Johnston County Event Calendar

May 20 @ 5:00 pm
Joan Baker School of Dance presents the spring 2018 recital “These Shining Stars.” Recital times are Saturday at 5 PM, and Sunday at 5 PM.         
Substance Use Awareness Event @ Johnston Community College-Public Safety Building
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Substance Use Awareness Event @ Johnston Community College-Public Safety Building | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Community-Wide Substance Use Awareness Event, complete with guest speakers from the Mental Health realm, personal experience, and how substance use effects the whole family. A variety of vendors will be present such as treatment options, community resources, support groups, naloxone demonstration and education, pharmacies, and many others relating to mental health, substance use and misuse,[...]
Premier Dance Studio @ The Clayton Center
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Premier Dance Studio @ The Clayton Center
Premier Dance Studio presents its 2018 spring recital, Dancing Through The Seasons. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $12 at the door, plus sales tax and fees.         
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.        
DancEnergy @ The Clayton Center
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am
DancEnergy @ The Clayton Center
DancEnergy of Rolesville presents its annual spring recital, Showcase 2018. Tickets are $11, plus sales tax and fees through May 31. Beginning June 1, tickets are $12, plus sales tax and fees. Call the box office for more information.         
1 st Annual River Rat Regaa @ Smithfield Town Commons Boat Ramp
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am
1 st Annual River Rat Regaa @ Smithfield Town Commons Boat Ramp | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Can you build a boat out of cardboard, have it hold 2 people and float down the river? We challenge you! Join us for the first River Rat Regatta on the Neuse. Boats can only be built with cardboard, glue and duct tape. Card board tubes can’t be used. Paddles must be built of the[...]
Play-Well Legos @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Jun 18 – Jun 22 all-day
Play-Well Legos @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Minecraft Engineering Ages: 5-6 9am-12pm play-well-registration.com/course/67457 Minecraft Master Engineering Ages: 7-12 1pm-4pm play-well-registration.com/course/67458        
Kidz @ Play @ Smith Collins Park
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 11:00 am
Kidz @ Play @ Smith Collins Park | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
Kidz @ Play When: June 25th-28th Smithfield Parks & Recreation will be holding a sports camp at Smith-Collins Park. The camp will be from 9AM-11AM. Each day we will focus on a different sport. We will finish camp with an ice cream social on Thursday at 11am (parents are welcome) Ages 5-13 Register by 6/15.        
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.        
Play-Well Engineering @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center
Jul 16 – Jul 20 all-day
Play-Well Engineering @ Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
July 16th-July 20th Intro to Stem Ages: 5-6 9am-12pm play-well-registration.com/course/67459 Stem Challenge Ages: 7-12 1pm-4pm play-well-registration.com/course/67460        
Artzy Kidz Play @ Smith Collins Park
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 11:00 am
Artzy Kidz Play @ Smith Collins Park | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States
When: July 23rd-26th Ages: 5-12 Cost: Residents $2 per day or $8 for the week Non-residents $4 per day or $16 for the week Smithfield Parks & Recreation and SRAC are partnering to bring a craft and activity camp to Smith-Collins Park. We will average making two different crafts a day. The camp wil be[...]
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.        
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.        
Acorn Festival @ Acorn Festival
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Acorn Festival @ Acorn Festival  | Four Oaks | North Carolina | United States
Join us in Downtown Four Oaks for family fun including children’s activities, live entertainment, handmade craft vendors, antique car and tractor show, food trucks, and much more!        
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.        
Roots & Boots Tour @ The Clayton Center
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm
Roots & Boots Tour @ The Clayton Center
Don’t Miss Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin & Collin Raye Individual tickets on sale Monday, August 13, 10 AM. 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[...]
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.        
Royal Wood @ The Clayton Center
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Royal Wood @ 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[...]
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.        
Fabulous Equinox Orchestra @ The Clayton Center
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fabulous Equinox Orchestra @ 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 Individual tickets on sale Monday, August 13, at 10[...]
Yolanda Rabun @ The Clayton Center
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm
Yolanda Rabun @ 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[...]
James Judd with Jen Kober @ The Clayton Center
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm
James Judd with Jen Kober @ The Clayton Center
James Judd is a stand-up storyteller and radio personality from NPR’s Snap Judgment, the legendary improv troupe The Groundlings, and The New Faces of the Hollywood Improv. Often compared to David Sedaris and Oscar Wilde, James weaves comic, autobiographical tales that crowd the stage with hilarious characters and situations. James will be joined by Jen Kober who brings[...]
Lee Roy Parnell @ The Clayton Center
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm
Lee Roy Parnell @ The Clayton Center
Lee Roy Parnell returns, bringing his “soulful vocal delivery and blistering array of guitar chops,” to the stage. The multiple Grammy Award nominee is widely recognized as one of the best slide guitar players on the planet. Don’t miss this chance to see Lee Roy live as he performs his brand of Texas blues, Memphis soul,[...]