Johnston County Event Calendar

Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm
Season Kick-Off & Preview Party With Shana Tucker @ The Clayton Center
Join us on Thursday, August 24, for our Palladian Series season kick-off party, starring Shana Tucker. Preview our 15th anniversary series, purchase new season ticket packages and enjoy the show. The price is right! For just $10 per ticket, you can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks (cash bar) in the Council Chambers before the show,[...]
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Selma Museum August Event:Sir Winston Churchill and Lady Nancy Astor Friends and Enemies in War and Peace @ Selma Historical Museum  104 West Anderson Street  Selma,NC | Selma | North Carolina | United States
A personal look at the relationship between Sir Winston Churchill and Lady Nancy Astor. Historian Eric Jackson will lead the August Museum Event at the Selma Museum, 104 West Anderson Street Selma,NC The event begins at 11:00AM August 26th and is free and open to the public. Information: ericselma15@gmail.com 919-333-4899        
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Clayton Visual Arts “Meet the Artists” Reception @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. The CVA exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Come on out on the first Thursday of the month to view the new artwork and chat with area art enthusiasts.        
Duane Raver Art Auction @ Horne Memorial UMC
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Duane Raver Art Auction @ Horne Memorial UMC | Clayton | North Carolina | United States
Serve The Need of Johnston County will hold a charity art auction on Saturday, September 9th from 5p-9p in the Fellowship Hall of Horne Memorial United Methodist Church in Clayton, North Carolina. “Artist Duane Raver has donated over 20 prints to Serve The Need in Johnston County in order for the organization to continue its[...]
Zaxby’s Movie Night @ Walker's Auto Parts
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Zaxby's Movie Night @ Walker's Auto Parts | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Come out early to pick your spot, get a movie snack or two and enjoy the feature presentation of SING with Zaxby’s and Selma Parks and Recreation! Meet at Walker Auto – 201 N. Raiford Street, Selma, NC. Bounce house, life-size games, activities and vendors all begin at 7pm. Movie will start at dusk. Feature[...]
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am
Selma Saturdays Arts & Crafts Market @ Uptown Selma Gazebo | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Gather with friends and enjoy Live Local Entertainment and Browse Local Artists with Hand-Crafted items. Gazebo is located at the 100 Block of E. Anderson Street in Uptown Selma in the back parking lot of Town Hall. Dates for 2017: April 22, May 20, June 17, September 16, October 21, November 18 Time: 9am –[...]
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
West Johnston High School Car/Truck Show, Corn hole Tourney & Craft Fair @ West Johnston High School | Benson | North Carolina | United States
Annual Car/Truck Show with cash prizes and door prizes. Corn Hole Tournament for all ages. Craft fair. Supports athletic programs at WJHS.        
15th International Food and Music Festival @ J. Ashley Wall Towne Square
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:50 pm
15th International Food and Music Festival @ J. Ashley Wall Towne Square | Wendell | North Carolina | United States
Festival attendees get to taste the world while enjoying free music and dance entertainment, kids games, and outstanding raffle prizes. The festival features authentic foods from a dozen countries, including such favorites as Cajun gator bites, Ecuadoran fried plantains, Filipino Manilla Bay barbecue, Polish pierogie, and Salvadoran pupusas, as well as homemade desserts. Entertainment includes[...]
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm
WKJO Country Superstars Presents The John Conlee Show @ The Clayton Center
John Conlee is a country music icon and has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1981. During John Conlee’s near 40 year career in Country Music, he has brought to audiences such classic songs as his signature song, Rose Colored Glasses, Friday Night Blues, Backside of 30, Common Man, Miss Emily’s Picture, I[...]
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Clayton Visual Arts “Meet the Artists” Reception @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. The CVA exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Come on out on the first Thursday of the month to view the new artwork and chat with area art enthusiasts.        
