Johnston County Event Calendar

Drawing Classes @ The Drawing Table
Jan 8 – May 27 all-day
Drawing Classes @ The Drawing Table | Benson | North Carolina | United States
Drawing Classes begin. A non-competitive, step-by-step drawing method for children and adults where self-expression and creativity can flourish.        
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm
Tomáš Kubínek – Miracle Man @ The Clayton Center
The one and only Dr. Professor Kubínek is a comic genius, virtuoso vaudevillian and all-round charmer who gives audiences an utterly joyous experience they’ll remember for a lifetime. His latest creation, Tomáš Kubínek – Miracle Man, is a rip-roaring revival of strong-man stunts, snake-healings and mass-hypnosis that leaves audiences dazed, beaming and in love with[...]
Cuttin’ Grass @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cuttin' Grass @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
We will have live bluegrass music and hot coffee! Come join us Friday, February 1st for the show!        
Clayton Wedding Expo @ The Clayton Center
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2019 Clayton Wedding Expo The FREE Clayton Wedding Expo will host up to 30 vendors and provide the perfect atmosphere for brides to meet and chat with local wedding service providers. Brides can also take advantage of great giveaways and gather some wonderful ideas to help complete their wedding planning. Pre-registration is not required for[...]
Clayton Wedding Expo @ The Clayton Center
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Clayton Wedding Expo @ The Clayton Center | Clayton | North Carolina | United States
2019 Clayton Wedding Expo The FREE Clayton Wedding Expo will host up to 30 vendors and provide the perfect atmosphere for brides to meet and chat with local wedding service providers. Brides can also take advantage of great giveaways and gather some wonderful ideas to help complete their wedding planning. Pre-registration is not required for[...]
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
COMMUNITY NALOXONE TRAINING @ Temple Church | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Join the Johnston County Opioid Task Force and North Carolina Harm Reduction to learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. This training will teach you how to administer the live-saving overdose reversal tool-Naloxone-as well as provide education on laws and resources in NC and Johnston County. Free Event. Call 919-989-5200 to register.        
Feb 7 @ 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.        
Yolanda Rabun @ The Clayton Center
Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm
Yolanda Rabun @ The Clayton Center
North Carolina based songstress Yolanda Rabun is a fierce performer whose versatility allows her to master all styles of music. Her shows are engaging, full of passion, and include straight-ahead and contemporary jazz, blues, folk, pop and even gospel. A skilled singer with a natural storytelling instinct, Yolanda will WOW you with her boundless energy, inventiveness[...]
Johnston County Writers Group @ Selma Public Library
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Johnston County Writers Group @ Selma Public Library | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Johnston County Writers Group meets the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm at the Selma Public Library, 301 N Pollock St in Selma. Facilitated by retired educator Gary Ridout. Visiting authors, craft talks, networking and more. Free to the public. Look for our group on Facebook and Meetup.com        
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Book Launch Party & Author Signing with Special Guest, Miss NC Laura Matrazzo @ Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Join local book author, Heather R. Pope, as she launches her first book titled, “Mia and the Lemonade Solution”. Families are invited to bring their children for light refreshments and children’s activities. Miss North Carolina will lead a special reading of the book during the event at approximately 11 a.m. The event will take place[...]
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Dress in your Sunday best, and bring your daughter or daughters out to the annual Father & Daughter Dance sponsored by Granite Lodge 191 on Saturday, February 16, from 6:30-10 PM. The dance is open to all. Tickets are $40 per dad and daughter or daughters, and light refreshment will be served. 1000 Words Photography will be on[...]
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[...]
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Diviners presented by Clayton Youth Theater @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Youth Theater presents The Diviners, Thursday-Saturday, February 21-23, at 7 PM. Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, The Diviners, is the story of a mentally challenged boy and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher. In the fictional town of Zion, Indiana, during the Great Depression, a widowed farmer is raising his teenage son Buddy,[...]
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm
The Diviners presented by Clayton Youth Theater @ The Clayton Center
Clayton Youth Theater presents The Diviners, Thursday-Saturday, February 21-23, at 7 PM. Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, The Diviners, is the story of a mentally challenged boy and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher. In the fictional town of Zion, Indiana, during the Great Depression, a widowed farmer is raising his teenage son Buddy,[...]
Selma Soul Food Feast @ Richard B. Harrison Alumni Center
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Selma Soul Food Feast @ Richard B. Harrison Alumni Center | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Feed your soul with good food, good fun and good friends at the 2nd Annual Selma Soul Food Feast. To be held at the Richard B. Harrison Alumni Center – 605 W. Noble Street – Selma, NC February 23, 2019 11a – 2pm Free Admission Singers, entertainment, short talks from community leaders all geared to[...]
