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Events in Durham, NC

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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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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Free Showing of "Mully" movie at White Rock Baptist Church

  • White Rock Baptist Church
  • (919) 688-8136

The community is invited to see “Mully”, a movie about Charles Mully, when as a boy was abandoned by his parents at the age of six in Kenya. He became very wealthy, but listened to God …


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Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip

Book Harvest and Scholastic are hosting the ultimate summer reading road trip event to celebrate “A Magical Summer of Reading.” In an effort to get kids reading this summer, the 2018 …


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Splish Splash Summer Camp

Don’t slip and slide your way past this incredible Splish-Splash filled "Fitness is Fun" summer camp experience at Sky Zone Durham at Northgate! In addition to trampoline assisted …


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A.I.M.

Presented in Association with The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. A.I.M, under the Artistic Direction of Kyle Abraham, creates evocative, interdisciplinary works. Born into hip-hop culture …


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Amino VITAL Junior Golf Tournament

Youth amateur golf tournament at Treyburn Country Club. The event features 96 of the worlds best junior golfers. The 4 day event includes a Junior Pro-Am and 3 days of competition!


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Bulltown Comedy Series

Free stand-up comedy.


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Free Screening of "Resilience"

  • J.J. Henderson Housing Center

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that …


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Matsuri Omakase Dinner

  • Dashi
  • (910) 471-8449

Enjoy a one-night-only omakase meal at Dashi! Celebrate summer with unique interpretations of Japanese street food. Matsuri refers to thousands of festivals that are held in Japan every year. …


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Stretch and Sip at The Wine Feed

  • The Wine Feed
  • (828) 260-0517

Stretch and Sip at The Wine Feed. Flow into relaxation in this all-levels Hatha Yoga class. Students will generate heat and build strength and flexibility before settling into deep, relaxing poses. …


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The Get Up Kids

Indie rock. Presented by Cat's Cradle. With Racquet Club, Ageist.


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Trivia w/ Nikko ft. Durty Bull!

Show off how smart you are! Stay tuned to hear what the rounds are!  Draught list TBD


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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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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Great American Cleanup Run

Group-led plogging with Bull City Running! Post-run activity: create your own shoe planter! Giveaways, sneaker demos, & more!


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Höpler Wine Dinner with April Draeger

This decadent 5-course dinner will feature an incredible selection of boutique bottles from the Burgandland vineyards of the Höpler Winery. Höpler is an Austrian, family-owned winery …


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Indigo Girls

Grammy award-winning folk rock duo. Twenty years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have politely declined the opportunity to slow down with age. W…


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Moviediva Film Series - Leo McCarey's The Awful Truth

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.


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Music in the Gardens: Anna & Elizabeth

Anna & Elizabeth have transformed a shared passion for Appalachian folk songs and archival research into an evocative take on bluegrass. Picking up where Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard left o…


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Summer Time Open Gym

Need a break from the heat? Kids need to get some extra energy out? Join some local friends for an hour of fun and activities!


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Blowin' Up – Full Frame Road Show Summer Series

In 2004, the United States' first problem-solving court around prostitution was created in Queens County, New York. With unparalleled access to the workings of the court, presided over by the …


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Cameron Esposito: Person of Consequence

  • The Pinhook

Cameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. In addition to her work as a nationally touring headliner, Cameron has appeared on NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, TBS, IFC, E!, …


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Hoax Theory presents: The Baghdad Battery

For an object so elemental in its composition--clay, iron, copper and asphalt--the Baghdad Battery becomes more inscrutable and occult upon closer consideration. Proffered by some as evidence of an …


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