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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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AMI Student Film Festival

Curated festival of works produced in Spring 2018 AMI Courses at Duke University. Student films to be screened: 1. Xuenan Cao ‘19, Parker 2. Gabriel Guedes ‘19, In Memory Myself 3. …


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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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Click! Photo Exhibit - Field Camera Work

  • Horse & Buggy Press
  • (919) 949-4847

Both artists in this exhibit utilize large format cameras and make prints by hand in a darkroom. Holden shares a culled retrospective of 10 years. Inspired primarily by walking the creeks and …


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Flash Chorus Sings "Witchy Woman" by the Eagles and "Walking With a Ghost" by Tegan & Sara

Conductor Seamus Kenney and a live band help you learn and sing a pair of pop, indie, and retro songs! They also have a videographer on hand to record the final performance of each song so you can …


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Latin American Film Festival

  • Various venues

Founded in 1986, by Sharon Mujica, the Latin American Film Festival celebrates the power and artistry of Latin America's film and audiovisual production. Its mission is to provide a space in North …


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Mirah

Independent pop music defined by her graceful songwriting and adventuresome recordings.  With Nana Grizol.


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Reimagining 15-501 Corridor Study Public Workshop

  The purpose of this second public workshop is to review and comment on proposed concepts for addressing future transportation challenges in the U.S. Highway 15-501 Corridor between …


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Classroom Open Hours

Welcome to an open-ended exploration in the learning laboratory. Tinker to your heart’s content, rearrange moving parts and explore the nature museum and teaching library. An on-site staff …


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Fishers of Men

Share Jesus with fishermen and their families and invite them into a relationship with Him through fishing tournaments.


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Free Screening of "Resilience"

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that …


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Melodic Breathing Meditation & Sound Healing

What if you could experience some of the benefits that meditation has to offer immediately, and in a single session? This is exactly what is offerred in this workshop: a tiny peak into what …


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North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra

The North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra (NCJRO) continues its fantastic monthly residency at the Sharp Nine. Don't miss the opportunity to hear this great big band in an intimate setting! BYOB


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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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Springboard Conference

  • RTI International

The Springboard Conference reveals the findings of IRI and RTI's Spring program (Sourcing PRedictive Insights for New Growth), which explores trends impacting business and innovation leaders. In …


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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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Torche

Stoner rock/metal band.


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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Warring with Democracy: Black Activism & The Challenge of History

  • Smith Warehouse Bay 4 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Christopher M. Tinson, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History and Director of the African American Studies Program at St. Louis University, will discuss his research and teaching. His …


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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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Cat's Cradle Presents: Amy Ray and Her Band

Cat's Cradle Presents: Amy Ray and Her Band


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Cross-Cultural Awareness for Local Business:Micro-aggressions and Stereotypes

  • Duke University International House
  • (919) 684-3585

International House will be hosting an interactive workshop on "Micro-aggressions and Stereotypes and How They Affect The Way We Communicate" in which they will discuss the definitions o…


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FREE Private Screening of "I Am Not A Witch"

  • American Underground Class @ ATC (Strickland Building)
  • (919) 824-6251

A private screening of the film "I Am Not A Witch" written and directed by Zambia born Welsh director Rungano Nyoni. This event is FREE, with food and wine provided. Synopsis When …


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FTMF's Florence Relief Benefit Concert

8pm Maj Deeka (Raleigh, NC) feat. six-string master, Andy Blair from Wilm! 9pm The Beast (Durham, NC) 10pm Durty Dub (Durham, NC)


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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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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604