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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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Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


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Ciompi Quartet Presents 2018 Summer Chamber Music Series

The new cellist in the Ciompi Quartet, Caroline Stinson, presents "Quotation and Variation", her first concert as member of the Quartet. The works on her program celebrate and highlight t…


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Durham Comics Fest

  • (919) 560-8648

Durham County Library's annual celebration of comics readers and creators of all ages returns for its 8th year! Enjoy workshops, trivia night, local artist alley, comics creator networking and much …


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Nature Adventures Camp: Animals in the Garden (K-2) Begins

Thank you for your interest in Duke Gardens' Nature Adventures Camp, weekly day camps for children entering grades K-8. We look forward to exploring the wonders of nature with your children. Campers …


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Summer Camp : Fitness is Fun with Party in the USA Theme

In addition to all the "fitness is fun" activities you expect from Sky Zone, we have special activities planned this week to educate the campers about 5 different states in the USA - New …


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Code for Durham 5th Birthday Celebration

Code for Durham is turning 5, and celebrating half a decade of civic tech projects including School Navigator, Food Inspector, Budget Visualization and Adopt-A-Drain. They’ll also preview t…


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Durham Bulls vs. Charlotte Knights

Money Off Monday. Head to the DBAP for a special edition of $1 Concessions! All game long, enjoy $1 Bright Leaf hot dogs, popcorn and soda.


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Durham Bulls vs. Charlotte Knights

Taco Tuesday. All game long, get $2 tacos at the DBAP! Go for the baseball, stay for the tacos.


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North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra

The North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra (NCJRO) continues its fantastic monthly residency at the Sharp Nine. Don't miss the opportunity to hear this great big band in an intimate setting! BYOB


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Novel Sounds: Florence Dore & Will Rigby Book Event & Musical Performance

Join on the roof for a Book Launch Party in partnership with The Regulator for UNC English Professor, writer, and musician Florence Dore and her husband, musician Will Rigby. Celebrate the …


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Paul Taylor Dance Company

The Paul Taylor Dance Company, established in 1954, is one of the world's most highly respected and sought-after ensembles. Artistic Director Paul Taylor is considered by many to be America’s …


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Reimagining 15-501 Corridor Study Public Workshop

  • The Church of the Good Shepherd

A formal presentation and visioning activity will occur from 6:30-8pm. The Durham Chapel Hill Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) and the North Carolina Department of …


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Stretch and Sip at The Wine Feed

  • The Wine Feed
  • (828) 260-0517

Stretch and Sip at The Wine Feed. Flow into relaxation in this all-levels Hatha Yoga class. Students will generate heat and build strength and flexibility before settling into deep, relaxing poses. …


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The Garden Chef: Sauces, Salsas, and Vinaigrettes

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 will help you learn new …


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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Abundance with Adele

  • The Frontier

Ready to ditch the obstacles that hold you back from having the confidence, clients, and income you desire and know are capable of? Enjoy an innovative and complimentary live monthly business …


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An Evening Rescuing Monkeys and Lions

Special screening event: Dodo Heroes: "First Taste of Freedom." Follow the joyous and uplifting story of the rescue of spider monkey Pepe: how he was reunited with his own kind and taken …


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Blac Rabbit

Blac Rabbit


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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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Durham Bulls vs. Charlotte Knights

Home game for the Durham Bulls. Teacher Appreciation Night. Join the Bulls at the DBAP as the team honors educators from around the Triangle and the state!


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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Michael Che

Having been named one of Rolling Stone’s “50 Funniest People,” Buzzfeed's "50 Hottest Men in Comedy," and Variety’s “Top 10 Comics To Watch,” Michael C…


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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