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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (9)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (3)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (2)
  5. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (2)
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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. Mapping the Early Career of John Steuart Curry

    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.

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  3. Kansas Veterinarian at Work: A Portrait by Tom Mohr

    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.

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  4. 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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  5. Jason Scuilla: Porta Magica

    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.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Other Worlds

    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.

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  9. Manhattan Area Photographers Exhibit

    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).

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Community Events

  1. Maize

    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.

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  2. To My Plate and Beyond

    January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    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.

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  3. Free Storm Spotter Course

    April 13, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    It’s tornado season, so join the Flint Hills Discovery Center and National Weather Service to learn about weather safety. See what different cloud formations mean and what a dangerous sky can look like in the Flint Hills.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. ATID Showcase of Excellence

    April 13, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Showcase of Excellence runway show and mounted exhibit initiates the 13th annual Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design Student Symposium. The runway show and mounted exhibit provides K-State students and younger students (grades 7-12) opportunities to be selected to show their work to industry professionals.

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  2. Landshark Music Series: The Love Handles

    April 13, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Coco Bolos

    Live music from Bolos patio with reduced-price beer specials.

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For the Kids!

  1. Easter Bunny Photos

    March 31, 2017 - April 15, 2017, All Day @ Manhattan Town Center

    Drop in to Manhattan Town Center and get your kids' photos taken with the Easter Bunny! Easter Sunday is April 16.

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  2. STEM Club

    April 13, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Suggested for kids in K-third grade. How much do you know about the force of gravity? Hear stories about high-wire walkers, and even create our own balancing robot! No registration required.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Anthrax & Abattoirs: Archive of Col. Frank Caldwell Hershberger

    April 13, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Presentation by Keli Rylance, head of Morse Department of Special Collections, K-State Libraries. In 2016, K-State Libraries processed the personal archive of veterinary specialist Col. Frank Caldwell Hershberger. The collection documents his remarkable life: travels, horsemanship and service in two world wars.

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  2. Free Storm Spotter Course

    April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    It’s tornado season, so join the Flint Hills Discovery Center and National Weather Service to learn about weather safety. See what different cloud formations mean and what a dangerous sky can look like in the Flint Hills.

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Sports & Recreation

  1. K-State baseball

    April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM - April 15, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium

    Texas Tech comes to Manhattan for conference games 10-12 as Big 12 schedule reaches midpoint on Easter weekend (Thursday-Friday-Saturday games). Red Raiders won 2016 Big 12 title and reached NCAA tournament for second time in three years.

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