RIVERTOWN DAYS
July 17-19, 2015

2015 Button Required for entrance to
Jaycee Park Events on Friday & Saturday

Brought to you by the
Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce
in cooperation with the
City of Hastings

Thank you to all our sponsors, the City of Hastings, the Hastings Public Works Department, the Hastings Police Department, the Hastings Fire Department, the Hastings Parks & Rec Department and all the volunteers who helped make this event a success!

Click here for
2015 Rivertown Days Schedule PDF 
Rivertown Days Photo Contest Entry Form





            THURSDAY | FRIDAY | SATURDAY | SUNDAY
  
MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT | CARNIVAL | BEER GARDEN

CARNIVAL
Location: Jaycee Park
Friday* 5:00 - 11:00 PM, Saturday* 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sunday Noon - 5:00 PM
*Unlimited rides with the purchase of a $20 wristband:
   Friday 6:30 - 10:30 PM*
   Saturday 6:30 - 10:30 PM*

BEER  AND WINE GARDEN HOURS
Location: Jaycee Park
Friday 5:00 - 11:00 PM, Saturday Noon - 11:00 PM, Sunday Noon - 5:00 PM
By the City of Hastings Ordinance, alcohol may only be consumed in the designated beer garden area and individuals must be wearing a Rivertown Days issued wristband to consume alcohol. No outside alcohol is allowed.

EDINA REALTY MEDALLION HUNT
Sponsor: Edina Realty
Location:  Medallion will be hidden within Hastings city limits on public property
Clues will be given out daily beginning Monday, July 13 at Edina Realty Office (1640 South Frontage Road) and on KDWA Radio.

Winner of the Medallion hunt will receive:
    $500 with a prior purchase of an official Rivertown Days Button; or
    $250 without a prior purchase of an official Rivertown Days Button

AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
Sponsor:  Mac McGoon Portrait Design Studio

Location: The Carriage House at LeDuc Historic Estate

Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Submit a photo in the Landscape, Animal, People or Historic Hastings category.  All entries must be submitted to Mac McGoon Studio, 1100 Westview Drive by July 15 at 5:30 PM and be accompanied by a completed entry form and $5 entry fee. Click here for the entry form.  Photos must be 8x10 and unmounted.  The winner in each category will receive an 11x14 portrait of their entry!

All entries will be on display at LeDuc Historic Estate where the public is invited to vote for the "People's Choice"
winner.

HASTINGS SINGS 2015
The second qualifying round is Thursday, July 9 at 7:00 PM at the Green Mill Restaurant.  To enter the competition please call Doug at 651-228-6943.

THURSDAY, JULY 16

37TH HASTINGS RIVERTOWN DAYS TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Sponsors: Hastings Tennis Association & Hastings Women's Tennis League
Roadside, Senior & Middle School Tennis Courts

Four day tournament with singles and doubles events for girls, boys, women & men.  For youth events, play begins on Thursday at 5 PM and continues thru Saturday. For adult events, play begins on Saturday at 8 AM and continues thru Sunday.  Participants may reister online or via mail.  For a registration form, email hastingstennis@comcast.net or register online at http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments  (enter tournament number #550025015)

GLOW RUN - HASTINGS RIVER RUN
Sponsors: The Y in Hastings and the United Way of Hastings
85 Pleasant Drive

Family 2K at 7:30 p.m. and 8 K at 8:30 p.m.  Wear your favorite glow in the dark apparel.  Family friendly activities including face painting, gaga pit and many more.  Schoolhouse Scoop will have treats available for purchase.
Daycare available for parents who choose to run - $5 per child.
Glow Run Registration Form and  Parent's Night Out Form.

FRIDAY, JULY 17

*2015 Rivertown Days Button is required for entrance to Jaycee Park events for individuals age 12 and over on Friday & Saturday.

37TH HASTINGS RIVERTOWN DAYS TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Sponsors: Hastings Tennis Association & Hastings Women's Tennis League
Roadside, Senior & Middle School Tennis Courts
See Thursday listing for details.

DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK SALES
Sponsor:  Downtown Business Association
Mainstreet (2nd Street East)
Friday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

*CARNIVAL
Jaycee Park
Friday* 5:00 - 11:00 PM
*Unlimited rides with the purchase of a $20 wristband:
   Friday 6:30 - 10:30 PM*
   Saturday 6:30 - 10:30 PM*

MINNESOTA REALISTS FINE ART SHOW
Sponsor:  Hastings Art Center
Location: 
216 East 4th Street
Friday, 5:00 - 10 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday 12:00 - 5 PM
Classially trained Minnesota realist painters will be exhibiting a variety of work from portraits, still life to landscapes.  Artists will be on hand to talk about their work.  Each day will feature a live painting demo.

*FISHING FOR LIFE TROUT POND
Location:  Jaycee Park

Friday, 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Trout pond and fish cleaning demonstrations.

*POLICE K-9 DEMONSTRATION
Location:  Jaycee Park

Friday, 5:30 PM
Officer Mike Schmitz and his German Shepherd, Ozzy, demonstrate techniques in criminal apprehension.

EAGLES ACTIVITIES
Sponsor:  Fraternal Order of Eagles 2212
Location:  Eagles Club,
1220 Vermillion Street
Friday, 7:00 PM
Bingo Black OUt.  $500.00 prize!  Hamburgers & Fries available for purchase.  Eat in ONLY.

*TODD HURST
http://toddhurstmusic.com/
Jaycee Park Main Stage
Friday, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.

*NATALIE STOVALL
Jaycee Park Main Stage
Friday, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

 

GET NUTS
Location: The Busted Nut,
118 2nd Street East
Friday, 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Live music featuring "The Coxmen."

COLISEUM SPORTS BAR & GRILL
Location:
1840 Vermillion Street
Friday open 4:00 PM to 2:00 AM, Kitchen open until 10:00 PM.
Free Bar Bingo at 6:00 PM, win up to $1000. 21+

Live Music: "Fistful of Ladies" 9:30 PM, $5 cover.

DUGGIES TENT DANCE
Location: Dugarel's Burgers & Wings,
3475 Vermillion Street
Friday, 8:30 PM to Midnight
Live Music: "The Johnny Holm Band".


*BEER AND WINE GARDEN HOURS
Jaycee Park
Friday 5:00 - 11:00 PM
By the City of Hastings Ordinance, alcohol may only be consumed in the designated beer garden area and individuals must be wearing a Rivertown Days issued wristband to consume alcohol. No outside alcohol is allowed.



SATURDAY, JULY 18
*2015 Rivertown Days Button is required for entrance to Jaycee Park events for individuals age 12 and over on Friday & Saturday.

*DOCK DOGS NORTHERN STARS
Jaycee Park
Saturday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dock Dogs are again bringing the sport of Dock Jumping to Rivertown Days, featuring competition in Big Air Wave, Speed Retreival and Extreme Vertical.  More information at www.dockdogsnorthernstars.com.

HASTINGS RIVERTOWN DAYS INDOOR 3 ON 3 HOOPS
Sponsor: Schoolhouse Square Businesses
Hastings High School, 200 General Sieben Drive

Saturday, 8:15 AM team check in; games begin at 9:00 AM.
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament for grades 3 through 12 and Open Adult (upper high school or beyond).  Three to four players per team.  For more information contact Pete Zak at (651) 248-5389.  Check back here soon for registration forms.

37TH HASTINGS RIVERTOWN DAYS TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Sponsors: Hastings Tennis Association & Hastings Women's Tennis League
Roadside, Senior & Middle School Tennis Courts
See Thursday listing for details.

*FISHING FOR LIFE TROUT POND
Location:  Jaycee Park

Saturday, 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Trout pond and fish cleaning demonstrations.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR
Location:  LeDuc Historic Estate,
Highway 61 & 17th Street                                
Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK SALES
Sponsor:  Downtown Business Association
Mainstreet (2nd Street East)
Saturday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

ADULT CO-RECREATIONAL KITTENBALL TOURNAMENT
Sponsor:  City of Hastings
Veteran's Athletic Complex
Saturday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Adult softball tournament with 16" softball.  Register at www.hastingsmn.gov

PUBLIC WORKS MACHINERY HILL
Sponsor:  City of Hastings
2nd Street East  underneath the bridge, northern parking lot.
Saturday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

*YMCA GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
Location:  Jaycee Park

Saturday, 9:00 - 9:30 AM,OULA & 10:00 - 10:30 AM, POUND.
Your chance to drop in and try out a YMCA class.

