Johnston County Event Calendar

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[...]
FREE Retinal Screening by Prevent Blindness North Carolina @ Johnston County Public Health Department
Mar 24 @ 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. Screening picks up eye disease including glaucoma, cataracts, changes associated with diabetes/hypertension and more.
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church BBQ Fundraiser for the 27th has been CANCELLED. @ Pleasant Grove Baptist Church BBQ Fundraiser for the 27th has been CANCELLED.
Mar 26 all-day
12:00 am
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church BBQ Fundraiser for the 27th has been CANCELLED.
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
This workshop date has been canceled. Please contact Carolina Youth Theatre of more information.  Audition Prep: Vocal Edition 10:00 am-12:00 pm Grades: 6-12 Instructor: Jessica Albright Tuition: $40 This workshop is designed to ease students’ nerves by sharing helpful tips for a successful vocal audition. Before the workshop, each student will prepare and memorize an audition[...]
SJHS Band Boosters BINGO @ South Johnston High School Auxiliary Gym
Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN THE FUTURE.*****   SJHS Band Boosters BINGO Fundraiser. Admission: $10 for 5 single use cards and dinner (2 hot dogs, chips and drink). Additional cards are available for purchase $10 for 15 cards. All proceeds will be used band equipment purchases and for camp and[...]
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Barn at Broadslab Open House and Bridal Tradeshow @ The Barn at Broadslab | Benson | North Carolina | United States
2:00 pm
The Barn at Broadslab Open House and Bridal Showcase is a complimentary event for couples planning a wedding and individuals interested in hosting an event at this beautiful venue. Are you looking for a venue, planner, caterer, photographer, florist, favors or other talented vendor for your special event? If so, you don’t want to miss[...]
Community Yard Sale @ Pleasant Hill Christian Church
Apr 4 @ 7:00 am
Community Yard Sale @ Pleasant Hill Christian Church | Benson | North Carolina | United States
7:00 am
Community yard sale/bake sale Large variety of items including a sofa, love seat, other small furniture pieces, clothes, toys/games, kitchen items, holiday decor, bedding and much more! Also lots of home made desserts for sale. If you would like to bring your own stuff to sell, you can reserve a space for $10. Please see[...]
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Taylor Schiess – Facebook Live Stream from The Clayton Center Stage @ The Clayton Center on Facebook
7:00 pm
The Clayton Center’s FACEBOOK LIVE series continues this Wednesday, April 15, with Taylor Schiess. Join us and connect with our community of local music lovers. Taylor’s performance begins at 7:00 PM at The Clayton Center’s Facebook page. The Facebook Live stream is free, but you can show your support by donating to Taylor’s Personal Tip[...]
2020 Mother Son Dance @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2020 Mother Son Dance @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
6:30 pm
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN THE FUTURE.****   You and your son are cordially invited to the 2020 Mother/Son Dance Saturday, April 18th 6:30 pm – 8: 30 pm Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center Ages: 5 and up $20 per couple Smithfield Resident $40 per couple Non-Resident $5 additional sons
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm
CANCELED – Don Friesen & Brad Upton @ The Clayton Center
8:00 pm
WATCH VIDEO Direct from Dry Bar Comedy… Don Friesen and Brad Upton! If you missed Don Friesen‘s hilarious Showtime one-hour special, Ask Your Mom, you’ve got to catch him live at The Clayton Center. Engaging, clever and just flat-out funny, Don captures the irony of parenting, marriage and everyday absurdities through characters, voices, parodies and[...]
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elle Stephens – Facebook Live Stream from The Clayton Center Stage @ The Clayton Center on Facebook
7:00 pm
The Clayton Center’s FACEBOOK LIVE series continues this Wednesday, April 22, with Elle Stephens. Join us on Facebook at 7 PM and connect with our community of local music lovers. The live stream is free, but you can show your support by donating to Elle’s Personal Tip Jar via CASHAPP: $theelleword (https://cash.app).
Bruce Naegelen – Facebook LiveStream Event from The Clayton Center Stage
7:00 pm
The Clayton Center’s FACEBOOK LIVE series continues this Wednesday, April 29, with the music of singer-songwriter Bruce Naegelen. Tune in for an hour of classic rock, pop, country and folk from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Join us on Facebook at 7 PM and connect with our community of local music lovers. The live stream is[...]
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rebel’s Fox Duo – Facebook LiveStream Event from The Clayton Center Stage @ The Clayton Center Facebook Live
7:00 pm
We’re at it again…The Clayton Center’s FACEBOOK LIVE series goes on this  Wednesday, May 6, at 7 PM. This week’s livestream features local southern rock and country duo Rebel’s Fox. Join us on our Facebook Live page at 7 PM and connect with our community of local music lovers. The live stream is free, but[...]
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Proton Jones Part II – Facebook LiveStream Event from The Clayton Center Stage @ The Clayton Center Facebook Live
7:00 pm
Proton Jones returns to The Clayton Center’s livestream stage, Wednesday, May 13, from 7:00-8:00 PM. Join us on our Facebook Live page and connect with our community of local music lovers. The live stream is free, but we ask that you support our artists through their personal Tip Jar via VENMO @proton-jones (https://venmo.com/).
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aaron Hamm & The Big River Band – Facebook LiveStream Event @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Aaron Hamm – the first local musician to appear on The Clayton Center’s Facebook Live concert series – returns on Wednesday, May 27, and he is bringing the Big River Band with him. You may have seen the band live before at a local venue or as part of the Clayton Town Square Concert Series.[...]
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heads Up Penny – Facebook LiveStream Event @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Heads Up Penny – a five-piece band based in Raleigh – has influences rooted in classic rock, country, funk and R&B. Their sound is as wide-spanning as it is refined.  The band has played the Lincoln Theatre, Pour House and the Clayton Town Square Concert Series, and they are on their way to The Clayton Center[...]
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rebel’s Fox – Livestream from The Clayton Center @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Rebel’s Fox is returning to The Clayton Center, and they’re bringing the full, four-piece band with them. Hang out with these talented musicians and enjoy some LIVE rock and country music – all without leaving the house. Rebel’s Fox is fronted by Stephanie Lynn, who sings lead vocals and plays rhythm guitar. Backing Stephanie is[...]
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Autumn Nicholas – Facebook Livestream from The Clayton Center @ The Clayton Center
7:00 pm
Autumn Nicholas is a vibrant, gifted artist, vocalist, songwriter and performer who has amazed audiences around the country. Reminiscent of the singer/songwriter sensibility of Julia Michaels, James Bray and Ed Sheeran, with the warmth of Adele and George Ezra, Nicholas’ lyrics and melodies tell stories – stories about love, pain, loss, and hope. Nicholas seamlessly[...]