Over 500 people gathered throughout the day around Hastings on Friday, June 21 to celebrate Make Music Day, according to Parks and Recreation programming specialist, Paige Marschall Bigler.

There were 10 free performances held at six different parks around town from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The day had something for everyone, covering all genres of music from rock 'n' roll to dixieland jazz - including children's folk music.