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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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Bulltown Comedy Series

Free stand-up comedy.


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Cold Cave

Cold Cave w/ Black Marble, Choir Boy


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Documentary Screening - The Gospel According to André

An emotional journey from Durham native André Leon Talley's roots growing up in the segregated Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our …


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Native Plants: Durham Garden Forum

An informal group independent of Sarah P. Duke Gardens, the Durham Garden Forum meets once a month to enrich its members’ gardening knowledge and skill. This month, we'll consider the reasons …


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Sky Zone Summer Camp : Week Of Inventors with Lego Builds

In addition to all the "fitness is fun" activities you expect from Sky Zone, they have something special planned this week to inspire and challenge budding inventors. Instructors from …


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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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Yoga Summer Camp for Teens

  • WythaBalance Yoga
  • (919) 423-8844

Yoga for Teens - Teaching yoga and mindfulness to teens as they learn how to focus, concentrate, and become aware of their emotions. Art, dance, music and drama are included as learning …


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2018 Bee Bash

Celebrate National Pollinator Week at the 3rd annual Bee Bash, in partnership with Durham Bee City USA and Keep Durham Beautiful. Get inspired by the busiest workers around as you check out an …


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Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters

Lyrically driven, the songs on Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters blend the band’s old-school country roots attitude with their shared influences of rock and folk. Amanda says of the …


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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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Devastation of the Nation w/ Aborted

Devastation of the Nation w/ Aborted, Psycroptic, Ingested, Disentomb, Arkaik, Venom Prison, Signs of the Swarm, ERGODIC


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Intro to Sewing: Tote Bags

  • Freeman's Creative
  • (919) 402-9777

In this 2 hour class, students will learn all the basic steps to sewing by machine, including how to set up their machine, adjust the settings, and sew straight lines. Students will sew a simple …


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Music in the Gardens: Lydia Loveless

With a sound that Rolling Stone describes as “an aching, lusty set of twang and sneer wrapped in electric guitar swagger,” roots-rocker Lydia Loveless is as celebrated for her salacious, …


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Nina Simone Revisited with Four Women: A Community Conversation

A community conversation about Nina Simone Revisited with Four Women who will offer insight into their own creative process as well as Nina Simone's influence on their artistic legacy.


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Summer Time Open Gym

Need a break from the heat? Kids need to get some extra energy out? Join some local friends for an hour of fun and activities!


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Black Music Black Films

  • The Bullpen
  • (919) 668-2995

Celebrate Black Music Month with four classic films featuring soul, hip-hop and R&B.


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Chris Brashear & Jim Watson

Chris Brashear & Jim Watson


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Dance Performance - The Bipeds: 54 Strange Words

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company

As the finale of Durham Independent Dance Artists - DIDA's 2018 season, The Bipeds present '54 Strange Words', an ambitious, evening-length production that treads along the mysterious threshold …


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Durham Comics Fest

  • (919) 560-8648

Durham County Library's annual celebration of comics readers and creators of all ages returns for its 8th year! Enjoy workshops, trivia night, local artist alley, comics creator networking and much …


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Hydrangeas: Plants of Distinction

Beautiful plants that provide color, delight, fragrance, seasonality, and history – these are plants of distinction. Sign up separately for each session to learn about a new group of beautiful …


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IoT Slam® Live 2018 Internet of Things - IoT Conference

The IoT Slam Live conference delivers exclusive, cutting edge IoT content that is catered for CxO's, executive management and business line leaders, as well as technology oriented professionals. The …


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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