Johnston County Event Calendar

Sep
23
Sat
Selma 150th Anniversary Presents:Farm Day @ Uptown Selma,NC
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Selma 150th Anniversary Presents:Farm Day @ Uptown Selma,NC | Selma | North Carolina | United States

A day celebrating the Farm heritage of Selma. Cornhole, Farm Equipment displays, Food, Local authors, Baby Contest, Pecan Pie Contest. The Event will be held September 23rd from 11:00AM-4:00PM. Event will be held uptown Selma, NC
A Salute to First Responders will also be held. Information 919-333-499

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Back to School Bash! @ Parker's Martial Arts Academy
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm
Back to School Bash! @ Parker's Martial Arts Academy

Come on down to our brand new facility and check out all that Parker’s Martial Arts Academy has to offer.

There will be fantastic martial arts demonstrations, free classes for anti-bullying and self-defense, information about our Homeschool and After-School programs, refreshments, raffles for great prizes, and more!

12:00-12:30 – Stand Up Against Bullying
12:30-1:00 – Street Self-Defense for Women
1:00-1:30 – I’m Not Target – abduction defense for kids
1:30-2:00 – Martial Arts Class for all ages

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Oct
1
Sun
North Carolina Grape Stomp @ Gregory Vineyards
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
North Carolina Grape Stomp @ Gregory Vineyards | Angier | North Carolina | United States

$5.00 Entry Fee
Admission includes: Grape Stomp, Trolley Rides, Music and Free Splash & Dash Tastings
Full wine tastings available for purchase in the tasting room at regular price.

NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO GROUPON OR LIVING SOCIALS ACCEPTED DURING THIS EVENT.

Grapes:
We have completed the harvest of our crop for the year. Guests will be allowed to pick and eat grapes from our vineyard at no charge during this event.

Food available for purchase:
Shrimp, Flounder or BBQ with slaw and hushpuppies
Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, French Fries, Corn on Cob, Lemonade, Pepsi Products and Tea

BBQ Sauce Contest:
Vinegar Based and Tomato Based
1st place – $50 Gift Certificate
2nd place – $25 Gift Certificate
Winner will be announced at 3 pm
Entries must be received by 9 pm on Saturday, September 30

Lucille Ball Look-A-Like Contest:
Dress up in your best Lucy attire!
1st place – $50 Gift Certificate
2nd place – $25 Gift Certificate

Vendor Showcase:
Start your holiday shopping early!

$50.00 per space
If you would like a space, contact Mary Elizabeth Gregory at 919-255-0681. You will have to provide your own tables.

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Jan
20
Sat
2nd Annual Polar Bear Run @ Uptown Selma - Webb and Waddell Street
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2nd Annual Polar Bear Run @ Uptown Selma - Webb and Waddell Street  | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Join us for the 2nd Annual Polar Bear Run 5K through Uptown Selma.
Registration is on the day of the event.
$10 per runner — pets are free of charge
50% of proceeds will help Kosmic Kittens adoption services.

Run with your DOG, CAT, BIRD, LIZARD, GOLDFISH, WHATEVER!
(Must clean up if pet makes waste and all pets must be on leash)

Hot Chocolate, Coffee & Donuts available for purchase prior to the Run. This is an unsanctioned run – Timer will be available for those interested in knowing their run time.

Lots of fun, pictures and laughs — See you there!
Please call Melissa at Selma Parks and Recreation for more information.
919-965-9841 ext 8003

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May
18
Fri
Selma Movie Night @ Uptown Selma
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Selma Movie Night @ Uptown Selma | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Come out early pick your spot, get a movie snack or two and hang out and enjoy entertainment before the movie. Here’s the best part – IT’S FREE! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and favorite movie dates and enjoy the feature presentation of Coco with Zaxby’s of Smithfield and Selma Parks and Recreation! All movies start at dusk.

What is Coco About?
Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Written by Disney/Pixar

In case of inclement weather, movies will be rescheduled. Visit Selma Parks and Recreation facebook page for the latest information.

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Jun
7
Thu
Rise Up! Roadshow – Johnston County @ Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rise Up! Roadshow - Johnston County @ Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Economic, racial and environmental justice go hand in hand. We can ensure the well-being of our communities by moving toward a clean energy economy and turning away the dirty energy projects planned for our region. Please join us for the Rise Up! Roadshow, an evening of film and storytelling to create the future we deserve!

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Jul
11
Wed
Sweet Tea and Spicy Talk: Fun and Fellowship at the Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum @ Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum 104 West Anderson Street Selma.NC
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm
Sweet Tea and Spicy Talk: Fun and Fellowship at the Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum @ Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum 104 West Anderson Street Selma.NC | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Please Join the Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum Wednesdays in July for Sweet Tea and Spicy Talk a fun event that will promote community and fellowship. The Museum will provide iced tea and cookies you provide the conversation. the events begin at 11:00 AM at the museum 104 West Anderon Street Historic Uptown Selma.NC information 919-333-4899 ericselma15@gmail.com

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Sep
8
Sat
Adams Vineyards Annual (& Final) Grape Stomp Festival @ Adams Vineyards
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Adams Vineyards Annual (& Final) Grape Stomp Festival @ Adams Vineyards | North Carolina | United States

Join Adams Vineyards to celebrate our 10th and final year! Our Fall Festival is happening this Saturday, September 8th from 12-4 pm. Grape stomping competitions will be held throughout the afternoon and there will be music, food, wine tastings and a bouncy house for the kids. Admission is free and open to the public. Stomp raffle tickets, wine tastings and food will be an extra charge. See our website or the Adams Vineyards Grape Stomp Festival Facebook page for more information.

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Sep
21
Fri
FREE Movie Night @ Uptown Selma
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm

Come out early pick your spot, get a movie snack or two and hang out and enjoy entertainment before the movie. Here’s the best part – IT’S FREE! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and favorite movie dates and enjoy the feature presentation of Coco with Zaxby’s of Smithfield and Selma Parks and Recreation! All movies start at dusk.

Meet at Walker Auto – 201 N. Raiford Street, Selma, NC. Bounce house, life-size games, activities, vendors and of course, Zaxby’s Chicken will be available starting at 7pm. Movie will start at dusk.

What is Coco About?
Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Written by Disney/Pixar

In case of inclement weather, we will move the event to Richard B. Harrison Gym. Visit Selma Parks and Recreation Facebook page for the latest information.

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Oct
6
Sat
43rd Annual Railroad Days Festival @ Uptown Selma
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
43rd Annual Railroad Days Festival @ Uptown Selma | Selma | North Carolina | United States

Selma Railroad Days is entering its 43rd consecutive year. This event is held the first weekend in October each year. Selma Railroad Days celebrates everything that is Selma, NC.
The Railroad Days Festival kicks off Friday night with the Chew Chew Food Truck Rodeo.
Saturday’s Festival starts with a parade and features live entertainment on three different stages, food vendors, Helicopter Rides, Truck and Car show, special events, a kids zone with inflatables and a model train display at Historic Union Station.
Click the information on the right to learn more about each component of the Railroad Days Festival in Selma, NC. See for yourself why the Railroad Days Festival cannot be missed!

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