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.
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”.
June 26, 2017, 8:00 AM - August 11, 2017, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery
Exhibit organized by National Archives and Records Administration; traveled by National Archives Traveling Exhibits; presented in part by Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, in partnership with Kansas Masons. Featured images a small fraction of those taken by thousands of military photographers who were stationed in Vietnam and covered every aspect of the conflict.
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.
July 13, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Liquid Art Winery and Estate
Live summer music series as The Wildwoods play in outdoor Oak Grove Amphitheater nestled in Liquid Art and Estate Vineyard. Wine/hard cider available for purchase; Tasty Traveler food truck onsite. Bench seating provided (lawn chairs/blankets encouraged).
July 13, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bluemont Hotel
Live music in the Bluemont Lounge features Chris Biggs and friends for night of acoustic sounds on the rooftop; Tallgrass Thursday ($1 discount Tallgrass cans).
July 13, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Coco Bolos
Live music by regional acts from Bolos patio with reduced-price beer specials. Local reggae group Muzzizi is Manhattan favorite.
July 13, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Arrow Coffee Co.
Singer/songwriter based out of Seattle with support of his newest release!
July 13, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Guitarist/songwriter and former member of the True Believers with Alejandro Escovedo. Jon Dee Graham is the only musician ever inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame three times; most known for solo work, and had songs covered by Patty Smythe, Patty Griffin and James McMurtry.
July 13, 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.
July 13, 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.
July 13, 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.
July 13, 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.
July 13, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Rathert Stadium
Brigade wrap up regular-season schedule and cast focus forward to defend league title.