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    Week of Rivertown Days

    Edina Realty Medallion Hunt - Sponsored by Edina Realty
    Clues begin Monday, July 15th. A Medallion is hidden within city limits on public grounds in Hastings. Clues are updated daily and available at the Edina Realty Office (1640 S. Frontage Rd. Suite 101) and on KDWA Radio and Facebook page late afternoon. Winner receives $500.00 prize with a 2019 Rivertown Days button or $250.00 prize with no button.

    Monday, July 15th

    Rivertown Days Kick-off Golf Tournament - Hastings Golf Club
    A kick-off Golf Tournament for the people of Hastings to contests & FUN! Lunch & Dinner included. www.hastingsgolfclub.com for details.
    2015 Westview Dr., Hastings

    Wednesday, July 17th

    2019 Miss Hastings Scholarship Competition - Sponsored by The Miss Hastings Scholarship Program
    The 2019 Miss Hastings Scholarship Competition is an official preliminary to Miss Minnesota and Miss America Competition. Young women of Hastings School District 200 entertain as they compete for the title of Miss Hastings 2020 and scholarships provided entirely by sponsors of the Miss Hastings Scholarship Program. The competition includes a private 10 minute press-style interview, onstage questions, evening wear, and a polished 90-second talent presentation. Join us! You won't want to miss it!

    For more info, visit - www.misshastings.org

    7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
    Crossroads Church - 225 33rd St. W. #2 - Hastings

    Thursday, July 18th

    41st Rivertown Days Tennis Tournament - Sponsored by Hastings Tennis Association & Hastings Women's Tennis League
    Location: Three Hastings tennis court sites - Roadside, Senior and Middle School Tennis Courts
    Four-day tournament with singles, doubles, and mixed doubles events for girls, boys, women, and men. For youth singles and doubles events, play begins on Thursday at 3 PM and continues thru Saturday. For adult singles, play begins on Friday at 7 PM and continues thru Sunday. For adult doubles, play is on Saturday and for all mixed events, play is on Sunday. Participants may register online at www.hastingstennis.org. A registration form may also be printed from www.hastingstennis.org. The tournament schedule and results will be posted on the RTD Tournament pages on the Hastings Tennis Association website (www.hastingstennis.org)

    Glow Run - Sponsored by The Y in Hastings
    The Hastings YMCA Glow Run is an awesome evening of families moving together and a community showing how strong they can be. The Glow Run is the kickoff event to the annual Hastings Rivertown Days Festival. The atmosphere is electric with kids running wild and having the time of their life, parents connecting with other parents and athletes getting ready to hit the pavement. The race portion has two options with a 1 mile Family Fun Run.
    Family Activities include:
    Ga-Ga Pit, Obstacle Course, Arts & Crafts, Pre-Race Stretching, Shaved Ice Truck, Outdoor Movie and more! All Proceeds go towards the 2019 Annual Giving efforts which help subsidize programs and membership at the YMCA for those in our community. This is the kind of evening that summers are made of, don't miss it!
    85 Pleasant Dr. - Start and Finish - Thursday Evening
    Schedule of Events:
    7:00 p.m. - Family Activities begin
    8:00 p.m. - 1 Mile Fun Run
    8:30 p.m. - 4 Mile Glow Run
    8:30 p.m. Outdoor Movie Begins
    For Sponsored Link click HERE

    Friday, July 19th

    41st Rivertown Days Tennis Tournament - Sponsored by Hastings Tennis Association & Hastings Women's Tennis League
    (See Thursday's description for details)

    Sidewalk Sales - Sponsored by Downtown Business Association
    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Downtown Mainstreet (2nd Street E.)

    Heavy Metal Rodeo - Sponsored by Extreme Sandbox
    This is a heavy equipment competition series. Heavy equipment operators from all over the world will compete against each other in our skills competition for prizes & bragging rights. Qualifying Friday and Saturday, Competition Sunday.
    3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Qualifying
    1901 Glendale Road, Hastings

    Rivertown Days Carnival - In Levee Park.
    5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    Blackout Bingo - Sponsored by Hastings Eagles Aerie 2212
    Guaranteed $500.00 cover all payout.
    7:00 p.m.
    1220 Vermillion Street, Hastings

    Arch Allies - On the main stage in Levee Park. 
    7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    Duggies Outdoor Music by Tim Siegler
    8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. 
    Dugarel's Bar - 3475 Vermillion St., Hastings

    Dueling Pianos at Hastings Golf Club & Events - Sponsored by Hastings Golf Club & Events and Hastings Public House
    9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. 
    Dueling pianos with food & alcohol for purchase. Cover is $10.00 to get in.
    2015 Westview Dr., Hastings

    Busted Nuts - Sponsored by The Busted Nut Bar & Grill
    Live music performance by Wade & Ella
    9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
    118 2nd St. E., Hastings

    Saturday, July 20th

    41st Rivertown Days Tennis Tournament - Sponsored by Hastings Tennis Association & Hastings Women's Tennis League
    (See Thursday's description for details)

    "Fiddles & Griddles" Pancake Breakfast and Media Sale - Sponsored by Blessings Academy of Arts & Music at Hastings Art Center
    216 4th Street E., Hastings
    Come enjoy breakfast, live music, and shopping at our media sale of books, vinyl records, CD's, & DVD's.
    8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast and Live Music
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Media Sale - Books, Vinyl Records, CD's, & DVD's

