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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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Active Aging Conference: Navigating the Vast Choices for Seniors

This FREE program features community resources for older adults and their families. Learn and receive information about the options available for seniors in the area including housing facilities, …


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Baby Goat Festival

  • Prodigal Farm

Tour the 95-acre farm and milking parlor, play with the baby goats, meet the milking does, and taste Prodigal Farm's nationally award-winning cheeses. They'll have tasty homemade food available …


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Bahama Farmers' Market

  • Bahama Ruritan Club
  • (919) 943-5577

The Bahama Farmer's Market is empowered by The Bahama Ruritans and includes Food Trucks so you can shop and dine locally.


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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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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. Campbell University

  • Duke Softball Stadium

Non-Conference Matchup Last Home Game of the Season


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Durham Bulls vs. Toledo Mud Hens

Kids Run the Bases. After every Sunday home game, children get to show off their speed! Following the contest, kids get to run the DBAP bases, just like the Bulls


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Durham Greek Festival 2018

Experience the fabulous flavors, sights, and sounds of Greece! Enjoy favorite Greek foods including gyros, grilled chicken pita wraps, pork souvlaki, spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese pie) and …


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Durham Public Schools Art Show

Works from DPS elementary 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, c…


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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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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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NCCU Baseball vs. Florida A&M

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference


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Preservation Durham Home Tour

  • Chesterfield Building
  • (919) 682-3036

Preservation Durham's Annual Home Tour: Houses of the Late Victorian Era. With the Dukes' consolidation of the nation's tobacco industry between 1890 and 1910 and their expansion into …


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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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Durham Bulls vs. Norfolk Tides

Home game for the Durham Bulls


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Branding with Annie

Would you like to maximize your marketing materials, learn brand strategy, and discover how to "brand" your small business better? This complimentary, interactive workshop is perfect for …


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Duke Baseball vs. Liberty

Non-Conference Matchup


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Durham Bulls vs. Norfolk Tides

Education Day. It's Education Day at the ballpark! Schools from all over the Triangle will be in attendance to take in a baseball game, and learn a little in the process.


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Grants Research Workshop for Entrepreneurs

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

This workshop will provide information on how to search and identify grants for your business (for profit and nonprofit) and to navigate the grant seeking process. Participants should have …


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Maintain Your Home Vegetable Garden: Summer Class Begins

Keep your vegetables thriving through the summer with tips and methods from instructor Emily McGinty of Duke Campus Farm. In this class, you will learn water-saving strategies, staking and mulching …


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Pup Quiz Trivia

  • Barley Labs
  • (919) 432-4597

Trivia at Barley Labs! Teams: 2-4 people per team (dogs are welcome but aren't included in your team count). Trivia Topics: 6 rounds of "Hybrid Vigor" trivia (some dog trivia, some beer …


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
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