Witnessing the Last Dance: Join Paothong in the early morning for a lifetime experience on Saturday, March 21st from 5:00 – 10:30 am. You will witness greater prairie-chicken booming in action with Paothong as your tour guide as you visit the Konza Prairie. This event is open to both members and non-members and more information can be found at www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785-587-2726.
Discovering the Last Dance: Several additional opportunities are available to visit a greater prairie-chicken booming ground. This time, FHDC staff will accompany you on a trip and provide all the insight you need! This unique experience is limited to five participants per session. Sessions are offered on Saturday, March 28th; Saturday, April 11th; and Sunday, April 12th, all from 5:00 – 10:30am. These events are open to both members and non-members and more information can be found at www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785-587-2726.
The three-part PBS documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, created by preeminent filmmaker Ken Burns based on a 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, premieres March 30th. K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center and KTWU 11 PBS will host an advance screening event at 2-4 pm, on March 28th, in the Manhattan Public Library Auditorium. An informational fair featuring local cancer-related agencies and organizations will precede the hour-long preview of the documentary at 3:00 pm. This public event is free and refreshments will be provided.
Dig out your polyester bell bottoms and platform shoes, and boogie down with Disco Dick & the Mirror Balls, of Kansas City, at the fourth semi-annual Pink & Polyester Party April 10th! Vote for your favorite blinged-out bra in the Off the Hook bra art contest and enjoy scrumptious heavy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, fun photo booth and crazy games! Party with your friends without doing any work…and help K-State fight cancer! Tickets are $60; reservations for a table of 10 are $500.
Friday: 3 PM – 9 PM Saturday: 9 AM – 7 PM Sunday: 10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday Morning in the Main Event Bleachers Donuts & Coffee 8AM to 8:30AM Service 8:30AM to 9:30AM The public is welcome!!! Dress to impress us with your camo!
Event Admission: 14 and over: $15.00 Youth (9 – 13): $9.00 Children 8 and under: Free Active and Veteran Military: $10.00 – Active or Veteran Military ID required at time of admission. *Paid admission is good for the entire weekend so attendees can come and go as they please! Each paid general admission will receive a wristband that must stay attached to arm to be good for all weekend. Buy your tickets at the box office when you arrive at the ExpoCentre.
Group/Corporate Ticket Pricing available. For group sales contact Brian Smith at 479-409-6252 or firstname.lastname@example.org Monster Buck Contest: Friday: 3 PM – 9 PM Saturday: 9 AM – 7 PM Sunday: 10AM-Noon
The event doors are not open to the public until 10AM on Sunday morning but those wishing to bring their buck in for scoring and/or to enter the Monster Buck Contest can do so starting at 9AM on Sunday morning.
2 PM Main Event to announce all category winners and to crown the Kings of Kansas should there be a buck that is better than our current King of Kansas bucks.
Monster Buck Classic main event will happen at 2PM on Sunday. To enter the Monster Buck Contest or have a buck officially B & C and/or BTR (Buckmasters Trophy Records) Scored. *Only Kansas Residents are eligible to enter the Monster Buck Contest. Anyone, resident or non-resident, can have a whitetail deer officially scored. King of Kansas Trophies In addition to the announcement of each category winner for the 2014-15 Kansas deer season we could crown a new King of Kansas Typical or Non-Typical should someone enter, qualify and win. In 2012 we crowned the first ever King of Kansas Typical and Non-Typical bucks, Rachelle Karl’s 182 1/8 inch monster as our King of Kansas Typical and Lucas Cochren’s 238 4/8 inch bruiser as our King of Kansas Non-Typical. In 2013 we saw Don Parr topple Rachelle Karl’s King of Kansas Typical with a stunning 194 6/8 inch monster. Then in 2104 we watched as Cade Hays brought in a new King of Kansas Non Typical that topped Lucas Cochren’s monster by a mere 2/8 of an inch with a net score of 238 6/8 inches!