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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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"Esperus the Janitor": a Puppet Show by String and Shadow w/ Ragweed Brass Band

String and Shadow Puppet Theater is based out of Olympia, Washington. With mixed backgrounds in theater, puppetry, visual art, and computer science, they have joined forces to play with trash in …


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Beers from Here-Horton Grove Nature Preserve

A collaboration between local beverage producers and Triangle Land Conservancy to celebrate the lands behind local flavor. Each participant will lead exploratory foraging walks through nearby TLC …


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Bill Maher

“Politically Incorrect” Comedian & Host of HBO’s “Real Time” Returns An equal opportunity offender, Bill Maher has garnered millions of fans as he takes on …


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Black Poetry Theatre presents Confessions of a Lounge Singer

Who: St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation/Hayti Heritage Center presents What: Confessions of a Lounge Singer by Black Poetry Theatre When: Doors 6pm for opening reception | Show …


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Duke Field Hockey Vs. James Madison

  • Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium

Duke field hockey home exhibition game vs. James Madison


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Duke Field Hockey vs. James Madison

Duke Field Hockey takes on James Madison at Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium!


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Duke Women's Soccer V. Virginia

Duke women's soccer home exhibition game vs. Virginia.


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Exploring Rhythms of Africa &The Americas

  • Silent Dayze studio
  • (866) 481-6166

May I see your passport please ~.* ... This workshop will be a musical journey through 2 continents and several Islands. It will begin with Alex sampling each drum. Explaining its origin and sharing …


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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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Nrityagram Dance Ensemble + Chitrasena Dance Company 'Sa?hara'

The acclaimed Nrityagram Dance Ensemble of southern India is one of the world’s great dance companies. Living communally in a women’s village devoted to dance — the better to meld …


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Olde Timey Funday with Laura Thurston

Laura Thurston brings multi-instrumentalism to a new level! Rappin' on a suitcase kick drum with one foot and tappin' on a tambourine with the other, all the while with hands on her guitar and mouth …


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PlayMakers Repertory Company 2018/2019 Season Event

Get a sneak peak of the PlayMakers Repertory Company's new season! At this FREE event, cast members will present scenes from Skeleton Crew. Play Description: One of the last auto stamping plants i…


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PlayMakers Repertory Company 2018/2019 Season Preview

Get a sneak peak of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s upcoming season! At this event, cast members will present scenes from Skeleton Crew, a play about a shaky auto plant in Detroit, where line …


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Sunday School - Public Speaking

Are you scared to speak in front of people? Are you unsure of how to craft a good speech for a special occasion like a wedding? Do you want to impress your boss at your next meeting? Join Barley …


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That's My Booooyfriend Comedy Tour

Starring Wild 'N Out comedians B.Simone, Darren Brand and Desi Banks Music by DJ Double J Drink and Food specials available all night 


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Aquatic Investigation Workshop

Discover the overflowing biodiversity of ponds and streams! Explore different aspects of freshwater habitats, from water quality to ecosystem interactions. Learn how to identify aquatic organisms of …


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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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Physical Theatre

  • Durham School for Ballet

Physical Theatre is a genre of performance which makes use of the body (as opposed to the spoken word) as the primary means of performance and communication with an audience. This miniseries …


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Racial Equity Workshop

This highly sought after series is a 3-hour introduction to racial equity. REI organizers will use stories and data to present a perspective that racism is fundamentally structural in nature. By …


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REI Groundwater Seminar - Intro to Race Equity

Join the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce and Durham County for a half-day seminar for our community's largest known racial equity training with the Racial Equity Institute. This highly sought …


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An Evening with Pete Yorn: You & Me

It's hard to think of anything more starkly reliable than the ticking of a clock, but time is an untrustworthy thing. It feels like ages since we've had a proper Pete Yorn LP to dissect, though it's …


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An Evening with Sarah McLachlan

Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will perform at DPAC. Sarah McLachlan is one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters in entertainment with over 40 …


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Duke Men's Soccer Vs. George Washington

Duke men's soccer home game vs. George Washington.


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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