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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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Beer, Beads, & Beignets at Durty Bull

Durty Bull Brewery is bringing a taste of Mardi Gras from NOLA to their taproom in NC. Enjoy King Cake themed beignets, from Bourbon Street Beignets, alongside beer and jazz music from Dixieland to …


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Choral Society of Durham Performing Itaipu by Philip Glass and Whitacre's Deep Field

Performing with Durham Medical Orchestra and Duke Chorale


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Dog Adoption Event with APS of Durham

Join The Scrap Exchange to support The Animal Protection Society of Durham and their important work in our community! The APS of Durham will be at The Scrap Exchange from 1:30-3pm with animals …


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Duke University Men's Tennis

Duke University Men's Tennis vs. Wake Forest


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Duke University Softball

  • Duke Softball Stadium

Duke University Softball vs. Ohio


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Duke University Women' s Basketball

Duke University Women' s Basketball vs. North Carolina


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Eric Pritchard, violin, with Randall Love and David Heid, pianists

Program: Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor and the premiere of composer Bill Robinson's Violin Concerto No. 2. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs regularly …


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Monthly Patchwork Market - Fullsteam Brewery

The Patchwork Market monthly market with makers and vintage vendors. Local makers and vintage vendors will come together to create a unique shopping experience with a diverse selection of high …


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North Carolina Central University Baseball

North Carolina Central University Baseball vs Lafayette College


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North Carolina Central University Men's Tennis

  • Dr. Younge Tennis Courts

North Carolina Central University Men's Tennis vs Howard


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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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Remember to Remember: Sylvain Chaussée & Niagara Custom Lab

Preceded by four short pieces from his circle at Niagara Custom Lab, this selection of Chaussée's films sprouts from the interplay of his work and life in Canada. Bringing a distinctly g…


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Rougemont Farmers' Market on the Farm

Featuring Prodigal Farm goodies and a selection of other farmers and artisans whose work they respect, including: --honey and bee products from Pipes Pollinators --bread from Ninth Street …


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Sacred Sound Bath

Bikram Yoga Durham, located on the Golden Belt campus, is hosting a very special event. This healing session is offered by Garth Robertson, who will journey through sounds and instruments from a…


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Song of the South: Tribute to Southern Artistic Creativity

  • Hayti Heritage Center

An exciting program highlighting Southern creativity, honoring famous poets, composers and performers. This performance will include a Maestro William Henry Curry original work that is a tribute …


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WXDU Presents: Tom Carter / Polyorchard / Magic Tuber Stringband

Tom Carter's electric guitar work weaves strands of melody, drone, fuzz, and charged silence into intricately detailed instant compositions. BYOB.


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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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Film Screening - "The Wandering Soap Opera"

Raúl Ruiz, 2017, 80 min, Chile, Spanish with English subtitles. In 1990, Ruiz conducted six days of acting workshops and filming in his native Chile, yielding a small wealth of 16mm …


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Q&A With Two College-Age Elected Officials

A conversation with 19-year-old New Hampshire State Representative Cassie Levesque (D) and 21-year-old West Virginia County Commissioner Garrett Cole (R).


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Bird-Friendly Gardening

Birds can bring color, life and song to your garden. Lauri will review plants that are favored by both local and migratory songbirds, as well as their other shelter needs. Then you will have the …


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Duke University Baseball

Duke University Baseball


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Duke University Men's Basketball

Duke University Men's Basketball vs. Wake Forest


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James Bay Electric Light Tour

Breakout British Singer-Songwriter Three-time Grammy® Award-nominated and Brit Award-winning multiplatinum singer-songwriter will be hitting the DPAC stage as part of his Electric Light …


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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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