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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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Special Events

"Destructive Vices for Young African-American Males" Seminar

  • Exotique
  • (919) 688-5747
  • February 01, 2015 - February 01, 2015

Mr. Travis Jones of NCCU's J.D. Clement Early College High School will be discussing a few of the vices that hold African-American males back, and more importantly, potential ways that we can combat …

"The Bluest Eye" Play

A 1940's story of a young African American girl's desire for self worth and spiritual vitality. Novel by Toni Morrison. Adapted by Lydia Diamond.Mature subject matter. No children under 5 allowed.

Cameron Stenger

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 667-1100
  • February 01, 2015 - February 01, 2015

With The Bell Cycle, Clinton Johnson.

Geezer Pleezer 4 Miler

Carolina Godiva Track Club - Start time based on age and sex. Run starts and ends on school campus.

Jordi Savall, Viol

Jordi Savall, one of the world's illustrious performers of early music, is famed for the depth of feeling and exquisite technique he brings to the seven-string bass viol, the cello-like renaissance …

The Ice Factory Ice Skating Rink

  • American Tobacco
  • December 20, 2014 - February 15, 2015 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Parking in the North Deck garage, 305 W. Pettigrew St.

Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Area 919: Artists in the Triangle" Art Exhibit

The Nasher Museum presents a survey of noteworthy work by artists who live in the Triangle. Some of the artists show their work internationally in contemporary galleries and museums; others are n…

"Garden Life" Art Exhbit

Paintings by Matt Tomko.

"Southern Elegance" Art Exhbit

NC Scenery Paintings by Eric McRay.

“Durham Sparkles: The Art of Community Festivals and Parades" Art Exhibit

Durham, North Carolina is a town that loves to party, playing host to a wide variety of fairs, festivals and parades each year. In Durham Sparkles, curators Cathy Kielar and Paola Kipp highlight the …

Bull City Little League Baseball and Softball Registration Period

  • (919) 687-7626
  • January 27, 2015 - February 11, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Registration for Spring 2015 Season

Bull City Sculpture Show

  • Various outdoor locations
  • (919) 682-2673
  • May 03, 2014 - May 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)

A large scale public art show in Durham presenting 12 sculptures from artists throughout the US. Selections for the inaugural Bull City Sculpture Show have been made by Philip Freelon, the …

Danielle Burch Synthesis: The Audio Visual Connection

Join DUU Vis Arts for one artist’s painted autobiographical journey through her experience with deafness. Artist Danielle Burch is originally from North Carolina, and lost her hearing when she …

Durham Art Guild Exhibition

Works by Jenn Hales, Karin Neuvirth, and Emily Eve Weinstein.

Durham Arts Council Exhibition -- Current Events by Jonathan McFadden

New exhibition by Artist Jonathan McFadden on display in Semans Gallery.

Durham Arts Council Exhibition -- X-Ray Visions by Jennifer McCormick

Works on display by Winston-Salem based Artist Jennifer McCormick in Allenton Gallery

Triangle Restaurant Week 2015

  • January 26, 2015 - February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Triangle Restaurant Week is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier area restaurants. During TRW, participating restaurants offer special three-course m…


Special Events

In the Wings: Playmakers on An Enemy of the People

Join members of the PlayMakers Repertory Company for a discussion of their upcoming production of An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Arthur Miller. When a man discovers an …

NCCU vs. Florida A&M University (Men's Basketball)

The doors to the gym will open for entry and sales on the day of the game one hour prior to the tip-off of the first scheduled game. There is NO re-entry upon exiting the venue.

NCCU vs. Florida A&M University (Women's Basketball)

The doors to the gym will open for entry and sales on the day of the game one hour prior to the tip-off of the first scheduled game. There is NO re-entry upon exiting the venue.

PopUp Chorus

Do you like contemporary pop, indie rock, or music from the 60's? PopUp Chorus is an initiative of the Community Chorus Project. Monday nights at Motorco Music Hall in Durham, lauded choral director …

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 …

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