September 16, 2016, 8:00 AM - March 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Hale Library, 5th floor gallery
Marlin Fitzwater spent a decade in the White House, the only press secretary appointed by two presidents. The K-State alumnus has donated personal papers to the Richard L.D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at K-State Libraries. Highlights from the collection on display in Hale Library's fifth floor gallery.
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).
January 17, 2017 - January 31, 2017 @ Manhattan Town Center
An effort through the Adopt Kansas Kids program to highlight Kansas children who need forever homes.
January 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Exhibition explores Curry as student and early professional through more than 30 drawings, paintings and magazine illustrations. Never-before-viewed objects from Burr Living Trust of Lewisberry, Penn., will be a centerpiece of the installation. Exhibition organized by Beach Curator Liz Seaton and members of spring 2016 seminar, comprised of students from K-State and UMKC.
January 19, 2017 - January 22, 2017 @ Manhattan Town Center
Warm up with hot savings during the annual Winter Sidewalk Sale at mall stores.
January 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Join Straight Upp Creative Studio for entertaining night of crafts and wine.
Bring your favorite beverage, yummy snacks, enjoy step-by-step instruction with experienced and enthusiastic artist and leave with one-of-a-kind creation. Online registration/payment required; registration non-refundable. Guests can transfer registration but dates may not be switched. Straight Upp Creative Studio does not provide wine openers/cups; please bring your own or purchase one ($7).
January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore the science of how maize has evolved over thousands of years to become one of the country's most significant crops, and discover why it continues to surprise us today through eye-popping graphics, hands-on interactives and much more.
Explore the world of healthy eating with Max & Munch! Exciting opportunities to experience hands-on benefits of healthy eating habits! To My Plate and Beyond was organized by Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center and made possible through support of the American Dairy Association and Indiana's Dairy Farm Families. Sponsored by Via Christi Health.
January 25, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Arrow Coffee Co.
Suggested for adults 18-and-above. Instead of reading an assigned book, the creator of this national book club decided it would be more fun for everyone to bring whatever they were reading and hang out together. Manhattan is the first town in the Midwest to participate! Join friends from Manhattan Public Library at Arrow Coffee Co., for drinks, laughs and some good reading.
January 28, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Kansas Territory beer from Washington, Kansas, flows from the taps at Auntie Mae's in celebration of Jan. 29 Kansas Day. Meat raffle also highlights the event schedule.
January 29, 2017, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Celebrate Kansas' statehood and explore wonderful state symbols. Four interactive stations set up to learn about the pride of Kansas including the honey bee, bison, ornate box turtle and sunflower! Perfect for all ages.
January 19, 2017, 6:00 PM - January 22, 2017, 12:00 PM @ Four Points by Sheraton
Sessions include topics such as Building Your Brand with Lasting Impressions (Mary Jean Billingsley) and Values of an Auctioneer to Society (Marty Higgenbotham).
January 27, 2017 - January 28, 2017 @ National Guard Armory
Free dental clinic provided by Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation.
January 27, 2017 - January 29, 2017 @ Four Points by Sheraton
International Lions Club President Bob Corlew passes along his words of wisdom to Kansas Lions Club members as the group celebrates its 100th anniversary.
January 27, 2017, 12:00 PM - January 29, 2017, 10:00 AM @ Manhattan Conference Center
Conference packed with speakers, workshops and opportunities to connect. Keynote speakers Saturday (Jolene Brown) and Sunday (Steve Gilliland), 16 workshops and featured speakers and panels during lunch events.
January 31, 2017 - February 2, 2017 @ Manhattan Conference Center
Three regions of the Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) unite for meetings of this non-profit professional organization representing parks, recreation, and leisure industry in Kansas.
January 19, 2017, 9:00 PM - January 20, 2017, 1:00 AM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Four seasoned veterans of the music industry heavily influenced by groups such as The Ramones and The Replacements. Headlight Rivals is made up of artists from Manhattan.
January 20, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
New Orleans-based guitarist, singer, composer, producer and songwriter; Winslow-King's work is an eclectic mix that combines Mississippi delta blues, folk music, traditional jazz and roots rock & roll. An alchemical blend of contemporary ideas and styles from bygone eras produces sounds that are rustic and urbane, elegant and entirely his own.LWK has earned a reputation as a musician who delivers soulfully energetic and dynamic performances; named best blues performer in Gambit Magazine's Best of New Orleans. Sponsored by Lakeside Music and Manhattan Dental.
January 20, 2017, 8:15 PM @ The Hat
Casey Donahew has formed a solid base of loyal fans, and his latest release is "Double Wide Dream". Blacktop Road opens the show.
