The Arts in the Park summer series continues Friday with Tonic Sol-fa.

The a cappella quartet from Minneapolis will perform at 8 p.m. at Larry Norvell Band Shell.

In Junction City, the Sundown Salute concerts celebrating Independence Day will continue Friday with the Fort Riley Rock Band will take the stage at 5:45 p.m., followed by Antry at 7:15 p.m. and Hairball at 9 p.m.

On Saturday, the performances will be the Just Us Band at 6:45 p.m., Platinum Express at 8 p.m. and Earth To Mars: A Bruno Mars Tribute at 9:30 p.m., as well as Kaylee Keller at 6:30 p.m. and Josh Wilson at 8 p.m. Sunday.

For information and a complete schedule, visit

Here’s a look at other area events this Fourth of July weekend.


Downtown Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in Dillard’s parking lot.

Also 4-7 p.m. in the Via Christi parking lot.

Featuring homegrown vegetables, local meat, home baked goodies, local arts and crafts and much more.

Flint Hills Daylily Club presents Daylily Daze, 9-11 a.m.

Featuring a popularity poll, kids tattoos and raffles for free daylilies. Members from the club will be available to answer questions.

KSU Gardens.

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

Midwest Dream Car Collection.

Kids’ Canvas: Hello Panda, 10 a.m.

For information and to register, visit

Straight Upp Creative Studio.

Family Fun Storytime, 11 a.m.

For a complete list of storytimes and events, visit

Manhattan Public Library.

Stranger Drinks – 80s Theme Party, 8 p.m.

Auntie Mae’s.


Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon.

Bluestem Bistro.

Friends of the Sunset Zoo: Kids Free Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunset Zoo.

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.

Also learn about the 200 acres that will be placed into a conservation easement during the Non-Groundbreaking Celebration at 5:45 p.m.

Acoustic music jam, 1-4 p.m. Free.

UFM Solar Greenhouse, 1221 Thurston.