Johnston County Event Calendar

Beginner Tennis for Middle Schoolers @ Smithfield Community Park
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – Oct 28 @ 9:00 am
Learn to play tennis !!!! Middle School Kids- Grades 6th, 7th, and 8th. Dates: Saturday’s in October (7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th) Racquets available to borrow. Location: Smithfield Community Park Tennis Courts Instructor: Former HS Coach & USTA Certified instructor, James Reid        
Movie in the Park ~ Wizard of Oz @ Smithfield Community Park
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movie in the Park ~ Wizard of Oz @ Smithfield Community Park | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come join in the fun of watching a movie outside under the stars. You are welcome to pack a picnic or food is available for purchase.        
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[...]
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Clayton Piano Festival: American Portraits @ Preston Woodall House | Benson | North Carolina | United States
American Portraits is a cross-section of the greatest American music which speaks most closely to the history and culture generated by the southern states. The program tells a story through selections inspired by folk songs, spirituals, poetry from the Civil War era, classic American musical theatre and jazz influences and much more. The music touches[...]
Egg Haunt @ Smithfield Community Park
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm
Egg Haunt @ Smithfield Community Park | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Egg Haunt ~ Ages: 3-12 Come dressed in your costume. We will give everyone who participates a hauntingly good gift. Meet at the large playground (Smithfield Community Park). Bring your jack-o-lantern or pillowcase to collect your treasure.        
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[...]
Touch-A-Truck @ Downtown Smithfield
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Touch-A-Truck @ Downtown Smithfield | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Join us in Downtown Smithfield on October 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for the Junior Women’s League of Smithfield’s 2nd Annual Touch-A-Truck event! This is a unique and interactive fundraiser that allows children to see, touch, and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery, as well as to meet the personnel[...]
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
VICTORY CHURCH FALL FESTIVAL @ Victory Church | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Victory Church will host its annual Fall Festival Sat, Oct. 28, 1-4 pm. Everything FREE and open to the community! Four free shows featuring former Carolina Panthers’ football player, Shawn King, with a chance to win awesome door prizes! Also enjoy inflatables, games, candy, hot dogs & fixings, and much more! Costumes are fine, but[...]
Trunk-or-Treat @ White Memorial Presbyterian Church
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trunk-or-Treat @ White Memorial Presbyterian Church | North Carolina | United States
Please join us for a night of family fun and festivities! We are looking forward to seeing children of all ages come to show off their costumes. There will be games, food, fun and lots of CANDY!!! Please share this invite with your family and friends to a safe environment for Trick-or-Treating!        
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Clayton Piano Festvial: Music of the Night @ Bricks and Mortar | Clayton | North Carolina | United States
The season continues with this fun Halloween masked ball with dinner, concert and dessert reception. Gleason, Danchi, Chambers and Levin join forces again for a dynamic show featuring some of the most scary, creepy and generally horrible music from the classical and musical theatre repertoire (in the best sense of those words of course!) The[...]
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm
Snap Kick Martial Arts Black Belt Spectacular @ The Clayton Center
Come and witness an exciting display of Martial Arts Mastery! Watch as Black Belts and performance teams give an exhilarating showcase of Karate, Jujitsu/Judo, Krav Maga, Oriental weaponry and X-treme martial Arts (a mixture of martial arts, gymnastics, and dance). We encourage all to come and witness this awe-inspiring event! Hosted by Snap Kick Martial[...]
Trunk or Treat @ Trunk or Treat at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Trunk or Treat, bring your kids for lots of fun and games.        
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Calling all ghosts, goblins, fairies, princesses and everything in between! Trunk or Treat Junction is a fun and safe event that goes beyond trick or treating with entertainment by DJ Jim Earp, bounce houses, and plenty of frightening fun. Trunk or Treat Junction will happen Rain or Shine! We are looking for local businesses, community[...]
Trunk or Treat @ Wilson's Mills Baptist Church
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trunk or Treat @ Wilson's Mills Baptist Church | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Travel from trunk to trunk and play games as you collect all kinds of candy and trinkets! Inside will be our cake walk for your chance to win some yummy baked goods or purchase a hot dog, drink and chips as an easy supper for the family while supporting our SWAT ministry! And you never[...]
