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).
January 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Exhibition explores Curry as student and early professional through more than 30 drawings, paintings and magazine illustrations. Never-before-viewed objects from Burr Living Trust of Lewisberry, Penn., will be a centerpiece of the installation. Exhibition organized by Beach Curator Liz Seaton and members of spring 2016 seminar, comprised of students from K-State and UMKC.
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, All Day @ 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!
April 8, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 20, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Other Worlds presents artists' visions of New World and Old World lands and people; memories of childhood, imaginations of the fantastical.
April 8, 2017, 12:00 PM - May 13, 2017, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Open to artists 16 years/older; artists may submit up to four entries. Juried exhibit of 50 photographs by Kansas photographers located within 40-mile radius. Only digital submissions in three categories (people, nature, illustrative).
April 19, 2017, 4:00 PM - May 4, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Columbian Theatre, Swogger Art Gallery
Collection of works from Pawnee Mental Health Services
April 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Free afternoon of gallery activities and art projects for the whole family. Additional inspiration from National Endowment for the Humanities Picturing America print set. Co-sponsored by Headstart and College Hill Preschool.
April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Houston Street Ballroom
Chocolate & Tea fundraising event hosted by Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity. Designed to raise funds to support the affiliate at fun-for-all-ages afternoon to include silent and live auctions, chocolate fountain, coffee, tea, wine and goodies.
January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore the science of how maize has evolved over thousands of years to become one of the country's most significant crops, and discover why it continues to surprise us today through eye-popping graphics, hands-on interactives and much more.
Explore the world of healthy eating with Max & Munch! Exciting opportunities to experience hands-on benefits of healthy eating habits! To My Plate and Beyond was organized by Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center and made possible through support of the American Dairy Association and Indiana's Dairy Farm Families. Sponsored by Via Christi Health.
April 21, 2017 - April 28, 2017, All Day @ Kansas State University
Events on K-State campus support Earth Day; week-long events "hammocked" by Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 29). Green Week cultivates knowledge, promotes collaboration between 'green' groups and individuals, and celebrates achievements in sustainability. Activities include Ride 2 Campus with GAB (Green Apple Bikes) and Sustainability How-To Carnival for students and faculty to participate in carnival-style booths and games.
April 26, 2017, 11:00 AM - April 27, 2017, 1:00 PM @ Located outside of the K-State Student Union on the Union Terrace!
Student vendors and faculty/staff from K-State will be showcasing their food and craft items during our farmers' market. Groups include Milling Science, Farm Club, Feed Science, Potter's Guild, and many more! Come check it out for great produce, delicious treats and beautiful homemade crafts.
April 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, invite friends and enjoy step-by-step instruction with an experienced and enthusiastic artist.
April 26, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Arrow Coffee Co.
Suggested for adults 18-up; instead of reading an assigned book, the creator of this national book club decided everyone should bring their own current favorite to hang out together. Manhattan is the first town in the Midwest to participate! Join friends from Manhattan Public Library for night of laughs.
April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Town Center
Join us for free games and activities, including facepainting!
April 27, 2017, 8:30 AM - April 28, 2017, 5:30 PM @ Four Points by Sheraton
129th annual conference hosted by Riley County Fire District No. 1
April 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bluemont Hotel
Acoustic rock from Charlie Roberts on the Bluemont Hotel rooftop patio; Wine Wednesday with $4 glasses. Enjoy live music under fresh Manhattan evening skies.
April 26, 2017, 7:30 PM @ K-Staste Student Union, Main Ballroom
High-energy jazz bands rapidly gaining reputation as among finest in the region; provides entertainment for campus events.
April 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bluemont Hotel
Rockin' the boogie blues with M31 on the Bluemont Hotel rooftop patio; Tallgrass Thursday with $1 beer can discount (Tallgrass products). Enjoy live music under fresh Manhattan evening skies.
April 27, 2017, 7:30 PM @ K-State Student Union, Main Ballroom
Students showcase wide variety of big band and combo literature, including swing and other styles.
April 27, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ First United Methodist Church
Flint Hills Masterworks Chorale performs Brahms Nänie and Haydn's Mass in Time of War. Dr. Julie Yu conducts; Mary Ann Buhler, pianist. Soloists: Madison Boyer, Samantha Williams, Thomas Bell, Scott Schlender.
April 27, 2017, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
This presentation canceled because of transportation issues the "STOMP" troupe could not resolve. McCain box office will offer ticket refunds or exchanges to all current ticket holders of the performance. Ticket holders can request ticket refund to valid credit card, or gift certificate refund for use at another McCain attraction.
April 27, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 29, 2017, 10:00 PM @ Chapman Theater
Post World War I, fear of the deadly Spanish Flu illness fills town with paranoia. Once it spreads, citizens turn on one another in attempt to find scapegoat. Seven total performances at Nichols Auditorium, Mark A. Chapman Theater.
April 27, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Union Program Council and K-State Proud present Jon Bellion for Cattywampus: Third annual K-State Proud celebration and concert. A rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer New York, Bellion is known for hit singles "All Time Low," "Guillotine" and "80's Films" from the debut album The Human Condition. Valid K-State ID is required at the door for students.
