April 4, 2018 - October 18, 2018 @ Hale Library
Exhibit uses items from university archives to illustrate the various events of that tumultuous year. From campus visits by Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy to the mysterious fire that destroyed Nichols Gym, the exhibit explores how national issues played out in Manhattan, alongside traditional university activities. Co-curators: Cliff Hight, Dan Ireton and Ellen Urton.
July 17, 2018, 7:00 PM @ City Hall
Manhattan City Commission will declare July 28 as National Day of the Cowboy; discuss application from Kimball Townhomes as well as an amendment to Manhattan pet licensing. Watch meeting live online at Cityofmhk.com.
July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - July 30, 2018, 10:00 PM @ Riley County Fairgrounds, CiCo Park
Fun, festive atmosphere of a county fair fills the air beginning July 26 in CiCo Park. The 43rd anniversary of the Kaw Valley Rodeo is a big part of the schedule on July 26-28, along with the fair's many 4-H projects, judging and Ottaway Amusements Carnival. Home delicacies and homemade pies among many menu items at the Riley County Fair.
July 27, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
It's time for another one-of-a-kind beer from Tallgrass Brewing Co.
We tap into a new firkin of Tassgrass brew every month. Just $3/pint, $2/shorty until the keg runs out!
July 28, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kansas State University Gardens
Hundreds of locally grown varieties (many award winners) of beautiful iris to choose from. The sale is sponsored by the Flint Hills Iris Society.