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© 2019 Downtown Hays Development Corporation. DHDC is partially funded by the City of Hays.

1200 Main Street, Suite 102, Hays, Kansas 67601 • 785.621.4171

ANNUAL DHDC HOSTED EVENTS

DHDC SPONSORED EVENTS

Downtown Hays Development Corporation does not organize the following events.

We are honored to be included and to help where we can.

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FULL DOWNTOWN EVENTS CALENDAR

Letter Writing Club
Mon, Mar 30
Hays Public Library
Mar 30, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Hays Public Library, 1205 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Let's bring back snail mail! Stop by letter writing club to write a letter; you bring the creativity and we will take care of the postage and supplies!
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Comedian: Adam Grabowski
Tue, Mar 31
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center
Mar 31, 8:00 PM – Apr 01, 9:00 PM
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Adam Grabowski is a comedian who headlined in 48 states and performed in America's Got Talent. He is a lecturer and an advocate for mental health with his ##SAYITANYWAY campaign. Adam was also named College Comic of the Year multiple times throughout his career!
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Comedian: Adam Grabowski
Tue, Mar 31
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center
Mar 31, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Adam Grabowski is a comedian who headlined in 48 states and performed in America's Got Talent. He is a lecturer and an advocate for mental health with his ##SAYITANYWAY campaign. Adam was also named College Comic of the Year multiple times throughout his career!
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Census Day
Wed, Apr 01
Hays Public Library
Apr 01, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Hays Public Library, 1205 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Stop by the library to complete the census and be entered for a chance to win a Kindle Fire 7!
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Hays ARC Park Dine Out Night at Sonic
Wed, Apr 01
Sonic Drive-In
Apr 01, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sonic Drive-In, 1708 Vine St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us on Wednesday, April 1st from 5:00-8:00 PM at Sonic in Hays, KS for dinner. A portion of every purchase will be donated to the Hays ARC Park.
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Alumni and Friend Social at the Paisley Pear
Thu, Apr 02
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market
Apr 02, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market, 1100 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Hays area alumni and friends - join us for an alumni social on Thursday, April 2nd from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Paisley Pear! The cost is $9 per person with appetizers and live music entertainment provided. Register at https://www.goforthaysstate.com/2020paisleypear
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MOMs Club Monthly Meeting
Thu, Apr 02
Hays Public Library
Apr 02, 9:30 PM – Apr 03, 10:00 AM
Hays Public Library, 1205 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us for our monthly meeting at the Hays Public Library in the Trish Davies Room (2nd floor near the young adult desk). Meet current members and learn more about our club. We’d love to see you there!
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Pictures with the Easter Bunny - Pt. 1
Fri, Apr 03
Bella Luna Boutique
Apr 03, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Bella Luna Boutique, 1011 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us for 𝓔𝓪𝓼𝓽𝓮𝓻 Bunny Photos 2020! We create a custom, boutique backdrop with a darling bunny and you bring the sweet kid(s) and camera! $5 a child, proceeds benefiting the The Arc of Central Plains Thrift Shop project Hays Accessible Recreation Complex.
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Jason Turner at the Paisley Pear
Fri, Apr 03
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market
Apr 03, 8:00 PM – Apr 04, 10:00 PM
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market, 1100 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us in enjoying Jason Turner’s performance at the Paisley Pear! He will be playing unique acoustic covers of 1990s Alternative Rock. 🎶🎸🎵
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Community Board and Card Game Night (Free)
Sat, Apr 04
The Gamers Guild
Apr 04, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Gamers Guild, 200 E 8th St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Bring your own board and card games or play some of our almost 200 titles! We encourage cross-generational gaming, so feel free to invite your family and friends, and come prepared to learn (and/or teach) a new game!
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The Bodarks at Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co.
Sat, Apr 04
Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co.
Apr 04, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co., 117 E 11th St #3603, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Hey, Kansas! Come 'n get an earful of hootenanny, along with some tasty brews! The Bodarks are venturing up to Shelly's hometown this summer.
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Pictures with the Easter Bunny - Pt. 2
Sun, Apr 05
Bella Luna Boutique
Apr 05, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Bella Luna Boutique, 1011 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us for 𝓔𝓪𝓼𝓽𝓮𝓻 Bunny Photos 2020! We create a custom, boutique backdrop with a darling bunny and you bring the sweet kid(s) and camera! $5 a child, proceeds benefiting the The Arc of Central Plains Thrift Shop project Hays Accessible Recreation Complex.
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Community Board and Card Game Night (Free)
Sat, Apr 11
The Gamers Guild
Apr 11, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Gamers Guild, 200 E 8th St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Bring your own board and card games or play some of our almost 200 titles! We encourage cross-generational gaming, so feel free to invite your family and friends, and come prepared to learn (and/or teach) a new game!
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Cauy Hayes at the Paisley Pear
Sat, Apr 11
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market
Apr 11, 8:00 PM – Apr 12, 10:00 PM
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market, 1100 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us for live music on April 11th. We are welcoming Cauy Hays for his first performance at the Pear! Reservations recommended!
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F R E E Community Meal
Sun, Apr 12
Breathe Coffee House
Apr 12, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us at Breathe Coffee House for a FREE home cooked meal and good conversation.
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Comedy and Juggling with Marcus Monroe
Mon, Apr 13
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center
Apr 13, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center, Hays, KS 67601, USA
