Don’t forget our Christmas over Route 66 Cuba, Missouri Print

Christmas over Route 66 Cuba, Missouri print

Christmas over Route 66 Cuba, Missouri

For the second year, Viva Cuba is offering our nostalgic Christmas over Route 66 Cuba, Missouri print. The print was warmly received last year, and Cuba citizens and collectors purchased many prints as gifts and for their homes.

Cuba, Missouri over Route 66 print

You can frame the print to match your decor.

Last year the original Ray Harvey painting was on display in Peoples Bank. But for only $20, prints can be purchased at the Hwy. 19 Peoples Bank.  You can order the print online here for $20. and a small shipping fee. Our elves are standing by to get your print in the mail for you.

Wherever you are, keep a little piece of a Cuba Christmas next to your heart.

Missouri artist Ray Harvey

Here’s Missouri artist Ray Harvey and…could it be?

 

Viva Cuba busy with plans for 2013 Cuba Fest October 19-20

Cuba Fest 2013

There’s something for everyone at Cuba Fest 2013.
Cuba Fest is always the 3rd weekend of October.

Tri-C’s Cuba Fest 2013 allows Cuba, MO to bring together a variety of family music, food, crafts, and entertainment for both its local citizens and visitors to enjoy. Each year  Viva Cuba, our community betterment and beautification group, plans several activities as their contribution to the community fun.

Here’s a preview of what we have in store this year: (more…)

Cuba, MO area high school students tackle Our Town theme for photo contest

Cuba area high school students are invited to enter this photo contest.

Viva Cuba is sponsoring a photo contest with a theme Our Town for high school students in grades 9-12 in the Crawford County RII school district. As long as students (14-18) are in the Cuba district and enrolled in a home school or private school program, they can participate.

Entries should be of scenes within the city limits of Cuba and can be interior or exterior shots. Three judges with expertise in photography will judge the entries on technical skill, composition, originality, and compliance with the theme and contest rules. Only one photo entry per contestant is allowed. (more…)

A West Washington “Small art” Project completed

1. It started with this blighted area on West Washington/Route 66–not a very attractive sight in our town. Viva Cuba decided that it was time to transform this blight into a more attractive scene. (more…)

Historic dog causes Route 66 crash in 1933

The Cuba Review of 1933 recounted a Route 66 crash involving a dog and two motorists.

The Cuba Review of 1933 recounted a Route 66 crash involving a dog and two motorists.

In honor of National Dog Day, the blog will recount a story (actually side-by-side stories) from the 1933 Cuba Review involving a historic dog that belonged to Justice of the Peace Colonel W.H. Sweetin.

The story involves many dramatic elements: politics, car crashes, a half-vicious dog, and children (one with a hard head), and an element of humor. (more…)

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