Rare Disease Day Expo 2019 @ Johnston Medical Mall
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rare Disease Day Expo 2019 @ Johnston Medical Mall | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
This free public event is presented by Archer Lodge Middle School and sponsored by Grifols Plasma Center. Learn about over 30 rare diseases that affect hundreds of thousands of Americans as students from ALMS promote awareness and advocacy of rare diseases.        
Free Colorectal Screening Kit During March @ Johnston County Public Health Dept
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day
Free Colorectal Screening Kit During March @ Johnston County Public Health Dept | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
The Johnston County Public Health Department (In partnership with Johnston Health) will be distributing FREE Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits during the month of March 2019. For Males or Females between the ages of 45-75. Call 919-989-5200 for more information.        
Moving Sale @ Moving/Garage Sale
Mar 2 all-day
Sofa sets, bed (king and queen), dining table, chairs, area rugs, metal storage unit, numerous miscellaneous items        
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm
Westside Cancer Fighters BINGO Fundraiser @ Friendy Chapel Church | Benson | North Carolina | United States
The Westside Cancer Fighters are a team with for Johnston County Relay For Life and we are hosting a BINGO fundraiser to raise money to do our part in the fight against cancer. Doors open at 5pm games start at 6pm. $10 for 2 cards or $15 for hotdog meal and 2 cards. Additional cards[...]
Miss Clayton/Miss Capital City/Miss Cleveland Scholarship Pageant @ The Clayton Center
The Miss Clayton/Capital City/Cleveland 2019 Scholarship Pageant is an official, local, triple preliminary associated with the Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant and Miss America Organization. As such, it is a part of the largest scholarship organization for women in the world. Promoting an emphasis on academics and communication skills, the Miss Clayton/Capital City/Cleveland Scholarship Pageant is[...]
Mar 7 @ 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.        
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Johnston County GOP 2019 County Convention @ Johnston County Courthouse | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
The 2019 Johnston County GOP Convention will be held on Thursday March 7th at the Johnston County Courthouse in Smithfield. Registration begins at 6PM with the Convention starting at 7PM. Officers will be elected for a 2 year term. To become a delegate at the district or state convention for 2019, you must attend your[...]
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        
East Clayton Elementary School presents “The Little Mermaid” @ The Clayton Center
The East Clayton Elementary School Drama Club presents “The Little Mermaid.” The annual club production will take place Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15, at 7 pm. Click here for tickets.         
East Clayton Elementary School presents “The Little Mermaid” @ The Clayton Center
The East Clayton Elementary School Drama Club presents “The Little Mermaid.” The annual club production will take place Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15, at 7 pm. Click here for tickets.         
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm
Mac Powell & The Family Reunion @ The Clayton Center
Mac Powell grew up in a small town in Alabama. His love for music began at an early age as both of his parents would sing and play guitar around the house. Mac soon began to sing in the local country church by day, and listen to his Dad’s record collection by night. When Mac[...]
Free Retinal Screenings @ Johnston County Public Health
Mar 22 all-day
Free Retinal Screenings @ Johnston County Public Health | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
FREE Retinal Screening by Prevent Blindness North Carolina will be offered at Johnston County Health Department for ages 18 years old and up. Screening picks up eye disease including glaucoma, cataracts, changes associated with diabetes/hypertension and more. **Not a vision screening.** Fri, March 22 9-12 and 1-4 Wed, April 17 8:30-11:30 and 1-4 Wed, May[...]
James Judd with Jen Kober @ The Clayton Center
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm
James Judd with Jen Kober @ The Clayton Center
James Judd is a stand-up storyteller and radio personality from NPR’s Snap Judgment, the legendary improv troupe The Groundlings, and The New Faces of the Hollywood Improv. Often compared to David Sedaris and Oscar Wilde, James weaves comic, autobiographical tales that crowd the stage with hilarious characters and situations. James will be joined by Jen Kober who brings[...]
Selma Healthy Families Jamboree @ Selma Elementary School
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Selma Healthy Families Jamboree @ Selma Elementary School | Selma | North Carolina | United States
My kids Club serving Johnston County (formerly The Boys and Girls Clubs) and N.C. Cooperative Extension’s EFNEP is hosting the Selma Healthy Families Jamboree. We are celebrating the inauguration of My Kids Club serving Johnston County in conjuction with EFNEP’s 50th anniversary and SES PTCO’s first year serving Selma Elementary School. The purpose of the[...]
Miss Clayton High School @ The Clayton Center
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm
Miss Clayton High School @ The Clayton Center
Four contestants will vie for the title of Miss Clayton High School 2019 during the 56th annual Miss CHS Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, March 23, at 7 PM at The Clayton Center. Riley Barnes, Amelia Black, Mary-Grayce Narron and Hailey Stephens will participate in the pageant. The theme this year is “Boogie Nights.” Tickets for[...]