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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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Annual Hippo Awards

The Monti presents the 11th Annual Hippo Awards. Their biggest shows of the year, The Hippo Awards is both a legitimate award show, honoring the best stories told in the previous year, and a …


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APS Adoption & Fundraiser at Durty Bull

Keep the love going the Saturday after Valentine's Day and come mingle with some sweet adoptable pups while they raise funds for The Animal Protection Society of Durham! From 4-6 pm, enjoy beer, …


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Art Journaling: Express Don’t Repress

This class is for those interested in creating a mixed media art journal intended to Express Not Repress. No experience needed! You will learn creative journaling techniques, play in a judge free …


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Build a Stone Wall

Retaining walls combine artistry, science, function and beauty. Learn from master stonemason Brooks Burleson how to build a dry-stack wall. Brooks will cover design, stone selection, confirming …


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Ciompi Quartet: "Lost and Found"

Would J.S. Bach be known to us if Mendelssohn had not discovered his scores? Would we know Mahler if he had not been championed by Bruno Walter and Leonard Bernstein? In this program, the Ciompi …


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Duke University Baseball

Duke University Baseball vs Leigh


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Duke University Baseball

Duke University Baseball vs. Lehigh


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Duke University Men's Basketball

Duke University Men's Basketball vs NC State


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Duke University Men's Lacrosse

Duke University Men's Lacrosse vs Denver


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Duke University Softball

  • Duke Softball Stadium

Duke University Softball vs Indiana


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Duke University Softball

  • Duke Softball Stadium

Duke University Softball vs Penn State


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Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. Violin and Cello Choirs are conducted by Carlos Bardales, Erica Leavell, Nonoko Okada, Julia Reeves, and Erica Shirts. The Duke University String …


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Duke Wind Symphony: Viennese Ball

Food, music, and Viennese dance, featuring a live waltz orchestra and polka band. Dance lessons at the beginning of the evening. Dress: semi-formal to formal. The Viennese Ball is an annual …


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Feast From the Furnace

A unique Liberty Arts fundraiser - glass blowing and gourmet food- sponsored by Nana's Restaurant . Glass blowing demonstrations by Durham-based designer Elijah Leed. Watch as they make b…


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Four Women ft. Tamisha Waden, Kamara Thomas, Rissi Palmer & Mavis Swan Poole

  • NorthStar Church of the Arts

Four of the Triangle's most powerful singers, Kamara Thomas, Mavis Swan Poole, Tamisha Waden & Rissi Palmer-Stypmann join forces to help officially consecrate the stage at North Star Church of …


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Fullsteam Brewery Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the plow-to-pint brewing facility, led by one of the brewery team members. Seen one beer tour, seen 'em all? Not this time. Take a tour of the local ingredients …


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High Ropes Discovery Day

Explore Durham Parks & Recreation's high ropes course and navigate a variety of obstacles, some reaching 55 feet in the air! Ages 7 and up. Children ages 7-9 must be accompanied by a …


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Hillside High School Theatre Presents: Swing School Musical

Hillside Drama brings the past to the present in the revivalized adaptation of the legendary Mr. G's Swing School. Go back in time to where the beat was jumping with a contemporary look for a new …


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Indulge Catering presents: A Taste of Love ~ A Night of Indulgence (2019)

Indulge Catering, LLC Presents: A Taste of Love - A Night of Indulgence. An all inclusive, intimate evening for lovers. Enjoy this unique experience as you dine at your personal table during t…


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Jambalaya Soul Slam Late Night Poetry Slam

It's that time again! Come see the hottest poetry slam in the Triangle. Every February the best poets in the area are brought together to share their most insatiable and sexy poems. This i…


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Kids Crafting Workshop: Wind Chimes!

This week, your scrappy instructor will be teaching how to use various materials to create wind chimes from unique materials! This week, you will be using glue and paint. For those attending, please …


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Knit Skills: Cabled Mitts

In this 3 session class, learn to knit cables while making a pair of fingerless mitts. The class will cover reading a cable chart, cable-needleless cables, as well as knitting in the round on DPNs, …


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Love and Lemurs: The Science of Lemur Reproduction

What better way to kick off Valentine's Day week than with a couple of glasses of wine and an exclusive workshop on the science of lemur reproductive behavior and biology?! Have you ever wondered …


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Love Is Dogs, Beer, Donuts, & Gosling/Stone

Love comes in many forms, so celebrate with a day full of fun... Noon until they run out: Beer/Cider & Duck Donuts Pairings 2-6pm. Carolina Boxer Rescue Adoptions 2-6pm. Doggy & Me C…


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