Johnston County Event Calendar

Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm
2019 Clayton Gingerbread House Contest Display @ The Clayton Center
10:00 am
Stop by The Clayton Center this month to check out the entries in the 2019 Clayton Gingerbread House Contest. The entries in the contest, sponsored by The Tina Barletta Team at HTR, in partnership with The Clayton Center and Clayton Visual Arts, will be on public display during business hours from November 27 through December[...]
Johnston County Chorus Presents Christmas is Coming, Sing for Joy @ The Clayton Center
1:00 pm
Sing along to all of your holiday favorites, and enjoy performances by special guests from Stage Door Dance Productions, the Four Oaks Elementary Cardinal Choir and soloist Tyler Dean. Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under, plus sales tax and fees. A group rate is available for groups of 8[...]
Johnston County Chorus Presents Christmas is Coming, Sing for Joy @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Sing along to all of your holiday favorites, and enjoy performances by special guests from Stage Door Dance Productions, the Four Oaks Elementary Cardinal Choir and soloist Tyler Dean. Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under, plus sales tax and fees. A group rate is available for groups of 8[...]
Dec 15 @ 1:45 pm
1:45 pm
Shows at 1:45, 3:30 and 5:15 PM. This is a ticketed event. Click here to purchase tickets.
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
For horse lovers of all ages. Refreshments, crafts, information on 4-H and Special Olympics Equestrian and horse rides. If you ever asked for a pony for Christmas and didn’t get one, this is for you. For safety reasons there is a strict weight limit of 250 pounds for riders and canceled if it’s raining.
Smoking Cessation Class @ Johnston County Public Health Department
Jan 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
If you are interested in kicking that habit, please attend the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® You will be provided with essential information and strategies needed to direct you in an effort to stop smoking.
Polar Bear Run @ Uptown Selma
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Polar Bear Run @ Uptown Selma | Selma | North Carolina | United States
10:00 am
Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:00 – Uptown Selma Join us for the 4th Annual Polar Bear Run 5K through Uptown Selma. Registration is ONLY online in advance.  There will be no registrations taken the day of the event. $10 per runner — pets are free of charge Run with your DOG, CAT, BIRD, LIZARD, GOLDFISH,[...]
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm
The Light Church of Clayton 5 year celebration @ The Clayton Center
7:30 pm
The Light Church of Clayton cordially invites the community to join with them as they honor a rich history and celebrate 5 years of service unto the Lord in excellence. This celebration will commence with two power-packed services. On Wednesday, January 22, Pastor Kimberley Ray of ARM Church on the Rock from Matteson, IL, will[...]
Retinal Screening by Prevent Blindness North Carolina @ Johnston County Public Health Department
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
FREE Retinal Screening by Prevent Blindness North Carolina will be offered at Johnston County Health Department for ages 18 years old and up. The screening picks up eye disease including glaucoma, cataracts, changes associated with diabetes/hypertension and more!
Soul Food Feast @ Selma Civic Center
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Soul Food Feast @ Selma Civic Center | Selma | North Carolina | United States
11:00 am
Feed your soul! Good music, Good Food and Good Friends. February 8th at the Selma Civic Center – 300 N. Webb Street, Selma, NC 11AM – 1PM FREE Admission All ages welcome Catered by – Speakers – Eric Jackson, Curator, Max G. Creech Historic Museum Talia Virgin, President, Johnston County Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority[...]
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Join Clayton Visual Arts as they celebrate the work of area artists in a variety of genres. Refreshments and wine will be served. Exhibits rotate monthly and are available for viewing in The Clayton Center lobby Monday-Friday during business hours.
Feb 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Father & Daughter Dance sponsored by Granite Lodge 191 @ The Clayton Center
6:30 pm
  The annual Granite Lodge 191 Father Daughter Dance is Saturday, February 15, from 6:30-9:30 PM. The event is open to all. Tickets are $40 per couple with no charge for additional daughters. Light refreshments will be served, and 1000 Words Photography will be on site providing 5 x 7 photos to all who would[...]
Feb 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Un- “Frozen” With CYT Grades: 3-5 Instructor: Stephanie Benner Tuition: $30 Are you more like fire, earth, air, or water? Explore characteristics of the four nature elements featured in Frozen 2. Students will identify and personify each spirit through movement and[...]
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players @ The Clayton Center
8:00 pm
WATCH VIDEO Take Gilbert & Sullivan, add a twist of Broadway and stir! The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players present I’ve got a little Twist, a one-of-a-kind show that proves the Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire is as fun, fresh and full-of-life as three little maids from school! I’ve got a little Twist is where[...]
