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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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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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Durham Bulls vs. Pawtucket Red Sox

First Responder Appreciation Night. Touch A Truck. Join the Bulls and local EMS agencies for the team's second annual Touch A Truck event! Come to the DBAP early to see fire trucks, police cars 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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Julie Cira & The Wake // DUMP HIM // Baynaham

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

Julie Cira & The Wake punk at heart, queer alt-country/rock from western MA (via NC) https://juliecira.bandcamp.com/ DUMP HIM (solo) pop punk queercore from western MA/Boston (request some …


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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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Music of the Heart

  • Living Arts Collective

Explore practices that can help tune your ears to a more subtle music within. Guided by the feelings and sensations that arise as you listen and sing, you will discover how to use music as craft to …


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Paw Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure"

Brand New Live Show X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure! It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! …


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Southern Documentary Fund Artists Convening

  • Various locations

A weekend of community building and sharing best practices. Filmmakers from around the South and beyond are invited for a weekend of enlightening workshops, panels, and pitch sessions, combined …


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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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Triangle Blues Society Jam: Willfest VIII with Will Mcfarlane Band

The 8th Annual WillFest All Star Birthday Jam/TBS 1st Sunday Open Jam. We love that Will McFarlane has chosen to spend his birthday with us every year AND that it coincides with our …


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Andrew Grimm and ellen cherry

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

Andrew Grimm (of June Star) and ellen cherry on the last stop of their Why Aren't You Famous? tour.


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GXP Guidelines Course Begins

  • Research Triangle Park
  • (919) 536-7240

GXP Guidelines The course is relevant to gain knowledge of the regulations and guidelines for working in a regulated GXP environment which include the following - Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), …


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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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Joe Biden

AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION WITH THE 47TH VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES Vice President Biden has discussed the big political moments of his career, the life-altering choices he made, and the …


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Meet-and-Greet with the Triangle Area Pagan Alliance

  • Arcana

Hang out with the Triangle Area Pagan Alliance. Expect cocktails, conversation, tarot, and shenanigans. Bring cash for the tarot card readers. This event is open to all - whether you are a …


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Microsoft Access 2016 – Introduction

  • Durham Tech's Small Business Center
  • (919) 536-7241

Course ID: 62560 May 23 registration deadline This two-day course will equip new students with an overview of Access basics, providing a beginner level foundation of the application and prepare …


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Open Mic Night

  • The Bar

Singers/ rappers/ dancers welcome. 1 song allowed. Must sign up at door.


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Play - " Wakey, Wakey"

A beautiful, funny, and moving meditation on the sorrow and joy we accumulate on life's journey, by one of the most remarkable and distinctive playwrights in American theater. Expect laughter. …


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Again, but this time with feeling

  • Living Arts Collective

In a new group work called "Again, but this time with feeling", Anna Barker of real.live.people applies her signature dance-theater style to the human experience of failure. This p…


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Karaoke

  • The Bar

18 to enter, 21 to drink.


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Larger Than Life Science: All Abuzz

  • The Chesterfield

On June 7th we’ll share what’s buzzing in bio. Get your startup’s product into a real life testing environment. Learn what you need to know about data security. Find the right …


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Walk on the Wild Side

Explore wild North Carolina in these seasonal walks through the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants on the first Thursday of every month. Instructor: Stefan Bloodworth, curator of the Blomquist G…


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Bull Durham 30th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, June 8 there will be a screening of the movie at Durham Athletic Park, the exact site of the picture's filming. That evening fans will have the opportunity to watch the flick on a giant …


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Buy It Call It Trilogy by Monet Noelle Marshall

  • The Fruit - Durham Fruit & Produce Co.
  • (516) 477-8804

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA Following the success of Buy My Soul And Call It Art, Durham-based artist Monet Noelle Marshall is premiering Buy My Body And Call It A Ticket. The second installment of her …


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Durham, NC 27701 USA
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