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Downtown Hays

  1. Downtown Hays Winter Market

    December 6, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Historic Strand Theatre Building

    The Downtown Hays Market is BACK! & INDOORS! Join us inside the Historic Strand Theatre Building, 1102 Main Street for our final Winter Market of the season!

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  2. Hays Arts Council Winter Gallery Walk

    December 6, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Downtown Hays & surrounding areas

    Enjoy an evening on the Bricks of Downtown Hays where dozens of shops & galleries showcase art exhibits, opening reception, & a mix of free entertainment. 26 artists!!!

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Family & Kid Friendly

  1. Pictures with Santa at Bella Luna Boutique

    December 6, 2019, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Bella Luna Boutique

    Santa & Mrs. Claus are coming to 1011 Main!

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  2. Tour of Lights Contest begins today!

    December 6, 2019, 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM @ Thru out Hays

    It's time to brighten up Hays for the Holiday season! Have a wonderful time driving around in the evenings to see all of the beautiful lights lighting up Hays!

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Fundraisers

  1. The ARC of Central Plains Festival of Trees

    December 6, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Chestnut Building Lobby

    Fundraiser for the Hays ARC Park. One-of-a-kind, themed holiday trees, silent auction or buy it now!

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Museums

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

    December 6, 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. Ex-PRESS BINGO Night

    December 6, 2019, 7:00 PM @ The Press Restaurant

    Come join us for BINGO evening in Hays!!!

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  2. Paisley Pear hosts: The Monumentals

    December 6, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro, & Market

    The Pear will be featuring ceramics by Haley Gottschalk & Live music by The Monumentals!

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Seasonal Events

  1. Bethesda Place Christmas Store

    December 6, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    Come see us! Do some of your Christmas shopping with us!

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  2. Downtown Annual Tree Lighting/Activities

    December 6, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Union Pacific Plaza

    Come join us for the annual tree lighting & activities that include the Hays Arts Council Winter Gallery Walk, shopping, carriage rides, & visits from Santa & Mrs. Claus.

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  3. 10th Annual Ellis Polar Express!

    December 6, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Three nights to enjoy holiday lights in Ellis. December 6th, 7th, & 8th. Each Night from 6:30-9 pm. Saturday the 7th will be the Ellis Rec Candy Cane Hunt at 6 pm & The Ellis Public Library’s Santa’s Workshop with Cookies from Mrs. Claus!

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  4. Christmas Past at Historic Fort Hays

    December 6, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Historic Fort Hays

    Come see how the Fort would have been decorated for Christmas in the late 1800s. The Fort grounds glow with lanterns & luminaries, & visitors will enjoy seeing living history programs, Father Christmas, caroling, & be treated to special refreshments.

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Sports & Recreation

  1. 37th Annual Gerald Mitchell Hays City Shootout

    December 6, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Hays High School

    Come out to watch some great basketball! Games will be held at both Hays High School & Hays Middle School gyms.

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Theater & Arts

  1. Hays Arts Council: 36th Annual Photography Exhibition

    December 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hays Arts Center

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  2. Hays Community Theater presents "Fruitcakes"

    December 6, 2019, 7:00 PM @ 12th St. Auditorium

    Mix together a batch of fruitcakes, three dozen Christmas trees, 10,000 outdoor Christmas lights, a chicken pox epidemic, two southern spinsters, an estranged old man, a lost cat named Tutti Frutti and a Christmas hog named Buster and you’ve got the recipe for a fun-filled and touching evening of holiday cheer.

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