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Upcoming Events

  • Week of Sunday, October 20, 2013

  • October 20, 2013
  • 11:00 am Jazz Brunch @ Bluestem Bistro

    Weekly on Sundays.

  • 12:00 pm Trick-or-treat among the animals

    Trick-or-Treat Among the Animals at the Sunset Zoo will take place on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:30 p.m. Wear costumes and visit five candy trails sponsored by local businesses and not-for-profit organizations. A zoo-full of activities occurs all weekend, including a Pumpkin PlayZone inside the Nature Exploration Center located at the zoo’s entryway. The PlayZone features a straw bale maze, pumpkin-themed games and live animal encounters.

  • 2:30 pm Columbinus

    Over fourteen years have passed but the tragic events of the Columbine High School shooting still resonate today. Examining bullying, alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools, Columbinus explores “the dark recesses of American adolescence.” The Washington Post called it “An ambitious examination of the suburbanization of evil, directed with a surefire sense of theatricality!”  Directed by Jennifer Vellenga

  • October 21, 2013
  • 12:00 am KSU grad student exhibition

    The graduate students in the Department of Art at Kansas State University will present an exhibition of recent work entitled “Collective Input” campus from Oct. 21 through Nov. 1 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery at Willard Hall on the KSU campus. Works will encompass a range of contemporary and traditional media including ceramics, drawing, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. A public reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Admission will be free and open to the public.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • October 22, 2013
  • 12:00 am KSU grad student exhibition

    The graduate students in the Department of Art at Kansas State University will present an exhibition of recent work entitled “Collective Input” campus from Oct. 21 through Nov. 1 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery at Willard Hall on the KSU campus. Works will encompass a range of contemporary and traditional media including ceramics, drawing, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. A public reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Admission will be free and open to the public.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • 5:00 pm KSU grad student exhibit reception

    The graduate students in the Department of Art at Kansas State University will present an exhibition of recent work entitled “Collective Input” campus from Oct. 21 through Nov. 1 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery at Willard Hall on the KSU campus. Works will encompass a range of contemporary and traditional media including ceramics, drawing, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. A public reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Admission will be free and open to the public.

  • October 23, 2013
  • 12:00 am KSU grad student exhibition

    The graduate students in the Department of Art at Kansas State University will present an exhibition of recent work entitled “Collective Input” campus from Oct. 21 through Nov. 1 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery at Willard Hall on the KSU campus. Works will encompass a range of contemporary and traditional media including ceramics, drawing, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. A public reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Admission will be free and open to the public.

  • 4:05 pm Happy Hour 405 @ della Voce

    Featured tapas and drinks, only $4.05

  • 5:00 pm Randolph supper

    Randolph United Methodist Church will have its annual fall supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. On the menu are Swedish meatballs, creamed chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad, homemade bread, pie and drinks. Tickets are $8 for adults, $2.50 for children in kindergarten through sixth grade and free for preschool children.

  • October 24, 2013
  • 12:00 am KSU grad student exhibition

    The graduate students in the Department of Art at Kansas State University will present an exhibition of recent work entitled “Collective Input” campus from Oct. 21 through Nov. 1 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery at Willard Hall on the KSU campus. Works will encompass a range of contemporary and traditional media including ceramics, drawing, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. A public reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Admission will be free and open to the public.

  • 10:30 am Huck Boyd Lecture

    Jane Marshall will give the 14th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the K-State Alumni Center Ballroom. The lecture is titled “Wildcats, Newspapers and Mulberry Pie: Stories from the Kitchen Table.”

  • 2:00 pm Kansas State University — 150 Years and Counting

    people can review the highlights of K-State’s unique history in research, instruction, athletics and student life. Participants are encouraged to share their own memories about KSU.

  • 5:00 pm Soup with seniors

    The Seniors’ Center is hosting its annual Harvest Soup Supper & Silent Auction on Thursday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Soups are donated from local restaurants for the event.  New this year, the center will have a silent auction of gift baskets.  Tickets are $6 per person. Proceeds benefit the center’s programs and activities. For more information call 537-4040.

  • 5:00 pm Thursday: Martini Night @ della Voce

    Our specialty martinis are $5 each.

  • 5:30 pm Traumatic Brain Injury support group

    There will be a Traumatic Brain Injury support group meeting for survivors of brain injury, family members and friends, on Oct. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  The meeting will be at the College Avenue United Methodist Church. For information, please contact Jane Mertz Garcia at Kansas State University Speech and Hearing Center at (785) 532-1493.

