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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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"One Eno" by Holden Richards: Gallery Talk

  • West Point on the Eno: Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography
  • (919) 471-1623

Join Holden Richards as he guides you through his current photography exhibit "One Eno." Each photograph has a story, from scouting the location, the developing technique, or a memory …


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Brett Chambers

Brett has been running open mic nights and keeping music alive around the Triangle for years! Now hear him at The Blue Note Grill.


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Dance Performance - Eclipsed

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company

Women's Theatre Festival Presents ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira. Women Win Wars...Without Weapons. Eclipsed takes place in 2003 and tells the story of five Liberian women and their tale of s…


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Durham Bulls vs. Syracuse Chiefs

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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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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Gospel Stage Play - "The Amen Corner" by James Baldwin

  • University Theatre in the Farrison-Newton Building
  • (919) 957-9692

After giving a fiery Sunday morning sermon, Margaret is confronted by the unexpected arrival of her long estranged husband, Luke, who collapses from illness shortly thereafter. Their son, David, …


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Hoax Theory presents: The Baghdad Battery

For an object so elemental in its composition--clay, iron, copper and asphalt--the Baghdad Battery becomes more inscrutable and occult upon closer consideration. Proffered by some as evidence of an …


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Learn to Knit Lace

In this 2 session class, learn to knit lace and read lace patterns while knitting the Synnott's Mill Cowl, a simple chevron lace design in DK weight yarn. The class will cover provisional cast on, …


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Olde Timey Funday with Kendra Bragg

Kendra Bragg is a composer and songwriter from the Piedmont area of North Carolina. She grew up surrounded by influences as far apart as Liszt and Led Zeppelin, and it shows in her music. She mixes …


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Raleigh City Tour Golf Tournament at Duke University Golf Club

The Raleigh City Tour offers local and national competition with a low commitment—The Raleigh City Tour holds at least one weekend event (Saturday or Sunday) per month during the summer, and …


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Russell E. Blunt East Coast Invitational

Youth track and field meet that has been in existence for 31 years and allows competition for athletes 8-18 years of age. The event is sanctioned by USATF.


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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 Spill Canvas

The Spill Canvas w/ Punchline, Selfish Things


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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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Bodega

All Ages


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Cheer Unity Cheer Camp

The Cheer Unity Cheer Camp is designed for the aspiring young athletes who want to develop cheer skills in an exciting, creative, and fun atmosphere. There will be college and high school …


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Sounds of Change Youth Workshop and Community Event

The Sounds of Change Youth Project will hold a spoken word workshop for LGBTQ youth ages of 15-19. The workshop connects LGBTQ youth with others through writing and performing spoken word poetry t…


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3-ON-3 Basketball Tournament

Hoops, Hops, Hollers! Enter your team NOW for the 1st annual oneL1fe 3-ON-3 Basketball tournament. Winners have bragging rights...It's going to be LIT!!! #whogotnext?


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Eno River Watershed Improvement Plan Meeting

The purpose of the meeting is to present priority watershed improvement projects, recommended strategies to improve water quality, and summarize public input. In addition to a presentation, there …


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He Is We

He Is We w/ Sondor Blue


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Melodic Breathing Meditation & Sound Healing

What if you could experience some of the benefits that meditation has to offer immediately, and in a single session? This is exactly what is offerred in this workshop: a tiny peak into what …


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Red Cross Volunteer Open House

Red Cross volunteers touch lives in the community every day. They are the heart and soul of the Red Cross and represent every age, gender, religion, race and ethnicity.


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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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Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

They gave the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam), Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band), Chuck Taylor (Good Rocking Sam/Joe Bell & the Stinging Blades) and it has …


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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