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Durham Bulls Blues Festival

Durham Bulls Blues Festival


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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Building an Online Strategy that Works for Food Business Owners*

  • Small Business Center at Durham Tech
  • (919) 536-7241

Come learn what it takes to use your website, blog, email, and social media to generate leads and grow your business. You’ll learn what your business should be doing online, and how to develop …


Three-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and contemporary blues artist, Keb’ Mo’, has released his 12th studio album titled BLUESAmericana on Kind of Blue Music. …

Meals from the Market: Biker Bar NC meal

Climb aboard Durham’s only fourteen seat pedal pub bike “Stanley” from Biker Bar NC for a night of pedaling, drinking and dining. Fourteen guests will start in front of Bull City …

Monday Night Acoustic Jazz

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

Relax and listen to the wonderful sounds of Russ Corvey and Bo Lankenau as they provide an acoustic guitar duo of jazz, pop, latin, and folk. Start your week off on a great note with this great …

Public Service Meditation

  • Durham Friends Meeting House
  • (919) 403-6944

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 …

Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

Motorized, professionally guided, who, what, where, when & why tour de force! Every Tuesday Tobacco Road Tours take you to where Durham's roots began & where the City has evolved today. Some …

NCCU vs East Carolina University (Volleyball)

Second year Head Coach Nicki Holmes and the Lady Eagles look to improve on last year's 4-25 finish. NCCU returns six upperclassmen from last year's squad. NCCU will once again host its five …

Tasty Tuesdays Wine Tasting

  • Wine Authorities
  • (919) 489-2884

Call to confirm. FREE.

Walk With a Doc

  • Marshall I. Pickens Building
  • (919) 684-6721

Walk With a Doc participants will meet in the lobby of the Duke Family Medicine Center, take a walk through Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then return to the center. The walking path is approximately …

Kobie Watkins Jazz Jam Playhouse

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

Beyú Jazz Jam Playhouse will begin with Youth Jazz Jammers, ages 8-18, who will play 7pm to 8pm. Youth are encouraged to bring a song they would like to play or their own ensemble piece. A…

Northgate Jams!

Jam sessions each week to play old time, bluegrass and country. No rules, however, so all musicians are welcome to join in the fun.

RAGANA, Severed Fingers!

Ragana- Dark Queer Black Metal Sludge. Severed Fingers - country/folk rock and roll with a strong punk ethos from Durham NC.

Soil Preparation - Durham County Extension Gardeners Series

Durham’s native soil is somewhat difficult to work with. In this Durham County Extension Gardeners Series session, Charles Murphy, Durham County Extension master gardener, will discuss what c…

English Country Dance

  • Freedman Center
  • (919) 683-9672

Beginners welcome; all dances taught; no partner necessary. Live music on 2nd & 4th Thursdays. Gender-free calling. Bring non-street shoes or dance in socks.

How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Mir Haynes, the owner of RTP Resumes, will be speaking about How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile. In this seminar, you'll learn how to write a LinkedIn summary that stands out from the crowd, how …

Irish Learning Jam

Jigs, reels, hornpipes and slip jigs. Whatever your fancy, we probably play it. This Learning Jam is designed to build a common repertoire of tunes you'll hear in local Irish sessions; phrase by …

Michael Jones Trio

  • Beyú Caffé
  • (919) 683-1058

FREE admission.

Move Loot RDU Celebrates Local

Move Loot Raleigh & Durham turns one! For their birthday, they're bringing together some of their favorite local businesses to celebrate the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of the Triangle …

Panel Discussion: Creativity and Violence in Central Africa

Moderated by Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History and Dean of Humanities at Duke. Panelists include Carol Magee and Victoria L. Rovine, both associate professors …

Repowering Our Schools Fall Kick Off Meeting

To do: Sharpen pencils and repower our schools with 100% renewable electricity. All ages are welcome. Snacks and drinks will be provided. RSVP online.

The Underground Presents: Retro Kids Beat Battle

Featuring hip-hop artist Ira Descendent Bond & Lil-bob Doe. Beat Battles, Freestyle Battles, Poetry open Mics, Art Galleries, Dance showcases! All in the name of the real hip hop & …

Bull City Rumble

  • Bike Show

A world-renowned vintage motorcycle and scooter rally hosted by Ton Up NC annually on Labor Day Weekend. Thematically, the event has its roots in the traditional rivalry of Mods vs. Rockers, the …

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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604