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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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Art with the Experts: People Get Ready

Join Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art, from the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, for a discussion and slide lecture on P…


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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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Flash Chorus Sings "Just Give Me a Reason" by Pink & "Reptilia" by The Strokes

Conductor Seamus Kenney and a live band help you learn and sing a pair of pop, indie, and retro songs! They also have a videographer on hand to record the final performance of each song so you can …


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Veterans Day Recognition and Celebration

Durham County recognizes former active duty military service members during a celebration of service each year on or near Veterans Day. County Manager Wendell Davis is the keynote speaker for …


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2018 Video Institute Screening

Each summer, #CDSCourses offers a week-long video institute in which students collaborate with community members to make a short documentary. This year the stories were centered around the Hayti …


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Bridge Panel Public Conversation: Re-Visioning Justice

This Bridge Panel public conversation will highlight the stories of justice-involved individuals and the impact of mass incarceration in the local community as well as ways faith communities and …


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Bulltown Comedy Series

Free stand-up comedy.


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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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Jim Henderson CD Release Party

The Regulator welcomes musician and educator Jim Henderson in celebration of the launch of his new CD of saxophone instrumentals, Still Souled Out (2018). Here Henderson pays homage to sax players o…


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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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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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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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Tuesday Night Trivia


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Bond Brothers with Joe Pollock

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

The eleventh in the series of North Carolina featured breweries, this time with Bond Brothers. Laura will talk about the brewery and the beers Arcana will have on tap. Live music with Joe …


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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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Duke Women's Volleyball Vs. Notre Dame

Duke women's basketball home game vs. Notre Dame.


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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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Mysti Mayhem

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley.


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Pre-Feast Fest

Reunite with friends and family at Unscripted Hotel on Thanksgiving Eve. Relax on comfy couches and enjoy a new menu of small plates and seasonal hot drinks. Check social media for details.


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Digital Marketing & Analytics Link + Think

  • Method Savvy

Hear examples of how even the most complex products can fuel a content engine.


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Grupo Sensacion

  • La Maraka
  • (919) 793-1319

Gran bailazo desde Oaxaca Mexico.


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Thanksgiving Dinner

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club's traditional holiday buffet on Thanksgiving Day includes a bountiful array of chilled seafood and salads, hot entrees and side dishes, a chef carving station …


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Tigrillos

With Los Plebes de San Luis.


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Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast and Raffle

See website for registration process details. Payment in advance.


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