Johnston County Event Calendar

Sep
8
Sat
Selma Saturdays @ Selma Town Gazebo
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Selma Saturdays @ Selma Town Gazebo

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 2018:
Spring:
March 10, April 14, May 12
Fall:
September 8, October 13, November 10

Time: 9am – 1pm

(Plan to come early and stay late so you don’t miss anything!)

For complete information, please contact Coordinator, Melissa Dooley at

919-965-9841 Ext. 8003 or MDooley@selma-nc.com

Sep
21
Fri
FREE Movie Night @ Uptown Selma
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm

Come out early pick your spot, get a movie snack or two and hang out and enjoy entertainment before the movie. Here’s the best part – IT’S FREE! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and favorite movie dates and enjoy the feature presentation of Coco with Zaxby’s of Smithfield and Selma Parks and Recreation! All movies start at dusk.

Meet at Walker Auto – 201 N. Raiford Street, Selma, NC. Bounce house, life-size games, activities, vendors and of course, Zaxby’s Chicken will be available starting at 7pm. Movie will start at dusk.

What is Coco About?
Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Written by Disney/Pixar

In case of inclement weather, we will move the event to Richard B. Harrison Gym. Visit Selma Parks and Recreation Facebook page for the latest information.

Oct
5
Fri
Chew Chew Food Truck Rodeo @ Uptown Selma
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chew Chew Food Truck Rodeo @ Uptown Selma | Selma | North Carolina | United States

All-Aboard to kick off the Railroad Days Festival with the CHEW CHEW FOOD TRUCK RODEO

Friday, October 5th from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bad Decisions Band will play great rock selections
Double Barley Brewing in the Beer Garden
Food Trucks will be parked on Webb Street in Uptown Selma.

Enjoy a variety of different foods – sample plates start at just $5 — A great way to get a “taste” of Selma!

See you there.

Nov
10
Sat
Selma Antique Wine Train @ Selma, NC
Nov 10 @ 10:45 am – 4:00 pm
Selma Antique Wine Train @ Selma, NC | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Selma Antique Wine Train

Saturday, November 10

After arriving at Selma’s Historic Union Depot, participants will be transported to Uptown Selma for Lunch and Antique shopping along Raiford, Railroad and Anderson streets. Board the party bus for Hinnant Family Vineyards in Pine Level for a tour of the facility and tasting.

Return back to Historic Union Depot in Selma.

Please reserve your spot by Wednesday, November 7th

Cost is $45 per person
Adults 21 years and older only please

Includes:
Shenanigan’s Party Bus Luxury Transportation
Lunch at Hula Girl Café
Time for Antique Shopping along Raiford, Railroad and Anderson Streets in Uptown Selma
Tour and Tasting at Hinnant Family Vineyards

Does NOT include Amtrak to Selma Historic Union Depot
Train #80 – the Carolinian – Arrives Selma at 10: 46 am
Train #79 – the Carolinian – departs Selma at 4:29 pm
Tickets need to be reserved directly with Amtrak
Yes, you can drive to Selma Union Station to meet the tour, but it’s a whole lot more fun to ride the rails!

Jan
19
Sat
3rd Annual Polar Bear 5K @ Selma, NC
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am
3rd Annual Polar Bear 5K @ Selma, NC | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Saturday, January 19, 2019
10:00 – Uptown Selma
Join us for the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Run 5K through Uptown Selma.
Registration is on the day of the event.
$10 per runner — pets are free of charge

Run with your DOG, CAT, BIRD, LIZARD, GOLDFISH, WHATEVER!
(Must clean up if pet makes waste and all pets must be on leash)

This is an unsanctioned run – Timer will be available for those interested in knowing their run time.

Lots of fun, pictures and laughs — See you there!
Please call Melissa at Selma Parks and Recreation for more information.
919-965-9841 ext 8003

Feb
16
Sat
DONNIE LEE STRICKLAND w/ Ricky Cook @ Rudy Theater
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 Branson Center Stage in Branson, MO during the 2015 season. His song “Cowboy Rock and Roll” can be heard on 94.7 WQDR’s Homegrown Country Show, and his last album produced the single “My Kind of Woman”, which won Top Song of the Year at the 2017 WOBA awards in Nashville, TN.
Imperator Records artist Ricky Cook’s first single “Thanks A Lot Loretta” found success in 2018 on the Music Row charts in Nashville, and his recent single “It’s All In the Kiss” is currently moving up the charts.
Enjoy a great evening of country music at the historic Rudy Theater in Selma, NC.
February 16, 2019
Doors open at 6pm, and Show starts at 7:00pm
For tickets & more Info: 1-877-THE-RUDY / (919) 202-9927 or www.rudytheatre.com

Mar
9
Sat
Selma Saturdays: Arts & Crafts Market at the Gazebo @ Selma Gazebo
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Selma Saturdays: Arts & Crafts Market at the Gazebo @ Selma Gazebo | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Selma Saturdays: Arts & Crafts Market at the Gazebo

Gather with friends and enjoy live entertainment and browse local artisans for hand-crafted items. Gazebo is located at the 100 block of E. Anderson Street in Uptown Selma, behind Town Hall.

Market hours are 9a – 1p

Apr
13
Sat
Selma Saturdays: Arts & Crafts Market at the Gazebo @ Selma Gazebo
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Selma Saturdays: Arts & Crafts Market at the Gazebo @ Selma Gazebo | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Selma Saturdays: Arts & Crafts Market at the Gazebo

Gather with friends and enjoy live entertainment and browse local artisans for hand-crafted items. Gazebo is located at the 100 block of E. Anderson Street in Uptown Selma, behind Town Hall.

Market hours are 9a – 1p

Nov
9
Sat
Selma Saturdays Arts & Crafts Market @ Uptown Selma
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am

Gather with friends and enjoy Live Local Entertainment and Browse Local Artists with Hand-Crafted items.

Uptown Gazebo is located at the 100 block of East Anderson Street in the parking lot behind Town Hall.

Dates for 2019:
Spring: March 9, April 13, May 11
Fall: September 14, October 12, November 9

Time: 9am – 1pm

(Plan to come early and stay late so you don’t miss anything!)

For complete information and to set up a booth, please contact Melissa Dooley at 919-965-9841 Ext. 8003 or mdooley@selma-nc.com

Dec
3
Tue
Selma Christmas Parade @ Uptown Selma
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Here’s the perfect way to begin the holiday season and create a fun tradition with family and friends.

Join as Selma presents the Christmas parade, lighting up the night sky with twinkling lights. Of course that most important visitor of all will join the lineup; Santa Claus. Selma will be hopping with excitement as the Christmas Season begins on this very special night.

6:00 p.m. – We will have SSS Choir and Selma Elementary School Choir performing live on the stage in front of Town Hall on Raiford Street in Uptown Selma.

6:45 p.m. – The Town Christmas Tree will be lit.

7:00 p.m. The ever-popular Christmas Parade begins! The parade will begin at Selma Elementary School and make its way through town and continue the entire length of Raiford Street and then turn up Anderson Street and end once again at Selma Elementary. The town will be lit up and the spirit will shine through all the lights and music and fanfare for the most anticipated visit from Santa at the end.

Immediately Following Parade: The Christmas Fireworks Display will begin.

Parade Line Up: 6:00 p.m. at Selma Elementary School

Parade Entry Fee: FREE

Parade Entry Deadline: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Christmas Parade Application: Click HERE

Please call Selma Parks and Recreation for complete information at 919-975-1411