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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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12/21/2014

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Special Events

A Christmas Carol

40th Anniversary! One of the Triangle’s Most Beloved Christmas Traditions 5 Performances Only at DPAC A Christmas Carol – It only happens once a year! The hit musical comedy …


Celestogramme Lilac Shadows

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 667-1100
  • December 21, 2014 - December 21, 2014

Rising from the paisley-tinted ashes of Violet Vector and the Lovely Lovelies, psychedelic mastermind Amanda Lindsey brings her newest creation into the world: Celestogramme. Polishing Lindsey's …


Durham Art Guild Members' Holiday Market

Featuring 97 works of art by Durham Art Guild members. Works are affordably priced under $250 to encourage the gift giving of local art this holiday season.


Santa at Hayti

Professional photography will be available in various sizes, with digital files. Appointments available.


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.


The Swang Brothers

The Swang Brothers play American music from the 50s and 60s, combining a heady mix of traditional country, rockabilly and pop.


Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting" Art Exhibit

A fresh look at 30 of Rauschenberg’s works spanning five-decades of his career, art that he reserved in his own collection. Organized into nine sections, two gallery pavilions will feature …


"Self Construct Button" Art Exhibit

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713
  • December 04, 2014 - January 02, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Durham Art Guild exhibit, featuring a dual exhibition by DAG 2014 resident artists Brianna Gribben and Lile Stephens.


“Signed, Sealed, Delivered II" Art Exhibit

Featuring mail art sent to the Durham creative reuse arts center's new home from around the world. Mail art (also known as postal art and correspondence art) is an art medium centered around sending …


Advent Study--Mary Had a Baby - Advent through African-American spirituals

  • Resurrection United Methodist Church (across from Githens Middle School)
  • (919) 489-6552
  • November 30, 2014 - December 21, 2014 (Every Sunday)

Advent Study--Mary Had a Baby, Explore Advent through African-American spirituals. This small group study will be led by Pastor Alan Felton. All are welcome.


Durham Arts Council Exhibitions

Featuring When Particles Collide by Ron Fondaw in the Durham Convention Center (available October 15 through April 15), Mixed Media Prints by Robert Dunning in the Allenton Gallery, Industrial …


12/22/2014

Major Events

Special Events

Durham Art Guild Members' Holiday Market

Featuring 97 works of art by Durham Art Guild members. Works are affordably priced under $250 to encourage the gift giving of local art this holiday season.


Exhibits & Recurring Events

"City Under One Roof" Photography Exhibit

This solo exhibition is part of the twenty-first Dorothea Lange - Paul Taylor Prize, awarded by CDS in 2013 to American photographer and writer Jen Kinney for "City Under One Roof," her …


"From the World to Lynn: Stories of Immigration" Documentary Exhibit

The exhibit, composed of black-and-white photographs, audio oral histories, and an interactive website, is the product of an independent project Andrea Patiño Contreras undertook while in …


"Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting" Art Exhibit

A fresh look at 30 of Rauschenberg’s works spanning five-decades of his career, art that he reserved in his own collection. Organized into nine sections, two gallery pavilions will feature …


"Self Construct Button" Art Exhibit

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713
  • December 04, 2014 - January 02, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Durham Art Guild exhibit, featuring a dual exhibition by DAG 2014 resident artists Brianna Gribben and Lile Stephens.


“Signed, Sealed, Delivered II" Art Exhibit

Featuring mail art sent to the Durham creative reuse arts center's new home from around the world. Mail art (also known as postal art and correspondence art) is an art medium centered around sending …


Durham Arts Council Exhibitions

Featuring When Particles Collide by Ron Fondaw in the Durham Convention Center (available October 15 through April 15), Mixed Media Prints by Robert Dunning in the Allenton Gallery, Industrial …


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 …


12/23/2014

Major Events

Special Events

Durham Art Guild Members' Holiday Market

Featuring 97 works of art by Durham Art Guild members. Works are affordably priced under $250 to encourage the gift giving of local art this holiday season.


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Durham, NC 27701 USA
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