EVENTS

EVENTS

Dec
18
Sun
Donald Davis Storytelling @ The Fearrington Barn
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

We are thrilled that Donald Davis is returning to The Fearrington Barn on Saturday, December 17th at 11am and Sunday, December 18th at 2pm to delight us with his stories!
Donald has been visiting The Fearrington Barn to spin his tales for over 20 years and is one of the foremost storytellers in the country. He has been featured at the World’s Fair, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Storytelling Festival, and as guest host on NPR’s “Good Evening.”
In lieu of admission, donations of canned goods to Chatham Outreach Alliance and gently used children’s books to Book Harvest will be accepted. This event fills up quick so get there early!

North Carolina Jazz Ensemble Holiday Concert @ Hayti Heritage Center
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm

Founded in 1980 by Stanley Baird and Oliver Hodge, the 17-piece group will put you in the holiday spirit at this performance held once again at the Hayti Heritage Center.

Dec
21
Wed
Breakfast with Santa @ Weathervane at Southern Season
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us for a morning full of holiday cheer when Santa comes to visit Weathervane!

On Wednesday, December 21st join us for breakfast with Santa from 8 to 10:30 a.m.

Reservations will be offered in the following time slots:

8am-9am

9:30am-10:30am

We will be serving a delicious breakfast buffet full of holiday delights. Don’t forget your camera because Santa will be making his rounds. You can let your little ones hop on his lap and tell him all their holiday wishes!

Cost is $16 per adult and $14 per child. Tax and gratuity will be added to all checks.

Reservations are required by calling (919)929-9466.

Dec
22
Thu
BIGG Holiday Mashup @ Carolina Theatre
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm

Get ready for an hour and a half of pure holiday joy! This family-friendly variety show will feature storytelling, music, dance, comedy and inspiration – all hosted by Inspire MEdia Network, the Durham nonprofit that spreads kindness and educates about empathy.
The evening will feature the New Orleans-style band the Bull Town Strutters, the Durham Ukulele Orchestra, a storyteller from The Monti, the Durham Bulls’ Jatovi McDuffie, gospel singer Mary Williams, dancers from Barriskill Dance Theatre School, a cappella singers and much more!

Tickets: $8-$14

Dec
23
Fri
Weekly Wine Tasting at The Goat @ The Goat at Fearrington
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fearrington Sommelier Colin Williams will be offering free wine tastings each Friday at The Goat from 3-6pm. Stop by to taste a hand-selected beer and wine, and ask Colin to help you find a bottle to take home.

Dec
24
Sat
Christmas Eve Dinner @ Counting House
Dec 24 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

If all you want for Christmas is a stress-free holiday celebration, let us do the hosting. On Christmas Eve, join us for a three-course prix fixe menu featuring all of your Counting House favorites and a few holiday specials like the Grilled Leg of Lamb with crispy potatoes, charred broccolini and romesco. Let’s feast! Call 919.956.6760 to reserve your table.

Weekly Wine Tasting at The Goat @ The Goat at Fearrington
Dec 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fearrington Sommelier Colin Williams will be offering free wine tastings each Saturday at The Goat from 2-6pm. Stop by to taste a hand-selected beer and wine, and ask Colin to help you find a bottle to take home.

Dec
25
Sun
Mitzvah Day @ Jewish Community Center
Dec 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

The Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill invites you to give back this season with a day celebrating volunteerism, activism and unity, which begins with a community breakfast at the Levin Jewish Community Center and then heads out to projects planned throughout the area, involving organizations such as Blanket Durham, Durham Crisis Response Center, Durham Police Department, Durham Literacy Center and many more.

Dec
30
Fri
Weekly Wine Tasting at The Goat @ The Goat at Fearrington
Dec 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fearrington Sommelier Colin Williams will be offering free wine tastings each Friday at The Goat from 3-6pm. Stop by to taste a hand-selected beer and wine, and ask Colin to help you find a bottle to take home.

Dec
31
Sat
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Guglhupf @ Guglhupf Restaurant
Dec 31 all-day

Join us as we celebrate New Year’s Eve with fabulous food, wine and company in a delightfully festive setting! This year we are excited to feature a 4 course prix fixe menu highlighting the season, the festive occasion, and our own take on contemporary southern German cuisine with local ingredients. There is also a vegan option for each course.

New Year’s Eve Brunch at the Nasher Cafe @ Nasher Cafe
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

How are you planning to kick off your last day of 2016? Why not with a deliciously elegant brunch at your favorite museum cafe? We’ll be serving up our signature breakfast-lunch flavors as well as all the mimosas, Nasher Marys, Spiked Tea, and Blackberry Collins cocktails that you like from 10:00am-3:00pm on Saturday, December 31st. Come brunch with the best and reserve your seat by calling 919-684-6032 or visiting our website at http://nasher.duke.edu/cafe/.

Local 22’s New Year’s Eve Bash! @ Local 22
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm

Let’s face it. 2016 was not a perfect year, but what year is? This New Year’s Eve Local 22 is celebrating the perfectly imperfect close of 2016 with an anti-NYE Bash! What exactly does an Anti-NYE party look like? I guess you’ll just have to stop by to find out, however we can tell you that we’ll be doing champagne toasts every hour from 8:00pm – midnight, showing off our best moves with a Spotify playlist YOU can add to, and offering up some delish Local 22 flavors and specials from 5:00pm – 10:00pm. Bring your dancing shoes, don’t dress up, and leave 2016 at the door! Call 919-286-9755 to reserve your anti-party seats today.

New Year’s Eve Dinner @ Counting House
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Savor every last bite of 2016 with a five-course table d’hôte menu prepared by Counting House. Begin the celebration with Cold Water Oysters topped with trout roe and crème fraîche and choose from indulgent entrées like the Grilled Wagyu Ribeye with braised onions, laser potatoes and sweet carrots, or the Wild Mushroom Ravioli with sweet onions, mascarpone and red amaranth. Call 919.956.6760 for reservations.

New Year’s Eve Dinner @ Parizade
Dec 31 2016 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 1 2017 @ 2:00 am

Parizade invites you to an elegant New Year’s Eve celebration to send off 2016! The evening will begin with early a la carte seatings available at 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Our celebration seating will commence at 9:15pm and will include a decadent 4-course pre-fixe menu with champagne toast for $80 per guest (tax & gratuity not included). Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes for our live musical performance presented by the incredible tunes of Crossover Drive! Reserve your seats for a night to remember today by calling (919) 286-9712 or visiting http://parizadedurham.com/make-a-reservation

Monte Carlo themed New year’s Eve Benefit Party @ Global Breath Studio
Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with live music, gourmet vegan food and games at LiveGlobally’s “Monte Carlo New Year’s Eve” benefit party. Join us at Global Breath Studio in downtown Durham for an evening of elegance, mingling, eating, glamour, dancing and prizes. Attire is formal/swank/vintage/glam. All proceeds will benefit LiveGlobally, a Durham based 501(c)3 non-profit organization. LiveGlobally supports community and wellness programs internationally and throughout the Triangle, including C.A.A.R.E. and the Boys & Girls Club in Durham, the building of a school in Nairobi, fostering orphaned elephants in Kenya, and much more.