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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 18, 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. League of Women Voters MRC Candidates Forum, Races for County Commission, Kansas House of Representative, and Kansas Senate

    October 18, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ This will be broadcast live through KMan 1350 a.m. and on Facebook Live, LWVMRC

    Do you need to learn about our choices for state and county races? Join us virtually on KMan Newstalk 1350am radio or through LWVMRC Facebook live for our non-partisan candidates forum. We will hear from all candidates for the following offices: Riley County Commission, District 1 &2 Kansas House of Representatives, Districts 51, 64, 66, & 67 Kansas Senate District 22 This is a forum, not a debate. Each candidate will be asked the same questions and will be given time for an opening and closing statement. Sunday, October 18, 2020 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Zoom and Facebook Live Broadcast live on Newstalk 1350KMAN The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization that promotes informed citizen participation in government. It does not support or endorse any candidate for elected or appointed office.

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  3. Open Trail Days at Prairiewood

    October 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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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For the Kids!

  1. Dino Dig Craft Giveaway

    October 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Pick up a free take and make craft bag at the library all about digging for dinosaur fossils! This craft relates to the online Dino Dig party video that Ms. Arielle will release on October 19th. Crafts will be available in the Children's Room from October 14th through October 19th. One craft per child, while supplies last.

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  2. Dino Dig Craft Giveaway

    October 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Pick up a free take and make craft bag at the library all about digging for dinosaur fossils! This craft relates to the online Dino Dig party video that Ms. Arielle will release on October 19th. Crafts will be available in the Children's Room from October 14th through October 19th. One craft per child, while supplies last.

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  3. Princess Day at A & H Farm

    October 18, 2020, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ 1374 Collins Ln

    Does your little Princess love Princesses? Well today only at the patch we'll have some Princesses here to visit us. Dress up your little ones (or big ones) and bring them out to the farm to enjoy the day. All activities will be up and going and the Princess visit is an added bonus!

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. OWWL 2020

    October 17, 2020, 11:00 AM - October 18, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Tuttle Creek State Park

    This event is for women who want to connect with nature, each other, and themselves. We have a lineup of activities. There will be time to explore and learn new things, as well as take time to reflect and rejuvenate. Activities include hiking, kayaking, survival skills, archery, deep conversations and bonding. We recognize that we’re amidst a public health crisis and living in constant uncertainty. Now more than ever we believe that building friendships and spending time outdoors is essential. Come join us! If you decide to camp don’t forget to bring your tent! Tickets are $40 and registration is required. Head over to my website to get the full details of the event here ->

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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. Autumn Car Cruise - Midwest Dream Car Collection

    October 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection

    There's nothing better than a leisurely Sunday drive! Join us for an afternoon cruise to welcome cool, crisp air and colorful leaves. We will depart MDCC at 1 pm, all cars are welcome. The museum is open from 12 pm - 5pm. WEATHER NOTE: In the event of inclement weather, MDCC will make every effort to safely drive. The general rule is 70% chance of precipitation or higher and the cruise will be canceled. Please check our Facebook page for the most up to date announcements/cancelations.

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