market and will continue through the festival June 15-16, Loretta Young, chairman of the festival committee for the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society, said at today’s (Tuesda…

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Drivers in the 2018 Lebanon Route 66 Festival Parade on Saturday, June 16, will receive a gift bag of goodies, including a free ticket for a chance to win $66 and other prizes in drawings to be held throughout the day.

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More live music, more food, more crafters and more games are on tap as plans take shape for Lebanon’s 11th Route 66 Festival on Father’s Day weekend.

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A 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS/RS 350 owned by Kenny and Susan Pearcy of Lebanon won the “Park it at the Market” contest and will be featured on the 2018 Lebanon Route 66 Festival T-shirt.

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Twenty-eight cars, trucks, vans and even a motorcycle entered the "Park it at the Market" contest before the entry deadline of 9 p.m. April 30. Voting continues through 6 p.m. April 30. The winning vehicle will be featured on the 2018 Lebanon Route 66 Festival T-shirt.