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Art Exhibits

  1. Jam Session: Musical Selections from the Permanent Collection

    May 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 25, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Curated to complement the Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading theme “Libraries Rock,” exhibition features music, musicians and musical instruments through the eyes of artists. Summer programs focus on the intersection of music and visual arts.

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  2. Summer Idyll: Selections from the Permanent Collection

    June 12, 2018 - August 4, 2018 @ Beach Museum of Art

    Inspired by the recent acquisition of A Place for Eagles to Fly by Jean Van Harlingen, this exhibition features abstract landscapes from the permanent collection, displayed to encourage travel to idyllic places through the imagination.

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  3. Golden Valley, Endless Skyway 2018

    June 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 18, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Summer landscape show at SNW Gallery features finest local and regional artists. Exhibiting artists: Zak Barnes, Aaron Morgan Brown, Louis Copt, Mark Flickinger, Ralph Fontenot, Sue Godwin, Kristin Goering, Cally Krallman, Oscar Larmer, Judy Mackey, Bill McCall, Carol McCall, Hans Olson, Susan Rose, Bradley Sadler and Chris Willey.

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Community Events

  1. “Best of Times, Worst of Times: K-State in 1968”

    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.

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  2. Riley County Fair

    July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - July 30, 2018, 10:00 PM @ Riley County Fairgrounds, CiCo Park

    Fun, festive atmosphere of a county fair fills the air beginning July 26 in CiCo Park. The 43rd anniversary of the Kaw Valley Rodeo is a big part of the schedule on July 26-28, along with the fair's many 4-H projects, judging and Ottaway Amusements Carnival. Home delicacies and homemade pies among many menu items at the Riley County Fair.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Kansas Juvenile Officers Assn. Annual Conference

    July 23, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Four Points by Sheraton

    Attendees hear from John More, Brian Murphy and Larry Thompson on topics to include response law, resiliency and responsibility.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Concert on the patio with The Wildwoods

    July 26, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Liquid Art Winery and Estate

    Acoustic music group from Lincoln, Neb., has special touch when it comes to entertaining Manhattan music lovers. The Wildwoods' music is rich in love, happiness and passion. Inspiration for the soul in the special setting of Liquid Art Winery in the lovely Flint Hills of northeast Kansas. Entertainment hosted outdoors with limited patio seating; lawn chairs and blankets encouraged.

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  2. Landshark Music Series: Dr. Goins & the Bolos All-Stars

    July 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Coco Bolos

    Join Bolos' crew for loud food and spicy music and watch Manhattan's rollicking blues standard Dr. Wayne Goins and the Bolos All-Stars. Corner entrance to Aggieville for a Bolo of a good time.

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  3. Live Music Series featuring Betty the Astronaut

    July 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bluemont Hotel

    Betty is back and ready for fun. Come by to see this local band! Tallgrass Brewery drink specials available.

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  4. Santiago Brothers w/ Tyler Gregory

    July 26, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor

    Area's best roots and blues band returns to the basement of Auntie Mae's Parlor. And this time they're bringing very special guest Tyler Gregory along to open the show.

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Festivals & Parades

  1. Riley County Fair Parade

    July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Manhattan Town Center (start)

    Riley County Fair parade initiates five days of activities at the county fairgrounds at CiCo Park in Manhattan. The traditional parade route begins at Manhattan Town Center and proceeds down Poyntz Avenue into City Park. Enjoy the 2018 fair!

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Special Events

  1. Be The Dinosaur

    May 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - September 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Can you gauge what a day in the life of a dinosaur would have been like? How did they live? With this exhibit you can experience how the mighty T-Rex was one of the most ferocious of the Mesozoic Era. This fusion of state-of-the-art, high-tech videography and traditional exhibit features full-size dinosaur bones, paleontology field station and more! Live like the dinosaurs! Visit Manhattan and Be The Dinosaur!

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  2. Kaw Valley Rodeo

    July 26, 2018, 8:00 PM - July 28, 2018, 10:00 PM @ Wells Arena, CiCo Park

    Opening-night picnic part of the observation and salute to the military. Bareback riding, steer wrestling and saddle bronc riding are just part of the competitions during this Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association-sanctioned event. Enjoy the competition of pro rodeo cowboys in an open-air arena at the Riley County Fair.

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