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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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12/22/2014

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.


Tasty Tuesdays Wine Tasting

  • Wine Authorities
  • (919) 489-2884
  • December 23, 2014 - December 23, 2014

Last Minute Gift Ideas.


The Summit Church Christmas at DPAC

Summit is back at DPAC again this year for Christmas Eve, hosting 5 services for the whole community. Celebrate Christmas and the birth of Christ together with other Christians. Summit is excited to …


Tuesday Blues Jam

BNG provides, amps, drums, PA...everything you'll need, just bring your instrument or sticks...sign up and play or sit back & listen to some great blues


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 A-Z

Explore the booming textile industry of Durham that once employed more workers than tobacco.


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 …


Soul Souvenirs: Durham's Musical Memories of the 1960's and 1970's

Visual and audio exhibit explores the origins, influences, politics, media, and musicians of Durham's past.


Tuesday Night Trivia

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 667-1100
  • Starting: December 02, 2014 (Every Tuesday)

This is NOT the kind of trivia where you need to know all the members of Napoleon's War Cabinet. Win a $50 bar tab / tickets to shows.


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