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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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Bourbon and Blues with Ally J

Bourbon and Blues


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Bulltown Comedy Series

Free stand-up comedy.


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Code for Durham: Board of Elections + Civic Hacking Session

  • Caktus Group

Guest Speaker: Durham County Board of Elections - Derek Bowens, Director. Topic: *Improving data and tech with the Board of Elections* For first timers trying to get the most out of the n…


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How to Start an Entertainment Business

An Entertainment Business is not a typical service- or product-oriented business- it tends to focus more on the personality associated with the entertainment. It is imperative that the business is …


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Intro to Arduino Programming (for Middle School Girls)

  • Parata Systems

Low-cost microcontrollers, such as the Arduino ($8-$25), have revolutionized the way we connect the real and virtual worlds. The credit-card sized Arduino board can be used in robotics to control …


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Melodic Breathing Meditation & Sound Healing

What if you could experience some of the benefits that meditation has to offer immediately, and in a single session? This is exactly what is offerred in this workshop: a tiny peak into what …


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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 Business of Music

Speaker(s): Andre Bright & Chrystal Redding, Esq., Mad Praise Publishing Co-Sponsor(s): Durham County Library - The MakerLab This is 1 of 3 seminars that are part of the Music …


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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Where's The Money - Copyrights

Speaker(s): Andre Bright & Chrystal Redding, Esq, Mad Praise Publishing Co-Sponsor(s): Durham County Library - The Maker Lab This is 1 of 3 seminars that are part of the Music …


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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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Film Screening - “Drag Queen Storytime”

a short documentary film made by Elon University students Emma Kopkowski and Tyler Litwin. The short documentary features two drag queens who read to children at a Greensboro bookstore, promoting …


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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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Mai Tai'A GoGo

Featuring DJ Brother Cleve


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Confessions of a Lounge Singer

A spoken word performance piece centered around popular lounge singer Earl "Treetops" Johnson as he gives his final performance. Set in the lounge scene of the 60s and 70s, it focuses on …


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Digital Marketing & Analytics Link + Think

  • Method Savvy

Hear examples of how even the most complex products can fuel a content engine.


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Fireside Collective

Fireside Collective w/ Slocan Ramblers


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I am Worthy! Women's Equality Day March

Celebrate the victories for equality that women have won and rededicate your efforts to eliminating all discrimination against women. This year’s theme “I am …


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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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Leash Cutting Ceremony for Duke Dog Park

All dogs welcome, but must have proof of vaccinations to enter the dog park. Food trucks will be on-site


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Viva Voce - Spoken Word & Poetry Open Mic

  • Cocoa Cinnamon (Lakewood)

Viva Voce is a monthly spoken word and poetry open mic event in the heart of Durham for all of its people to listen and share their lyrics, rhymes, experiences, and stories through living …


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Yarn/Songs from the Road - Music on the Lawn

Alt.Country, Americana, Roots.   American Tobacco's restaurants will be open and preparing quick grab items for concertgoers. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Picnics, …


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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