JoCo. You may not have heard of this county, but anyone who has experienced it carves out a soft spot for it in their heart. Johnston County, as it’s proper name expands out to, is one of the biggest counties in North Carolina, and the next county south of Raleigh.
Three Little Birds was started by a local, who gathers together unique, handcrafted items from over 70 local artists. Even the girls loved browsing the three levels of signs, jewelry, clothes, and home furnishings.
Scattered along Main Street in Downtown Clayton is a self-guided sculptural trail featuring sculptures by local artists that are changed every year. The sculptures along the free, self-guided trail are changed each year.
For your hipster café experience, head to Boulevard West where you’ll find locals on their laptops at the bar drinking all manners of coffee concoctions. At night, well even in the day if you please, those coffees switch over to beer and wine.
We walked through it the first time completely wowed by the detail in the bright neon paintings that covered every black painted walls of the shed. We had no idea until the end, that it was actually a 3D art experience.