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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (3)
  4. Calendar Overlay Festivals & Parades (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Kansas State Wildcats athletics (1)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Chipping the Block, Painting the Silk: The Prints of Norma Bassett Hall

    August 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art

    Traveling exhibition of richly colored prints the first solo exhibition of Norma Bassett Hall’s work since her death in 1957. Hall was the only female founding member of the Prairie Print Makers, Kansas-based organization established during Great Depression to promote American artists’ work. Joby Patterson, Eugene, Ore., guest curator.

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  2. People and Places

    August 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Stop in to see new works on the theme "People and Places." Featured works by Pat Abellon, Zak Barnes, Margaret Buie, Ann L. Carter, Sienna Clark, Clare Fallon, Brenda Fox, Linda Ganstrom, Colleen Gregoire, Anthony Benton Gude, Rita Guile, Rebecca Hoyer, Cally Krallman, Dean Kube, Lacey Lewis, Dean Mitchell, David Overmyer, Ryan Perry, Matthew Richter, Jennifer Schermerhorn, Barbara Waterman-Peters and Chris Willey.

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  3. Culture Mixmaster Zhang Hongtu

    September 25, 2018 - December 22, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Zhang Hongtu trained as an artist in Beijing, China, lived through the Cultural Revolution between 1966 and 1976, and emigrated to New York City in 1982. Having now lived as long in the United States as in China, Zhang produces works that embody his hybrid cultural roots. His knowledgeable mash-ups of Chinese and Western cultures are sometimes amusing and always thought-provoking.

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  4. Picturing Kansas

    October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Scenic prairies, bucolic farms and the architecture of Kansas’ agricultural industry, exhibition features more than 100 years of works by Kansas artists reflecting sense of place. Cornerstone for museum’s popular “Picturing Kansas” school tour program which integrates art, history, environmental and agricultural science, and language arts.

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Community Events

  1. 5th Annual K-State Fighting For A Cure Day

    October 13, 2018, 9:00 AM @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium

    Cheer on the Cats at the Arts & Sciences Tailgate Party, starting two hours before kickoff against Oklahoma State. All shirt proceeds support K-State cancer research and education. Shirts available from Johnson Cancer Research Center, 1 Chalmers Hall; G. Thomas Jewelers, 419 Poyntz; and 1419 Mercantile, 3039 Anderson Ave.

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  2. 9th Annual Harvest Festival

    October 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Hildebrand Farms Dairy presents the 9th annual Harvest Festival, featuring farm tours, pumpkin sale, hay rack rides, farmer's market with vendors from around the state, bouncy house, kids craft corner, educational demonstrations, hay bale play area, and live music by Savanna Chestnut. A free-will donation Picnic Lunch will be provided with proceeds to benefit the JCNAZ Children's Ministry.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Iphigenia and Other Daughters

    October 11, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 13, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Mark A. Chapman Theatre

    Children to Clytemnestra and Agamemnon are players and victims in this House of Atreus tragedy. The cycle of blood and vengeance seems inescapable until the final reunion of a lost sister and brother brings the bloody family saga to its mystical and unlikely end.

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  2. My Fair Lady

    October 12, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 14, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into elegant lady features one of musical theater's greatest scores. Young flower girl Eliza Doolittle lives in the lowest rungs of Edwardian society. Professor Henry Higgins wagers that he can teach her how to speak like a proper lady, and an unlikely friendship flourishes. Winner of six Tony Awards (eight Oscars, film version). Directed by Penny Cullers.

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  3. Casey Donahew in concert

    October 12, 2018, 8:30 PM - October 13, 2018 @ The Hat

    Two-night appearance by Texan who boasts of legendary live shows after getting his start at the Thirsty Armadillo in Fort Worth.

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Festivals & Parades

  1. Kansas State University Homecoming Parade

    October 13, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Manhattan Town Center start (3rd and Poyntz), to Aggieville and then City Park

    K-State students show off parade entries and homecoming-themed floats through Downtown Manhattan and Aggieville; Rand Berney and Patti Berney are 2018 grand marshals. Parade proceeds to City Park for spirit-filled pep rally at Norvell Band Shell with pep band, cheerleaders, Classy Cats and Willie Wildcat. Homecoming event/overall winners for each category announced at pep rally.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Football: Oklahoma State vs. K-State

    October 13, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium

    Kansas State bids for 26th series win, and first at home since 2014 against the Cowboys on homecoming weekend. Always exciting, high-scoring affairs between these old rivals.

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Special Events

  1. Bison: The Great American Icon

    September 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - January 13, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    North American bison herds were long as much a part of the prairie as native grasslands. By the millions; as wide as the horizon. Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrates the bison's history and significance and spotlights important preservation efforts to strengthen the species' very existence on the Great Plains of Kansas.

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  2. Teaching, Growing and Learning: 50 years of UFM

    October 8, 2018, 8:00 AM - November 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Gallery

    Visit Kemper Gallery in K-State Student Union to view exhibition about UFM’s history, people and programs.

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  3. Kansas State University Homecoming events

    October 12, 2018, 5:00 PM - October 13, 2018, 2:30 PM @ Parade
    Manhattan Town Center start (3rd and Poyntz), through Aggieville and City Park (pep rally)
    Homecoming football game: Bill Snyder Family Stadium

    K-State students show off parade entries and homecoming-themed floats through Downtown Manhattan and Aggieville; Rand Berney and Patti Berney are 2018 grand marshals. Parade proceeds to City Park for spirit-filled pep rally at Norvell Band Shell with pep band, cheerleaders, Classy Cats and Willie Wildcat. Homecoming event/overall winners for each category announced at pep rally. At 11 a.m. Saturday, it's gametime against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

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