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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
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  5. Calendar Overlay Kansas State Wildcats athletics (2)
  6. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (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. Living Democracy in Print

    February 13, 2018, 8:00 AM - March 9, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery

    K-State Prairie Fire Printmakers created screen-printed posters to address issues of democracy, freedom, diversity and unity relevant to the Living Democracy Project. This exhibit aims to promote dialogue among K-State students and serves as a setting for events hosted throughout the week.

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  4. 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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Community Events

  1. Flint Hills Home Show

    March 2, 2018, 9:00 AM - March 4, 2018, 4:00 PM @ National Guard Armory

    Annual showcase of home innovations, contractors, craftsmen, renovators, designers, roofing, lighting, flooring and a whole lot more.

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  2. UPC Film: Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle

    March 2, 2018, 7:00 PM - March 3, 2018, 11:30 PM @ K-State Student Union

    Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting to literally become the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that one doesn't just play Jumanji, one must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves ... or be stuck in the game forever.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Oklahoma!

    March 2, 2018, 7:30 PM - March 4, 2018, 3:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre

    Cowboy Curly and farm hand Jud have fallen in love with headstrong farm girl Laurey. She plays hard-go-get with earnest Curly and accepts dangerous Jud's invitation to the upcoming social, causing tensions to arise between the men.

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  2. The Game's Afoot

    March 2, 2018, 7:30 PM - March 4, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    When a house guest of Broadway star William Gillette is murdered, the festivities in his isolated home quickly turn dangerous. It's up to Gillette, in the persona of his beloved Sherlock Holmes, to track down the culprit before there's another victim. Glittering whodunit won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best Play.

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  3. Koe Wetzel in concert

    March 3, 2018, 8:30 PM @ The Hat

    Rock-n-roll with a country blend is the specialty for Koe Wetzel and band out of Stephenville, Texas.

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For the Kids!

  1. Baby Rhyme Time

    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.

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  2. Family Fun Storytime

    March 3, 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.

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  3. Winter/Spring 2018 ARTSmart programs for families at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    March 3, 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 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

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Baseball: La Salle vs. K-State

    March 2, 2018, 3:00 PM - March 4, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium

    Eight February road games launch BatCats into 2018 baseball season and 29 home games at Tointon Family Stadium, opening with La Salle Explorers. Wildcats feature 19 returning players from team that compiled 29-26 record in 2017.

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  2. Men's basketball: Baylor vs. K-State

    March 3, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum

    Bryce Drew brings the always-talented Baylor Bears to Manhattan as K-State Wildcats wrap up 2017-18 home season then head to Sprint Center for Big 12 tournament in KC. K-State leads series 20-18 and has won three of last four contests.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. K-State Recorder Workshop

    March 3, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Inaugural K-State Recorder Workshop for student and professional music educators, recorder players and enthusiasts, early music fans and more. Workshop open to anyone age 13-older. Previous recorder experience beneficial, not required. Participants provide their own instrument.

    Clinician Anne Timberlake is a professional player/teacher and she has coached around the country; appeared across U.S. and performed repertoire from Bach to 21st-century premieres and Celtic tunes. Timberlake holds degrees in recorder performance from Oberlin Conservatory and Indiana University.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Manhattan Avenue Mile (date change)

    March 3, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1300 Research Park Drive (driveway outside Kansas Agriculture building and K-State Innovation Center)

    Please take note of the date change; due to inclement weather, event moved to March 3.
    Point-to-point, fast downhill mile in heart of Manhattan (course closed to traffic). Starting line on Manhattan Avenue (Research Park Drive); route heads south along the east side of Kansas State University campus. Use parking lots on northwest corner of Claflin Road/Manhattan Avenue. Awards ceremony in Triangle Park following races.

    Parking designated in lots B16-17 behind Weber Hall, northwest corner of Claflin Road and Manhattan Ave. Walk uphill to the start line and make a short walk back from the finish line.

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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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