Johnston County Event Calendar

Health Fair @ Benson Singing Grove
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hello, my name is Lataronette Alford and I would like to invite you to take part in our upcoming Making the Difference in Our Community Heath Fair. The goals of this event are to help spread the word about being more healthy and safe in our as well as to involve the community in our[...]
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Selma Saturdays Arts & Crafts Market @ Uptown Selma Gazebo | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Gather with friends and enjoy Live Local Entertainment and Browse Local Artists with Hand-Crafted items. Gazebo is located at the 100 Block of E. Anderson Street in Uptown Selma in the back parking lot of Town Hall. Dates for 2017: April 22, May 20, June 17, September 16, October 21, November 18 Time: 9am –[...]
Selma Historical Museum Presents the History and Legacy of Juneteenth @ Selma Historical Museum Historic Uptown Selma NC
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Selma Historical Museum Presents the History and Legacy of Juneteenth @ Selma Historical Museum Historic Uptown Selma NC | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Historian Eric Jackson will discuss the legacy and history of Juneteenth, Why it was celebrated why it fell out of fashion and why it is being celebrated again. Jackson will explore the origins and discuss why it is relevant today. The event will take place at the Selma Historic Museum 104 W. Anderson Street, Uptown[...]
Jul 4 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Selma All-American Festival @ Uptown Selma | Selma | North Carolina | United States
All- American Festival Come celebrate our nation’s birthday in Selma for a family-fun event featuring live entertainment, the Red, White & Chew Pie Eating Contest, a variety of vendors, special events and a children’s area. Come witness one of the best fireworks displays in Johnston County! Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Time: 5:00 p.m. –[...]
Individualism and Liberty in the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane [Little House Books] @ The Selma Historical Museum | Selma | North Carolina | United States
The Little House on the Prairire books have inspired generations. This event will explore the relationship between Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter Rose Wilder Lane and how the series came about. The program will also explore the message of Liberty and Individualism that the book teaches its readers. The program is free and will[...]
Urban Beach Party @ Uptown Selma
Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Urban Beach Party @ Uptown Selma | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Have a “Splashing Good Time” in Uptown Selma with the Urban Beach Party. We’re bringing the beach to Selma for kids and adults alike. All ages are welcome. TaylorMade DJ Services will spin the beach party tunes on South Raiford Street between Anderson and Railroad Streets from 4p-7p. Limbo contest, hula hoop contest and general[...]
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party @ Harrison Center for Active Aging
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party @ Harrison Center for Active Aging
The Selma Parks and Recreation department is organizing the Solar Eclipse “Get Mooned” Viewing party. To be held on the lawn at the Harrison Center for Active Aging on West Noble Street. “It’s important to have a large, flat area free of trees that is at least 170 feet above sea level for maximum eclipse[...]
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Selma Museum August Event:Sir Winston Churchill and Lady Nancy Astor Friends and Enemies in War and Peace @ Selma Historical Museum  104 West Anderson Street  Selma,NC | Selma | North Carolina | United States
A personal look at the relationship between Sir Winston Churchill and Lady Nancy Astor. Historian Eric Jackson will lead the August Museum Event at the Selma Museum, 104 West Anderson Street Selma,NC The event begins at 11:00AM August 26th and is free and open to the public. Information: ericselma15@gmail.com 919-333-4899        
Zaxby’s Movie Night @ Walker's Auto Parts
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Zaxby's Movie Night @ Walker's Auto Parts | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Come out early to pick your spot, get a movie snack or two and enjoy the feature presentation of SING with Zaxby’s and Selma Parks and Recreation! Meet at Walker Auto – 201 N. Raiford Street, Selma, NC. Bounce house, life-size games, activities and vendors all begin at 7pm. Movie will start at dusk. Feature[...]
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Sidewalk Sale @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Smithfield
Sep 16 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Smithfield Sidewalk Sale to support the ministries of the Episcopal Church Women. Everything priced to sell and great deals on furniture, clothing, jewelry, electronics, etc. The Brotherhood of St. Andrew will be selling hotdogs, chips, and sodas. Spend a delightful early fall day while you shop, take a quiet moment[...]
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am
Selma Saturdays Arts & Crafts Market @ Uptown Selma Gazebo | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Gather with friends and enjoy Live Local Entertainment and Browse Local Artists with Hand-Crafted items. Gazebo is located at the 100 Block of E. Anderson Street in Uptown Selma in the back parking lot of Town Hall. Dates for 2017: April 22, May 20, June 17, September 16, October 21, November 18 Time: 9am –[...]
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
West Johnston High School Car/Truck Show, Corn hole Tourney & Craft Fair @ West Johnston High School | Benson | North Carolina | United States
Annual Car/Truck Show with cash prizes and door prizes. Corn Hole Tournament for all ages. Craft fair. Supports athletic programs at WJHS.        
15th International Food and Music Festival @ J. Ashley Wall Towne Square
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:50 pm
15th International Food and Music Festival @ J. Ashley Wall Towne Square | Wendell | North Carolina | United States
Festival attendees get to taste the world while enjoying free music and dance entertainment, kids games, and outstanding raffle prizes. The festival features authentic foods from a dozen countries, including such favorites as Cajun gator bites, Ecuadoran fried plantains, Filipino Manilla Bay barbecue, Polish pierogie, and Salvadoran pupusas, as well as homemade desserts. Entertainment includes[...]
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        
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[...]
