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.
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.
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.
March 17, 2018, 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM @ Little Apple Brewing Co.
Annual Blessing of the Taps Saint Patrick's Day gathering! Father Don Zimmerman and Father Loren Werth will be the co-celebrants. To add to the day's festivities, Patrick (talented tap dancing/tin-whistle/bag piper) will join LABCO patrons. 'Red-Head' Irish Red tapped and bangers and mash served with Irish stew, corned beef and cabbage and other delightful morsels.
March 17, 2018, 8:30 PM @ The Hat
Join the sweet country harmonies of Dylan Scott for Saint Patrick's Day celebrations in the 'Ville. Scott's hits include the No. 1 single "My Girl" and the intimate "Crazy Over Me".
March 17, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Aggieville USA
Since 1980, Aggieville has hosted an annual Saint Patrick's Day parade to complement the 10K and 2-mile road races. Bring the kids and family, meet friends to celebrate the one day every year when everyone is Irish! Saint Patrick's Day in Manhattan and Aggieville USA!
March 17, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to storytime today! Listen to wonderful stories and dance to music with your stuffed buddy. Suggested for all ages. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
March 16, 2018, 3:00 PM - March 18, 2018, 3:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium
As Big 12 baseball action begins with series in Austin and Waco, BatCats spend Saint Patrick's Day weekend against out-of-conference opponent before eight consecutive weekends against Big 12 foes begins at TCU (March 23-25). College of Charleston has won 10 of last 11 and owns 13-3 mark. Cougars went 28-31 in 2017 and 13-11 in the Colonial Athletic Association. Note: Time change to 3 p.m. Friday to prevent conflict with K-State basketball game in NCAA tournament.
March 17, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Aggieville Business District
40th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Road Races in Manhattan attract close to 2,000 runners as part of the big, annual celebration in Aggieville, the state's most celebrated entertainment district.
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.