April 27, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Wichita band mixes eclectic blend of bluegrass, ska, punk and dixieland in the Aggieville "underground" at Mae's.
April 28, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 30, 2017, 11:00 PM @ The Columbian Theatre
Modern take on Grease as jealousies, schedules and high school play auditions seem to conspire against young couple trying to find love. Sponsored by Imagemakers and Manhattan Broadcasting.
April 28, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 30, 2017 @ Manhattan Arts Center
Lovingly ripped off from 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend. King Arthur travels around England recruiting Knights of the Round Table. When he and his band of misfit knights finally gather in Camelot, they receive a charge from God to find the Holy Grail. Their quest brings them to strange places and into the company of equally strange characters, challenged to keep their heads on straight or die terrible deaths.Directed by Penny Cullers. 2005 Tony Award winner for Best Musical comedy. Not recommended for young children. Theatre season sponsor: CivicPlus. Platinum sponsors: Debbie Nuss & Brad Fenwick. In memory of Charlotte Edelman. Gold sponsor: Manhattan Broadcasting Company.
April 28, 2017, 8:15 PM @ The Hat
American musical duo combines southern rock with southern rap.
April 29, 2017, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Triangle Park
Manhattan Nonviolence Initiative presents first Harmony in the Hat outdoor music festival to celebrate life's commonalities and differences. Lineup includes: Melissa and Bob Atchison (folk/Americana), Yosakoi Dance Club (Japanese dance), K-State Latin jazz ensemble (Latin Jazz), Madame Groove (pop/soul), Headlight Rivals (pop/rock), Wayne Goins Combo (blues/R&B).
April 28, 2017, 12:00 PM - April 29, 2017, 9:00 PM @ Best Western Angus Inn
Kansas Wetlands Education Center hosts two-day birding festival for peak shorebird and waterfowl migrations at two wetlands of international Importance: Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Three guided birding field trips and Saturday evening program highlight the agendas.
April 25, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Teens in 7th - 12th grade, sign up for this workshop to learn how to get a great job or volunteer position for the summer. You will create a resume and learn how and where to apply for jobs. Bring a list of your experience and any extra-curricular activities, plus a flash drive to save your work. Registration is required.
April 28, 2017, 7:00 PM - April 29, 2017, 9:45 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.
April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
The Junior League of the Flint Hills wants to encourage kids to get their own library card! All you have to do is stop by the library today between 10 - 2, show that your child has a library card, and then select a book to keep. To sign up for a card, visit the Manhattan Public Library's website at www.mhklibrary.com or stop by the library anytime.
April 27, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Lively, interactive audience-driven discussion of paintings by African-American folk artist Horace H. Pippin. Author Janice Harrington shares poetry and reflections on the life and art of this astonishing painter. Book signing and reception follow. Harrington’s writing reflects her beginnings in rural Alabama, her life in the Midwest and her interests in cultural history, the natural world and visual arts. A former librarian, Harrington is professor of creative writing at the University of Illinois.
April 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Kansas Humanities Council and Manhattan Library Association sponsor discussion, part of the "Contemporary Immigration" in literature series. Micheleane Chance-Reay leads exploration of "Typical American" by Gish Jen. Extra copies of the book are available to check out at the library's Reference Desk. The discussion gets lively; it's not necessary to read the book beforehand. Snacks provided. (Registration appreciated to pre-determine attendance.)
April 30, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Manhattan Pubic Library Auditorium
Program reviews arguments pro and con for building Tuttle Creek Dam. Slideshow building dam from beginning to end. Native Riley Countian Kevin Larson (fourth generation narrates; Larson taught social studies at Riley County High School).
Sunday programs are open to public and free to attend.
April 27, 2017, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cox Brothers BBQ
Annual fundraising and awareness event benefits Meadowlark Parkinson’s Program. Hog roast buffet with beer garden, live country music with Bryton Stoll (6-9 p.m.) and Rock Steady 30-minute boxing demonstration. Purchase tickets for chance to win autographed Jordy Nelson Pro Bowl Jersey (Meadowlark Hospitality Desk, Verna Belle’s Café or online purchase).
Union Program Council and K-State Proud present Jon Bellion for Cattywampus: Third annual K-State Proud celebration and concert. Rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer, Bellion known for hit singles "All Time Low," "Guillotine" and "80s Films" from debut album The Human Condition. Valid K-State ID required at door (students).
April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:59 AM @ McCain Auditorium
Join fellow K-Staters to celebrate inauguration of Richard Myers as 14th president of Kansas State University. Reception immediately follows on Anderson lawn.
April 28, 2017, 6:30 PM - April 30, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium
Wildcats take week away from Big 12 play to go up against Arkansas, Abilene Christian and Wichita State for five-game, eight day April stretch. BatCats meet Arkansas at Kauffman Stadium (April 25), the only interlude in otherwise 16-game homestand. For ACU, this series sandwiches mid-week contests against Dallas Baptist and Texas Christian University.
April 29, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Manhattan City Park
Annual Walk MS event, fundraiser for National Multiple Sclerosis Society.