October 13, 2016, 8:30 AM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Riley County Historical Museum
Centennial celebration exhibit showcases 100-plus artifacts and photographs significant to the history of the Riley County community. Notable objects include a section of original seating from Wareham Opera House, penny-farthing bicycle owned by Guy Varney, hand-carved sunflower clock made from local wood for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.Many objects on view have been rarely exhibited. Centennial exhibition accompanied by series of programs (watch for announcements and check calendar).
February 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Photographic adventure and multifaceted representation of contemporary Kansas farm life. Mohr's photography challenges viewers to appreciate Kansas farmers with renewed vision.
March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - February 28, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Great War's influence on Dwight Eisenhower’s budding leadership abilities. World War I proved crucial to the making of this American icon and future president.
March 14, 2017 - July 1, 2017 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Friends of the Beach gift print artist Jason Scuilla was raised in Sarasota, Fla., and his drawings and prints have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the U.S. Scuilla serves as associate professor of art at Kansas State University.
April 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - October 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Hale Library fifth floor gallery
K-State Libraries joins 150th anniversary celebrations of Chisholm Trail. "Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy" exhibit with artifacts, books, maps and photos allows glimpse into Kansas' Wild West era and turbulent relationship with Texas cattle trade.
April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 30, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Rare artifacts and historic photographs of life along the Chisholm Trail to celebrate the trail's sesquicentennial. Learn origins of the cowboy boot, and how the phrase “real McCoy” became a familiar phrase in American lexicon. Legendary stories behind near mythical figures like Wild Bill Hickok and others. Dwight Eisenhower developed a love for all things western ... find out why. This lil' cowtown raised a President!
May 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - August 6, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Design Zone takes you behind the scenes to see how video game developers, music producers, roller-coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to do amazing things.
June 2, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
View the moon, Jupiter, Saturn and stars through 8-inch reflecting and 4-inch refracting telescopes. K-State Professor Chris Sorensen points out major stars and summer constellations. Guests welcome to bring telescopes. All ages event.Note: Aug. 17 Go See It! lecture on solar eclipses ahead of Aug. 21 solar event.
June 2, 2017, 7:30 PM - June 11, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Great Plains Theatre
Young woman decides she wants her father to walk her down the aisle; except she doesn't know who the father is! All three potential fathers invited to the wedding without knowledge of her mother. Worlds collide on tiny Greek island in musical extravaganza!
June 2, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Larry Norvell Band Shell
Folk-inspired lyricism brought to life by master vocalist. Jessica Paige draws on stories of old souls with her own unique brand of songwriting. Paige has appeared at MHK venues Auntie Mae's and Aggie Central Station in recent years.
June 2, 2017, 9:00 PM @ RC McGraw's
From the tradition of great singer-songwriters who inspired him, Jon Wolfe brings fiery energy to the American heartland.
June 2, 2017, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Susan B. Anthony Middle School
Teach both youths and adults the techniques and pleasures of fishing. All youth must enroll (adult required to accompany each youth at both Friday/Saturday sessions). Friday educational session focuses on various aspects of fishing.
June 2, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Kansas State University Gardens
Cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres at annual K-State Gardens fundraiser, features music from '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s as attendees are invited to wear vintage attire. Silent auction; valet parking provided.