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Check out events coming to our area.

Purple Power Play

Date/Time: September 1

Place: Blue Earth Plaza

 

AMP: First Friday Jazz Series featuring Andy Bell’s Funky Smooth Jazz

Date/Time: September 1

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

MAC: Mr. Direction Jazz Band

Date/Time: September 1

Place: Manhattan Arts Center

 

Parks & Rec It “Discussions with the Director”

Date/Time: September 1

Place: Recreation Centers

 

Cars and Coffee: Corvette Day

Date/Time: September 2

Place: Midwest Dream Car Collection

 

Arts and Sciences Education Abroad Expo

Date/Time: September 6

Place: Hale Library, KSU

 

K-State Garden Hour: Seed Saving from Your Garden

Date/Time: September 6

Place: Virtual Event

 

Fall 2023 Architecturally Speaking Lecture

Date/Time: September 7

Place: JP’s Union, KSU

 

MPL: Yoga and Feng Shui: Intentional Design for a Home of Comfort and Ease

Date/Time: September 7

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

McCain Performance Series: Diamond Rio

Date/Time: September 8

Place: McCain Auditorium, KSU

 

The PRESS:  Pretty in Pink Big Brothers, Big Sisters Fundraiser

Date/Time: September 8

Place: The PRESS

 

Reading by Fiction Writer Kij Johnson

Date/Time: September 8

Place: Student Union, KSU

 

Coffee Hour: Azerbaijan

Date/Time: September 8

Place: International Student Center and Zoom, KSU

 

Bat with a Cat

Date/Time: September 10

Place: Tointon Family Stadium

 

Grandparents Day @ Sunset Zoo

Date/Time: September 10

Place: Sunset Zoo

 

MPL: Tech Drop In (By Appt Only)

Date/Time: September 11

Place: Douglas Activity Center

Experience AI Text Generation Workshop

Date/Time: September 12

Place: Hale Library, KSU

 

MPL: Chess Night

Date/Time: September 12

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

AMP: Happy Sleepy Dead with Nirvana Hope

Date/Time: September 14

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

McCain Performance Series: Capitol Fools

Date/Time: September 15

Place: McCain Auditorium, KSU

 

Flint Hills Praisefest 2023

Date/Time: September 15

Place: Cico Park

 

MPL: Park(ing) Day

Date/Time: September 16

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

0.5K Slug “Run”

Date/Time: September 16

Place: Midwest Dream Car Collection

 

32nd Annual Yard Art Classics Car Club: Cars in the Park

Date/Time: September 16

Place: City Park

 

King Kat Tournament Trail

Date/Time: September 16

Place: Tuttle Creek State Lake

 

Movies on the Grass: “Betrayed: Surviving an American Concentration Camp”

Date/Time: September 17

Place: Bosco Plaza, KSU

11th Annual Konza 25K & 10K

Date/Time: September 17

Place: Konza Prairie Nature Trail

 

9th Annual Little Apple Duck Dash

Date/Time: September 17

Place: A&H Farms

Riley County Genealogical Society Pie Party

Date/Time: September 17

Place: Riley County Genealogical Society

 

Wabash on the Prairie

Date/Time: September 17

Place: Lazy T Ranch Adventures & Guest House

 

MPL: Tech Drop In (By Appt Only)

Date/Time: September 18

Place: Riley County Senior Center

 

AMP: Billy Wayne Davis

Date/Time: September 18

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

“Off the Reservation: Chief Standing Bear and Riley County” Talk by Ron Wilson

Date/Time: September 19

Place: Lazy T Ranch Adventures & Guest House

 

AMP: Pie & Cocktails with Therapie!

Date/Time: September 19

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

 

MPL: Tech Drop In (By Appt Only)

Date/Time: September 21

Place: Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community

 

MCC: Leadership Breakfast

Date/Time: September 21

Place: Manhattan Christian College

 

Mural Mosey

Date/Time: September 21

Place: Downtown

Parks & Rec It “Discussions with the Director”

Date/Time: September 21

Place: Recreation Centers

 

Third Thursday

Date/Time: September 21

Place: Downtown

 

MPL: Humanities Kansas Presents: Voices of Japanese “War Brides” in Postwar Kansas

Date/Time: September 21

Place: Manhattan Public Library

AMP: Nathan Page’s Underground Guitar Pull

Date/Time: September 21

Place: Auntie Mae’s Parlor

The PRESS: Eric’s B-Day Rock Show

Date/Time: September 22

Place: The PRESS

Brew at the Zoo

Date/Time: September 22

Place: Sunset Zoo

 

