• Prinus Productions Presents Noche Gaitera 2019

    Friday, November 22, 8:30 PM

  • The Holiday Soul Book

    Saturday, December 6, 8 PM

  • Around Town Singers and Orchestra

    Saturday, December 7, 8 PM

  • Johnston County Chorus

    Saturday, December 14, 1 PM & 7 PM

  • Friday, February 21, 8 PM

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Ready. Set. Bake!

If you think you have what it takes to create the best gingerbread house in town, get out the sugar, turn on your oven and start constructing your entry for the 2019 Clayton Gingerbread House Contest.

Sponsored by The Tina Barletta Team at HTR, in partnership with The Clayton Center and Clayton Visual Arts, the contest is open to Johnston County residents in the following categories: Youth – 17 and under; Adult – 18 and over; and Professional – chefs, bakers, caterers and artists.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category. Entries will be judged by members of Clayton Visual Arts. Winning entries will be announced on Thursday, December 5.

All contest entries will be on public display during business hours at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second Street in downtown Clayton, from November 27 through December 23.

For a complete list of submission deadlines, entry application and contest rules, visit AddressYourDreams.com/Contest.

Veterans Day Closure

The Clayton Center, along with all other Town of Clayton facilities, will be closed on Monday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Tickets to all events at The Clayton Center will be available online at theclaytoncenter.com during this time. Thank you.


Clayton Proud

If you’re around town and looking for something to do this month, stop on by The Clayton Center and take in Clayton Visual Arts’ November art exhibit. In recognition of Clayton’s 150th anniversary, this month’s photographic exhibit celebrates those who serve the Town of Clayton – its employees. When you “Think Clayton. Think Pride.” This […]


Clayton Piano Festival Presents Clayton at 150 Gala

The Clayton Piano Festival closes its 8th season with a celebration of the Town of Clayton’s 150th birthday. CPF will present local history through music and documentary film clips that capture the people and influences of the region. The evening will be narrated by special guest performer, 2019 Miss America Nia Imani Franklin. The program […]


Sloane: A Jazz Singer Returns

Jazz singer Carol Sloane will return to the Triangle area for a concert performance at The Clayton Center in downtown Clayton, on Friday, October 11, at 8 PM.  “Two for the Road” pairs Sloane with the incredible Mike Renzi — one of her most beloved, longtime pianists. The show will be an intimate “homecoming” (Sloane […]