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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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10/23/2018

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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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Exhibits & Recurring Events

$1 off Full-Sized Pours and Free Play Pinball

Every Tuesday, enjoy $1 Off Full-Sized Pours and Free Play Pinball in the taproom.


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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 - "Across County Lines: Contemporary Photography from the Piedmont"

Photography is arguably the region's most widely practiced artistic medium. From analogue to digital to experimental, the range of photographic techniques practiced throughout North Carolina is both …


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Art Exhibit - Karel Appel and Dieter Roth: Cats and Dogs

Offering a playful and amusing take on two of the most adored domestic animals, cats and dogs, this installation is selected from two lithographic portfolios by Dutch artist Karel Appel (1921 - 2…


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Art Exhibit - "Durham During the Great War"

  • Museum of Durham History
  • (919) 246-9993

The exhibit examines how social, economic, and political changes in Durham during the war left a lasting legacy of future movements toward equality. It shows how black and white soldiers of Durham …


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Art Exhibit - "Found(not taken)"

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713

A photo installation by DAG member artist Laura Williams. "#Found" is a series of photographs that belong to a visual journal which was originally posted to instagram beginning in January …


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Art Exhibit - “Identity and Economic Exploitation”

Works by NCCU alumnus Stephen Hayes. Hayes, whose sculpture, Cash Crop, was shown at the museum in 2011, used miscellaneous objects ordinarily considered worthless to develop his thought-provoking …


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Art Exhibit - Migration Meditation

Joanne's collage and paper constructions focus on pollinators, specifically honeybees, and butterflies. "In this body of work, I make connections between the monarch's annual migration across …


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Art Exhibit - Works by Rachel Campbell and Rosalie Midyette


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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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