Johnston County Event Calendar

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!        
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm The Clayton Center
2019 Clayton Wedding Expo The FREE Clayton Wedding Expo will host up to 30 vendors and provide the perfect atmosphere for brides to meet and chat with local wedding service providers. Brides can also take advantage of great giveaways and gather some wonderful ideas to help complete their wedding planning. Pre-registration is not required for[...]
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm The Clayton Center
2019 Clayton Wedding Expo The FREE Clayton Wedding Expo will host up to 30 vendors and provide the perfect atmosphere for brides to meet and chat with local wedding service providers. Brides can also take advantage of great giveaways and gather some wonderful ideas to help complete their wedding planning. Pre-registration is not required for[...]
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Temple Church
Join the Johnston County Opioid Task Force and North Carolina Harm Reduction to learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. This training will teach you how to administer the live-saving overdose reversal tool-Naloxone-as well as provide education on laws and resources in NC and Johnston County. Free Event. Call 919-989-5200 to register.        
Feb 7 @ 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.        
Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm The Clayton Center
North Carolina based songstress Yolanda Rabun is a fierce performer whose versatility allows her to master all styles of music. Her shows are engaging, full of passion, and include straight-ahead and contemporary jazz, blues, folk, pop and even gospel. A skilled singer with a natural storytelling instinct, Yolanda will WOW you with her boundless energy, inventiveness[...]
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm Selma Public Library
Johnston County Writers Group meets the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm at the Selma Public Library, 301 N Pollock St in Selma. Facilitated by retired educator Gary Ridout. Visiting authors, craft talks, networking and more. Free to the public. Look for our group on Facebook and Meetup.com        
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield
Join local book author, Heather R. Pope, as she launches her first book titled, “Mia and the Lemonade Solution”. Families are invited to bring their children for light refreshments and children’s activities. Miss North Carolina will lead a special reading of the book during the event at approximately 11 a.m. The event will take place[...]
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm The Clayton Center
Dress in your Sunday best, and bring your daughter or daughters out to the annual Father & Daughter Dance sponsored by Granite Lodge 191 on Saturday, February 16, from 6:30-10 PM. The dance is open to all. Tickets are $40 per dad and daughter or daughters, and light refreshment will be served. 1000 Words Photography will be on[...]
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm Rudy Theater
IN CONCERT: Award winning country artist and Johnston County native Donnie Lee Strickland comes home to perform LIVE@theRudy in Selma, NC. With very special guest Ricky Cook (Nashville recording artist). Donnie was a cast member of the American Music Jubilee variety show in Selma for fourteen years, before headlining two of his own shows at[...]