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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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"Miracle on the Hudson" 10th Anniversary Celebration

Join the American Red Cross for an evening of inspiration. Hear the gripping story told by co-pilot of US Airways Flight 1549 Jeff Skiles; Dave Sanderson, the last passenger off the aircraft; and R…


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65th Can-Am Rotary Bonspiel

The Triangle Curling Club is hosting this year Canadian: American Curling Bonspiel. The bonspiel (Curling competition) is held every year between Rotary clubs in the United States and Canada.


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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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Bamboo Wind

Bamboo Wind is a collaborative performance installation at The Fruit, Durham’s newest art space and creative warehouse complex. Bamboo Wind is many things. It is an evening length dance …


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BPD Spotlight on Education

 Learn more about the outstanding local education and training opportunities in the area of biopharmaceuticals. Open to students of all ages, as well as professionals looking for educational …


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Duke University Women' s Basketball

Duke University Women' s Basketball vs Miami FL


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Explore Nature Drop-In Hours

  • West Point on the Eno Outdoor 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 the listed hours.


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Film Screening - "Burning"

Lee Chang-dong, 2018, 148 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ English subtitles & English. Based on Haruki Murakami's short story "Barn Burning," the sixth feature from Korean auteur Lee …


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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana at Motorco

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana returns to Durham with a dynamic cast of world-renowned dancers and musicians from Spain and the US. Experience the dazzling footwork, sensual lyricism and intricate …


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Highlights Tour

Join Marshall N. Price, Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, for a gallery talk within Across County Lines: Contemporary Photography from the Piedmont.


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Knitting: Brioche Basics

Learn the basics of Brioche knitting in this 2-session class. You will learn a super stretchy cast on, brioche knit and brioche purl, and other fundamentals of brioche knitting while making the …


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Movie Loft presents "Party Girl"

Movie Loft checks out 2019 at Shadowbox Studio with a screening of 'Party Girl'! It is 1995 and the wondrous Parker Posey is Mary, a highly fashionable Manhattan party-thrower that is bailed out of a…


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Nature Explorers

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

Explore and learn how fun nature is here in Durham! Science and the outdoors are brought to life on a nature hike through West Point on the Eno. Please wear closed-toe sneakers or shoes that are …


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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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Saxophone & Guitar Masterclass with Duo Montagnard

Duo Montagnard (Joseph Murphy, saxophone & Matthew Slotkin, guitar) was formed in 2002 and has performed over 300 concerts in 49 states, eight Canadian provinces, and twenty countries on six …


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Alexander Technique Masterclass for Instrumentalists and Singers with William Conable

The public is invited to attend this free class. William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for improving freedom and ease of movement and physical …


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Anime-Magic Film Series

For decades, anime was produced by and for Japan---a local product, with a distinct look-and-feel to not just the artwork but the storytelling, the themes, and the concepts. Over the last fifty …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Doggie Yoga

Practice your down dog with an actual dog! Join in for an all level yoga class with dogs who are available for adoption with APS of Durham! All proceeds from this class will go to APS of Durham.


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Durham Arts Council January Third Friday Reception

Variety is the word of the day for January Third Friday at the DAC! From neon pop screen prints to dreamy watercolors to quirky mixed media abstractions, they’re featuring visual art for all …


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Free Food Fridays

  • The Salvation Army of Durham
  • (919) 688-7306

Food includes: meats, canned goods, drinks, pet food, snacks, hygiene items, and more. Limit: only one person per household can pick up supplies. Must bring a copy of lease agreement and photo ID. …


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Guest Panel Discussion and Viewing of "Glass"

  • AMC Southpoint 17

Panel discussion on villains and Black PTSD in film with featured guests and a viewing of M Night Shyamalan's new movie "Glass."


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Happy Hour at Vert & Vogue with Tift Merritt

This month V&V is thrilled to host North Carolina native and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and recording artist, Tift Merritt. Learn about Merritt's vibrant life as a creator and maker! …


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Jeffrey Osborne

Jeffrey Osborne is a drum beater, a heart beater, and an odds beater. From his early days percussively propelling the band L.T.D. to its highest heights to spinning off as a solo artist when too few …


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