Johnston County Event Calendar

Play-Well Legos @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Jun 18 – Jun 22 all-day
Play-Well Legos @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Minecraft Engineering Ages: 5-6 9am-12pm play-well-registration.com/course/67457 Minecraft Master Engineering Ages: 7-12 1pm-4pm play-well-registration.com/course/67458        
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum's Annual Juneteenth Celebration @ The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Join the Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum as it celebrates the African American holiday of “Juneteenth”. The program will explore the history of the holiday beginning in Texas in 1865 when Union Army forces freed the enslaved persons in Galveston, Texas. The Event will then discuss how the holiday spread and grew and then[...]
Kidz @ Play @ Smith Collins Park
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 11:00 am
Kidz @ Play @ Smith Collins Park | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Kidz @ Play When: June 25th-28th Smithfield Parks & Recreation will be holding a sports camp at Smith-Collins Park. The camp will be from 9AM-11AM. Each day we will focus on a different sport. We will finish camp with an ice cream social on Thursday at 11am (parents are welcome) Ages 5-13 Register by 6/15.        
Vacation Bible School @ Community Baptist Church
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm
Vacation Bible School @ Community Baptist Church | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Kingdom Rescue, the Vacation Bible School for ages 2-12 will be held June 25-29 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Register online at cbcgarner.org        
Fit 2 Dance Marathon @ Nutrition 2 Fit Dance Studio
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fit 2 Dance Marathon @ Nutrition 2 Fit Dance Studio | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Fit 2 Dance Marathon Starts at 9am until 12noon Dance for an hour or you can dance all day. 5 coaches and Unlimited dancers All ages are welcome – no childcare will be offered Come out and enjoy some music, friends and fellowship FREE admission Complimentary water to all dancers HerbaLife products available for sale[...]
Independence Celebration @ Downtown Smithfield
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Independence Celebration @ Downtown Smithfield | Wilmington | North Carolina | United States
Join us for Smithfield’s Independence Celebration on Sunday, July 1 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on South Third Street in the heart of Downtown Smithfield! A fun night for the entire community, we’ll have eight food trucks, water wars, games and activities, and music from UBU The Band! The celebration will conclude with a[...]
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Selma All-American Festival @ Uptown Selma | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Come celebrate our nation’s birthday in Selma for a family-fun event. Join us for FREE children’s activities, watermelon slices, Tommy The Train Rides, Live entertainment provided by the USAF Full Spectrum Band and DJ Jim Earp. Fireworks start at 9:15pm — come early for best viewing. Commercial and Food vendors at Festival grounds. A Family-Friendly[...]
Jul 5 @ 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.        
Childbirth Class @ Johnston County Public Health Department
Jul 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Childbirth classes are recommended during the third trimester of pregnancy. This class will help you and your partner prepare for the birth. Class dates are July 10, 12, 17 & 19 5pm-7pm        
Johnston County Writers Group @ Selma Public Library
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Johnston County Writers Group @ Selma Public Library | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Meet with other writers the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm. The Johnston County Writers Group meets July 12 and August 9 at 6:30 pm at Selma Public Library, 301 N. Pollock Street, Selma, NC. Facilitated by retired educator Gary Ridout. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome.        
River Rat Regatta on the Neuse @ Smithfield Boat Ramp
Jul 14 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
River Rat Regatta on the Neuse @ Smithfield Boat Ramp | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
The Smithfield Parks & Recreation department is hosting the 1st River Rat Regatta in Smithfield on July 14th. It will take place at 150 Front Street. The Parks and Recreation department is having a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly renovated boat ramp at 9:15am. The Regatta starts at 10am. Boats can be made of[...]
Smithfield River Rat Regatta on the Neuse @ Downtown Smithfield Town Commons
Jul 14 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Smithfield River Rat Regatta on the Neuse @ Downtown Smithfield Town Commons | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Join us on Saturday, July 14 for the Inaugural River Rat Regatta on the Neuse! We’ll being the celebration by cutting the ribbon on the newly improved boat ramp at 9:30 a.m. At 10:00 a.m., the race is on, and 2-person teams in cardboard boats will race from the boat ramp to Town Commons. Awards[...]
