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Downtown Hays

  1. Bach's Lunch on the Bricks with performance by Laurel Dawn

    July 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Union Pacific Plaza

    DHDC invites you to come join us for our Summer Concert Series, Bach's Lunch on The Bricks! Concerts happen every first, third, & fifth Friday of the month (June through August). At 12:05PM, we offer a free one-hour concert & delicious $10 box lunch. All ages are welcome!

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  2. Downtown Hays Market

    July 20, 2019, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Downtown Pavilion

    Join us as we welcome growers, craftsmen, bakers,honey producers, artists, & musicians to Downtown.

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  3. Poetry Open Mic Night

    July 24, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Paisley Pear Wine Bar & Bistro

    Open to anyone who enjoys poetry. Come & share your favorite poem or just listen to some local poets.

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  4. Bazaar on the Bricks

    July 27, 2019, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Downtown Hays

    Come enjoy HOT deals & fun activities for the entire family during the annual sidewalk sale in Downtown Hays.

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  5. Downtown Hays Market

    July 27, 2019, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Downtown Pavilion

    Join us as we welcome growers, craftsmen, bakers,honey producers, artists, & musicians to Downtown.

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Family & Kid Friendly

  1. KPRA Rodeo at the Ellis County Fair

    July 16, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    "Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night".

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  2. KPRA Rodeo at the Ellis County Fair

    July 17, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    "Patriotic Night".

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  3. Demo Derby at the Ellis County Fair

    July 18, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Chad Markley will be running the 2019 Ellis County Fair Demo, get your modifieds, compact, & bonestock cars ready to roll!

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  4. Summer Sidewalk Sales at Big Creek Crossing Mall

    July 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

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  5. Summer Sidewalk Sales at Big Creek Crossing Mall

    July 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

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  6. Summer Sidewalk Sales at Big Creek Crossing Mall

    July 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

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  7. Summer Sidewalk Sales at Big Creek Crossing Mall

    July 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

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Food & Wine

  1. Fresh Produce Market at Orschlen's

    July 17, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Orscheln Farm & Home

    Come see all the FRESH produce available at this time!

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  2. Fresh Produce Market at Orschlen's

    July 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Orscheln Farm & Home

    Come see all the FRESH produce available at this time!

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  3. Fresh Produce Market at Orschlen's

    July 24, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Orscheln Farm & Home

    Come see all the FRESH produce available at this time!

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  4. Fresh Produce Market at Orschlen's

    July 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Orscheln Farm & Home

    Come see all the FRESH produce available at this time!

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  5. Fresh Produce Market at Orschlen's

    July 31, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Orscheln Farm & Home

    Come see all the FRESH produce available at this time!

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Libraries

  1. Hays Public Library: Kelly Hunt Musical Performance

    July 16, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Hays Public Library

    Enjoy the music of Kansas City Americana/Folk singer-songwriter, Kelly Hunt!

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  2. Hays Public Library: World Snake Day

    July 18, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Hays Public Library

    Join us for a presentation by the Sternberg Museum of Natural History! "Slither" throughout the building & meet your favorite serpents. Note: This is an all ages event!

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  3. Summer Chess Tournament at The Hays Public Library

    July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Hays Public Library

    Young chess players of all ages are welcome. Entrants should have some experience playing chess & know basic tournament rules.

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  4. Hays Public Library: Area 51 Lock-In for Young Adult Department

    July 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - July 21, 2019, 6:00 AM @ Hays Public Library

    Join the Area 51 staff & learn about the secrets of space, intergalactic life, & things the government won't let us talk about! Things could become scary after midnight as our power starts to run out & the space creatures begin to wreak havoc on Area 51!

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  5. Hays Public Library: NASA Ambassador Brenda Culbertson

    July 23, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Hays Public Library

    2 PM for Young Adults Presentation-3 PM for Children Presentation-6:30 PM for Family Presentation.

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Meetings and Conferences

  1. MDC Summer Workshop: Introduction to Excel

    July 16, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ FHSU McCartney Hall Room 116

    Join the Management Development Center for your introduction to Microsoft Excel.

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  2. "Healing After Loss" (HAL)

    July 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Center for Life Experience

    “Healing After Loss” welcomes anyone who has experienced the death of a spouse, parent, sibling, or other significant adult to participate. Men & women of all ages are part of our group.

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  3. MDC Summer Workshop: Intermediate Excel

    July 18, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ FHSU McCartney Hall Room 116

    If you have the ABC's of Excel down & would like to boost your productivity at work, this is the perfect class for you!

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  4. MDC Workshop at FHSU: Dealing with Difficult Employees

    July 18, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fort Hays State University

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  5. "Healing After Loss of Suicide"

    July 24, 2019, 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM @ Center for Life Experience

    Support for people with mental illness & their family & friends

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  6. MDC Summer Workshop: Dealing with Difficult Employees

    July 31, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ FHSU Hansen Hall

    Facilitated by Dr. Robert Lloyd.

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Museums

  1. Meet the Animals at The Sternberg Museum

    July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    Let's do summer right! Come to the discovery room every FRIDAY throughout the summer to get the chance to meet our amazing critters! A new animal will be featured each Friday.

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  2. Fossil ID Friday

    July 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    Have you ever wondered about that fossil on your shelf? Bring your fossil to the Sternberg Museum to have it identified by one of their paleontologists.

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  3. Natural History for Preschool: Nature Trail BINGO

    July 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sternberg Museum

    Let's take a trip outside & see what we can find on the trails! (For Preschoolers only)

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  4. Meet the Animals at The Sternberg Museum

    July 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    Let's do summer right! Come to the discovery room every FRIDAY throughout the summer to get the chance to meet our amazing critters! A new animal will be featured each Friday.