From New York City, Marcus Monroe is an award-winning comedian and juggler. His energetic shows are a mix of innovative juggling and improvised comedy. Marcus has appeared on The Late Show and on Comedy Central.
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Bandstand
Wed, Apr 15
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center
Apr 15, 7:30 PM – Apr 16, 10:30 AM
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, Apr 16
Breathe Coffee House
Apr 16, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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The Pentagram String Band at LB Brewing
Thu, Apr 16
Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co.
Apr 16, 8:00 PM – Apr 17, 12:00 AM
Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co., 117 E 11th St #3603, Hays, KS 67601, USA
The Pentagram String Band make their Hays KS debut at LB Brewing thepentagramstringband.bandcamp.com
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20th Annual Poetry Contest
Fri, Apr 17
Hays Public Library
Apr 17, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Hays Public Library, 1205 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us for the 20th Annual Poetry Contest! Enter and perform a piece of original poetry (contestants must be 16 years of age or older) with prizes awarded to the top 2 winners selected by a panel of judges, with an open mic portion during their deliberation
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Blue Light Lady bonneting
Sat, Apr 18
East 10th Street & Main Street
Apr 18, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
East 10th Street & Main Street, E 10th St & Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Crowning of the Blue Light Lady, with other fun activities planned
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Community Board and Card Game Night (Free)
Sat, Apr 18
The Gamers Guild
Apr 18, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Gamers Guild, 200 E 8th St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Bring your own board and card games or play some of our almost 200 titles! We encourage cross-generational gaming, so feel free to invite your family and friends, and come prepared to learn (and/or teach) a new game!
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The Big Event
Fri, Apr 24
Hays
Apr 24, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Hays, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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Spring Art Walk - Jazz Feature
Fri, Apr 24
Union Pacific Plaza
Apr 24, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Union Pacific Plaza, Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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Art Waltz: Miles on End live at the Paisley Pear
Fri, Apr 24
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market
Apr 24, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market, 1100 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
It’s Art Walk night, so make sure to stop in the Paisley Pear for some awesome food and drinks! We will be performing live jams, improvs, and grooves to compliment your fine wine and dine experience! Come groove with us. Reservations are encouraged. To reserve, contact 785-621-4660
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Shred the Evidence
Sat, Apr 25
Keller Williams Realty Signature Partner
Apr 25, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Keller Williams Realty Signature Partner, 205 E 7th St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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Community Board and Card Game Night (Free)
Sat, Apr 25
The Gamers Guild
Apr 25, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Gamers Guild, 200 E 8th St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Bring your own board and card games or play some of our almost 200 titles! We encourage cross-generational gaming, so feel free to invite your family and friends, and come prepared to learn (and/or teach) a new game!
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Dancing Together for DSNWK
Sun, Apr 26
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center
Apr 26, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Mark your calendars! This years upcoming benefit show, Dancing Together For DSNWK will be held on April 26th, at 3PM at Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the Fort Hays Campus.
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F R E E Community Meal
Sun, Apr 26
Breathe Coffee House
Apr 26, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Join us at Breathe Coffee House for a FREE home cooked meal and good conversation.
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Anne of Green Gables
Tue, May 05
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center
May 05, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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Joshua T. Merello at The Pear!
Fri, May 08
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market
May 08, 8:00 PM
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market, 1100 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Joshua T. Merello is a national touring classical guitarist, visual artist, and writer from Kansas City.
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, May 21
Breathe Coffee House
May 21, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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Wine & Cheese Fundraiser
Sat, May 30
Hays Public Library
May 30, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Hays Public Library, 1205 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
The wine and cheese fundraiser for the Hays Public Library Foundation will include a social hour, a presentation by Huck Boyd Institute Director Ron Wilson, and a raffle and silent auction. Tickets cost $30 and can be purchased at the library or online at hayslibrary.org/event.
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Beth Lee
Fri, Jun 12
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market
Jun 12, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market, 1100 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Country-fried Rock ‘n’ Soul from Austin, TX
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, Jun 18
Breathe Coffee House
Jun 18, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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Kimmi Bitter at Paisley Pear
Thu, Jun 18
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market
Jun 18, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro and Market, 1100 Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
Live music by touring country and Americana artist Kimmi Bitter
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, Jul 16
Breathe Coffee House
Jul 16, 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, Aug 20
Breathe Coffee House
Aug 20, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, Sep 17
Breathe Coffee House
Sep 17, 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, Oct 15
Breathe Coffee House
Oct 15, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, Nov 19
Breathe Coffee House
Nov 19, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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2020 Downtown Dialogue Series
Thu, Dec 17
Breathe Coffee House
Dec 17, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breathe Coffee House, 703 B Main St, Hays, KS 67601, USA
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