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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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ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 2018 ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship will be hosted by Duke Athletics from April 26-29! The event will be held at Koskinen Stadium on the campus of Duke University. Teams from around the A…


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Adam Ezra Group

Roots-steeped, road-trippin' music.


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Bull City Vegan Challenge

  • Various Locations

The Bull City Vegan Challenge (BC/VC) is a popular month-long contest challenging top local chefs at Durham restaurants to add a plant-based (vegan) dish to their menus. Customers try the dishes …


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Carolina Challenge

Youth AAU Basketball Event. Boys Age Divisions 8U-14U & Boys Grade Divisions 9th-12th Grade. (Note: Girls Grade Divisions Remain the Same) Registration Deadline: April 20, 2018


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Celebremos las Ciencias

Celebrate the science behind food and drink. Enjoy special interactive activities presented by scientists from our community that speak Spanish and English. This event is part of the NC Science …


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Djembe FUNdamentals - Adults & Mature Youth

Make rhythm the soundtrack of YOUR life. Together with Teli Shabu students will explore the rich legacy of this versatile instrument. Using the music of Guinea, West Africa, we will begin to hone …


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Duke Softball vs. Virginia

  • Duke Softball Stadium

Atlantic Coast Conference Matchup


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Durham Public Schools Art Show

Works from DPS middle and high school students. Organized by the DPS K-12 arts education director and art teachers, the display will feature art panels with drawings, paintings, pastels, prints, …


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Durham Senior Games and SilverArts Program

  • Various locations
  • (919) 560-4355

An Olympic style competition designed to give mature adults the opportunity to compete in a host of athletic and artistic activities in various locations in Durham. Fitness, fun and community …


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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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Remove Emotional Obstacles in Pursuit of Your Best Life

Everyone is a mix of yin and yang energy. To lead balanced and harmonious lives, we must make space for both. Finding healthy balance isn’t easy since the society we live in prioritizes yang …


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Spring Green Home Tour

  • Various locations
  • (919) 493-8899

Visit homes on the annual multi-site Spring Green Home Tour April 28-29 and May 5-6 and learn how a green certified home can save you money! There will be 25 homes throughout the Triangle that will …


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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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Sunday Supper Durham

Community dinner in support of the Catholic Charities planned $1.7 million Durham Community Food Pantry and End Hunger Durham to address food insecurity in the community. A meal featuring …


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The Shaw Brothers: Volume One

No other film studio in the history of Asian Cinema has inspired more global fans than The Shaw Brothers: the dominant force behind the most significant and popular Chinese-language genre films of …


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Triangle Autism Speaks Walk

Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest autism fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism. Powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, …


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Vande Mataram - This Land, Our Home

Durham Independent Dance Artists (DIDA) presents Bharatanatyam for the first time in its fourth season A common saying in India, "Vande Mataram"—“I bow to my …


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Companion Planting Workshop (Ages 9 and Up)

Get hands-on gardening experience as you discover plants that work together to create a healthy garden. Learn which plants keep away pests, attract pollinators or add nutrients to the soil. Each …


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Innovative Fundraising for Social Entrepreneurs: Fundraising Strategies for Today’s Nonprofits

  • The Small Business Center at Durham Tech - 3rd Fl

Are you putting all your proverbial eggs in one basket? Social entrepreneurs hesitant of investing in newer techniques often miss out on opportunities to grow their revenue streams. They also run t…


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Take Back the Night Durham

Take Back the Night Durham is an annual, city-wide event in April honoring survivors of sexual violence and raising awareness for supportive services in the area. We are 100% volunteer-organized and …


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Free Interview Suit and Resume

Free Interview Suit and Resume


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How to Start a Successful Speaker Business

  • Durham Tech@RTP
  • (919) 536-7241

Learn what it takes to start your own speaker business from an experienced professional speaker. Taught by Warren Greshes, Speaking of Success.


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Jon Foreman - The 25 IN 24 Tour

As the primary songwriter and voice of Switchfoot, Jon Foreman has played thousands of sold out concerts, had more than a few radio hits, and has had his talents used to impact lives for the K…


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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