“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” 2 p.m.

Manhattan High School performing arts department winter musical.

Tickets: 785-587-2100 ext. 8297.

Cost: $5 for students, $7 for adults.

Rezac Auditorium.

Welsh Day and the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project, 2-3 p.m.

Learn about Wales and the Welsh legacy in the Midwest.

Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community.

“Bright Ideas” by Eric Coble, 2:30 p.m.

Josh and Gen try to get their son into the “right” school at a fatal dinner party.

Tickets: ksu.universitytickets.com or 785-236-8638.

West Stadium, Purple Masque Theatre.

Paint & Sip: Snowy Owl, 4 p.m.

Also, Paint & Sip: Purple Flower, 6 p.m. Friday; Paint & Sip: Flint Hills Sunset, 6 p.m. Saturday; and Paint & Sip: Soybean Sunset, 4 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets and information: uncorkedinspiration.com

Uncorked Inspiration, 1223 Moro St.

“Men On Boats,” 2 p.m.

Ten explorers in four boats in the Grand Canyon.

Tickets: manhattanarts.org or 785-537-4420

Cost: $10-18.

Manhattan Arts Center.

Evan Tuttle Presents — The Underground Floor Show, 8 p.m.

Monthly floor show. Ages 21+.

Cost: $5.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.


Discover K-State Day, 8:30 a.m.

Current high school students who have not yet been admitted to the university are invited to attend. One of six events through May.

K-State Student Union.

Kids in the Kitchen, 6 p.m.

Children ages 5-13 can prepare a family meal alongside the chef of JP’s Gastropub.

Cost: $35.

Union Station, K-State Student Union.

“Rent,” 7:30 p.m. The 20th anniversary tour.

Tickets: mccain.ksu.edu

McCain Auditorium.


Smartphone photography, 2-4 p.m.

Learn about the basic functions of smartphone cameras. Registration required.

Also 1’s and 2’s story time Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Manhattan Public Library.

Hops N’ Profs: “I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me”: using Cameras and Technology for Conversation in Parks and Protected Areas, 6 p.m.

Monthly presentations. This month’s presentation by Ryan Sharp, associate professor of Park Management and Conservation at K-State.

No cost.

Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Yoga Night at Prairiewood, 6 p.m.

With Gwen Obermeyer, and all-levels yoga led by Chapter Five Yoga. Admission goes toward local non-profit — this month is Friends of Konza Prairie.

Cost: $5, cash bar from Arrow Cocktail Lounge.

Blue Sage Barn.

Fourth grade music program, 6:30 p.m.

Amanda Arnold Elementary cafeteria.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival, 7 p.m.

Part of a nationwide tour to over 140 cities, including Topeka and Shawnee. The festival benefits the Friends of the Kaw and the Kansas Riverkeeper Program.

K-State Union, Forum hall.

Cameron Kasky, 7 p.m.

Activiist and co-founder of March for Our Lives will present and answer questions.

Ballroom, K-State Student Union.

Horrible Movie Night: Twisted Pair.

Also, Trivia Smackdown Wednesday at 8 p.m., Tyler Gregory Life at 9 p.m. Thursday, and Field Day Jitters at 9 p.m. Friday.

Auntie Mae’s Parlor.


EXCITE Shadow Day, 8:50 a.m.

Hosted by the K-State Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering, the events aim to increase girls’ interest in STEM fields. Include attending classes with current K-State undergraduate students, eating lunch and touring campus. Registration includes meal card, bag and pencil.

Open to high school students.

Also March 25 and April 1.

Register at KAWSE website: k-state.edu/kawse/excite

K-State Women’s Basketball vs. Iowa State, 6:30 p.m.

Bramlage Coliseum.

Dinosaur Wold Live!, 6:30 p.m.

Direct from London’s West End. Recommended for children ages 3 and up.

Tickets: mccain.ksu.edu.

McCain Auditorium.


Grazing Cover Crops, 10:30 a.m.

Coffeeshop meeting presented by fame panel. Farmers include Mark Sylvester, Justin Visser and Russ Taddiken. Hosted by KSRE Riley County.

Reservations appreciated by noon Wednesday.

Nelson’s Landing, 107 N. Erpelding Road, Leonardville.

Three Minute Thesis final competition, 5:30-8 p.m.

K-State graduate school’s annual competition to communicate their research to the broad community.

Banquet room, K-State Alumni Center.

Native American Perspectives, 5:30-7 p.m.

Panel discussion featuring KU art professor Norman Akers, K-State anthropology professor Lauren Ritterbush and Oklahoma-based artist Minisa Crumbo Halsey.

No cost, open to the public.

Beach Museum of Art.

Anthony Middle School Play and Dinner, 7 p.m.

A prepaid, reservation-only dinner is available before the Thursday night performance. For information, contact Krista Wolgast.

General seating tickets will be available at the door.

Also Friday.

America’s Got Special Talent, 7 p.m.

Music, dancing, singing, magic and more from community members and Manhattan High School Interpersonal Skills students.

