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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Conventions & Meetings (1)
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  5. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (1)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Marlin Fitzwater: From Wheat Fields to White House

    September 16, 2016, 8:00 AM - March 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Hale Library, 5th floor gallery

    Marlin Fitzwater spent a decade in the White House, the only press secretary appointed by two presidents. The K-State alumnus has donated personal papers to the Richard L.D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at K-State Libraries. Highlights from the collection on display in Hale Library's fifth floor gallery.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. MARFA Texas: Collections

    February 12, 2017, 12:00 PM - March 26, 2017, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store

    Suzie Aron and photographer Kenny Johnson have curated this exhibit that allows viewers to share in the benefits of Donald Judd’s exquisite work and entrepreneurial spirit in a remote rural town in Texas. Photographs by Suzie Aron. Additional photographs by David Dowell, Kenny Johnson and Flint Hills community.

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  6. USD 383 Early Expressions Student Art Show

    February 15, 2017, 10:00 AM - February 18, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    School district’s students artwork on display in UMB Theater. Sponsored by Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools Foundation.

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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. Bring a date to the zoo month

    February 1, 2017, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2017, 5:00 PM

    Buy one adult admission and get one free; perfect for a date with the little lovebird!

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Kansas Seed and Crops Conference

    February 17, 2017 - February 18, 2017 @ Manhattan Conference Center

    Kansas Crop Improvement Association 2017 annual meeting

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Til Death Do Us Part Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

    February 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Eleven Fifteen Venue and Urban Garden

    When a member of the wedding party is murdered, it may be happily never after in this nuptial nightmare. Trade clues with guests and help the hapless couple figure out whodunnit so they can say 'I do' before the wedding hour passes! Wear ridiculous wedding attire and make the couple's special day even more special.

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For the Kids!

  1. Adventure Camp: Food Culture (grades 3-6)

    February 17, 2017, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Children will learn how culture affects eating habits. We’ll travel through different countries and regions in the US, try new foods and have some fun food challenges. Adventure Camp is a unique program offered at both Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo throughout the school year. Child's age determines camp location (when offered at both sites).

    Children may be dropped off at 7:30 a.m. each session. Pick up for half-day registration noon to 12:15 p.m.; pick up for full-day registration 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Day registrants must bring sack lunch. Pre-registration required.

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Special Events

  1. Taste of Colbert Hills

    February 17, 2017, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Colbert Hills

    Doc's Ukulele Orchestra is feature performer for fun evening of food and music. Mike Greim Music another performer for this special evening at Colbert Hills. Greim is little bit country, little bit rock-n-roll and oldies with some pop hits mixed in.

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