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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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'Live Your Art' Jam

  • Living Arts Collective

Featuring a delightful smorgasbord of performance and participation. Live Your Art usually includes (but is not limited to!) dance soundtracks, live music jams, open dance floor, live painting …


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Duke Women's Soccer V. Illinois

Duke Women's Soccer - 2018


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Durham Community Day

  • Museum of Life and Science
  • (919) 220-5429

Proper identification (preferably NC driver's license) showing proof of Durham County residence for each adult is required to receive free admission. Limit 5 children per adult resident.


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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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Manifestations of Racisim - Stage 2 Racial Equity Workshop

This community workshop is designed for individuals who have already completed Foundations in Racial Equity, and/or who have existing socio-historical context around the construction of race and …


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Striking Matches

Justin Davis and Sarah Zimmermann have teamed up with Kennedy Karate (BØRNS, Silver Sun Pickups) for their second LP, an album in a style they call "blues-pop" - an amalgamation of …


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SW Durham Food Truck Extravaganza

A Back-to-School event featuring Food Truck Rodeo + Cause + Inside Eating Area (inside hotel) + Outside Eating Area (Tent) + Kid's Activities + Music …


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Triangle Vegfest

Triangle Vegfest is coming back to Durham with more vendors than ever to accommodate growing interest in plant-based diets and lifestyles. Saturday will consist of a series of panels and lectures …


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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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Bourbon and Blues with Ally J

Bourbon and Blues


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Bulltown Comedy Series

Free stand-up comedy.


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Code for Durham: Board of Elections + Civic Hacking Session

  • Caktus Group

Guest Speaker: Durham County Board of Elections - Derek Bowens, Director. Topic: *Improving data and tech with the Board of Elections* For first timers trying to get the most out of the n…


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How to Start an Entertainment Business

An Entertainment Business is not a typical service- or product-oriented business- it tends to focus more on the personality associated with the entertainment. It is imperative that the business is …


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Intro to Arduino Programming (for Middle School Girls)

  • Parata Systems

Low-cost microcontrollers, such as the Arduino ($8-$25), have revolutionized the way we connect the real and virtual worlds. The credit-card sized Arduino board can be used in robotics to control …


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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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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 Business of Music

Speaker(s): Andre Bright & Chrystal Redding, Esq., Mad Praise Publishing Co-Sponsor(s): Durham County Library - The MakerLab This is 1 of 3 seminars that are part of the Music …


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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Where's The Money - Copyrights

Speaker(s): Andre Bright & Chrystal Redding, Esq, Mad Praise Publishing Co-Sponsor(s): Durham County Library - The Maker Lab This is 1 of 3 seminars that are part of the Music …


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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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Film Screening - “Drag Queen Storytime”

a short documentary film made by Elon University students Emma Kopkowski and Tyler Litwin. The short documentary features two drag queens who read to children at a Greensboro bookstore, promoting …


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Girls Night Out: Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

It’s YOUR night, ladies, so bring your posse, besties, office mates, etc and let loose! Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh …


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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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