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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (3)
  2. Calendar Overlay Conventions & Meetings (1)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay Recreational sports activities/events (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Special Events (1)

Art Exhibits

  1. Intersection: Meeting of the Creative Minds

    April 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 9, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Creative Minds exhibit features works by AlBo Glass, Dick Bixler, Michael Driggs, Jan Joosten, Christina Klein, Diane Lawrence, Owen Oertling, Larry Peters, Jason Sciulla, Nancy Teague, Lynette Ubel and Todd Van Duren.

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  2. River Compositions by Lynn Benson

    May 5, 2018, 12:00 PM - July 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store Gallery

    In 1969, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio, burst into flames because sparks fell on oil-covered debris floating on its surface. News of the burning river captured artist Lynn Benson’s imagination and inspired her to study how human activity affects a vitally important resource: water. In a range of mediums, Benson represents bodies of water implicated in environmental and political struggles.

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  3. 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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Conventions & Meetings

  1. 90th Kansas FFA Convention

    May 30, 2018, 8:00 AM - June 1, 2018, 3:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    1,500 members converge to celebrate the 90th Kansas FFA Convention on the Kansas State University campus. Throughout convention, the theme of “I can. We will” will be celebrated.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Bluemont Lounge Live Music Series: Charlie Roberts

    May 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bluemont Hotel

    Charlie Roberts returns for another night devoted to acoustic rock. Head up to the Bluemont Lounge on the rooftop at 7 p.m. Bring all your friends!

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  2. Landshark Music Series: Jimmy Lewin and the Kingtones

    May 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Coco Bolos

    Join Bolos' crew for loud food and spicy music and watch powerhouse trio the Kingtones play double-dose of Chicago and Texas-style blues! Corner entrance to Aggieville for a Bolo of a good time.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Kandango 2018: Ad Asphault per Aspera

    May 31, 2018, 12:00 PM - June 3, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Blue Earth Plaza

    This year’s Kandango bicycle tour features two rides: Sixth annual K2r (pronounced K Tour), classic road ride through Flint Hills; Kandango G2 Gravel Grinder (pronounced G squared) takes dirt roads less traveled. Both rides unite at designated meeting towns for fun, food and entertainment, as all three nights feature fun-filled festivities.

    The Manhattan Project, The Sequel: Three days of fully supported gravel/road bicycle tours (optional), Saturday meal ticket, three nights of post-ride fun and cool t-shirt.

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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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