  • 6:00 pm Fairytale Factory Children’s Carnival

    Fairytale activities for all of the boys and girls in the Wildcat Kingdom! Stations include: Face painting, caramel apples, fish for prizes, pumpkin painting, make your own Shrek slime, fortune teller, and more!

  • 7:00 pm Manhattan Human Rights & Services Board meeting
  • 7:00 pm Triota’s Purple Swirl fundraiser

    Come support K-State’s Triota (Women’s Studies Honor Society) as we build our funds to do greatness on campus and in our community.

  • 7:30 pm The World Blues Tour: Taj Mahal and Guests

    The World Blues Tour is a celebration of American blues music’s global influence. Anchored by iconic folk-blues legend Taj Mahal, the evening also will feature the soulful South African blues of guitarist/vocalist Vusi Mahlasela and the modern rock and roll perspective of Fredericks Brown, a band featuring Taj’s daughter, Deva Mahal.

    Over his five-decade career, the Grammy Award-winning Taj Mahal has been a master of global styles, from Mississippi Delta blues to Hawaiian stylings to African rhythms. In addition to headlining the program, he also is the binding thread throughout this extraordinary evening of music. Fresh from their sessions together on Vusi’s latest album, Taj and Vusi explore the intersection of African and American musical forms. Fredericks Brown’s talent makes it clear that Taj has influenced yet another generation, taking blues to new levels of excitement and innovation.

  • October 25, 2013
  • 12:00 am KSU grad student exhibition

    The graduate students in the Department of Art at Kansas State University will present an exhibition of recent work entitled “Collective Input” campus from Oct. 21 through Nov. 1 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery at Willard Hall on the KSU campus. Works will encompass a range of contemporary and traditional media including ceramics, drawing, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. A public reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Admission will be free and open to the public.

  • 10:30 am Memory cafe

    The Seniors’ Center, 301 N. Fourth St., will be hosting a Memory Cafe on Oct. 11 and Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. The Memory Cafe is for individuals with early to moderate Alzheimer’s Disease and their care partners, as well as individuals who worry about memory problems. The group hopes to encourage friendship, acceptance and understanding. For additional information contact Susan Peterson at the Seniors’ Center, 537-4040.

  • 7:00 pm 80s rock night w/Paramount

    80s Rock Night at The Wareham Opera House in Manhattan, Kansas!! PARAMOUNT will be playing all of your 80s Rock Favorites from Journey to Joan Jett, Pat Benatar to Poison, GnR to Bon Jovi and much more! Opening band Northcutt! Advance tickets only $10 and on sale soon at http://www.thewareham.com/ Day of show tickets will be $12.

  • 8:00 pm Madness in Manhattan

    The first 2,500 fans at the event, which is sponsored by K-State Federal Credit Union, will receive a free mini 2013 K-State men’s basketball Big 12 Championship banner. Doors to the arena will open at 8 p.m., following the Homecoming parade and pep rally. Festivities will start at 8:30 p.m.

    A special unveiling honoring K-State’s basketball heritage will highlight the evening, which will also feature scrimmages, a dunk contest and skills competition by both teams. The event will also showcase special video presentations and performances by the K-State pep band, Willie Wildcat and the Classy Cats. In addition, there will be comments from head coaches Bruce Weber and Deb Patterson and selected men’s and women’s players.

  • 10:30 pm The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    Pre-show with Mary Renee begins at 10:30 pm. Movie starts at midnight. Prop bags are provided with your $5 admission

  • October 26, 2013
  • 12:00 am KSU grad student exhibition

    The graduate students in the Department of Art at Kansas State University will present an exhibition of recent work entitled “Collective Input” campus from Oct. 21 through Nov. 1 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery at Willard Hall on the KSU campus. Works will encompass a range of contemporary and traditional media including ceramics, drawing, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. A public reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Admission will be free and open to the public.

  • 2:45 pm Football: West Virginia at Manhattan

    The Mountaineers come to Manhattan for K-State’s Homecoming.

  • 5:30 pm Haunted Hayracks

    Haunted hayrack rides will take place. A “chicken ride” will be at 5:30 p.m., with haunted rides following until 10 p.m. Rides are $7. Food stands will be selling hot dogs, funnel cakes and hot cider.

  • 7:30 pm KSU Volleyball vs. Texas

    Wildcats vs. Longhorns!

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