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Check out events coming to our area.

MPL: Summer Reading Challenge

Date/Time: June 1-July31

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

Flint Hills Flea Market Days

Date/Time: June 1-2

Place: Lazy T Ranch Adventure & Guest House

 

FHDC: Amazing Butterflies

Date/Time: June 2 Recurring on Sundays

Place: Flint Hills Discovery Center

 

Friends of the Konza Prairie Wildflower Walk

Date/Time: June 2

Place: Konza Prairie

 

MPL: StoryWalk Downtown: Set Sale for Pancakes!

Date/Time: June 2-July21

Place: Manhattan Public Library and Downtown

 

MPL: Senior Center Tech Drop-In (By Appointment Only)

Date/Time: June 3

Place: Riley County Senior Center

 

Manhattan Municipal Band Performance

Date/Time: June 4

Place: Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park

 

Upon a Time: Create Your Own Adventure Exhibit

Date/Time: June 4-December 20

Place: Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, KSU

 

K-State Garden Hour: Growing Cut Flowers for Home & Farmers Market

Date/Time: June 5

Place: KSU Virtual Event

 

MPL: DIY Night for Adults and Teens: Ladybug Mandala Rock Painting

Date/Time: June 6

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

Susie’s Sunflower 70

Date/Time: June 6

Place: Sunset Zoo

 

Knitting with Neighbors

Date/Time: June 6

Place: Be Able Community

 

30th Annual TCLA Kids Fishing Clinic

Date/Time: June 7

Place: City Hall and Anneberg Park

 

Arts in the Park Summer Concert Series: The Wayne Gottstein Band & Platique

Date/Time: June 7

Place: Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park

 

Garden Party at the K-State Gardens

Date/Time: June 7

Place: K-State Gardens

 

AMP: Boot Hills Jazz Night

Date/Time: June 7

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

FHDC: Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest Finals

Date/Time: June 7

Place: Flint Hills Discovery Center

 

Manhattan Symphony Orchestra Concert: On Broadway!

Date/Time: June 7

Place: Anderson Hall Lawn, KSU

 

Manhattan’s High School Reunion

Date/Time: June 7-8

Place: Aggieville

 

Downtown Manhattan Farmer’s Market

Date/Time: June 8-October 26 on Saturdays

Place: Downtown

 

Riley County Fliers 31st Annual Air Show and Fly-Ins

Date/Time: June 8

Place: Tuttle Creek Reservoir

 

Walk & Talk Guided Konza Prairie Hikes

Date/Time: June 8

Place: Konza Prairie Biological Station

 

MPL: Map Coaster Crafting for Teens

Date/Time: June 11

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

Manhattan Municipal Band Performance

Date/Time: June 11

Place: Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park

 

AMP: Pie & Cocktails with Therapie!

Date/Time: June 11

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

MPL: Chess Night

Date/Time: June 12

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

AMP: Nathan Page’s Underground Guitar Pull

Date/Time: June 13

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

Manhattan KS Juneteenth Celebration

Date/Time: June 13-15

Place: City Park

 

The PRESS: Ultimate Fakebook's "This Will Be Laughing Week" 25th Anniversary Show w/ Headlight Rivals

Date/Time: June 14

Place: The PRESS

 

Hale Library Concert Series: Jazz in June

Date/Time: June 14

Place: Hale Library, KSU

 

MAC: Benched

Date/Time: June 14 & 15

Place: Manhattan Arts Center

MHK Juneteenth Run for Unity 5K

Date/Time: June 15

Place: Douglass Community Center

 

Juneteenth: Day of Service

Date/Time: June 17

Place: City Park

 

MPL: Boba Tea Adventure for Teens

Date/Time: June 11

Place: Manhattan Public Library

Celebrate Father’s Day @ Sunset Zoo (Free Admission for Fathers)

Date/Time: June 16

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

Manhattan Municipal Band Performance

Date/Time: June 18

Place: Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park

Juneteenth: Educational Class

Date/Time: June 18

Place: City Park

 

Juneteenth: Wonder Workshop Interactive Lecture

Date/Time: June 19

Place: City Park

MPL: Meadowlark Hills Tech Drop-In (by Appointment Only)

Date/Time: June 20

Place: Meadowlark Hills

 

