Johnston County Event Calendar

“The Nutcracker” presented by Tippy Toes Dance Studio @ The Clayton Center
Students from Tippy Toes Dance Studio in Princeton perform this beloved holiday classic.   Tickets go on sale Monday, October 1, at 10 AM. Seating for this performance is reserved.         
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Selma Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting @ Uptown Selma | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Here’s the perfect way to begin the holiday season and create a fun family and friends tradition. 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[...]
Senior Center Public Forum @ Amelia Christian Church
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Senior Center Public Forum @ Amelia Christian Church | Clayton | North Carolina | United States
All ages of Clayton area adults are encouraged to come. This event is NOT limited to seniors! We’ve outgrown our space! Join us on Tuesday, December 4th for the Clayton Senior Center Public Forum. Drop-in between 6-8 PM at Amelia Church Fellowship Hall to share your ideas for the future of the Clayton Center for[...]
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.        
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.        
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.        
Fabulous Equinox Orchestra @ The Clayton Center
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fabulous Equinox Orchestra @ The Clayton Center
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   VIEW  VIDEO CLIP | PURCHASE         
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[...]
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.        
The Gingerbread Boy @ The Clayton Center
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am
The Gingerbread Boy @ The Clayton Center
        
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        
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[...]
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.[...]
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        
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[...]
A Christmas Spectacular presented by the Johnston County Chorus @ The Clayton Center
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.         
A Christmas Spectacular presented by the Johnston County Chorus @ The Clayton Center
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.         
Mystery Hostess Jewelry Event @ Roberta's $5 Bling
Jan 4 – Jan 10 all-day
Mystery Hostess Jewelry Event @ Roberta's $5 Bling | United States
This event is open to all. It’s online and you may win prizes and/or the BIG prize of Mystery Hostess!! Everything at this event it $1 to $5. Online/24/7 until Jan. 10th.        
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.        
Free Art Lessons @ Center for Active Aging (Senior Center)
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm
Free Art Lessons @ Center for Active Aging (Senior Center) | Benson | North Carolina | United States
Local Artist, Linda Stevens, has volunteered to teach painting at the Benson Center for Active Aging beginning in Jan 2019. Linda is an Oil Painter and artist from the Benson area and is excited about teaching others to paint and enjoy the art they see each and every day. Please contact the Center to get[...]
Jan 10 @ 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.        
Town of Clayton Blood Drive @ The Clayton Center
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
To schedule your appointment go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code Clayton.        
Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Jan 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Join us this Friday for live bluegrass music, delicious coffee, and a chance to eat classic comfort food at Lorraine’s Kitchen Food Truck (Opens at 5 PM). Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road will be playing amazing bluegrass music, and will make sure you are having a great time! We hope to see you here!        
Mess O’ Blues @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Mess O' Blues @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
We will be having live blues playing here at Lorraine’s Coffee House & Music, as well as fresh coffee being served and delicious treats available! Stop on by for the show!        
Lorraine’s House Band @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lorraine's House Band @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Everyone absolutely LOVES Lorraine’s House Band. They will get you up and moving on what becomes a dance floor! Playing classic covers and serving hot coffee all night long is what this day is about! We hope to see you here!        
Greg Wilson & Second Wind with Jan Johansson @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Greg Wilson & Second Wind with Jan Johansson @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Come join us here at Lorraine’s Coffee House for live bluegrass music from amazing artists! We will also be serving delicious coffee and treats while you enjoy the show!        
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[...]
Polar Bear Run @ Uptown Selma
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Polar Bear Run @ Uptown Selma  | 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 at the corner of Webb and Waddell Streets $10 per runner — pets are free of charge Run with your DOG, CAT, BIRD, LIZARD, GOLDFISH, WHATEVER![...]
Old Friends @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Old Friends @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Stop by Saturday to attend a live classic country show! We will have great music, a comfortable atmosphere, and hot coffee! Hope to see you here!        
Drive Time @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Drive Time @ Lorraine's Coffee House & Music | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Friday, January 25th we will be having a live bluegrass show! Stop on by for delicious coffee, a comfortable atmosphere, and a great show!