Special Alert

Upcoming African-American Events

Browse the event calendar below to find upcoming events pertinent to those with an interest in African-American culture. You can search by date, keyword, and see all of the events plotted on a map of Durham.

Condensed/Printer-Friendly Format

OPEN MAP

OK
1-14 OF 14

Special Events

In the Jazz Tradition: Kate McGarry - RESCHEDULED

For the GRAMMY-nominated Kate McGarry, jazz has never been an endpoint, safely sealed off from the rest of the musical world. Instead, it is an entryway, a place into which she can pull the songs a…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

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.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Louis Austin Exhibit Opening Event

The opening of an exhibit examining the life of Louis E. Austin, editor and publisher of The Carolina Times newspaper from 1927 to his death in 1971. Exhibit curated by Dr. Jerry Gershenhorn, who …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

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 …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Black Santa at Hayti

Visit Black Santa at the Hayti Heritage Center. Photographs available while you wait so bring the family and celebrate! Professional photography will be available in various sizes, with digital files.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Afro - Vegan Community Holiday Dinner

  • Zweli's Kitchen and Catering
  • (919) 454-9397

Experience African vegan flavors created by Chef Zwe! Let the flavors take you on a journey from Zimbabwean to Morrocco through an intimate evening of wining and dining. Arrive hungry and ready to …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Kwanzaa Celebration

Kwanzaa is a celebration of family, community and culture centered on seven basic values as building blocks for peace and progress within neighborhoods. This family friendly event will include …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Exhibits & Recurring Events

Art Exhibit – Femmes in Living Color

  • DAG Gallery + Studios at Golden Belt Campus

Featuring new work by DAG's 2018 Artist in Residence Gemynii. "This collection explores my relationship and love of black femme identified folks." -Gemynii


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Quilt Exhibit - "Ancestral Rhythms"

  • Hayti Heritage Center
  • (919) 683-1709

An evening of spoken word, jazz and breathtaking works of art. The members of the African American Quilt Circle have regularly shared their magnificent, memorable quilted art work with the …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Djembe FUNdamentals - DUNUN for Adults & Mature Youth

In Africa life moves to the beat. Make rhythm the soundtrack of YOUR life. This upcoming course will be short, in 3 weeks the group will will focus on the DUNUN family of drums and get charged up …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

ImBlackInTech Monthly Mixer Series

  • American Underground

The ImBlackInTech #MonthlyMixerSeries (MMS) takes place monthly, bringing together current and potential ImBlackInTech members and friends to mingle in a comfortable environment, share ideas, and …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)
Event Calendar

Search the Calendar of Events

Making plans requires a great list of options. Conveniently, almost 5,000 choices are listed on the Durham Event Calendar. More

Durham Spotlight
Discover Durham
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604