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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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#CLUBPRIME

  • Prime Athletic Training & Fitness Institute
  • (919) 908-6061

#CLUBPRIME is a group based fitness class. The Instructor, and Owner of PRIME, Desmond Scott teaches this class. With his outgoing and fun loving attitude, the time flies by as you are sweating and …


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80's Music Bingo

If you love rock 'n roll, then get down to Durty Bull for four rounds of 80's Music Bingo! Rusty on your hair metal and new wave? That's what friends are for (you'll also need them to help you …


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Alan Parsons Live Project

Alan had dabbled with live performance in his late teens as a folk/blues acoustic player and as a lead guitarist with a blues band called The Earth in the late sixties in his hometown of London. …


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Amara La Negra

The 2018-19 Rock the Lyceum Lecture Series, hosted by NCCU's Office of Student Engagement and Leadership and the Lyceum Committee, brings in some of the nation's top entrepreneurs and …


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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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Chamber Music Masterclass with JACK Quartet

The members of JACK Quartet lead a master class in Duke's Rubenstein Arts Center, coaching student musicians on classic works for string quartet. In just a decade, JACK Quartet has become one of the …


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Downtown Wayfinding Project Public Meeting

The City's Transportation Department is developing a new wayfinding system to replace the existing outdated program. The wayfinding signage will help people to more easily find their way around …


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Duke University Men's Basketball

Duke University Men's Basketball vs The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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Durham's Mount Vernon Baptist Church Celebrates Black History Month

  • Mount Vernon Baptist Church
  • (919) 688-1823

Mount Vernon Baptist Church Celebrates 2019 Black History Month with a host of family friendly events throughout the month of February. The following activities are scheduled: WEDNESDAY …


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Economy For All Lecture

  • Boiler Room

Prof. Sandy Darity will discuss the economic state of North Carolina and what needs to be done to help all North Carolinians thrive in 2019. William A. ("Sandy") Darity Jr. is the Samuel …


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Knitting: My First Sweater

In this 5-session class, learn the fundamentals of sweater knitting. The Flax sweater from Tin Can Knits is a top-down, raglan pullover in 17 sizes for the whole family. Students should be …


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North Carolina Central University Baseball

North Carolina Central University Baseball vs Appalachian State University


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Que for a Cause

  • Maverick’s Smokehouse & Taproom
  • (919) 560-0193

A percentage of all food and booked catering will be donated to the Durham Library Foundation. Enjoy the company of special guests and take part in fun activities.


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Acro Yoga Jam at the Living Arts Collective

Acro Yoga Jam on 1st & 3rd Thursdays from 8:30-10pm in the Durham Ballroom at the Living Arts Collective


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AfterHours: Science of Wine '19

Enjoy an elegant evening of fine wine to examine the science behind your favorite vintages and varieties. Local wine sellers, cheese makers and chocolatiers have been invited to …


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Basic Botany and Plant Growth

How does a plant grow? How does it manage water and nutrients? What factors influence the production of flowers and fruits? This course will explore these questions and more using a combination of …


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Beginning Sewing Class

Always wanted to learn how to use a sewing machine or spiff up your skills? Join a textile artist and long-time sewing instructor for this class designed for brand new beginners and re-entry sewers. …


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Duke's 24th Annual National Security Law Conference

  • Duke Law School
  • (919) 613-8522

As a bonus early-bird event, on Thursday, February 21 at 12:30 in Room 3037 there will be a panel discussion on “Career Opportunities in National Security Law.” The Conference networking …


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February Comedy Showcase at Durty Bull

Join the second installment of the Thursday Night Comedy Showcases. This month, Rob Schneider Comedy - Not That One is bringing to the stage Angel Perez, Reid Clark Comedy, Dink Kearney, and Lauren …


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Free Professional Headshots + How to Get Linked In and Network Like a Pro

  • Carolina Career College
  • (919) 996-1000

This seminar will teach attendees what LinkedIn is and how to use it. During the seminar attendees will learn how to make their LinkedIn page stand out and how to use the various functions on the …


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Johnny Cash At San Quentin: Johnny Folsom 4 & Friends

A special 50th anniversary theatrical re-creation of Live At San Quentin - one of Johnny Cash's most legendary and iconic performances -- by Johnny Folsom 4. The show at the Carolina Theatre will …


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Mindfulness in the Gardens

Replenish and rejuvenate yourself with a meditative walk through Duke Gardens led by Betsy Dessauer from Mindful Anytime. The group will walk with intention, employing elements of mindfulness …


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Movie Loft presents "Black Cat, White Cat"

Movie Loft warms up in February with a screening of the rambunctious joy that is Emir Kustirica's 1998 comedy Black Cat, White Cat. Set in Serbia and by the Danube, this rambling and frenetic tale i…


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Nzinga's Got Soul Tasting Party

Known for her spicy flavor combinations, Chef Zinga invites you to Nzinga's Got Soul Tasting Party where you can enjoy some of your traditional favorites and sample some new menu lunch and dinner …


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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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