Complete Schedule of Events

The annual Methodist Men's Breakfast will be held from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 6 at Centenary United Methodist Church, located at 140 E. Market Street in Downtown Smithfield.

Kick off the Ham & Yam Festival weekend on Friday May 5 with the Ham & Yam Jam, a fundraiser for the Johnston Community College Foundation.  The Martin Davis Band will perform from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at Little Brown Jug.  Admission, which includes food and two drinks, is $10.  The Ham & Yam Jam is presented by Agri Supply, Stevens Sausage, and Little Brown Jug.

The annual Kiwanis Ham & Yam Supper will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2 at Centenary United Methodist Church, located at 140 E. Market Street in Downtown Smithfield.

The menu includes Stevens Sausage country ham, yams, cabbage, and corn bread.  Tickets are $7.00.


St. Ann's Knights of Columbus are making it possible for YOU to save a life at the Ham & Yam Festival!  Appointments are available from 12:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Click here to schedule yours now.  

In the fall of 2016, our new Miss Ham & Yam queens were crowned.  Titles went to:  Baby Miss Aubrey Edwards, Mini Miss Taylor Jones, Mini Majestic Karson Mclamb, Little Miss Anna Olive, Junior Miss Raegen Sutton, Teen Miss Maygon Johnson, and Community Service Miss Lexi Liggins!  These young ladies will represent the Ham & Yam Festival throughout the next year.  During their year of service, they will raise money for the Me Fine Foundation, whose mission is to voluntarily provide necessary resources and financial assistance to parents and caregivers with children being treated at Duke and UNC Children's Hospitals regardless of race, diagnosis, economic status, or religion, in memory of Folden Lee, IV. Over the past ten years, the Miss Ham & Yam Festival Pageant contestants have raised more than $26,000!  Be sure to stop by these ladies' booth at the festival for refreshments and homemade goodies to support their charitable work!


Past Ham & Yam Festival Pageant Queens


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