Painting, pottery in Selma
The Selma Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled the following arts events:
Summer paint party – Tuesday, Sept. 22. Paint an acorn, pumpkin or snowman cutout. The cost is $25. To reserve a seat, call You Define Art at 919-749-8720.
Pottery camp for kids – 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 19. Kids will paint a piece of pottery. The cost is $16, and the deadline to register is Sept. 11. For more information, call 919-975-1411.
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Pottery camp for adults – 3-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14. Adults will paint a tray. The cost is $25, and the deadline to register is Sept. 4. For more information, call 919-975-1411.
Pottery camp for adults 55 and older – 3-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14. Seniors will paint an owl using the bubble technique. The deadline to register is Sept. 4. For more information, call 919-975-1411.
Arts Faire to announce winners on Thursday
Clayton Visual Arts on Thursday will name the winners of its 17th annual Art Faire competition. A reception is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton.
Gaylon Pope in Selma
Gaylon Pope and SweetWater will perform Sept. 19 at The Rudy theater in Selma. Pope is a former vocalist and emcee for the American Music Jubilee. For ticket information, call 919-202-9927.
Country music in Selma
Here are upcoming shows at the Ice House Theatre, 112 N. Webb St., Selma: Raymond Bradley and the Ramblin’ Fever Band, Sept. 4; Roy Allen and Crossroads, Sept. 11; and “Austin City Limits” star Dale Watson, Sept. 15. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call 919-631-3797 or visit icehouseselma.com.
Comedy in Smithfield
The Neuse Little Theatre will present the comedy “Seniors of the Sahara” in September at The Hut on Front Street in downtown Smithfield. Show times are 8 p.m. Sept. 11-12, 3 p.m. Sept. 13 and 8 p.m. Sept. 18-19. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. For reservations, call 919-934-1873. Auditions for the musical “Something’s Afoot” are set for 7 p.m. Sept. 21-22, also at The Hut.
Chorale seeking voices for Christmas show
The Johnston County Chorale is seeking high school students and adults to sing in its Christmas show. Registration is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays at First Baptist Church, 202 S. Fourth St., Smithfield. Note: The chorale will not meet Sept. 7. Auditions are not required. The registration fee is $35 for adults and $25 for students. The Christmas show will be Dec. 19 in Clayton. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Youth theater to offer acting classes
This fall, the Clayton Youth Theater will offer beginning acting for middle and high school students. Barbette Hunter will teach the class, which will meet Sept. 8-Oct. 27. The cost is $160 for middle school students and $190 for high school students. Register online at claytonyouththeater.com/classes.html.
Drawing for adults
The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department will offer a drawing class for adults. A morning session will begin Sept. 15 and will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. An evening session, also starting Sept. 15, will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The cost is $40 for Clayton residents and $55 for nonresidents. For more information, call 919-553-1550.
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