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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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Flash Chorus

Anyone can show up and be a part of a rocking ad hoc chorus, regardless of any prior singing experience (or lack there-of). If you've ever wanted to express yourself creatively through music …


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SPLIT FOCUS: Photography Camp (Beginner)

Are you interested in photography but not sure where to begin? Students will learn basic camera controls such as shutter speed and aperture. Cameras will be provided while the class is in session. …


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"Telling Your Story: Finding Your Place in the Documentary Tradition" Class Begins

There are an infinite number of ways to tell your nonfiction story in film. Cinéma vérité, archival footage, photography, interviews, and recreations are just a few examples. …


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7 Steps to a Successful Career

  • Carolina Career College
  • (919) 336-1000

Changing careers can be scary, and choosing a career is not easy. This event can help you figure out what you want to do, which career paths may make sense, and you may get the tools you need to m…


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Be Connected: QTNA - Leading Effectively While Working with Friends

Rescheduled from November 2017! Questions That Need Answers (QTNA) is a speaker series designed to answer your burning questions about running a tech company. They provide the topic and an industry …


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Biz Talk @ Pour

  • Pour Taproom Durham

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Downtown Durham, Inc and Pour Taproom to launch a new kind of small business gathering. This is an opportunity to bring together …


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Mettlesome 101: Intro to Improv Class Begins

Learn the basics of long-form improv. Students will cover scenework principles like "yes-and" and active listening. Over this six-week period, build the groundwork for comedic …


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News Voices Workshop on How to Access Local Media

Join News Voices: North Carolina Director Fiona Morgan for an in-depth look at local media, how it works, and how everyone can have a voice in local news. This presentation and interactive workshop …


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Conversation on Equitable Development for Durham NC

  • Phoenix Crossing Shopping Center Ste 101

Downtown Durham NC is making a comeback but some perceive that the comeback has been at the expense of other neighborhoods and citizens. You're invited to a not-to-be-missed conversation about how …


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Felly

Hip Hop/Rap. With GYYPS, Trip Carter.


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Girls Rock third annual Rock Roulette Kick Off

At this program, adult women, gender-nonconforming folks, and trans folks—with any level of musical experience, including none!—join bands, fundraise for GRNC, write their own …


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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International Folk Dance Club Social Dance

  • Living Arts Collective

Open to the public and no partners are necessary. 7:00 PM - Easy dances 8:00 PM - Teaching for half an hour 9:25 PM - Dancing ends Parking in the area of the LAC is tight. See the …


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Open House for the Airbnb Community

Meet the DCVB staff, pick up information on Durham features and visitor attractions, learn about new updates in Durham, and leave with a swag bag of local products for your property. This is an …


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Small Business Taxes and Entity Identity

Small Business Taxes and Entity Identity Use Entrance 2 by the Movie Theater off Gregson Street (parking Decks 1 and 2). Enter the Mall and look for the Durham County Library's Maker lab on …


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Toddler Time

  • Sky Zone Durham
  • (919) 425-0800

Toddlers are welcome any time, but for the best experience, bring toddlers during designated Toddler Times on Wednesday and Saturday from 9-10am. 1 parent/guardian jumps for FREE during toddler …


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Wednesday Night Trivia

Wednesday night is Trivia Night at Bull McCabe's, winner of The Independent's 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 "Best Trivia in the Triangle"! On Tuesday afternoon each week's specific R…


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West 94th St Pub Trivia

Prizes for 1st and 2nd place teams.


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Armand Lenchek & Carter Minor

When guitarist Armand Lenchek and vocalist/blues harpist Carter Minor get together, magic happens. Again and again.  Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and …


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Cocoa Convos - Candy Carver

Artist Candy Carver is a North Carolina native that spent her formative years in Elkhart, IN, where she developed her abstract creativity. Working primarily with acrylic and various surfaces from …


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Don DeLillo’s The Body Artist Adapted & Directed by Jody McAuliffe

Don DeLillo’s 2001 novella, The Body Artist, is at once a ghost story and a love story. Lauren Hartke — a performance artist whose work crosses the limits of the body — lives on a…


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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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Medicare 101

  • Senior PharmAssist
  • (919) 688-4772

Gary Knutson, field operations and regional manager for the state SHIIP office, will lead this free session designed for individuals, including caregivers, who want to know the basics about Medicare …


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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