Johnston County Event Calendar

Drawing Classes @ The Drawing Table
Jan 8 – May 27 all-day
Drawing Classes @ The Drawing Table | Benson | North Carolina | United States
Drawing Classes begin. A non-competitive, step-by-step drawing method for children and adults where self-expression and creativity can flourish.        
Drive Time @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Drive Time @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Friday, January 25th we will be having a live bluegrass show! Stop on by for delicious coffee, a comfortable atmosphere, and a great show!        
Jan 27 @ 1:45 pm – Jan 28 @ 5:15 am
Main Street Dance Studio of Fuquay-Varina hosts its Winter Recitals. Show times are 1:45 pm, 3:30 pm and 5:15 pm. Tickets for these recitals are only available by calling or stopping by The Clayton Center Box Office.        
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm
Tomáš Kubínek – Miracle Man @ The Clayton Center
The one and only Dr. Professor Kubínek is a comic genius, virtuoso vaudevillian and all-round charmer who gives audiences an utterly joyous experience they’ll remember for a lifetime. His latest creation, Tomáš Kubínek – Miracle Man, is a rip-roaring revival of strong-man stunts, snake-healings and mass-hypnosis that leaves audiences dazed, beaming and in love with[...]
Cuttin’ Grass @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cuttin' Grass @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
We will have live bluegrass music and hot coffee! Come join us Friday, February 1st for the show!        
Clayton Wedding Expo @ The Clayton Center
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2019 Clayton Wedding Expo The FREE Clayton Wedding Expo will host up to 30 vendors and provide the perfect atmosphere for brides to meet and chat with local wedding service providers. Brides can also take advantage of great giveaways and gather some wonderful ideas to help complete their wedding planning. Pre-registration is not required for[...]
Clayton Wedding Expo @ The Clayton Center
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Clayton Wedding Expo @ The Clayton Center | Clayton | North Carolina | United States
2019 Clayton Wedding Expo The FREE Clayton Wedding Expo will host up to 30 vendors and provide the perfect atmosphere for brides to meet and chat with local wedding service providers. Brides can also take advantage of great giveaways and gather some wonderful ideas to help complete their wedding planning. Pre-registration is not required for[...]
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
COMMUNITY NALOXONE TRAINING @ Temple Church | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Join the Johnston County Opioid Task Force and North Carolina Harm Reduction to learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. This training will teach you how to administer the live-saving overdose reversal tool-Naloxone-as well as provide education on laws and resources in NC and Johnston County. Free Event. Call 919-989-5200 to register.        
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. Exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Visit  Clayton Visual Arts online for information about each artist.        
Yolanda Rabun @ The Clayton Center
Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm
Yolanda Rabun @ The Clayton Center
North Carolina based songstress Yolanda Rabun is a fierce performer whose versatility allows her to master all styles of music. Her shows are engaging, full of passion, and include straight-ahead and contemporary jazz, blues, folk, pop and even gospel. A skilled singer with a natural storytelling instinct, Yolanda will WOW you with her boundless energy, inventiveness[...]
Johnston County Writers Group @ Selma Public Library
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Johnston County Writers Group @ Selma Public Library | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Johnston County Writers Group meets the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm at the Selma Public Library, 301 N Pollock St in Selma. Facilitated by retired educator Gary Ridout. Visiting authors, craft talks, networking and more. Free to the public. Look for our group on Facebook and Meetup.com        
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Book Launch Party & Author Signing with Special Guest, Miss NC Laura Matrazzo @ Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Join local book author, Heather R. Pope, as she launches her first book titled, “Mia and the Lemonade Solution”. Families are invited to bring their children for light refreshments and children’s activities. Miss North Carolina will lead a special reading of the book during the event at approximately 11 a.m. The event will take place[...]
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Dress in your Sunday best, and bring your daughter or daughters out to the annual Father & Daughter Dance sponsored by Granite Lodge 191 on Saturday, February 16, from 6:30-10 PM. The dance is open to all. Tickets are $40 per dad and daughter or daughters, and light refreshment will be served. 1000 Words Photography will be on[...]
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm
DONNIE LEE STRICKLAND w/ Ricky Cook @ Rudy Theater | Selma | North Carolina | United States
IN CONCERT: Award winning country artist and Johnston County native Donnie Lee Strickland comes home to perform LIVE@theRudy in Selma, NC. With very special guest Ricky Cook (Nashville recording artist). Donnie was a cast member of the American Music Jubilee variety show in Selma for fourteen years, before headlining two of his own shows at[...]
