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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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An Evening with Pete Yorn: You & Me

It's hard to think of anything more starkly reliable than the ticking of a clock, but time is an untrustworthy thing. It feels like ages since we've had a proper Pete Yorn LP to dissect, though it's …


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An Evening with Sarah McLachlan

Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will perform at DPAC. Sarah McLachlan is one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters in entertainment with over 40 …


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Duke Men's Soccer Vs. George Washington

Duke men's soccer home game vs. George Washington.


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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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Rabies Vaccination Clinic

  • Durham County Sheriff's Office, Animal Services Division
  • (919) 560-0630

The Durham County Sheriff's Office Animal Services Division offers a low cost one year rabies vaccination for cats and dogs 4 months of age and older. Dogs must be on a leash and cats will need to b…


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Ready Steady Balance, Fall Prevention Expo

Come learn how to prevent falls! Visit exhibitors and participate in free health screenings! Please call or stop by to register in advance.


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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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Tuesday Night Trivia


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"Healing, Restoration and Deliverance

Sponsored by God’s General, Incorporated, a group of Churches who have come together for the purpose of gathering, uniting, training and supporting ministries for empowerment through …


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Andrew W.K.

All the bluntness, passion and classicism of rock 'n' roll, boiled down and purified to its base elements. Power. Movement. Melody. Emotion. Noise. A sound simultaneously life-affirming, …


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Bambara w/ Wailin' Storms, Night Battles

Bambara is a Brooklyn-via-Georgia based noise/punk band with a dark, Western slant. From the scorched blood red plains of Corpus Christi, Texas to the soaked heart of the eastern shore swamp, …


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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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Drive to Thrive Banquet

An evening of story-telling, food and fellowship to raise funds for ReCity. Dorian Burton of the Kenan Charitable Trust will be the guest speaker.


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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Kids Soccer Camp

Ready to play some soccer this fall? Durham Memorial Baptist Church is hosting a FREE soccer program for the local community! Kids ages 5-12 are welcome to join in the fun for 6 straight weeks of …


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Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Events presents: Elyse Archer on: Rich, Famous, and Influential: How to use the power of personal branding to build an empire and make a difference And David Newton o…


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Moviediva Film Series - George Cukor's Born Yesterday

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


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Oyster Wine Dinner

This yearly revelry is a celebration of the best bivalves paired with delicious sparkling wines. Reservations required.


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Squirrel Nut Zippers

The Squirrel Nut Zippers began their musical journey in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the mid 1990's, as a musician's escape from the cookie cutter world of modern rock radio at the time. Jimbo …


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The WOW Factor: Effective Planting Combinations for Your Garden— Connecting Indoor and Outdoor

The best gardens feel effortless and exciting. They have a “wow” impact that you want in your own garden. Instructor Bobby Mottern, landscape architect and Duke Gardens horticulture …


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Will Oldham (a.k.a. Bonnie "Prince" Billy) 'Lecture One: Making Songs'

Will Oldham is not only a writer of great songs; he is a student of them. “When I heard the other kids around the campfire singing ‘Casey Jones,’ ‘Cortez the Killer,’ …


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Wise and Well - Weathering the Storm: Emergency Preparedness and Older Adults

Learn about how to protect your health in an emergency! Helping Durham Seniors remain Wise and Well!


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