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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Conventions & Meetings (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (5)
  5. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (1)
  6. Calendar Overlay Kansas State Wildcats athletics (1)
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Art Exhibits

  1. John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within

    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.

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  2. Field Station 4: Charles Lindsay

    November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    An installation by expedition geologist and artist Charles Lindsay, who directs the artist-in-residence program for SETI (Search For Extra Terrestrial Intelligence). The installation will delve into earth's geological and cultural pasts, using scientific equipment salvaged from space exploration archaeology. Specimens and artifacts in Field Station 4 provoke musings on human perceptions of time and space.

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  3. APDesign Design Charrette

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

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  4. AIA Wichita Exhibit

    February 3, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall

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  5. Darren Lee Miller, Reflections

    February 10, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Mark A. Chapman Gallery, 116 Willard Hall

    The Kansas State University Department of Art presents Darren Lee Miller installation "Darren Lee Miller, Reflections" starting Monday, February 10 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Willard 116.
    Admission is free and open to the public. Funded by K-State SGA Fine Arts Fee.

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  6. The Earl Project

    February 22, 2020 - March 28, 2020 @ Manhattan Arts Center

    This powerful exhibit tells the stories of Veterans and their families through art created in Earl Project workshops.
    Workshop dates are February 29, 2-4 PM and March 28, 1:30-4:30 PM.

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Community Events

  1. Bring a Date to the Zoo

    February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Sunset Zoo

    Enjoy the zoo this winter with limited hours. Bring a date to the zoo this February- buy one adult admission and get one free.

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  2. Hearts 'n BBQ

    February 13, 2020, 11:00 AM - March 13, 2020, 9:00 PM @ Cox Bros BBQ

    On Thursday, February 13th Homecare & Hospice and Cox Bros. BBQ will team up once again to host the 5th Annual Hearts 'n BBQ event! On that day, Cox Bros. will be donating a portion of their proceeds to the Homecare & Hospice Employee Education Fund, a fund established by the family of former hospice client Rhoda Culberston, which is designed to offer funding to any Homecare & Hospice employee seeking to further their education.
    There will be a lunch slider buffet from 11AM - 12PM, a whole hog buffet from 5PM - 8PM as well as live music and raffle items.
    All you have to do to participate is to swing by Cox Bros. anytime between 11AM - 9PM that day to enjoy some BBQ and spread some love!

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  3. Annual Book Sale

    February 28, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Manhattan Public Library

    Preview night for MLA Members only. Memberships sold at the door starting at $10. Find books for sale at bargain prices and support the Manhattan Public Library! Volunteers work year-round to gather and sort donated hardback books, paperbacks, children’s books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, and vinyl in order to put on this huge sale for the public. All of the money raised will be used to fund library programs and purchases such as new books, furniture, special events for children, and summer reading programs.

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  4. Flint Hills Home Show

    February 29, 2020 - March 1, 2020 @ National Guard Armory

    The annual showcase of home innovations, contractors, craftsmen, renovators, designers, roofing, lighting, flooring and more.
    Come browse to find inspiration, or to get your next project off the ground!

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Kansas Bowhunters Association

    February 28, 2020 - March 1, 2020 @ Four Points by Sheraton

    Join the KBA for their 2020 Convention Banquet & Fundraiser with like-minded bowhunters from across Kansas. You'll share stories, learn from experts, & celebrate bowhunting. If you have a passion for bowhunting or bowfishing you won’t want to miss this action packed weekend. All are welcome to attend. Workshops include Q&A with KDWP&T, DIY Western Hunting & Basic Bow Maintenance.
    Topping off the event is the Awards Banquet & Auction. The keynote speaker will be Jim Willems, current President of the Pope & Young Club. He resides in New Mexico & has hunted 8 countries on 4 continents. Jim was the first of only two non-residents to take the Colorado Big 9 with a bow, unguided with a bow.
    The evening concludes with the live auction and raffle. All funds raised support the KBA throughout the year. Don't forget to bring your entries for the photography, artwork, shed antlers, best pose of hunter with game, & taxidermy competition.
    Event registration deadline is Feb. 24

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  2. Woman's World Conference

    February 28, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ K-State Student Union

    Woman’s World is a non-denominational event that helps women understand their significance in God’s eyes. The program includes practical seminars, a dynamic keynote speaker, buffet meals, times of worship, and lots of other surprises. This year’s theme of “Adventure Awaits” will be a hopeful and confident look at how God is leading and guiding us through His word through the seasons and unknown territory of our lives. It will be a fun and inspirational break from the winter months for all ages. Woman’s World has been a ministry of Manhattan Christian College since 1978.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Floyd's Susannah

    February 27, 2020, 7:30 PM - February 29, 2020 @ Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall

    Carlisle Floyd's best-known opera is based loosely on the apocryphal tale of Susannah and the elders set in rural Tennessee and written in response to McCarthyism and the Red Scare.

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  2. Men On Boats

    February 28, 2020, 7:30 PM - March 1, 2020, 10:00 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. "Men On Boats" is the true-ish history of an 1869 expedition. One-armed captain and crew of insane-yet-loyal volunteers set out to chart the Colorado River's course. Join this all-female cast for grand adventure!

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  3. The Little Mermaid

    February 28, 2020, 7:30 PM - February 29, 2020 @ Columbian Theatre

    In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

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  4. When the Well Runs Dry

    February 29, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    This 31 minute documentary film tenderly portrays the vital connection that rural Kansans have with water, our most precious resource. Ranchers, farmers, and residents of small Kansas towns tell us their heartfelt, personal stories about water, including the ongoing threats they face to the availability of the water they depend on.
    The film will be followed by a Q&A with the director.

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  5. McCain Performance Series: Lunasa

    February 29, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Wareham Opera House

    Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lúnasa is indeed a gathering of Ireland's top musical talents. Its members have helped form the backbone of some of the greatest Irish groups of the decade. Folk Roots magazine has rightly termed them an “Irish music dream team.”

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For the Kids!

  1. Teen Literary Zone

    January 10, 2020 - May 1, 2020

    Teens 7th-12th Grade: Do you want to have your writing or artwork published in a short zine? We're starting a literary art zine! For our first year, each issue will have a seasonal theme. We'll accept any form of writing or art, including things like: poems, essays, comics, photography, scans of 2-d art, or photos of 30D art, or anything outside the box that you can create. The deadline to submit work for the summer issue is May 1, 2020. Submit digital files by emailing them to ya@mhklibrary.org.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Baseball: Fairleigh Dickinson vs K-State

    February 29, 2020, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium

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Special Events

  1. American Adventure

    January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - May 10, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Settlers landed on American soil in 1607 unacquainted to the challenges they would face to build new lives. In this interactive exhibit, visitors take on colonist's life where choices made determine your fate. If you're lucky, you just might survive the year.

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