Hello, July! We’re ready for another month of Johnston County Summer Fun! Here is our list of family events happening right here in JoCo. Enjoy, and we hope you get a chance to attend some of these awesome activities this month!
Smithfield River Rat Regatta on the Neuse
July 13th, 2019
Neuse River Boat Ramp, Downtown Smithfield, NC
Join Downtown Smithfield in their 2nd Annual River Rat Regatta! The fun starts at 4PM; watch as 2-person teams race down the Neuse River in handmade cardboard boats. Awards will be given for different divisions, The Justin Kyle Band will be performing, and food trucks will be on site. You won’t want to miss this memorable (and hilarious) race!
Downtown Clayton Movie Night-Wizard of OZ
July 12th, 2019
Clayton Town Square- 110 West Main St, Downtown Clayton
Downtown Clayton is hosting a series of movie nights over the next few months, and for the Wizard of OZ’s 80th anniversary they will be playing this classic on the big screen. The movie starts when the sun goes down, but the fun starts at 6 PM with face painting, food trucks, a bouncy house, games, and more! No tickets required! Bring your own blankets, drinks, and food and enjoy a classic under the stars.
Sip + Shop: A Last Friday in Clayton Celebration
July 26th, 2019
5:30PM – 8:30 PM
301 E. Main St. Clayton
Sip + Shop is a fun shopping and wine tasting event in which guests walk along the streets of Downtown Clayton, visiting local businesses, viewing artists in action, and participating in the wine tasting. Golf carts will be available for easy transport. Join the downtown fun!
Pickling and Fermentation Workshop
July 14th, 2019
Under the Oak Cafe-135 3rd St, Smithfield
Learn how to pickle like a pro with Under the Oak Cafe! Chef Blake Gotliffe will show you his secrets to pickle perfection. From their website: “…Vinegar pickles, salt brine fermentation, and sauerkraut/kimchi method!…We will provide all the ingredients, vessels, Under the Oak T-shirts, and lunch!” Sounds like a blast, and a very informative workshop!