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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

" And the Ass Saw the Angel" Play

  • Manbites Dog Theater
  • (919) 682-3343
  • May 21, 2015 - June 06, 2015 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Euchrid Eucrow is a mute outcast in a community filled with inbreeding, moonshine, and religious fanaticism, whose damaged mind is filled with visions - both angelic and otherwise. A world premiere …

“Stolen” Documentary Screening

irector Rebecca Dreyfus' documentary on the Gardner Heist, "Stolen", highlights Harold Smith's efforts to solve the 1990 theft of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Aaron Hill Trio

  • Beyú Caffé
  • (919) 683-1058
  • May 28, 2015 - May 28, 2015

FREE admission.

Art of Cool and Revive Music present Matthew Stevens "Woodwork" Tour

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 667-1100
  • May 28, 2015 - May 28, 2015

New York City-based guitarist and composer Matthew Stevens is considered one of the most promising artists in jazz today.

Bull City Smoke Out

  • Bull City Cigars
  • May 28, 2015 - May 28, 2015

A cigar social, on the patio in back of the building. Fresh handrolled cigars from the live cigar roller on site will be available. Complimentary tasting of a variety of spirits (bourbon, scotch, …

Communities In Schools of Durham Graduation & Awards Celebration

Join Communities In Schools of Durham in celebrating the exceptional accomplishments of their seniors, the Class of 2015, and encouraging the next generation of CIS students on their way to success.

DIY: Tre Bella! Flower Crown Class

  • Tre Bella Inc. Boutique
  • (919) 251-9762
  • May 28, 2015 - May 28, 2015

Whimsical and pretty, flower crowns aren’t just for kids! Bring your flower crown design to life in this Tre Bella class. cost includes all supplies. Sign up online, by email, or by phone. …

Durham Police Department Body Camera Public Listening Forum

  • Southwest Regional Branch Library
  • May 28, 2015 - May 28, 2015

DPD is currently field-testing and evaluating the use and effectiveness of body cameras that could eventually become standard issue for all patrol officers. Police leadership want to hear from …

Gift of Knowledge Academy Open House

  • Greater Emmanuel Temple of Grace – Family Life Enrichment Center
  • (919) 818-8181
  • May 28, 2015 - May 28, 2015

Opening this fall - independent, nonprofit K-2 school for low-income families. Come out to get more information and to register your child to attend.

Last Thursday @ Liberty Arts

Meet and talk with artists working in Metal, Stone, Wood and Clay.


  • Golden Belt
  • May 18, 2015 - May 28, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Works by Joy Drury Cox and Wendy Collin Sorin. METHOD represents a form of analysis and includes works with graph papers, collaged shipping box labels, and abstracted letterforms lost to a…

Scythian - Back Porch Music on the Lawn

Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Picnics and coolers are welcome -- just please don't bring glass.

Strawberry Picking

  • Waller Family Farm
  • May 04, 2015 - June 05, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Dates are approximate. Please call,or visit website, to confirm.

The History Of Cohousing With Katie McCamant and Chuck Durrett

Learn the origins of a nationwide network of 135 communities, a movement sparked by Katie McCamant and Chuck Durrett, authors of the seminal book that introduced cohousing to the United …

The WOW Factor: How Line, Texture and Color Impact Your Garden

The best gardens feel somehow effortless and exciting. They have a WOW impact that you want in your own garden. Bobby Mottern, landscape architect and Horticulture Director at Duke Gardens, will …

Urban Open Space Public Meeting

The Durham City-County Planning Department is preparing an Urban Open Space Plan to help guide neighborhoods in preserving valuable open space lands. As a part of this process, the department is …

Valarie Wood & Friends

This eclectic ear candy is a silky smooth hodgepodge of original music, jazz standards and legendary songwriters. Vocalist Valerie Wood coos, warbles and trills as bewitching guitar melodies mingle …

Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Beyond a Glimpse: An Intimate Affair with Nature" Art Exhibit

A collaborative, interactive exhibit that showcases glimpses of the natural world. Terrariums and living art displays by Aisha Sanders offer opportunities to taste, touch, hear, feel, and see - a …

"BINNEGOED: Coloured & South African Photography" Exhibit

bin-ne-goed Afrikaans n. 1. Innards or intestines. 2. Euphemism for courage. 3. Way of being on the inside that is both vital and entangled. South Africa during Apartheid is revisited …

"Blue Dream of Sky" Exhibit

A Celebration of a Colorful Life: paintings by Sue Sneddon, tapestries by Nance Lee Sneddon.

"Heirloom-Worthy" Art Exhibit

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713
  • May 01, 2015 - May 28, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Durham Art Guild exhibit, featuring mixed media works by DAG member artist Stacy Bloom heirloom |ˈe(ə)rˌloōm| noun a valuable object that has belonged to a family for several …

“Pop Stars: Popular Culture and Contemporary Art” Exhibit

Artworks featuring both past and present celebrities and politicians.

Civitan - Durham Bi-Monthly Meeting

Meeting on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

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 …

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