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!
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.
April 7, 2018, 12:00 PM - May 12, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Made by Hand presents the work of two female fiber artists, Anita Luvera Mayer and Jennifer Schermerhorn, whose creative talents transform their media into creations that illuminate and express a wide range of emotions, portray a feminine identity and speak to women’s societal roles.K-State Historic Costume and Textile Museum and Manhattan Arts Center have collaborated for Made by Hand exhibition. Strecker Nelson West Gallery is the Gallery Season Sponsor.
April 4, 2018 - October 18, 2018 @ Hale Library
Exhibit uses items from university archives to illustrate the various events of that tumultuous year. From campus visits by Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy to the mysterious fire that destroyed Nichols Gym, the exhibit explores how national issues played out in Manhattan, alongside traditional university activities. Co-curators: Cliff Hight, Dan Ireton and Ellen Urton.
April 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Visit current exhibitions and participate in art activities designed to share with your friends.
April 7, 2018, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Meet authors and celebrate literature at the first ever Little Apple Lit Fest! Kids enjoy a story walk, and special performance from storyteller Priscilla Howe. Teens can meet YA author Tessa Elwood, and Kansas Poet Laureate Kevin Rabas will deliver the keynote on the topic, "Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary."
April 3, 2018, 6:00 PM - April 24, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Bring knitting, crocheting or other crafting project to the library and relax with other crafters for April programs; open to all fiber crafters, regardless of skill level. Supplies will be on hand, but please bring your own projects to work on.
April 6, 2018, 7:00 PM - April 7, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Set sail for swashbuckling pirate adventure on the high seas. Accompanied by their faithful cat Fiddlesticks, the Periwinkle twins join a mad admiral and crazy crew on a voyage of adventure that takes them from Old London Docks to the mysterious island of Lumbago in the sea of Sciatica! Will they be first to find the treasure chest, or does a surprise await that's even better than gold? Directed by Chloe Pyle.
April 6, 2018, 7:30 PM - April 7, 2018, 9:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium
K-State Dance presents a showcase of exciting dance styles with a range of jazz, tap, modern, ballet and African influences. Talented K-State students will perform original pieces choreographed by faculty.
April 7, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre
Joseph Hall has performed all around the world and won many awards including the “Spirit of Elvis” award. He has also worked with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Legends in Concert, and has officially been recognized as one of the top Elvis tribute artists in the world! This show you won’t want to miss! Sponsored by Manhattan Broadcasting.
April 7, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Kansas State University campus
Food, fun and heavy doses of purple all around as Kansas State University celebrates its annual campus open house. Adventure starts here with six hours of events to learn the Wildcat Way; BatCats baseball game with Oklahoma State part of campus events. Baseball admission separate from Open House events.
April 6, 2018, 7:00 PM - April 7, 2018, 11:30 PM @ Forum Hall
Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji, you 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.
April 7, 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
April 6, 2018, 6:30 PM - April 8, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium
K-State snapped a six-game losing streak to the Cowboys last season in Stillwater. O-State has won the last nine meetings in Manhattan.
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.
April 2, 2018, 5:00 PM - April 7, 2018, 10:00 PM @ Coco Bolos
Join Bolos' week-long celebration of 20 years in the Manhattan restaurant business with delicious dinner specials, drinks and music! Monday: Combo skillet of wood-grilled steak-chicken-shrimp fajitas prepared in original San Antonio style.Tuesday: $5 Blue Bayou anniversary carafes. Wednesday: Caribbean jerk wings and Texas-style fall-off-the-bone ribs smoked in mobile BBQ pit. Thursday: Anniversary Bash! Steak, chicken and shrimp street skewers plus live music by Dr. Goins' Bolos All Stars. Friday: Skewers of fresh lobster, swordfish and bacon-wrapped shrimp grilled over oak and hickory. Saturday: Angus prime rib seasoned with Cox Bros. steak rub and pit smoked to absolute perfection.
April 6, 2018 - April 7, 2018 @ Berney Family Welcome Center
Presented in conjunction with annual K-State All-University Open House, this event gives high school sophomores a chance to learn about college life. The program is planned and hosted by K-State Student Alumni Board. All high school sophomores are invited to attend. Students and their parents stay overnight in a local hotel.