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  5. Fossil ID Friday

    July 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    Have you ever wondered about that fossil on your shelf? Bring your fossil to the Sternberg Museum to have it identified by one of their paleontologists.

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  6. Sternberg Museum of Natural History presents Natural History for Preschoolers JUNE BUGS

    July 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sternberg Museum

    Join us & learn why we love insects & why you should, too.

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Music & Entertainment

  1. High Plains Music Camp Faculty Recital

    July 16, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

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  2. Adam Capps at the Ellis County Fair

    July 16, 2019, 8:30 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Join us for some great music ON THE MIDWAY!! Sure to be a good time!!

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  3. Anthony & the Anamals at the Ellis County Fair

    July 17, 2019, 8:30 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Join us for some great music ON THE MIDWAY!! Sure to be a good time!!

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  4. High Plains Music Camp Faculty Band Recital

    July 18, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

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  5. Gella's: Live Music with Laurel Dawn

    July 18, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co.

    Come join us for live alternative/folk music!

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  6. DoC at the Ellis County Fair

    July 18, 2019, 8:30 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Join us for some great music ON THE MIDWAY!! Sure to be a good time!!

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  7. High Plains Music Camp Jazz Concert

    July 19, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    4 Jazz groups performing for the evening.

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  8. Paisley Pear hosts: Jake Reno

    July 19, 2019, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ The Paisley Pear

    Jake Reno is a traveling, original singer/songwriter who has played in various Nashville events. His style is a mix of Outlaw Country, Rock & Blues. Jake loves to connect with people through his music & honest lyrics!

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  9. Paramount at the Ellis County Fair

    July 19, 2019, 8:30 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Join us for some great music ON THE MIDWAY!! Sure to be a good time!!

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  10. High Plains Music Camp Departure Day/Final Concert

    July 20, 2019, 9:00 AM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Check website for detailed times.

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  11. Paisley Pear hosts: Jake Reno

    July 20, 2019, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ The Paisley Pear

    Jake Reno is a traveling, original singer/songwriter who has played in various Nashville events. His style is a mix of Outlaw Country, Rock & Blues. Jake loves to connect with people through his music & honest lyrics!

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  12. Radio Active at the Ellis County Fair

    July 20, 2019, 8:30 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Join us for some great music ON THE MIDWAY!!

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  13. Paisley Pear hosts: Fort Vine Rise & Shine Tour

    July 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro, & Market

    Fort Vine, an idie-folk trio named after a secret tree fort they had built in NYC. Their feel-good lyrics, colorful harmonies, & catchy rhythms transport any listener straight to their happy place!

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  14. Ex-PRESS BINGO Night

    July 26, 2019, 7:00 PM @ The Press Restaurant

    Come join us for BINGO evening in Hays!!!

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  15. Golden Q hosts: Radio Active

    July 26, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Golden Q

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  16. Paisley Pear hosts: Grant Lambert

    July 27, 2019, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ The Paisley Pear

    Come enjoy appetizers & wine while listening to Grant Lambert.

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Schools

  1. Science Café presents: "Footprints on the Moon"

    July 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Venue

    A celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11.

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Seasonal Events

  1. The Ellis County Fair "Follow the Fairground Road"

    July 16, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Theme for 2019 is "Follow the Fairground Road".

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  2. The Ellis County Fair "Follow the Fairground Road"

    July 17, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Theme for 2019 is "Follow the Fairground Road".

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  3. The Ellis County Fair "Follow the Fairground Road"

    July 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Theme for 2019 is "Follow the Fairground Road".

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  4. The Ellis County Fair "Follow the Fairground Road"

    July 19, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Theme for 2019 is "Follow the Fairground Road".

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  5. Saturday Swap Meet

    July 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Northglen Antiques & SouthSide MiniMall

    Great variety of treasures to be found! Outdoor Swap Meet.

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  6. The Ellis County Fair "Follow the Fairground Road"

    July 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Theme for 2019 is "Follow the Fairground Road". This is the FINAL day of the Ellis County Fair.

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  7. The Ellis County Fair 4-H Livestock Auction

    July 20, 2019, 6:30 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    Joint us for the 4-H Auction. You are invited to purchase high quality meat for your freezer! Preview animals July 16 until sale time today!

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Sports & Recreation

  1. Hays Larks vs. Dodge City A's

    July 16, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Larks Park

    GO LARKS!!!

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  2. Summer Monster Mayhem * Monster Truck Show *

    July 19, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    BIGGEST Monster Truck Show in Northwestern Kansas!! 2 Nights -Friday/Saturday- of action packed monster trucks!! Come see the transformer truck!!!

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  3. Summer Monster Mayhem * Monster Truck Show *

    July 20, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

    BIGGEST Monster Truck Show in Northwestern Kansas!! 2 Nights -Friday/Saturday- of action packed monster trucks!! Come see the transformer truck!!!

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  4. 2019 Summer Slam Triathlon

    July 27, 2019, 8:00 AM @ Hays Aquatic Park

    Eight annual Summer Slam Triathlon. This event consists of a 400 meter swim, 12 mile bike ride, & a 5K run.

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  5. Hays Merchants Golf Tournament

    July 27, 2019, 9:00 AM @ Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course

    Come join us for a fun day of golf!

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  6. Walk With A Doc

    July 27, 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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Theater & Arts

  1. Hays Community Theater presents "The Little Mermaid"

    July 25, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs.

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  2. Hays Community Theater presents "The Little Mermaid"

    July 26, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs.

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  3. Hays Community Theater presents "The Little Mermaid"

    July 27, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs.

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