October 21, 2016, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Aggieville Business District
Fill the street with your best costumes for treats and fun! Stay to watch the K-State homecoming parade!
October 21, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Starting point Manhattan Town Center; ends in City Park and pep rally
Annual Homecoming parade brings together the Manhattan community and K-State family to show off parade floats/entries. Parade begins at Manhattan Town Center, to Poyntz Ave., through Aggieville, and concludes in City Park.
October 1, 2016, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Little Apple Brewing Company
Get a groovy 2016 LABCO Oktoberfest glass, punch-hole ticket to be used for awesome beer, awesome German food and amusement of the crowd! Limited amount of Oktoberfest pint glasses distributed first-come, first-serve. Stein hoisting contest: How long can you hold 1-liter stein of beer? Can’t spill any beer or you're eliminated!Elimination rounds begin 45 minutes after relay race. Championship round after barrel rolling! “4-person 100-yard Stein Relay”: Team with quickest time and least-spilled beer wins! “Barrel Rolling”: Roll 40-pound wooden keg 50 yards. Have what it takes? Pre-registration encouraged; no registration fee. Top two awarded prizes! Traditional attire encouraged; tees/jeans work too!
October 9, 2016, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Celebrate Beach's 20th birthday and theme “You Gotta Have Art”. Activities for all ages, party favors, and of course, cake! Cash bar opens and music begins at 4:30 p.m.
October 14, 2016, 7:00 PM
Annual fall fundraiser hosted by Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity. Celebrate community efforts for affordable housing in the Manhattan area. Live music provided by Tim Strathman Band. Delicious dinner and drinks catered by Arrow Coffee Company; bid on variety of silent auction items. All funds raised support Habitat projects in the Manhattan area.
October 15, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Event focuses on the Jones’ landscape of their orchard, vineyard, and gardens. Enjoy an old-fashioned harvest festival as living history characters prepare for winter. Cider making, live music, wagon rides, and pumpkin carving.
October 29, 2016, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Tour leaves from Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore the history of Wabaunsee County with visits to Alma, Volland and Chalk. Visit the Wabaunsee County Historical Society Museum and Alma Creamery, explore exhibits at Volland Store, and end your day with guided tour of the ruins of the lost town of Chalk.