THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS | Live music, conferences, Juneteenth and more | Area


Konza United Way Restaurant Week, all day.

Pick up a passport at a participating restaurant, Konza United Way office, or the Chamber of Commerce building, then dine there or buy take-out from as many participating restaurants as possible and get the stamp to prove it.

Enter for a chance to win prizes. Passports to be returned before June 30. Winners selected on July 2.

Restaurants: AJ’s NY Pizzeria; Bluestem Bistro; Bourbon and Boulanger; Coco Bolo’s: Cox Brothers BBQ: Guilty Biscuit; old Chicago; LABCo market and restaurant; Pizza ranch; Powercat sports grid; K toggle; Taphouse of tall grass; Wine diving; that of Houlihan; Kite’s Bar and Grill; Liquid art cellar; Nico’s Little Italy; the Manhattan Brewing Company; Moe’s original barbecue; MK

Visit the GoLively page to donate $ 5 for the passport.

Manhattan high school alumni reunion, all day.

Open to all Manhattan High School graduates, regardless of year of graduation. No ticket required.

Downtown Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Power of Produce Club will host new activities each week through August from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with a story time at 10 a.m. Children can earn tokens to buy fresh produce.

Third and Leavenworth streets.

Crafts, works of art and more.

Fraternal Order of Eagles 2468, 312 S. Fourth St.

Kanvas Children: Tiny Tiger, 10:00 a.m.

Also paint and sip: Mama Bear at 6 p.m. Saturday; Paint and Sip: Catch the firefly at 4 p.m. Sunday; Paint and Sip: Tranquil Landing at 6:00 p.m. on June 18; Kids Kanvas: Owl at 10 a.m. on June 19; and Paint and Sip: Sunflower at 6 p.m. June 19.

Inspiration uncorked, 1223 Moro St.

10-hour porch planter / double-sided porch sign workshop

Also Kids Camp at 2 p.m. Tuesday; Mini Sign workshop at 7 p.m. Wednesday; Friday evening flight Choose your project at 6.30pm on June 18th; and Date Night DIY Pick your project at 6 p.m. on June 19.

Select a project from the gallery and receive materials and step-by-step instructions for creating a new piece of home decor.

Council and Brush, 311 Fort Riley Blvd.

Morgan Family Lecture: Mario Andretti, 11 a.m.

Kenneth Hay will discuss the career of one of the most successful runners, Mario Andretti. Regular admission to the museum.

Midwestern Dream Car Collection, 3007 Anderson Ave.

Live music: The dissimulations, 6:30 p.m.

456Wineries, 503 Miller Drive, Wamego.

Live music: Mother’s Worry, 8:30 p.m.

RC McGraw Bar and Grill, Tuttle Creek Blvd.

Open house days in Prairiewood, 3 p.m. twilight.

Check in at the Blue Sage Barn, grab a map, and hit the trails. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water, sun protection, and bug spray if needed. No pets.

The Blue Sage Bar will be open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will offer beer, wine and sodas on site. Card transactions only.

Prairiewood Retreat and Reserve, 1484 Wildcat Creek Road.

Auditions: The Revolutionaries, 7 p.m.

The Manhattan Arts Center will be hosting auditions for “The Revolutionists” directed by Trevor Comstock. Four women are needed. Complete the online game audition form at least one hour before the start of auditions.

Manhattan Center for the Arts, 1520 Poyntz Ave.

6-Week Shuffleboard League, 6:30 p.m.

Every Monday for six weeks, teams can play for a chance to win $ 100.

Two players per team, double elimination tournament. Each team will play two games per night, the best two of three at 15 points.

Hotel Bluemont, 1212 avenue Bluemont.

Live music: Manhattan Municipal Band, 7:30 p.m.

City Park, Larry Norvell Band Shell.

Animal yoga story time on the terrace, 10:30 a.m.

Ms. Hanna will lead families in yoga with animal stories. Adults and children should plan to wear a mask. Target stories for preschool children. One yoga mat per family provided, but families should bring a blanket or mat if needed.

Flint Hills Discovery Center, Rooftop, 315 S. Third St.

