August 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art
Traveling exhibition of richly colored prints the first solo exhibition of Norma Bassett Hall’s work since her death in 1957. Hall was the only female founding member of the Prairie Print Makers, Kansas-based organization established during Great Depression to promote American artists’ work. Joby Patterson, Eugene, Ore., guest curator.
August 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Stop in to see new works on the theme "People and Places." Featured works by Pat Abellon, Zak Barnes, Margaret Buie, Ann L. Carter, Sienna Clark, Clare Fallon, Brenda Fox, Linda Ganstrom, Colleen Gregoire, Anthony Benton Gude, Rita Guile, Rebecca Hoyer, Cally Krallman, Dean Kube, Lacey Lewis, Dean Mitchell, David Overmyer, Ryan Perry, Matthew Richter, Jennifer Schermerhorn, Barbara Waterman-Peters and Chris Willey.
September 25, 2018 - December 22, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Zhang Hongtu trained as an artist in Beijing, China, lived through the Cultural Revolution between 1966 and 1976, and emigrated to New York City in 1982. Having now lived as long in the United States as in China, Zhang produces works that embody his hybrid cultural roots. His knowledgeable mash-ups of Chinese and Western cultures are sometimes amusing and always thought-provoking.
October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Scenic prairies, bucolic farms and the architecture of Kansas’ agricultural industry, exhibition features more than 100 years of works by Kansas artists reflecting sense of place. Cornerstone for museum’s popular “Picturing Kansas” school tour program which integrates art, history, environmental and agricultural science, and language arts.
October 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - November 19, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Riley County Historical Society/Museum exhibition highlights local connection to ground-breaking work in food exploration and food safety recounted in “The Food Explorer.” RCHS/Museum also offering driving tour, “Where the Adventure Began: Touring the Home Town of the Food Explorers,” which begins Nov. 7. Self-guided driving tour available at Rileycountyks.gov/museum. Visit locations connected to David Fairchild and Charles Marlatt, food explorers/innovators with connections to Manhattan/Riley County. Global Food Systems Initiative coordinates the effort.
October 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ West Stadium Center
K-State women's basketball tip-off dinner features guest speaker Holly Rowe, ESPN broadcaster, Table sponsorships $500 (seating/dinner for eight) merit meet-and-greet session.
October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Cox Bros. BBQ
Delicious food at Cox Bros. BBQ with 10 percent of day's purchases contributed to Meadowlark Hill's Good Samaritan Fund. Proceeds assist residents who have depleted resources and allow continued quality of service, care and life enhancement. Raffle tickets available for 50/50 cash prize!
October 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - October 28, 2018, 4:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo
Trick-or-treat among the animals on five Sunset Zoo candy trails sponsored by local businesses and non-profit organizations. Family-friendly activities throughout the zoo, costume contest, live animal encounters and surprise inside the Nature Exploration Center.
October 28, 2018, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Liquid Art Winery and Estate
Liquid Art always dog-friendly, this special day set aside to enjoy drinks on the patios with your furry loved one; treats for them and drinks for you! Note: dogs must be leashed and remain outdoors.
October 31, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bosco Student Plaza; Rain location: Courtyard, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
The market features a variety of handmade and homegrown items produced by members of the K-State Family (students, student organizations, and faculty/staff).
Locally grown produce, flowers and plants, flours, pancake mix, pottery/ceramics, and more!
October 25, 2018, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, the San Francisco-based Grammy Award-winning ensemble Chanticleer celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2018. The group has sold well over a million albums and won two Grammy Awards.
October 25, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 27, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Purple Masque Theatre, Memorial Stadium (west side)
Described in the New York Times as "a smart and thorny Broadway anomaly," Straight White Men is a cutting but humane examination of human privilege and pain.
October 19, 2018, 5:00 PM - October 21, 2018, 4:00 PM
Flint Hills Area Builders Association Parade of Homes Tour this weekend. 18 beautiful homes nestled in the Flint Hills area from Manhattan to Wamego. Friday, Saturday, & Sunday October 19-21. Join us to explore some of the best homes built in the Flint Hills. Whether you're in the market for a new home, find ideas for your forever home or just want to see the fine work of our builders and craftsmen on display, we'd love to see you on the Parade.
October 21, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Join Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority for book-themed trunk-or-treating experience in library parking lot. Kappas support literacy for kids and this fun activity highlights the importance of books and reading. Children receive coupon for free prize when they return to the library. Event co-sponsored by Manhattan Public Library.
October 31, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Participating businesses in Historic Downtown Manhattan
Come downtown and trick-or-treat with our participating businesses!
