August 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art
Traveling exhibition of richly colored prints the first solo exhibition of Norma Bassett Hall’s work since her death in 1957. Hall was the only female founding member of the Prairie Print Makers, Kansas-based organization established during Great Depression to promote American artists’ work. Joby Patterson, Eugene, Ore., guest curator.
August 24, 2018 - October 27, 2018 @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Stop in to see new works on the theme "People and Places," with an opening reception on August 24th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Featuring works by Pat Abellon, Zak Barnes, Margaret Buie, Ann L. Carter, Sienna Clark, Clare Fallon, Brenda Fox, Linda Ganstrom, Colleen Gregoire, Anthony Benton Gude, Rita Guile, Rebecca Hoyer, Cally Krallman, Dean Kube, Lacey Lewis, Dean Mitchell, David Overmyer, Ryan Perry, Matthew Richter, Jennifer Schermerhorn, Barbara Waterman-Peters, and Chris Willey.
September 25, 2018 - December 22, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Zhang Hongtu trained as an artist in Beijing, China, lived through the Cultural Revolution between 1966 and 1976, and emigrated to New York City in 1982. Having now lived as long in the United States as in China, Zhang produces works that embody his hybrid cultural roots. His knowledgeable mash-ups of Chinese and Western cultures are sometimes amusing and always thought-provoking.
September 23, 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Hall lecture room
True-life story of girls’ high school step team set against background of the heart of Baltimore. All-female school reshapes futures of students’ lives by making it their goal to have every member of the senior class accepted to/graduate from college. An added feature with live dance performed by local step groups, including KSU dancers, prior to the film.
September 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Manhattan High School
The Kansas Supreme Court will conduct a special evening session in Manhattan as part of its ongoing outreach to familiarize Kansans with the high court, its work, and the overall role of the Kansas judiciary. Oral arguments before the Supreme Court are open to the public and may be viewed live in person or online. It will be the Supreme Court’s first visit to Manhattan in the court’s 157-year history, and it will be only the ninth time that the court will hear cases in the evening.
September 25, 2018, 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
The following establishments will be open and available to help you register to vote:
11:24 am to 12:56 Manhattan High School
11:30 am to 1:30 Manhattan Area Technical School
11:30 am to 1:30 Civics Plus
11:30 am to 2:30 Walmart (outside near west entrance)*
2:00- 4:00 Bluestem Grill (Next to Foundation Bldg. Kimball)
2:30-4:00 Walmart (outside near west entrance)*
4:00 to 6:00 pm Boys’ and Girls’ Club
4:00 to 6:30 pm Manhattan Public Library
September 26, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bosco Student Plaza; rain location: Union Courtyard, ground floor
Market features variety of handmade and homegrown items produced by members of K-State Family (students, student organizations and faculty/staff). Locally-grown produce, flowers/plants, flours, pancake mix, pottery/ceramics and more!
September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Taking an aTa bus? Use the MATC/CiCo bus stop!
Newly-released game demonstrations, open tables with a lending library of over 1000 board games, miniature strategy and collectible card game tournaments, and guided role-playing games at scheduled times. There will be booths with the sponsors, as well as area vendors and artists, and a silent auction for charity.
September 21, 2018, 7:30 PM - September 23, 2018, 9:30 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House
Stage version of this classic tale includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman. This "tale as old as time" tells of Belle and the Beast learning to love and earn love before time runs out.
September 21, 2018, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” comedian Trevor Noah makes his McCain Auditorium debut with a hilarious evening of comedy fresh on the heels of his latest stand-up special “Afraid of the Dark.” One of the world’s brightest comedic masterminds, Noah was the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on both “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “The Late Show with David Letterman.”
September 27, 2018, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
For more than 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group’s distinctive and powerful sound is influenced by a diversity of musical styles and manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid. Co-founder Kim Wilson, sole original member, still spearheads the group. In addition to Wilson, the current Thunderbirds' lineup features Jay Moeller (drums), Johnny Moeller and Mike Keller (guitar) and Randy Bermudes (bass).
September 28, 2018, 7:30 PM - September 30, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into elegant lady features one of musical theater's greatest scores. Young flower girl Eliza Doolittle lives in the lowest rungs of Edwardian society. Professor Henry Higgins wagers that he can teach her how to speak like a proper lady, and an unlikely friendship flourishes. Winner of six Tony Awards (eight Oscars, film version). Directed by Penny Cullers.
September 28, 2018, 8:30 PM @ The Hat
Georgia singer-songwriter and guitarist whose latest album "Halfway Home" details the occasional drudgery of life on the road.
