Dust off the crayons and markers, its time to showcase your artistic skills and proclaim to the world why you love Route 66. The theme for the September edition of Chillin on Beale Street is Greetings from Route 66 and what a grand celbratory party it looks to be. Here is the initial press release received this afternoon. Updates will be posted as soon as they are received. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact – genral information/vendor space: Chris Durkin928-830-3755Greetings from Route 66, a new book about America’s Main Street, launched at Chillin’ on Beale Street, Kingman, AZ
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Kingman, AZ – Chillin on Beale Street, sponsored by the Kingman Route 66 Association, will be held Saturday, September 18 from 5:00 to 10:00 pm in Kingman, Arizona. Along with an Anything with Wheels Auto Show (no entry fee), Chillin on Beale Street will celebrate the launch of a new book, Greetings from Route 66, published by Voyageur Press, with contributions by Kingman author and Route 66 expert, Jim Hinckley.Special guest Bob “Boze” Bell, editor of True West Magazine and a former Kingman resident whose father, Al Bell, owned the Flying A gas station in Kingman (profiled in the book), will give away a signed copy of Greetings from Route 66 to one lucky winner. A special commemorative Greetings from Route 66 dash magnet has been created and will be presented to the owners of the first 200 vehicles sporting any Route 66 promotional material from bumper sticker, antenna ball, or home made poster to a Route 66 postcard, brochure or map. Additional prizes include free passes to the Route 66 museum at the Kingman Power House Visitor Center, and a signed Route 66 print by Jim Hinckley. So park your classic car, hot rod, cruiser, bike, truck – anything on wheels – and enjoy live music, prizes, a Route 66 scavenger hunt along with food, fun, and a terrific new book at Chillin on Beale Street, in Kingman, AZ.About the BookGreetings from Route 66 has a subtitle that says it all: The Ultimate Road Trip Back Through America’s Main Street. Illustrated with over 700 vintage photographs, postcards, travel decals, collectibles and other memorabilia and filled with essays and photography by renowned Route 66 authorities Jim Hinckley, Michael Karl Witzel, Russell A. Olsen, Kathy Weiser, Kerrick James, Lee Klancher and others, Greetings from Route 66 is the ultimate celebration of the “Mother Road”.
About Voyageur PressVoyageur Press, a member of the Quayside Publishing Group, features books about nature and the environment, American heritage, country life, crafts, trains, boats, sports, collectibles and travel. Other Route 66 titles published by Voyageur Press include Route 66 Backroads: Your Guide to Scenic Side Trips & Adventures from the Mother Road by Jim Hinckley, Legendary Route 66: A Journey Through Time Along America’s Mother Road by Michael Witzel and The Complete Route 66 Lost & Found by Russell A. Olsen.