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  5. Calendar Overlay Museums (10)
  6. Calendar Overlay Music & Entertainment (4)
  7. Calendar Overlay Seasonal Events (1)
  8. Calendar Overlay Sports & Recreation (5)
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Family & Kid Friendly

  1. Santa Arriving at Big Creek Crossing

    November 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

    SANTA arriving via helicopter(in SW Parking lot facing Vine St.) for his first day to visit at Big Creek Crossing! If you are out for Black Friday, stop by to see Santa!

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  2. Second Annual Santa's Workshop

    November 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ VFW Hall

    Children ages 12 & under are invited to visit Santa's Workshop to buy gifts for their loved ones! Gifts range from $1 to $9!

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Libraries

  1. Union Pacific's Historic Big Boy Steam Locomotive No. 4014 Presentation/Reception at the Hays Public Library

    November 21, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Hays Public Library

    The world's largest steam locomotive, Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014, will make an overnight stop in Hays. Ben Jones, senior director of public affairs, will give a short presentation at the library to be followed by a reception.

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  2. Hays Public Library hosts: Flash Book Sale

    November 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hays Public Library

    Calling all book-lovers! Head to the Gallery for a flash sale put on by the Friends bookstore! There are tons of books waiting for new homes, & the best part is that they are very reasonably priced!

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  3. Hays Public Library hosts: Thanksgiving at the Library

    November 25, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hays Public Library

    The library is so thankful for all of you! Come enjoy a free meal & a Thanksgiving craft with the entire family!

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  4. Kickoff to Christmas at the Hays Public Library

    November 30, 2019, 10:00 AM @ Hays Public Library

    Come join us for hot chocolate & cookies & decorate your very own Gingerbread House!

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Main Calendar

  1. JFK 60th Anniversary Banquet

    November 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Kennedy Middle School

    Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy visited Hays, Kansas, on November 20, 1959 during his campaign. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of this event, the Ellis County Democratic Party will recreate the community activities that took place that day, including a banquet at the former Kennedy Middle School, known as Jefferson West in 1959.

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  2. Union Pacific's Historic Big Boy Steam Locomotive No. 4014 Tour thru Hays

    November 21, 2019, 1:45 PM

    Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad's completion!

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  3. Speaker: Steven Elliot, War Story

    November 23, 2019, 6:00 PM @ VFW Hall

    Former Army Ranger, Author, & Hays native comes home.

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Meetings and Conferences

  1. SBA hosts: Lender Rodeo-Lasso a Loan

    November 20, 2019, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ FHSU Robbins Center Eagle Communications Hall

    Representatives from several banks, certified development companies, & alternative lending sources will be on hand to meet with existing & start-up business owners to discuss funding for: Business Start-ups*Business Expansions*Working Capital*Refinance*Business Modernization*Commericial Real Estate

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  2. "Healing After Loss of Suicide"

    November 20, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Center for Life Experience

    HALOS is a group of people who have had a loved one take their life. Our goal is to bring hope & healing to those who suffer from this tragic loss.

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  3. "Healing Hearts" Holiday Children's Memorial Tree, Hanging of Ornaments & Dedication

    November 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Jackie Creamer's, The Dance Studio

    The Holiday Children's Memorial Tree is a special time/place where hanging ornaments & dedication to those who have lost a child on the memorial Christmas tree "Healing Hearts" is an open group for anyone who has lost a child of any age from miscarriage & stillborn through adulthood. Offers hope, comfort, & empowerment to bereaved parents & families in a confidential, caring, respectful environment.

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Museums

  1. Natural History for Preschoolers with Alicia at the Sternberg Museum

    November 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sternberg Museum

    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie!!

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  2. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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  3. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 22, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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  4. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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  5. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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  6. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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  7. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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  8. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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  9. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 29, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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  10. Traveling Museum Exhibit at the Sternberg Museum: Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

    November 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Mangelsen has spent over 40 years filming & photographing nature & wildlife from all over the world. His passion for nature began at an early age through his father who would take his sons along the Platte River in Nebraska to watch the migrating birds.

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Music & Entertainment

  1. FHSU Department of Music & Theatre presents: The FALL JAZZ Concert

    November 21, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Featuring Jazz Ensemble I & II.

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  2. Hays Community Theater presents "Hays Has Humor"

    November 23, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Hays Community Theatre

    Stand up comedy showcase. Get ready for a fun night of laughs before awkward conversations with your family you barely see. Featuring Joe Nunnink from Kansas City & Celeste Torrence from Lawrence.

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  3. Paisley Pear hosts: The Jazz Duo

    November 23, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro, & Market

    The Jazz Duo will be back at The Pear! Come enjoy wine & apps while listening to this duo. Call or message us for reservations!

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  4. Rockalooa VI Part II "After the Rains"

    November 23, 2019, 9:00 PM @ The Golden Q

    Thanks for your support in 2019! The event was awesome, but we did get rained out of the park at the end of the day. The kind folks at The Golden Q allowed us to extend the after-show to accommodate extra bands, but some still did not get to play. The Rockalooa Raincheck Show has been announced-join us on November 23!

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Seasonal Events

  1. Ellis County Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving Feast 2019

    November 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Rose Garden Banquet Hall

    All are welcome! Free will donation.

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Sports & Recreation

  1. Walk With A Doc

    November 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Hays Med (Fitness Trail shelter house)

    Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle.

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  2. FHSU Women's Basketball vs University of Saint Mary

    November 25, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!!!

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  3. KSHSAA State Football 1A

    November 30, 2019, 1:00 PM @ Lewis Field Stadium

    Come out to watch the STATE PLAYOFFS!!

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  4. FHSU Women's Basketball vs Tabor College

    November 30, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!!!

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  5. FHSU Men's Basketball vs Sterling College

    November 30, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!!!

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Theater & Arts

  1. Hays Arts Council: Silent Conversation Exhibit

    November 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hays Arts Center

    Beautiful work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher Ceramic Sculpture & Kim Stanley Poetry.

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  2. Hays Arts Council: Silent Conversation Exhibit

    November 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hays Arts Center

    Beautiful work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher Ceramic Sculpture & Kim Stanley Poetry.

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  3. Hays Arts Council: Silent Conversation Exhibit

    November 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hays Arts Center

    Beautiful work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher Ceramic Sculpture & Kim Stanley Poetry.

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  4. Hays Arts Council sponsors Wichita Children's Theatre's "Billy Goats Gruff"

    November 22, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Bring the family out for the evening to enjoy the Wichita Children's Theatre's production of Billy Goats Gruff!

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  5. Hays Arts Council: Silent Conversation Exhibit

    November 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Hays Arts Center

    Beautiful work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher Ceramic Sculpture & Kim Stanley Poetry.

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  6. Hays Arts Council: Silent Conversation Exhibit

    November 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hays Arts Center

    Beautiful work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher Ceramic Sculpture & Kim Stanley Poetry.

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  7. Hays Arts Council: Silent Conversation Exhibit

    November 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hays Arts Center

    Beautiful work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher Ceramic Sculpture & Kim Stanley Poetry.

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  8. Hays Arts Council: Silent Conversation Exhibit

    November 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hays Arts Center

    Beautiful work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher Ceramic Sculpture & Kim Stanley Poetry.

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