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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
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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. Riley Fall Festival and Car Show

    October 6, 2018, 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Downtown Riley

    Join in the fun at the Riley Fall Festival, with activities such as silent auction, trivia contests, biscuit and gravy breakfast, BBQ challenge, pie baking contest, kid games, 50/50 pot, parade, and car show.

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  2. Free Community Shred Event @ kstate CREDIT UNION

    October 6, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    GUIDELINES: Limit of 3 boxes/bags per vehicle (kitchen-sized bags, or medium-sized box, ex: paper box). Please don’t tie bags. Personal/household only. No business materials & No metal. STAY IN YOUR CAR, STAFF WILL UNLOAD.

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  3. Harmony in the 'Hatt

    October 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Triangle Park

    Open Air Music Festival features diverse musical artists. Hourly entertainment rotation with fun for all ages as we strive for harmony in MHK. Bring family and friends, toss a blanket on the ground and plan to stay around for a while.

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Craft Shows

  1. 45th Annual Pumpkin Patch Arts & Crafts Fair

    October 5, 2018, 9:00 AM - October 6, 2018, 4:00 PM @ CiCo Park

    Local vendors sell handmade and refurbished arts and crafts, and exhibitors demonstrate various skills and trades. There will be attractions and activities for children.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Iphigenia and Other Daughters

    October 4, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 6, 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 5, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 7, 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. The Judy Garland Songbook

    October 5, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 6, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre

    Enchanting evening will transport audience through life and career of Judy Garland. Live band with ensemble of best singers perform songs that made Judy Garland a household name: "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," "Come on Get Happy" and "Zing! Went the Strings of my Heart" just to name a few.

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  4. Harmony in the 'Hatt

    October 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Triangle Park

    Open air music festival features diverse musical artists. Hourly entertainment rotation with fun for all ages amid collective effort toward harmony in MHK. Bring family and friends, toss a blanket on the ground and plan to stay around for a while.

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  5. Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash

    October 6, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House

    Celebrates the legendary Sun Records recording artists Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash. You'll witness a rock-and-roll royalty jam session with the music and talent that has stood the test of time.

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Festivals & Parades

  1. Harmony in the 'Hatt

    October 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Triangle Park

    Open Air Music Festival features diverse musical artists. Hourly entertainment rotation with fun for all ages as we strive for harmony in MHK. Bring family and friends, toss a blanket on the ground and plan to stay around for a while.

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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. Heroes Hot Rods and Motorcycles: Car and Bike Show

    October 6, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Wamego Senior Center

    Proceeds to Wamego High School Honor Flight Program and mission to enable veterans to see respective memorials in Washington, D.C. Each veteran accompanied by student guardian from Wamego High School National Honor Society; at no cost to veterans or students for travel.

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  3. OZtoberfest

    October 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Downtown Wamego

    Every year, one of America’s best-known fairy tales, "The Wizard of Oz," comes to life. Varieties of activities include OZ Costume Contest, Toto look-a-like contest, Classic Car Show and Professor Marvel's Backyard BBQ Cookoff. Stands and places include Wizard's Beer & Wine Garden, Munchkinland, Auntie Em's Boutique and OZ Market. Many more OZsome activities.

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  4. Harmony in the 'Hatt

    October 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Triangle Park

    Open Air Music Festival features diverse musical artists. Hourly entertainment rotation with fun for all ages as we strive for harmony in MHK. Bring family and friends, toss a blanket on the ground and plan to stay around for a while.

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