Trunk or Treat @ Wildwood FWB Church
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Trunk or Treat @ Wildwood FWB Church | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Trunk or Treat -Safe & Family-Friendly alternative to going Door to Door -Free fun, treats, & Gospel        
Taste of Carolina Cuisine @ The Clayton Center
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm
Taste of Carolina Cuisine @ The Clayton Center
Enjoy a taste of some of the best food in town! The Clayton Woman’s Club presents its annual Taste of Carolina Cuisine. Vote for your favorite food from a host of local restaurants. All proceeds are used to assist the Clayton Woman’s Club in their efforts to support community causes, including Backpack Buddies, Christmas for[...]
Clayton Piano Festival: Fiesta @ The Piazza at Portofino
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clayton Piano Festival: Fiesta @ The Piazza at Portofino | Clayton | North Carolina | United States
Cesar Reyes, renowned Mexican pianist and musicologist and founder of the Latin American Piano and Song Festival in New York City, guides audiences through some of Mexico’s most beloved and important music. Selections include works from the classical tradition all the way up to modern day favorites. Stay for a festive Mexican reception where audiences[...]
BBQ-Chicken Plates & Silent Auction When: November 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Where: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church 1241 Old Fairground Rd Willow Spring, NC 27592        
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
BBQ-Chicken Plates & Silent Auction Eat-In or Drive Thru        
Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church Annual Fall Festival Saturday, November 4th 2595 Lassiter Road Four Oaks, NC (Old Fellowship Hall) Chicken Pastry 4-7 PM Eat in or carry out $7.00 per plate. Hot dogs, Hamburgers, French Fries & Drinks $1.00 each. Auction begins at 7:00 PM Featuring Homemade Items such as quilts, woodwork items, photography,[...]
Craft Fair @ St. Ann Catholic Church
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
VENDORS WANTED:  We are pleased to invite you to be part of the Saint Ann Catholic Church Craft Fair.  It will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, in our new, large Parish Center Hall, 4057 US 70 Bus Hwy W, Clayton, NC.  We will[...]
Animal Services Open House & Adoptions @ Johnston County Animal Services
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Animal Services Open House & Adoptions @ Johnston County Animal Services | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Animal Services Open House – November 4th – 9am to 3pm Johnston County Animal Services will host an Open House on Saturday, November 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Animal Shelter at 115 Shelter Way in Smithfield. There will be a Bounce House, adoptions and fun for the whole family. For more[...]
Harvest Festival and Vendor Event @ Wilson's Mills Baptist Church
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am
Harvest Festival and Vendor Event @ Wilson's Mills Baptist Church | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Wilson’s Mills Baptist Church Harvest Festival and Vendor Event will be Saturday November 4th beginning at 9 AM. Come get a jump on that Christmas shopping, from 9 am to 2 pm, with over 20 incredible vendors ranging from popular direct sale companies to handmade and collectors’ items! While shopping you can get a biscuit[...]
Homespun Holiday Craft Fair @ Garner United Methodist Church
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Homespun Holiday Craft Fair @ Garner United Methodist Church | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Shop at our 13th Homespun Holiday Craft Fair where you will find an exquisite and eclectic mix of all homemade crafts. Admission is free, concessions are available and proceeds benefit Garner United Methodist Church youth missions.        
Ornament Making @SRAC @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ornament Making @SRAC @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
We will make three ornaments. Ages 8 and up (maximum of 18 and minimum of 10) Pre-register by October 30th at SRAC front desk.        
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Adams Vineyards' Sip & Sign Event @ Adams Vineyards | North Carolina | United States
Join us at Adams Vineyards for a great afternoon of wine and sign design! No drawing talent is required. Each participant paints a 4×24 pine finished sign with your choice of paint color and 50+ expressions using quality vinyl lettering. Leave with a finished sign to hang – great for gift giving too! $20 for[...]
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[...]
The Good Read Book Club @ Selma Public Library
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Good Read Book Club Categories: Library Events Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Repeats: Monthly until 12/11/2017 Location Selma Public Library They will be discussing Bootlegger’s Daughter by Margaret Maron. New members are always welcome.        
Cookie Decorating @SRAC @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We will decorate three different types of cookies. The kids will be able to take home any cookies they do not eat. Pre-register by November 10th. Need a minimum of 10 people for this to make. Register at the front desk of SRAC.