Manhattan Local Events Calendar: June 14-21


Dance Monkey Dance

June 15, 2017, 9 p.m.  –  11 p.m. at Auntie Mae’s Parlor
This Midwestern band features multi-instrumental artists that create an energetic act, which blends several musical genres.

Arts in the Park concert: The Railsplitters

June 16, 2017, 8 p.m.  –  10 p.m. at Manhattan City Park
Boulder, Colorado’s energetic five-member bluegrass band is the next act in Arts in the Park’s summer concert series.

Downtown Farmer’s Market

June 17, 2017, 8 a.m.  –  1 p.m. at Dillard’s Parking Lot
Market features fresh meats, produce, baked goods and breads. Local crafters and artists sell handmade jewelry, soaps and wood-carved items.

Off the Green Outdoor Music Series

June 17, 2017, 7 p.m. –  10 p.m. at Colbert Hills
Evening entertainment behind the Colbert Hills clubhouse. The June 17 musical act is The Lovehandles, an acoustic bluegrass and rock oldies band.

28th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

June 17, 2017, 10 a.m.  –  9 p.m. at Manhattan City Park
Commemorating the end of slavery in 1865, this annual celebration features activities appealing to all ages and walks of life. Live musical guests are Betty O. and the Exceptions.

Feast of the Fields: Farm to Fork Experience

June 17, 2017, 5:30 p.m. –  8:30 p.m. at River Creek Farms
Little Apple Brewery chefs prepare farm-fresh cuisine that is served in the middle of a ripe cornfield.

National Festival of Breads

June 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m.  –  5 p.m. at Manhattan Conference Center
Recognizing wheat farmers, millers and ingredient companies, this event showcases amateur bakers in the midst of wheat harvest. Event features music at Blue Earth Plaza lawn, outside of the conference center.

Ian Fitzgerald

June 20, 2017, 9 p.m.  –  11 p.m. at Auntie Mae’s Parlor
New England folk singer, storyteller and songwriter Ian Fitzgerald makes a stop in Manhattan for an evening performance.