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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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3rd Annual Black Music Month Celebration & Fundraiser

By annual Presidential Proclamation, June has been proclaimed African American Music Appreciation Month annually since 1979. 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the celebration colloquially r…


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Blackbear With Special Guests Elohim & Gashi

The Show of the Summer Blackbear is no musical lightweight. He’s an effortless songwriter with a keen ear for melody, a knack for distilling complicated ideas into tight, precise lyrical …


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Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents White

Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents James Ijames' raucous comedy about art and identity - with a shocking twist ending!


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Durham Bulls Baseball

Durham Bulls Baseball vs Columbus Clippers


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Insert Your Grandma's Name Here

  • NorthStar Church of the Arts

Interactive and evolving installation by Monét Noelle Marshall. In the Ursa Minor Gallery. From the curator: This is a celebration of your grandma and, by extension, of you. …


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Jewish Food Festival

The Levin JCC is disability accessible; extra accessible parking spaces will be reserved in the front lot. Overflow parking is available at Carter Charter School. Shuttle service will run every 15 …


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Modupe (Grateful)

Collage Dance Company Presents...Modupe (Grateful) for the Company's spring concert. This year’s theme is Modupe (MOH-DO-PWE) which means grateful in Yoruba, a West African language. …


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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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Open Mic Night

All the world’s a stage, and you’re the star. Go off the script at Open Mic, the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month. Music, poetry/spoken word, comedy, rap: sign up when you arrive and …


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Pauli Murray Walking Tour

Pauli's Durham Tour is a 75-min walk into Durham's history of racial segregation in the West End Neighborhood. Aya Shabu and friends share stories about the significance of Black Civil War soldiers, …


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Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Summer Movie Series

You're invited to the FREE Summer Movie Series! Join in on the patio EVERY Sunday for flicks on the big screen! There's beer. There are $1 snacks. There's a movie on the patio! Visit the Taproom …


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QuirkCon 2019

A conference for quirky people like you. Anime + Video Games + Cosplay + Goth + Meditation + Culture. An experimental, forever evolving conference for geeks, gamers and other weirdos. …


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Reggae on the Roof

Selector B Steady and DJ Algoriddim spin classic reggae on vinyl. Free and open to the public 21 and over. Food and beverage minimum spend may be required.


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The Beat Market at Locopops

Durham Beat and Locopops are launching a monthly live music and local art market at the Locopops Dessert Cafe. Bring a blanket, enjoy ice cream and pops, grab food at the Bull City Street Food t…


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The Great Durham Odyssey

Assemble your all-star team for The Great Durham Odyssey, a celebration of the sesquicentennial hosted in partnership with Durham 150. The multi-faceted series of challenges, set across the …


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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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Durham Bulls Baseball

Durham Bulls Baseball vs Norfolk Tides


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Durham Bulls Baseball

Durham Bulls Baseball vs Charlotte Knights


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Triangle AMA Transitions Group June Meeting

Informational Interviewing for Career Success On June 3rd, the speaker will be Tracy Jenkins. Tracy is a Career Transition and Academic Coach at Tracy Jenkins coaching LLC. In this session, you …


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Triangle Restaurant Week

  • (919) 673-5784

Triangle Restaurant Week is a week-long event that offers the opportunity to try 3 or 4-course lunch or dinner meals at some of the finest dining establishments in the Durham and Triangle area! View …


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Durham Bulls Baseball

Durham Bulls Baseball vs Norfolk Tides


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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 peek 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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Strategy and Performance Management Summit

Join the City of Durham, ClearPoint Strategy and organizations across industries for a gathering of strategy and performance leaders. Back by popular demand, there will be training classes held by …


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604