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A NARS instructor and student are at the controls of a video simulator.

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, July 23, 2019

NARS Open House

Industrial Training Center at JCCC

Get on board to find out how JCCC and NARS can prepare you for a high-demand career working for the country’s best railroads.


Two women converse while looking at laptop computers.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, July 25, 2019

Nontraditional Night

Carlsen Center

Join other nontraditional students who want flexible options for balancing life, work, home and school.

Community, Campus Life

An elk at the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge.

8:30 AM - 6:30 PM, July 27, 2019

Maxwell Wildlife Refuge Summer Field Trip

Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, Canton, KS

Join Deb Williams, Professor and Chair of Environmental Science and Sustainable Agriculture, as she leads you on a trip to the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge in Canton, Kansas.

Campus Life, Community

Portrait of the five members of Hembree.

8:30 PM - 10:30 PM, August 16, 2019

Light Up the Lawn: Hembree

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art lawn

Kansas City’s own Hembree was named Rolling Stone’s “Best Band We Saw at SXSW 2018.” Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets (no alcohol).

Community, Arts & Performances

Pawnshop Troubadour group photo.

8:30 PM, August 23, 2019

Light Up the Lawn: Pawnshop Troubadours

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art lawn

A night under the stars with the bluesy stylings of Kansas City’s Pawnshop Troubadours. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets (no alcohol).

Community, Arts & Performances

Produce grown on JCCC's Open Petal Farm is picked and prepared for the annual Harvest Dinner.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, August 30, 2019

Harvest Dinner 2019

Capitol Federal Conference Center, Regnier Center

Join us for this annual farm-to-table dinner to help fund student scholarships.

Community, Campus Life, Arts & Performances

Bob and Una Walkenhorst sing together.

8:30 PM, August 30, 2019

Light Up the Lawn: Bob and Una

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art lawn

Featuring Kansas City treasures Bob and Una Walkenhorst. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets (no alcohol).

Arts & Performances, Community

A visitor to the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Museum looks into a vintage car on display.

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM, September 17, 2019

Once Upon an Artifact

Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

A special evening of finding and making connections through our shared history.

Community, Conferences & Lectures, 50th Anniversary

Festival logo with the words Japan Festival 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, October 5, 2019

2019 Japan Festival

Fine Arts & Design Studios

The Heart of America Japan-America Society presents the 22nd annual Japan Festival featuring Isao Machii Sensei, a renowned swordmaster from Japan.

Arts & Performances, Community

A stylized drawing of a group of runner silhouettes with the words Johnson County Community College Lace Up for Learning 5k run-walk, 8 a.m., Sun., Oct. 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, October 13, 2019

Lace Up for Learning 5K Run-Walk

Carlsen Center

Community, 50th Anniversary

A collage of people hugging, smiling or helping each other.

October 31, 2019 - November 2, 2019

Peacebuilding Conference

Avila University, Park University, Johnson County Community College

Human Rights: The Foundation for Peacebuilding

Conferences & Lectures, Community

Logotype that reads "Some Enchanted Evening"

6:00 PM - 11:30 PM, November 9, 2019

Some Enchanted Evening 2019

Overland Park Convention Center

Held each fall since 1987, the Johnson County Community College Foundation gala has raised more than $10 million for JCCC’s student scholarship programs.

50th Anniversary, Community