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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
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  4. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (4)
  5. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (2)
  6. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (2)
  7. Calendar Overlay Special Events (3)

Art Exhibits

  1. CLOSED 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. CLOSED 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. The Columbian Artist Group Exhibit

    January 11, 2020 - February 15, 2020 @ Manhattan Arts Center

    The Columbian Artist Group is an organization of creative like minded individuals dedicated to Fostering the artistic growth and evolution of its members and promoting their talents.
    All MAC gallery exhibits are free and open to the public.

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  4. CLOSED APDesign Design Charrette

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

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  5. AIA Wichita Exhibit

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

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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. Tallgrass Tales: Ten Pigs by Derek Anderson

    February 7, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Youth ages 2-6 will enjoy a different story at each session and then participate in a simple activity designed to connect with the themes of the story.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Kansas Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference

    February 7, 2020 - February 9, 2020 @ Hilton Garden Inn

    Join more than 500 young men and women from across the state at the 2020 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leaders Conference. The weekend will focus on connecting you with practical tools and resources to add value to your daily work, expanding your peer and professional network and providing encouragement and motivation to keep pushing forward in a tough time for agriculture. Regardless of the crops you grow, animals you raise or off-farm role you play, this conference has something for all young people connected to agriculture and will empower attendees to return home with the tools and knowledge to make positive changes for their farms, families and communities. Talk to your county board or coordinator about attendance and sponsorship opportunities today!

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Live Music: Stoney Larue

    February 7, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Hat

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  2. BirdHouse Music Series: Driven

    February 7, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Characterizing themselves as a bluegrass group without mercy, this band has deep musical roots. Playing in family bands and growing up attending bluegrass festivals around the country, Driven finds inspiration everywhere.

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  3. Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park

    February 7, 2020, 7:30 PM - February 8, 2020 @ CL Hoover Opera House

    With the recent passing of playwright Neil Simon, JCLT wanted to bring one of his beloved plays to the stage. Barefoot In the Park focuses on newlyweds Corie and Paul Bratter and their adventures living in a minuscule sixth floor walk-up apartment in a Greenwich Village brownstone. Stuffed-shirt Paul is a hard-working young attorney just starting his practice, while spontaneous bride Corie is determined to create a romantic environment in one room with no heat, a hole in the skylight, and oddball neighbors. JCLT SEASON TICKET HOLDERS PLEASE CALL (785) 238-3906 TO RESERVE YOUR TIX

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  4. School Girls: or the African Mean Girls Play

    February 7, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Purple Masque Theatre in West Stadium

    Which girl will be chosen to represent Ghana in the Miss Global Universe pageant? This biting comedy explores the universal similarities and glaring differences facing teenage girls across the globe.

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For the Kids!

  1. CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH 30 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

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  2. K-State Rodeo Storytime

    February 7, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Auditorium, Manhattan Public Library

    hear some fun cowboy stories and learn a little about the rodeo with members of the K-State Rodeo Club. Every child who attends will receive a free ticket to the K-State Rodeo. Co-sponsored by the K-State Rodeo Club.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. How Business Visa works and Immigration Attorney process

    February 3, 2020, 8:00 AM - February 12, 2020, 9:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Business visa information helps interpreters and companies to understand the importance of business visas and how this can benefit the growth of your company and business with Immigration Attorney or Immigration Lawyer.
    Understand the different types of business visa is a must for any organization. there is a wealth of information out there and many people do not know where to begin. we will cover topics that will include understanding basic company staff needs and immigration. types of business visas available and those that may be suitable for different organizations. The first steps to take when you identify the need for a business visa.

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  2. Brew Up Some Education

    February 7, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ JP's Sports Grill, Table Room

    Jan. 29, 2020 – Craft beer lovers are invited to attend the Brew Up Some Education event from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in the Table Room at JP’s Sports Grill.
    Guests will enjoy a taste of the chef’s culinary expertise with a special five-course dinner inspired by and paired with selections from Walnut River Brewing Company, located in El Dorado, Kansas. The beer lineup will include Walnut River’s Coffee Porter, Falconer’s Wheat, High Beam IPA, Teter Rock Kolsch and Warbeard Irish Red.
    Limited tickets are available and will be sold at JP’s Sports Grill for $55 apiece, which includes the five-course dinner, beer pairings, tax and service. To purchase tickets, guests must be 21 or older.

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Special Events

  1. CLOSED THROUGH MARCH 30 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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  2. Boy Scouts of America Coronado Area Council 3rd Annual Corporate Pinewood Derby Race

    February 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Briggs Auto Group

    This is a corporate pinewood derby for adults. Build the car based on official BSA pinewood derby rules for weight and size with your imagination running wild. Official race and car rules will be provided when car is issued. Hors d' oeuvres,cocktails and non alcoholic beverages will be served during the event.

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  3. Night to Shine Prom

    February 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ University Christian Church

    Join us for a prom night that you will never forget! Walk the red carpet, enjoy the royal treatment, and dance the night away! Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. For people with special needs, 14+. For more information and to register, contact Special Community Alliance at

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