McCain Performance Series: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Date/Time: September 22

Place: McCain Auditorium, KSU

 

MCC: Golf Classic

Date/Time: September 22

Place: Colbert Hills Golf Course

 

MAC: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Date/Time: September 22-24

Place: Manhattan Arts Center

 

Open Hood Sunday

Date/Time: September 24

Place: Midwest Dream Car Collection

 

Time and Space – KSU Faculty Showcase Series

Date/Time: September 25

Place: Trinity Church

 

McCain Performance Series: Jazz Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Date/Time: September 26

Place: McCain Auditorium, KSU

 

MPL: Chess Night

Date/Time: September 27

Place: Manhattan Public Library

 

Hale Library Concert Series: Bach in Leipzig

Date/Time: September 27

Place: Hale Library, KSU

MAC: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Date/Time: September 29-October 1

Place: Manhattan Arts Center

 

49th Annual Pumpkin Patch Arts and Craft Festival

Date/Time: September 30

Place: Manhattan Town Center and Downtown Poyntz

 

Bingo Night

Date/Time: September 30

Place: Tuttle Creek State Park and Wildlife Area

 

Free Shred Event

Date/Time: September 30

Place: K-State Credit Union

 

Walk to End Alzheimers

Date/Time: September 30

Place: Wefald Pavilion, City Park

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Manhattan Public Library Weekly Events:

+  Baby and Toddler Storytime

+  Family Storytime

+  Teen Time

+  Yack and Yarn

+  Summer Kid Clubs

MHS Athletics & Activities

Varsity Football

Sept 1 vs. Derby

Sept 16 vs. Hays

Sept 29 vs. Emporia

 

Varsity Volleyball

Sept 14 - Mill Valley Dual

Sept 21 vs. Salina Central/Emporia

Sept 26 vs. Junction City/Hays

Sept 30 – League Tournament

Varsity Boys Soccer

Sept 12 vs. Wichita South

Sept 21 vs. Washburn Rural

Sept 28 vs. Emporia

 

Varsity Cross Country

Sept 2 - Manhattan Invitational

 

Varsity Girls Tennis

Sept 12 vs. Washburn Rural/Marysville/Chapman

KSU Athletics

Football @ the Bill Snyder Family Stadium

Sept 2 vs. SEMO

Sept 9 vs. Troy

Sept 23 vs. UFC

Women’s Soccer @ the Buser Family Park

Sept 3 vs. Nebraska

Sept 7 vs. Memphis

Sept 10 vs. Oral Roberts

Sept 14 vs. Cincinnati

Volleyball @ the Morgan Family Arena

Sept 1 vs. Omaha

Sept 3 vs. Nebraska

Sept 14 vs. LIU

Sept 16 vs. Rice

Sept 21 vs. TCU

Sept 22 vs. TCU

Sept 27 vs. West Virginia

Sept 30 vs. Cincinnati

Men’s Golf @ Colbert Hills Golf Course

Sept 17 – Wildcat Invitational

Regional Events:

Labor Weekend Festival at Milford Lake!

Date/Time: September 1

Place: Milford

 

Little Balkans Days Festival

Date/Time: September 1-3

Place: Pittsburg

 

Tony Tone and Friends

Date/Time: September 2

Place: C.L. Hoover Opera House, Junction City

 

Kelley Hunt Live

Date/Time: September 8

Place: C.L. Hoover Opera House, Junction City

 

6th Annual Brandon Stroda Fishing Derby

Date/Time: September 8

Place: Homer’s Pond, Junction City

 

Kansas State Fair

Date/Time: September 8-17

Place: Hutchinson

 

51st Annual Walnut Valley Festival

Date/Time: September 13

Place: Winfield

6th Annual Oktoberfest

Date/Time: September 15

Place: Abilene

 

2023 Kansas Book Festival

Date/Time: September 16

Place: Topeka

 

Paxico Blues Fest

Date/Time: September 16

Place: Paxico

 

Broken Wing Ranch Ministries’ Fall Festival

Date/Time: September 23

Place: Junction City

 

2023 Fall Apple Day

Date/Time: September 30

Place: Artillery Parade Field, Sturgis Field, Tuttle Park, & Cavalry Parade Field

 

Ghost Hunting with the Cast of OZ Murder Mystery

Date/Time: September 29

Place: The Columbian Theatre, Wamego

 

OZ Murder Mystery

Date/Time: September 29-30

Place: The Columbian Theatre, Wamego

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