2020 Daddy Daughter Dance Smithfield Parks & Recreation @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2020 Daddy Daughter Dance Smithfield Parks & Recreation @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
7:00 pm
You & your father are Cordially invited to the 2020 Daddy Daughter Dance Ages: 3 and up
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm
“Our Town” presented by Carolina Youth Theatre @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Tickets on sale on Monday, February 3, at 10 AM. For over 80 years, Our Town by Thornton Wilder has captured the hearts of audiences and remains one of the most performed and best-known plays in American theater. In fact, it is said that every night, somewhere in the world, an audience is watching Our Town. In[...]
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm
“Our Town” presented by Carolina Youth Theatre @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Tickets on sale on Monday, February 3, at 10 AM. For over 80 years, Our Town by Thornton Wilder has captured the hearts of audiences and remains one of the most performed and best-known plays in American theater. In fact, it is said that every night, somewhere in the world, an audience is watching Our Town. In[...]
Feb 29 @ 7:00 pm
“Our Town” presented by Carolina Youth Theatre @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Tickets on sale on Monday, February 3, at 10 AM. For over 80 years, Our Town by Thornton Wilder has captured the hearts of audiences and remains one of the most performed and best-known plays in American theater. In fact, it is said that every night, somewhere in the world, an audience is watching Our Town. In[...]
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Join Clayton Visual Arts as they celebrate the work of area artists in a variety of genres. Refreshments and wine will be served. Exhibits rotate monthly and are available for viewing in The Clayton Center lobby Monday-Friday during business hours.
7:00 pm
East Clayton Elementary School Drama Club students in grades 3 through 5 present the timeless classic Sleeping Beauty. Shows are at 7 pm on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6. PURCHASE   
7:00 pm
East Clayton Elementary School Drama Club students in grades 3 through 5 present the timeless classic Sleeping Beauty. Shows are at 7 pm on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6. PURCHASE   
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am
Easter Jubilee Lunch and Show @ Rudy Theatre | Selma | North Carolina | United States
11:00 am
the Rudy Theatre in Selma, NC is offering Lunch and a Show package tickets for their Easter Jubilee Matinee Show on Saturday, March 7th. Home to The Live@TheRudy, The Rudy Theatre has been delighting audiences for over 15 years with this LIVE music-variety show. The 2020 Easter Jubilee is a treat for everyone. Contemporary Christian[...]
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Wild About Dance! Grades: 2-5 Instructor: Chasta Hamilton Tuition: $30 Walk on the wild side with CYT as we journey through an animal-themed safari of movement! Using inspiration from the musicals Cats, The Lion King, and Tarzan, students will explore fun and engaging movement patterns[...]
St Paddy’s Day Pool Party @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
St Paddy's Day Pool Party @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
5:00 pm
We are hunting Leprechauns. Those pesky magical creatures can be found all over and who knows…maybe you will find their pot of gold!!! At 5pm reduced rates on day passes to the SRAC. There will be snacks, treasure hunts, and a leprechaun named LUCKY. Come out for the fun.
Selma Saturdays @ Vick Park
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Selma Saturdays @ Vick Park | Selma | North Carolina | United States
9:00 am
Gather with friends and enjoy Live Local Entertainment and Browse Local Artists and businesses. Shop Local Share Local Vick Park is located at 112 East Anderson Street next to the Parks and Recreation offices. Dates for 2020: Spring: March 14 – OPENING DAY — Sidewalk Chalk Art April 11 – Picnic with the Easter Bunny[...]
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sidewalk Chalk Art @ Vick Park | Selma | North Carolina | United States
9:00 am
Draw your best picture on the sidewalk at Vick Park in Uptown Selma. This is NOT a contest, but an opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to come and enjoy the weather, each other and the act of contributing to beautify the sidewalks of Selma, NC. Location is: 112 E. Anderson Street, Selma[...]
A Holocaust Love Story @ Johnston County Agricultural Center
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
As time marches on, aging Holocaust survivors are finding it increasingly difficult to travel and present their stories. The Holocaust Speakers Bureau (HSB), a component of the Center for Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Education of North Carolina (the Center), is shifting its presentation focus to the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors (known as[...]
POSTPONED – “Matilda the Musical” presented by Neuse Charter School @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Please check back for updated information and a rescheduled date. The Neuse Charter School cast of Matilda the Musical has been hard at work rehearsing for their performance on March 14, at 7 PM. Tickets are $10, plus sales tax and fees, and can be purchased online or by calling[...]
6:30 pm
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Audition Prep: Mastering the Art of the Cold Read Grades: 6-12 Instructor: Stephanie Benner Tuition: $30 Have you shown up to an audition, had a scene thrown at you, and had to read for a character you’ve never heard of before?[...]
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm
CANCELED – Susan Werner & David Myles @ The Clayton Center
8:00 pm
WATCH VIDEO THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED Please check back for updated information and a rescheduled date. Two recent Palladian Series favorites return to perform in one exciting and entertaining show. Singer-songwriters Susan Werner and David Myles take the stage for an engaging evening of eclectic music. Celebrated performing songwriter Susan Werner has made a[...]