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Friday, June 10, 2011

Route 66 Festival this weekend!

AMARILLO, TEXAS -- Thursday started the International Route 66 festival and this year it's being held in Amarillo. It is already bringing enthusiasts and travelers from across the globe.

Completed in 1926, Route 66 winds 2,448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles. In runs through most of the western states, including Texas and New Mexico, and Route 66 follows Interstate 40

On Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. the intersection of Georgia and Sixth will be shut down through Mississippi street for the free festival. Participating restaurants will be offering a signature item at 1966 prices. Smokey Joe's will be serving a Frito pie for $1.66.

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