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New Year’s Day, bridal show, chess club and more

By Ben Hopper


New Year’s Day.


Storybook Stations, 9 a.m.-noon. Featuring reading and activities involving puppets, toys, and games during this come and go event. Manhattan Public Library. Chess Club, 5:30 p.m. Manhattan Public Library.


Free Kids’ Movie: “BFG,” 10 a.m. Manhattan Public Library.


Baby Music Time, 9:30
Dance and sign with your baby. Manhattan Pubic Library. Homeschool Afternoon, 2 p.m. For students practicing home education in grades K-6. Manhattan Public Library.


Downtown Farmers’ Market of Manhattan Indoor Winter Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Featuring homegrown vegetables, local meat, baked goods, arts & crafts and much more.
The market now accepts EBT/SNAP. Double your EBT/SNAP dollars to give you an additional $25 to spend at the market, thanks to sponsor Double Up.
For more information, contact 785-3417794 or search Facebook.
Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park. K-State Men’s Basketball vs. Oklahoma, 2 p.m. K-State Women’s Basketball vs. Texas Tech, 7 p.m.
Bramlage Coliseum.


Flint Hills Bridal Show, noon-4 p.m. Featuring more than 50 vendors. Free admission. Hilton Garden Inn. Read with a Dog, 2 p.m.
Manhattan Public Library.



Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-1
Bluestem Bistro. Scott Senn, Jazz pianist, 6-8:30 p.m.


Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy, 9 p.m.
Cost: $3.
Auntie Mae’s Parlor.


Push and Pull, now open. Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum, 506 Fourth Street. Going Home: Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills, through January 8. This exhibit explores the histories of seven Flint Hills, Kansas towns including: Bodarc, Broughton, Cedar Point, Chalk Mound, Maple City, Volland, and Big John Creek Village, the Kansas home of the Kaw Nation. The Flint Hills Discovery Center. Marlin Fitzwater: From Wheat Fields to White House, through March 17, 2017. Featuring items Fitzwater, KState journalism alumnus and former press secretary to presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, donated to the Richard L.D. and Marjorie Morse Department of Special Collections at Kansas State University. The exhibit is on the fifth floor of K-State’s Hale Library. Stan Herd: Cairnes on the Beach, through May 1, 2017. Beach Museum of Art, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

The Riley County Historical Museum: Celebrating 100 Years of History and Heritage, through 2017. Showcasing more than 100 artifacts and photographs significant to the history of Riley County. Riley County Historical Museum, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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