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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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Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference

2018 BUGS Conference Theme Tracks: Rooted - Asks us to dig deep and ground ourselves in the wisdom and knowledge of our ancestors, to create a space of honor and shared value for our ancestors a…


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Boxing & Brews

Ever wanted to learn how to box? Join Coach Harold Cook from Back2Basics Boxing for a 1 hour intro lesson followed by brews and a showing of the movie Creed at Barley Labs. Pre-purchase via the …


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Duke University Family Weekend

Events will include academic lectures by distinguished faculty, cultural and arts highlights, tours across the university, and time to connect with other families and students.


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Duke Women's Soccer V. Boston College

Duke women's soccer home exhibition game vs. Boston College.


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Free Community Fencing Class

Join a talented coach for a one hour introduction to the fast paced and exciting sport of Olympic Fencing! Please wear toe-covered shoes and pants that will not split when you lunge. (This is a g…


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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 a…


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Hoof'n'Horn presents: The Addams Family

Hoof 'n' Horn is excited to kick off its 82nd season with the hit musical comedy, The Addams Family! Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman, and Rick Elice have come together to bring the familiar faces of …


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Jeremy Camp & Matthew West: The Answer/All In Tour

GRAMMY®-nominated and Dove Award-winning artists Jeremy Camp and Matthew West are partnering this fall on The Answer / All In Tour, headed to 20 U.S. cities during the months of October and …


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Latin American Film Festival

  • Various venues

Founded in 1986, by Sharon Mujica, the Latin American Film Festival celebrates the power and artistry of Latin America's film and audiovisual production. Its mission is to provide a space in North …


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Native American Flute and Meditation Workshops (Ages 16 & up)

Have you always wanted to play an instrument? (Or, do you play and want to connect more with the music?) Learn to play in a natural way, the way music began, with wind, inspiration, breath. Take …


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Oktoberfest at County Fare

  • County Fare

County Fare will be hosting Oktoberfest with Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. The food truck venue will feature Sierra Nevada beers. Events will include music, beer tastings, a magician, raffles, …


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Pumpkin Patch Express

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and a variety of carnival games before …


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Squirrel Lever

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

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The Psalm Project Concert

The Duke Evensong Singers present their fall concert The Psalm Project. Jews, Christians, and Muslims have found comfort in the Psalms for thousands of years. In this concert featuring Bernstein's …


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Triangle Parade of Homes

  • Various Locations
  • (919) 493-8899

The Triangle Parade of Homes is an open house of NEW homes in the Triangle built specifically for the Parade. This annual tour is the best way to view the latest homes and the newest communities …


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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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Click! Photo Exhibit - Field Camera Work

  • Horse & Buggy Press
  • (919) 949-4847

Both artists in this exhibit utilize large format cameras and make prints by hand in a darkroom. Holden shares a culled retrospective of 10 years. Inspired primarily by walking the creeks and …


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Mirah

Independent pop music defined by her graceful songwriting and adventuresome recordings.  With Nana Grizol.


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Reimagining 15-501 Corridor Study Public Workshop

  The purpose of this second public workshop is to review and comment on proposed concepts for addressing future transportation challenges in the U.S. Highway 15-501 Corridor between …


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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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Fishers of Men

Share Jesus with fishermen and their families and invite them into a relationship with Him through fishing tournaments.


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Free Screening of "Resilience"

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that …


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
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