Manhattan, Kan. – Join the Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) on Saturday, July 27 from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM for National Day of the Cowboy. Wrangle up the family for a day filled with activities embracing the spirit of the Wild West!

Celebrate the history and culture of the American West. Learn more about the people who played a role in shaping Kansas history. Experience a variety of hands-on learning activities as guests are invited to brush up on their skills of roping, branding, bison chip tossing, sling shooting, rope making and more. Check out the cowboy tools of the trade such as saddles, blankets, chaps, gloves, spurs, hats and ropes. Wagon rides will be available between 11:00 AM-2:00 PM.

Regular admission rates apply. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Admission is $9 for adults (18-64 years old), $7 for military, students, educators, or seniors (65+ years old), $4 for youth (2-17 years old), free for children under two years old. FHDC Members are always free and we honor ASTC reciprocal benefits.

During National Day of the Cowboy, guests will also receive admission to the exhibitions inside the FHDC. This includes our newest exhibits, Dream with Da Vinci created by the Curious Kids’ Museum and Food First created by AIB International!

To learn more about National Day of the Cowboy at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, visit, call 785-587-2726 or visit 315 S. 3rd St. in Manhattan.

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