January 21, 2017, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ The Columbian Theatre
Acoustic brass-n-grass performance with mix of punk, bluegrass and dixieland. Local bluegrass band Serenity Stringband, four-piece band out of Abilene, will open.
January 24, 2017, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Fifty million people around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past to the island they last visited 20 years ago.The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship; everyone's having the time of their lives! With more productions playing internationally than any other musical, Mamma Mia! is the world's No. 1 show! Don't miss its farewell tour coming to McCain!
January 26, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Mix of blues and roots music from Kansas native Tyler Gregory.
January 27, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Hemisphere Room
Amanda Arrington, piano; Karen Large, flute; and Amy Rosine, soprano will perform musical pieces by Amy Cheney Beach.
January 28, 2017, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Russian National Ballet Theatre returns with production of Prokofiev's "Cinderella." One of his most popular and melodious compositions, "Cinderella" is the iconic tale of the virtuous servant girl who, with the help of her fairy godmother, is magically transformed, attends the royal ball, and captures the prince's heart. This ballet masterpiece, filled with sumptuous costumes, lush scenery, comical stepsisters and malevolent stepmother, will delight audiences.
January 30, 2017, 6:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Odd Squad series follows the extraordinary adventures of two young government agents who use math skills and teamwork to solve unusual cases (always brought forward by adults). Utilizing math to put things right when oddness strikes, they often find additional clues in the "Mathroom," a futuristic space that is just a teleport away. Perfect for ages 4-8.
January 30, 2017, 7:30 PM @ All Faiths Chapel Auditorium
Dr. Littrell is a University Distinguished Professor of Music at K-State and conducts the University Orchestra. Dr. Littrell adjudicates solo and orchestra contests and is a clinician and conductor throughout the country.
January 20, 2017, 1:00 PM - January 22, 2017, 4:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Participants experience educational and musical learning from nationally-acclaimed guest clinicians. Students offered opportunities to gain a sense of K-State's atmosphere. Three-day event includes six large ensembles, percussion ensembles, sectional rehearsals and master classes with K-State School of Music studio faculty. Weekend concludes with performances by six honor bands and their percussion ensembles on McCain Auditorium stage.To participate, students must be nominated by their director. 2018 clinic concert dates, Jan. 19-21.
January 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Straight Upp will provide step-by-step instruction for this one-of-a-kind event.
Yummy snacks and fun music will make for a morning full of laughs. Kids will leave with a one-of-a-kind creation! Online registration/payment required. Event designed for kids ages 0-10.Straight Upp will use images taken at the event on social media and advertising materials so please notify staff at the time of the event if you do not want your child's pictures used on social media or advertising materials.
January 23, 2017, 5:30 PM @ Kansas State University
Featured speaker: Edward F. Honestly Jr., president/chief operating officer at Best Harvest Bakeries, Kansas City. Reception co-sponsored by Cargill, College of Agriculture and Office of Diversity. Hosted by K-State Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) and College of Agriculture.
January 25, 2017, 10:30 AM @ Kansas State University
College of Business Administration welcomes Manuel Fernandez, senior partner at KMPG Dallas office.
January 25, 2017, 7:00 PM @ K-State Student UnionK & S ballrooms
Annual MLK lecture delivered by Rep. Roderick Houston (89th Dist.-Wichita). Followed by hot chocolate social sponsored by Staley School of Leadership Studies. Lecture and candlelight vigil hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, and the oldest MLK observance program at K-State (King was a member of the fraternity).
January 26, 2017, 11:30 AM @ K-State Alumni Center
Program features documentary "Black Tie White Tie: Every Family Has a Story Within the American Story". Speaker, Professor Lyle Gibson, will introduce film and participate in a Q&A period after film.
January 21, 2017, 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ K-State Recreational Complex
K-State Recreational Services and the Climbing Club present the Third Annual Climbing Competition! All skill levels are welcome (beginner/intermediate/advanced divisions). Due to space constraints, there will be two sessions of competition (check-in at the climbing wall). Raffle winners announced after event, approximately 6:30 pm.
January 27, 2017, 2:00 PM @ Ahearn Field House
Diversity Week observances conclude with laying of the wreaths at MLK Bust outside Ahearn Field House, where Dr. King spoke on Jan. 19, 1968.
January 21, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Mountaineers and coach Bob Huggins make fifth trip to Manhattan since joining Big 12 in 2012-13 season. West Virginia pulled off an overtime stunner early in 2016 conference season.
January 25, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Wildcats open two-game homestand against perennial national power Baylor Bears.
January 28, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Cats open second half of conference play before playing four of next five games, and six of next eight on the road.