K-State Garden Hour: Native Plants to Support Native Bees, noon.

Jason Graves, a horticultural extension officer for the Central District of Kansas, will explore native bees and how gardeners can make them a welcoming habitat.

Blood drive, 12:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Downtown farmer’s market, 4-7 p.m.

Third and Leavenworth streets.

Beach Film Club: WALL-E, 7:30 p.m.

Watch the film and then participate in a virtual discussion about the film. Shannon Skelton, assistant professor at the K-State School of Music, Theater and Dance will direct. Registration: beach.k-state.edu/visit/calendar/

Next movie: Singin ‘in the Rain, July 21.

No more than four players per team.

Aunt Mae’s, 616 N. 12th St.

Learn more about summer pies, including blind baking, meringue, and more. Registrants receive a PDF recipe booklet.

Bolos Summer Music Series, 6-8 p.m.

Sally and the Hurts will be performing.

Coco Bolos, 1227 avenue Bluemont.

Lecture: Kansas City Monarchs in Your Hometown, 6:30 p.m.

Baseball historian and author Phil S. Dixon will discuss the early days of the Monarchs and spotlight players such as Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson and Wilbur “Bullet” Rogan.

Douglass Community Recreation Center, 925 Yuma Street

Harry Potter trivia, 7-9 p.m.

Teams of no more than four, arrive early for a seat. Dress in Hogwarts clothes for extra points.

Manhattan Brewing Company, 406 Poyntz Ave.

Late night patio party, 5-10 p.m.

Join the staff starting summer and longer summer hours.

Liquid Art Winery, 1745 Wildcat Creek Road.

Comedy and cocktails by Dora Mae, 7 p.m.

A fundraiser for Romie Lee for new kidneys.

With Brett Schmidt, Teague Hayes and Romie Lee.

Aunt Mae’s, 616 N. 12th St.

As a young woman nears her wedding day, she realizes that she doesn’t know her father and who would lead her down the aisle. Comedy ensues as she invites the three potential fathers from her mother’s past to the ceremony, without telling her mother.

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

The Colombian Theater, 521 Lincoln Ave., Wamego.

Live music by jazz musicians Julian Vaughn and Jahvelle Rhone. June 17th party.

City Park, Larry Norvell Band Shell.

Downtown Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Power of Produce Club will also host new activities each week through August from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with a story time at 10 a.m. Children can earn tokens to buy fresh produce.

Third and Leavenworth streets.

Juneteenth: United in History and Hope, 8h

Celebrate Juneteenth with the Douglass Center.

The day begins with a 5K at 8am, followed by Zumba at Douglass Park.

The proclamation and welcome at Longs Park will take place at 9:30 a.m., followed by the march of the unit. Later in the day, attend the unveiling of the Douglass Activity Center mural, host a barbecue, participate in an auction and car wash contest.

Manhattan Public Library online storytelling hours, all day.

Watch previously recorded story times for children.

Take a stroll with the kids downtown while reading the pages of Julia Donaldson’s The Gruffalo. After completing the walk, stop at the library for a small fee.

Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan Public Library.

See the exhibition by painter Rita Guile on how humanity and nature coincide.

Strecker Nelson West Gallery, 406 ½ Poyntz Ave.

MAC community studios exhibition.

See the art of members of the paint and clay workshops, among others.

Manhattan Center for the Arts, 1520 Poyntz Ave.

Fighting for equality: people with different capacities.

The exhibit commemorates the 30th anniversary of the American Disabilities Act and includes information on the related history of Riley County.

Downtown Manhattan, East Court.

Practice Harley Davidson.

From May 15 to September 5.

Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. Third St.

Country dance class, 7:30 p.m.

Take boots and learn new moves. Everyone from beginners to experts is welcome.

RC McGraw Bar and Grill, 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd.

Held in the Bluehills Room next to RC McGraws. First hand distributed at 7 p.m.

RC McGraw Bar and Grill, 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd.

The Beach Museum has turned, showcasing art display installations from the permanent collections.

Walk around the building to see the displays; staff recommend around dusk or evening to see special lighting. Download Smartify, a free phone app, for label texts.

Virtual tours of the Career Center, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.


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