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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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'Live Your Art' Jam

  • Living Arts Collective

Featuring a delightful smorgasbord of performance and participation: ·Live musical performances -Facilitated jam time ·Live painting performance by local artists ·Tarot …


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Anime-Magic Film Series presents Hayao Miyazaki's PONYO 10th Anniversary Screening

Perfect for audiences of all ages, Ponyo centers on the friendship between five-year-old Sosuke and a magical goldfish named Ponyo, the young daughter of a sorcerer father and a sea-goddess mother. …


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Anime-Magic Film Series presents Mamoru Oshii's GHOST IN THE SHELL

In 2029, a female government cyber agent and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of The Puppet Master--a computer virus capable of invading cybernetic brains and a…


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Cajammers at Mobo - Afternoon Honky Tonkin' in Durham

The Cajammers will be playing an afternoon show on March 4th at their home base - The Monkey Bottom Collaborative - opening for a touring honky tonk band.  


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Duke Baseball vs. Cornell

Non-Conference Matchup


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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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Kitchen Cheese Making

Making cheese in your kitchen is much easier than you might first think. This class covers all of the basics and will provide a framework for further experimentation. Taught by Bull City Farm's own …


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Meet the Farm Animals

  • Hux Family Farm
  • (919) 666-7258

Meet the farm animals during Farm Animal Play Time. Get cuddle time with the goats and sheep (including baby animals), watch ducks and geese, meet the horses, brush the angora rabbits, and get to …


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Mendelssohn's Elijah

Performance by Duke Chapel Choir & Duke Chorale.


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Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore

  • Five Oaks Clubhouse
  • (919) 451-0864

Grammy Award winner Mollie O’Brien became known to the rest of the world as a singers singer in 1988 when she and her brother Tim released the first of three critically-acclaimed albums for …


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NCCU Baseball vs. Iona College

Non-Conference Matchup


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Play: "Gidion’s Knot"

The slow-burning story of one teacher's conversation with the mother of a student. The tight 90 minute show finds room to address a multitude of important and thought-provoking topics, including …


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Reader's Party

Think you or someone you know is a good reader? Audible? Distinct? Expressive? Entertaining? Readers, young and old, are invited to come out and show off their reading skills. Celebrate your …


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Sunday Family Fun @Pour Taproom

  • Pour Taproom
  • (919) 251-8985

Kids Eat free every Sunday at Pour taproom, located on CCB Plaza, downtown Durham (opposite "Major"). Family friendly games are available as well as kid friendly colouring books and …


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Supervised Printing

Would you like to try your hand at darkroom processing and printing in a supervised setting? Take advantage of scheduled open printing sessions at DAC’s darkroom, where instructor Dale Rio …


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The Phantom of the Opera

“Highly recommended. Extraordinarily opulent.” – Chicago Sun-Times Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA …


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A Historic Evening with Eva Schloss - Stepsister of Anne Frank

Enter the world of Anne Frank as told by her stepsister and childhood friend, Eva Schloss. Schloss will be traveling from London to tell her story of triumph and survival during a live interview w…


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Artists in the Gardens Workshops: Nature-inspired Forms (ages 9-12)

Use art to hone your observation skills and express yourself! Art can communicate everything from how you are feeling to the close relationship between a caterpillar and its host plant. Explore …


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Event Photography Class Begins

This six-week course teaches the skills required to photograph private events in the documentary and fine-art traditions. We will cover basic and advanced skills, such as file workflow, print …


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Financial Peace University Class Begins

  • The Cov Church International
  • (910) 890-0697

Financial Peace University is a money management class that gives you a plan for your finances to help you get debt free and/or build wealth if you don't have debt! Delivered in a group format, this …


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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. Young children may …


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Combo Chimbita // Chócala

Combo Chimbita features powerhouse vocalist Carolina Oliveros, synth and bassist Prince of Queens, guitarist Niño Lento, and drummer Dilemastronauta. With Chócala - Latin …


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Parent/Child Fun with Fiber

In each workshop, parents and their little ones will explore fiber and textile crafts they can do together. Enjoy this tactile learning experience and gain new skills in the areas of nature p…


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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