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K-State Day at the Kansas State Fair set for Sept. 7

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014



MANHATTAN — Purple pride will be on full display at the 2014 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson on K-State Day, Sunday, Sept. 7. The university will be recognized as the fair's official sponsor for the day.

Special outdoor exhibits will be set up near the stage by Lake Talbott and be available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. to share college and department information with visitors. Learn how Kansas State University is shaping the world and improving food sustainability through the Global Food Systems initiative, and help celebrate extraordinary Wildcats through the Wildcat Way campaign.

Performances on the stage will showcase university musical and dance groups from noon to 6:30 p.m. Pep rallies at noon and 6 p.m. will feature members of the K-State Marching Band, Willie the Wildcat and cheerleaders. Merchandise will be available for purchase.

"Kansas State University has a proud tradition of partnership with the state fair and we look forward to continued collaboration this year," said Kirk Schulz, university president. "This will be a fun day providing alumni, students, prospective students and all other visitors additional opportunities to show their pride and connect with K-State."

Schedule for K-State Day, Sept. 7; all events take place at the stage near Lake Talbott:

• Noon: Pep rally with President Schulz and K-State Band

• 12:45 p.m. — K-State Tap Ensemble

• 1:30 p.m. — R&R Jazz Combo

• 2:15 p.m. — Wabash City Brass Quintet

• 3 p.m. — K-State Band

• 3:30 p.m. — K-State Tap Ensemble

• 4:15 p.m. — R&R Jazz Combo

• 5 p.m. — Wabash City Brass Quintet

• 6 p.m. — Pep rally with K-State Band

Written by

Megan Saunders

At a glance

Join Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz, Willie the Wildcat, the K-State Marching Band and more at K-State Day at the Kansas State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 7, in Hutchinson.