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  3. Calendar Overlay Food & Wine (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Fundraisers (4)
  5. Calendar Overlay Libraries (2)
  6. Calendar Overlay Meetings and Conferences (7)
  7. Calendar Overlay Museums (2)
  8. Calendar Overlay Music & Entertainment (3)
  9. Calendar Overlay Seasonal Events (2)
  10. Calendar Overlay Sports & Recreation (7)

Downtown Hays

  1. Annual Hays City Historic Haunted Tours

    October 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Hays Community Theatre

    It's that time of year!!! The Hays Community Theatre will be giving tours every 15 minutes on the evenings of Friday(Oct. 26) and Saturday(Oct. 27). Tours begin at the Hays Community Theatre at 121 E. 8th St.

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  2. Annual Hays City Historic Haunted Tours

    October 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Hays Community Theatre

    It's that time of year!!! The Hays Community Theatre will be giving tours every 15 minutes. Tours begin at the Hays Community Theatre at 121 E. 8th St.

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  3. Paisley Pear presents: Blake Ruder

    October 27, 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Paisley Pear

    Come join us for an evening of music & fun times!

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  4. Trick or Treat on the Bricks

    October 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Downtown Hays

    You are invited to come on down to Downtown Hays for some fun trick or treating!

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Family & Kid Friendly

  1. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting.

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  2. Haunted Maze at Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 26, 2018, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ 976 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a spooky, scary, wonderful time!!! Tickets at Pa's Pumpkin Patch or Halloween Express(3300 Vine St.). LAST weekend in October only(Friday & Saturday evenings).

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  3. Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ 976 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a wonderful time!!!

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  4. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting.

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  5. Mall-O-Ween

    October 27, 2018, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

    FHSU DECA presents Mall-O-Ween. There will be games to play, costume contests, pet contests, candy, prizes...come join in on the FUN!

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  6. 2018 Moonlight Maze at the Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 27, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    *2018 Moonlight Maze-Meander through the Maze with Glowstick in hand! Beware of Scarecrow Joe! Saturday, Oct. 27th, after dark(approx. 7:30 PM), cost under $10.

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  7. Haunted Maze at Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 27, 2018, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ 976 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a spooky, scary, wonderful time!!! Tickets at Pa's Pumpkin Patch or Halloween Express(3300 Vine St.). LAST weekend in October only(Friday & Saturday evenings).

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  8. Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ 976 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a wonderful time!!!

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  9. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting.

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  10. Trick or Treat on The Plaza

    October 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ North Ridge Plaza

    North Ridge Plaza(west just off Vine near 27th, by Viaero, behind Cerv's) 16 businesses are hosting their first trick or treating event! Come join us! There will be games, candy, hot dogs, juice, & more!

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  11. Trick or Treating at Big Creek Crossing

    October 31, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

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Food & Wine

  1. Vine & Dine 2018 Restaurant Tastings

    October 28, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

    ALL proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County to help build homes for our neighbors in need. Vine & Dine offers a cornucopia of savory foods from many of Hays' top restaurants from Vine Street & beyond! Enjoy sample tastings a&take home fabulous raffle prizes for restaurant meals & more at our Vine & Dine 2018 food festival!

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Fundraisers

  1. United Way Dine-Out Day at The Press

    October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ The Press

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  2. Mutts & Monsters 5K Walk/Run

    October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Municipal Park

    This 5K Walk/Run is for dogs & humans. There will be a costume contest for humans. All proceeds benefit the Western Plains Animal Refuge, a non-profit organization that serves domestic & wild animals.

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  3. A Dinner to Die For-Murder Mystery Dinner

    October 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Venue

    Hosted by the FHSU Criminal Justice Club. Our previous murder mystery was a tremendous success, & we expect tickets to this event to sell out fast! Get yours before it's too late!

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  4. NW KS Toy for Tots 2018 Chili Cook-off & Chili Feed

    October 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Downtown Pavilion

    Businesses will be battling it out for the BEST chili!! Enjoy a great event to make Christmas magical for less fortunate children in our community this Christmas!!!

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Libraries

  1. Pumpkin Carving at the Hays Public Library

    October 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hays Public Library

    Fall into Autumn & carve a pumpkin! All ages are invited.

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  2. Hays Public Library- Trick or Treat & Chili Feed

    October 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Hays Public Library

    Come & have a fun time trick or treating, a Story Walk, & Chili Feed.

