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.        
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.        
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[...]
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.         
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[...]
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[...]
Apr 4 @ 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.        
Apr 6 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Johnston County Writers Conference @ Selma Woman's Club | Zebulon | North Carolina | United States
Two morning sessions and box lunch – $20 – registration required. Limit to first 35 registrants who receive a confirmation that they are registered. Email jocowriters@gmail.com to get your registration form. Registration ends March 31. 8:30 am – Registration, browse vendor tables, coffee & pastries 9 am – Session 1: “The Road to Publication: Professionalism,[...]
Lee Roy Parnell @ The Clayton Center
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm
Lee Roy Parnell @ The Clayton Center
Lee Roy Parnell returns, bringing his “soulful vocal delivery and blistering array of guitar chops,” to the stage. The multiple Grammy Award nominee is widely recognized as one of the best slide guitar players on the planet. Don’t miss this chance to see Lee Roy live as he performs his brand of Texas blues, Memphis soul,[...]
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Johnston County Walk to De-feet Dementia @ Selma Civic Center | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Join us at the Selma Civic Center, 300 N. Webb St., Selma, NC 27576. Dementia Alliance of Johnston County will host its 5th annual Walk, Saturday April 27th, beginning 8:30 am at its NEW location in Selma! Please join us as we Walk to De-feet Dementia to benefit Dementia Alliance of North Carolina (formerly Alzheimer’s[...]
May 9 @ 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.        
Jun 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.        
Jul 11 @ 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.        
Aug 8 @ 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.        
Sep 5 @ 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.        
Oct 3 @ 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.        
Nov 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.        
Dec 5 @ 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.