September 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ K-State Soccer Stadium
Wildcats welcome 2017 Big 12 regular-season champion Oklahoma State followed by a Sunday match with the Oklahoma Sooners. The Cowboys won eight of nine matches during the 2017 league season.
September 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ K-State Soccer Stadium
K-State concludes Big 12 opening-weekend action with the second of a two-game home stand against the Oklahoma Sooners. OU scored three consecutive second-half goals to prevail in the programs' first meeting (2017) in Norman.
September 29, 2018, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium
K-State is 9-5 against the Texas Longhorns in Big 12 era, and welcomes UT to Manhattan for ninth time in conference play; Cats have won seven of eight all-time MHK meetings. This will be Longhorns' first trip to Manhattan under coach Tom Herman. Texas won the 2017 matchup in Austin, 40-34 in double overtime.
September 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Mike Ahearn Field House
Wildcats look for revenge against TCU Horned Frogs, which swept 2017 matches in Fort Worth and Manhattan. Cats' next three October home matches all played on Wednesdays against Iowa State, Kansas and Oklahoma.
September 22, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fire Station Auditorium,
Regional legislators report on 2018 Legislative session and provide preview of issues faced in 2019. League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
September 23, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library Auditorium
Analyze photos to determine time frame as to when photos were taken. Presented by Barry Michie, RCGS President; Marla Day, Curator, Historic Costume and Textile Museum, Dept. of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design; Tom Parrish, Photographer, Emporia.
September 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Talk20MHK is a collaborative project of UFM Community Learning Center and Manhattan Public Library. The goal of Talk20MHK is to build strong community connections and give individuals a platform to share their knowledge, stories and skills with others in the community. Each presenter shares their topic through 20 images; 20 seconds each. There will be time for questions at the end of the event.
September 22, 2018, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ 3rd & Poyntz Avenue intersection
Bleeding Kansas isn’t about crushing the will to continue, it’s about challenging riders' endurance. 2018 is the inaugural staging of the Manhattan bicycle event.
September 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Peters Recreation Complex
Fun route through campus for 5K run sponsored by the Wildcat Wellness Coalition of Kansas State University. Proceeds benefit wellness programs and initiatives for K-State students.
September 22, 2018, 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM @ Manhattan City Park
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!
September 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Konza Prairie
Grueling endurance racers, this race is designated for you at Konza Prairie hiking trails in the Flint Hills outside Manhattan. Event capped at first 300 registrants (120=25k; 180=10k).
September 30, 2018, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Wildwood Outdoor Adventure Park
Inaugural Wildwood Adventure Run 2-mile challenge course will test the most hearty endurance runners' stamina and toughness with obstacles along course and difficult terrain under ziplines. Limited parking available onsite; carpool if possible. Waivers onsite for under-18 (signed by parent/guardian). Bring non-perishable food item or monetary donation for Flint Hills Breadbasket. Sign up online at Wildwood Outdoor.
September 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - January 13, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
North American bison herds were long as much a part of the prairie as native grasslands. By the millions; as wide as the horizon. Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrates the bison's history and significance and spotlights important preservation efforts to strengthen the species' very existence on the Great Plains of Kansas.
Join an exciting start-finish line for the MHK Gravelduro. Last finisher approximately 7 p.m. with finish-line celebration followed by awards. Bleeding Kansas isn’t about crushing the will to continue, it’s about challenging riders' endurance. 2018 is the inaugural staging of the Manhattan bicycle event; gravel the fastest-growing segment of bike racing.
September 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ CiCo Park
Colton Dixon headlines the New Century Bank main stage at Flint Hills Praisefest. Jason Gray, Love & the Outcome and David Dunn additional entertainers for this full day of music, fellowship and fun for the entire family.
September 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - September 29, 2018, 12:00 AM @ Wareham Opera House
Join Team Michelle for an evening of wine and cupcakes to support finding a cure for breast cancer. Tickets include guided wine tasting with cupcake-and-cheese pairing and appetizers. Cash bar open all evening (raffle tickets available). Team Michelle, non-profit organization made up of committed group of family/friends dedicated to end breast cancer.
Big 12 home opener as Cats take on Horns. K-State welcomes Texas Longhorns to Manhattan for ninth time in conference play; Cats have won seven of eight all-time MHK meetings. This will be Longhorns' first trip to Manhattan under coach Tom Herman. Texas won the 2017 matchup in Austin, 40-34 in double overtime .