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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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"In A Word," presented by Bulldog Ensemble Theater

Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents Lauren Yee's sad and funny play about how a couple copes two years after their child went missing.


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Bartlett Theater Presents "Constellations"

Exploring the intricacies of both science and romance, Nick Payne's 2012 play, CONSTELLATIONS is a love story with infinite possibilities. Payne's award-winning script will have audiences traversing …


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Bubble Wonders Bubble Show

A fun filled, sensory friendly program for the whole family. Bubble Wonders is fun, inspiring, and educational, and captivates both young and old. Enjoy lots of amazing bubble tricks, including the …


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Building Your New Podcast

Instructed by the co-producer of the hit storytelling podcast, ArtCurious, this course will introduce podcast newcomers to the world of creating their own nonfiction audio shows that attract …


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Bull City Burger and Brewery is Turning 8 Years Old!

Celebrate with Bull City Burger and Brewery as they turn 8 years old this year. If you bring them one new or gently used children's book to be donated to Book Harvest or two cans of non-perishable …


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Duke University Baseball

Duke University Baseball vs. Wake Forest


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Duke University Women's Tennis

Duke University Women's Tennis vs. Virginia


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Food Truck Rodeo

A Durham Central Park Food Truck Rodeo is an all-ages Sunday afternoon gathering of dozens of the Triangle’s most popular food trucks, five times each year. The event is free to attend. You …


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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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Ned Light Sabre RYC Tournament

Awards are given to the top 8 places in each event.


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Spring Hike - Penny’s Bend Nature Preserve

Hike a roughly 2-mile loop that follows a remarkably sharp and peaceful curve in the Eno River. Outside the bounds of the Eno River State Park and downstream of West Point on the Eno, this is one of …


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The Book Of Genesis Tour

Featuring Shred TVT: https://youtu.be/-KLcIuVCTno Oace Spades: https://youtu.be/-4x3yJTDGLo Oc From Nc: https://youtu.be/5tSfKTnmee4 Handles: …


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"Les rendez-vous d’Anna" (1978) | Chantal Akerman | New Restoration

Les rendez-vous d’Anna (Chantal Akerman, 1978, 127 min, France/Belgium, French with English subtitles, color, DCP) -- Introduced by Camille Chanod (Romance Studies) In one of A…


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Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival

Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Carolina Theatre of …


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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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Black Atlantic: Derek Gripper & Africa Strings

South African classical guitarist Derek Gripper gave himself what seemed to be an impossible task: to transcribe the intricate twenty-one-string-kora compositions of Malian master Toumani …


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Duke Performances Presents: Black Atlantic Keynote Derek Gripper

South African classical guitarist Derek Gripper - known for transcribing the intricate works of Malian kora master Toumani Diabaté for six-string guitar - kicks off Duke Performances' s…


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Durham Master Aging Plan Meeting

Be part of the discussion about making Durham an age-friendly community and one that is more livable for all of its residents. Have a voice at the table as the community begins work on a Master A…


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Electronics Exploration Camp - Grades 6 - 8

  • Kramden Institute

Explore electronics with a week of circuit building projects. Learn how electronic circuits work by taking apart gadgets, prototyping with kits, and safely experimenting with components. Build …


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Fullsteam Brewery and Pompieri Pizza Kitchen Takeover

Pompieri Pizza and Fullsteam Brewery are collaborating for a kitchen and tap takeover! Pompieri Pizza's Sous Chef Kevin Goller prepares appetizers in Fullsteam Brewery's kitchen. Gnudi, Beer C…


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Minneapolis 2040 – Race, Place, and Equity

As Durham creates a new Comprehensive Plan, what lessons can we learn from Minneapolis? Heather Worthington and Paul Mogush from the City of Minneapolis will share their experiences. During …


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Sensory Jump Meet and Greet

For individuals of all ages with special needs, their families and caregivers. Join Durham County Library for a sensory jump at the trampoline park, Sky Zone Durham! This event creates a quieter, …


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Birichino Wine Dinner

  • Rue Cler
  • (919) 682-8844

Enjoy a 5-course wine dinner with the makers of Birichino Wines Seating is limited. Reservations required.


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Black Atlantic: Fatoumata Diawara

Fatoumata Diawara is poised to become one of Africa’s most significant international stars in decades. Born to Malian parents in Côte d’Ivoire, Diawara became a well-known child …


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