Here are upcoming events and festivals in Johnston County in October. For details, visit http://johnstoncountync.org/.
Ava’s Closet, a fashion exhibit – Oct. 1 at the Ava Gardner Museum, 325 E. Market St., Smithfield.
Railroad Days festival – Oct. 2-3, mostly along East Anderson Street in uptown Selma.
Clayton Fear Farm, both daytime and nighttime – throughout October at Boyette Family Farms, 1620 Loop Road, Clayton.
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Barn dancing – Oct. 3 at the Tobacco Farm Life Museum, 709 N. Church St., Kenly.
Pumpkin Festival – Oct. 10 along Railroad Street in Wilson’s Mills.
Clayton Shindig – Oct. 10 on Town Square, 110 W. Main St., Clayton.
Fall festival and living history program – Oct. 17 at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, 5466 Harper House Road, Four Oaks.
Annie Moses Band – Oct. 24 at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton.
Benson Harvest Festival – Oct. 24 in the Singing Grove, 406 E. Main St., Clayton.
Clayton Piano Festival’s “Night of the Living Composers” – Oct. 30 at the Wagner House, 121 E. Main St., Clayton.