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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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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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Carnivore Wine Dinner

Four courses and dessert with pairings. Reservations required. Course One Steak Tartare house worcestershire sauce * dijon smoked yolk * red onion jam ~ Crios Rosé of …


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Chris Ruest w/ Gene Taylor

Chris Ruest w/ Gene Taylor


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Kids Soccer Camp

Ready to play some soccer this fall? Durham Memorial Baptist Church is hosting a FREE soccer program for the local community! Kids ages 5-12 are welcome to join in the fun for 6 straight weeks of …


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mfgCON 2018

Two days of learning, networking and industry collaboration for manufacturing professionals.The conference offers a specialized manufacturing curriculum with more than 24 highly curated sessions …


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Mutlu

Presented by Carolina Theatre. Mutlu is a Philadelphia-­based singer­songwriter. Mutlu has already built a substantial fan base in his hometown, while winning widespread praise for his p…


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North Carolina Senior Games State Finals Track and Field Meet

The State Finals track meet is the state championship for qualifiers from 53 Local Games across the state serving all 100 counties. North Carolina Senior Games State Finals has been hosted annually …


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Parties For The Park - Latin Quarter on Main

  • Baldwin Building
  • (919) 794-8194

The historic Baldwin Building is the setting for an explosion for the senses in the epicenter of downtown. Formerly Durham's foremost department store, the building is more than 90 years old. The …


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Rabies Vaccination Clinic

  • Durham County Sheriff's Office, Animal Services Division
  • (919) 560-0630

The Durham County Sheriff's Office Animal Services Division offers a low cost one year rabies vaccination for cats and dogs 4 months of age and older. Dogs must be on a leash and cats will need to b…


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Rebirth Brass Band w/ Aztec Sun

Rebirth Brass Band have continued their innovative, contemporary approach to New Orleans music following up 2012’s The Grammy Award-​winning album ​Rebirth of New Orleans​ with 2014’s …


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South American Wine Dinner with Dave Bangert

  • Parizade
  • (919) 286-9712

These days, wines from South America have stepped out of the shadows of the earliest New World wine regions like California and Australia. Argentina and Chile have led the charge, producing wines …


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The WOW Factor: Effective Planting Combinations for Your Garden—Large Gardens

The best gardens feel effortless and exciting. They have a “wow” impact that you want in your own garden. Instructor Bobby Mottern, landscape architect and Duke Gardens horticulture …


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Visionary Aponte | Exhibit Opening Night

The opening reception for the Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery will include an Afro-Cuban-inspired dance in the exhibit space at approximately 6pm. …


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[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble presents Hypercube

New York City-based Hypercube (saxophone/electric guitar/piano/percussion quartet) performs works by Duke graduate composers James Budinich, James Chu, Stephen Downing, Brooks Frederickson, Dayton …


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Acro Yoga Jam at the Living Arts Collective

Acro Yoga Jam on 1st & 3rd Thursdays from 8:30-10pm in the Durham Ballroom at the Living Arts Collective


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Author Meg Fee

The Regulator welcomes Meg Fee, author of "Places I Stopped on the Way Home: A Memoir of Chaos and Grace," for a reading and book signing.


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Cocoa Convos - Franco

Art allows Luis Franco to transform his illustrations and graphic designs into social commentary. His use of bright colors and the iconic fist pick, symbols of revolution and progress, grace the …


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GDBCC Business Networking Mixer

Join the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce every 3rd Thursday as they host Durham's premier Business Networking Event. This event is free and open to all. Bring your business cards and come …


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Jeddah's Tea: 3 Day Pop-Up Teashop

  • The Pinhook

Jeddah's Tea presents their 3 day pop-up at The Pinhook. Postponed from last week due to Hurricane Florence, they are excited to present authentic, handcrafted iced tea blends from across the globe …


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Latin Vibe on Thursday Nights

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

CoboBrothers Presents Latin Vibe at Beyu on Thursday Nights With Live Musicians! Start with a free dance lesson at 9pm and then dance the night away. Please note that there will be limited …


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My Favorite Murder Live

HIT TRUE CRIME COMEDY PODCAST Following up on their sold-out winter and upcoming European tours, true-crime comedy podcast “My Favorite Murder” has announced a 16-date fall tour. …


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Old 97's w/ Reese McHenry Band

Since the Old 97’s roared out of Dallas more than 20 years ago, they have blazed a trail through alt-country and power-pop, led by the piercingly observant lyrics of lead singer Rhett Miller. …


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PRISM: Afrofuturistic Film @ Hayti

The future is NOW as the Hayti Heritage Film Series kicks off a collaboration with Afro+ProjectionLAB. PRISM: Afrofuturistic Films @ Hayti features 6 short films from emerging filmmakers who are …


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Visionary Aponte | Lunchtime Artist Tour

Lunchtime tour of the art and informal discussion with several Visionary Aponte artists, co-curators Ada Ferrer and Édouard Duval-Carrié, and Duke collaborator Laurent Dubois. Light …


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49th Annual Golf Tournament

Exchange Family Center's Annual Golf Tournament is their longest running event. The tournament occurs every year in the fall.  You will have chance to win amazing raffle and door prizes, as …


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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