Special Alert
Find Your Durham Arts Scene

Find Your Durham Arts Scene

Take our short quiz to find your ideal arts & entertainment experience in Durham. More >

21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham


 

Art, Music, History & more, Fresh Daily

A visit to Durham puts a wealth of culture at your fingertips, whether you're looking for avant garde visual art, high energy theater and dance, compelling history, or fascinating museums. Explore Durham Culture to find upcoming events and learn about the arts and culture you can find here.

 

 

Search Durham's Cultural Events:

Use the filters to search by date, category, or keyword.

Condensed/Printer-Friendly Format
OPEN MAP

OK
1-25 OF 62

Major Events

Special Events

Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Handel's “Messiah” Concert

For eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during the season of Advent, Handel's …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Joe Henry On Songwriting & Recording: "Is It Rolling, Bob?"

For three decades, the singer, songwriter, producer, and author Joe Henry has been shaping and reshaping a working definition of American music that is as rich and rewarding as that of his any of h…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

School of Rock

SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly). Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Christmas at Stagville

A holiday open house at Historic Stagville! Explore the site and learn about holiday traditions for all different families at Stagville. You'll visit the house of the Bennehan-Cameron slaveholders, …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

David Crosby & Friends: Sky Trails Tour 2017

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour in November and December. Joining him will be five musical f…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

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”, …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Joe Henry Debut of a New Album + Performance: THRUM

For three decades, the singer, songwriter, producer, and author Joe Henry has been shaping and reshaping a working definition of American music that is as rich and rewarding as that of his any of h…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Music In The Plaza: Sunday Family Fun

  • Pour Taproom
  • (919) 251-8985

Pour Taproom presents live music, games, and food for the family every Sunday in CCB Plaza, the heart of downtown Durham. Kids Eat FREE all day and live music presented by The Music Lab with …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Nutcracker Tea Party

You are cordially invited to Barriskill Dance Theatre School's Nutcracker Tea Party Ticket includes holiday tea, cocoa, treats, and a special sneak peek at this year's Nutcracker Ballet. Dress your …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

98 Degrees at Christmas

98° have made their Christmas plans for this year. The vocal quartet comprised of Nick Lachey, Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre and Jeff Timmons who are renowned for signature R&B-tinged, …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Northgate Jams!

Jam sessions each week to play old time, bluegrass and country. No rules, however, so all musicians are welcome to join in the fun. Park in the parking deck closest to the movie theater or in …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

JACK Quartet American Music No. 1

In just a decade, the JACK Quartet has become one of the most enterprising and energized new music powerhouses in the world. The quartet was formed at the Eastman School of Music in order to pursue …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Michael Jones Trio

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

FREE admission.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Music In The Plaza: Thurs Local Live

  • CCB Plaza

Pour Taproom presents evening performances in CCB Plaza every Thursday featuring local artists and musicians. Pour Taproom Durham is a pay-by-the-ounce taproom where you can pour your own drink …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Stephen Hough, Piano

Stephen Hough is a renaissance man. A composer, writer, poet, painter, and MacArthur Fellow, the British-born Hough’s reputation long ago moved beyond classical circles, making him an unlikely …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

A Kid's Life: Taffy Pulling

Travel back in time with us to the 1800s when taffy pulling parties were a popular pastime, especially around Christmas. Help us make old fashioned taffy, and taste some too! Drop-in program, no …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Carolina Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Join Carolina Ballet as they celebrate the 16th anniversary of Carolina Ballet’s family favorite, The Nutcracker. A holiday tradition that’s perfect for the whole family, Carolina …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Christmas in the Piedmont during the Civil War event

Visit Bennett Place and learn how families and soldiers celebrated the holiday during the Civil War. See how families, like the Bennett's, decorated their home in a modest style, learn about how …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Escher Quartet ft. Jason Vieaux

During the last decade, New York’s Escher String Quartet has risen through the ranks of a crowded field to become one of music’s most engaging string ensembles. The quartet has broadened …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Triangle Youth Ballet - The Nutcracker

The Triangle Youth Ballet of Chapel Hill presents the 123 year old Russian ballet. Live Music by the Tchaikovsky Virtuosi.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
1-25 OF 62

 

Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604