Spring Music Festival @ Manhattan Town Center
Apr 15 @ 1:30 pm – May 7 @ 2:30 pm
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!


Holiday Parade @ Poyntz Avenue
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm

Give back this holiday season and join Mayor Usha Reddi and the Flint Hills Breadbasket for the Mayor’s Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade on Friday, December 2nd at 5:30 pm.  The parade begins at Manhattan Town Center and travels through downtown Manhattan on Poyntz Avenue.  It will end in Aggieville’s Triangle Park for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony.  Donations for the Flint Hills Breadbasket – both non-perishable food and tax-deductible monetary donations will be accepted during the parade.

Christkindl Market @ Riley's Conference Center
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fort Riley’s annual Christkindle Market takes place on Saturday, December 3rd from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Riley’s Conference Center.  The event, which is in its eighth year, features more than 50 vendors selling handmade items, holiday decor, gifts and much more.  Family activities like sugar cookie decorating, face painting and pictures with Santa or the Grinch will be available for $1 each.  Festive food and gluhwein (a German/Austrian winter holiday drink) will also be available for purchase.  The event is open to the public; however those without a Department of Defense ID card need to stop at the Henry Gate visitor center to get a pass.  Details can be found online at

Help Portrait @ The Fellow
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This Saturday, December 3rd will be the annual Help Portrait event.  Local photographers who want to give back to the low income community are there to take family or individual portraits and print them right there for people to take with them.  They are great quality photos with no strings attached.  No one tries to sell packages of photos or other items.  There will be a meal to enjoy as well.  This event will be at The Fellow, 1125 Westport Drive.

Health Insurance Enrollment @ Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

People who need help selecting a health insurance plan for 2017 have an opportunity to talk with experts, noon to 4:00 pm, on Saturday, December 3rd at Dorothy Bramlage Public Library in Junction City. There is no cost to attend the event.  Trained health insurance Navigators at this event will help people in comparing their insurance options at the Health Insurance Marketplace.  For further information, please call John dickey or Karen Mayse at the North Central-Flint Hills area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center at 800-432-2703.

First Annual Financial Summit and Luncheon @ Manhattan Public Library
Dec 7 @ 12:45 pm

The First Annual Financial Summit and Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, December 7th at 12:45 pm at the Manhattan Public Library.  You are invited.  Students, teachers, homemakers, and the community to come out and learn how to protect your financial resources.  Come and meet a special Military guest from Houston, Texas as well as Bankers and Financial Advisors.  “Lunch Is On Us”  Sponsored by Abundant Faith Ministries, Inc.

National Pearl Harbor Day Concert @ Peace Memorial Auditorium
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm

Jammin’ Northstars Elementary Choir Presents: A Bob Hope style USO Show Honoring our WWII Veterans Including:  “Jammin’ Northstars Elementary Choir – Songs from the 1940’s.  The Thundering Cats and the Cadence and K-State Singers Trio.  This event will be held on Wednesday, December 7th at 7:00 pm at the Peace Memorial Auditorium (behind City Hall).  Free and open to the public.