Kiwanis Club Pancake Feed @ Pottorf Hall - CiCo Park
Dec 10 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Manhattan Kiwanis Club will have their 66th Annual Pancake Feed & Holiday Silent Auction on Saturday, December 10th, of Pottorf Hall at CiCo Park.  Adults $5.00 Presale or $6.00 Day of Feed.  Children 5-12, $3.00 Presale or $4.00 Day of Feed.  Children (under 5) Eat FREE.  All proceeds benefit 20+ local community projects.

Holiday Music and Patriotic Remembrances @ Peace Memorial Auditorium
Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm

An enjoyable evening for Holiday Music and Patriotic remembrances will be held at the Peace Memorial Auditorium located at City Hall – 1101 Poyntz Avenue – on Saturday, December 10th at 7:30 pm.  The event will be sponsored by the “Friends Of Peace Memorial Auditorium” and presented by the KSU Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the Thundering Cats.  The program is free and open to the public.  They will be accepting donations for the renovation of the Peace Memorial Auditorium, which is a “Living Memorial” for the servicemen who gave the ultimate sacrifice during WWII from the Riley County.

Winter Gallery Walk @ W Seventh Street
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Junction City Arts Council will hold its annual Winter Gallery Walk on Friday, December 16th from 5-7 pm in downtown Junction City.  Up to fifteen merchants in the 100 and 200 blocks of W Seventh Street and the 600 to 900 blocks on N Washington will host regional artists and their artwork and offer wine, coffee, and or cider and hors d’oeruvres to the public as they visit each “gallery” location.  Gallery maps will be available at the Opera House at 135 W Seventh.  Then tour downtown merchants, meet the artists, enjoy their work, and find the perfect handmade quilt.  Santa will also be there to hear your holiday wishes.  Join them for local art, live music, and refreshments in a festive holiday atmosphere.  for more information, you can contact the Junction City Arts Council at, or call 785-762-2581.

Wreaths Across America @ Kansas Veterans Cemetery
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am

The Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley-Manhattan will again participate in the annual Wreaths Across America program with a ceremony on Saturday, December 17th at 11:00 am.

Wamego Blood Donations @ Wamgo High School
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The American Red Cross will have a blood drive on Monday, December 19th at the Wamego High School from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Donors of all blood types are needed this holiday season to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.  To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor app, visit or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).  Donors are encouraged to make appointments and complete the RapidPass online health history questionnaire at to save time when donating.