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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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Be Connected: DURMTalks with Jesse & Desmera

Beyú Caffé Presents — BE CONNECTED: DurmTalks w/ Jesse & Desmera (also with creative direction by Allie Capo) Happy New Year! “DurmTalks w/ Jesse & …


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Blackspace January Poetry Slam Qualifier

  • NorthStar

Those that sign up will be competing with their poetry for a chance to become 1 of up to 6 members of the Blackspace Poetry Slam Team. This team will go to Brave New Voices, an international p…


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Bulltown Comedy Series

Free stand-up comedy.


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Code Basics Course Begins

Powered by Durham Tech and Momentum Learning, Inc., the Code Basics course is for coding beginners who want to go beyond online tutorials. These classes will take place in the evenings over a …


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Durham Garden Forum: Honeybees and Native Bees

Bees are essential to our food supply and health, but they are profoundly threatened by environmental changes and disease. Matthew Yearout from the Durham County Beekeepers Association will d…


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Health is Power Discussion Series - Nutrition for Optimum Health

This monthly, on-going discussion series will focus on topics designed to get you talking and thinking about ways in which you can improve your life through fun, accessible, and maintainable …


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Periodic Tables: Stop the Internet, I Want to Get off… or Maybe Not

As we all know, the internet is a mixed blessing: instant access to knowledge comes with worries about privacy, information overload, truth and verifiability. Where do we get our news? Where s…


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SummerWork Youth Job Expo

Each year hundreds of youth, ages 14-24, attend this expo to seek summer employment and internship opportunities in order to gain work experiences, build their résumés, and earn income …


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Veterans Heathcare and Claims Fair

  • Little Rivver Community Complex
  • (919) 560-8387

Are you a Veteran or have a family member that is? Do you have healthcare questions, need help with filing, or other concerns? Durham County Veteran Services and Public Health are hosting, a…


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We Can! Day - Help create Catawba Trail Farm and do Trail Maintenance

UCAN has scheduled its first series of official workdays. This will begin UCAN's creation of the Catawba Trail Farm located at 2080 Sawmill Creek Parkway(see the link below for directions), Durham, …


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Durham Comics Project: Drink & Draw

  • Saladelia

This is for those new to comics and well seasoned vets alike. The hardest part of making comics is often making the time to draw, so make that time together.


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International Folk Dance Club Social Dance

  • Living Arts Collective

Open to the public and no partners are necessary. 7:00 PM - Easy dances 8:00 PM - Teaching for half an hour 9:25 PM - Dancing ends Parking in the area of the LAC is tight. See the …


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Lecture - DHHS’s Priorities for Addressing Early Childhood Health and Education in North Carolina

Lecture by Mandy Cohen, N.C. Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. A reception will follow the talk. Visitor parking is available for a fee at the Science Drive visitors' …


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Louis Boillot Paired Dinner

  • Rue Cler
  • (919) 682-8844

The dinner will be hosted by Rue Cler owner and Burgundy collector, Nathan Vandergrift. Reservations required.


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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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Toddler Time

  • Sky Zone Durham
  • (919) 425-0800

Toddlers are welcome any time, but for the best experience, bring toddlers during designated Toddler Times on Wednesday and Saturday from 9-10am. 1 parent/guardian jumps for FREE during toddler …


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Triangle Zouk Fundamentals 6-Week Series Begins

  • Living Arts Collective

This six-week series covers the fundamentals of Brazilian zouk connection and movement. It is suitable for beginners and anyone wanting to deepen their understanding of zouk …


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Wednesday Night Trivia

Wednesday night is Trivia Night at Bull McCabe's, winner of The Independent's 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 "Best Trivia in the Triangle"! On Tuesday afternoon each week's specific R…


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West 94th St Pub Trivia

Prizes for 1st and 2nd place teams.


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Latin Vibe on Thursday Nights

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

CoboBrothers Presents Latin Vibe at Beyu on Thursday Nights With Live Musicians! Start with a free dance lesson at 9pm and then dance the night away. Please note that there will be limited …


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Matthew Paul Butler

Matthew Paul Butler's music is equal parts delicacy and anarchy - indie neo-folk soul rock - emotional and musical nuance and egress. With Charles Walker, Evel Arc.


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Movie Loft presents 'What About Me'

Movie Loft is chin-up at Shadowbox Studio into the brave new year with a screening of Rachel Amodeo's gritty feature debut 'What About Me'. From 1993, though filmed starting in 1989, the …


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Nicola Bullock presents IMAGO

  • The Fruit

What happens when dreams and reality collide? In a new sci-fi dance-theater performance experience, DIDA co-founder, now Berlin-based dance-theater artist Nicola Bullock offers Triangle audiences 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