Manhattan High School.

Live music: Spencer McConaghy, 7 p.m.

Tallgrass Tap House.

Floyd’s Susannah, 7:30 p.m.

Opera. Written in response to McCarthyism and the Red Scare.

Also Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets: ksu.universitytickets.com or 785-236-8638.

Nichols Hall, Mark A. Chapman Theatre.

Live music: Cover-Ups, 8 p.m.

Finn’s Neighborhood Pub.

Live music: Duo Du Jour, 8-10 p.m.

The Bluemont Hotel.


Zoofari Tails, 10 a.m.

Interactive story time with Sunset Zoo.

Manhattan Public Library.

Design Expo, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Students in architecture and design majors can meet potential employers for jobs and internship opportunities. Business or design professional attire, student ID cards and resumes or portfolios encouraged.

Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center.

K-State Women’s Tennis vs. SMU, 11 a.m.

Chuck Loves Money, 1 p.m.

Chuck Tannehill will present the final event in the “Romancing the Little Apple Series” and give the history of the dollar bill.

Sign up by Feb. 26.

Riley County Seniors’ Service Center.

K-State Men’s Baseball vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, 2 p.m.

Tointon Stadium.

Reading by R.O. Kwon, 3:30 p.m.

Author of “The Incediaries.”

Tadtman Boardroom, K-State Alumni Center.

International Coffee Hour: Bostwana, 4-5 p.m.

Coffee Hour is a chance for students to present their country and culture to others.

International Student Center.

Opening Reception: The Earl Project, 5 p.m.

Eleven workshops in 2018 and 2019 culminate in an exhibit created by veterans and soldiers.

Manhattan Arts Center.

Annual Manhattan Public Library Book Sale, 5:30 p.m.

Books, DVDs and more at discounted rates. Money will go toward programs, more books and more library needs. Open to Manhattan Library Association members only. Memberships available at the door.

Also, Saturday and Sunday all day, open to the public.

Manhattan Public Library.

Pick Your Project, 6 p.m.

Tickets and information: boardandbrush.com/manhattan.

Board and Brush, 311 Fort Riley Blvd.

Amateur Drag Show, 7 p.m.

Frith Community Center.

Live music: Parker McCollum, 7-10 p.m.

Sold out.

The Hat.

“Men On Boats,” 7:30 p.m.

Ten explorers in four boats in the Grand Canyon.

Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Manhattan Arts Center.

“The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m.

See the story popularized by the movie come to life on stage.

Tickets: $20, $15 for military and students.

Also, Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., and March 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m., and March 8 at 2 p.m.

Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln Ave., Wamego.


Flint Hills Home Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

See home innovations, contractors, craftsman and more.

Also Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

National Guard Armory, 721 Levee Drive.

Bee Bootcamp, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Learn about bees and caring for them.

Call: 785-370-3642.

Golden Prairie Honey Farms.

K-State Men’s Basketball vs. The University of Kansas, 12:30 p.m.

Bramlage Coliseum.

Film: Idiocracy, 1-3 p.m.

The 2006 comedy in which Luke Wilson plays a man who wakes up after 500 years of cryogenic preservation.

No cost.

Beach Museum of Art.

K-State Men’s Baseball vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, 4 p.m.

Tointon Stadium.

Lunasa, 7 p.m.

Irish acoustic group.

Wareham Opera House.

Film: Bomshell, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Free for students with valid K-State ID, $3 for non-students, $1 off for military and children under 12. Cash only.

Forum Hall, K-State Student Union.

Live music: Strong Like Bull, 9:30 p.m.

RC McGraw’s.


Mackenzie Webster, 2 p.m.

Student clarinet recital.

Kirmser Hall, McCain Auditorium.

Art Party, 2-4 p.m.

Closing Reception for Rural | Urban Invitational II. Artist panel featuring Norman Akers of Lawrence, Geraldine Craig of Manhattan, Rena Detrixhe of Russell, Alison Mary Kay of Lindsborg, Levi Robb of Des Moins, Iowa, and Holly Wilson of Mustang, Oklahoma.

The Volland Store, 24098 Volland Road, Alma.

Graduate student recital, 5 p.m.

Featuring Barbara Mirano, Rinaldi Yohathan and Wayne Alexander.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

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

No cost. No RSVP needed.

No pets. Campfire in the evening, weather permitting.

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


Darren Lee Miller, Reflections.

Through Feb. 29.

Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Willard Hall.

Charles Lindsay: Field Station 4.

Through through Oct. 3.

Beach Museum of Art.

Voices of the West

Through July 25.

Beach Museum of Art.

John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within.

Through March 21.

Beach Museum of Art.

The Earl Project.

Through March 28.

Manhattan Arts Center.

AIA Wichita Exhibit.

Through Feb. 29.

Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall.

Rural | Urban Invitational II.

Through March 1.

The Volland Store.

American Adventure.

Through May 10.

Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Bring a Date to the Zoo. Buy one adult admission and get one free.

Sunset Zoo.