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Holidays and Special Events



ART PARTIES

Schedule a fun painting party for your next gathering! Contact the Junction City Arts Council for more information.

Ages/Grades: All ages
Time(s)/Day(s)/Date(s): By appointment only
Sponsored by: Junction City Arts Council


C.L. HOOVER OPERA HOUSE PRESENTS!

Visit our web site at www.jcoperahouse.org for ticket and other important information for these two great shows.

Opera House



COMMUNITY FLEA MARKET

Join us for our first 2019 Community Flea Market! Various individuals and organizations from the community will be present with all kinds of items for sale. Come discover garage sale finds, used books, crafts, and more at this June event. A portion of the proceeds from this event support the library's book donation program, DBPL at DBPL: Donating Books to Promote Literacy. Literacy empowers communities!

Ages/Grades: All ages and families
Time(s):  9:00 a.m. - Noon
Day(s):  Saturday
Place: Heritage Park
Cost: None
Date(s):  June 29
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


GEARY COUNTY FREE FAIR

Exhibits, entertainment, contests, vendors and loads of fun are available at the Geary County Free Fair. Call the Geary County Extension Office at 785-238-4161 for a detailed schedule of events and activities.

Ages/Grades: All ages and families
Time(s):  8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Day(s): Tuesday - Thurday
Place: Geary County Fairgrounds, 1025 S. Spring Valley Road
Cost:None
Date(s): July 23 - 25
Registration deadline: Exhibit entry deadline is 7:00 p.m., Monday, July 22
Sponsored by: Geary County Free Fair Board


JCPD BLOCK PARTY

Join the Junction City Police Department and other community organizations for this annual night of fun featuring SWAT, K-9, and taser demonstrations; Eric Vaughn and his amazing magic act; and movie The Incredibles 2.

Ages/Grades: All ages and families
Time(s):  5:00 p.m.
Day(s): Friday
Place: Heritage Park
Cost:None
Date(s): August 9
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: Community Involvement Unit, Junction City Police Department


JUNCTION CITY BRIGADE BASEBALL

Play ball! The Junction City Brigade is returning for another season played at historic Rathert Stadium. Visit https://jcbrigade.com/ for additional information.

Ages/Grades: All ages
Time(s):/Day(s):/Date(s): Season begins with a meet and greet on May 30 at 7:00 p.m.
First game on May 31 at 7:00 p.m. Visit https://jcbrigade.com/ for the full schedule and ticket information.
Place: Rathert Stadium, 900 West 13th Street
Cost:None
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: Junction City Brigade Baseball


JUNCTION CITY COMMUNITY BAND

Different directors and tunes will be featured each week in his Junction City tradition celebrated since 1868. Instruments up!

Ages/Grades: All ages
Time(s):  7:00 p.m.
Day(s): Sundays
Place: C.L. Hoover Opera House
Cost:None
Date(s): June 2,9,16,23, and 30
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: Junction City Community Band


JUNCTION CITY LITTLE THEATER

Join us at the C.L. Hoover Opera House for our 2018-2019 season productions!


JUNCTION CITY RODEO

The Junction City Rodeo is one of the largest open rodeos in Kansas. Contestants come from all over the state to compete in different events. Exciting action for the entire family to enjoy!

Ages/Grades: All ages and families
Time(s): 7:30 p.m.
Day(s): Friday - Saturday
Place: Geary County Fair Grounds, 2015 S. Spring Valley Road
Cost:$10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 – 12, and free for children 5 and under
Date(s): July 19 - 20
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by:Rodeo Committee


JUNETEENTH

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, has been celebrated each year since 1865. Please join us in this community celebration full of family fun. The day will include live entertainment, gospel music, vendors, games, educational displays, food, beverages, and much more!

Ages/Grades:All ages
Time(s): 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Heritage Park, 6th and Washington Streets
Cost:None
Date(s): June 8
Registration deadline:  None
Sponsored by: Juneteenth Committee


MILFORD LAKE COUNTRY FEST

Sit back, relax and enjoy. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and head to Acorns for two days of music. Friday's line up will include Mountain Deer Revival and the Jaron Bell Band and Saturday will feature Adam Capps Band, Callahan Band, Lucas Maddy, Kyle Kilgore and Amber Golderman.

