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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (2)
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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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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Beauty and the Beast

    September 21, 2018, 7:30 PM - September 23, 2018, 9:30 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House

    Stage version of this classic tale includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman. This "tale as old as time" tells of Belle and the Beast learning to love and earn love before time runs out.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Legislative Wrap-Up & Preview (League of Women Voters, Manhattan/Riley County)

    September 22, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fire Station Auditorium,

    Regional legislators report on 2018 Legislative session and provide preview of issues faced in 2019. League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Bleeding Kansas Gravelduro

    September 22, 2018, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ 3rd & Poyntz Avenue intersection

    Bleeding Kansas isn’t about crushing the will to continue, it’s about challenging riders' endurance. 2018 is the inaugural staging of the Manhattan bicycle event.

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  2. Wildcats Run for Wellness 5K

    September 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Peters Recreation Complex

    Fun route through campus for 5K run sponsored by the Wildcat Wellness Coalition of Kansas State University. Proceeds benefit wellness programs and initiatives for K-State students.

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  3. Walk to End Alzheimer's

    September 22, 2018, 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM @ Manhattan City Park

    Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

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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. Bleeding Kansas Gravelduro

    September 22, 2018, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ 3rd & Poyntz Avenue intersection

    Join an exciting start-finish line for the MHK Gravelduro. Last finisher approximately 7 p.m. with finish-line celebration followed by awards. Bleeding Kansas isn’t about crushing the will to continue, it’s about challenging riders' endurance. 2018 is the inaugural staging of the Manhattan bicycle event; gravel the fastest-growing segment of bike racing.

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  3. Flint Hills Praisefest 2018

    September 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ CiCo Park

    Colton Dixon headlines the New Century Bank main stage at Flint Hills Praisefest. Jason Gray, Love & the Outcome and David Dunn additional entertainers for this full day of music, fellowship and fun for the entire family.

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