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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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Special Events

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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Exhibits & Recurring Events

A Southern Review – featuring the Pleiades Artists

What images does "A Southern Review" bring to mind for you? The Pleiades artists each explore this concept from their unique perspectives. Join the Third Friday Receptions November 16, …


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Adult Dance Classes

Empowered Adult Dance is designed for adult dancers of all ages and abilities. All classes are fun, educational, and challenging for working professionals and others interested in dance. The drop-in …


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Art Exhibit - (con)TEXTURED

A solo painting exhibition by Nick Dahlstrom. The photograph has become synonymous with truth. Freed from context, the mind is forced to fill in the blanks likely forming falsehoods in place of …


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Art Exhibit - Glimpse

Mixed media work by Allison Tierney, on view in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery. An artist reception will be held Friday, January 18, 2019, 6pm, in conjunction with Third Friday Durham


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Art Exhibit - Journey

Paintings by Tom Willis, on view in the Durham Convention Center Pre-function Corridor.


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Art Exhibit - Migration Meditation

Shop art that incorporates reclaimed materials or found objects, priced from $25 to $150.


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Art Exhibit - Night Visions

Fiber art by Gwen Lowery, on view in the Semans Gallery. An artist reception will be held Friday, December 21, 6pm, in conjunction with Third Friday Durham


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Art Exhibit - Revisionist Geometry

Paintings by Ashlynn Browning, on view in the Allenton Gallery. An artist reception will be held Friday, December 21, 6pm, in conjunction with Third Friday Durham


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Art Exhibit – "Portraying Power and Identity: A Global Perspective"

The slow-moving figures in Bill Viola's Surrender express the visual signs of grief: their faces contort in grimaces of pain and sorrow, breaking into tears before gradually lowering their faces to …


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Art Exhibit – Beverly McIver: Eyes Wide Shut

As a winner of the Rome Prize, nationally known painter Beverly McIver was able to leave her hectic schedule of teaching at Duke University and the burden of caregiving for her family to spend a …


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Art Exhibit – Femmes in Living Color

  • DAG Gallery + Studios at Golden Belt Campus

Featuring new work by DAG's 2018 Artist in Residence Gemynii. "This collection explores my relationship and love of black femme identified folks." -Gemynii


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Art Exhibit – Serving Life

Since 2013, the community arts collective Hidden Voices has collaborated with people on death rows across the country to envision a multi-arts project able to generate the civic will to revision …


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Beer & Banjos

A free weekly music series featuring roots, bluegrass, Americana, and folk music every Monday on the rooftop of The Pit. Please note that this event will not be taking place Dec 24 or 31.


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BollyX with Lara at the Living Arts Collective

Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world. Come dressed to sweat and ready …


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Durham Dance Wave

Experience authentic self-expression in a safe space free of judgment & instruction. This weekly ecstatic dance event offers an opportunity to explore delicious states of being from stillness to …


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Fictionary

Real Words. Fake Definitions. Like Balderdash, only that name is trademarked. Led by Trivia Zak, join in Mondays from 8pm for four rounds of competitive team-play fun. Bring your group or form a …


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Photography Exhibit – One Hurricane Season

The first Documentary Diversity Project (DDP) exhibition, Dear: Ambria McNeill considers the lasting impressions of past relationships; Gregory Weaver II shouts out southern skate culture; Brittany …


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Photography Exhibit – One Hurricane Season

Tamika Galanis's exhibition One Hurricane Season is part of an ongoing project that the artist/documentarian describes as her life's work, centering around the representation and history of her …


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Quilt Exhibit - "Ancestral Rhythms"

  • Hayti Heritage Center
  • (919) 683-1709

An evening of spoken word, jazz and breathtaking works of art. The members of the African American Quilt Circle have regularly shared their magnificent, memorable quilted art work with the …


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Transformation Meditation

Explore this guided healing technology to awaken your inner vision, integrate the whole being, reduce stress, make peace with your body, promote self awareness, and experience firsthand, the …


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Unscripted Gives Back

Bring your holiday spirit! Unscripted Durham has partnered with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina for a special holiday event. Bring three cans of food and receive a ticket for a …


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