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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. 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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  3. Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Art Exhibition

    July 9, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 30, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery, First floor, K-State Student Union

    Come to a deeper understanding of the beauty of the method of making characters along with the cultural meaning of written art. Current KSU Confucius Institute Chinese teacher and second-year graduate student in teaching Chinese to speakers of other languages at Jilin University, Ma Man has studied Chinese calligraphy since childhood with the guidance of her father. Discover the art of other professional Chinese calligraphers, Chinese traditional painters, and her own calligraphy works in this exhibition.

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  4. Chipping the Block, Painting the Silk: The Prints of Norma Bassett Hall

    August 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art

    Traveling exhibition of richly colored prints the first solo exhibition of Norma Bassett Hall’s work since her death in 1957. Hall was the only female founding member of the Prairie Print Makers, Kansas-based organization established during Great Depression to promote American artists’ work. Joby Patterson, Eugene, Ore., guest curator.

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Community Events

  1. Little Apple Urban Quest

    August 18, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ City Park

    Race? Scavenger hunt? Game show Jeopardy? YES! It is! Experience the second annual Little Apple Urban Quest! Solve clues, complete challenges, discover the places you think you know, find spaces you’ve never been and learn local history of The Little Apple! Compete with teams of up to four people for $35 (the whole team). Get your team, get your clues and get on your way!

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Hoo Haw

    August 17, 2018, 7:30 PM - August 19, 2018, 9:30 PM @ The Columbian Theatre in Wamego

    Excellent live music and performers. Mediocre comedy. Veteran actor and director Troy Hemphill leads this annual favorite with new skits, songs, and jokes. This familiar, fun-loving cast always packs the house! The first night of the show is sold by the Wamego Friends of the Library. Please contact the Wamego Public Library for tickets for the Friday, August 10 show. Thank you for supporting the Wamego Pulbic Library and the historic Columbian Theatre!

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Custer's Challenge

    August 18, 2018, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Fort Riley

    Custer's Challenge obstacle course and mud run will test your speed, strength, endurance, agility and will power. This multi-challenge race will include obstacles, challenges, and mud pits.

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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. Brew at the Zoo

    August 18, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    Enjoy cold beer and awesome food as visitors explore Sunset Zoo's 26-acre park, all to benefit Friends of Sunset Zoo's Conservation Team. Fun night to save wildlife. Must be 21 to attend.

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