THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS | Live music, painting, yoga and more | Area

Schnitzelfest, 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

The ticket includes a homemade schnitzel dinner and water. Beer garden with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for sale, as well as desserts. Live polka orchestra from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Discount on beer for those wearing dirndls or lederhosen.

Lazy T Ranch, 2103 Zeandale Road.

Warm Fuzzy: Vernissage Volland, 1-4 p.m.

FREE ENTRANCE. The artist Eric Sall will speak at 2 p.m.

The Volland store, 23098 Volland Road, Alma.

Free waltz lesson, 2 p.m.

No dance experience or partner necessary.

Cost: $15 per person, free for students in private lessons.

Ballroom dance school, 416 Laramie Street.

Movie night, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Bring a lawn chair or blankets to see “The Lorax”.

Riley County Children’s Family Resource Center.

Tacos, tarot and ghosts, oh my!, 6 p.m.

A paranormal road trip around Wamego.

Tickets: $50, 785-456-8090 and ask for Stephanie.

Toto’s Tacoz, 515 Lincoln Ave.

Paint and Sip: Island Palms, 6 p.m.

Also Paint and Sip: Sunset Sailing at 4 p.m. Sunday, Paint and Sip: Flint Hills Sunset at 6 p.m. Friday, and Paint and Sip: Ocean View at 4 p.m. July 17.

Uncorked Inspiration, 1223 Moro St.

Live music: Kelley Hunt Acoustic Quartet, 7:30 p.m.

Also Songwriting Workshop at 1 p.m. Bring your own paper and pencil for a free 90-minute workshop for anyone ages 15 and up. No instruments. Pre-registration:

Manhattan Center for the Arts, 1520 Poyntz Ave.

Sunday Funday Family workshop Choose your project, 2 p.m.

Also Kid’s Camp Mini Sign Workshop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, FriYAY! Choose your project workshop at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday morning Choose your project Bagels and boards at 9:30 a.m. on July 16.

Tip and Brush, 311 Fort Riley Blvd.

Open Trail Days at Prairiewood, 3-6 p.m.

Check in at the Blue Sage Gallery, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring sunscreen, insect repellent, and water if needed.

Also Second Sunday Yoga at 3 p.m. Bring your own yoga mat. Suggested donation: $10.

Prairiewood Retreat and Preserve, 1484 Wildcat Creek Road.

Painting on canvas lessons for children, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Children ages 7 and up will leave the four-day session with four different dragon paintings and learn the terminology of the art.

Uncorked Inspiration, 1223 Moro St.

Cooking with Rachel: All About Vegetables, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn how to incorporate vegetables into meals and practice cooking them.

Cost: $10 per person, pay by 5 p.m. on July 11.

Manhattan Municipal Band, 7:30 p.m.

Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park.

Blood drive, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Also 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn Manhattan at The Campus, 1541 Anderson Ave.

Downtown Farmer’s Market, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Third and Leavenworth Streets.

Ogden Volunteer Day, 5-8 p.m.

Help clean up The Way early learning center connected to the House Cafe, then eat a BBQ and join in a chat on the porch.

The Way Early Learning Center, 301 Riley St., Ogden.

Bikes, groups and BBQ. Punch your punch card for a chance to win prizes during the final Bike Night in September.

RC McGraw’s, 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd.

Bluemont Hotel, 1212 Bluemont Ave.

Watch a five- to 10-minute science demonstration while splashing or picnicking.

Splash Park, Blue Earth Plaza.

Live Theatre: Lemonade, 6 p.m.

The Columbian Theater Summer Theater Academy will show the ups and downs of life with fairytale creatures.

The Colombian Theater, 521 Lincoln Avenue, Wamego

Arts in the Park: Derek Calin and the All Nighters, 8 p.m.

Larry Norvell Band Shell, City Park.

Downtown Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Third and Leavenworth Streets.

Walk-in rumba class, 2 p.m.

No experience or partner necessary.

Tickets: $15, or free for students in private lessons.

Ballroom dance school, 316 Laramie Street.

Cornhole Tournament, 5 p.m.

Cost: $20 per person, choose your partner.

Fraternal Order of Eagles 2468, 312 S. Fourth St.

Summer meal program at 383 USD.

Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Free lunch for children from 1 to 18 years old. Children must be present to receive the meal.

Marlatt, Lee, Northview Ogden, Theodore Rooseelt and Woodrow Wilson Elementary Schools, Eisenhower Middle School and MHS East Campus.

Monday to Friday, until July 22.

Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities.

Reading challenges with prizes for all ages.

Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave.

Manhattan Public Library Online Story Hours, all day.

Watch previously recorded children’s storytimes.

StoryWalk Downtown: Mermaid Dreams.

Read a book in the windows of various downtown businesses.

Sites start serving at 6 p.m. No charge.

Sunday: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 700 Poyntz Ave.

Monday: First Lutheran Church, 930 Poyntz Ave.

Tuesday: First Presbyterian Church, 801 Leavenworth Street.

Wednesday: First United Methodist Church, 612 Poyntz Ave.

Thursday: First Lutheran Church, 930 Poyntz Ave.

Friday: First Lutheran Church, 930 Poyntz Ave.

Saturday: First United Methodist Church, 612 Poyntz Ave.

Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. Third St.

Exhibition: Chris Dahlquist.

Manhattan Center for the Arts, 1520 Poyntz Ave.

Exhibition: Kansas Land and Sky.

SNW Gallery and Custom Frames, 406 ½ Poyntz Ave.

Exhibition: 45 paleolithic bifaces from Transfigurations: reviving the past.

Exposure: Warm Fuzzy: Volland.

The Volland store, 24098 Volland Road, Alma.

Country dance class, 7:30 p.m.

Grab boots and learn new moves. Everyone, from beginner to expert, is welcome.

RC McGraws Bar and Grill, 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd.

Held in the Bluehills room next to RC McGraws.

First hand distributed at 7 p.m.

RC McGraws Bar and Grill, 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd.

Car seat check, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.

Call for more information: 587-4504.

Manhattan Fire Department, 2000 Denison Ave.

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