MINNESOTA REALISTS FINE ART SHOW
Sponsor:  Hastings Art Center
Location: 
216 East 4th Street
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday 12:00 - 5 PM
See Friday listing for details.

PETTING ZOO
Sponsor:  Schoolhouse Square Businesses
101 10th Street.
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

EAGLES ACTIVITIES
Sponsor:  Fraternal Order of Eagles 2212
Location:  Eagles Club, 1220 Vermillion Street
Saturday, 9:00 AM Ladies Auxiliary Bake Sale; 1:00 PM Euchre Tournament
Hamburger Sales 11:00 AM until gone. Eat in ONLY.

FAMILY FUN DOG WALK
Sponsor:  Rio Grooming School
Location:  Rio Grooming School, 12260 Margo Avenue
Saturday, 10:00 AM - NOON
This fun-filled event is a Dog Walk open to the public.  There will be prizes & fundraiser; proceeds raised will go to the Hastings K-9 police. Contact Karen at (651) 480-4726; info@riogrooming.com.

RADIO CONTROLLED AIRPLANE FLYING DEMONSTRATION
Sponsor:  Ace Trailer  Sales
Location:  Club Field, 17698 Northfield Boulevard
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Flying demonstration of all types and sizes of radio controlled aircraft. Featuring aerial dogfights and introductory flights with club equipment for spectators.  Food & beverages limited to hot dogs and soft drinks.

KIDS 10¢ KARNIVAL
Sponsor:  River of Life Church
Location:  River of Life Church, 800 Vermillion Street
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Kids Karnival games, 10¢ each.  All proceeds go to Hastings Family Services.

*CARNIVAL
Jaycee Park
Saturday* 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
*Unlimited rides with the purchase of a $20 wristband:
   Saturday 6:30 - 10:30 PM*

*RIVER VALLEY PEDAL TRACTOR PULL
Jaycee Park parking lot behind main stage
Saturday, 11:00 AM

*ANIMALS OF THE ST. CROIX VALLEY
Jaycee Park Main Stage
Saturday, 11:00 AM
Representatives from Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center will bring live native animals including reptiles, amphibians, and birds of prey, and discuss their place in the Hastings area ecosystem!

*CARPENTER ST. CROIX VALLEY NATURE CENTER
Jaycee Park
Saturday, NOON - 4:00 PM
Come see, hear and learn more about reptiles, amphibians and birds of prey.  Near the Hastings Community TV booth.

*TRICIA & THE TOONIES
Sponsors:  MPCA & Dakota County Board of Commissioners.
Jaycee Park Main Stage

Saturday, 12:30-1:30 PM

*THE FACTORY "MEGA JUMP" SHOW
Jaycee Park
Saturday, 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00 PM, with youth clinics between shows.
High Action BMX Bike & Skateboard show.

*YMCA KIDS PROGRAM
Location:  Jaycee Park Main Stage

Saturday, 1:30 PM

RIVERTOWN DAYS BINGO
Hastings Area Senior Center, 310 River Street
Saturday, 1:00-2:30 PM
Bingo for the community.  Children 17 & under must be accompanied by an adult.  Ten games will be played.  3 cards for $.25, 1 fo $.10.

*SHOCKWAVES WATERSKI SHOW
Jaycee Park
Saturday, 2:00 PM

*VOLTAGE
Jaycee Park
Saturday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM


*GB LEIGHTON             

Jaycee Park Main Stage
Saturday, 7:00 PM - FIREWORKS.
For more than a decade & eleven studio albums, Leighton and his six piece band have been entertaining crowds at rock clubs and festivals.  Recently named as a Top 10 Country Artist to watch by Billboard.com.
http://www.gbleighton.com/
GB Leighton

GET NUTS
Location: The Busted Nut,
118 2nd Street East
Saturday, 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Live music featuring "Nick Fox."

COLISEUM SPORTS BAR & GRILL
Location:
1840 Vermillion Street
Saturday, open 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM, Kitchen open until 10:00 PM; kids 12 & under eat free (one per adult meal).
Rowdy Cowboy Show - Saturday, 9:00 PM to close. 21+
A mix of music, dancing, witty banter, crowd interaction, Jack Daniels girls, Line Dancing and tons of fun!

