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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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Black History Month Wax Museum

  • Russell Memorial CME Church

A live 'wax museum' presented by Wall Street Juniors Inc., an organization dedicated to taking youth on a journey through financial literacy anc creating future investors to increase promotion of …


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Duke University Baseball

Duke University Baseball vs. Northwestern


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DukeCreate Workshop: Screen Printing

Learn the basics of screen printing on paper and textiles. Open to the Durham community (anyone ages 18 & up; ages 12-18 must be accompanied by an adult.) Check out other DukeCreate workshops at …


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Durham's Mount Vernon Baptist Church Celebrates Black History Month

  • Mount Vernon Baptist Church
  • (919) 688-1823

Mount Vernon Baptist Church Celebrates 2019 Black History Month with a host of family friendly events throughout the month of February. The following activities are scheduled: WEDNESDAY …


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North Carolina Central University Baseball

North Carolina Central University Baseball vs Delaware State University


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Organ Recital: Christopher Jacobson

Christopher Jacobson, Chapel organist and Divinity School organist at Duke, has won top prizes in several organ competitions. He has presented organ recitals in North America, Europe, and Australia, …


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Play - “A Need Fulfilled”

  • University Theatre in the Farrison-Newton Building
  • (919) 530-6242

A Need Fulfilled, a new musical drama from the pages of history, tells the story of the black nurses of WWII and, alongside it, the story of many black soldiers from throughout American history. …


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Recycled Materials Sculpture Workshop with Jean Michel Dissake

Experience creating your own sculptural work with the guidance of Jean Michel Dissake, Cameroonian artist-in-residence. Learn about Jean Michel’s work and his message about unity and realizing …


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Rising Stars Hoop Classic

  • Various middle and high school gyms
  • (919) 889-3320

Kids in 2nd-8th grade competing in Annual AAU Basketball Tournament to be held in Durham. 156 games will take place over the weekend.


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Sew Your Own: Ogden Cami

In this 3-hour class, learn garment sewing fundamentals with this flattering camisole. The Ogden cami is a simple wardrobe builder, with great details to dress up or down! A great first garment in …


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Wild Kratts Live 2.0

The Wild Kratts LIVE! stage show that has kids across North America buzzing is coming to DPAC with an ALL NEW show: “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power!” Get ready to …


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A Discussion on Democracy and Authoritarianism

Judith Kelley (Dean of Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy) and Mike Abramowitz (President of Freedom House) will panel a discussion on democracy and authoritarianism.


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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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Disney Trivia Night at Durty Bull!

Mirror Mirror on the wall, who is the smartest of them all? Find out at Durty Bull Brewing Company on Monday, February 25th (7-9 pm) as Jessie tests your knowledge on all things from the Magic …


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Naturalist Classes: Digging in the Dirt (ages 5-7)

Where did all this dirt come from? Discover the ingredients that go into soil and how it supports all the life around us. Learn how composting works, hunt for decomposers around the garden and see …


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Naturalist Classes: Digging in the Dirt (ages 8-10)

Where did all this dirt come from? Discover the ingredients that go into soil and how it supports all the life around us. Learn how composting works, hunt for decomposers around the garden and see …


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North Carolina Central University Men's Basketball

  • McDougald-McLendon Arena

North Carolina Central University Men's Basketball vs South Carolina State University


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North Carolina Central University Women's Basketball

  • McDougald-McLendon Arena

North Carolina Central University Women's Basketball vs South Carolina State


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Screen/Society--Ida Lupino series--"On Dangerous Ground" (1951, 35mm print)

The "Ida Lupino 101" series concludes with: ON DANGEROUS GROUND (Nicholas Ray & Ida Lupino [uncredited], 1951, 82 min, USA, English, B&W, 35mm) Sadistic detective Robert Ryan is …


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Blog Topics Participate Calendar About Search Creative Site-Making: Trouble,

  • Duke University Forum for Scholars and Publics
  • (919) 660-3052

In this public conversation moderated by Tift Merritt, artists Anna Schuleit Haber, Deborah Luster, and Nina Angela Mercer discuss their approaches to creating art around sites and stories of …


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Duke University Baseball

Duke University Baseball vs Richmond


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Grey's Anatomy Trivia at Unscripted

Check into Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital (formerly Grace Mercy West Hospital, formerly Seattle Grace Hospital) and let McDreamy or McSteamy or whoever’s team you’re on save your life. …


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Kitchen Botany: From Dinner Plate to Garden

Learn from Lindsey Luks, Duke Gardens horticulturist, how to grow plants from the vegetables and fruits we eat. Avocado, potato, pineapple and other plants are common in your kitchen. Enjoy them as …


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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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