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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
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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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  5. "What Were You Wearing?" Survivor Art Exhibit

    March 26, 2018, 8:00 AM - April 6, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery

    Exhibition provides tangible response to one of culture's most pervasive rape myths. Outfits featured in this gallery have been created from the stories of survivors.

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Community Events

  1. Easter Family Fun Day

    March 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ City Park

    Games, activities, music, free pancake feed, bounce houses and more. Join the family fun!

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Eli Young Band in concert

    March 31, 2018, 8:30 PM @ The Hat

    The wildly-popular Eli Young Band has built a grass-roots fan base on the basis of three No. 1 singles to include "Even If It Breaks Your Heart".

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Baseball: Texas vs. K-State

    March 29, 2018, 6:30 PM - March 31, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium

    Texas Longhorns arrive in Manhattan for Big 12 home-opening series on Easter weekend, with Thursday-Friday-Saturday game setup at Tointon Family Stadium.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Pink Up the Pace 5K

    March 31, 2018, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Downtown Manhattan

    5K run to benefit Johnson Cancer Research Center on the K-State campus. Celebrate afterward with Pink Party on the Patio at AJ's NY Pizzeria. Local eats and beverages also included with entry price. First 150 runners signed up only pay $25!

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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. Walk & Talk: Beginning Birding with Chuck Otte

    March 31, 2018, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Fairmont Park

    Geary County Extension Agent Chuck Otte guides birding walk with basics of birding, how to use binoculars and find best locations. Birds and lots of adventure; wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring your own binoculars. Seasoned birders welcome. Pre-registration required.

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  3. Tipple 2018

    March 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - April 1, 2018, 12:30 AM @ Wareham Opera House

    Sample different wines, beers and liquors from several distributors. Then get on the dance floor! Cash bar with portion of drink sales to charity. Greater Manhattan Community Foundation assists to send 100 percent of funds to different charities throughout the area. All tickets come with a commemorative stemless wine glass.

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