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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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A Gospel According to Jazz Christmas

GRAMMY award winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum will share the stage with the phenomenal Sheila E. The concert will also feature Kirk's brother, vocalist Kevin Whalum, vocalist Lynn Mabry, musical …


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Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy a delicious meal in the company of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Bring your camera for photos with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the family. Learn the complete life story of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer f…


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Goat Yoga and Guided Meditation with Goats

  • Hux Family Farm
  • (919) 666-7258

Get your relaxation and goat cuddles on! Experience yoga and guided meditation classes with the farm's animals. They have trained therapy goats, a couple of sheep, and a sweet livestock guardian dog …


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Learn to Sew: Pillowcases

In this 2 hour class, students will learn all the basic steps to sewing by machine, including how to set up their machine, adjust the settings, and sew straight lines. Students will sew a pillowcase …


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Shop Independent Durham Week

  • Various Locations

  Keep your holidays home-grown by shopping local this season. Why go local for the holidays? When you spend money at independent Durham businesses, you keep money in the local economy, …


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Arts Education Symposium

The North Carolina Arts Council and The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. invite you to attend a professional development opportunity for arts education program facilitators, coordinators, managers …


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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 - "Pig Film"

In an empty world, a solitary female mechanically follows the protocols of a factory hog farm. Her labors are sporadically punctuated by musical rhapsodies as she moves toward the impending end. Is …


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American Ballet Theatre Masterclass

The American Ballet Theatre will offer a masterclass in advanced ballet technique. All community dancers ages 16 and up who train at an advanced/pre-professional or professional level in ballet are …


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Chef/Author Debbie Moose

The Regulator welcomes Debbie Moose, author of Carolina Catch: Cooking North Carolina Fish and Shellfish from Mountains to Coast, for a reading and book signing. Moose has now written the c…


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Classroom Open Hours

Welcome to an open-ended exploration in the learning laboratory. Tinker to your heart’s content, rearrange moving parts and explore the nature museum and teaching library. An on-site staff …


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Duke Men's Basketball Vs. Indiana

Duke men's basketball home game vs. Indiana.


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Duke Music: Chamber Music Concert

Advanced musicians in the Duke University Department of Music's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.


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Durham Expanding Housing Choices Open Houses

  • City of Durham

This is an opportunity for the public to learn more about Expanding Housing Choices, discuss the proposals, and provide feedback to staff prior to moving forward with the adoption process.


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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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N. C. Highway 54 Pedestrian Facilities Meeting

Review the design, ask questions, and give your input.


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Oxford American Stories From the Issue - Durham

Presented in partnership with Pinhook and Letters Bookstore, join us for stories from the issue featuring Dasan Ahanu, Sarah Bryan, Benjamin Hedin, Jill McCorkle, Mark Powell, and Tom Rankin, and …


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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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Stretch and Sip at The Wine Feed

  • The Wine Feed
  • (828) 260-0517

Stretch and Sip at The Wine Feed. Flow into relaxation in this all-levels Hatha Yoga class. Students will generate heat and build strength and flexibility before settling into deep, relaxing poses. …


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Tuesday Night Trivia


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Abundance with Adele

An innovative and complimentary live monthly business workshop series for women entrepreneurs and team leaders. Each month, dive into a new topic that will give you more abundance in your b…


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

  • Beyu Caffe

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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Kids Basketball Camp

Calling all Basketball Stars! Durham Memorial Baptist Church is hosting a FREE basketball program for the local community! Kids ages 5-12 are welcome to join in the fun for 6 straight weeks of …


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Shueh-li Ong: Thereminist, Songwriter, Synthesist.

Shueh-li Ong is a Nashville-based songwriter, composer, producer, synthesist, and world-renown thereminist. Her music bears elements of her training in classical and electronic music, and her …


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