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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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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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Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams

Featuring Bill Frisell, Greg Leisz, Eric Harland & Reuben Rogers. Steeped in the sounds of the Deep South, Lucinda Williams and Charles Lloyd are pillars of American music. Raised in Memphis, …


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Citizenship Information Session

Join this one-hour information session to learn about the basics of naturalization and how you can qualify for FREE citizenship classes and/or naturalization services!


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Santa Photos

Don't wait in line! Reserve your time with Santa and save on your photo package! Photo pre-purchase is required to book your time, however all guests can enjoy savings by pre-purchasing a photo …


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Adult Intro to Puppetry Classes

  • Elizabeth Ashley & Co
  • (919) 973-2565

This workshop is for adults who are interested in the art of puppetry. Learn how to manipulate Jeghetto's unique puppets with hands on instruction from the master himself. Get a brief history of the …


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Durham Community Concert Band Holiday Concert with La Fe/Faith Baptist Church Children's Choir

Join the Durham Community Concert Band with La Fe/Faith Baptist Church Children's Choir to celebrate the season with a free concert


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Durham Garden Forum: Controlling Invasive Plants

What are the invasive plants that threaten North Carolina and how can we control these plants? Learn which plants to avoid and prevent problems before they begin. If the horse has already left the …


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In the Jazz Tradition: Kate McGarry - RESCHEDULED

For the GRAMMY-nominated Kate McGarry, jazz has never been an endpoint, safely sealed off from the rest of the musical world. Instead, it is an entryway, a place into which she can pull the songs a…


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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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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker ~ Dove of Peace Tour! Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, …


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Nature Drop-In at West Point on the Eno

  • West Point on the Eno Environmental Education Pavilion
  • (919) 560-4405

Explore West Point on the Eno as you may have never before! Check out a Nature Backpack, ask questions and stay a while. Drop in any time between 1pm & 5pm at the new Environmental Education …


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Neighborhood Bicycle Boulevards Meeting

Residents interested in how the City of Durham plans to prioritize bicycle travel along neighborhood streets should plan to attend a community meeting to give their input on design options.


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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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Seed Library Envelope Stuffing

  • Durham General Services Dept

Help build the Pollinator portion of the Durham County Library Seed Library by filling seed packets. As part of our Pollinator Project with Triangle Community Foundation, we've ordered seed from …


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Senior Holiday Party

Mature adults 55 or better will enjoy an evening of food, fellowship, dancing and fun at Durham’s Annual Senior Holiday Party.  Entertainment: Emcee - WRAL's Ken Smith DJ …


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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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Third Annual Drag Show

See some of North Carolina's most famous drag personalities! This popular program will feature local performers and deliver humor, talent, and glamour for everyone. Vivicca C. Coxx and friends …


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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A Christmas Carol

This is not your grandparent’s version of the Charles Dickens' classic! Ira David Wood III’s musical comedy adaptation of A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 44th Anniversary and will …


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

  • Beyu Caffe

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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Chamber Legislative Forum & Holiday Reception

  The forum provides members of the business community the opportunity to hear from local, state, and federal elected officials and thank them for supporting a positive business climate. …


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Christmas Movie Night

Every Wednesday in December, is Christmas Classics Movie night at Unscripted Durham. They will be showing classic Christmas movies in The Studio, their lobby lounge. If you bring 3 cans of food to …


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Downtown Wayfinding Project Introduction Open House

Residents and visitors interested in how the City of Durham plans to develop a new downtown wayfinding system for pedestrians and motorists should attend an open house to learn more about this …


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