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Meetings and Conferences

  1. The WKHRMA Presents The Annual HR Seminar

    October 23, 2018, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ FHSU Robbins Center, Eagle Communications Hall

    Presentations by Melody Rayl & Lauren Sobaski of Fisher & Phillips LLP. #METOO & #TIMESUP- What does it all mean for employers? DON'T BE SCARED-BE PREPARED-Violence issues in the workplace. MYSPACE, YOUR SPACE, & OUR SPACE-What employers should know. HANDLING EMPLOYEES WITH DISABILITIES-Beyond the basics *Certified for 5 SHRM PDCs

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  2. Speaker: Dr. Mike Middleton, Former Interim President,University of Missouri

    October 23, 2018, 9:50 AM - 10:00 AM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    FHSU hosts the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity & multiculturalism. OPEN to public.

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  3. TGI---"Family Night Out"

    October 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Center for Life Experience

    Share with other parents what works & does not work in raising healthy children & building strong families. Interactive learning from a variety of professionals in their area of specialization related to child & family relationships.

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  4. "Healing After Loss of Suicide"

    October 24, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Center for Life Experience

    Has someone you love taken their life? Are you left as a survivor?

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  5. Cooking for Happiness: Comfort Foods

    October 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hays Recreation Commission

    In this hands-on class, we will learn about foods that trigger happiness in the body & how to make them. Many recipes provided: one meal created in class.

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  6. Science Café presents: "Thought Experiments Leading to the Theory of Relativity"

    October 29, 2018, 7:00 PM @ The Venue at Thirsty's

    This presentation will walk through some of the simple thought experiments about Special & General Relativity that lead to the ideas of time dilation, length contraction, gravitational lensing, & more.

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  7. Why Do I Crave...

    October 30, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Hays Recreation Commission

    Understand what cravings are, what causes them, & how to control them. This is a great start for weight management, mood stabilization, improving mental clarity, & learning about the body's signals..

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Museums

  1. Haunted Museum at the Sternberg Museum

    October 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    Let the terror begin... (Recommended age 15 & up)

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  2. Spooktacular @ Sternberg Museum

    October 31, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    Dress the kids in their Halloween costumes & come to Sternberg Museum of Natural History for a safe start to trick-or-treating this Halloween.

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Music & Entertainment

  1. Halloween Dance for Middle Schoolers at HRC

    October 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hays Recreation Commission

    All proceeds go to coreluv to defend an orphan.

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  2. The Firebird, a Children's Halloween Concert

    October 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    The Hays Symphony presents The Firebird, an adaptation for young people by Catherine Trieschmann. Set in the dark forests of Russian, Prince Ivan fights the evil sorcerer Koschei with the help of the magical Firebird.

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  3. FHSU Encore Series: Russian String Orchestra

    October 30, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Founded in 1991, the orchestra, comprised of some of Russia's finest young string players, has carved a niche for itself under the creative baton of its founder & music director Misha Rachlevsky.

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Seasonal Events

  1. Annual Alley Cleanup

    October 22, 2018 - October 26, 2018 @ Thru out the city of Hays

    Start your "clean out" time...

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  2. "Graveside Conversations" at Historic Fort Hays

    October 27, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Historic Fort Hays

    Guided tour of the Fort Hays cemetery where you will meet some of its inhabitants from the days of Fort Hays. Reservations required. Through first person portrayals, visitors will learn how some of the people of Fort Hays lived and died.

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Sports & Recreation

  1. KSHSAA State Volleyball Class 2A

    October 26, 2018, 8:00 AM @ Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Come out & watch some amazing volleyball from around the state of Kansas!

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  2. Hays High School Football vs TBD

    October 26, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Lewis Field Stadium

    Go Indians!!

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  3. Halloween Havoc 6/6/6 Golf Tournament

    October 27, 2018, 8:00 AM @ Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course

    Time is subject to change.

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  4. KSHSAA State Volleyball Class 2A

    October 27, 2018, 8:00 AM @ Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Come out & watch some amazing volleyball from around the state of Kansas!

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  5. Walk With A Doc at Hays Med

    October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Hays Medical Center Fitness Trail

    National Program coming to HaysMed. Take a step toward better health & join HaysMed's, University of Kansas Health System Healthcare Providers for this FREE, fun walking program. Walking is a great way to make strides to help your heart & improve your general health to live longer! What a better way to start your weekend than Walking with a Doc?

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  6. FHSU vs Lindenwood

    October 27, 2018, 2:00 PM @ FHSU Lewis Field

    Come on out to cheer on the TIGERS!!

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  7. Women's Soccer - FHSU vs Washburn

    October 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ FHSU Soccer Stadium

    Go Tigers!!

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