The Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter is partnering with the Route 66 BBQ Blast on August 5, meaning the charity ride benefitting Lupus research and awareness will start and finish at the festival. All paid cyclists will receive a ticket for a complimentary barbecue lunch.

The Lupus WolfRide has three route options winding through beautiful Eureka, Pacific, Gray Summit, Villa Ridge and Washington, Mo. Activities at the Route 66 BBQ Blast include food tents, beer vendors, cooking demonstrations, kids activities, live bands and free outdoor movies.

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