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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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24 Mappy Hour Durham: Kayak the Triangle

Mappy Hour is a happy hour for city dwellers who ♥ the outdoors. Want to learn how to kayak? Planning your first backpacking trip? There's definitely someone drinking a beer next to you who's …


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The Garden Chef: Salads

Make the most of your garden harvest with the fresh recipes and ideas you will learn in this class. Recipes will feature edible flowers and herbal pestos. The dishes introduce you to new techniques …


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Introduction to Digital Photography Class Begins

This class will cover all aspects of using a digital camera and address new camera users and enthusiasts looking to fill in knowledge gaps. You will learn to use your camera settings to improve …


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The WOW Factor: Effective Planting Combinations for Your Garden - Color in the Garden

Learn to create a dynamic, exciting garden - a garden with WOW! This session, one of three in the WOW Factor series, will focus on effectively using color in your garden. Instructor: Bobby Mottern, …


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Meet the Keepers: Chickens

Plan your Duke Gardens visit to include this special opportunity to meet the keepers of the Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden. In this class, horticulturist Lindsey Fleetwood will introduce you to t…


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Piedmont Wildlife Center's Mini BioBlitz 2018

Join the Piedmont Wildlife Center in a mini BioBlitz! With the help of expert naturalists, you'll go on an owl prowl and survey our local nocturnal raptors. In years past, groups have documented …


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Full Moon Fever Bike Ride

Experience the American Tobacco Trail at night. The group will ride together south on the Tobacco Trail as far as each individual rider would like to ride, usually 15 miles on the pavement, with a…


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Goat Yoga and Guided Meditation with Goats

  • Hux Family Farm
  • (919) 666-7258

Get your relaxation and goat cuddles on! Experience yoga and guided meditation classes with the farm's animals. They have trained therapy goats, a couple of sheep, and a sweet livestock guardian dog …


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Piedmont Farm Tour

  • Various locations
  • (919) 542-2402

Experience the Triangle’s local and organic farm and food scene over a weekend! Every spring, local and sustainable farmers open their barn doors and farm gates to visitors during the …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Nature Storytime

Enjoy the outdoors together with a story read aloud in the Gardens. Nature-themed stories are followed by a related activity or garden walk. For parents and children together, ages 3-5. Adult …


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Sunset and Night Paddles

  • Falls Lake - registrants will be emailed directions
  • (919) 416-1200

Join Frog Hollow Outdoors for an evening on the water. Enjoy taking in the sights and sounds of the day easing away and the night settling in.


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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