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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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(Sandy) Alex G

Indie rock. With Half Waif.


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A Job Fair For The Mature Professional

  • South Regional Library
  • (919) 599-6174

This job fair is designed for ages 55 and older. The day will include workshops, service information, and valued resources for the seasoned job seeker. There will be employment representatives …


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Appeasing Chaos, Disarray, and Turmoil

HPMTGA Project Management Book of Secrets Tour at Durty Bull Brewing Company Is work spiraling out of control? • Co-workers quitting, moving on, transferring or being let go? • Forced …


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Bark and Hart: Jason Barker and Tommy Hartley

Local favorite guitarists, Jason Barker and Tommy Hartley.


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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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Bulgarika - Live Music for dancing or listening pleasure

Enjoy an evening of dancing, listening, or just meeting up with friends! Bulgarika is a group of exceptional artists who perform traditional Bulgarian music on traditional instruments: Donka K…


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Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics

The Ciompi Quartet performs a short (1 hr.) program with commentary. (No food is served with this concert.) Please note that this concert will take place in the Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room …


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Digital Health Summit

  • American Tobacco, Bay 7

The 2018 DHIT Summit will convene internationally recognized thought leaders and key stakeholders from the healthcare ecosystem to dig deep into how Digital Health can pervasively be used to …


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Durham County Library Harry Potter Trivia

Register as teams of up to 10 members -- register yourself, then add your team members as guests. If each person is not registered, they won't count towards your team. If your team has fewer t…


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Feel the Heat with Ally J on the Roof

THE HEAT IS ON. Cool off under new roof heaters with $5 frozen Miami Vice cocktails along with the soulful sounds of Ally J’s jazz and funk tunes. Dance, drink and feel heat at Durham’s …


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Film Screening - Linefork | Q+A w/ filmmakers Vic Rawlings and Jeff Silva

An immersive meditation on the passage of time and the persistent resonance of place, "Linefork" follows the daily rituals of an elderly couple living in Kentucky's Appalachian Mountains. …


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Kids Basketball Camp

Calling all Basketball Stars! Durham Memorial Baptist Church is hosting a FREE basketball 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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mfgCON 2018

Two days of learning, networking and industry collaboration for manufacturing professionals.The conference offers a specialized manufacturing curriculum with more than 24 highly curated sessions …


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Moviediva Film Series - James L. Brooks' Broadcast News

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


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NAFTA 2.0: The Future of the U.S.A.-Canada-Mexico Relationship

  • Rubenstein Library, Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room (153)
  • (919) 684-6054

On October 1, the U.S., Canadian, and Mexican negotiators agreed to terms on a sweeping new trade agreement. Consul General Remedios Gómez Arnau of Mexico and Consul General Nadia Theodore of …


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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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Science Seminar: Dr. Christine Darden

Dr. Christine Darden was one of NASA's "Hidden Figures" - African American women whose roles as human "computers" helped to open outer space to astronauts in the early 1960s. …


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Sew Your Own Linden Sweatshirt

In this 3 hour class, sew the perfect sweatshirt and gain confidence sewing with knits through the raglan sleeve Linden pattern. Students should be comfortable threading and operating their machine …


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The Herded Cats

Kick up your mid-week blues.


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WXDU Presents: Wailin' Storms and more

Featuring Buildings, Bandage, Vincas, Maple Stave.


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Acro Yoga Jam at the Living Arts Collective

Acro Yoga Jam on 1st & 3rd Thursdays from 8:30-10pm in the Durham Ballroom at the Living Arts Collective


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An Evening of Poetry & Celebration

The Regulator welcomes Tina Barr, Tony Reevy, and Ross White for an Evening of Poetry. Tina will read from her new collection, Green Target, with additional readings by poets Tony Reevy and Ross …


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Churros, Chocolate, & Cerámicas

  • Cocoa Cinnamon

An annual holiday sale to benefit Student Action with Farmworkers. Handmade pottery and polymer clay jewelry donated by: Karen Chiswell, Katie King, Yuliya Lokhnygina, David Roswell, Jess Sandford, …


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