Walldogs Mural Festival
All are welcome to gather on the McLean, Illinois village square the evening of Friday, August 19, for festivities that will include:
- Scrumptious eats for purchase from King Biscuit BBQ (to benefit the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove FPD) and the Dixie Restaurant (5 to 8 pm)
- Beer and wine for purchase from the Lake Road Inn (5 to 10 pm)
- Great live classic and current rock and country music by Last Minute Fire (7
- to 10 pm).
- Bags games from Evergreen FS
And, a firsthand look as artists create our exciting new mural, featuring a vintage Route 66 theme and honoring local legend, Shorty Ruble, and his long- standing barbershop
CORE of McLean, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community organization, is dedicated to revitalizing their small town, in part by attracting tourism and business related to Route 66. Proceeds from their annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66 run/walk and other fundraising efforts are being used to pay for the mural and its maintenance.
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