October 13, 2016, 8:30 AM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Riley County Historical Museum
Centennial celebration exhibit showcases 100-plus artifacts and photographs significant to the history of the Riley County community. Notable objects include a section of original seating from Wareham Opera House, penny-farthing bicycle owned by Guy Varney, hand-carved sunflower clock made from local wood for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.Many objects on view have been rarely exhibited. Centennial exhibition accompanied by series of programs (watch for announcements and check calendar).
February 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Photographic adventure and multifaceted representation of contemporary Kansas farm life. Mohr's photography challenges viewers to appreciate Kansas farmers with renewed vision.
March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - February 28, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Great War's influence on Dwight Eisenhower’s budding leadership abilities. World War I proved crucial to the making of this American icon and future president.
March 14, 2017 - July 1, 2017, All Day @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Friends of the Beach gift print artist Jason Scuilla was raised in Sarasota, Fla., and his drawings and prints have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the U.S. Scuilla serves as associate professor of art at Kansas State University.
April 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - October 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Hale Library fifth floor gallery
K-State Libraries joins 150th anniversary celebrations of Chisholm Trail. "Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy" exhibit with artifacts, books, maps and photos allows glimpse into Kansas' Wild West era and turbulent relationship with Texas cattle trade.
April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 30, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Rare artifacts and historic photographs of life along the Chisholm Trail to celebrate the trail's sesquicentennial. Learn origins of the cowboy boot, and how the phrase “real McCoy” became a familiar phrase in American lexicon. Legendary stories behind near mythical figures like Wild Bill Hickok and others. Dwight Eisenhower developed a love for all things western ... find out why. This lil' cowtown raised a President!
May 27, 2017, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Dillard's Parking Lot
Downtown Farmers Market of Manhattan has rich history of local producers with fresh meats, vegetables, breads and baked goods. Discover many local crafters with handmade jewelry, soaps, wood-carved items and other art mediums.
May 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - August 6, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Design Zone takes you behind the scenes to see how video game developers, music producers, roller-coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to do amazing things.
May 31, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, invite friends and enjoy step-by-step instruction with an experienced and enthusiastic artist.
May 31, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Arrow Coffee Co.
Suggested for adults 18-up; instead of reading an assigned book, the creator of this national book club decided everyone should bring their own current favorite to hang out together. Manhattan is the first town in the Midwest to participate! Join friends from Manhattan Public Library for night of laughs.
May 25, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
KC band returns to Mae's basement with select brand of bluesy roots rock.
May 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Colbert Hills
Colbert Hills introduces a summer music mix for Friday nights, continuing with Chappie and Dr. Wayne Goins! Full lineup of musicians upcoming. Don't forget lawn chairs!
May 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 26, 2017, 9:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium (baseball)Twin Oaks Softball Complex
Kansas State High School Activities Association hosts 2017 Class 3A state softball (Anneberg/Twin Oaks) and baseball (Tointon Family Stadium) tournaments.Thursday first-round softball: Field A, Central Heights vs. Riverton, 5 p.m.; Field B, Thomas More-Marian vs. Rossville, 5 p.m.; Field A, Perry-Lecompton vs. SE Saline, 7 p.m., Field B, Marysville vs. Cheney, 7 p.m.Thursday first-round baseball: Thomas More-Marian vs. Marion/Lost Springs-Centre, 11 a.m.; Cherokee Southeast vs. Eskridge-Mission Valley, 1:15 p.m.; Galena vs. Wichita Independent, 3:30 p.m.; Oskaloosa vs. Silver Lake, 5:45 p.m.
May 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Design Zone takes visitors behind the scenes to see how video game developers, music producers, roller-coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to accomplish amazing things.
May 27, 2017, 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM @ CiCo Park
Great Cajun-Creole culture convenes on CiCo Park. Live crawfish boil, alligator-on-stick, gourmet chef demos, Zydeco-gospel-country music, kids zone with inflatable bounce, magic show, storytelling, arts/crafts, games, local vendors and more. Gator man Gabe Giffon and his alligator friends provide information on gator life and Louisiana endangered species. An adventure, you don't want to miss! Portion of ticket sales and event proceeds donated to Salvation Army and The Temple of Peace Church. Three stages for consistent family entertainment: Bayou, Bourbon Street and Lagniappe Stage performances.