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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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Bull City Golf Classic Fore Kids

Play a round of golf for the youth of Durham and Chapel Hill. The tournament will begin at noon, followed by an awards dinner, featuring keynote speaker Olympic Medalist Bershawn Jackson and prize …


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Els for Autism 8th Annual Golf Challenge

Registration is now open for the eighth-annual Els for Autism Golf Challenge, one of the largest charity-driven, amateur golf tournaments in history. Golfers are being invited to take up the …


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Flash Chorus Sings Ricky Martin and Metallica

Conductor Seamus Kenney and a live band help you learn and sing a pair of pop, indie, and retro songs! They also have a videographer on hand to record the final performance of each song so you can …


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Growing Artists Exhibit

See and celebrate art created by children during the spring Artists in the Gardens homeschool workshops. Join the opening reception on Monday, from 12:30-2 p.m., or drop in to see the exhibit any …


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Rick Fisher Presents "My Favorite Images - Taking and Making"

Local photographers won't want to miss this presentation by Rick Fisher's Photography. As an invaluable member of Duke Gardens' volunteer photographer team, Rick has created some of Duke Gardens' …


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ACC Baseball Championship

Durham is proud to host the 2018 ACC Baseball Championship! 12 ACC Baseball Teams will play a pool-play format with three games each on Tuesday-Friday, culminating in two semi-final games on S…


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GMP and SOP Course Begins

  • Northern Durham Center
  • (919) 536-7240

GMP and SOP This course consists of six (6) GMP modules stressing the importance of GMP and SOP practices in FDA-regulated industries. The modules are: Orientation/Refresher, Deliberate …


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Knitting for Beginners

Have you ever wanted to knit but don't know where to begin? Learn the process of how to knit. The foundational skills will lead you to a fun and creative outlet. All supplies included. …


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Screening: "Look & See - A Portrait of Wendell Berry" in Partnership with Slow Money NC

Join for a documentary screening of "Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry", in partnership with Slow Money NC. Filmed across four seasons in the farming cycle, "Look & …


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Baseball / Tee-ball Enrichment Camp for Kids Begins

Free enrichment opportunity for children ages 5-12! Bring your children to one place at one time for an hour of fun!! Baseball / Tee-ball runs through May 30th. Meet every Wednesday evening from …


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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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Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

It’s YOUR night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose! Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh …


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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Microsoft Excel 2016 – Introduction

  • Durham Tech's Small Business Center
  • (919) 536-7241

Course ID: 62558 May 9 registration deadline Excel can help you organize, calculate, analyze, revise, update, and present your data. This course aims to provide you with a foundation for Excel …


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Play - " Wakey, Wakey"

A beautiful, funny, and moving meditation on the sorrow and joy we accumulate on life's journey, by one of the most remarkable and distinctive playwrights in American theater. Expect laughter. …


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Roddy Radiation (of the Specials) and the Scotch Bonnets with the Spectacles

Roddy Radiation, former lead guitarist of the legendary British ska band The Specials, will be backed by the Baltimore/DC punky reggae crew The Scotch Bonnets. The Specials pioneered the ska …


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Valor Games Southeast 2018

Cheer on and support our military men and women! Veterans and members of the Armed Services with disabilities from all over the country will be challenging themselves in spirited adapted sports …


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Crucial Fiya

Crucial Fiya is multi-faceted Reggae band that has the capability of performing for the most serious roots reggae music lover with a blend of R&B and classic rock for those in need of a good …


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Devout Diamond Diva’s Women’s Conference

Devout Diamond Diva's Women's Conference "It's Time To Soar Remix!'" We are continually growing stronger, more vibrant and more determined to live fuller lives. The Devout Diamond Diva's …


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Durham Business & Professional Chain Business Awards Luncheon

The Durham Business & Professional Chain will honor three accomplished and deserving Triangle entrepreneurs. Awardees: - Carl Richardson (New Business Award), Ricky Moore (Business …


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Electronic Notary (e-notary)

  • Durham Tech's Small Business Center
  • (919) 536-7241

Course ID: 62546. Students must already be commissioned as a notary public before taking the Electronic Notary course. To be admitted to this course, the NC Secretary of State requires that all …


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Movie Loft presents "Space is the Place"

Two days on the heels of Sun Ra's 104th birthday, celebrate & journey with us into the gloriously weird cosmos. From 1974, 'Space is the Place' is an Afrofuturist sci-fi apocalyptic free-jazz …


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Robbie Fulks *seated show*

Robbie Fulks is a singer, recording artist, instrumentalist, composer, and songwriter. His most recent release, 2017’s Upland Stories, earned year’s-best recognition from NPR and Rolling …


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Thinking Outside the Box: Film & Hip Hop

  • Playground Studios

Join May's discussion on Film 'n Hip Hop. Not Hip Hip movies and documentaries, but film makers helping contribute and build the culture.


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"Art To Remember" by artist Gartifacts, featuring live Acoustic music by Mother Earth

Meet artist Gartifacts and see his newest art pieces Artist Garry Atkinson (Gartifacts) is a Raleigh artist with a love for history, nature, and visual teaching. His collection of unique abstract …


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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