Spring Music Festival @ Manhattan Town Center
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – May 14 @ 2:30 pm
St. Xavier Alumni Game presented by The Pampered Pet @ St. Xavier Catholic School
Dec 17 @ 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm
The Pampered Pet presents the St. Xavier High School Alumni Game!
December 20, 2014 7:00 PM

Help them to raise $50,000 by March 1st to keep the school open!

  • Chili Feed at 6:00 PM
  • Former coaches, priests, & players will be there
  • Auction and raffles during the game
  • Game starts at 7:30 PM
Flint Hills Bridal Show @ Four Points By Sheraton
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Flint Hills Bridal Show is August 23rd from 12-4pm at the Four Points By Sheraton in Manhattan!
Admission is free! Save time by pre-registering at
Come meet with wedding professionals, enjoy taste testing, specials and prizes!


Coffee Shop Agronomy @ Nelson's Landing
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Coffee Shop Agronomy series takes place at Nelson’s Landing in Leonardville on Thursday, January 14th and is free to the public, with refreshments provided by the Riley County Farm Bureau Association.  This session’s program is Profit with Precision Ag Technology, presented by Terry Griffin, K-State Research & Extension Agriculture Economist.  Reservations are requested by noon the day before the meeting.  Please call the Riley County Extension Office at 785-537-6350.  For last minute reservations, call or text 785-477-2494.

MLK Jr. Community Celebration @ Manhattan Fire Station
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A MLK Jr Community Celebration will be held on Saturday, January 16th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Manhattan Fire Station Auditorium.  Hear and see the creative work of the finalists from the MLK Jr Art and Writing contest.  Share in the words and music of the civil rights movement.  The speaker will be Phil S. Dixon, Kansas Humanities Council.  Mr. Dixon was the co-founder of the Negro Baseball Museum and authored many books about baseball and was an expert on the Kansas City Monarchs.

Prayer Breakfast @ Four Points by Sheraton
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am

A Prayer Breakfast will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton on Monday, January 18th beginning at 8:00 am.  Join in prayer, reflection and breakfast to start the King Holiday.  Space is limited, $10 for breakfast buffet.  The speaker will be Melvin Neufeld, Kansas Human Rights Commission.

MLK Jr Day of Service “Everybody can serve” @ Manhattan Town Center Mall
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The MLK Jr Day of Service: “Everybody can serve” will be held from 9:00 am – 12 pm at the Manhattan Town Center Mall.  Individuals and groups can pre-register to volunteer at:  Walk-ins are encouraged to come early.  For more information contact or call 785-532-3670.

MLK Jr King Holiday Mall Celebration @ Manhattan Town Center
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The MLK Jr King Holiday Mall Celebration will be held on Monday, January 18th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Manhattan Town Center Mall.  Join in an all day celebration through service, entertainment, community recognitions and organizations who are committed to Dr. King’s vision of community leadership, faith and service.

Tech Tuesdays @ Manhattan Public Library
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Get Smartphone Help on Tech Tuesdays on January 19th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  Use your smartphone for calendar reminders, games, email, text messages, reading, and more.  Learn about general settings, clean-up options.  Meet in the Groesbeck Room.  Call 776-4741 ext 141 to register for classes.

Varsity Choir at MHS @ Manhattan High School
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm

The chamber and Varsity Choir at MHS will put on a serenade concert on Wednesday, January 20th at 7:00 pm at Manhattan High School.  The public is invited to attend.