Enjoy small-town Cuba, Missouri’s annual Route 66 Cuba Fest for 2015. Trolley tours, apple-butter making, crafts, vendors, food, music, dancing, races and more make this a stand out local event.
2015 Route 66 Cuba Fest: Viva Cuba’s Best of the Best Chili, Murals Trolley Tour, & Cemetery Trolley Tour
The flyer may say Top Secret, but the secret is out and male and female riders of all ages are signing up for this challenge. Choose your torture: a 20, 50, or 100 mile course.See the race’s Facebook page for continuing updates and information.
On Sunday, October 19 form 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm, Viva Cuba once again stages its popular Cemetery Tour: Tales from the Past. A vintage-style trolley will pick up tourers outside the Catholic Church in the Recklein Commons area.
In 2014, the official Route 66 Cuba Fest is Saturday and Sunday October 18-19. This year there is a bonus with pre-Cuba Fest activities of a Cruise in and bonfire planned at the historic landmark Wagon Wheel Motel on Friday, October 17. And Saturday night the Route 66 Road Crew band will be playing classic rock at Belmont Winery, with the Tri-C Club running the gate. And as details are ironed out, there will be more announcements to look forward to.
Cuba Fest under various names, etc. has been in existence since Marie Marr started it in 1961 as the Cuba Art Show. It helps keep us town-strong as it is part of our small town culture.
There are 3 reasons that you should support this yearly community event and help us stay town-strong.
March 22, 2014, (9:00 am Rain or Shine) creates race fever as the community prepares for a yearly event that brings out hundreds for the four-mile race that shuts down both lanes of Route 66 and raises 1000s for the fitness of Cuba kids. Last year, the 6th annual Route 66 Race to the Rocker brought in over $20,000 for Cuba’s kids.
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