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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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11th Annual True Blue Golf Classic

Duke Women’s Basketball is proud to again partner with the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation and its founder, Tracy Callahan, to host the 11th Annual True Blue Golf Classic. The mission of t…


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A Job Fair for Mature Professionals

This job fair is designed for ages 55 and older. The day will include workshops, service information, and valued resources for the seasoned job seeker. There will be employment representatives …


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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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Click! Photo Exhibit - Field Camera Work

  • Horse & Buggy Press
  • (919) 949-4847

Both artists in this exhibit utilize large format cameras and make prints by hand in a darkroom. Holden shares a culled retrospective of 10 years. Inspired primarily by walking the creeks and …


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Durham County Judicial Building Grand Opening Celebration

  • Durham County Administration II Building

Board of County Commissioners Chair Wendy Jacobs will preside and speakers for the event will include County Manager Wendell Davis, Deputy Director of Engineering and Environmental Services Peri …


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Latin American Film Festival

  • Various venues

Founded in 1986, by Sharon Mujica, the Latin American Film Festival celebrates the power and artistry of Latin America's film and audiovisual production. Its mission is to provide a space in North …


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Rio Mira - Cultural & Community Engagement Experience through Music

  • El Centro Hispano of Durham
  • (919) 995-9763

Celebrate the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month with a very intimate musical cultural experience. Learn about the roots, history and music of this wonderful, talented, spiritual group. Rio Mira is …


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Sweetheart of the Rodeo

On the 50th anniversary of their groundbreaking album, Sweetheart of the Rodeo, Byrds co-founders, Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman will perform the album in its entirety and tell the stories that …


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Bulltown Comedy Series

Free stand-up comedy.


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Classroom Open Hours

Welcome to an open-ended exploration in the learning laboratory. Tinker to your heart’s content, rearrange moving parts and explore the nature museum and teaching library. An on-site staff …


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Duke Men's Soccer Vs. High Point

Duke men's soccer home game vs. High Point.


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Durham Garden Forum: Approaches to Planting Design

A landscape design will take shape before your eyes as Preston Montague, landscape architect and artist from Lift[ED] Landscapes, builds a landscape design in ‘real time.’ He will work …


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Flynt Flossy And Turquoise Jeep

Turquoise Jeep Records is an independent record label founded by Flynt Flossy and Whatchyamcallit. It is best known for its YouTube videos including "Lemme Smang It" (by Yung Humma …


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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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Prague Philharmonic Children’s Choir

Founded in 1932, the Prague Philharmonic Children’s Choir is the oldest and largest children's concert choir in the Czech Republic. This award-winning ensemble has been a staple of Czech radio …


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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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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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Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture featuring Mitch Prinstein

The topic of the lecture will be Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of Relationships Mitch Prinstein is the John Van Seters …


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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Berndsen

Red-bearded viking and pop auteur David Berndsen mines the 1980's for inspiration in his retro-futurist analogue-feeling sound. Berndsen conjures influences from the likes of Michael Jackson to …


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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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CloZee

Under the broad structure of electronic and bass music, and informed by sound the world over, Clozee finds her best fit in World Bass' corner. Her classical guitar roots allow her an informed, …


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Hi-Wire Brewing with Ann Arader

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

Bobby from Hi-Wire will be at Arcana from 8-11pm to talk about the brewery, and their new location at Goldenbelt. Live music with Ann Arader. Ann Arader is a solo jazz/blues guitarist/singer, who …


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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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Missing Middle Housing Lecture

Guest Speaker: Karen Parolek, Opticos Design Principal and CFO. Could the Missing Middle help solve Durham's housing shortage? "Missing Middle" was coined by Daniel Parolek of …


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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