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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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ActionFlix Film Series

Action! To some it just means violence, but the greats of action cinema give us something more, turning shootings and explosions into something artful and often spectacular. From the taciturn …


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ADF Pop-up Performances

For the past 42 years ADF has made Durham its home and an international hub for the modern dance world to flourish. In conjunction with our annual performance season, ADF seeks opportunities for …


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ADF’s Movies By Movers

Program: PARALLEL UNIVERSES-A Collection of Short Films Reimaging Our World and Introducing Us to New Ones Time Subjectives in Objective Time by Kati Kallio Reverie of the Puppets by Kathy …


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ADF’s Movies By Movers

Program: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE-Short Films with A Mixed Bag of Every Flavor Behold by Michelle Bernier and Ana Baer The Storm by Chafic Saad and Evie Ladin But First... by Erin Brown …


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Crown Loving Fashion Show

  • (984) 219-6050

Featuring live music, storytelling, jewelry, shoe designs, make up, plus more! @Soulyvegancafe will be in the house serving plant based soul food. This event also marks the grand opening of Loving …


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Dance – "Don't Get Any Ideas, Little Lady"

In "Don't Get Any Ideas, Little Lady," A+A Dance Company throws salt in the wound of male fragility. Their scathing critique clears the ground for audience and performers to build new f…


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Duke University Women's Basketball Camp Begins

Duke University Women's Basketball Camp - DWB Camp


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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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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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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 purchase may be required.


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Retro Film Series – Spike Lee’s "Do The Right Thing": 4K Restoration 30th Anniversary

Three decades later, the block is still standing. Universal Pictures' is marking the 30th Anniversary of Spike Lee's incendiary and still-topical "Do the Right Thing" with a remastered 4K …


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Solfest '19 Featuring KeKe Wyatt

SOLFEST is an annual musical experience which honors the black soul and spirit. This year's lineup includes STOUT, Herbin.Saint, Imani Pressley, and the one and only KEKE WYATT. Must be 21+.


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Taste 2019

  • Durham Armory, Primal, Carolina Theatre, and more
  • (919) 933-1551

After 6 years in Durham, this year Taste 2019 will have a 150th theme! Taste is a celebration of local food and drink, hosted at multiple Durham locations. For the largest format event during the …


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The History of Vintage Baseball Cards and Sports Memorabilia

Expert Michael Osacky returns to share why baseball cards were first created and autograph authentication is so important. Through quick lessons, attendees will also learn to self-appraise their own …


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Youth Bluegrass Jam at Locopops

Join in at the Locopops Dessert Cafe for a Youth Bluegrass Jam hosted by @PineCone. Calling all youth musicians who play fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo and bass. You are invited to bring your …


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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 Charlotte Knights


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Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble is internationally esteemed as one of America’s foremost modern dance companies. Under the direction of Cleo Parker Robinson, the ensemble performs a d…


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Durham Bulls Baseball

Durham Bulls Baseball vs Charlotte Knights


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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Brett Chambers Open Mic

Going strong for 22 years and counting, the Open Mic was started by Brett Chambers in September of 1996 at Sam & Audrey's Sellers' ‘Talk of the Town', where it was an anchor in downtown …


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Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble is internationally esteemed as one of America’s foremost modern dance companies. Under the direction of Cleo Parker Robinson, the ensemble performs a d…


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
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