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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
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  5. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (2)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Eisenhower and the Great War

    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.

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  2. Chisholm Trail 150th: The Cowtown that Raised a President

    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!

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  3. Fronteras/Frontiers Exhibition

    October 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - April 1, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Exhibition explores complexity of borders and frontiers in the Midwest through the work by artists Artemio Rodríguez and Fidencio Fifield-Perez. Rodríguez's practice transcends the boundaries of printmaking, and engages the public through mobile printmaking studio/gallery, the GraficoMovil. Born in Mexico and raised in the U.S., Fifield-Perez explores issues of migration, labor, and the politicization of borders through the manipulation of maps, newspaper cuttings and paper.

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  4. Living Democracy in Print

    February 13, 2018, 8:00 AM - March 9, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery

    K-State Prairie Fire Printmakers created screen-printed posters to address issues of democracy, freedom, diversity and unity relevant to the Living Democracy Project. This exhibit aims to promote dialogue among K-State students and serves as a setting for events hosted throughout the week.

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  5. Water Stories by Lynn Benson

    February 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 26, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    "Waterplaces" is a suite of 101 drawings on vellum paper. The exhibition will also present the artist’s 2018 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print, "Dancing on the Table." This work reflects Benson's interest in water sources that flow under ground such as the Ogallala Aquifer in parts of Western Kansas and surrounding states. Benson brings attention to this hidden natural treasure in a chine colle´ lithograph with gold leaf and coloring applied by hand.

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  6. USD 383 Early Expressions Student Art Show

    February 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - February 17, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Celebrate works by the district’s students and teachers on display in the UMB Theater.

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Community Events

  1. Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibit

    January 6, 2018, 1:00 PM - February 18, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Geary County Historical Society

    Geary County Historical Society in Junction City is the location among seven Kansas communities to host this traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution, sponsored by Kansas Humanities Council. Water/Ways focuses on the numerous relationships between people and water. How has water shaped our history and traditions? How does it impact our daily life? What does the future hold for water?

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  2. Living Democracy

    February 16, 2018 - February 25, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Week-long series of discussions, performances and other programs conceived by K-State students. The latest iteration of Los Angeles-based artist Linda Pollack’s ongoing effort to help communities explore the benefits and responsibilities of living in an open, democratic society.

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  3. Living Democracy in Print Artist Reception

    February 16, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ K-State Student Union

    Meet the artist behind the exhibit "Living Democracy in Print," is open through March 9 in the Kemper Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Women Managing the Farm Conference

    February 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - February 16, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Conference Center

    Keynote speakers from FarmHer, Center for Food Integrity and Lunchmeat and Life Lessons. Attendees will hear from Chef Renee Kelly, and "Why Marketing Matters" from Naomi Blohm. The event features 30 breakouts sessions plus networking sessions.

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  2. 2018 Cow Calf Conference

    February 16, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Stanley Stout Center

    Full-day schedule with more than 10 seminar speakers at this annual event at Stout Center.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Jon Wolfe in concert

    February 16, 2018, 9:00 PM @ The Hat

    Wolfe ventures northward out of Texas for a night at The Hat. Wolfe shares stories in songs he writes and performs. Wolfe's current single "Boots On A Dance Floor" has hit No. 1 on the Texas Regional Radio Report.

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For the Kids!

  1. Baby Rhyme Time

    January 16, 2018, 11:00 AM - March 6, 2018, 11:25 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    A storytime designed for infants and young toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.

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  2. Winter Olympics Party

    February 16, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    One week into XXIII Winter Olympic Games (PyeongChang 2018), play games and finish crafts inspired by the PyeongChang Olympics (grades K-6).

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Special Events

  1. Rainforest Adventure

    January 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - April 29, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore one of the Earth's most mysterious habitats, and learn through an intricate maze that resonates with the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest. Make multiple visits and discover new elements that make the rainforest a fascinating ecosystem.

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  2. Bring a Date to the Zoo Month

    February 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    During February, love is in the air. Buy one adult admission and get one free; perfect for a date with your little lovebird!

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  3. 2018 Miss Rodeo K-State Pageant

    February 16, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Stanley Stout Center

    Categories of people’s choice, photogenic, interview, written test and horsemanship come into play for selection of Miss Rodeo K-State. 2017-18 champion Emily Ebert will pass the crown with events surrounding 71 years since the founding of Kansas State University Rodeo Club. The K-State Rodeo is in its 62nd year.

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  4. K-State College Rodeo

    February 16, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 18, 2018, 10:00 PM @ Weber Arena

    62nd annual Kansas State University Rodeo Club-sponsored, three-day event on campus. Saturday night is Pack Weber With Purple night for the rodeo. Enjoy barrel racing, saddle bronc and steer wrestling among many events with Feb. 18 finals and military appreciation day at Weber Arena.

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