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.
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 3, 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 3, 2017, 10:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Explore different cultures with hands-on activities, artifacts and community members. Teens are invited to decorate library windows. Everyone is encouraged to sign up for summer reading to earn free prizes.
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 3, 2017, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Dwight D. Eisenhower campus grounds
Annual D-Day Commemorative Concert in Abilene includes food vendors, displays with pop-Up "museum without walls" and music from 1st Infantry Division Band, Salina Symphony and more.
June 3, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lincoln Ave.
Explore art of several Columbian artists along with live band and beer garden.
June 3, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Anneberg Park
Only youths who attended Friday introductory session may fish. Lake stocked with 700 channel catfish. Enrolled youths will receive a free rod and reel to keep. Six awards will be given: Smallest fish, heaviest fish, heaviest stringer (3 fish). Free pizza lunch after awards ceremony.
June 3, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Rathert Stadium
2016 Cowdin Cup champions of the Mid-Plains League open '17 season at Rathert Stadium.
June 3, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo
An evening to benefit Sunset Zoo, as patrons get to stroll zoo trails and sample varieties of wines and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Enjoy live music and even the zoo's usual residents. This popular community fundraiser is hosted by the Friends of Sunset Zoo.