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, 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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - February 25, 2018, 3:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Find thousands of books for sale at bargain prices! Annual book sale raises money to support library programs and purchases. Hardcover books ($1.50), softcover books (trade paperbacks: $1), children's hardcover books ($1), mass market paperbacks ($0.50), DVDs ($2), audio books on CD ($4) and CDs ($1).
February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Teen Library Advisory Board’s Annual Bake Sale will offer goodies to book sale goers. All proceeds fund the TLAB end of summer party.
February 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Pottorf Hall
The poverty rate for Riley County is 23.6 percent, and poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. Without experiencing poverty it's difficult to comprehend. This interactive immersion experience will help explain the realities of living in poverty. Volunteers are needed to fill the roles within the simulation of community providers, businesses and agencies.Event sponsored by Flint Hills Wellness Coalition, Thrive!, Riley County Health Department, K-State Extension, Everybody Counts, MAPJ and the Healthy Communities Lab.
February 23, 2018 - February 24, 2018 @ K-State Student Union
Long-standing conference for women provides a complete schedule of practical seminars, Bible studies, meals and times of worship. "In the Eye of the Storm," hope as strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. Hebrews 6:19. Keynote Speaker: Robyn Dykstra.
February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 24, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Purple Masque Theatre
Light-hearted musical comedy as Jack falls in love with Anna, which reconnects him to their shared Lebanese culture.
February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 4:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House
Comedy takes place in 1934 Cleveland and gives new meaning to the phrase, "The show must go on!"
February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre
Cowboy Curly and farm hand Jud have fallen in love with headstrong farm girl Laurey. She plays hard-go-get with earnest Curly and accepts dangerous Jud's invitation to the upcoming social, causing tensions to arise between the men.
February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
When a house guest of Broadway star William Gillette is murdered, the festivities in his isolated home quickly turn dangerous. It's up to Gillette, in the persona of his beloved Sherlock Holmes, to track down the culprit before there's another victim. Glittering whodunit won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best Play.
February 24, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Manhattan space jazz band Jade Archetype in the Aggieville underground on a Saturday night in the 'Ville.
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.
February 24, 2018, 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.
February 24, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
February 24, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Season 50 celebration on Senior Day in Bramlage. Throwback Jersey ticket package (replica jersey/chairback ticket/$20). K-State has dominated Sunflower Showdown for 15 seasons, as Cats have won 30 of 36 meetings between the schools including eight straight. This game wraps up 2017-18 home schedule, and also 30th season at Bramlage Coliseum. Wildcats are in charge 71-46 in overall series.
February 24, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ K-State Student Union
Discussion facilitated by Mary Beth Tinker, known for “Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District” 1969 Supreme Court Case, which established precedent for student school speech.
February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1300 Research Park Drive (driveway outside Kansas Agriculture building and K-State Innovation Center)
Point-to-point, fast downhill mile in heart of Manhattan (course closed to traffic). Starting line on Manhattan Avenue (Research Park Drive); route heads south along the east side of Kansas State University campus. Use parking lots on northwest corner of Claflin Road/Manhattan Avenue. Awards ceremony in Triangle Park following races.Parking designated in lots B16-17 behind Weber Hall, northwest corner of Claflin Road and Manhattan Ave. Walk uphill to the start line and make a short walk back from the finish line.
February 24, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Fairmont Park
Lutheran Campus Ministry Ice Bowl charity disc golf tournament.
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.
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!