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Fill the Boot 11:00 am
Fill the Boot @ Walmart
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
It is time for the “Fill the Boot” fund raiser to help raise money for families affected by Muscular Dystrophy and all proceeds go to local families. The Manhattan Fire Department will have crews at Walmart and Dillon’s West from 11:00 am more
Domestic Violence Awareness Month 12:00 pm
Domestic Violence Awareness Month @ Riley County Courthouse
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm
Please join the Riley County Domestic Violence Task Force in remembering victims of domestic violence in Kansas and around the world on Friday, October 2nd at 12:00 pm at the Riley County Courthouse Plaza.
Visions of the Flint Hills Benefit and Sale 6:00 pm
Visions of the Flint Hills Benefit and Sale @ Buttonwood Art Space
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The opening of the 7th Annual Visions of the Flint Hills Benefit and Sale is set for First Friday, October 2nd, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Buttonwood Art Space.  The gallery exhibition includes a collection of artists’ work more
C Clyde Run & Fun Run/Walk 8:00 am
C Clyde Run & Fun Run/Walk @ Kansas State University
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am
The 4th Annual C Clyde Run & Fun Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 3rd Calvin Hall, east lawn.  Check-in begins at “start” with 5k race beginning at 9:00 am.  Midge’s Mile Family Fun Run begins at 10:00 am. more
Wamego Fire Department Open House 1:00 pm
Wamego Fire Department Open House @ Wamego Fire Department
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Wamego Fire Department will hold an Open House on Sunday, October 4th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.  Celebrating the rich heritage of the Wamego Fire Department.  They will have a Smoke Trailer; Fire Truck Rides & Try on Fire more
Arts in the Park 3:00 pm
Arts in the Park @ City Park
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm
Cap the Arts in the Park season with an afternoon of music in City Park, Sunday, October 4th.  Kick off with Kansas Celts at 3:00 pm and stay through Cherokee Maidens and Sycamore Swing at 6:00 pm.
Fried Chicken & Ham Supper 4:30 pm
Fried Chicken & Ham Supper @ St Luke Lutheran Church
Oct 4 @ 4:30 pm
St. Luke Lutheran Church in Wheaton will have a Fried Chicken & Ham Supper on Sunday, October 4th beginning at 4:30 pm.  It will include all the fixings: mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salads, coleslaw, homemade breads, pies & desserts. more
Hospice Volunteer Training 5:30 pm
Hospice Volunteer Training @ Homecare & Hospice
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm
Homecare & Hospice, the local non-profit organization in Manhattan, has set its fall Hospice Volunteer Training schedule.  The training will begin on Tuesday, October 6th and will consist of four weekly sessions with the training ending on Tuesday, October 27th. more
Douglas Lecture Series 7:00 pm
Douglas Lecture Series @ K-State Student Union
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm
Two individuals known for influencing public policy will be the speakers for the fall 2015 Lou Douglas Lecture Series on Public Issues at Kansas State University.  Thomas Frank, reporter and founding editor of the The Baffler, will present, “Snoozing through more
MHS Football Annual Barbecue 6:00 pm
MHS Football Annual Barbecue @ Bishop Stadium
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm
The Manhattan High School Parents group is hosting its annual BBQ fundraiser during the Silver Trophy Game against Junction City on Friday, October 9th, at Bishop Stadium starting at 6:00 pm.  Game time is 7:00 pm. This is the Silver more
Star Wars Reads Day 11:00 am
Star Wars Reads Day @ Manhattan Public Library
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The force is strong in Manhattan, Kansas! On Saturday, October 10th, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Manhattan Public Library will celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with an Empire-sized party for all ages.  The party begins at 11:00 am in more
Manhattan Fire Department Open House 12:00 pm
Manhattan Fire Department Open House @ Fire Station
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join the MFD family for the annual department open house from noon to 4:00 pm, Sunday, October 11th at the Headquarters Fire Station.  Rides, fire hoses and demonstrations are just a few of the activities.
48-4H 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun-Run 2:00 pm
48-4H 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun-Run @ CiCo Park
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm
A 48-4H 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun-Run will be held on Sunday, October 11th at CiCo Park at 2:00 pm.  Sign-in from 12:30-1:30 pm in the Clover Room in Pottorf Hall.  Pre-registration by September 29th. For more information contact Katie more
K-State Homecoming Parade 5:00 pm
K-State Homecoming Parade @ Downtown Manhattan & Aggieville
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm
The 2015 homecoming parade will start at 5:00 pm on Friday, October 16th.  The K-State Alumni Association encourages all campus groups to participate in the parade.  This year’s homecoming theme is “A Century of Coming Home” to mark K-State’s 100th more
Opportunities Fair 10:00 am
Opportunities Fair @ Manhattan Christian College
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Manhattan Christian College will hold an Opportunities Fair on Tuesday, October 20th, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  If you are looking for interns, graduate students, or to fill full-time positions be sure to be there. Go to for more
Cold War Lecture 4:00 pm
Cold War Lecture @ KSU Alumi Center
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
You are invited to attend a lecture about the Cold War by nationally acclaimed expert Francis Gary Powers Jr., son of the famous U2 spy plane pilot.  Mr. Powers will talk about the Cold War, the proposed Open Skies Policy more
Military Lecture Series 4:00 pm
Military Lecture Series @ Kansas State Alumni Center
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Political Diplomatic & Military Lecture Series Presents Francis Gary Powers, Jr on Wednesday, October 21st at the Kansas State University Alumni Center.  “Bridge of Spies” is a drama set in the midst of the cold war chronicling the 1960 more
Domestic Violence Discussion 7:00 pm
Domestic Violence Discussion @ Manhattan Public Library
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Please join members of the Riley County Domestic Violence Task Force in a discussion of Domestic Violence in our community on Thursday, October 21st at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium at the Manhattan Public Library.
Book Discussion 7:00 pm
Book Discussion @ Manhattan Public Library
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm
The Manhattan Public Library will hold a book discussion on Thursday, October 22nd, at 7:00 pm.  The book for discussion will be The Lost Art of Dress.  The discussion will be led by author Linda Przybyszewski, an Associate Professor of more
10th Annual Theology Conference
10th Annual Theology Conference @ Manhattan Christian College
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day
The 10th Annual Theology Conference will be held at the Manhattan Christian College on October 23rd & 24th.  Whither Bloweth the Spirit? Studies in the Holy Spirit.  Details and registration:
Spooktacular at Sunset Zoo 12:00 pm
Spooktacular at Sunset Zoo @ Sunset Zoo
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm
Trick-or-treat among the animals by visiting the candy trails throughout Sunset Zoo from noon to 4:30 pm, Saturday, October 24th and Sunday, October 25th.  Wear your costumes and support local businesses and nonprofits.
Sausage Supper 12:00 pm
Sausage Supper @ Parish Hall
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Paxico Sacred Heart Parish will have a home smoked German Sausage Supper on Sunday, October 25th with buffet style serving from 12:00 noon to 3:30 pm.  Adults – $12.00; Ages 4 thru 12 – $4.00; Ages under 4 – Free. more
Food Drive 9:00 am
Food Drive @ Walmart
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Angels Care Home Health is sponsoring a Food Drive for the Flinthills Breadbasket on Saturday, October 31st from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at Walmart in Manhattan.