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Briarwood Park

Playground area and picnic shelter.

412 Reid Circle
Selma, NC  27576
919-975-1411

Creekside Farm

Blue BerriesCreekside Farm is a family-owned child-friendly farm in Johnston County, near Selma, using sound environmental and sustainable agricultural methods. We are commited to growing top-quality berries and providing a safe and fun experience for families.  We provide drinking water, picnic tables and lawn chairs for resting. Open during blueberry season: May 20th to August 10th every year

U-Pick -- Come enjoy picking berries with your children during the summer harvesting season.

We-Pick --  Blueberries are also available ready-picked.

300 Pine Tree Rd.
Selma, NC  27576
919-965-9969

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Edgebrook Park

Playground area, picnic shelter, lighted tennis courts.

1100 Dixie Dr.
Selma, NC  27576
919-975-1411

Selma Fun Things to Do!

 

You can find all this and more in the official Johnston County Visitors Guide and on the web site, www.johnstoncountync.org. Explore and enjoy all there is to do in Selma!!!


  1. Stop and sip on grapes or buy some jelly as you enjoy the picturesque vineyards and winery at Hinnant Family Vineyards in Pine Level off I-95 Exit 97 only minutes from Selma.
  1. Flowers, fountains, concrete planters and an outstanding gift shop selling Pandora and Vera Bradley are what you will find at DeWayne’s Home & Garden Showplace in Selma.
  1. Catch the family fun of youth athletics throughout the year for soccer, baseball, football and basketball…check out schedules with the local Parks & Recreation Departments in Selma.
  1. Find out who the Cornbread Man is at Atkinson’s Mill and take a tour of the old grist mill still producing outstanding cornmeal products.  Where did hush puppies get their name anyway?
  1. Follow the  Carolina’s Campaign Civil War Trail in Johnston County that marks the activities of General William T. Sherman as he fought the last major battle of the Civil War in Johnston County in the village at Bentonville, March 19-21, 1865.  There are ten markers that begin in the Bentonville community and travel through to Clayton.
  1. Check out a book or video from one of the eight libraries in the county. (Smithfield, Selma, Benson, Clayton, Cleveland (40/42) Four Oaks, Kenly and Princeton)
  1. Did you know you can find rhododendron in the Flower Hill area, where the piedmont meets the coastal plain in North Carolina….the best time to visit the area is the first couple of weeks in May.
  1. Treat yourself to ice cream on a hot day or a fresh lemonade or orangeade at Creech Drug Store in Selma.
  1. Hula Girl's is the place to visit for some famous “red skin” Carolina Packer Hot Dogs.  It’s a Johnston County favorite!
  1. Pick strawberries April to June at Herring Farms  for some fun with the kids!
  1. For great Southern cooking and a basket of Atkinson’s Mill hushpuppies stop by Parkside Café in Pine Level.
  1. For the largest selection of Hosta and uniquely colored Lilies, head out to Princeton on US Hwy 70 to Powell’s Gardens.
  1. Tap your foot to the country tunes and gospel music served up with style at the American Music Jubilee in Selma – it’s a treat for the whole family!
  1. Visit the 1924 restored Selma Union Station where railroad exhibits fill the waiting area and learn about local Selma history.  AMTRAK tickets are on sale in the lobby – take a ride and enjoy the rumble of the tracks.
  1. Shop, Shop and shop some more for memories gone by at over 15 antique stores in the charming uptown Selma Antiques Shopping District.
  1. Home to the Carhartt jeans and big man apparel with sizes up to 52, Carolina Apparel in Selma is the place to shop.
  1. Have you ever seen so much stuff for sale as they have at JR Discount Outlets, you will be amazed at the selection of household items, books, clothes, cosmetics and fragrances.  And they are the largest cigar outlet in the world!
  1. For great savings, buy direct from the factory store of Soffe Company, and find bargains on t-shirts and shorts.
  1. Blue Grass and Country Music is back at the Ice House in downtown Selma...a great Friday night date!
  1. Summer time is right for blueberry picking at Creekside Farms near Selma – be sure to get the recipe for Blueberry Cobbler from the farm.
21.  For golfers traveling I-95, Cardinal Country Club in Pine Level only minutes from Selma is an easy drive off the interstate.  Drive….get it?

Hope you enjoyed the list!!!

If you are through with this list, and you came up with some other fun things we haven’t discovered, please contact the Johnston County Visitors Bureau (919) 989-8687 and we will update the list with your creative ideas!

Selma Public Library

The mission of the Selma Library  Selma Public Library is to provide modern library resources and services necessary to satisfy the informational needs and pursuits of the community, thus enhancing the quality of life in the community.

OBTAINING A LIBRARY CARD
There is no charge for a Johnston County resident's first library card.  The applicant must present a valid North Carolina Driver's License or North Carolina ID at the time of registration.  If the address on the identification is not current, a piece of mail (preferably a utility bill) addressed to the applicant must be presented to show proof of Johnston County residency.  There is no charge for a patron showing proof of employment in Johnston County.  For those who do not live or work in Johnston County, the annual fee for a library card is $10.  First time check out limit is two (2) items.

LOAN PERIODS
Books
:  Three (3) weeks
Audio Books
:  Three (3) weeks
Music CDs
:  Seven (7) days
DVDs
:  Two (2) days

Children 6 and older may obtain library cards, but the identification and signature of the parent or guardian is required.

301 N. Pollock St.
Selma, NC  27576
919-965-8613

Library Hours
Monday - Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 12pm

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Smithfield Cinemas 10

Ten screen cinema featuring stadium seating, digital sound, wall-to-wall screens and a game room.

175 S. Equity Dr.
Smithfield, NC  27577
919-934-5300

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235-A East Market Street
Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

tel 919.989.8687  |  fax 919.989.6295
toll free 1.800.441.7829

 
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