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Home to almost 5,000 events every year, Durham is a place rich with unique things to do. From biannual arts markets to performances by world-class musicians at DPAC or Carolina Theatre, from workshops led by leading researchers to motorcycle rallies, from interactive classes at the Museum of Life + Science to food tours through Durham’s most acclaimed restaurants, there is always a wide variety of events to capture the interest of any visitor or resident.

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"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" Film Screening

  • Carolina Theatre
  • (919) 560-3030
  • July 01, 2015 - July 09, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Winner of the 2015 Sundance Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the story of Greg Gaines (Thomas Mann), an awkward high school senior whose mom forces him to …


Blackberry Picking

  • Page Farms
  • (919) 596-3227
  • June 15, 2015 - July 11, 2015 (Recurring daily)

DAC Summer Arts Cultural Camps

Your camper will take a journey across the globe during Cultural Camp. Each two-week session is a fun and in-depth exploration of the arts and culture of a country. Depending on age and interest, …


Nature Adventure Camps: Grades 3-5 Begins

Camps scheduled for spring break and all through the summer. Each week explore themes with different activities, so you can come all summer to enjoy discovering nature. Programs are revised for each …


Public Service Meditation

  • Durham Friends Meeting House
  • (919) 403-6944
  • Starting: January 19, 2015 (Every Monday)

Weekly on Mondays with the EXCEPTION of 2nd Mondays: NO meetings on 2nd Mondays. The loving, uplifting, guided Meditation on Twin Hearts is a form of world service. Practitioners become instruments …


Tiny Trekkers: Buzzy Bees

Discover what’s buzzing in the garden with bee stories, crafts and activities. Plus a visit from the Orange County Beekeepers Association! Call the park office to sign-up. Tiny Trekkers is a …


Tour of DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center

A special behind-the-scenes tour of DPAC, hosted by DPAC staff. Highlights include seeing the view of the stage from all levels of the theater, a memorable walk across the Mildred & Dillard Teer …


Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Beauty From Toxicity" Art: Exhibit

The art of Denise Hughes, whose work brings the problem of plastic in our oceans into sharp focus. Hughes' large-scale murals feature vibrantly colored maritime creatures created with plastic bottle …


"BINNEGOED: Coloured & South African Photography" Exhibit

bin-ne-goed Afrikaans n. 1. Innards or intestines. 2. Euphemism for courage. 3. Way of being on the inside that is both vital and entangled. South Africa during Apartheid is revisited …


"Endangered" Art Exhibit

  • Pleiades Gallery
  • (919) 797-2706
  • July 01, 2015 - July 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)

TJ's projects include representational and conceptual elements that take form in both functional and interpretive ways. He creates sculptures in wood, metal, and found materials with particular …


"Pictures Spark Words: The Fine & Comic Art of Goff, Faison, and Walton" Art Exhibit

Works by Delvecchio Faison, Malcolm Goff, and L. Jamal Walton.


"The Call of Cairo" Photography Exhibit

An exhibition of photographs from the feature documentary film, Cairo in One Breath.


“Pop Stars: Popular Culture and Contemporary Art” Exhibit

Artworks featuring both past and present celebrities and politicians.


A Body in Fukushima

  • Pleiades Gallery
  • (919) 797-2706
  • June 18, 2015 - July 25, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Eiko Otake is a New York-based movement artist, performer, and choreographer who has worked for more than 40 years in the duo Eiko & Koma. This year she exhibits as a solo artist in "A Body …


A Body in Fukushima

Eiko Otake is a New York-based movement artist, performer, and choreographer who has worked for more than 40 years in the duo Eiko & Koma. This year she exhibits as a solo artist in "A Body …


Exchange Club of Durham Monthly Meetings

Meeting the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.


HOME - The Furniture Society Members Exhibit

  • American Tobacco
  • (828) 581-9663
  • June 08, 2015 - July 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)

HOME, a juried exhibition of work by Furniture Society members from across the United States and Canada, provides a glimpse of the various approaches of contemporary makers to populating the i…


Koffee Dance Company Classes

Koffee Dance Company is hosting summer classes for adults (Ages 16 and up) until July 27th. Their diverse collection of classes range from African Based Lyrical Dance and Modern Contemporary to …


Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne

An exhibition of both iconic and lesser-known works from some of the most significant and compelling artists of the last 50 years, Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne …


Parent/Child Clay Workshops

  • DAC Clay Studio
  • (919) 560-2726
  • June 01, 2015 - August 03, 2015 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Monday)

These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! …


Pencil : Finger :: Brush : Hand by Amy Fletcher

“I am still a little girl walking amongst the trees. What has changed, however, are the colors that shift and transform with every piece I complete. The images are never quite the same, n…


Pictures Spark Words: The Fine & Comic Art of Goff, Faison, and Walton

Three artists bring their talents together for a show based on select memoirs from John Hope Franklin. The art created by Malcolm Goff, Delvecchio Faison, L. Jamal Walton, and curated by Gail …


Puppets & Performance: Summer Camp Begins

Let your child dive into the theater world by creating puppets and their own performance. Students will work together with Camp Instructor Ann Thaden to bring their imagination and story to life …


Really Open Mic Night

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 667-1100
  • Starting: December 01, 2014 (Every Monday)

Featuring a beautiful professional stage, a beautiful sound system, a producer's station for local producers to hear their work through the system, and a film makers station with 12 minute slots …


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