4-H Merry Market @ Johnston County Agricultural Center
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
4-H Merry Market @ Johnston County Agricultural Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Come do early Christmas shopping with over 30 vendors! We will also have drinks, snacks and baked goods to help you snack while you shop. Hourly Door Prizes for items from vendors, tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. We are currently taking registration from last year’s vendors. If we have space left at[...]
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
VICTORY CHURCH FALL FESTIVAL @ Victory Church | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Victory Church will host its annual Fall Festival Sat, Oct. 28, 1-4 pm. Everything FREE and open to the community! Four free shows featuring former Carolina Panthers’ football player, Shawn King, with a chance to win awesome door prizes! Also enjoy inflatables, games, candy, hot dogs & fixings, and much more! Costumes are fine, but[...]
Trunk or Treat @ Wildwood FWB Church
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Trunk or Treat @ Wildwood FWB Church | Garner | North Carolina | United States
Trunk or Treat -Safe & Family-Friendly alternative to going Door to Door -Free fun, treats, & Gospel        
Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum November Event: "A Tribute to George C. Marshall Citizen, Soldier, Statesman" A Presentation on the Legacy of A Great American @ Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum | Selma | North Carolina | United States
A Veteran’s Day Event that will pay tribute to the life and legacy of General George C. Marshall, Chief of Staff during WWII, Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense under President Truman. H was also the Nobel Pece Prize winner in 1953. The program will focus on Marshall’s personal and public life. Before the[...]
Holiday Craft and Vendor Sale @ Clayton Civitan Building
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Holiday Craft and Vendor Sale @ Clayton Civitan Building | Clayton | North Carolina | United States
Fundraiser for the Clayton Center for Active Aging – senior center. Crafters, Vendors and more will be set up for browsing and shopping on Saturday December 2nd in the Clayton Civitan Building. Kids Corner, Concessions, door prizes and more. Free admission. All ages welcome. Homemade craft items, one of a kind art pieces and your[...]
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Donnie Lee Strickland w/special guest Abby Stephens @ Rudy Theatre | Selma | North Carolina | United States
TAKING ME BACK TOUR 2018 *Johnston County native & Award winning Country Music Artist DONNIE LEE STRICKLAND returns to the Rudy Theatre stage in Selma on February 3rd, 2018. With special guest: Benson’s own singing sensation ABBY STEPHENS. Donnie was a cast member of the American Music Jubilee show in Selma for almost 14 years[...]
The Friendship of Mary Mcleod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt:A Black History Month Program Sponsored by the Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum @ The Harrison Center for Active Aging | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Eric Jackson will present a program that will focus on the iconic friendship of two iconic figures of the 20th century, Mar Mcleod Bethune and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The program will focus on their lives and the roles they both played in the education of African Americans, Women’s Rights, Social Issues. The Program is[...]
JCC Career in a Year Showcase @ Johnston Community College
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
JCC Career in a Year Showcase @ Johnston Community College | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Want to get trained and get to work? Not all careers require a two-year or four-year degree. JCC’s Career in a Year initiative promotes the many career and technical education programs that train students in a year or less. Join us March 20 at our Career in a Year Showcase and learn how JCC can[...]
The Other Royal Wedding: The Story of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor Max G. Creech Selma Museum Spring Event @ Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum | Selma | North Carolina | United States
As a prelude to the Royal Wedding in May, the Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum will present a program on the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. “The story of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor is timeless,”says Eric Jackson local historian and presenter of the program. The Windsors were the media darlings of the[...]
Substance Use Awareness Event @ Johnston Community College-Public Safety Building
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Substance Use Awareness Event @ Johnston Community College-Public Safety Building | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Community-Wide Substance Use Awareness Event, complete with guest speakers from the Mental Health realm, personal experience, and how substance use effects the whole family. A variety of vendors will be present such as treatment options, community resources, support groups, naloxone demonstration and education, pharmacies, and many others relating to mental health, substance use and misuse,[...]
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum's Annual Juneteenth Celebration @ The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Join the Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum as it celebrates the African American holiday of “Juneteenth”. The program will explore the history of the holiday beginning in Texas in 1865 when Union Army forces freed the enslaved persons in Galveston, Texas. The Event will then discuss how the holiday spread and grew and then[...]
Fit 2 Dance Marathon @ Nutrition 2 Fit Dance Studio
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fit 2 Dance Marathon @ Nutrition 2 Fit Dance Studio | Selma | North Carolina | United States
Fit 2 Dance Marathon Starts at 9am until 12noon Dance for an hour or you can dance all day. 5 coaches and Unlimited dancers All ages are welcome – no childcare will be offered Come out and enjoy some music, friends and fellowship FREE admission Complimentary water to all dancers HerbaLife products available for sale[...]
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[...]
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm
Dual Community Open House - Whitfield at Flowers Plantation & Knolls at the Neuse @ Knolls at the Neuse Community and Model
We welcome you to come out and see two of Smith Douglas Homes’ top selling communities: Whitfield at Flowers Plantation and Knolls at the Neuse! Nestled within two well-established communities, Whitfield and Knolls at the Neuse offer a variety of home options, perfect for every family! Whitfield is located within the highly sought-after master-planned community[...]
Selma Trunk or Treat @ Uptown Selma Gazebo
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Selma Trunk or Treat @ Uptown Selma Gazebo
Calling all ghosts, goblins, fairies, princesses and everything in between! Trunk or Treat is a fun and safe event that goes beyond trick or treating with entertainment by DJ Jim Earp, bounce houses, and plenty of frightening fun. Trunk or Treat will happen Rain or Shine! We are looking for local businesses, community organizations or[...]