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[...]
Woodall’s Strong Challenge! @ Woodall's Fitness and Performance
Dec 7 all-day
12:00 am
This is our Annual Woodall’s Strong Challenge to benefit Back Pack Buddies! Saturday December 7th at 9am! Call 919-553-0700 to Register or to Volunteer! We are currently accepting food donations at Woodall’s and the entry fee for this event is a FOOD Donation! Thank you everyone for your support! http://www.woodallsfitness.com
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
9:30 am
The 6th annual Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, 12/7. We have over 60 vendors selling direct marketing items and handmade items. This indoor event will be held at Cleveland High School. It is sponsored by the Cleveland Band Parents Association to benefit the Cleveland Arts Performance Ensemble. Please come join us for great[...]
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Around Town Singers & Orchestra @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Enjoy a 90-minute Christmas show with all your favorite holiday songs! Performed by the Around Town Singers and Orchestra, plus special guests Sophie Collins, Jennifer Jarvis, the Burnett Sisters Band, and many more! Featuring a 20-piece orchestra and the Around Town Dancers, too! This is a Christmas show the way they used to be! Visit[...]
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm
The Nutcracker Presented by Tippy Toes Dance Studio @ The Clayton Center
3:00 pm
A wonderful holiday tradition for the entire family. Reserved seating is $8 in advance; $10 at the door (all tickets subject to NC taxes and fees). Call Tippy Toes Dance Studio at 919-936-0098 or th e box office at 919-553-1737  for more information.  
Childbirth Classes @ Johnston County Public Health Department
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
Childbirth classes are recommended during the third trimester of pregnancy. This class will help you and your partner prepare for the birth. You will receive approximately 8 -10 hours of class time. Topics Covered in Childbirth Class: ■ Relaxation ■ Breathing Techniques ■ Medication ■ Self Care ■ Methods of Childbirth ■ Baby Care
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
The Clayton High School chorus and band ensembles perform all of your holiday favorites.
Clayton Piano Festival Holiday Gala @ The Piazzo at Portofino
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
This year’s featured musical artists are husband and wife, Nikoleta Rallis, soprano, and Aza Sydykov, pianist, who make up a dynamic duo performance team whose combined experience crosses many different genres, musical traditions, and countries. A graduate of Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Aza now serves as President of the Kyrgyz American Foundation in New York City,[...]
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[...]