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Chamber of Commerce Night of Networking @ The Clayton Center
Join us for a Night of Networking at the Clayton Center. Come meet and mingle with fellow Chamber Members and Town Of Clayton councilmen before the Town Hall Meeting. This is a great networking opportunity!  Food and adult beverages will be provided.        
Chicks With Hits – Terri Clark, Pam Tillis & Suzy Bogguss @ The Clayton Center
Three of country music’s shining female stars hit the road together this fall, stopping in Clayton with their Chicks With Hits tour. Nashville divas Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss perform their guitar-pull style acoustic show and come together to play your favorite hit songs from their legendary careers. Combined, these mighty musical ladies[...]
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm
Downtown Garner Trick or Eat Food Truck Rodeo @ Main Street Downtown Garner
Downtown Garner’s Trick or Eat Food Truck Rodeo is BACK! Join us on Main Street for 14 Food Trucks, 3 Craft Breweries, street music, and local artisans! Welcome this year: Cousin’s Maine Lobster Truck, Curry in a Hurry, Tacos Las Gringas and more! Free Admission and Free Parking! Special crafts and games for the kids[...]
4-H Merry Market @ Johnston County Agricultural Center
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
4-H Merry Market @ Johnston County Agricultural Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Come do early Christmas shopping with over 30 vendors! We will also have drinks, snacks and baked goods to help you snack while you shop. Hourly Door Prizes for items from vendors, tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. We are currently taking registration from last year’s vendors. If we have space left at[...]
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Clayton Visual Arts “Meet the Artists” Reception @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. The CVA exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Come on out on the first Thursday of the month to view the new artwork and chat with area art enthusiasts.        
Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm
Kathy Mattea, with Bill Cooley @ The Clayton Center
What began as an experiment— trying out a wide range of new songs and styles with a fresh approach to singing — has become a successful full-blown tour for Grammy winner Kathy Mattea and her long-time guitarist, collaborator and friend Bill Cooley. The Acoustic Living Room Tour brings this dynamic musical duo together for an[...]
Holiday Bazaar @ Holiday Bazaar
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Bazaar Craft Show, sponsored by the Cleveland High School Band Parents Association. For vendor information, please email bazaar@clevelandhigh.band        
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Clayton Visual Arts “Meet the Artists” Reception @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Visual Arts invites you to a free “meet-the-artists” reception from 6-7:30 PM. The CVA exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local artists. Come on out on the first Thursday of the month to view the new artwork and chat with area art enthusiasts.        
Celtic Tenors @ The Clayton Center
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm
Celtic Tenors @ The Clayton Center
Who are as handsome, witty and as talented as the the day is long? The Celtic Tenors that’s who! We love these guys…and you will, too! Celebrate the holidays with your family and friends and our favorite Irishmen — Daryl, James and Matthew — as they entertain you with skillful and artistic renditions of Irish[...]
Carrie Newcomer @ The Clayton Center
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm
Carrie Newcomer @ The Clayton Center
Singer-songwriter and recording artist Carrie Newcomer has been described as a ”soaring songstress” by Billboard and a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe. The Austin Statesman described her as having “a voice as rich as Godiva chocolate,” and Rolling Stone once said, she “asks all the right questions.”  Most simply put, the Dallas Morning News[...]
Malpass Brothers @ The Clayton Center
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm
Malpass Brothers @ The Clayton Center
If you like cornbread and hush puppies, you are going to love the Malpass Brothers. With sincerity, honesty and an utter ease on stage that belies their years, the Malpass Brothers’ smooth vocal blend and skillful musicianship layer into the deep respect they pay to legends who came before them. As young boys, Christopher and[...]
David Myles @ The Clayton Center
May 17 @ 8:00 pm
David Myles @ The Clayton Center
Like his trademark suit, David Myles music is timeless. From soulful, contemporary pop crooners to delicate, jazzy folk ditties, from down-home, back porch roots tunes to infectious hip-hop earworms, this Juno Award winner’s only artistic constants are his always growing, shape-shifting songwriting, and his exceptional ability to entertain. David effortlessly injects any song with his[...]