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 @ 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!
June 3, 2017, 10:00 AM - August 19, 2017, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Celebrate summer tradition as SNW Gallery presents the annual landscape show.
June 6, 2017, 10:00 AM - August 5, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Drawn from Beach Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition investigates how educational experiences allow young people to explore options and develop talents to build a better world. In conjunction with Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading theme “Building a Better World”.
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.
June 9, 2017, 5:00 PM - June 11, 2017, 4:00 PM
Tour new and remodeled homes; start anywhere on tour and go to homes you wish. Tour home addresses for 16 Manhattan homes, three in Wamego and one in Clay Center listed at the Flint Hills Builders website.
June 10, 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.
June 10, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ CiCo Park
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan hosts third annual Little Apple Duck Dash race at CiCo Park. Enjoy a summer day in the park with local vendors and prizes!
June 10, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Aggieville Business District
Annual Taste of the Ville features 21 restaurants in 2-hour smorgasbord of food and fun. Enjoy samples of the best food Aggieville has to offer and support local philanthropy focused on women's education. Tickets purchases at Shear Dynamics (1125 Laramie St.).
June 10, 2017, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Bluemont Hotel
40th MHK class reunion; Saturday entertainment provided by local DJ with hors d'oeuvres and cash bar.
June 2, 2017, 7:30 PM - June 11, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Great Plains Theatre
Young woman decides she wants her father to walk her down the aisle; except she doesn't know who the father is! All three potential fathers invited to the wedding without knowledge of her mother. Worlds collide on tiny Greek island in musical extravaganza!
June 9, 2017, 7:30 PM - June 11, 2017 @ Columbian Theatre
Quiet, reserved girl begins transformation from shy, little Louise to the sexy and sophisticated “Gypsy Rose Lee”. Sponsored by Bank of the Flint Hills. Join us Opening Night for delicious dinner catered by Friendship House!
June 10, 2017, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM @ Deer Horn Ranch (Geary County)
2017 Signature Event theme “Chisholm Trail” celebrates 150th anniversary of famous trail that brought cattle from Texas to Kansas in years following Civil War. As in years past, Kansas City Symphony will perform sunset concert. Limited number of Patron Packages available to financially support the organization and have premium concert vantage point. Wide ranging sponsorship opportunities available (620-273-8955). GA tickets for 2017 Symphony have sold out.
June 10, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Enjoy sizzling night of laughs as eight comedians roast one another relentlessly. Audience participation encouraged; cheer on your favorite roasts and help decide who will advance to the October championships at Laughapalooza comedy festival!
June 10, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
A lively storytime with great picture books, action songs, and music. Families are encouraged to attend together, and an adult caregiver must attend with children ages 2 and under.
June 10, 2017, 2:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Children can try out Sphero robots or work with Little Bits STEM kits. Even young children can explore this fascinating technology. Suggested for ages 4 and up.
June 8, 2017 - June 11, 2017 @ Blue Earth Plaza
The Little Apple hosts the fifth Kandango K2r for an all new, four-day, hub-and-spoke ride in the scenic Flint Hills. Registration includes four days of supported bike rides, t-shirt and ticket to the Kandango BBQ Extravaganza.
June 10, 2017 - June 11, 2017 @ Anneberg Park/Twin Oaks Sports Complex
Midwest Sports Production 8-18 USSSA fast-pitch softball tournament.
June 10, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Aggieville
Roam the streets of Manhattan's nighttime entertainment district and enjoy tasty morsels from Aggie eateries. Purchase tickets at Sheer Dynamics Salon and Spa, 1125 Laramie Street. The 'Ville!
2017 Signature Event theme “Chisholm Trail” celebrates 150th anniversary of famous trail that brought cattle from Texas to Kansas in years following Civil War. As in years past, Kansas City Symphony will perform sunset concert. Limited number of Patron Packages available to financially support the organization and have premium concert vantage point.Wide ranging sponsorship opportunities also available (620-273-8955). Tickets for 2017 Symphony available now.