Johnston County Event Calendar

Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church
Saturday, October 20 7:00 – 9:00pm Description:Nicole Unice is a popular author, Bible teacher, and counselor. Her practical tools will help you navigate the daily ups and downs of life. Nicole offers tips to take the hard, hurtful, and confusing moments and turn them into opportunities to grow in wisdom, strength, and joy. Learn how[...]
Oct 25 all-day The Piazza at Portofino
CARNIVAL! Party Music from Around the World – October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm The Piazza at Portofino, 67 Paraggi Court Clayton, NC 27527 The season continues at Portofino in Clayton, with “Carnival”, a fun, family-oriented program developed by pianist Janice Fehlauer, featuring “party music” from around the world. Whether the holiday is called Shrovetide,[...]
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm Smithfield Community Park
Come dressed in your favorite costume. We will give everyone who participates a hauntingly good gift. Meet at the large playground to the left in Smithfield Community Park (Rotary Shelter). Bring your jack-o-lantern or pillowcase to collect your treasure. Ages: 3-12 years old        
Oct 26 @ 7:25 pm The Farm at 42
TWO’S A CROWD – OCTOBER 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm The Farm at 42, 1075 Lynch Road Selma, NC 27576 The final concert at The Farm at 42 will feature the dynamic Anderson and Roe Duo. Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, GREG ANDERSON and ELIZABETH JOY ROE are revolutionizing[...]
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Smithfield Community Park
Contestant information In order to participate you must email Officer V. Denoble at Vjdenoble@smithfieldpd.org to enter and receive more information. All contestants will provide a vehicle with a decorated trunk and wear a costume. All candy and prizes will be provided. Prizes will be given to top three trunks. Trunk or Treater information Ages 0-12[...]
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
Three of the voices that defined 90s country music – Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye – join forces in the Roots & Boots tour. Combined, the trio has amassed more than 40 Top 10 radio smash hits and sold more than 25 million albums. Don’t miss these iconic country artists as they come[...]
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm 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[...]
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Admission to the facility is 4 canned goods or non-perishable food items.        
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm The Clayton Center
The Woman’s Club of Clayton presents the 14th Annual Taste of Carolina Cuisine on Friday, November 2, at 6:30 PM at The Clayton Center. Enjoy food samples from local restaurants and vote for your favorites. Participate in the Silent Auction to purchase some great items. Save the date and join the Woman’s Club for an[...]
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Make three different ornaments to give as gifts or take home. Ages 7-12        
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm St. Ann Catholic Church
St. Ann Catholic Church is holding a Craft Fair on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. We will be having many vendors, raffles and prizes. There will be a Food Court, serving breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks. There is something for everyone.        
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church
Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church Annual Fall Festival-(Old Fellowship Hall) Chicken Pastry 4-7 PM Eat in or carry out $7 per plate. Auction begins at 7 PM featuring homemade items such as woodwork, photography, quilts, jams, jellies, pottery, paintings and other items! Hot dogs, Hamburgers, French Fries & Drinks $1 available by Youth during Auction[...]
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm The Clayton Center
This workshop will discuss the importance of planning, self-care and ways of honoring, remembering and celebrating your loved ones at the holidays.         
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
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 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Clayton Center
  Royal Wood, Canadian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, has established himself as a true musical talent. Since being proclaimed “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft – maintaining an unmistakable identity while uncovering and reinventing his sound. Wood has two albums that have debuted in[...]
Nov 10 @ 10:45 am – 4:00 pm Selma, NC
Selma Antique Wine Train Saturday, November 10 After arriving at Selma’s Historic Union Depot, participants will be transported to Uptown Selma for Lunch and Antique shopping along Raiford, Railroad and Anderson streets. Board the party bus for Hinnant Family Vineyards in Pine Level for a tour of the facility and tasting. Return back to Historic[...]
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
design three different cookies        
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am Smithfield Community Park
Fee : unwrapped toy or gift card Ages: all ages Don’t be a bad banana with a greasy black peel! Join us and give until your heart is 3 sizes too big! Join us for our 6th Annual Grinch Stink Stank Stunk 5k Toy Run and Jingle Bell Jog. All particpants are asked to bring[...]
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Tickets on sale October 1 at 10 AM. Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas show the way they used to be. Sing along to all of your favorite songs of the season, plus enjoy comedy, carols and a sing-along. The show features the Around Town Singers and a 25-piece orchestra, plus special guests that you won’t want to[...]
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm The Clayton Center
Students from Tippy Toes Dance Studio in Princeton perform this beloved holiday classic.   Tickets go on sale Monday, October 1, at 10 AM. Seating for this performance is reserved.         
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Uptown Selma
Here’s the perfect way to begin the holiday season and create a fun family and friends tradition. Join as Selma presents the Christmas parade, lighting up the night sky with twinkling lights. Of course that most important visitor of all will join the lineup; Santa Claus. Selma will be hopping with excitement as the Christmas[...]
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
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 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Clayton Center
During this experiential workshop, participants will discuss further ways to honor, remember and celebrate those who have died. Participants will create a commemorative luminary. This workshop is for individual adults as well as families. Children and teens are invited and encouraged to participate with their parents in this workshop.        
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm Johnston County Public Library
We will be lighting up the holiday season with the lighting of the Town’s Christmas Tree. The tree is located at the corner of Third & Market Street, right in front of the library. Join us for hot chocolate, entertainment, and a special guest from the North Pole.        
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Clayton Center
The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra swings back through Clayton with a holiday show guaranteed to brighten the season. Enjoy holiday classics – along with your favorite American standards – presented with the charm and extraordinary jazz musicianship of Jeremy Davis, Clay Johnson and the Equinox Orchestra. $35   VIEW  VIDEO CLIP | PURCHASE         
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Run Around and dance to Christmas music and make a reindeer ornament. Register by December 7th (5 person Minimum) Sign up at SRAC front desk.        
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm 6th and Market Street
Bring out your families and celebrate the holiday season with the Smithfield Christmas parade. If you are interested in participating applications can be found in the SRAC lobby, online at smithfield-nc.com, or by contacting Tiffany Pearson 919-934-2148 ext. 107        
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Historic Union Depot
All aboard! Join us for an unforgettable seasonal journey on the Selma Santa Train. Young and old will be whisked off to enjoy the round trip ride with Santa on board. Does Santa really like juice and cookies? You’ll find out as they are served while on the train. Families are encourage to wear their[...]
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm The Clayton Center
Tickets on sale October 1 at 10 AM. The Johnston County Chorus presents A Christmas Spectacular, its annual holiday show featuring all of your favorite seasonal songs and skits. Special guests this year include dancers from Artistry in Motion dance studio.         
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Tickets on sale October 1 at 10 AM. The Johnston County Chorus presents A Christmas Spectacular, its annual holiday show featuring all of your favorite seasonal songs and skits. Special guests this year include dancers from Artistry in Motion dance studio.