A & H Farm Pumpkin Patch, Day Activities, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Featuring hayrack rides, train rides, Trike Track, corn mazes, pumpkin patch, petting zoo with baby animals, giant slide, corn pit, rope maze, bounce houses, zip line, battle zone, kid zone and much more.

For information, call 785-341-7794.

A & H Farm, 1374 Collins Lane.

Costume Parade and Trick-or-Treating, 2 p.m.

Board and Brush.

K-State Theatre presents “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son, 2:30 p.m.

After Callie meets Sara, the two unexpectedly kiss, provoking a violent attack that transforms their lives in ways they could never anticipate.

Directed by Teva Spencer, senior in theatre.

Purple Masque Theatre, West Stadium.

Meet the Makers Festival at Prairiewood, featuring local and regional makers, artists and musicians, 3-7 p.m.

Kim Taggart will give an artist talk at 4 p.m. about her of extreme graphite collection.

Parking and admission are free.

Food and drink sales on site, by Cox Brothers BBQ and Arrow Catering Company.

Also Prairiewood Preserve trails will be open for hiking, and an evening campfire with s’mores.

Blue Sage Gallery, 1484 Wildcat Creek Road.

Trunk-or-Treat at the Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Join Kappa Kappa Gamma for a book-themed trunk-or-treating experience.

Manhattan Public Library.

McCain Performance Series presents comedian Ken Jeong, 7:30 p.m.

Jeong has been blending comedy and medicine all his life. After graduating Duke University and attaining his MD at the University of North Carolina, Ken completed his Internal Medicine residency in New Orleans all while developing his comedy and cult-like following in the stand-up circuit.

Tickets are available at the box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or at k-state.edu/mccain.

McCain Auditorium.

Evan Tuttle presents the Underground Floor Show, 8 p.m.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.


1s and 2s Storytime, 9:30 a.m. Also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Baby Rhyme Time, 11 a.m. Also 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Yack & Yarn, 1:30 p.m. Also 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Monday Movies for Teens, 3 p.m.

3s and 4s Storytime, 11 a.m. Tuesday. Also 10 a.m. Friday.

Chess Club/Family Game Night, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Monster Mash Dance Party, 11 a.m. Thursday.

Family Fun Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturday.

For a complete list of storytimes and events, visit mhklibrary.org.

Howl’n Halloween, 3-6 p.m.

Wine pairings with our favorite Halloween candies. Costume contest for the pups at 4pm, with prizes for the best dressed.

Liquid Art Winery.


MAC Clay Classes: After School Clay, 4:30-5:45 p.m. Tuesdays through December 10.

MAC Couples Workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday.

Sign up at manhattanarts.org.

Manhattan Arts Center.

Pioneer Women Yoga Series, 6-8 p.m.

Featuring yoga from instructor Jessa Baxter Voos of Chapter Five Yoga, and guest speaker Laura Mead, artist, practitioner and teacher of meditation, and creative consultant.

Cost: $5 benefiting the Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation, plus cash bar by Arrow Catering Company.

Bring your yoga mat.

Blue Sage Gallery, Prairiewood, 1484 Wildcat Creek Road.

UPC Film: “Coco,” 6 p.m.

K-State Student Union Forum Hall.

Free Film: “The Voiceless,” 7 p.m.

This internationally recognized film features the stories of five men and their experiences with sexual violence.

K-State Student Union Wildcat Chambers.

Horrible Move Night: “Suburban Sasquatch,” 8 p.m.

Also Trivia Smackdown, 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Auntie Mae’s.


English Department Colloquium: “Filipinas in the Wild West: Regional Narratives of Gender, Sexuality, Race, and Empire” by assistant professor Tom Sarmiento, 3:30 p.m.

K-State Student Union Wildcat Chamber.

Downtown Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m. in the Via Christi parking lot.

Also 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in Dillard’s parking lot.

Featuring homegrown vegetables, local meat, home baked goodies, local arts and crafts and much more.

Hallooween Spookeasy, 7-10 p.m.

Featuring a specialty menu, costume contest and live jazz. Free food while supplies last. Use the secret entrance for a free dessert voucher.

Union Station by JP’s, Student Union.


Wonder Workshop Wee Arts Studio, 10 a.m.

For 3- to 5-year-olds.

To register, call 785-776-1234 or visit wonerworkshop.org.

Bewitching in Westloop, 4-6:30 p.m.

