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.
August 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 16, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
A thriving collectors market for reused bags and fabric as remnants from feed, flour and sugar sacks re-purposed into clothing and other household objects, this market continues today. This exhibition explores recycled fabrics into clothing and quilts drawn from K-State's collection of Historic Costume and Textile Museum.
August 15, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 23, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art
Enrico Isamu Oyama grew up in Tokyo and has worked in New York since 2011. “Ubiquitous” surveys how Oyama channeled his interests in Tokyo and American street cultures, Western abstract art and Japanese calligraphy to create Quick Turn Structure (QTS), his signature expression. Wide range of creative platforms include painting, digital media, sound and fashion.QTS gives visual form to the mixed-race, multicultural, transnational experiences in today’s world of fluid borders and inter-connectivity.
August 16, 2017, 8:00 AM - September 11, 2017, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery
Exhibit by Goody the Junkyard Junky at William T. Kemper Art Gallery on first floor of K-State Student Union.
August 19, 2017 - August 20, 2017 @ Manhattan Christian College
Special events for new and returning students.
August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Dillard's Parking Lot
Downtown Farmers Market of Manhattan has rich history of local producers with fresh meats, vegetables, breads and baked goods. Discover many local crafters with handmade jewelry, soaps, wood-carved items and other art mediums.
August 19, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Pottorf Hall
Family stories, quilts, record preservation, family food history, family albums and photos. Genealogical societies, history projects and more. Open to public.
August 17, 2017, 7:30 PM - August 20, 2017, 9:00 PM @ Great Plains Theatre
Separate worlds of early 20th Century New York City begin to blur together. Ragtime shines a light of the disparate lives of Harlem musicians, upper-middle class families, and immigrants, all while weaving their tales together in brilliant musical style.
August 19, 2017, 10:00 AM @ Marshall Army Air Field
Day-long music celebration honors 1st Infantry Division’s 100th anniversary. Full-day schedule features four nationally-known bands: Lit, The Charlie Daniels Band, The All-American Rejects and Eli Young Band. Day of great fun to celebrate The Big Red One!
August 19, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
A lively storytime with great picture books, action songs, and music. Families are encouraged to attend together, and an adult caregiver must attend with children ages 2 and under.
August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Downtown Farmers Market
Annual sale features several hundred bare-root plants; purple, red, peach, yellow, near white and more. Unusual forms and spiders, rounds, minis, doubles ($5).
August 19, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo
Enjoy cold beer and awesome food, and explore Sunset Zoo's 26-acre park. Unlimited 2 oz. samples from craft brewers throughout the Midwest! Fun night to save wildlife! Live entertainment from Chautauqua Amphitheater. Ticket includes 12-ounce commemorative pilsner glass.
August 19, 2017, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Celebrate the color, romance and flavors of Venice at MAC during gala fund raising event. Watch local artists demonstrate art-making process, enjoy musicians and vocalists performances and bid on fantastic silent and live auction items. Italian cuisine catered by Russ Loub of Little Apple Brewing Company. Visit website or call for more information/tickets.
August 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Wareham Opera House
With a mystery under each feathery façade, to unmask the killer may be quite a challenge. It’s up to you to determine which party-goer is guilty. Save the party! Fun attire such as evening wear, ball gowns, Venetian masks, suits and tuxes encouraged (not required). Glamorous evening of mystery, intrigue and murder at the Wareham.