Closed Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day.
Tech Training: eBooks and Digitial Content, 2 p.m. Tuesday. To register, visit mhklibrary.org.
Yack & Yarn, 6 p.m. Tuesday.
“Walking on the Moon” with Jetpack Jason, 11 a.m. Saturday. Jetpack Jason from Mad Science of Greater Kansas City will present a show about the principles of space travel.
For a complete list of storytimes and events, visit mhklibrary.org.
Manhattan Public Library.
Canvas & Cork: Flower Wagon, 6 p.m.
Canvas & Cork: Sunglass Sunset, 6 p.m. Saturday.
Adult Potter workshop: Tickled Pink Wine Cooler, 2 p.m. Sunday.
For information and to register, visit straightuppstudio.com.
Straight Upp Creative Studio.
Bike Night, 7-9 p.m.
Featuring bikes, bands, and BBQ.
Bottles and Brews, 6-8 p.m.
Stroll around Wamego and sample a variety of wines, beers, and hors d’oeuvres at 12 locations.
Columbian Theatre presents “Shrek the Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Featuring the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, over a dozen other fairytale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Providing fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.
Nothing Festival, all day.
Aggieville’s annual non-event. Let’s all just come together on this great day and celebrate... nothing!
Manhattan Day, an annual celebration of the city’s founding. It’s marked with neighborhood parties all over town. For a complete list of events, see Thursday’s edition of The Mercury.
Downtown Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Featuring homegrown vegetables, local meat, home baked goodies, local arts and crafts and much more.
Dillard’s parking lot.
Wine in the Wild, 7-9 p.m. with a VIP reception from 5:30-7 p.m. For tickets and information, visit sunsetzoo.com.
Tallgrass Tour Bus Trips: Secrets of Tuttle Creek, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Get a behind the scenes look at the Tuttle Creek Dam with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The tour will explain why and how the dam was built, along with the benefits it brings to the local area. All participants must be comfortable walking and climbing stairs.
Cost: $20 for FHDC members, $25 for non-members. Round trip travel and tours are included.
Pre-registration is required by 5 p.m. May 31.
For information, restrictions and to register, visit flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785-587-2726.
Puppy Patio Pawty, noon-6 p.m.
Bring your furry loved ones.
Liquid Art Winery.
Columbian Theatre presents “Shrek the Musical,” 2 p.m. Also 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Also June 14-16.
Featuring the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, over a dozen other fairytale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero.Providing fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.
Exhibit Opening: “Law of the Saddle II” by Linda Blackburn, 2 p.m. remarks.
Reception at 12:30 p.m. For tickets, visit thevollandstore.com.
The exhibit runs through September 1.
The Volland Store, Alma.
Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon.
Manhattan Municipal Band Memorial Day Concert, 9:30 a.m. at the Sunset Cemetery.
Also at 7:30 p.m. at the Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park.
Landshark Music Series: Big Harry & the Back Alley Blues Band, 7 p.m.
Live Music on the Rooftop: Six Mile Creek, 8 p.m.
Tallgrass Tap House.
Bluemont Live Music: Betty the Astronaut, 8 p.m.
Deliberate Kin, 9 p.m.
K-State Faculty Jazztet, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring rollicking Jazz in (Almost) June. Refreshments will be served prior to the concert.
K-State Student Union Ballroom.
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.
Framed: Step into Art and Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites. Flint Hills Discovery Center.
Picturing Kansas, through June 1, 2019. Beach Museum of Art.
MAC Watercolor Studio Exhibit: Seeing the World Through Watercolor in Memory Myrna Filion, through June 15. Members of the Watercolor Studio will exhibit their most recent artistic undertakings.
Manhattan Arts Center, noon-5:30 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday.
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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