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).
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.
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!
August 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 16, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Thriving collectors market for reused bags and fabric as remnants from feed, flour and sugar sacks re-purposed into clothing and other household objects, this market continues today. This exhibition explores recycled fabrics into clothing and quilts drawn from K-State's collection of Historic Costume and Textile Museum.
August 15, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 23, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art
Enrico Isamu Oyama grew up in Tokyo and has worked in New York since 2011. “Ubiquitous” surveys how Oyama channeled his interests in Tokyo and American street cultures, Western abstract art and Japanese calligraphy to create Quick Turn Structure (QTS), his signature expression. Wide range of creative platforms include painting, digital media, sound and fashion.QTS gives visual form to the mixed-race, multicultural, transnational experiences in today’s world of fluid borders and inter-connectivity.
September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 9, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
In her sculpture, Sayaka Ganz uses reclaimed plastic objects such as discarded utensils as a painter uses brush strokes. Ganz describes her style as “3D impressionism," as the recycled objects appear unified at a distance but at close proximity, individual objects are discernable. Ganz was born in Japan and grew up in Japan, Brazil and Hong Kong. She holds a master of fine arts degree in sculpture from Bowling Green State University.
October 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - April 1, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Exhibition explores complexity of borders and frontiers in the Midwest through the work by artists Artemio Rodríguez and Fidencio Fifield-Perez. Rodríguez's practice transcends the boundaries of printmaking, and engages the public through mobile printmaking studio/gallery, the GraficoMovil. Born in Mexico and raised in the U.S., Fifield-Perez explores issues of migration, labor, and the politicization of borders through the manipulation of maps, newspaper cuttings and paper.
November 4, 2017 - December 30, 2017 @ SNW Gallery
Strecker Nelson West Gallery offers unique and original art for unique and original people in life. SNW represents the region's finest artists, and presents pieces by Bo Bedillion, Ann Carter, Kim Casebeer, Jim Coffman, Anne Egitto, Lorrie Eigles, Ralph Fontenot, Andrea Fuhrman, Kristin Goering, Heather Smith Jones, Jim Jones, Cally Krallman, Joe Loganbill, Carol McCall, Danny Meisinger, Owen Oertling, Nora Othic, Nancy Teague, Jean Terry and Diana Werts, with a new consignment of watercolors by Gene Ernst.
November 5, 2017 - December 24, 2017 @ Manhattan Arts Center
The galleries at MAC are filled with handmade artwork from 85 local and regional artists. It's a great time to find unique, affordable gifts for friends, family, co-workers, and yourself. Open daily November 5 - December 24. Closed Thanksgiving Day - November 23.
November 18, 2017, 12:00 PM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store
Cecilia Evans Clement began hooking rugs in 1985 and for the next 30 years developed her craft. “Turning into a ‘hooker’ about the age of 60 has been one of the most gratifying things I have ever done,” Clement says.
August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - January 14, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore 100-year history of 1st Infantry Division, from Big Red One founding to present day. Exhibit displays exceptional history of the 1ID in Tallgrass Gallery; chronicles five heroic soldiers through WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Gulf Wars, Kosovo conflict and today's military. For children, Camp Funston "boot camp" where kids can "train" alongside Rags, 1ID's WWI pooch mascot.
November 18, 2017, 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Keats Community Center
Free-will donation fundraiser to help support club projects in the community.
November 18, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Celebrate International Games Day with the rest of the world, play computer games, board games and much more! Check us out; don't forget to bring a friend.
November 26, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Ahearn Field House
Performance in storied Ahearn Field House by the Pride of Wildcat Land, the K-State Marching Band.
November 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Blocks, scarves, puppets and books make playtime more fun! Story time room available for toddlers, preschoolers and caregivers to play together.
November 30, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Visit exhibitions “Thrift Style” and “Reclaimed Creations.” Refreshments served.
November 17, 2017, 6:00 PM - November 18, 2017, 6:30 PM @ McCain AuditoriumAll Faiths Chapel
Weekend youth conference for middle/high school students hosted by Manhattan Christian College features dynamic worship, study and fellowship activities to help teens develop a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Unique activities planned specifically to meet needs for each age group.
November 21, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Bring your knitting, crocheting or other crafting project to the library; relax and visit with other crafters. Some supplies on hand, but you should bring something of your own to work on.
November 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
November 30, 2017, 7:30 PM - December 2, 2017, 9:00 PM @ Nichols Hall
Holiday showcase of exciting dance styles: jazz, tap, modern, ballet and African dance. Talented K-State students perform original pieces choreographed by faculty.
