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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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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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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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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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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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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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Let's Be Dope Together: A Fundraiser for Chass Grissom

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

A night of drinks, food, community, and music in support of perfectionist barista and mixologist, Chass Grissom. Lynn Grissett will be playing music, along with some other special guests. Snacks …


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Mas de Daumas Gassac Wine Dinner

  • Parizade
  • (919) 286-9712

For their final traditional seated wine dinner experience of 2018, Parizade will feature the iconic wines of Mas de Daumas Gassac of Languedoc, France. The showcased winery is often referred to …


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Movie Night: Beetlejuice

Halloween is coming to Unscripted in the form of an 80's takeover, starting with a screening of the Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice. Join your friends in The Studio to kick off one of the most p…


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Moviediva Film Series - Colin Higgins' Nine to Five

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.


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Refashion a Smock Top

Refashion an oversize button-up shirt into a stylish smock top in this 3 hour class. Unlock thrift shop potential, and learn to rearrange abandoned button-ups into something you'll love to wear! …


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Spooktacular Storytime on the Roof with Durham Public Library

Kids and their grownups are invited to join the children's librarians from Durham County's North Regional Library for Storytime on the Roof. Bring a favorite pillow or blanket for sitting. This …


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