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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (7)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (3)
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  5. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (3)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Celebrating 100 Years of History and Heritage: Riley County Historical Museum

    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).

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  2. Eisenhower and the Great War

    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.

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  3. Jason Scuilla: Porta Magica

    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.

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  4. Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy

    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.

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  5. Chisholm Trail 150th: The Cowtown that Raised a President

    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!

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  6. Strecker Nelson West Gallery: Golden Valley, Endless Skyway

    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.

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  7. Youth Builds A Better World

    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.”

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Community Events

  1. Design Zone/Brain Teasers Exhibit

    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.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Kicker Country Stampede

    June 22, 2017, 2:00 PM - June 24, 2017, 11:00 PM @ Tuttle Creek State Park

    22nd Country Stampede has another tremendous lineup headlined by Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson, Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion. Performers include Big & Rich, Brothers Osborne, Maddie and Tae and more. Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan plays host to the biggest 3-day music festival in the Midwest. One hundred-thousand attendance; non-stop entertainment.

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  2. Gypsy

    June 23, 2017, 7:30 PM - June 25, 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.

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  3. Arts in the Park concert: Not A Planet

    June 23, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Larry Norvell Band Shell

    "Smoke Bombs & Cigarettes: The History of Now" is the latest album release from Not A Planet. The Deli website magazine music review suggests this KC trio "brings one hundred and ten percent of their energy to every show they play."

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Festivals & Parades

  1. Kicker Country Stampede

    June 22, 2017, 2:00 PM - June 24, 2017, 11:00 PM @ Tuttle Creek State Park

    22nd Country Stampede has another tremendous lineup headlined by Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson, Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion. Performers include Big & Rich, Brothers Osborne, Maddie and Tae and more. Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan plays host to the biggest 3-day music festival in the Midwest. One hundred-thousand attendance; non-stop entertainment.

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For the Kids!

  1. Summer Art Camp: Week 3

    June 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 23, 2017, 12:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio

    Campers learn basic art skills: color mixing, paint with artist paint brushes and drawing with pencil, marker and more. Summer Art Camp designed for campers of all skill levels. Teachers are skilled to adapt projects and work with variety of skill levels. Campers have presentation for parents at end of Friday class.

    Teacher-led, themed weekly projects use products that include paints, pottery, collage and much more. Straight Upp offers multiple camps throughout summer.

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  2. Preschool Storytime

    June 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Pre-K kids ages 3 hear engaging stories, rhymes and silly songs based on weekly theme. Every session features interactive activities, includes parachute or shakers. Don't miss this great storytime! Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.

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  3. Zoofari Tails Storytime

    June 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:59 AM @ Sunset Zoo

    Zoofari features frog and salamander stories presented by Sunset Zoo staff. Children also explore interesting animal artifacts from the zoo, such as furs, feathers and skulls! Zoofari's popularity may require extra time to park; we'll start a few minutes after 10 a.m.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Rossville Rattlers at JC Brigade

    June 22, 2017, 7:00 PM - June 23, 2017, 10:00 PM @ Rathert Stadium

    Brigade swept an early-season matchup from Rossville and return home for Thursday-Friday two-game series, with 10 of next 12 Mid-Plains League games at Rathert Stadium.

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Special Events

  1. Kicker Country Stampede

    June 22, 2017, 2:00 PM - June 24, 2017, 11:00 PM @ Tuttle Creek State Park

    22nd Country Stampede has another tremendous lineup headlined by Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson, Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion. Performers include Big & Rich, Brothers Osborne, Maddie and Tae and more. Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan plays host to the biggest 3-day music festival in the Midwest. One hundred-thousand attendance; non-stop entertainment.

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