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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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Festivals & Parades

  1. Lazy T Ranch Corn Maze

    October 24, 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 24, 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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  3. CANCELLED 2nd Annual Flint Hills Beer Fest

    October 24, 2020, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Good Shepherd Homecare & Hospice

    Last year, the inaugural Flint Hills Beer Fest was a sellout success! We are looking forward to hosting this event once again this year, the original date for the Beer Fest has been postponed. The new date is Saturday, October 24th at the Blue Earth Plaza. The VIP session will begin at 3PM, with GA starting at 4PM. The Beer Fest concludes at 7PM. Attendees can expect a great selection of breweries, fantastic food, live music, and more. Tickets go on sale March 1st. Last year both the VIP and GA sessions sold out, so get yours before they're gone!

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Football: Kansas vs K-State

    October 24, 2020, All Day @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Author Talk & Book Signing: Wicked Kansas

    October 24, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Come meet native Kansan and author, Adrian Zink! Zink has written two books, "Hidden History of Kansas" & "Wicked Kansas." The history of our great state hasn't always been pleasant. In "Wicked Kansas", Zink explores the salacious side of Kansas history including tales of murders, cons and more. During his interactive presentation, Zink will tell a few stories of Kansas history and then visitors can have their copy of "Wicked Kansas" signed by the author himself! Don't have a copy of the book? The FHDC Gift Store will have copies of the book for sale the day of the event! We'll be streaming it on Facebook Live! Click here to visit our Facebook Page. You can pre-order a signed copy of "Wicked Kansas" for pick-up at a later date. Zink will sign the pre-order copies the day of the event and they will be ready for pick-up at the FHDC on Tuesday, October 27.

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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. SPOOKtacular

    October 22, 2020, 4:30 PM - October 27, 2020, 6:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    Spooktacular 2020 Due to COVID-19 and health and safety precautions we are redesigning our event to keep you healthy and safe and still allow you to have a Spooktacular time at our Zoo! Candy will not be handed out while you are visiting, but individually wrapped candy, pre-bagged will be given to each guest when exiting the Zoo. Dates: Spooktacular will occur October 22 - 27 * Thursday, October 22 will be reserved for our high risk and special populations community. Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. each night To limit crowd size we are allowing only 240 guests per evening. Costumes encouraged - Masks Mandatory Candy when you depart Wear your costumes - adults and kids! Have fun and be creative, just remember you're walking through the Zoo and to still maintain proper social distancing measures and health guidelines. If you need a mask just ask and we can provide one to you at our front gate.

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  3. Paint & Sip | Simply Meant to Be

    October 24, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Uncorked Inspiration

    Paint & Sip WE ARE ASKING THAT PAINTERS WEAR MASKS DURING OUR PUBLIC PAINT & SIP CLASSES. You are still welcome to bring wine or another beverage of choice if you wish. 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. Painting begins promptly at designated time. Parking may be available behind the studio in the small parking lot; you are welcome to come in our back door. Registration is non-refundable DISCLAIMER: Uncorked Inspiration reserves the right to cancel the event if an adequate amount of tickets are not purchased. In such case, tickets will be refunded.

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  4. Scary Maze

    October 24, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Britt's Farm

    Ready for Fright? Come through Britt's Farm's Corn Maze on this night! You'll ride a freakish hayride and jump in the maze as you attempt to make your way through it in the dark with Britt's staff 'assisting' you along the way. The Fun Zone and Pumpkin patch is not open or included during scary maze dates and hours.

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