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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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04/27/2015

Special Events

5th Annual Kidznotes Benefit Concert

More than 315 Kidznotes kids took a step forward this year in becoming young musicians, better students and community leaders...help celebrate them! 2015 marks Kidznotes' 5th birthday and the 40th …


Durham Senior Games and SilverArts Program

  • Various locations
  • (919) 354-2710
  • April 13, 2015 - April 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)

An Olympic style competition designed to give mature adults the opportunity to compete in a host of athletic and artistic activities in various locations in Durham. Fitness, fun and community …


Modern jazz from local pianist Ernest Turner, weekly on Mondays

  • The Shed
  • Starting: February 09, 2015 (Every Monday)

The kick start, for one of Durham's best live hip hop bands.


Public Service Meditation

  • Durham Friends Meeting House
  • (919) 403-6944
  • Starting: January 19, 2015 (Every Monday)

Weekly on Mondays with the EXCEPTION of 2nd Mondays: NO meetings on 2nd Mondays. The loving, uplifting, guided Meditation on Twin Hearts is a form of world service. Practitioners become instruments …


Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Blue Dream of Sky" Exhibit

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


"Figures From the Cathedral" Art Exhibit

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713
  • April 04, 2015 - April 27, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Durham Art Guild exhibit, featuring new works by DAG member artist Gordon Dean.


“Pop Stars: Popular Culture and Contemporary Art” Exhibit

Artworks featuring both past and present celebrities and politicians.


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 …


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 …


Durham Art Guild 2015 Members' Showcase

Featuring a diverse mix of new works by current DAG members.


Kind of Blue

  • Pleiades Gallery
  • (919) 797-2706
  • April 03, 2015 - May 10, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Jazz and Music Theme


Longing: Drawings by Lara Nguyen

Longing: Drawings by Lara Nguyen is in the Semans Gallery. Lara will also be here performing a piece titled “Folding Prince Charming”.


multi verse by Dorothy Anderson Wasserman

Dorothy Anderson Wasserman’s hand-made contemporary photo collage is showcased in multi verse, on display in the Allenton Gallery.


Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne

An exhibition of both iconic and lesser-known works from some of the most significant and compelling artists of the last 50 years, Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne …


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 …


04/28/2015

Special Events

CLA Estate Planning Workshop

  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • (866) 252-8721
  • April 28, 2015 - April 28, 2015

A FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately …


Compact Neighborhood Planning Community Meeting

The meeting will provide information on the effort to update Durham's Comprehensive Plan in areas around the planned Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Stations, and seek resident feedback and ideas …


Durham Senior Games and SilverArts Program

  • Various locations
  • (919) 354-2710
  • April 13, 2015 - April 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)

An Olympic style competition designed to give mature adults the opportunity to compete in a host of athletic and artistic activities in various locations in Durham. Fitness, fun and community …


Full Steam Ahead Awards

Presented by WRAL Tech Wire, honoring some of the best and brightest tech businesses in the Triangle area and their successes over the past year.. Network with WRALTechWire.com editor Rick Smith and …


Tasty Tuesdays Wine Tasting

  • Wine Authorities
  • (919) 489-2884
  • Starting: March 03, 2015 (Every Tuesday)

Call to confirm. FREE.


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

"Belize: Mayans in Transition" Photography Exhibit

  • Through This Lens
  • (919) 687-0250
  • April 17, 2015 - May 09, 2015 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Southern Belize is a fascinating place where the Mayan people have one foot in the traditional world and one dipping into modern times. A family of ten living in two one-room thatch roof …


"Blue Dream of Sky" Exhibit

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


“Pop Stars: Popular Culture and Contemporary Art” Exhibit

Artworks featuring both past and present celebrities and politicians.


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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