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  6. Calendar Overlay Meetings and Conferences (4)
  7. Calendar Overlay Museums (2)
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  10. Calendar Overlay Seasonal Events (11)
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Downtown Hays

  1. Ask a Philosophy - FHSU Philosophy Dept.

    December 11, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @

    Paisley Pear (back room)

    “Ask A Philosopher” is an event put on by the Fort Hays State University Department of Philosophy. Philosophers from the department will be in attendance to chat about philosophy, discuss thought experiments, & answer any philosophical questions you have.

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  2. Frostfest: Flicks on the Bricks

    December 18, 2021, 1:00 PM
    @

    The Fox Theatre

    DHDC wants to provide you & your family with fun activities Downtown before & after the annual illuminated parade! Join us at The Fox Theatre for TWO holiday movies, photos with Santa, & more! All events are FREE to attend but free-will donations will be accepted to support Downtown Hays.

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Family & Kid Friendly

  1. Pictures & Cookies with Santa!

    December 9, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Platinum Group

    Santa's coming to Platinum Group!

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  2. Drive By Santa

    December 11, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Come drive by to say hello to Santa & his helpers & the Grinch! We can't wait to see you there!

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  3. Pictures & Cookies with Santa!

    December 13, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @

    Platinum Group

    Santa's coming to Platinum Group! CALL for an appointment 785-621-4663. Each family will receive one FREE framed 5x7 print. Additional prints & gifts available for purchase. Professional Portraits by Rebekah Baier Photoghraphy.

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  4. 3rd Annual Farmers Holiday Celebration

    December 19, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Downtown Pavilion

    Join us for our third annual Farmers Holiday Celebration for a fun filled outdoor adventure! Hosted by Chelsy Proehl Farmers Insurance Agency. Coloring contest with prizes! Pet the animals from the Gone Country Farm Animals. Pictures with ROCK-O, the Rockin Reindeer!

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Fundraisers

  1. Toys for Tots Campaign Ends

    December 10, 2021, All Day
    @

    5 locations thru out Hays & on-line

    Toys for Tots, a 73 year national charitable program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, provides happiness & hope to disadvantaged children during each Christmas holiday season. The toys, books, & other gifts collected & distributed by the Marines offer these children recognition, confidence, & a positive memory for a lifetime. It is such an experiences that help children become responsible citizens & caring members of their community. Last year the Marine Corps fulfilled the holiday hopes & dreams of 7 million less fortunate children in over 800 communities nationwide. Since 1947, over 265 million children have been assisted. All donations are tax deductible & stay in our local community.

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  2. Stars & Stripes Breakfast

    December 12, 2021, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    VFW Hall

    All you can eat: bacon, sausage, eggs, hash browns, pancakes, biscuits & gravy, orange juice, & coffee.

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Libraries

  1. Hays Public Library: Holiday Cookie Swap

    December 14, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    Hays Public Library

    Bring two dozen of your favorite cookies & try others' favorites as well!

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  2. Hays Public Library: Frost Fest Activities

    December 18, 2021, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Hays Public Library

    Join us for Frost Fest activities all day!

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Main Calendar

  1. Hays Arts Council 38th Annual 5 State Photography Exhibition

    December 13, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    @

    Hays Arts Council & Annex

    This year's exhibition will feature over 100 photographs.

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Meetings and Conferences

  1. Center for Life Experience: Healing Hearts Meeting

    December 9, 2021, 6:30 PM
    @

    Oak Plaza

    "Healing Hearts" Support Group regular meeting.

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  2. Center for Life Experience: Healing After Loss

    December 11, 2021, All Day
    @

    TBA

    "Healing After Loss" Support Group -Special Holiday Luncheon. RSVP by email or call.

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  3. Center for Life Experience: Healing After Loss of Suicide Meeting

    December 15, 2021, 6:00 PM
    @

    Oak Plaza

    "Healing After Loss of Suicide" Support Group Special Holiday Meeting.

