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).
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 @ 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!
June 3, 2017, 10:00 AM - August 19, 2017, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Celebrate summer tradition as SNW Gallery presents the annual landscape show.
June 6, 2017, 10:00 AM - August 5, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Drawn from Beach Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition investigates how educational experiences allow young people to explore options and develop talents to build a better world. In conjunction with Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading theme “Building a Better World.”
May 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - August 6, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Design Zone takes you behind the scenes to see how video game developers, music producers, roller-coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to do amazing things.
June 22, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Iron Clad MHK
Uncorked Inspiration takes the excitement and fun of the popular paint and sip phenomenon to a whole new level. Join this fun evening of painting while you drink a favored beverage and create artwork in a comfortable environment.
June 22, 2017, 2:00 PM - June 24, 2017, 11:00 PM @ Tuttle Creek State Park
22nd Country Stampede has another tremendous lineup headlined by Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson, Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion. Performers include Big & Rich, Brothers Osborne, Maddie and Tae and more. Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan plays host to the biggest 3-day music festival in the Midwest. One hundred-thousand attendance; non-stop entertainment.
June 22, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bluemont Hotel
Live music in the Bluemont Lounge features M31, six-piece MHK band that specializes in rock and roadhouse blues. Tallgrass Thursday ($1 discount Tallgrass cans).
June 22, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Coco Bolos
Live music by regional acts from Bolos patio with reduced-price beer specials.
June 22, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Butt-kickin', name-takin', honky-tonk style band plays rip roarin', grit snortin' traditional country music.
June 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 23, 2017, 12:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Campers learn basic art skills: color mixing, paint with artist paint brushes and drawing with pencil, marker and more. Summer Art Camp designed for campers of all skill levels. Teachers are skilled to adapt projects and work with variety of skill levels. Campers have presentation for parents at end of Friday class.
Teacher-led, themed weekly projects use products that include paints, pottery, collage and much more. Straight Upp offers multiple camps throughout summer.
June 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Storytime designed for infants and young toddlers with parents/caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.
June 22, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Pre-K kids ages 3 hear engaging stories, rhymes and silly songs based on weekly theme. Every session features interactive activities including parachute or shakers. Don't miss this great storytime! Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
June 22, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Library staff read stories and lead games. Registration not required; due to space limitations please attend only one club session per week. Grade levels refer to the grade children will enter in the fall.
June 22, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Library staff read stories and lead crafts and games. Registration not required; due to space limitations please attend only one club session per week. Grade levels refer to the grade children will be entering in the fall.
June 22, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Teens 7th - 12th Grade, Do you want to have a say about what's going on at the library? Join our TLAB (Teen Library Advisory Board)! No signup is necessary. Just show up and join the conversation!
June 22, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Eight community members will give eight-minute presentations on inspirational topics.
June 22, 2017, 7:00 PM - June 23, 2017, 10:00 PM @ Rathert Stadium
Brigade swept an early-season matchup from Rossville and return home for Thursday-Friday two-game series, with 10 of next 12 Mid-Plains League games at Rathert Stadium.