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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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Major Events

Preservation Durham Home Tour

  • Delta House
  • (919) 682-3036
  • April 25, 2015 - April 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Featuring the Architecture of George Watts Carr, in Forest Hills and Hope Valley.

Special Events

#hillmile One Mile Race and Kid's Dash

#hillmile One Mile Race and Kid's Dash

“Broadway Matinee” Concert

  • Temple Baptist Church
  • April 26, 2015 - April 26, 2015

The Chorale's 27th spring concert is a celebration of show tunes from the iconic "Sound of Music" to the wacky "Spamalot," with a smattering of "West Side Story," …

“Insightful Sound” by NC Youth Tap Ensemble

  • Carolina Theatre
  • (919) 560-3030
  • April 25, 2015 - April 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)

A non-stop percussive dance revue, featuring cutting-edge contemporary choreography along with traditional rhythm tap. Dance styles include body percussion, and jazz, and highlight top …

Bo Lankenau & Russ Corvey

  • Blue Note Grill
  • (919) 401-1979
  • April 26, 2015 - April 26, 2015

Bo Lankenau is a self-taught musician who grew up in Chappaqua, N. Y. listening to and being inspired by the classic blues, soul, rock, jazz and folk music of the 50s and 60s. Russ Corvey studied …

Duke vs. Virginia Tech (Men's Baseball)

Durham Senior Games and SilverArts Program

  • Various locations
  • (919) 354-2710
  • April 13, 2015 - April 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)

An Olympic style competition designed to give mature adults the opportunity to compete in a host of athletic and artistic activities in various locations in Durham. Fitness, fun and community …

Library Spring Book Sale

Friends members have first choice at the sale on Friday, and everyone is encouraged to join the Friends. Memberships can be purchased at the door beginning F at 2pm. Su: $7 bag sale.

Roots of North Carolina Dinner

An intimate dinner with up to 75 guests will be hosted by renowned Durham chef Amy Tornquist at her restaurant Watts Grocery, which is well known for its focus on local agriculture and Southern …

SHED at the Shed

  • The Shed
  • Starting: February 08, 2015 (Every Sunday)

Weekly music hang/ open rehearsal. Get ready for a Jazz Workout!

Statue Commemorating Dachau Victims Unveiled

  • Durham Hebrew Cemetery
  • April 26, 2015 - April 26, 2015

The sculpture was commissioned to mark the site of the burial of ashes from victims of the Dachau concentration camp, which were brought to the US by a WWII soldier. The sculpture by noted local …

We Are 1 Women's Conference

The We Are 1: Conference exists to bring individuals together from across the country for fellowship, unity, and empowerment. This conference is not an event… it is an experience. “It i…

Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Figures From the Cathedral" Art Exhibit

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713
  • April 04, 2015 - April 27, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Durham Art Guild exhibit, featuring new works by DAG member artist Gordon Dean.

“Pop Stars: Popular Culture and Contemporary Art” Exhibit

Artworks featuring both past and present celebrities and politicians.

Amateur Night at The Hayti / The Road to The Apollo Theater

Next Level Veterans Outreach Campus proudly announces the launch of Season 2 of Amateur Night at the Hayti, The Road to The Apollo. This is an 18 week statewide talent competition. There are an a…

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 …

Cold Gravy by Chance Murray

Local artist and Emerging Artists Grant Recipient Chance Murray’s exhibit Cold Gravy is on display in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery. Stop by to meet Chance and see his thought …

Durham Art Guild 2015 Members' Showcase

Featuring a diverse mix of new works by current DAG members.

Kind of Blue

  • Pleiades Gallery
  • (919) 797-2706
  • April 03, 2015 - May 10, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Jazz and Music Theme

Longing: Drawings by Lara Nguyen

Longing: Drawings by Lara Nguyen is in the Semans Gallery. Lara will also be here performing a piece titled “Folding Prince Charming”.

multi verse by Dorothy Anderson Wasserman

Dorothy Anderson Wasserman’s hand-made contemporary photo collage is showcased in multi verse, on display in the Allenton Gallery.

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 …

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