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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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" 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 …

"Beyond a Glimpse" Opening Reception

Featuring live music by The Pinkerton Raid.

"Birth of Existence Project—Bridge of Light" Dance Performance

"This beautiful, evocative, emotionally moving multimedia work engages on many levels." -Susan Broili-The Herald Sun Conceived by artist and choreographer Anjanée N. Bell, Birth …

"Cowspiracy" Film Screening

). It's no joke. Our love for steak and hamburger has a serious carbon cost! First in a upcoming new series of screenings on climate change.

"The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle" Performance

In this performance written, co-directed, and performed by EMMY-Award-winning actor Ron Jones, he plays a range of characters - both comedic and poignant - that will take the audience on a journey …

ACC Baseball Championship FanFest

The free event, held on Blackwell Street, will serve as the official pre-game destination for fans and will feature attractions from the ACC Corporate Champions, live entertainment, free face …

Collage Dance Company Presents "LEGACY"- "URITHI"

COLLAGE DANCE COMPANY is excited to share with the Triangle our 30th anniversary concert "URITHI" - LEGACY. The concert introduces two new pieces to our audiences, a piece from South A…

Danny Gotham, Carter Minor, & Friends

Danny Gotham, composer and master of many a stringed instrument, can command a room with just his first note. Add in power vocalist, multi-instrumentalist Carter Minor and there is pure joy!

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.

Durham Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure

Do you believe in ghosts? The home of Liggett &Myers, Kress & Snow Buildings ghosts, oh, it’s a Pub Crawl! Guests spend approximately 25 minutes in three (3) of Durham’s …

E Train & The Rusted Rails - Blues on the Plaza Concert

Eric "E-Train" Manning and band, The Rusted Rails combine blues with a bayou flavor, and funky bluesy rock with a little Cajun seasoning, The Rusted Rails ignite local audiences with a …

Fresh Fridays

  • The Shed
  • Starting: February 13, 2015 (Every Friday)

Weekly TGIF party with live music.

MikeMickXer - Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.

Saturn Viewing

Get up close and personal with Saturn with staff from NCCU (and their very powerful telescopes) to take a look at Saturn, its rings, and maybe even a few moons. Friday is looking like a great night …

Soul Funk Disco Dance Party

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 901-0875
  • May 22, 2015 - May 22, 2015

Co-residents Danny Akalepse of Truth & Soul Records and Durham's own DJ Ryah continue to bring the people what they want... Heavy heavy heavy doses of Soul, Funk, Disco, Hip Hop and then some.

Straight Up! Jazz Quintet

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058
  • May 22, 2015 - May 22, 2015

Straight Up plays an energetic mix of classic jazz, Latin, and jazz blues and has been featured at many of the Triangle's premier jazz venues since 2010. Band members have diverse musical b…

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.

Thick Modine

Thick Modine continues to broaden on a form of rock and roll that often takes the swampy funk and growl of Credence Clearwater Revival, along with the raw truth that is the very essence of the B…

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.

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