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  4. Center for Life Experience: NAMI Family Support Meeting

    December 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    @

    Oak Plaza

    "NAMI Family Support Group" regular meeting(in person or online).

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Museums

  1. Sternberg Traveling Exhibit: Exploring Extinction: The Dodo

    December 15, 2021, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Sternberg Museum

    This family-friendly exhibit transports visitors 400 years into the past to the dodo's tropical island home. Look into the life & death of the dodo bird & find out what other amazing animals are endangered. The Dodo will be here until May 18th, 2022.

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  2. Sternberg Museum: Christmas Program

    December 18, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Sternberg Museum

    Your "PRESENTS" is requested! Celebrate the holidays with our animals! Decorate our Christmas tree with your very own ornaments & make special presents for our animals!

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Music & Entertainment

  1. The Fox Theatre: KS All Star Big Band Christmas Event

    December 10, 2021, 6:00 PM
    @

    The Fox Theatre

    Enjoy a four-course meal prepared by Gella's Diner + a special Christmas jazz performance by the Kansas All Star Big Band. Concert Only tickets are also available!

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  2. FHSU Band Concert

    December 11, 2021, 7:30 PM
    @
    Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    FHSU Bands, led by Dr. Peter Lillpopp, performs their fall concert.

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  3. 34th Annual FHSU Cathedral Concert

    December 12, 2021, 3:30 PM
    @

    Basilica of St. Fidelis

    Come join us at the glorious "Cathedral of the Plains" in Victoria, Kansas. FHSU choirs present the annual audience favorite featuring timeless choral music.

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  4. Paisley Pear hosts: Live Jazz Music

    December 17, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    @
    Paisley Pear

    Come out & enjoy some soft jazz. Reservations suggested.

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  5. Max Haverfield & Friends Christmas Show

    December 23, 2021, 7:00 PM
    @

    The Strand Event Center

    The Max Haverfield & Friends Christmas Show inspires audiences with the spirit with beautiful & jubilant songs of the Christmas Season!

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  6. Paisley Pear's New Year's Eve Party

    December 31, 2021, 7:00 PM
    @

    Paisley Pear

    LIVE MUSIC! Featuring Hays Native-Mikey Ploutz. Bring your games in & spend some quality time with your family & friends.

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  7. The Fox Theatre: New Year's Eve!

    December 31, 2021, 8:30 PM
    @

    The Fox Theatre

    Join the band Paramount in a wild 80s themed NYE Party at Fox Theatre! Grab your friends, make your plans, book the hotels, & come sing with us!

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Schools

  1. TMP-Marian Basketball vs. Hill City

    December 10, 2021, 4:30 PM
    @
    Thomas More Prep-Marian High School

    GO MONARCHS!!! C/JV/Varsity

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  2. FHSU 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

    December 17, 2021, 8:30 AM
    @
    Gross Memorial Coliseum

    CONGRATULATIONS to the 2021 Fall Graduates!!!!

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  3. TMP-Marian Basketball vs. Stockton

    December 17, 2021, 4:30 PM
    @
    Thomas More Prep-Marian High School

    GO MONARCHS!!! JV & Varsity

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  4. FHSU 2021 Virtual Fall Commencement Ceremonies

    December 18, 2021, All Day
    @
    Online

    CONGRATULATIONS to the 2021 Fall Graduates!

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Seasonal Events

  1. Breakfast with Santa at Thirsty's

    December 11, 2021, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    @

    Thirsty's Brew Pub & Grill

    FREE donuts & juice. Accepting monetary donations for Early Childhood Connections.

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  2. "Little Town of Bethlehem" Nativity at St. Boniface Catholic Church

    December 12, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @

    St. Boniface Catholic Church

    Begun in 1927, the nativity has become a worldwide representation of Christmas featuring rocks & figurines from all 50 states & 105 countries. A live flowing river with sheep, shepherds, & various animals dot the scene. Rocks & wood from the Holy Land are unique to the nativity as well as rock from the Cave of Lourdes.

