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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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ACC Baseball Championship

Durham is proud to host the 2018 ACC Baseball Championship! 12 ACC Baseball Teams will play a pool-play format with three games each on Tuesday-Friday, culminating in two semi-final games on S…


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Cosmic Cajun Tea Dance

Cosmic Country bringing you Austin - style country two step and Cajammers mixing it up with some Cajun two step, waltz and zydeco.Dancing, friends, byob , bring cash donations for the band and …


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David Quick’s Jazz Combo

Swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All classic stuff from Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and several others. Go to dance, but make sure to try to the BBQ!


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Dog Days at Beer Durham

Join Beer Durham's monthly Dog Days party in support of The Animal Protection Society of Durham. The mission of APS of Durham is to feed, shelter, provide medical care for, and match families with, …


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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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Hip Hop Against Lupus

Live music, vendors, and more as we come together to bring awareness and raise funds for the systemic autoimmune disease that affects millions of people around the world. Performances By: 1. …


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Memorial Day Military Timeline Event

Following the American Civil War, a “Decoration Day” began in communities across America remembering soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Senator John A. Logan, a former Union …


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Memorial Weekend at Sky Zone

Put Sky Zone into your Memorial Weekend plans and have a blast! - Live DJ Friday and Saturday evenings during the GLOW jump! - Open extended hours on Monday, May 28 : 10am-8m - Enjoy special …


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Orquesta GarDel monthly residency

Both Orquesta GarDel and Living Arts Collective are thrilled to announce an exciting collaboration for 2018 - GarDel is the salsa-band-in-residence at LAC. Every fourth Sunday they will perform in …


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SEEDS Pie Social

Enjoy live music and learn more about SEEDS' growing programs this summer and fall, and of course eat lots of delicious pie!


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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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Church Street UMC Youth Choir

  • Edgewood Baptist Church
  • (919) 471-2664

Come hear the beautiful voices of The Parish Youth Choir of Church Street United Methodist Church of Knoxville, TN, presenting a concert of sacred choral music. The group is directed by Tim Ward.


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Dinner with Friends Fundraiser

The ticketed dinner will feature a 5-course food and cocktail tasting menu. Guest bartender is Christine Kim of Service Bar in Washington, D.C. Proceeds from the series benefit chef J…


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Mama Played Mondays

Old School / Retro sounds of Hip Hop / R&B / Soul + Funk. Must be 21+


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Memorial Day Ceremony

  • Maplewood Cemetery

Annual commemmoration.


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Chad Valley

With Water Wingz.


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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 Bull Meets the Bayou Panel Discussion

Panelists will discuss: What is the mutual responsibility between art and community? How can artists be in community with one another and use art to create the community we want to have?


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Abundance with Adele

  • The Frontier

Ready to ditch the obstacles that hold you back from having the confidence, clients, and income you desire and know are capable of? Enjoy an innovative and complimentary live monthly business …


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Baseball / Tee-ball Enrichment Camp for Kids Begins

Free enrichment opportunity for children ages 5-12! Bring your children to one place at one time for an hour of fun!! Baseball / Tee-ball runs through May 30th. Meet every Wednesday evening from …


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Bike to the Bulls - Group Ride to the Durham Bulls Game

  • (847) 309-1081

Group bike ride from Pedego Electric Bike store on the American Tobacco Trail near Southpointe mall to the day game for the Durham Bulls. You can bring your own bike or rent an electric bike for t…


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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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Dissimilar South, MKR

With Kate's Bush.


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Mallarmé Series Concert 5 Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba meet Mallarmé

The Mallarmé Chamber Players is proud to announce our next 2017-18 Series concert, in collaboration with Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba. Combining passionate originality and fierce authenticity, …


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Play - " Wakey, Wakey"

A beautiful, funny, and moving meditation on the sorrow and joy we accumulate on life's journey, by one of the most remarkable and distinctive playwrights in American theater. Expect laughter. …


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