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Diviners presented by Clayton Youth Theater @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Youth Theater presents The Diviners, Thursday-Saturday, February 21-23, at 7 PM. Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, The Diviners, is the story of a mentally challenged boy and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher. In the fictional town of Zion, Indiana, during the Great Depression, a widowed farmer is raising his teenage son Buddy,[...]
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm
The Diviners presented by Clayton Youth Theater @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Youth Theater presents The Diviners, Thursday-Saturday, February 21-23, at 7 PM. Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, The Diviners, is the story of a mentally challenged boy and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher. In the fictional town of Zion, Indiana, during the Great Depression, a widowed farmer is raising his teenage son Buddy,[...]
Selma Soul Food Feast @ Richard B. Harrison Alumni Center
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Selma Soul Food Feast @ Richard B. Harrison Alumni Center | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Feed your soul with good food, good fun and good friends at the 2nd Annual Selma Soul Food Feast. To be held at the Richard B. Harrison Alumni Center – 605 W. Noble Street – Selma, NC February 23, 2019 11a – 2pm Free Admission Singers, entertainment, short talks from community leaders all geared to[...]
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Diviners presented by Clayton Youth Theater @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Youth Theater presents The Diviners, Thursday-Saturday, February 21-23, at 7 PM. Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, The Diviners, is the story of a mentally challenged boy and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher. In the fictional town of Zion, Indiana, during the Great Depression, a widowed farmer is raising his teenage son Buddy,[...]
Rare Disease Day Expo 2019 @ Johnston Medical Mall
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rare Disease Day Expo 2019 @ Johnston Medical Mall | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
This free public event is presented by Archer Lodge Middle School and sponsored by Grifols Plasma Center. Learn about over 30 rare diseases that affect hundreds of thousands of Americans as students from ALMS promote awareness and advocacy of rare diseases.        
PROUD TO BE ME – Miss Capital City & Miss Clayton Scholarship Pageant @ The Clayton Center
The Miss Clayton & Miss Capital City Scholarship Pageant presents the Proud To Be Me special needs pageant. Tickets to this event will be available only at the door, beginning at Noon on Saturday, March 3. Please call the box office for more information about purchasing tickets.          
Miss Clayton/Miss Capital City/Miss Cleveland Scholarship Pageant @ The Clayton Center
The Miss Clayton/Capital City/Cleveland 2019 Scholarship Pageant is an official, local, triple preliminary associated with the Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant and Miss America Organization. As such, it is a part of the largest scholarship organization for women in the world. Promoting an emphasis on academics and communication skills, the Miss Clayton/Capital City/Cleveland Scholarship Pageant is[...]
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. Exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Visit  Clayton Visual Arts online for information about each artist.        
James Judd with Jen Kober @ The Clayton Center
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm
James Judd with Jen Kober @ The Clayton Center
James Judd is a stand-up storyteller and radio personality from NPR’s Snap Judgment, the legendary improv troupe The Groundlings, and The New Faces of the Hollywood Improv. Often compared to David Sedaris and Oscar Wilde, James weaves comic, autobiographical tales that crowd the stage with hilarious characters and situations. James will be joined by Jen Kober who brings[...]
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. Exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Visit  Clayton Visual Arts online for information about each artist.        
Apr 6 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Johnston County Writers Conference @ Selma Woman's Club | Zebulon | North Carolina | United States
Two morning sessions and box lunch – $20 – registration required. Limit to first 35 registrants who receive a confirmation that they are registered. Email jocowriters@gmail.com to get your registration form. Registration ends March 31. 8:30 am – Registration, browse vendor tables, coffee & pastries 9 am – Session 1: “The Road to Publication: Professionalism,[...]
Lee Roy Parnell @ The Clayton Center
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm
Lee Roy Parnell @ The Clayton Center
Lee Roy Parnell returns, bringing his “soulful vocal delivery and blistering array of guitar chops,” to the stage. The multiple Grammy Award nominee is widely recognized as one of the best slide guitar players on the planet. Don’t miss this chance to see Lee Roy live as he performs his brand of Texas blues, Memphis soul,[...]
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. Exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Visit  Clayton Visual Arts online for information about each artist.        
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. Exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Visit  Clayton Visual Arts online for information about each artist.        
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. Exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Visit  Clayton Visual Arts online for information about each artist.        
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. Exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Visit  Clayton Visual Arts online for information about each artist.