December 4, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 21, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
One section of the Seaton Gallery will highlight the back-and-forth exchange of aesthetics and ideas between East and West through objects in the museum’s permanent collection, made by artists who traveled between the two regions. This project collaboration between curator Aileen June Wang and University of Kansas art history professors Sherry Fowler and Maki Kaneko.
April 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - November 30, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969. Exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing by Americans and complements Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading theme, "A Universe of Stories."
August 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 9, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
2019 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist introduces Jeremiah Ariaz. Black Trail Riding Clubs have their roots in Creole culture formed in Southwest Louisiana in the eighteenth century. Trail rides are an opportunity for generations from rural parts of the state to gather and celebrate. These trail riders form a distinctive yet little known Louisiana subculture.Ariaz is a Great Bend product and associate professor of art at Louisiana State University who has captured these equestrian clubs in a series of photographs selected for this exhibition. One image chosen as 2019 Friends of Beach Museum of Art Gift Print.
August 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - October 26, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Please join Strecker Nelson West Gallery for the opening of the next exhibit, The Land of the Living. This show will feature figurative and architectural work mostly, and will be on display until October 26th. Please join the reception to enjoy some drinks and hors d'oeurves, and meet the artists!
September 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - March 21, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Best known for his depictions of Kansas, the American West also reveals itself as a significant subject in John Steuart Curry's work. Curry's earliest drawings reveal a boy under the spell of Western artists, e.g., Frederic Remington. Through 38 works, to include paintings and magazine illustrations, this exhibition explores Curry’s depictions of the West as a romantic and real environment.
October 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - October 27, 2019, 4:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo
Trick-or-treat among the animals by visiting five candy trails sponsored by local businesses and non-profit organizations. Family-friendly activities throughout the Zoo, a costume contest, live animal encounters and a pumpkin palooza await each SPOOKtacular guest!
Wear your costumes - adults and kids! Have fun and be creative, just remember you're walking through the Zoo. You can even win prizes for top costume during the SPOOKtacular Costume Contest each day! And be sure to bring your candy bags to collect your candy loot.
Parking is available in the Zoo's main lot and the grass field to the side of the zoo. Community members can also park in Manhattan High School's lot, located at the corner of Oak and Westwood. It's a busy weekend, so please drive slowly and carefully.
We welcome 6,000+ guests over the SPOOKtacular weekend. Purchase your tickets in advance to speed through the ticket line! Look for tickets to go on sale early October.
October 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Little Apple Playland in Manhattan Town Center
Celebrate Halloween at Little Apple Playland. There will be games, treats, prizes, touchy feely boxes and more. Wear your costumes for a contest at 5:30 PM.
October 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Join Straight Upp Creative Studio for a creative night and memorable craft with a boho twist.
Bring your favourite bottle of wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic artist. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent you’ll want to explore. Online registration and payment are required.
Yarn selected by studio.
October 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ The Bluemont Hotel
Join MHK Girls Pint Out for a night out! Costumes, craft beers, camaraderie and dancing- all for a cause! Proceeds from the event will benefit K-State's Johnson cancer Research Center. Ticket price includes your first craft beer, a catered spread from Hy-Vee and a donation to the Johnson Cancer Center.
October 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Uncorked Inspiration
Uncorked Inspiration takes the excitement and fun of the popular paint and sip phenomenon to a whole new level. Join us for a fun evening of painting and drinking your favorite beverage as you create artwork in a comfortable environment.
Neal will lead the group in painting "Fall Barn" as well as provide goofy, yet entertaining, art history anecdotes all while teaching painting techniques, color theory and other art related skills. You'll walk away with some knowledge of art techniques, an original painting of your own, and having had a great time.
Bring your beverage of choice to enjoy as you paint. Painting will begin promptly at 6:30.
Registration is non-refundable
October 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The American Legion
Join if you dare for a spooktacular Halloween scare! Free dance with the Ghoulishly Great DJ Johnny Halloween, decorations, snacks and a prize for best costume.
October 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Manhattan City Auditorium
It's time for the annual Special Communities Halloween Dance. Enjoy a night of music, treats, costumes and more! Ages 15+ can register online.
October 26, 2019, 8:00 PM - October 27, 2019, 2:00 AM @ Finn's Neighborhood Pub
The annual Halloween Bash includes a costume contest ($100 prize for the top costume), drink specials, giveaways, hors d'oeuvres and M31 full band live beginning at 9:00 PM!
October 24, 2019, 7:30 PM - October 26, 2019 @ Columbian Theatre
It’s Halloween night and the Cringe Brother’s Funeral Home, Mortuary, and Crematorium is at capacity. The entire town has shown up to grieve the mysterious loss of the town eccentric, Suzanne VanCartier. Suzanne meant the world to everyone in the tri-county area, especially her six best friends: Beverly, Nancy, Carol Ann, Joanne, Roberta, and Dixie Mae who have all arrived (carrying a casserole) to pay tribute to their dear companion. As the friends reminisce about their dear friend, various truths come to light and strange things about Suzanne are revealed. Secrets unravel, promises are broken and right in the middle of the saddest of occasions, someone drops dead…from murder. Who dies? Who killed them? Why am I laughing so hard at a funeral? These are just a few of the questions you’ll be asking yourself as you join us for Dearly Departed: A Columbian Theatre Murder Mystery.
October 24, 2019, 7:30 PM - October 26, 2019 @ Purple Masque Theatre in West Stadium (Second Stage)
After Callie meets Sara, the two unexpectedly kiss, provoking a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they could never anticipate.
October 25, 2019, 10:30 PM - October 26, 2019, 2:00 AM @ Ballroom, Second Floor, K-State Student Union
Friday, October 25
Pre-show: 10:30 pm
Midnight Film Showing
Union Ballroom, Second floor, K-State Student Union
Featuring Mary Renee as emcee! Costumes are welcome!
$7 Admission includes: pre-show, movie, & prop bag
Tickets can be purchased the night of the event.
Cash and card accepted
Rated R * Adult Content
In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O'Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."
October 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Courtyard, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
In collaboration with the K-State Parent and Family Association, Union Program Council will be hosting a free bounce house with games for the whole family in the Union Courtyard. Make us a stop on your agenda but be sure to check out the full schedule of events and times at www.k-state.edu/familyday/events.html.
October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Put on your costumes for a special Halloween Drag Queen Story Time in the auditorium of the Manhattan Public Library. Stories, singing and crafts, this event is appropriate for all ages. Drag Queen Story Time is hosted by Little Apple Pride and is not an event of the Manhattan Public Library.
October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Uncorked Inspiration
Each canvas will have the image predrawn in pencil on an 11" x 14" canvas. The instructor will start the children out with basic techniques then walk around and help the children individually while incorporating bits of art history/appreciation. The class will be taught by a K-State graduate with degrees in the visual arts who advocates for art education.
A light snack will be provided for the children while they are listening to the story. Parents are welcome to stay or drop their child off.
Ages 6 - 12. Younger children are welcome, but they prefer an adult stay to assist the child.
October 26, 2019, 1:10 PM - 4:30 PM @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Homecoming Weekend as Wildcats look to break home skid against OU Sooners. Celebrate the K-State Family during homecoming activities in Manhattan!
September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - January 12, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Non-human organisms outnumber our human cells 10 to 1, as trillions of microbes colonize inside each one of us. Learn about our body’s constant microbial companions and ways scientists realize just how important these microbes are to overall health, Hands-on exhibit features: Meet the Microbes, Our Complex Ecosystems and Exploring Our Microbiome. Fun science and discovery in MHK!
October 4, 2019 - November 21, 2019 @ Buttonwood Art Space