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AfterHours: Zombie Prom

Leave the kids at home this event is 21+ BRAINS!!!!! It's getting spooky at the Museum of Life and Science as the undead get ready for their first zombie prom! There will be a DJ concocting a…


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Art Exhibit - "Durham During the Great War"

The exhibit examines how social, economic, and political changes in Durham during the war left a lasting legacy of future movements toward equality. It shows how black and white soldiers of Durham …


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Karaoke

  • The Bar

18 to enter, 21 to drink.


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Take Me To The River - New Orleans Live!: Three Generations, One Stage

Following the successful 2017 tour celebrating the music of Memphis, Take Me to the River - New Orleans Live! gathers some of the most influential figures of modern New Orleans Funk, R&B, Soul …


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Clay Date Night (Ages 18 & up)

Grab your spouse or a friend and have a creative night out at the DAC Clay Studio. Participants will have the opportunity to experiment with clay as the instructor introduces a variety of hand …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Ron White

“Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but …


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SoJam A Cappella Festival

SoJam is a weekend-long a cappella extravaganza brought to you by The Contemporary A Cappella Society (CASA). Jam-packed with concerts, competitions, masterclasses, and hands-on workshops led by s…


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Steve Coleman & Natal Eclipse

While struggling as an eager young alto saxophonist in New York during the mid-1980s, Steve Coleman stumbled upon an idea that seemed obvious but has proven revolutionary: Music should reflect the …


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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1st Saturday Salsa Social

  • Living Arts Collective

Lesson 7:30 - 8 Dancing 8 -10:30


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Art Market at Vega Metals

Weekly Arts & Crafts Market in Durham Central Park, on Hunt Street between Foster and Rigsbee. Music, food trucks, and local artists showcasing unique, handcrafted treasures for home, garden, a…


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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • 212 W Main St
  • (919) 371-2653

Tobacco Road Tours takes you on a motorized, professionally guides tour to where Durham’s roots began & where the City has evolved today. North Carolina’s “Triangle”, …


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History Hike: Hidden West Point

West Point on the Eno was home to many folks, many of whom left indelible marks on the landscape. Join an on- and off-trail hike that will explore abandoned home sites, old road beds, former …


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Mixed Media Jewelry Basics (Ages 16 & up)

Found object jewelry designs bring new life from the little treasures you save and love including antique coins, shells, broken pottery, beads and babbles. Creatively combine different materials to …


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Mural Bike Tour

Preservation Durham and The Nasher Museum present Downtown Mural Bike Tours. Leaving from the Farmer's Market every 1st Saturday, until November. The tour will visit a wide array of downtown murals, …


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Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

  • (919) 220-2458

Concerts featuring top country, folk, and gospel musicians with coffee bar and snacks. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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The Nude Party


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Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


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Toto: 40 Trips Around the Sun

GRAMMY Award winning band, TOTO, has been setting standards in the music industry for decades, and 2013 marked a landmark 35th anniversary of their debut album, TOTO. Since forming in Los Angeles in …


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Aida Cuevas + Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán 'Totalmente Juan Gabriel'

How do you express the bond between lifelong friends, musical partners, and mutual icons of mariachi when only one of them remains? That challenge is at the center of Totalmente Juan Gabriel, Aida …


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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Open Mic Night

  • The Bar

Singers/ rappers/ dancers welcome. 1 song allowed. Must sign up at door.


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
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