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  3. Tour of Lights Contest

    December 13, 2021, All Day
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    Throughout Hays

    Voting Begins Today- Thru December 20th. Tis the season!! TBA the number of houses to see!!! Winner will be announced December 21st.

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  4. Breakfast with Santa at Thirsty's

    December 18, 2021, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    @

    Thirsty's Brew Pub & Grill

    FREE donuts & juice. Accepting monetary donations for Early Childhood Connections.

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  5. '21 Holiday Craft Fair at Big Creek Crossing

    December 18, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Big Creek Crossing

    It's our favorite time of year! Come explore Holiday trinkets of all shapes & sizes, services, & much more at our biggest event of the year! Come on down to support your local & abroad vendors, & see what they have to offer you!

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  6. Frost Fest Illuminated Parade 2021

    December 18, 2021, 6:00 PM
    @

    On The Bricks in Downtown Hays

    The Frostfest season in Downtown Hays culminates with our illuminated parade. Join us on Main Street for the magic that is Frostfest! The 2021 theme is "Starry Christmas Night".

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  7. Jingle & Mingle

    December 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    @
    Rose Garden Banquet Hall

    'Twas the night before Christmas...... & we partied! Come join us for the Annual Rose Garden Jingle & Mingle. RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED IN ADVANCE, limited seating, call 785-625-9508.

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  8. "Little Town of Bethlehem" Nativity at St. Boniface Catholic Church

    December 19, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @

    St. Boniface Catholic Church

    Begun in 1927, the nativity has become a worldwide representation of Christmas featuring rocks & figurines from all 50 states & 105 countries. A live flowing river with sheep, shepherds, & various animals dot the scene. Rocks & wood from the Holy Land are unique to the nativity as well as rock from the Cave of Lourdes.

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  9. Tour of Lights Contest

    December 20, 2021, All Day
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    Thru out Hays

    Final day to vote- December 20th. Tis the season!! TBA the number of houses to see!!! Winner will be announced December 21st.

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  10. Center for Life Experience: Celebration of Light

    December 20, 2021, 6:00 PM
    @
    Hays Public Library

    A Holiday Candlelight ceremony. All are invited for the annual holiday gathering of hope & remembrance. "Celebration of Light-Hope Dawn After the Longest Night".

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  11. "Little Town of Bethlehem" Nativity at St. Boniface Catholic Church

    December 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @

    St. Boniface Catholic Church

    Begun in 1927, the nativity has become a worldwide representation of Christmas featuring rocks & figurines from all 50 states & 105 countries. A live flowing river with sheep, shepherds, & various animals dot the scene. Rocks & wood from the Holy Land are unique to the nativity as well as rock from the Cave of Lourdes.

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Sports & Recreation

  1. FHSU Basketball vs Nebraska-Kearney

    December 11, 2021, 2:00 PM
    @
    Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!! MIAA

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  2. FHSU Wrestling Bob Smith Open

    December 12, 2021, 9:00 AM
    @
    Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!!!

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  3. HHS Basketball vs. Hoisington

    December 14, 2021, 4:30 PM
    @
    Hays High School

    GO INDIANS!!! V/JV/9.

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  4. FHSU Basketball vs Central-Oklahoma

    December 17, 2021, 5:30 PM
    @
    Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!! MIAA

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  5. Walk with a Doc

    December 18, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Fitness Trail - meet at Shelter House behind HaysMed

    Walk with a Provider from Convenient Care! This walk will be with TBD.

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  6. Winter Blitz Cornhole Tournament

    December 18, 2021, 9:00 AM
    @

    Hilton Garden Inn

    6 Game Guarantee! Come join us for a FUN time!!

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  7. FHSU Basketball vs Newman

    December 19, 2021, 2:00 PM
    @
    Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!! MIAA

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  8. FHSU Women's Basketball vs Bethel College

    December 20, 2021, 2:00 PM
    @
    Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!!

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