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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

"Homegirls" Play

  • Farrison-Newton Communications Building at NCCU
  • (919) 530-6242
  • February 26, 2015 - March 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)

The play, set in the midst of the civil rights movement, tells the story of five college women, four black and one white, who strive to maintain their friendships and find their way to adulthood. …

"King Of The Ring" Professional and Amateur Boxing

  • Durham Armory
  • (919) 885-7781
  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Details tba.

"The Rheinhessen!" Wine Tasting

The region is famous for world-class white wines marked by soaring acidity, lip-smacking fruit, and flinty minerality. Volker Schäfer will feature a surprise lineup of his spectacular …

An Intimate Evening with Tyrand

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058
  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Out of the deep soulful sounds of North Carolina, comes a truly authentic R&B artist by the name of Tyrand. The producer 9th Wonder, who has worked with the likes of Jay-Z, Ludacris, and Mary J. …

Chris Giarrusso Signing In-Store

Chris Giarrusso is the Harvey award-nominated artist and writer best known for creating, writing, and drawing G-MAN, a series of graphic novels loved by all ages. His newest book, THE G-MAN SUPER …

Daddy Daughter Dance

Ages: 3 Yrs. to 12 Yrs.Here is Dad's chance to take his favorite girl(s) out for a fancy night of dancing and fun! Music, cake and punch will be served. The young ladies will receive a keepsake p…

Durham DOUGH Community Pitch Party

This pitch party will feature 4 youth-led projects. $15 buys you dinner and vote. Diners vote on their favorite pitches, and the winner takes home the night's proceeds!

Eben Alexander - The Map of Heaven

Dr. Eben Alexander discusses his new book, The Map of Heaven, in his further exploration of experiences of the afterlife. The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Proof of Heaven teams up w…

Helen Simoneau Danse Master Class and Open Rehearsal

  • ADF Samuel H Scripps Studios
  • (919) 684-6402
  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015

The open rehearsal is a time to chat with Helen Simoneau and the company about the choreographic process and our upcoming performances. Masterclass with company member Ariel Freedman from 1:30-3pm …

Josh Preslar Band

  • Blue Note Grill
  • (919) 401-1979
  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Josh Preslar along with Mike ‘Howlin Wind’ Davis (harmonica), Clark Stern (keys), T.A. James (Bass) and Chuck Cotton (drums) are going to turn the BNG into a Juke Joint.  Make …

LUEWWD 5th Anniversary Party

Featuring light hors d'ouevres, drinks, and all the LUEWWD shenanigans you have come to know and love over the last 5 years. MAYDNEW will provide musical entertainment throughout the night, …

Mazurkas and Magyars: Randall Love, piano

Music for piano inspired by Central European folk traditions, including works by Chopin, Bartók, and others. Randall Love is a member of the Duke University music faculty where he …

NCCU vs. Bethune-Cookman 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. Bethune-Cookman 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.

New School No School

  • The Shed
  • Starting: February 14, 2015 (Every Saturday)

Weekly, live music.

Pearl Mill Preserve Hike

  • South Ellerbe Creek Greenway
  • (919) 698-9729
  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Learn about the geology and hydrology of Ellerbe Creek, how stormwater affects the creek, and ways stormwater from impervious surfaces can be managed more effectively to reduce its impact on Ellerbe …

Screams Echo: A Collaboration Among Three Women

  • Hayti Heritage Center
  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015

This collaboration echoes the screams of racism through the centuries, carrying the audience from slavery to the present. It is presented in the hope of creating equality. Bobbie O’Connor, …

Shop for a Cause--Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

SHOP FOR A CAUSE Celebrate Black History Month at a shopping event to benefit the production of Olympic Pride, American Prejudice from acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Deborah Riley Draper. …

St. Stephen's Episcopal Preschool Craft and Vendor Boutique

The boutique features unique, one of a kind crafts, art, jewelry, tasty goodies, and much more from over 20 vendors. Light refreshments will be provided along with free raffle prizes. Proceeds …

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show

America's largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show! Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere i…

the Dodos

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 667-1100
  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015

With Nest Egg, Silent Lunch, Less Western.

The Flying Karamazov Brothers

Expect the unexpected with The Flying Karamazov Brothers, featuring the four self-proclaimed eccentric lunatics spicing things up with a zany showcase filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild …

The Passion of Flamenco: Up Close and Personal

  • Motorco Music Hall
  • (919) 684-4334
  • February 27, 2015 - February 28, 2015 (Recurring daily)

What is the Passion of Flamenco? It is the impassioned investment of each dancer, singer, musician -- an expression of feelings transformed, expressing the vital essence that lives within each of us …

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