Featuring over 25 stops. Pick up a trail map in front of Bellus Academy to get stamped at each stop. Complete your card to enter to win prizes. Costume contest at 6 p.m. in front of Bellus Academy.

Westloop Shopping Center.

Canvas & Cork: Haunted Moon, 6 p.m.

Also Kid’s Canvas: Pumpkin, 10 a.m. Saturday.

For information and to register, visit straightuppstudio.com.

Straight Upp Creative Studio.


Tallgrass Tales: “Leaf Man” by Lois Ehlert, 10:30 a.m.

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.

Flint Hills Discovery Center.

International Coffee Hour: Bangladesh, 4 p.m.

International Student Center.

Happy Hour Yoga, 5 p.m.

Take any evening yoga, spin, or barre class and receive $1 off any Public Hall cocktail.

Orange Sky Yoga and Public Hall.

Pick Your Project Workshop: FriYay, 6 p.m.

Also DIY Doormat Workshop, 10 a.m. Saturday and SaturDIY, 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

To register, visit boardandbrush.com.

Board and Brush.

Paint & Sip: Lakeside Sunset, 6:30 p.m.

Also Thankful Pumpkins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Aurora Forest at 4 p.m. Sunday.

To register, visit uncorkedinspiration.com.

Uncorked Inspiration.

UPC Film: “Us,” 7 and 9:45 p.m. Also Saturday.

All films are closed captioned.

Cost: Free for K-State students, $3 for non-students.

K-State Student Union Forum Hall.

Junction City Little Theatre presents “Oklahoma,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Also November 8-10.

Set in Western Indian Territory just after the turn of the 20th Century, the spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the backdrop for the love story between Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a beautiful farm girl.

For tickets, visit jcoperahouse.org.

C.L. Hoover Opera House, Junction City.

The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “Dearly Departed: A Columbian Theatre Murder Mystery,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Put on your detective hat, dust off your magnifying glass, and solve a case that will keep you guessing (and laughing) until the end.

For tickets and information, visit columbiantheatre.com.

Columbian Theatre, Wamego.


Walk and Talk: Fall Birds with Chuck Otte, 8-10 a.m.

Cost: $3 for FHDC members, $4 for non.

Pre-register at flinthillsdiscovery.org.

Volland Store Cellar and Barn Tours, 1-5 p.m. Also Sunday.

Tour barns around the Flint Hills on a guided bus tour.

For information, visit thevollandstore.com.

FHDC Fundraiser: Bison, Beef & Bourbon, 6:30-9 p.m.

Featuring bison-inspired foods, a silent and live auction, musical entertainment, and more.

For tickets and information, visit flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785-748-1275.

Flint Hills Discovery Center.


Opening Reception for the annual Wrap It Up Exhibit and Sale, 1-3 p.m. for Friends of the MAC and 3-5 p.m. general public. Exhibit is open daily from November 4 through December 24.

Manhattan Arts Center.

Open Trail Days at Prairiewood, 1 p.m. to dusk.

Cost: Free. No RSVP needed. The Gallery will be open for holiday shopping.

No pets. Campfire in the evening, at the Blue Sage Barn.

Check-in at the Blue Sage Gallery, 1484 Wildcat Creek Road.



Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon.

Bluestem Bistro.

K-State Concert Choir and 2019 Homecoming Choir, 2 p.m.

All Faiths Chapel.


Dr. Reg Pittman’s Voice Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m.

All Faiths Chapel.


KSU Tuba Ensemble, Bassoon Ensemble, and Clarinet Ensemble, 7:30 p.m.

All Faiths Chapel.


KSU Big Bands, 7:30 p.m.

K-State Student Union Forum Hall.


Halloween Jazz Jam, 7:30 p.m.

K-State Student Union Ballroom.


Jon Wolfe and Randall King, 7 p.m.

For tickets, visit thehatksu.com.

The Hat.

VOLK, 9 p.m.

Cost: $5.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.


BirdHouse Fine Acoustic Music Series: Ryanhood, 7:30 p.m.

For tickets, visit manhattanarts.org.

Manhattan Arts Center.


Faculty Recital: John Kilgore, trumpet, 2 p.m.

All Faiths Chapel.


Push and Pull, now open.

Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum, 506 Fourth St.

The Land and the People, The Settlement of Riley County. Riley County Historical Museum, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Voices: Art Linking Asia and the West, through December 21. Part of the yearlong program: Silk Road through Kansas. Beach Museum of Art, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

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