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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
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  5. Calendar Overlay Kansas State Wildcats athletics (1)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Chisholm Trail 150th: The Cowtown that Raised a 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!

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  2. Fronteras/Frontiers Exhibition

    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.

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  3. Water Stories by Lynn Benson

    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.

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  4. Here and Now: KSU Dept. of Art Faculty Exhibition

    March 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 12, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Exhibition represents studio practices by 15 members of the K-State studio art faculty. These works have been made within the last two years and vary in concept and construction. The artwork features the disciplines of ceramics, drawing, fibers, graphic design, painting, photography, sculpture, and new media. Chad Alligood, chief curator of American art at Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif.), will serve as juror and announce award winners at the exhibition opening.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Chess Club

    March 13, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Hosted by K-State Chess Club; evening of chess for all ages.

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Craft Shows

  1. Yack & Yarn

    March 13, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Bring knitting, crocheting or other crafting project to the library and relax with other crafters. Program open to all fiber crafters, regardless of skill level. Supplies will be on hand, but please bring your own projects to work on.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. McCain Performance Series: Riverdance

    March 13, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Irish dance phenomenon back by popular demand with 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into present day format.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Baseball: Creighton vs. K-State

    March 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium

    Creighton Bluejays reappear on the Wildcats' home schedule after 2017 game became weather casualty. Michael Emodi bats .370 with five home runs for Creighton, which has won four straight headed to Manhattan before it hosts a three-game weekend set with Wichita State. Jays won 23 of final 37 games during '17 campaign, including victories over Nebraska and Seton Hall.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Tech Training, Genealogy:

    March 13, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Take your genealogy research a step further and learn the basics of, which can be accessed for free at the library.

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  2. Adulting 101: Police & Fire

    March 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    To adult is to act like a grown-up, even if you don’t feel like one. In this series, you will learn the basics of everyday stuff that school doesn’t always cover.

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Special Events

  1. Rainforest Adventure

    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.

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  2. Lifted Spirits Tasting

    March 13, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arrow Cocktail Lounge

    KC-based small batch distiller Lifted Spirits produces a soon-to-be-released gin and vodka line with an Absinthe. Lifted Spirits also shares a distillery with other KC distillers that produce Agave Spirit. The night's tasting will traverse all available LIfted Spirits' bottlings and Mean Mule. Cocktail specials using the spirits follow.

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  3. Whiskey 101: Restless Spirits Distilling Co.

    March 13, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Bourbon & Baker

    March edition of Whiskey 101 features Restless Spirits Distilling, an Irish-American distillery from KC established in 2016. Restless Spirits touts KC's first female distiller, and Bourbon & Baker is excited to host Jamie of the Restless Spirits team. A fun night devoted to controlled imbibing, just ahead of Saint Patrick's Day celebrations!

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