October 31, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Westloop Shopping Center
All young people invited to dress in costume and receive treats from Westloop businesses and friends of Westloop. Trail begins in front of Bellus Academy where free treat trail maps are available. Once checked off by all the treat sponsors, map will serve as entry to prize drawings. More than 25 treat stops along Westloop trail.
October 31, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Stop by Legacy Realty of Kansas' office at 3901 Vanesta Drive, Suite A and register for a family movie night gift basket!
The 3rd Annual Grand Mere Village Trick or Treat will be a FRIGHTFULLY good time!
For convenience and safety reasons, all activity will take place in the Clock Tower Place business area. Bring your ghosts and goblins and participate in the trunk-or-treat.
October 31, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Manhattan Town Center Mall
Indoor, climate-controlled trick-or-treating for kids 12-and-under!
K-State women's basketball tip-off dinner features guest speaker Holly Rowe, ESPN broadcaster, Table sponsorships $500 (seating/dinner for eight) merit meet-and-greet session with Rowe, who will address attendees followed by coach Jeff Mittie.
October 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Mike Ahearn Field House
Wildcats play third consecutive Wednesday home match against OU, which won just seven matches during the 2017 campaign and dropped both matches to K-State.
October 25, 2018, 6:00 PM - October 28, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium
Wildcats close out October with annual Fall World Series (October 25-26, Oct. 28). Halloween ALS Awareness Game (Oct. 27) breaks the World Series succession, though all are intrasquad games. K-State's home opener set for Friday, March 1, 125 days from finish of fall drills.
October 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ K-State Student Union
Founder of the "Me Too" movement and social justice activist Tarana Burke will share the story behind the genesis of the viral 2017 TIME Person of the Year-winning movement. The #MeToo hashtag campaign has emerged as a rallying cry for people everywhere who have survived sexual assault and sexual harassment. Burke's powerfully poignant story will move, uplift and inspire attendees.
October 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Four unique voices converse about American Bison: tribal elder, historian, biologist and rancher. They share wide-ranging experiences and understanding of this magnificent American icon. Moderator James Sherow, Distinguished Professor of History at Kansas State University, leads panel in group discussion about cultural, historical, environmental and economic significance of America’s largest mammal. Audience questions at panel discussion conclusion.Moderator: Jim Sherow; Panelists: Curtis Kekahbah, Kaw Nation; Andrew C. Isenberg, Hall Distinguished Professor of American History, University of Kansas;
Donald W. Kaufman, Professor of Biology, Kansas State; Jerry Schmidt, Indian Creek Bison Ranch owner (Kansas Buffalo Association member).
October 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Manhattan's history of early medicine, doctors, nursing school, pest houses, ambulance service; discussion will show different hospital sites over time in Manhattan
October 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Colbert Hills Golf Course
18-hole tournament challenge from Colbert Hills' back tees, "the blacks." Golf cart, range balls, lunch, proximity prizes and skins game part of the allure for this fall tournament.
October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Bosco Student Plaza
Event to honor business college’s first dean, C. Clyde Jones, to benefit Shepherd’s Crossing. 5K race route through K-State campus; plus participants can enter four-person teams to compete.
October 27, 2018, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Wildwood Outdoor Adventure Park
Haunted wander though hills and trees of Wildwood Adventure park; along this fear-riddled path, dreadful encounters are worth the pain as this quest through the darkness quenches your thirst with tasty adult beverages provided by Manhattan's finest establishments. Due to the nature of this event, participants must be 21.
September 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - January 13, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
North American bison herds were long as much a part of the prairie as native grasslands. By the millions; as wide as the horizon. Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrates the bison's history and significance and spotlights important preservation efforts to strengthen the species' very existence on the Great Plains of Kansas.
October 8, 2018, 8:00 AM - November 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Gallery
Visit Kemper Gallery in K-State Student Union to view exhibition about UFM’s history, people and programs.
October 26, 2018, 8:00 PM - October 27, 2018, 1:00 AM @ Eleven Fifteen Venue and Urban Garden
What happens at Monster's Ball ... stays at Monster's Ball! Pick up friends and head out for night of dancing, cocktails and costumes. Tickets include venue access and awesome, DJ-featured music, bites and spooktacular drink specials. Dress to impress in your best Halloween costume. Prizes for best costume!
October 27, 2018, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Liquid Art Winery and Estate
Halloween at the winery! Candy-inspired ciders tapped for adults. Pints limited and trust that they will go fast! Wearing Halloween costumes highly encouraged.