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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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ADF Musicians Concert

Join the stellar staff of musicians from the ADF School as they share their considerable talent with the entire community at the ADF Musicians Concert.


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Anne Plamondon

Choreographer and performer Anne Plamondon danced in the companies of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Nederlands Dans Theater II, and Gulbenkian Ballet in Portugal. Between 2002 and …


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Anne Plamondon

Choreographer and performer Anne Plamondon danced in the companies of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Nederlands Dans Theater II, and Gulbenkian Ballet in Portugal. Between 2002 and …


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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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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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Guided Farm Tours (includes goat cuddles)

  • Hux Family Farm
  • (919) 666-7258

Take a farm tour the first and third Sunday of each month from March to November. The farm will no longer be open to the public for drop ins; rather they want to create meaningful relationships and …


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Impractical Jokers

By popular demand, an additional show for the cast of truTV’s Impractical Jokers has been added. The cast of truTV’s Impractical Jokers a.k.a. acclaimed comedy troupe The Tenderloins w…


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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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The Sticky Note Show

A fundraiser for The Carrack. This summer, The Carrack is mixing things up. They present The Sticky Note Show, a new take on our summer of community show and fundraiser. #stickwithus Inspired by …


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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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Durham Bulls vs. Gwinnett Stripers

Postgame Fireworks. Kick off Independence Week with a bang, as a fireworks show follows the Monday contest!


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Durham County Library Harry Potter Trivia

Die hard Potter fans probably already know this but Monday July 2, 2018 marks 20 years since Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets was first published. To celebrate, enjoy a round of Harry P…


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C.W. Stoneking

All Ages


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Durham Bulls vs. Gwinnett Stripers

Fireworks Extravaganza. Start the 4th of July celebration one night early, as the DBAP will feature a massive fireworks display in advance of the holiday!


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L-E-V

One Night Only! Since 2006, collaborators Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar have been a significant voice in the artistic community, creating a continuous stream of critically acclaimed original works for …


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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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Tuesday Night Trivia


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4th of July Celebration

  • New Creation United Methodist Church

The Hispanic Ministry of New Creation United Methodist Church will celebrate all people that make up this beautifully diverse country for the 4th of July. There will be kids games, hotdogs, …


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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 Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Bulls. The dynamic fireworks show will begin immediately following the game. If it rains, the call to cancel t…


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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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Open Mic Night

  • The Bar

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


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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