Schedule of Events

 
45th Annual Selma Railroad Days Festival
 
Friday, October 2

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club model train display at Selma Historic Union Depot

5:00 p.m. - Selma Firefighters Association BBQ Cook-Off begins.  On Selma F.D. grounds at the corner of Webb and Waddell Streets

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Chew Chew Food Truck Rodeo corner of Webb and Waddell Streets
** Featuring ___? ___  live on stage and the Beer Garden 

Saturday, October 3

7:00 a.m. - Selma Firefighters Association BBQ Cook-Off judging begins.  On Selma F.D. grounds at the corner of Webb and Waddell Streets.  Plates for sale immediately following judging.

8:30 a.m. - Selma Railroad Run presented by the My Kid's Club Serving Johnston County

9:00 a.m. - Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club model train display at Selma Historic Union Depot

10:00 a.m. - Mascot Race -- (In front of Town Hall on Raiford Street) -- Watch your favorite area mascots from local schools, businesses and restaurants compete in a  "Best Swagger" dance off followed by the 100-yard dash in full costume.  Reigning champion, South Smithfield Elementary's Hector the Dolphin will defend his title against the following:
Muddy Mudcat, Wool E. Bull, Chick-fil-A Cow, Food Lion Lion, Selma Elementary School Yellow Jacket, Selma Middle School to name just a few.
Should be hilariously good fun to watch -- don't miss out.

10:30 a.m. - Selma Railroad Day Parade Begins 

10:00 a.m. -  Kids Zone Opens (Railroad and Raiford Streets)
                     $5 unlimited bounce wristband

12:00 p.m. Selma Railroad Day Festival Opening Ceremonies (Main Stage)

12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Live Entertainment on 2 stages (see below for stage schedules)

12:45 p.m. & 6:45 p.m. - The Rudy Theater Presents the Country Music Jubilee Show Live@ The Rudy

All Day (10:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) - Vendors, Model Train Display, Tour the Caboose at the Depot and much, much more!

Live Entertainment on 2 Different Stages:

Please check back as updates to the 2020 Railroad Days Festival will appear here.

Questions?  Please contact Selma Parks and Recreation Department at 919-975-1411 

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