November 30, 2017, 9:00 PM - December 1, 2017, 12:00 AM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
High-energy "Brass 'n' Grass" sextet from Wichita. Eclectic blend of bluegrass, ska, punk and dixieland. Banjo, rhythmic guitar, mandolin, trombone, trumpet and standup bass. Driving rhythms that carry the force of a Kansas freight train.
November 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - January 1, 2018 @ Blue Earth Plaza
Manhattan Festival of Lights welcomes the holiday season as Blue Earth Plaza in southeast Manhattan is bathed in glorious lighting to usher in the celebration of the season. This is the fifth annual event that introduces the holiday season and brings our community together in celebration.
November 18, 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.
November 20, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Relax at the library on after-school Mondays. Meet new friends, play video games, make crafts and enjoy snacks. Stop by when you can and leave any time.
November 21, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
We have so many things to be thankful for. Library staff will present great stories and songs about gratitude.
November 21, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
At this social event for anime fans, you'll vote on an anime to watch on the big screen, then relax with crafts and refreshments. Cosplay is welcome but must be "G" rated and approved by library staff members.
November 24, 2017 - December 24, 2017 @ Manhattan Town Center
Santa photos available every day from Nov. 24 through Christmas Eve!
November 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
November 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Ahearn Field House
Cats won Big 12 opener in September at Norman, Okla. K-State has won seven of last eight in series; 88th meeting in series that dates to 1975.
November 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks out of the Big Sky Conference first meeting with K-State Wildcats.
November 22, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Ahearn Field House
Wildcats wrap up 44th season of varsity volleyball competition; play host to Mountaineers on Thanksgiving eve in Ahearn. K-State won two five-set matches in 2016 and leads series 8-3.
November 25, 2017, 1:10 PM @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium
K-State looks to extend its mastery over Iowa State Cyclones, as Wildcats have won eight consecutive games in long-running series. K-State has 47-49-4 mark in 100 meetings.
November 29, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
K-State won most recent meeting with Oral Roberts (2013), first game at Manhattan between the schools in 30 years; this will be sixth game of the series.
November 20, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ The Fellow
Presentation by Sheila Glasper of SEG Social Media Consulting. Discuss all things related to marketing and your small business. Open discussion with productive feedback from others in the room, and local marketing professionals. Discuss topics from industry news and trends to struggles, wins and new ideas in all of our marketing spheres.
November 21, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Stop by for one-on-one help with your technology questions and conundrums. No registration required; free to register if you intend to attend.
November 27, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ K-State Student Union
Nation's highest-ranking military officer appears at Kansas State University as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., delivers 177th Landon Lecture Series on Public Issues. The series was instituted in 1966 by former K-State President James McCain in tribute to former Kansas governor Alfred M. Landon.
November 23, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Triangle Park
Get the early-morning miles in to make room for turkey at this second annual MHK race sponsored by Manhattan Running Company. Start point in Aggieville at Triangle Park, through City Park to Poyntz Avenue, the mall and back again.
November 18, 2017, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Columbian Theatre
Go back to the elegant and timeless '20s; speakeasy-centered, classical, dazzling event with food, drink, and live music that features Grand Marquis band. Don’t miss out on special night to get dolled up and have a roaring good time!
November 19, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Iron Clad MHK
Uncorked Inspiration takes the excitement and fun of the popular paint and sip phenomenon to a whole new level. Fun evening to paint, drink your favorite beverage and create artwork. Neal Wollenberg leads the group to paint "Merry Snowman," and provide goofy-yet-entertaining art history anecdotes. Leave with knowledge of art techniques and an original painting. Bring your beverage of choice to enjoy as you paint.
November 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blue Earth Plaza
Celebrate the season in Manhattan, as the lighting ceremony brings to life the Blue Earth Plaza park area and Downtown Manhattan in festival lighting, with an appearance by the man himself, Santa Claus!
November 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Iron Clad MHK
Uncorked Inspiration takes the excitement and fun of the popular paint and sip phenomenon to a whole new level. Fun evening to paint, drink your favorite beverage and create artwork in comfortable environment. Neal Wollenberg leads the group to paint "Christmas Ornament," and provide goofy-yet-entertaining art history anecdotes. Leave with knowledge of art techniques and original painting.
Bring beverage of choice to enjoy as you paint.
November 28, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arrow Coffee Company
What's new in the world of sour beers? Exciting, limited edition offerings from Standard Beverage Co.