Johnston County Event Calendar

Jan 8 – May 27 all-day The Drawing Table
Drawing Classes begin. A non-competitive, step-by-step drawing method for children and adults where self-expression and creativity can flourish.        
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Woodall's Fitness and Performance
Come Spend Your Memorial Day Morning at Woodall’s Fitness and Performance! Childcare, Prizes, Sneak Peak at our Summer class lineup and it’s All FREE! Open to the Public! Bring the Entire Family!        
May 28 @ 10:00 am Four Oaks Town Hall
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING and SPECIAL MEETING Economic Development (N.C.G.S. §158-7.1(a)) The Johnston County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Four Oaks Town Hall located at 304 N. Main Street, Four Oaks, North Carolina. The[...]
May 29 @ 6:00 pm The Clayton Center
Tippy Toes Dance Studio of Princeton celebrates 15 years of dancing with their Spring Birthday Celebration recital. Tickets go on sale on May 1, at 10 AM.         
May 30 @ 6:00 pm The Clayton Center
Tippy Toes Dance Studio of Princeton celebrates 15 years of dancing with their Spring Birthday Celebration recital. Tickets go on sale on May 1, at 10 AM.         
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Smith Collins Park
We will have a DJ. games to play and snacks.        
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Ava Gardner Museum
Join in the celebration of the new exhibit opening, “Ava: My Real Story”, with food by Simple Twist Restaurant and music by the Carolina Bluenotes from Benson.        
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Ava Gardner Museum
Visit the museum in Downtown Smithfield for the new exhibit, Ava: My Real Story, heritage tours to Ava’s birthplace, childhood home, and gravesite, and watch “The Barefoot Contessa” movie in the museum’s theatre.        
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm First Christian Church
Free Community Event for everyone of all ages…Everyone’s Invited to the 2nd Annual South Smithfield Community Day Picnic to be held Saturday, June 1st 11am til 2pm. Free food and games on the church yard for everyone! This is a Free Community Event sponsored by First Christian Church 1001 S. Crescent Dr Smithfield , NC[...]
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm The Clayton Center
The Dance Academy by Premier Athletics presents its 2019 Spring Recital, A World of Adventure, on Saturday, June 1, at 2 PM. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door        
Jun 1 @ 8:30 pm Gertrude Johnson Park (1222 W Market St)
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come join in the fun of watching a movie under the stars. Also bring a picnic for the family to enjoy while you watch the movie.        
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm Woodall's Fitness and Performance
Ages 4 thru 7th Graders are invited to enjoy a Summer Filled with Friend, Fitness and FUN! Call 919-553-0700 to reserve your child’s spot today!        
Jun 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.        
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm The Clayton Center
Main Street, USA features 90 minutes of great music from the 50s, 60s, and 70s by your Around Town Singers and Orchestra. The show celebrates the return of great little Main Streets all across the nation.  You’ll be peering down a replica of none other than Main Street Clayton as you enjoy and sing along[...]
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – Jun 27 @ 11:00 am Smith Collins Park
Kidz @ Play Camp Smithfield Parks and Recreation Dates:June 24th-June 27th Time: 9AM-11AM Resident Fee $2 per day or $8 for the week. Non-resident $4 per day or $16 for the week. Register online or at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center.        
Jun 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Clayton Center
Launching for the first time in 2019, Stage Right is a three-week camp giving 6th-8th grade students the opportunity to explore the components of musical theatre and develop the skills necessary to be successful on stage. Each week will focus on a different skill set – acting, singing, and dancing. Offering small class sizes and[...]
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm W.J. Barefoot Auditorium
Johnston Now Honors is a countywide awards ceremony designed to recognize local heroes who go above and beyond for our community.        
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Uptown Selma
Come to Selma and celebrate our nation’s birth for a fantastic family-fun event. Join us for FREE children’s activities, watermelon slices, Tommy The Train Rides, DJ Jim Earp. Fireworks start at 9:15pm — come early for best viewing. Commercial and Food vendors at Festival grounds. A Family-Friendly event sure to please. Date: Thursday, July 4,[...]
Jul 11 @ 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.