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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

Special Events

"Pass It On" Concert Fundraiser

Concert and fundraising event to support a new STEM after school program for Durham area High School students which will introduce them to aviation as a possible career choice. The event …

"The Bluest Eye" Play

A 1940's story of a young African American girl's desire for self worth and spiritual vitality. Novel by Toni Morrison. Adapted by Lydia Diamond.Mature subject matter. No children under 5 allowed.

Carolina Consignment Shop Grand Opening

  • Carolina Consignment Shop
  • (919) 286-0635
  • January 30, 2015 - January 30, 2015

Featuring music, wine, hors d'oeuvres and door prizes. Carolina Consignment Shop specializes in estate and consignment sales, hand-picked furniture, art & decor, as well as antique & vintage …

Cat’s Cradle presents: Zola Jesus

With Deradoorian.

Collage Dance Company presents: A Night With Africa Unplugged

  • CAARE center
  • (919) 282-7077
  • January 30, 2015 - January 30, 2015

Africa Unplugged is the brain child of Master musician Atiba Rorie. The band has performed locally and nationally. Atiba is a percussionist, guitarist, singer, song writer, composer, and educator. …

Duke Street Dogs

  • The Blue Note Grill
  • (919) 401-1979
  • Starting: November 28, 2014 (Every Friday)

The Duke Street Dogs have been referred to as a "populist" band. They play a mix of old and new, original material, country and jazz, rock, Tin Pan Alley, bluegrass, and old-time.

Glow with the Flow Yoga

  • The Palace International
  • January 30, 2015 - January 30, 2015

Yoga under the black lights with local instructor, Briana Young Roane! Admission includes glow sticks & paint, healthy snacks, and yoga instruction. All levels and ages welcome.

Lonerider Brewing "Eve" Tasting Event

  • Growler Grlz
  • (919) 973-2755
  • January 30, 2015 - January 30, 2015

Be one of the first in the Triangle to try Lonerider's new amber beer, Eve.

Soul Funk Disco Dance Party

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 901-0875
  • January 30, 2015 - January 30, 2015

With DJ Ryah, DJ Akalepse.

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.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Please join Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment’s Environmental Internship Fund for our biggest fundraiser of the year, a showing of the Wild and Scenic Film Festival. EIF is a…

Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Area 919: Artists in the Triangle" Art Exhibit

The Nasher Museum presents a survey of noteworthy work by artists who live in the Triangle. Some of the artists show their work internationally in contemporary galleries and museums; others are n…

"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 …

"Garden Life" Art Exhbit

Paintings by Matt Tomko.

"Medici Schmedici: Demystifying the Artist/Collector Bond" Exhibit

Medici Schmedici presents the work of five outstanding artists and explores the relationship these artists have with some of the major collectors of their works. Without the means--or Machiavellian …

"Pleiades Plus One" Art Exhibit

  • Pleiades Gallery
  • January 08, 2015 - February 14, 2015 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Pleiades Plus One Opening Reception.

"Solitude: Images/Sounds" Photography Exhibit

  • The Carrack Modern Art
  • January 20, 2015 - January 31, 2015 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

During recent work trips to China, Tanzania, Amsterdam and New York City, photographer Marc Alan Sperber noticed that the one constant across cultures, and the one constant for him as he moved …

"Southern Elegance" Art Exhbit

NC Scenery Paintings by Eric McRay.

“Durham Sparkles: The Art of Community Festivals and Parades" Art Exhibit

Durham, North Carolina is a town that loves to party, playing host to a wide variety of fairs, festivals and parades each year. In Durham Sparkles, curators Cathy Kielar and Paola Kipp highlight the …

“Kabul, Afghanistan” Photography Exhibit

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622
  • January 06, 2015 - February 20, 2015 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Jada-e-Maiwand, a vibrant neighborhood near the center of old Kabul, was a scene of fierce fighting and destruction during Afghanistan's civil war. Twenty years later, the area remains only p…

Bull City Little League Baseball and Softball Registration Period

  • (919) 687-7626
  • January 27, 2015 - February 11, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Registration for Spring 2015 Season

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 …

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