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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 Christmas Carol

This is not your grandparent’s version of the Charles Dickens' classic! Ira David Wood III’s musical comedy adaptation of A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 44th Anniversary and will …


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Durham Village Holiday Market

  • The Rickhouse
  • (919) 264-1038

Featuring NC-made eats, drinks + gifts! Sample independent food, beverage, and craft producers while you complete your shopping list. Each night will have a bar and a different food truck vendors …


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Durham's Black Nativity

Durham's Black Nativity is an annual soulful celebration of the birth of Jesus. The cast features 100 talented singers, dancers and musicians.


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Holiday Bake Sale & Bazaar

  • Petco

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Holiday Bazaar

  • Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast
  • (919) 687-4366

Featuring a variety of local small businesses and artisans this Holiday Bazaar is the perfect place to find unique, handmade, quality gifts for everyone on your list for the holiday season. Door …


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Jewelsmith Sip and See

  • Jewelsmith
  • (919) 286-2990

Take a personalized tour of the Jewelsmith workshop. Sip on complimentary beer or wine, enjoy local goodies while peeking behind the scenes to see how they do what they do. Meet their …


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NC Jazz Ensemble 2018 Holiday Concert

With Vocalist Denise Barnes. The NCJE was founded in 1980 by Stanley Baird and Oliver Hodge. The seventeen piece group has traveled throughout the state of North Carolina performing at …


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North Carolina Middle School Basketball Showcase

F.O.O.T.P.R.I.N.T.S. is 501C3 Non-Profit-Organization, based in Raleigh, NC. Founded in 2011, the organization is supported and operated by a dedicated group of professionals who understand and …


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Organ Scholars Recital: Joseph Fala

Parking will be available for $5 in the Bryan Center Parking Garage. ADA parking will be in the Bryan Center Surface Lot. ----- A staple of the Chapel Music calendar, the Organ Recital …


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Santa Photos

Don't wait in line! Reserve your time with Santa and save on your photo package! Photo pre-purchase is required to book your time, however all guests can enjoy savings by pre-purchasing a photo …


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Santa Selfies

Bring your camera and take a Santa Selfie! Santa will be at Northgate and ready to visit with children of all ages. Bring your phone or camera and enjoy taking candid photos with Santa.


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School of Rock Cary

School of Rock Cary presents an epic afternoon of tunes by KISS, AC/DC, Pink Floyd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more.


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The Russell Lacy School of Music Showcase

See what these kids can do!


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Winter Showcase Durham Ballet Theatre

  • Durham School for Ballet
  • (919) 680-4363

Enjoy a thrilling evening of Aerial Silks, Lyra and contemporary dance performance. Guest artists include; The Repertory Dance Company at NCCU (Sat. Dec 15) and ShaLeigh Danceworks (Sun. Dec …


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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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Jewel Handmade Holiday Tour

Hear her performing a mix of holiday favorites and Jewel classics - hits like "You Were Meant for Me," " Who Will Save Your Soul," and "Foolish Games." "With …


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North Carolina Boys Choir and Girls Choir Christmas Concert

  • McMannen United Methodist Church

The North Carolina Boys Choir, Chamber Ensemble, the North Carolina Girls Choir, and the Training Choir invite lovers of Christmas Carols and Holiday Classics to join them for a FREE concert. The …


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The Beach Boys

You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when …


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Bulltown Comedy Series

Free stand-up comedy.


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Daughtry - Cage to Rattle Tour

Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol.


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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

The Holiday’s Best Concert – Back for Two Incredible Shows This year marks the 34th Anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, an album that …


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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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Mujeres en Café: Women & Sustainability

  • Cocoa Cinnamon

This is the first of a series of talks that will illuminate the wonderful work being done by women throughout the coffee industry chain and the importance of supporting and lifting women up. These …


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