DUGGIES TENT DANCE
Location: Dugarel's Burgers & Wings,
3475 Vermillion Street
Saturday, 8:00 - Midnight
Live music featuring "The Tim Sigler Band."

*FIREWORKS DISPLAY
Jaycee Park
Saturday, 10:00 PM weather permitting.  There is not a rain date. 
Best viewing area is Jaycee Park.

*BEER AND WINE GARDEN HOURS
Jaycee Park
Saturday Noon - 11:00 PM
By the City of Hastings Ordinance, alcohol may only be consumed in the designated beer garden area and individuals must be wearing a Rivertown Days issued wristband to consume alcohol. No outside alcohol is allowed.

SUNDAY, JULY 19

BASS SLAM
Sponsor:  Bass Wackers
Jaycee Park
Saturday, 6:00 AM
Bass fishing tournament.  To sign up contact B. J. Marzen at (651) 248-3944.

DOCK DOGS NORTHERN STARS
Jaycee Park
Saturday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dock Dogs are again bringing the sport of Dock Jumping to Rivertown Days, featuring competition in Big Air Wave, Speed Retreival and Extreme Vertical.  More information at www.dockdogs.com.

*FISHING FOR LIFE TROUT POND
Location:  Jaycee Park

Sunday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Trout pond and fish cleaning demonstrations.

37TH HASTINGS RIVERTOWN DAYS TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Sponsors: Hastings Tennis Association & Hastings Women's Tennis League
Roadside, Senior & Middle School Tennis Courts
See Thursday listing for details.

DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK SALES
Sponsor:  Downtown Business Association
Mainstreet (2nd Street East)
Sunday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR                                                          
Location: LeDuc Historic Estate, Highway 61 & 17th Street. 
Sunday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

MUSIC MINISTRY BY THE RIVER                                                          
Jaycee Park Main Stage 
Sunday, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.

CARNIVAL
Jaycee Park
Sunday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

EAGLES ACTIVITIES
Sponsor:  Fraternal Order of Eagles 2212
Location:  Eagles Club,
1220 Vermillion Street
Hamburger Sales 11:00 AM until gone.  Eat in ONLY.

RIVERTOWN DAYS PARADE
Sponsor:  Allina Health                          

Sunday at Noon

Location:  Begins at 10th & Ramsey Street, heading north on Ramsey to Second Street.  At Second Street the parade will go west through Downtown and under the bridge to Eddy Street, where it will proceed south and end at 4th Street. DO NOT SIT  AT ALONG EDDY BETWEEN 4TH & 5TH STREET (WILSON PARK), the parade ends at 4th & Eddy.  Extra blocks are marked with parade route signs to allow for line-up and unloading areas.

MUSIC ON THE RIVER
Jaycee Park Main Stage
Sunday, Noon - 3:00 PM.
Music provided by "My Music Matters" radio show, with Kelly Casey.

MINNESOTA REALISTS FINE ART SHOW
Sponsor:  Hastings Art Center
Location: 
216 East 4th Street
Sunday 12:00 - 5 PM
See Friday listing for details.

YMCA DUCK RACE
Sponsor:  The Y in Hastings
Vermillion River near County Road 46 bridge on Bike Path.
Sunday, 3:00 PM.
Instead of plastic ducks, watch Community leaders float down the Vermillions River in duckie innertubes! Raffle tickets available to purchase at The Y in Hastings.  Pick the right duck to win and you will be eligible for 1 of 10 great prizes.

HASTINGS SINGS FINALS
Jaycee Park Main Stage.
Sunday, 3:30 PM.
Featuring finalists from qualifying event.  Winner will represent Hastings at the Minnesota Sings State Competition.

COLISEUM SPORTS BAR & GRILL
Location:
1840 Vermillion Street
Sunday, open 4:00 PM to close.
Free bargo at 6:00 PM, be there by 7:00 PM to get a free card.  Come Sunday Funday and win up to $1000.

BEER AND WINE GARDEN HOURS
Jaycee Park
Sunday Noon - 5:00 PM
By the City of Hastings Ordinance, alcohol may only be consumed in the designated beer garden area and individuals must be wearing a Rivertown Days issued wristband to consume alcohol. No outside alcohol is allowed.     

  
 
 
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