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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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Art Exhibit – Our Bull City: Exhibits from the Community

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

Community curators will mount a series of three- to six-week-long pop-up exhibits. This exhibit series, which was made possible by the City of Durham, NC Government, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, …


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Baby Goat Festival

  • Prodigal Farm

Tour the 95-acre farm and milking parlor, play with the baby goats, meet the milking does, and taste Prodigal Farm's nationally award-winning cheeses. Plus there will be a variety of other fun …


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Born at Duke Homestead

Duke Homestead is usually known as the birthplace of the future American Tobacco Company, but three Duke children were born there also. Connect with this universal human experience during "Born …


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Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle presents "Masks and Fairytales"

Faure - Masques et bergamasques Debussy - La Damoiselle elue Stravinsky - Le baiser de la fee Close out the season with an extremely eclectic program featuring the Concert Singers of …


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Community Moves: Open Dance Class w/ Gerri Houlihan

This much-beloved series is now on the regular schedule as a drop-in class! Drop-in classes are $15 each (regular class cards available for a discounted rate), or for this class only, we are …


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Duke University Baseball

Duke University Baseball vs. VCU


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Duke University Women's Lacrosse

Duke University Women's Lacrosse vs. VCU


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Durham Bulls Baseball

Durham Bulls Baseball vs Gwinnett Stripers


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Durham Greek Festival

Experience the fabulous flavors, sights, and sounds of Greece! Enjoy favorite Greek foods including gyros, grilled chicken pita wraps, pork souvlaki, spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese pie) and …


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Durham Medical Orchestra "Fantastic!” Spring Concert

This free concert will feature the Durham Medical Orchestra performing Hector Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique," along with "Danzas Fantasticus" by Joaquin Turina and Mozart's …


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Hands-on Cinco de Mayo Cooking Class

Tired of the same ole TexMex? To help celebrate Cinco de Mayo, you will be whipping up an authentic Mexican meal. Be prepared to learn about classic Mexican ingredients and cooking techniques that …


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Heavy Syrup: A Queer Variety Show

What better way to close out Southern Fried Queer Pride Durham 2019 than with a sugary sweet variety show featuring music, drag, comedy, and more? This event is 18+.


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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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Paw Patrol Live!

It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol to the rescue! …


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Southern Fried Queer Pride

Featuring workshops, skill shares, and other events. Celebrating local Durham, and regional North Carolina artists, activists, and communities, SFQPxDurham is here to add it's own distinct …


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Triangle Spring Green Home Tour

  • Homes located throughout the Triangle

Homes are located throughout the Triangle area, including Durham, Orange, Chatham & Wake Counties. Annual multi-site tour of new homes (and newly remodeled) green home certified homes FREE, …


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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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Contemporary Foundations Dance Class (9-12 yo)

This class will be a continuation of self-discovery in a contemporary dance framework, building on skills of weight-sharing and improvisation covered in Creative Movement. Focus will include …


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Cunningham-Based Dance Technique

Justin’s classes are based in Cunningham Technique, taught through a contemporary lens. You will move through the traditional standing class sequence with a focus on energy management and …


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Developmental Movement Classes (2-3 yos)

In this class, two-year-olds will get to explore all of the dance possibilities available to their young bodies, including jumps, turns, going upside down, balancing on one foot, rolling, gliding, …


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Discovering Dance Classes (4-5yos)

This class combines learning the basic elements of dance with artistic expression. The children dance fast and slow, sharp and smooth, and learn traveling movements as well as movements that stay in …


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Durham Bulls Baseball

Durham Bulls Baseball vs Gwinnett Stripers


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May AMA Transitions Meeting: Using Strategic Questions

On May 6th, the speaker will be Gene Pinder Gene is the Director of Marketing for a small healthcare software company called MedAptus. Prior to that role, he was the marketing director for NC …


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Naturalist Classes: Aquatic Investigation (ages 5-7)

Discover the overflowing biodiversity of ponds and streams! Explore different aspects of freshwater habitats, from water quality to ecosystem interactions. Learn how to identify aquatic organisms of …


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Naturalist Classes: Aquatic Investigation (ages 8-10)

Discover the overflowing biodiversity of ponds and streams! Explore different aspects of freshwater habitats, from water quality to ecosystem interactions. Learn how to identify aquatic organisms of …


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Durham, NC 27701 USA
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