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Lime Rock Festival For 'Grown-Ups' Is Canceled

Grand Weekend Lime Rock Park, a three-day music and automotive festival for "grown-ups" scheduled at Lime Rock Park in Lakeland from July 8 to 10 has been canceled for 2016 because of "recent changes in local regulations" established after the announcement of Grand Weekend, according to Rick Roso,...

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