Third Thursdays

Visit Downtown every Third Thursday from May until September!

MANHATTAN, KS, September 16th. 5:00pm – 8:00pm!

Stop by Poyntz Avenue and enjoy the art, cuisine, music, and shopping of our BIGGEST Third Thursday yet!   We will have local artists, pickle ball courts, axe throwing, live music, watercolor showing, Little Apple Duck Dash to benefit the Boys & Girls Club, Ice Cream, and none other than NORDIC THUNDER!!!  Come learn how to play air guitar, compete for a $200 cash and a guitar autographed by Nordic Thunder, and stay to watch him take the stage by storm!

Live at Third Thursday

NORDIC THUNDER: Professional Air Guitarist


5:30PM – How to Play Air Guitar

5:45PM – Local Air Guitar Competition

6:30PM – Nordic Thunder Performance

As a part of the performance, Nordic Thunder will judge a local Air Guitar competition. Competitors will have 60 seconds to show off their skills.  There is no entry fee.  For more information on Nordic Thunder and how to enter the competition Click Here

Limited to 10 contestants so sign up soon!


Third Thursday Also Presents: 

Bourbon and Baker Cakewalk at 6:00p.m.

Bubbles and Beer at Tallgrass Tap House Happy Hour until 6:00pm $5 crowlers

Axe Throwing on Poyntz with Manhatchet

BPM Live at Aj’s NY Pizzeria

Finn’s: The Box Turtles live from 8:00-11:00, $9.00 60oz Domestic Pitchers and $12.00 60oz Premium Pitchers on sale.

Furnish With A Fall Pillow Giveaway

Bling with 20% off all Regularly Priced Merchandise

The Boutique With Third Thursday Threads

Open Play/Tournament Pickle Ball on Poyntz

G. Thomas Jewelers Selling K-State Fighting Ever Fighting T-shirts

Manhattan Brewing Company: Unveiling a Mural by Sick Fisher

RCPD Ice Cream Food Truck

Jack Cunningham – Magician

Julie Pentz – K-State Tap Ensemble

Daph & Co. – Mixed Media

Danielle Henderson – Macrame Artist

Judith Willingham – Jewelry

Lianne Clemments – Jewelry

Emily Vosberg – Macrame Artist

Jason Stewart – Caricature

Amber Shuman – ARTASTIC kids

Terry Remple – Pottery

Matthew J Olson – Author

Tari Keys – Handmade Soaps

Missy Burke – Handmade Earrings

Jill Nixon – Pottery

Manhattan Watercolor Studio – In the Wareham

Tammy Harrell – Paint

KSU Tatsumaki Yosakoi- Japanese Dance Club

Mary Gordon McFall – Printmaking

See you SOON!!!!

Interested in exhibiting or performing for Third Thursdays? Fill out this form

Special thanks to AJ’s New York Pizzeria for being the 2021 Presenting Sponsor and Eagle Communications for being our Neighborhood sponsor of the Third Thursdays event series.