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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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Among Wolves (2016) | Filmmaker Shawn Convey in Attendance

-- Q&A to follow w/ director Shawn Convey Among Wolves is an observational documentary film about those who struggle to heal long after war's end. The Wolves are a rare breed, a multi-ethnic …


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Book Sale - Books Among Friends

Looking for back-to-school books? Books Among Friends sells everything from fiction to poetry and music to nonfiction on history, politics, animals, science, and the arts. Proceeds go to the …


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Crank It Loud Presents: Nothing

Crank It Loud Presents: Nothing w/ Swirlies, Big Bite, Smut


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Duke Women's Volleyball Vs. Syracuse

Duke volleyball home game vs. Syracuse


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Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

Frankie Valli, who rose to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century. Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony®-winning musical Jersey Boys …


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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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Hsiao-mei Ku, violin & R. Larry Todd, piano

Program includes Poulenc: Violin Sonata, Ethel Smyth: Violin Sonata in A minor, Op. 7, Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45. Hsiao-mei Ku is a Professor in the Department of Music at Duke …


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NCCU Volleyball Vs. Florida A&M

NCCU home volleyball game vs. Florida A&M


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Nothing w/ Swirlies, Big Bite, Smut

Presented by Crank it Loud. All ages.


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Olde Timey Funday with The Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures is an acoustic band from the musical heart of North Carolina, steeped in our State’s strong musical tradition but not afraid to venture into uncharted territory. Band members …


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Randy Rainbow Live

Randy Rainbow (yes, real name) is a comedian, actor, writer, host and Internet sensation best known for his viral comedy videos. His popular series of political spoofs and musical parodies have …


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School of the Soldier

Watch as soldiers perform basic drill, cook and sleep while in the field. Learn about the different weapons used during the war, the flags they carried and see how the uniforms changed from 1861 to …


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Wicked Weed Beer Fest

  • County Fare

County Fare will be hosting a Wicked Weed Beer Festival. The food truck venue will feature the North Carolina-based brewery’s beers. Events will include music, beer tastings, magicians, …


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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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MED Week — Speed Business Networking

You've heard of speed dating? Join this similar, fast-paced business networking event to meet some developers, construction executives, architecture/engineering firm owners and other businesses. …


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Naturalist Classes: Smell & Taste (ages 5-7)

Savor the tastes and smells of Duke Gardens. Sample herbs, fruits, and vegetables grown here and connect them to food systems. Discover how other living things use smell and taste to communicate, …


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Naturalist Classes: Smell & Taste (ages 8-10)

Savor the tastes and smells of Duke Gardens. Sample herbs, fruits, and vegetables grown here and connect them to food systems. Discover how other living things use smell and taste to communicate, …


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Physical Theatre

  • Durham School for Ballet

Physical Theatre is a genre of performance which makes use of the body (as opposed to the spoken word) as the primary means of performance and communication with an audience. This miniseries …


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Classroom Open Hours

Welcome to an open-ended exploration in the learning laboratory. Tinker to your heart’s content, rearrange moving parts and explore the nature museum and teaching library. An on-site staff …


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DCSL Day

Join the Durham Center for Senior Life as they highlight their programs and services for the Durham senior community. Learn about all the great things the center and it's dedicated volunteers have t…


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Duke Men's Soccer vs. Wofford

Duke men's soccer home game vs. Wofford.


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MED Week Honors Luncheon

Henry C. McKoy, Jr., Ph.D.,Faculty member and Director of Entrepreneurship, School of Business at North Carolina Central University will be the keynote speaker for the occasion. He will share his …


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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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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604