Johnston County Event Calendar

Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Selma Civic Center
Feed your soul! Good music, Good Food and Good Friends. February 8th at the Selma Civic Center – 300 N. Webb Street, Selma, NC 11AM – 1PM FREE Admission All ages welcome Catered by – Speakers – Eric Jackson, Curator, Max G. Creech Historic Museum Talia Virgin, President, Johnston County Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority[...]
Feb 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Clayton Center
  The annual Granite Lodge 191 Father Daughter Dance is Saturday, February 15, from 6:30-9:30 PM. The event is open to all. Tickets are $40 per couple with no charge for additional daughters. Light refreshments will be served, and 1000 Words Photography will be on site providing 5 x 7 photos to all who would[...]
Feb 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Un- “Frozen” With CYT Grades: 3-5 Instructor: Stephanie Benner Tuition: $30 Are you more like fire, earth, air, or water? Explore characteristics of the four nature elements featured in Frozen 2. Students will identify and personify each spirit through movement and[...]
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
WATCH VIDEO Take Gilbert & Sullivan, add a twist of Broadway and stir! The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players present I’ve got a little Twist, a one-of-a-kind show that proves the Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire is as fun, fresh and full-of-life as three little maids from school! I’ve got a little Twist is where[...]
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
You & your father are Cordially invited to the 2020 Daddy Daughter Dance Ages: 3 and up
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
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[...]
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
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[...]
Feb 29 @ 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
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 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Acting Techniques Grades: 6-8 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $180 In this foundational course, students will expand their knowledge and understanding of stage acting techniques. Through the use of energetic theater exercises and improv, students will develop clear and expressive physicality,[...]
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
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 6 @ 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
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 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
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[...]
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Acting Techniques Grades: 6-8 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $180 In this foundational course, students will expand their knowledge and understanding of stage acting techniques. Through the use of energetic theater exercises and improv, students will develop clear and expressive physicality,[...]
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
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 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Dramatic Adventures Grades: K-2 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $120 Beloved children’s books will leap off the page (and dramatic adventures will abound!) as we explore the fundamentals of stage performance. Students will sharpen their acting skills through story dramatization, theater[...]
Mar 17 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. CYT Playmakers Grades: 3-5 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $150 Let your creative side run wild as we dive into playwriting and work together to create our own dynamic characters and original stories. Using our bodies, voices, and imaginations we’ll discover[...]
Mar 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Acting Techniques Grades: 6-8 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $180 In this foundational course, students will expand their knowledge and understanding of stage acting techniques. Through the use of energetic theater exercises and improv, students will develop clear and expressive physicality,[...]
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
WATCH VIDEO 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 name for herself coast to coast. From her 1995 major label folk/rock debut Last of[...]
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Johnston County Public Health Department
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.
Mar 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Dramatic Adventures Grades: K-2 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $120 Beloved children’s books will leap off the page (and dramatic adventures will abound!) as we explore the fundamentals of stage performance. Students will sharpen their acting skills through story dramatization, theater[...]
Mar 24 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. CYT Playmakers Grades: 3-5 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $150 Let your creative side run wild as we dive into playwriting and work together to create our own dynamic characters and original stories. Using our bodies, voices, and imaginations we’ll discover[...]
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Acting Techniques Grades: 6-8 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $180 In this foundational course, students will expand their knowledge and understanding of stage acting techniques. Through the use of energetic theater exercises and improv, students will develop clear and expressive physicality,[...]
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. 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[...]
Mar 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Dramatic Adventures Grades: K-2 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $120 Beloved children’s books will leap off the page (and dramatic adventures will abound!) as we explore the fundamentals of stage performance. Students will sharpen their acting skills through story dramatization, theater[...]
Mar 31 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. CYT Playmakers Grades: 3-5 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $150 Let your creative side run wild as we dive into playwriting and work together to create our own dynamic characters and original stories. Using our bodies, voices, and imaginations we’ll discover[...]
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Acting Techniques Grades: 6-8 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $180 In this foundational course, students will expand their knowledge and understanding of stage acting techniques. Through the use of energetic theater exercises and improv, students will develop clear and expressive physicality,[...]
Apr 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Dramatic Adventures Grades: K-2 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $120 Beloved children’s books will leap off the page (and dramatic adventures will abound!) as we explore the fundamentals of stage performance. Students will sharpen their acting skills through story dramatization, theater[...]
Apr 7 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. CYT Playmakers Grades: 3-5 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $150 Let your creative side run wild as we dive into playwriting and work together to create our own dynamic characters and original stories. Using our bodies, voices, and imaginations we’ll discover[...]
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Registration required. Register here. Visit Carolina Youth Theatre for more information about programs and performances. Acting Techniques Grades: 6-8 Instructor: Jordan Biggers Tuition: $180 In this foundational course, students will expand their knowledge and understanding of stage acting techniques. Through the use of energetic theater exercises and improv, students will develop clear and expressive physicality,[...]
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
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[...]