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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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A.I.M.

Presented in Association with The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. A.I.M, under the Artistic Direction of Kyle Abraham, creates evocative, interdisciplinary works. Born into hip-hop culture …


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Amino VITAL Junior Golf Tournament

Youth amateur golf tournament at Treyburn Country Club. The event features 96 of the worlds best junior golfers. The 4 day event includes a Junior Pro-Am and 3 days of competition!


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Camp TSO - Little Hooper Camp

Little Hooper Camp


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Che Apalache Live at the Bullpen

Che Apalache, or "my Appalachian homie," is a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. Their debut album …


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Colectivo Liminal - Photography Show & Silent Auction

Colectivo Liminal presents 50 photographs documenting migration through the Global South, by journalists and photographers from Canada to Argentina. This event includesa public reception and s…


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Devon Gilfillian

Devon Gilfillian fires twin barrels of gospel-blues and southern soul on his debut EP. Fueled by groove, guitar, and the powerful punch of Gilfillian’s voice, the songs shine a light on a …


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Durham Arts Council July Third Friday Artist Reception

Sumptuous detail and bold colors herald the opening of two new exhibits at the Durham Arts Council. Cool off at the DAC while you take in “Existential Distress,” drawings by Jessica …


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Durty Bull Brewery Tour

Get your tickets on Groupon for a behind the scenes tour of our brewery, as well as a flight of 4 4-oz tasters and one full pour! Tours are held on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month and kick off …


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Footprints

Footprints delivers an outstanding presentation of three ADF-commissioned world premieres, performed with impeccable technique and infectious energy by ADF students. Dafi Altabeb, recipient of the …


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FREE Community Longsword Class

  • Mid-South Fencers' Club
  • (919) 286-3100

Fascinated with swords? Want to learn to wield one of the most iconic weapons in history? Experience the thrill of learning to wield the two-handed medieval longsword! Longsword is gaining national …


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Happy Hour at Vert & Vogue with David Baldwin

Enjoy Happy Hour at Vert & Vogue with its special guest, David Baldwin. David Baldwin is the founder and CEO of awarding winning ad agency, and fellow B-Corp, Baldwin&. David also c…


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Hoax Theory presents: The Baghdad Battery

For an object so elemental in its composition--clay, iron, copper and asphalt--the Baghdad Battery becomes more inscrutable and occult upon closer consideration. Proffered by some as evidence of an …


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Joe Bell & The Stinging Blades

Conceived in cigarette smoke and nurtured on cold beer, the Stinging Blades are a bar band down to the marrow. Their mixture of Memphis Soul, New Orleans R&B, Blues, Rock & Roll, and finely …


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Lionel Lyles

Lionel Lyles (Jazz)


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Mourn w/ Chastity

All Ages


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Mysteryrealm Film Series

Unlike horror movies, Mystery films mainly focus on solving a crime or a puzzle, generally revolving around a murder. You'll be presented with a series of likely suspects, some of whom are "red …


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Public Conversation about Durham Community Land Trustees (DCLT) Founding

23 participants from Asheville, Charleston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Nashville and Greensboro will be in Durham for a two-day Community Land Trust (CLT) 101 symposium to learn about DCLT's experience …


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Robert "Stonewall" Jackson Legacy Football Golf Classic

Each year alum, friends and family gather for a day of golf to honor the legacy of legendary coach and mentor, Robert "Stonewall" Jackson. All proceeds from this fun-filled event benefit …


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Russell E. Blunt East Coast Invitational

Youth track and field meet that has been in existence for 31 years and allows competition for athletes 8-18 years of age. The event is sanctioned by USATF.


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Sewing From a Pattern: Wiksten Baby Pants

In this two hour class, sew the Wiksten Baby + Toddler Harem Pants pattern. Sized from newborn to age 3, stock up on baby shower gifts or sew a toddler wardrobe! We will cover sewing from a pattern, …


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Shame for Sydney

Your ultimate party band!


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Splish Splash Summer Camp

Don’t slip and slide your way past this incredible Splish-Splash filled "Fitness is Fun" summer camp experience at Sky Zone Durham at Northgate! In addition to trampoline assisted …


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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