Ages/Grades:All ages
Time(s):/Day(s): 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. on Friday and 2:00 – 10:00 p.m. on Saturday
Place:  Acorns Resort Outdoor Amphitheater, 3710 Farnum Creek Road
Cost: $10 for Friday and $15 for Saturday or $20 for both days. Parking is $5.
Date(s): May 10 - 11
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: Acorns Resort


MILFORD LAKE ROCK FEST

Rock Fest will rock Milford Lake! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and head to Acorns for two days of music. Friday's line up will include Drunk Monkey and Paramount and Saturday will feature Acoustic Rooster, Duplex, Kill Creek Rising, Mahan and AM/FM.

Ages/Grades:All ages
Time(s): 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. on Friday and 2:00 – 10:00 p.m. on Saturday
Day(s): Friday - Saturday
Place: Acorns Resort Outdoor Amphitheater, 3710 Farnum Creek Road
Cost:$10 for Friday and $15 for Saturday or $20 for both days. Parking is $5.
Date(s): August 2 -3
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by:Acorns Resort


MOVIES IN THE PARK

Spread your blanket, set up your lawn chair and enjoy a movie in beautiful Heritage Park

Ages/Grades:All ages
Time(s):8:45 p.m.
Day(s): Fridays
Place: Heritage Park, 6rh and Washington Streets
Cost: None
Date(s): May 24 - Jumanji
June 7 - Black Panther
June 21 - Turner and Hooch
July 12 - COCO
July 26 - Rampage
August 9 - Incredibles 2
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by:Junction City Police Department


NATIONAL BIPLANE FLY-IN

A celebration of antique, vintage and modern biplanes! Whether you just want to watch them fly or take a ride, don't miss this experience. Vendors, booths and more will be on hand and don't miss the Pancake Feed from 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. This event will be the Grand Finale of the fly-in and your last chance to drag your tail on the grass runways

Ages/Grades:All ages
Time(s):7:00 a.m. – Pancake Feed, 8:00 a.m. for event
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Freeman Field, 18th and Jackson Streets
Cost: To be announced
Date(s): June 1
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by:Flint Hills EAA Chapter 1364


SUNDOWN SALUTE

Sundown Salute is the largest, free multi-day Independence Day celebration in Kansas! This year's event will feature music from many genres from the stage on 6th Street and lots of food and craft vendors in the park. Beer will also be sold to those who meet the legal age requirement.

Ages/Grades:All ages and families
Time(s):Visit www.sundownsalutejc.org for the full schedule
Day(s): Wednesday - Sunday
Place: Heritage Park, 6th and Washington Streets
Cost: None
Date(s): July 3 - 7
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by:Sundown Salute Committee


SUNFLOWER TEAM SERIES BASS TOURNAMENT

Milford Lake will heat up for this Team Bass event. A two person team is required and the minimum length is 15" with a limit of 5.

Time(s):6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Milford State Park, 3612 State Park Road
Cost: $100 per boat. Must be a member of the Sunflower Series
Date(s): August 10
Registration deadline: Visit https://www.stsfish.com/ for registration information.
Sponsored by:Sunflower Team Series


TRIVIA NIGHT

Challenge yourself and test your knowledge on a wide variety of subjects. Prizes will be awarded throughout the evening and light snacks will be served. Trivia questions are all presented in a multiple choice format. Come and join the fun!

Ages/Grades:High school age and adults
Time(s):6:30 p.m.
Day(s):Fridays
Place: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Cost: None
Date(s):June 7
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


WIC FAMILY FUN DAY

Sponsored by Geary County WIC, this day of fun brings together area organizations that serve families of young children. Each organization has a table with a game and prizes for the children and information to hand out about their services and upcoming events. It is a great way to kick off the summer!

Ages/Grades:All ages and families
Time(s):9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place:Fifth Street Park
Cost:None
Date(s):June 1
Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: WIC office, Geary County Health Department