Johnston County Event Calendar

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 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am First Christian Church-Smithfield
Join us for our 4th annual Breakfast with Santa to be held Saturday , December, 8th from 9am til 11am in the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall.Free Pancakes will be served plus children can get their photo taken for free with Santa and each child will receive a gold coin to go shopping for a[...]
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 11 @ 10:00 am The Clayton Center
        
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 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Barn at Broadslab
The Clayton Piano Festival has set the date for the third annual Holiday Gala for December 13th at The Barn at Broadslab near Benson, NC. This year’s concert will feature performers Josh and Lindsey Wright’s classical take on traditional holiday favorites. “The couple will delight audiences with Holiday favorites from both the classical and popular[...]
Dec 15 all-day The Clayton Center
Join us as The Johnston County Chorus presents “A Christmas Spectacular” along with special guests Artistry in Motion Dance Studio. This annual Christmas favorite is filled with pop and secular Christmas music the whole family will enjoy! The show will also include a joyous filled sacred half as we celebrate the Reason for the Season.[...]
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Selma Historic Union Depot
Join in the holiday spirit and browse the Selma Saturdays Arts & Crafts Market Historic Union Depot located at 500 E. Railroad Street, Selma Hand-crafted items for everyone on your list. For more information, please contact Selma Parks and Recreation at 919-975-1411        
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.         
Jan 4 – Jan 10 all-day Roberta's $5 Bling
This event is open to all. It’s online and you may win prizes and/or the BIG prize of Mystery Hostess!! Everything at this event it $1 to $5. Online/24/7 until Jan. 10th.        
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.        
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm Center for Active Aging (Senior Center)
Local Artist, Linda Stevens, has volunteered to teach painting at the Benson Center for Active Aging beginning in Jan 2019. Linda is an Oil Painter and artist from the Benson area and is excited about teaching others to paint and enjoy the art they see each and every day. Please contact the Center to get[...]
Jan 10 @ 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.        
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm The Clayton Center
To schedule your appointment go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code Clayton.        
Jan 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Join us this Friday for live bluegrass music, delicious coffee, and a chance to eat classic comfort food at Lorraine’s Kitchen Food Truck (Opens at 5 PM). Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road will be playing amazing bluegrass music, and will make sure you are having a great time! We hope to see you here!        
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
We will be having live blues playing here at Lorraine’s Coffee House & Music, as well as fresh coffee being served and delicious treats available! Stop on by for the show!        
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Everyone absolutely LOVES Lorraine’s House Band. They will get you up and moving on what becomes a dance floor! Playing classic covers and serving hot coffee all night long is what this day is about! We hope to see you here!        
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Come join us here at Lorraine’s Coffee House for live bluegrass music from amazing artists! We will also be serving delicious coffee and treats while you enjoy the show!        
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am Selma, NC
Saturday, January 19, 2019 10:00 – Uptown Selma Join us for the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Run 5K through Uptown Selma. Registration is on the day of the event. $10 per runner — pets are free of charge Run with your DOG, CAT, BIRD, LIZARD, GOLDFISH, WHATEVER! (Must clean up if pet makes waste and[...]
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Uptown Selma
Saturday, January 19, 2019 10:00 – Uptown Selma Join us for the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Run 5K through Uptown Selma. Registration is on the day of the event at the corner of Webb and Waddell Streets $10 per runner — pets are free of charge Run with your DOG, CAT, BIRD, LIZARD, GOLDFISH, WHATEVER![...]
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Stop by Saturday to attend a live classic country show! We will have great music, a comfortable atmosphere, and hot coffee! Hope to see you here!        
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
Friday, January 25th we will be having a live bluegrass show! Stop on by for delicious coffee, a comfortable atmosphere, and a great show!        
Jan 27 @ 1:45 pm – Jan 28 @ 5:15 am The Clayton Center
Main Street Dance Studio of Fuquay-Varina hosts its Winter Recitals. Show times are 1:45 pm, 3:30 pm and 5:15 pm. Tickets for these recitals are only available by calling or stopping by The Clayton Center Box Office.        
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm The Clayton Center
The one and only Dr. Professor Kubínek is a comic genius, virtuoso vaudevillian and all-round charmer who gives audiences an utterly joyous experience they’ll remember for a lifetime. His latest creation, Tomáš Kubínek – Miracle Man, is a rip-roaring revival of strong-man stunts, snake-healings and mass-hypnosis that leaves audiences dazed, beaming and in love with[...]
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Lorraine's Coffee House & Music
We will have live bluegrass music and hot coffee! Come join us Friday, February 1st for the show!