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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
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Art Exhibits

  1. 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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  2. CLOSED APDesign Design Charrette

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

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  3. CANCELLED Heintzelman/Kremer Nominees

    May 12, 2020 - August 31, 2020 @ Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall

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  4. Culture & Conservation: Panel Discussion

    August 23, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve

    Bring your outdoor blanket or lawn chair and join us for a panel discussion with artists and industry professionals whose work informs our cultural landscape. Limited to 50 participants, we invite you to spread out under our shady canopy of walnut trees and learn more from our panelists. • Aaron Treher - Artist, Art & Rural Environments Field School + Archive • Erin Wiersma - Kansas State University Department of Art • Katie Kingery-Page - College of Architecture, Planning & Design at Kansas State University • Bill McBride - Sculptor, Tallgrass Artist Residency Register for this event to attend: This event is one of a three-part panel series for the "CoDwelling: Artist Residency & Program Series" project that Prairiewood is hosting at it's Walnut Pond site in August 2020.

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Community Events

  1. Bibliocaching: A Library Series of Geocaches

    August 23, 2020, All Day

    This is a self-directed activity available for all ages, but especially aimed at teens. We have placed geocaches in public parks and trails around town for you to find. Each of our caches has a young adult book inside, free for the taking. Read the library events page description for more information, and go to to find "Library Cache #" geocaches on the map. Event will be available from August to December 2020.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Flint Hills Festival of Wines - Virtual Grab Bag & Silent Auction

    August 23, 2020 - August 28, 2020 @ Virtual

    Guests at our Virtual Grab Bag & Silent Auction will test their luck at our traditional Grab Bag drawing! Each participant will receive a prize, ranging from a bottle of wine to tickets to our spring event, the Promenade on Poyntz. Participants will also have access to browsing and bidding at our Silent Auction featuring a wide range of items from various MHK businesses and restaurants.

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  2. Hoo Haw Show at The Columbian Theatre in Wamego

    August 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    What has ears but cannot hear? A field of corn! Announcing the 14th year of Hoo Haw, an excellent live music performance with mediocre comedy. This familiar, fun-loving cast has been bringing in a full-house for 15 years now. The Columbian has maintained a strict cleaning regimen, has social distancing built into the online seating and we're dying to break a leg! There won’t be a full house but tickets are sure to sell out and the audience is sure to roar. Veteran actor and director Troy Hemphill heads the annual favorite with new skits, songs, and knee-slappers.?

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Special Events

  1. CANCELED - Big League Fun

    May 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - September 13, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Play Ball! Behind-the-scenes secrets of baseball, which gained American popularity on an amateur level nearly 200 years ago. You'll want to hop off the bench, grip a bat and belt one out of the park! There are multiple layers of involvement within the sport: player, manager/coach, umpire, scorekeeper or voracious fan. This exhibition contends with how each facet of the game is broken down into math and science.

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