On Saturday, Hagan visited the Children’s Defense Fund Event at the D.C. General Homeless Shelter. She enjoyed breakfast with children and volunteers. She offered remarks on the importance of education. She also promoted the importance of the Miss America scholarships and service to the community.
Hagan then traveled to the National Service Summit on the National Mall.
Saturday evening, Miss America she visited Bethesda Naval Hospital to meet with wounded warriors who have just returned from Afghanistan.
She also attended the Politico Inaugural Brunch on Sunday morning, visited with the Daily Beast for their Inaugural Brunch and attended the Google/Elle Inaugural Event.
Prior to Monday's event, she tweeted she was "about to witness history" and is "proud to be an American."