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.


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.


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

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.


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.


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

Sunset Zoo.


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.


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.



Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon.

Bluestem Bistro.


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.


Thundering Cats Jazz Combo, 7 p.m.

Featuring Amy Rosine and Bryan Pinkall.

Manhattan Arts Center.


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

Flint Hills Discovery Center.


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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