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
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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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
Selma Santa Train @ Selma Historic Union Depot
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Selma Santa Train @ Selma Historic Union Depot | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Join in the holiday spirit and browse the
Selma Saturdays Arts & Crafts Market
Historic Union Depot located at 500 E. Railroad Street, Selma
Hand-crafted items for everyone on your list.
For more information, please contact Selma Parks and Recreation at 919-975-1411

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Selma Santa Train @ Historic Union Depot
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Selma Santa Train @ Historic Union Depot

All aboard! Join us for an unforgettable seasonal journey on the Selma Santa Train.
Young and old will be whisked off to enjoy the round trip ride with Santa on board.
Does Santa really like juice and cookies? You’ll find out as they are served while on the train.
Families are encourage to wear their pajamas and be ready to join in on the caroling and sing-along while on board.
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018

Tickets On Sale: August 31, 2018

Fee: Adults 13 and older – $55.00
Children 12 – 1 year – $45.00
Infants up to 1 year – FREE in lap

Location: Selma Train Depot
500 E. Railroad Street | Selma, NC 27576

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Train departs Union Station 10:00 am SHARP and will return at 11:45 am)
Please call Selma Parks and Recreation for complete information at 919-975-1411

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A Christmas Spectacular presented by the Johnston County Chorus @ The Clayton Center
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm

Tickets on sale October 1 at 10 AM.

The Johnston County Chorus presents A Christmas Spectacular, its annual holiday show featuring all of your favorite seasonal songs and skits. Special guests this year include dancers from Artistry in Motion dance studio.

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