1 st Annual River Rat Regaa @ Smithfield Town Commons Boat Ramp
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am
1 st Annual River Rat Regaa @ Smithfield Town Commons Boat Ramp | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Can you build a boat out of cardboard, have it hold 2 people and float down the river? We challenge you! Join us for the first River Rat Regatta on the Neuse. Boats can only be built with cardboard, glue and duct tape. Card board tubes can’t be used. Paddles must be built of the[...]
Play-Well Engineering @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Jul 16 – Jul 20 all-day
Play-Well Engineering @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
July 16th-July 20th Intro to Stem Ages: 5-6 9am-12pm play-well-registration.com/course/67459 Stem Challenge Ages: 7-12 1pm-4pm play-well-registration.com/course/67460        
Artzy Kidz Play @ Smith Collins Park
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 11:00 am
Artzy Kidz Play @ Smith Collins Park | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
When: July 23rd-26th Ages: 5-12 Cost: Residents $2 per day or $8 for the week Non-residents $4 per day or $16 for the week Smithfield Parks & Recreation and SRAC are partnering to bring a craft and activity camp to Smith-Collins Park. We will average making two different crafts a day. The camp wil be[...]
Aug 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.        
Johnston County Writers Group @ Selma Public Library
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Johnston County Writers Group @ Selma Public Library | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Meet with other writers the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm. The Johnston County Writers Group meets August 9 at 6:30 pm at Selma Public Library, 301 N. Pollock Street, Selma, NC. Facilitated by retired educator Gary Ridout. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome.        
Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm
2018-19 Palladian Series Preview & Presale Party @ The Clayton Center
The 2018-19 Palladian Series preview and presale party is Friday, August 10. A $10 ticket will buy you an evening out AND the chance to purchase individual tickets to shows in the season before they go on sale to the general public. Al Strong and the Fresh Five headline the event, with a 7:30 PM[...]
Creekside Family Fun Day & Food Truck Rodeo @ Creekside Equestrian Center
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am
Creekside Family Fun Day & Food Truck Rodeo @ Creekside Equestrian Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Pony Ride & Obstacle Course Mini Riding Lessons Rider Exhibition Petting Zoo Vendor Booths/Yard Sale Silent Auction Games and Activities: Tug O’War, Stick horse races, Horseshoe painting, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Wooden Horse Roping, and many more! Prizes and Raffles throughout the day! Playground Access Food Truck Rodeo featuring many of your favorite trucks! Individuals[...]
Sep 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.        
Acorn Festival @ Acorn Festival
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Acorn Festival @ Acorn Festival  | Four Oaks | North Carolina | United States
Join us in Downtown Four Oaks for family fun including children’s activities, live entertainment, handmade craft vendors, antique car and tractor show, food trucks, and much more!        
International Food Festival @ St. Ann International Food Festival
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
International Food Festival @ St. Ann International Food Festival
Our 10th annual festival will feature foods from over 20 countries, all homemade by our parishioners. There will be live music on stage all day, children’s games, a Silent Auction and much more! Admission and parking are free.        
Oct 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.        
Roots & Boots Tour @ The Clayton Center
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm
Roots & Boots Tour @ The Clayton Center
Don’t Miss Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin & Collin Raye Individual tickets on sale Monday, August 13, 10 AM. Three of the voices that defined 90s country music – Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye – join forces in the Roots & Boots tour. Combined, the trio has amassed more than 40 Top 10 radio[...]
Nov 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.        
Royal Wood @ The Clayton Center
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Royal Wood @ The Clayton Center
  Royal Wood, Canadian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, has established himself as a true musical talent. Since being proclaimed “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft – maintaining an unmistakable identity while uncovering and reinventing his sound. Wood has two albums that have debuted in[...]
Dec 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.        
Fabulous Equinox Orchestra @ The Clayton Center
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fabulous Equinox Orchestra @ The Clayton Center
The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra swings back through Clayton with a holiday show guaranteed to brighten the season. Enjoy holiday classics – along with your favorite American standards – presented with the charm and extraordinary jazz musicianship of Jeremy Davis, Clay Johnson and the Equinox Orchestra. $35 Individual tickets on sale Monday, August 13, at 10[...]
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[...]
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[...]