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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

"Echoes of Sheroes: a Legacy of Historical Black Women”

  • Healing with C.A.A.R.E.
  • (919) 699-0350
  • March 28, 2015 - March 28, 2015


"Paris 76" - an original cabaret

  • Manbites Dog Theater
  • (919) 682-3343
  • March 19, 2015 - April 04, 2015 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Manbites Dog presents une nuit de folie, filled with music, comedy, and existential desire. Directed by Jaybird O'Berski.

A Souful Jazzy Evening with National Recording Artist, Yolanda Rabun

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

Singing soulfully with power and a natural storytelling instinct, Yolanda Rabun stuns and transforms audiences because Yolanda sings with probing intelligence and passion. This chart-topping …

Brickside Festival

All day music, entertainment, local vendors, and food. the music will be inside the coffeehouse with limited capacity and the rest will be outside and free to the public! Ticketing details …

Carnival Fundraiser for Little River Community Center

Parking and admission are …

ChoreoLab 2015

Featuring classical Indian dance and new ballet, modern, African, and dance theater works by Duke faculty, alumni and advanced choreography students. Andrea E. Woods Valdés, Ava LaVonne …

Create a Living Wreath

A wonderfully unique workshop where you will create a living wreath using a variety of herbs. $50 fee includes wreath frame, soil, and herbs of your choice. Learn the basics of using and growing …

Creek Week

  • Various locations
  • (919) 560-4326
  • March 21, 2015 - March 28, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Educational programs, water treatment plant tours, nature walks, and volunteer cleanups.

Dino Egg Hunt

Unearth colorful eggs, take a photo with our resident dino and dig up some real fossils for your personal collection. The Museum's Dinosaur Trail will be full of activity, adventure and prehistoric …

Durham Plaza Easter Carnival

  • 866666
  • March 26, 2015 - April 05, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Resurrection United Methodist Church
  • (919) 599-0676
  • March 28, 2015 - March 28, 2015

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

For children ages 12 and under.

Easter Egg Hunt

For children ages 12 and under.

Fullsteam Brewery Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the plow-to-pint brewing facility, led by one of the brewery team members. Seen one beer tour, seen 'em all? Not this time. Take a tour of the local ingredients …

Great Human Race

The 20th Annual Volunteer Center of Durham's Great Human Race! The 5K competitive run and community walk course winds through historic Watts-Hillandale neighborhood. This unique fundraising …

Jonas Sees in Color

With Barren Graves / Hot Water & The Bone.

Lemur Week

Educational events, fun, and a chance to win "Lemur Keeper for a Day' and a nice dinner. See website and individual listings for details.

Lent and Easter Schedule RUMC

  • Resurrection United Methodist Church
  • (919) 489-6552
  • March 28, 2015 - March 28, 2015

Easter services.

New School No School

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

Weekly, live music.

Old West Durham Neighborhood Hike

  • E.K. Powe Steps
  • March 28, 2015 - March 28, 2015

Why wasn't Duke Chapel built in Walltown? What song writer for Lou Rawls was born on a kitchen table behind Monuts? What controversial Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist attended EK Powe? Hike …

Photos with the Easter Bunny

  • Northgate Mall
  • (919) 286-4400
  • March 27, 2015 - April 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Hop over to Northgate to visit the Easter Bunny for his one-week stay amidst a garden of spring décor set to a Peter Rabbit storybook theme in Northgate's Center Court.


  • Common Ground Theatre
  • (919) 578-1654
  • March 26, 2015 - April 04, 2015 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday)

Lucy makes people uncomfortable. There's something about her eyes. There's something about the way her mother's boyfriends keep disappearing. And there's something about the government agents on her …

Reflections on Aurelia Whittington Franklin

A native of Goldsboro, NC, Aurelia Franklin worked alongside her husband at North Carolina College for Negroes as a professional law librarian in the 1940s and was revered for her spirit and warmth …

Sarah P. Duke Gardens Spring Plant Sale

Spring brings out the gardener in all of us! The Spring Plant Sale provides a special opportunity to acquire unique plants grown at Duke Gardens, and quality grown plants from local nurseries that …

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