AMP: Mighty Fine Jam Night

Date/Time: June 20

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

Third Thursday

Date/Time: June 20

Place: Downtown

 

MPL: Married to Adventure: Osa and Martin Johnson’s Films

Date/Time: June 20

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

Arts in the Park: Summer Solstice Community- Wide Fabric Flag by the Museum of Art and Light

Date/Time: June 21

Place: City Park

 

MPL: Read with a Dog

Date/Time: June 21

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

Manhattan Arts in the Park Summer Concert Series: Coversmith

Date/Time: June 21

Place: Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park

 

Headstone Cleaning Workshop

Date/Time: June 22

Place: City Park

 

AMP: Discotek Mama with Grash

Date/Time: June 22

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

Walk Through History on the Linear Trail

Date/Time: June 22

Place: Behind Four Points by Sheraton on the Linear Trail

MCC: Living Trust Seminar

Date/Time: June 23

Place: Crestview Christian Church

 

Isaac Goodnow’s 1855 Three-Week Journey from New England: 1500 Miles to Help Settle Kansas Territory as a Free State by Riley County Genealogical Society

Date/Time: June 23

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

McCain Performance Series: Buddy Guy’s “Damn Right Farewell Tour”

Date/Time: June 24

Place: McCain Auditorium, KSU

 

Manhattan Municipal Band Performance

Date/Time: June 25

Place: Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park

 

AMP: Horrible Movie Night – Rawforce: Invaders of the Jade Tomb

Date/Time: June 25

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

MPL: Senior’s Scrabble & Tea

Date/Time: June 26

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

MPL: Chess Night

Date/Time: June 26

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

AMP: Matt Wade with Nirvana Hope

Date/Time: June 27

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

MPL: Zoofari Tales Storytime

Date/Time: June 28

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

Arts in the Park Summer Concert Series: Arthur Dodge & The Horse Feathers

Date/Time: June 28

Place: Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park

 

AMP: Pride in the Parlor

Date/Time: June 28

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

AMP: The Dirty Spoons 80’s Party

Date/Time: June 29

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

Free Concert!  Gospel Hymn Sing!

Date/Time: June 30

Place: Manhattan Baptist Church

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Manhattan Public Library Weekly Events:

+  Baby and Toddler Storytime

+  Family Storytime

+  Teen Social Hour

+  Yack and Yarn

+  Yoga Storytime

+  Lego Club

+  Chess Club

Junction City Brigade Baseball (@ Rathert Field)

June 5 vs. Kansas Curve

June 6 vs. Midwest A’s

June 8 vs. Midwest A’s

June 10 vs. Topeka Warhawks

June 13 vs. Baldwin City Blues

June 17 vs. Baldwin City Blues

June 21 vs. KC Knights

June 22 vs. KC Monarchs

June 24 vs. Hays Larks

June 26 vs. KC Monarchs

June 28 vs. Midwest A’s

Regional Events:

52nd Annual Riverfest

Date/Time: June 1-8

Place: Wichita

Chingawassa Days

Date/Time: June 2

Place: Marion

 

D-Day + 80 Commemoration

Date/Time: June 6 & 8

Place: Abilene

 

2024 Sunflower Cluster Dog Show

Date/Time: June 6-9

Place: Hutchinson

 

Matilda the Musical

Date/Time: June 7-9

Place: The Columbian Theatre, Wamego

Fiesta Filipina 2024

Date/Time: June 8

Place: Overland Park

 

Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event

Date/Time: June 8

Place: Cassoday

 

JCLT’s Aristocats

Date/Time: June 13 & 14

Place: The Columbian Theatre, Wamego

Smoky Hills River Festival 2024

Date/Time: June 13-16

Place: Salina

 

Matilda the Musical

Date/Time: June 14-16

Place: The Columbian Theatre, Wamego

 

Junction City Juneteenth Celebrtion

Date/Time: June 15

Place: Heritage Park, Junction City

 

Flint Hills Feast

Date/Time: June 21

Place: The Volland Store, Volland

 

Kaw Valley Roots Festival

Date/Time: June 21-23

Place: Lawrence

 

Matilda the Musical

Date/Time: June 21-23

Place: The Columbian Theatre, Wamego

Free State Festival

Date/Time: June 25-30

Place: Lawrence

 

Country Stampede: Party in the Heartland

Date/Time: June 27-29

Place: Bonner Springs

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