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The Hastings Museum and the Kool-Aid Days festival are separate entities, but we both celebrate the same delicious drink every August. This year the festival will take place at the Adams County Fairgrounds, and Saturday morning’s parade will be held in downtown Hastings. Here’s what’s going on at the Museum:

New! Museum hours for this year’s festival:
Friday, AUG 19, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday*, AUG 20, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Free outdoor activities: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday*, AUG 21, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Free outdoor activities: Noon – 4 p.m.
*New: Our free outdoor activities, including yard games and our Kool-Aid stand, are now offered only on Saturday and Sunday.

Back by Popular Demand!
Special pricing for all 3 days of the festival:
Museum Admission just $5 per person!
Films also discounted to $5 each, catch all three:

We hope to see you at the parade downtown on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. We’ll be participating as always!

And on Sunday–don’t miss the Egg Drop. Can you build a vessel around a raw egg so it survives being tossed from the roof of the Museum?