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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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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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Africana Market & Food Truck Rodeo

You're invited to extend a Bull City welcome to the Black Communities Conference (paid event) and to the Africana Market & Food Truck Rodeo which is a FREE event sponsored by the …


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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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Black Communities Conference

This conference was created to bring together Black communities and researchers who are interested in history, culture, public health, arts, justice, religion, economic development and other topics. …


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Black Communities Conference

A multi-disciplinary conference to connect academic researchers and Black Communities across North America. By creating new collaborations, participants will help to document, safeguard and enhance …


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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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Bull City Vegan Challenge

  • Various Locations

The Bull City Vegan Challenge (BC/VC) is a popular month-long contest challenging top local chefs at Durham restaurants to add a plant-based (vegan) dish to their menus. Customers try the dishes …


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Can my pup be a therapy dog?

  • Barley Labs
  • (919) 432-4597

Do you think your dog would be the perfect therapy dog? Have you ever wondered what it would take to get your dog certified as a therapy dog? If so, join in for drinks and an information session, …


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Durham Bulls vs. Buffalo Bisons

It's Education Day at the ballpark! Schools from all over the Triangle will be in attendance to take in a baseball game, and learn a little in the process.


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Durham Public Schools Art Show

Works from DPS middle and high school students. Organized by the DPS K-12 arts education director and art teachers, the display will feature art panels with drawings, paintings, pastels, prints, …


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Durham Senior Games and SilverArts Program

  • Various locations
  • (919) 560-4355

An Olympic style competition designed to give mature adults the opportunity to compete in a host of athletic and artistic activities in various locations in Durham. Fitness, fun and community …


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Empowering Youth Sustainably: Lorraine Orr, COO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America

  • Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Join the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University for a fireside chat with Lorraine Orr, COO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Lorraine Orr serves as …


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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Guy Farge Wine Dinner with Jean-Christian Rostagni

  • Parizade
  • (919) 286-9712

Enjoy a new take on Parizade's regional Wine Dinner series! Have you been wanting to experience their wine selections with their signature menu items? Then this is the dinner for you! This French …


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Introduction to Digital Photography Class Begins

This class will cover all aspects of using a digital camera and address new camera users and enthusiasts looking to fill in knowledge gaps. You will learn to use your camera settings to improve …


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National DNA Day: The DNA of Durham

DNA Day is an annual celebration of the advancements in genetics and is a time to learn more about genetics and genomics! A panel of scientists and clinicians from Duke University and around Durham …


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NCCU Jazz Festival

NCCU has been presenting the Jazz Festival since 1988. The festival will include a week of musical entertainment including concerts, lectures and workshops by remarkable Jazz artists. Headline …


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Paint your pup

  • Barley Labs
  • (919) 432-4597

This is gonna be fun! Paint your pup at Barley Labs, where love of dogs and beer meet. They'll make it easy for you - your pup's sweet face will be printed directly on the 11"x14" canvas. …


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Shojin Ryori Omakase at Dashi

  • Dashi

A one-night-only omakase meal at Dashi! We are now taking reservations for our April omakase! Based on simplicity and harmony, the style of Shojin Ryori cooking was originated by Japanese …


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Take Back The Night in Durham

  • North Carolina Central University Alfonso Elder Student Union
  • (919) 403-9425

NC- Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) will host its fourth annual Take Back the Night march, rally and survivor speak-out. The public is invited, and admission is free. The event is being held …


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The WOW Factor: Effective Planting Combinations for Your Garden - Color in the Garden

Learn to create a dynamic, exciting garden - a garden with WOW! This session, one of three in the WOW Factor series, will focus on effectively using color in your garden. Instructor: Bobby Mottern, …


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White Street Brewing Beer Dinner

  • Local 22
  • (919) 286-9755

Cheers to patio weather and some delicious Spring flavors featured alongside some much loved breweries from the Bull & Oak Cities. Second up in their Spring 2018 series, they’ll be …


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ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 2018 ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship will be hosted by Duke Athletics from April 26-29! The event will be held at Koskinen Stadium on the campus of Duke University. Teams from around the A…


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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