Johnston County Event Calendar

Dec
6
Thu
Clayton Visual Arts “Meet the Artists” Reception @ The Clayton Center
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.

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Holiday Expressive Arts @ The Clayton Center
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

During this experiential workshop, participants will discuss further ways to honor, remember and celebrate those who have died. Participants will create a commemorative luminary. This workshop is for individual adults as well as families. Children and teens are invited and encouraged to participate with their parents in this workshop.

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Town of Smithfield Tree Lighting @ Johnston County Public Library
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm
Town of Smithfield Tree Lighting @ Johnston County Public Library | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

We will be lighting up the holiday season with the lighting of the Town’s Christmas Tree. The tree is located at the corner of Third & Market Street, right in front of the library. Join us for hot chocolate, entertainment, and a special guest from the North Pole.

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Dec
7
Fri
Fabulous Equinox Orchestra @ The Clayton Center
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fabulous Equinox Orchestra Clayton Center NC

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

 

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Dec
8
Sat
Breakfast with Santa @ First Christian Church-Smithfield
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Breakfast with Santa @ First Christian Church-Smithfield | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Join us for our 4th annual Breakfast with Santa to be held Saturday , December, 8th from 9am til 11am in the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall.Free Pancakes will be served plus children can get their photo taken for free with Santa and each child will receive a gold coin to go shopping for a free gift for mom or dad at our childrens store.
Free for everyone! Free for everyone!
This is an annual free community service event sponsored by First Christian Church-Smithfield
*Our Church is located beside South Smithfield Elementary School.
Hope you’ll join us on December 8th.

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Dec
11
Tue
Reindeer Games @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am
Reindeer Games @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Run Around and dance to Christmas music and make a reindeer ornament. Register by December 7th (5 person Minimum) Sign up at SRAC front desk.

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The Gingerbread Boy @ The Clayton Center
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am

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Dec
13
Thu
Town of Smithfield Christmas Parade @ 6th and Market Street
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm

Bring out your families and celebrate the holiday season with the Smithfield Christmas parade. If you are interested in participating applications can be found in the SRAC lobby, online at smithfield-nc.com, or by contacting Tiffany Pearson 919-934-2148 ext. 107

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Holiday GALA @ The Barn at Broadslab
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Holiday GALA @ The Barn at Broadslab | Benson | North Carolina | United States

The Clayton Piano Festival has set the date for the third annual Holiday Gala for December 13th at The Barn at Broadslab near Benson, NC. This year’s concert will feature performers Josh and Lindsey Wright’s classical take on traditional holiday favorites.

“The couple will delight audiences with Holiday favorites from both the classical and popular repertoire, including their own arrangements of Christmas carols, music from popular American movies and TV in addition to timeless masterworks from the classical repertoire,” stated creative director, Jonathan Levin.

Billboard #1 artist, Josh Wright is one of the most versatile classical artists of his generation as a pianist, recording artist, arranger, and teacher, founding Josh Wright Piano TV on YouTube with nearly 60 thousand subscribers worldwide who benefit from his insightful teaching videos and musical performances. Josh joins his wife, Dr. Lindsey Wright, also an award-winning pianist and teacher, who helped to create their Christmas album, “Sleigh Ride for Two.”

A variety of ticket prices are available starting at $15.00 for Adults, $10 for Seniors, and $5 for Children. The Barn at Broadslab is located at 4682 NC Hwy 50 S., Benson, and the concert starts at 7:30pm, with light holiday refreshments following the concert. For information on the Clayton Piano Festival and to buy tickets, click http://www.claytonpianofestival.org/holidaygala2018.

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Dec
15
Sat
A Christmas Spectacular @ The Clayton Center
Dec 15 all-day
A Christmas Spectacular @ The Clayton Center | Clayton | North Carolina | United States

Join us as The Johnston County Chorus presents “A Christmas Spectacular” along with special guests Artistry in Motion Dance Studio. This annual Christmas favorite is filled with pop and secular Christmas music the whole family will enjoy! The show will also include a joyous filled sacred half as we celebrate the Reason for the Season. Saturday, December 15 (2 shows) 3:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets available NOW online at theclaytoncenter.com or by calling the box office at 919-553-1737. Ticket prices: Adults $16 • 12 and under $12 ( plus sales tax and fees). Discounts for groups of 8 or more.

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