Riley County Fair, through Monday.

Ottaway Amusements, 6 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

For a complete schedule and information, visit

Riley County Fairgrounds.

Liquid Art Winery Third Anniversary Party, noon-8 p.m.

Liquid Art Winery.

Little Apple Baby Expo, 2-5p.m.

Featuring local resources for expecting and new parents.

Manhattan Town Center.

Summer Theatre Academy: Frozen Junior, 2 p.m. for the a.m. group performs 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. for the p.m. group.

Just like with Summer Theatre Academy, our mission is to serve children with a desire and passion to learn about theatre art. Area youth have been rehearsing after school since October.

For information and tickets, call 785-456-2029 or visit

Columbian Theatre.

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

Auntie Mae’s.

Paint & Sip: Blue Llama, 4 p.m.

Also Konza Path at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Cats on a Ledge 7 p.m. Saturday and Lakeside Moonriese at 4 p.m. Sunday.

For information and to register, visit

Uncorked Inspiration.


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

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

Craftnoon, 2 p.m. Thursday.

Free Kids’ Movie, 2 p.m. Friday.

For a complete list of storytimes and events, visit


Kids’ Summer Art Camp, 10 a.m.

Canvas & Cork: Hanging Herbs, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Couples’ Canvas: Llamas in Love, 6 p.m. Friday.

For information and to register, visit

Straight Upp Creative Studio.

Pioneer Women Yoga Series, 6 p.m.

Cost: $5.

Blue Sage Gallery, Prairiewood.

Horrible Movie Night: “Fateful Findings,” 8 p.m.

Auntie Mae’s.


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.


Manhattan Arts Center presents “Damn Yankees,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Also August 9-11.

Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees.

Directed by Tyler Woods. Music and lyrics by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler, book by Douglass Wallop and George Abbott. For tickets and information, visit

Manhattan Arts Center.


Everybody Counts Community Event, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Featuring booths sponsored by community organizations offering services, educational information and volunteer opportunities, as well as fun activities for children and families, a clothing distribution at Pilgrim Baptist Church and food distribution at the Flint Hills Breadbasket from 9 a.m.-noon and produce only at Harvesters from noon-1 p.m.

Also featuring free rides city-wide all day by the Flint Hills ATA all day and a free brunch provided by Hyvee from 10 a.m.-noon, as well as free health screenings and basic preventative vet care for cats and dogs from 9-11 a.m.

Douglass Community Center.

First Saturday Cars and Coffee, 9-11 a.m.

Midwest Dream Car Collection.


Open Trail Days at Prairiewood, 1-8 p.m.

No pets. Campfire at 7 p.m. at the Blue Sage Barn.

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

MAC Auditions for “The Addams Family,” 7-9 p.m. Also Monday.

For ages 14 and older. For information, visit



Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon.

Bluestem Bistro.


Live Music on the Rooftop: Ken Gustin & Chris Biggs, 8 p.m.

Tallgrass Tap House.

Dance Monkey Dance, 9 p.m.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.


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.

Prairie Perspective: Two Journeys, through Aug. 10.

Artists Kelly Yarbrough Frasier and Marsha Jensen explore their prairie home in this exhibit of mixed media drawings and hand woven baskets. Gallery Talk at 6 p.m. Aug. 7. Manhattan Arts Center, noon-5:30 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dream with Da Vinci, through September 8. Celebrate the accomplishments of Da Vinci during this temporary exhibit commemorating the 500th anniversary of his death. Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Voices: Art Linking Asia and the West, through December 21, 2019. 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.

An Endless Line. Strecker Nelson West Gallery, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

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