Final Potter book on sale midnight Friday

Jan Reed works at a register inside Hastings Tuesday surrounded by Harry Potter-related decorations, some hand-made, like the hanging books, created by employee Carmen Daspit. JC AMBERLYN/Miner

Jan Reed works at a register inside Hastings Tuesday surrounded by Harry Potter-related decorations, some hand-made, like the hanging books, created by employee Carmen Daspit. JC AMBERLYN/Miner

KINGMAN - Hastings is gearing up for the farewell book in the Harry Potter series this weekend. Hastings will be hosting a midnight release party Friday evening for the seventh and final chapter in the adventures of Harry Potter. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" will go on sale at 12:01 a.m. Saturday morning.

To celebrate this release, Rick Garland, Hastings store manager, said they would be holding a costume contest throughout the night. The winner of the contest will win a free copy of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." Trivia contests will also be occurring throughout the night for various door prizes.