October 13, 2016, 8:30 AM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Riley County Historical Museum
Centennial celebration exhibit showcases 100-plus artifacts and photographs significant to the history of the Riley County community. Notable objects include a section of original seating from Wareham Opera House, penny-farthing bicycle owned by Guy Varney, hand-carved sunflower clock made from local wood for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.Many objects on view have been rarely exhibited. Centennial exhibition accompanied by series of programs (watch for announcements and check calendar).
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.
November 18, 2017, 12:00 PM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store
Cecilia Evans Clement began hooking rugs in 1985 and for the next 30 years developed her craft. “Turning into a ‘hooker’ about the age of 60 has been one of the most gratifying things I have ever done,” Clement says.
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?
January 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
At Rainforest Adventure, discover a rodent that weighs more than 100 pounds; learn how a beetle can carry 850 times its own weight! Everything from zip lines to monkey bars await as guests face both intellectual and physical tasks. Chock full of sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest! Once out of the rainforest, visit the Butterfly House in the mezzanine balcony as native Kansan butterflies glide around the room.
January 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - January 28, 2018, 11:30 PM @ Forum Hall ground floor
Based on New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who attends mainstream elementary school for the first time in fifth grade.
January 27, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Talented group of musicians assembled by Wayne Goins for evening of jazz. Featured: Wayne Goins, guitar; Charles Williams, piano; Steve Rigazzi, bass; Robert Rodriguez, drums and Tod Kerstetter, clarinet.
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.
January 27, 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.
January 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
14th & Anderson
All ages: Explore the wide variety of media found in the Beach Museum of Art’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. “Here, and Now” the K-State Art Faculty exhibition provides a wide variety of inspiration for creative youngsters
Call 785-532-7718 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you need to cancel your reservation let us know so we can call those on the waiting list
January 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Georgia Bulldogs and coach Mark Fox invade Manhattan for Big 12-SEC Challenge. Georgia has posted 12 wins and SEC player of the year candidate Yante Maten leads the conference in scoring (19.6 ppg) and rebounds (9.1). Fourth series meeting, as Cats claimed 1987 NCAA tournament OT win in Salt Lake City and lead 2-1.
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.