Manhattan local events calendar for June 28 – July 3


Summer Outside the City: Eureka Lake Resort

June 28, 2017, 6:15 p.m. 8:15 p.m. at Manhattan Public Library.
Allana Saenger Parker, curator of the Riley County Historical Society, will discuss the history of the Eureka Lake area, which includes a resort, an orphanage, amusement park and most recently, the Flint Hills Jobs Corps. This presentation ties into the Riley County Historical Society’s exhibit, “Celebrating 100 Years of History and Heritage.”

Acoustics in the Amphitheater

June 29, 2017, 6 p.m. 8 p.m. at Liquid Art Winery and Estate
Musician Brian Nelson will play in the Oak Grove Amphitheater, which is located within the Liquid Art Winery and Estate. Bench seating will be provided but bringing blankets and chairs is also encouraged. Cost: $5 per carload of people.

Headlight Revival EP Release Party

June 29, 2017, 9 p.m. 11 p.m. at Auntie Mae’s Parlor
A local three-member rock band is performing for its extended play record release party. Attend the event to meet the band members, grab a copy of the album and possibly get it signed.

Arts in the Park: The Hunts

June 30, 2017, 8 p.m. 10 p.m. at Larry Norvell Band Shell in Manhattan City Park
This week’s installment of Manhattan’s summer Arts in the Park series features The Hunts, an alternative rock/folk band consisting of five brothers and two sisters from the same family.

Sundown Salute

June 30 July 4, 2017 at Heritage Park in Junction City, Kansas.
This five-day Independence Day festival includes a carnival, car show, live music and entertainment, food and other vendors and a parade, and the festival concludes with a firework display on July 4.