    Pancakes in your PJ's - Sponsored by Crossroads Church
    Join Crossroads Church for "Pancakes in your PJ's" for some free breakfast to fuel you through your busy Rivertown Days. Suggested donation of $5.00 is encouraged and all proceeds go to Hastings Family Service.
    8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    225 33rd St. W. #2, Hastings

    Heavy Metal Rodeo - Sponsored by Extreme Sandbox
    8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Qualifying (See Friday for details)
    1901 Glendale Road, Hastings

    Sidewalk Sales - Sponsored by Downtown Business Association
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Downtown Mainstreet (2nd Street E.)

    Premier Bank Petting Zoo - Sponsored by Premier Bank Minnesota
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    101 E. 10th St., Hastings

    City of Hastings Machinery Hill - Sponsored by The City of Hastings
    Interactive exhibition featuring several pieces of Public Works and Park Departments' heavy equipment used for maintenance and construction.
    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Beneath Bridge - northern parking lot and alley roadway

    Arts & Crafts Fair - Jaycee Park
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


    Commercial Booths Family Fun (Free to public) - Jaycee Park
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Double Lane Inflatable Giant Slide
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Face Painting
    1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Balloon Artist

    Fishing for Life Trout Pond - Jaycee Park
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Rivertown Days Sand Volleyball Tournament - Sponsored by The City of Hastings
    Co-ed sand volleyball tournament with pool play and single elimination tournament.
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Pioneer Park

    River of Life Kid's Carnival - Sponsored by River of Life Church
    Low cost kid's games - 10 cents each and geared towards 10 years of age and under. Food served: hot dogs, sno cones, chips, soda, and water. All proceeds go to food Hastings Family Service.
    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    800 Vermillion Street

    Model Aircraft Flying Demonstration - Sponsored by Rich Valley RC Club
    Club members will fly aircraft they have built, including fixed wing, rotorcraft. Simulated dogfights, spectator introductory flights.
    10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    The Norman Field - 17698 Northfield Blvd., Hastings

    Bubble Park - Sponsored by Brachline Church
    Join Branchline Church for bubble related activities: Build a bubble wand, make giant bubbles, bubble art, bubble snakes, bubble experiments, etc.

    10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Depot Park playground and surrounding green space.

    Rivertown Days Carnival - Levee Park
    11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    Black Dirt Improv Show - Sponsored by Black Dirt Theater
    Main Stage in Levee Park
    12:30 p.m.

    Hastings Eagles Euchre Tournament - Sponsored by Hastings Eagles Aerie 2212
    1:00 p.m.
    1220 Vermillion Street, Hastings

    Britten Pankratz, Yo Yo Artist -  Main Stage in Levee Park.
    1:30 p.m.

    Black Dirt Theater Children's Theater Camp - Sponsored by Black Dirt Theater
    Main Stage in Levee Park
    2:00 p.m.

    Buckets & Tap Shoes - Main Stage in Levee Park.
    3:30 p.m. 

    Daisy Dillman Band - Main Stage in Levee Park
    7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 

    Fireworks - BEST viewing area is in Levee Park.
    10:00 p.m

    Duggies Outdoor Music by Bad Girlfriends
    8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Dugarel's Bar - 3475 Vermillion St., Hastings

    Busted Nuts - Sponsored by The Busted Nut Bar & Grill
    Live music performance by Tiger Ries
    9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
    118 2nd St. E., Hastings

    Sunday, July 21st

    41st Rivertown Days Tennis Tournament - Sponsored by Hastings Tennis Association & Hastings Women's Tennis League
    (See Thursday's description for details)

    Arts & Crafts Fair - Jaycee Park.
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Fishing for Life Trout Pond - Jaycee Park
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Sidewalk Sales - Sponsored by Downtown Business Association
    Downtown Mainstreet (2nd Street E.)
    11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Rivertown Days Grand Parade - Starts on 10th Street heading south to 2nd Street and ends in Wilson Park.
    12:00 p.m.

    RTD's After Party at Spiral Brewery - Sponsored by Spiral Brewery
    Live music and continued celebration at Spiral Brewery's taproom to keep Rivertown Days going.
    Immediately following the Rivertown Days Parade
    111 2nd Street E., Downtown Hastings

    Heavy Metal Rodeo - Sponsored by Extreme Sandbox
    4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Competition (See Friday for details)
    1901 Glendale Road, Hastings

    Duck Race - Sponsored by YMCA in Hastings
    3:00 p.m. on The Vermillion River
    Hastings Community Leaders race Giant Inflatable Rubber Ducks on the Vermillion River. Purchase a ticket, choose the winning racer, and your name goes into a drawing for prizes.

    Hastings Sings Competition (10th Year) - Sponsored by Experienced Shows
    Contestants must audition and qualify prior to the event (not the day of the event). Singing contest for amateurs. There is two divisions: 15-25 years old and 26 and older. The winner from each division goes on to represent Hastings at Minnesota Sings (September 28th & 29th, 2019).
    3:30 p.m.

    Main Stage in Levee Park