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Novel Film Night with ‘Hidden Figures’ Book & Film

Join us Thursday, April 6, for a great film followed by a discussion of the movie and the book it was based on! Details below. Coordintaed with the Hastings Public Library. Movie at 6:15p, followed by a discussion. Discussion will likely conclude by 9:15p. No RSVP necessary! We hope you can come. Normal Theatre admission […]

Total Solar Eclipse

Don’t miss it: August 21, 2017! You’ll begin seeing the ‘first bite’ of the eclipse at 11:34 a.m. Totality begins at 12:58 p.m. and will last for two minutes and 14 seconds in Hastings. There’s so much to learn prior to the big day! This video explains the eclipse and some of the new terms you need […]

Hidden Figures, The true untold story

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race […]

WWII in Hastings Bus Tour Packages

Our bus tours are back! Join us April 9 or 23, for a great afternoon of history. Get a sense of what it was like to live in Hastings during one of its boom periods. The city’s population nearly doubled between 1942 and 1943. Where did they live and work? These tours often sell out, so […]

The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley

FREE Presentation | Saturday, April 8 • 2 pm She was described as the “greatest woman rifle shot.” A star attraction of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. A champion in a man’s sport, she changed ideas about the abilities of women in the 19th century. […]

Happy Birthday, Nebraska!

Saturday, April 22, 1-4pm We are celebrating Nebraska’s latest milestone with a family event featuring state history, activities, and historical characters from the Adams County Historical Society. Groups of all ages will be able to reenact an Oregon Trail experience and more. RSVP by Wed, April 19 Special Thanks to Adams County Historical Society for their […]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen is now the Empire’s lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing […]

The Lessons of Songbirds

April 29 & 30, Saturday & Sunday MAY IS NEBRASKA BIRD MONTH, and we are kicking it off with a film & More! ‘The Messenger’ is a visually thrilling tribute to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird! Saturday, April 29: 2 p.m. Stay after the film for a Presentation by Mary Brown! UNL Assistant […]

Honorable Mentions

To commemorate Nebraska’s 150th year of statehood, the Hastings Museum and the Adams County Historical Society have teamed up to install a new exhibit, Honorable Mentions: 150 Years of Adams County History. The exhibit will honor past and present citizens of Adams County who have had an impact on the county and the state of […]

Experience Life on the Wing with ‘Earthflight’

Earthflight (in 2D & 3D) is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial techniques and state-of-the-art cameras deliver the reality of flying right alongside birds as we join a variety of different species on their seasonal journeys. As we fly with […]

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