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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (1)
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Art Exhibits

  1. CLOSED APDesign Design Charrette

    January 26, 2020 - December 31, 2020 @ Cassias Gallery, Regnier Hall

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Community Events

  1. Downtown Art and Architectural Scavenger Hunt

    October 11, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Downtown Manhattan

    ake a walk downtown between the Manhattan Public Library and the Blue Earth Plaza to find the features in our Downtown Manhattan Art and Architecture Scavenger Hunt. We have taken photos of some old and new unique aspects of our beautiful downtown community. Notice the details and different features of each building. What's old, what's new? Stop by the library atrium to pick up the scavenger hunt or download one using the link below. Write the address (or approximate location) under the corresponding photo. Fill it out and bring it back into the library for a small prize. As a fun addition, take a selfie in front of your favorite feature and post it! Tag us on social media! Download the scavenger hunt brochure at https://bit.ly/3beUqUR.

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  2. Refresh & Refocus for Educators and Learners

    October 11, 2020, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    This is tough. We recognize the long hours and hard work put in by teachers, parents, students and supporting educators in our community to adapt curriculum and learning environments in a short amount of time. Refresh & Refocus is a special invitation to educators and learners to come relax and recharge. Bring your family, bring a picnic, and come enjoy this beautiful Fall weather. You deserve it. It's is also an invitation to come imagine with us. We especially recognize the timely need for off-screen time and/or healthy and dynamic learning environments for students. Prairiewood staff will be available to hear your thoughts and feedback on how we might be able to support you. Picnic lunch hours? Reservable study hall hours? Dress rehearsal or recital space? Let's hear it! This is a come and go event, open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to explore and utilize our outdoor spaces and Blue Sage Barn while respecting social distancing guidelines.

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  3. Open Trail Days at Prairiewood

    October 11, 2020, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Welcome Fall with continued weekly open trail days at Prairiewood, every Sunday 3pm-Dusk. Check in and grab a trail map at the Blue Sage Gallery, part of our Blue Sage Barn at 1484 Wildcat Creek Rd. Be sure to bring water and good walking shoes. Please leave pets at home.

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Festivals & Parades

  1. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    October 11, 2020, All Day @ Lazy T Ranch

    Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze Open weekly Wed. – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Three miles from Manhattan! Mini-Maze for kids, Main Maze for anyone! Games, Food, Fun!

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  2. Fall Festival at A&H Farm

    October 11, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ A&H Farm

    The pumpkin patch will be opening soon. Come visit a working farm, have tons of fun and make lifelong memories. Our giant slide is the best in the area so you gotta try it out. We have a hayrack ride, petting zoo, corn maze, human fooseball, tricycle tract, culvert area ,tire play area, game area, hook ring and so much more. General admission is $10 per person, 2 and under is free. Stay tuned for some new activities!

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Costumes and Cocktails at Manhattan Brewing Company

    October 11, 2020, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Manhattan Brewing Company

    We are throwing a COVID safe costume party! Come in from 4-6 pm to enjoy Halloween movies and prizes! Wear your favorite costume and drink some awesome local beer and cocktails!

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Special Events

  1. Animationland

    September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - January 3, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Dive into the world of storytelling and channel your creativity to develop your own animated production using storyboarding, sketching, stop-motion movie making and more! Animationland empowers visitors of all ages to experiment, learn and tell their own stories through animation.

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  2. Refresh & Refocus at Prairiewood Retreat and Preserve

    October 11, 2020, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    We recognize the long hours and hard work put in by teachers, parents, students and supporting educators in our community to adapt curriculum and learning environments in a short amount of time. Refresh & Refocus is a special invitation to educators and learners to come relax and recharge. Bring your family, bring a picnic, and come enjoy this beautiful Fall weather. You deserve it. Prairiewood staff will be stationed at both our Blue Sage Barn site and Walnut Pond site to hear your thoughts and feedback on how we might be able to support you. Picnic lunch hours? Reservable study hall hours? Dress rehearsal or recital space? Let's hear it! This is a come and go event, open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to explore and utilize our outdoor spaces and Blue Sage Barn while respecting social distancing guidelines.

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