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
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 21, 2017, 7:00 PM - April 22, 2017, 9:45 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities, they must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.
April 22, 2017, 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo
Celebrate the Earth's amazing animals with family-friendly activities all afternoon. Free admission to military children (paid admission, adult military ID cardholder).
April 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Earth Day activites "in the meadow" outside Beach Art Museum. Join the celebration!
April 22, 2017, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Wildcat County Park
Celebrate Earth Day around campfire with storytelling, games, archery, creek/habitat exploration and more. Dinner entree included with price. Bring flashlights and wear clothes you won't mind getting dirty or wet, along with sense of adventure!
April 22, 2017, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Manhattan City Park
Shorty-only bulldog show. All dogs BBC registered; if abkc or bbcr registered, bring your papers to show and register for $20.
April 20, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 22, 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 21, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 23, 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. Dinner and the show? Opening Night (April 21) at the Columbian features delicious dinner catered by Friendship House!
April 21, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 23, 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. The quest brings them to strange places and into the company of strange characters, challenged to keep their heads on straight or die terribly weird deaths.Book & Lyrics by Eric Idle. Music by John Du Prez. 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 22, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House
Intimate night of Jazz with Dr. Wayne Goins and Friends. Seating limited. Make your reservations today!
April 22, 2017, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Concert canceled due to artist health reasons. McCain box office will offer ticket refunds or exchanges to all current ticket holders of this performance. Patrons can request ticket refund to valid credit card, or may exchange their tickets to another McCain Performance Series event.
April 22, 2017, 9:00 AM - April 23, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Wamego City Park
Vbrant tulip colors as backdrop for this craft fair with 150 craft and artisan vendors, food trucks, Inflatables for all ages, petting zoo, rock-climbing wall, children’s games and more. Spend time downtown and visit local historic landmarks. Also, beer garden sponsored by Oz Winery (417A Lincoln Street) and horseshoe tournament (Larry Collette, 785-456-5001).
April 22, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:45 PM @ Fancy Creek Range (Randolph area)
Instructional Shooting Clinic provides safe, comfortable environment for kids (8-15) to learn about BB guns, .22 rifles, black powder rifles and archery. Cost includes lunch, eye/ear protection, on-loan equipment use, ammunition, plus personal instruction by certified instructors, range safety officers and volunteers.
April 22, 2017, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Crafts, workshops, demonstrations, bounce house, face painting, Wonder Workshop and free lunch. You will find something for the whole family at ReStore!
April 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Celebrate Earth Day with story about special baby bison living on our prairie. Jill Haukos will read her children’s picture book "The Autumn Calf" which follows the true story of a bison calf born on Konza Prairie. Haukos is director of education for Konza Prairie Biological Station. Children in attendance will receive free book copy. Co-sponsored by Friends of the Konza Prairie and Manhattan Public Library. (Suggested ages, pre-K to 6th grade)
April 22, 2017, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Hale Library
Series of speakers and discussions on the role of Shakespeare and early literature across the disciplines and within the community. Sponsored in part by grant from Folger Shakespeare Library.
April 22, 2017, 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM @ Four Points by Sheraton
Midwest Open Geocaching Adventure is the world's largest geocaching competition. MOGA 2017 in Manhattan is the farthest west MOGA has traveled, and will be the first Mega Geocaching event held in Kansas.
April 21, 2017, 6:30 PM - April 23, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium
BatCats won 2016 season series at West Virginia, start second half of conference play with 16-game stretch at Tointon Family Stadium (only game played elsewhere April 25 at Kauffman Stadium vs. Arkansas).
April 22, 2017, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ 3rd & Poyntz intersectionManhattan Town Center west entrance
First-ever breast cancer research run in Manhattan as Willie Wildcat and K-State Marching Band start the festivities. Pink Party in parking lot at AJ's Pizzeria follows the race. Portion of proceeds will go to Kansas State University Johnson Cancer Research Center.
April 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Richard B. Myers Hall
Third annual Wildcat Warrior 5K race to boost moral, give back to military heroes and raise community awareness. Mostly flat course takes runners by all of K-State's campus military memorials. The Wildcat Warriors honor fallen Airman William Grimm, the only K-State grad who died in action during 1991 Gulf War.Wildcat Warriors is comprised of K-State students in pursuit of commission to the Armed Forces through campus programs.
April 22, 2017, 1:10 PM - 4:00 PM @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Wildcats come off 9-4 season and Texas Bowl victory; 15 spring practices culminate with annual Purple-White spring intrasquad scrimmage.