A & H Farm Sunflower Fest, noon-6 p.m.

Featuring thousands of sunflowers to see and cut, train rides, a petting zoo, giant slide, rope maze, bounce houses, kid zone and more.

For information, call 785-341-7794.

A & H Farms, 1374 Collins Lane.

Kansas Corral of the Westerners present “The Smoky Hill Trail” by Leo Oliva, 2 p.m.

For more information on the Kansas Corral or Westerners International, go to kansascorralofwesterners.weebly.com.

Manhattan Public Library.

The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “Hoo Haw: 15th Anniversary,” 2 p.m. Also 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

For tickets and information, visit columbiantheatre.com.

Columbian Theatre, Wamego.

Paint & Sip: Thunder on the Plains, 4 p.m.

Also Eiffel Tower at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Peacock at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Painted Sky at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Also Kids’ Kanvas: Univorn at 10 a.m. Saturday.

For information and to register, visit uncorkedinspiration.com.

Uncorked Inspiration.

MONDAY

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

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.

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

Tech Training: Online Resources, 2 p.m. Register online.

K-3rd Unplugged, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Strategy Board Game Night, 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Family Fun Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturday.

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

TUESDAY

Cocktails & Vinyl with Sarah Sue, 8 p.m. Bring your own vinyl.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.

WEDNESDAY

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.

Bike Night, 7-9 p.m.

Featuring bikes, bands, and BBQ.

RC McGraws.

FRIDAY

Zoofari Tails Storytime: Cheetahs and lions, 10 a.m.

Sunset Zoo.

SATURDAY

Da Vinci Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of Da Vinci’s legacy and the summer blockbuster exhibit, Dream with Da Vinci.

Featuring music, performers, crafts and science experiments.

For information, visit flinthillsdiscovery.org/davinciday.

Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Riley County Genealogical Society, the Riley County Historical Society and Museum and the Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance present the Second Annual Genealogy and History Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Featuring presentations, performances, and informational tables.

Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park.

Star Gazing at the Volland, 7:30 p.m.

Featuring a presentation by Jerelyn Ramirez of the Kansas Astronomical Observers at 7:45 p.m. and Star Stories from the 2019 edition of the Symphony in the Flint Hills Field Journal.

The Volland Store.

SUNDAY

Puppy Patio Paw-ty, noon-8 p.m. Celebrate National Dog Day.

Liquid Art Winery.

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

Auntie Mae’s.

MUSIC

SUNDAY

Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon.

Bluestem Bistro.

THURSDAY

Landshark Music Series: The Church Ladies Unsupervised, 7-9 p.m.

Coco Bolos.

Ramblin’ Deano and Ice Cold Singles, 9 p.m.

Auntie Mae’s.

FRIDAY

Thundering Cats Jazz Combo, 7 p.m.

Featuring Amy Rosine and Bryan Pinkall.

Manhattan Arts Center.

SATURDAY

K-State’s Madrigal and Motet Ensemble Concert, 11:30 a.m.

Flint Hills Discovery Center.

ONGOING

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.

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