EVENTS

EVENTS

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“Quiet Season” at exhibit by Pleiades members
“Quiet Season” at exhibit by Pleiades members @ Pleiades Gallery
Nov 17 2016 – Jan 1 2017 all-day
Pleiades members present works associated with holidays and the winter season
“Flight Lessons” art exhibit by Kim Wheaton
“Flight Lessons” art exhibit by Kim Wheaton @ Pleiades Gallery
Dec 1 2016 – Jan 1 2017 all-day
In her new mixed media work, painter Kim Wheaton uses images of swooping birds, boots with wings, soaring children and other imagined elements of flight as metaphors for life.
Winter Wonders at American Tobacco
Winter Wonders at American Tobacco @ American Tobacco Campus
Dec 2 2016 – Jan 1 2017 all-day
Bring the whole family to the American Tobacco Campus this season for a host of holiday-themed activities, beginning with the annual Lucky Strike tower lighting on Dec. 2. Pick out your tree, wreaths and garland[...]
AAD Ensemble KwanzaaFest
AAD Ensemble KwanzaaFest @ Durham Amory
Jan 1 all-day
Join Baba Chuck Davis and the African American Dance Ensemble on the last day of Kwanzaa-Imani or Faith. Kwanzaa is FREE and open to the public. All donated toiletry items will be given to a[...]
New Year’s Eve Dinner 5:00 pm
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[...]
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National Technology Day
National Technology Day @ Hostgator Durham
Jan 6 all-day
Celebrate National Technology Day with HostGator. Technology Day honors all of the achievements technology has given us throughout time. Now it’s time to make your own contribution to the world of technology with your own[...]
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ENVISION Empowerment Experience 2:00 pm
ENVISION Empowerment Experience @ Self Help- Temple Building
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This year’s theme “Take Flight” is a follow-up to the highly successful ENVISION event held on January 10, 2016. We will discuss ways to keep your energy and passions high as you navigate your way[...]
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An American in Paris
An American in Paris @ Durham Performing Arts Center
Jan 8 all-day
An American in Paris is the new Tony Award®-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Acclaimed[...]
ReStore Now Open On Sundays 11:00 am
ReStore Now Open On Sundays @ Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am
Starting on Sunday, January 8, 2017, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Durham and Orange counties, located at 5501 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., will now be open seven days a week. With new hours of operation[...]
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Periodic Tables: Science Goes Public
Periodic Tables: Science Goes Public @ MotorCo
Jan 10 all-day
Researchers at N.C. State are busting science out of the lab and into the public sphere. Learn how, why, and where they’re headed next. Dr. Holly Menninger is director of public science for the College[...]
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Junior League New Member “Wine & Cheese” Interest Meeting 6:30 pm
Junior League New Member “Wine & Cheese” Interest Meeting @ Hill House
Jan 11 @ 6:30 pm
Are you interested in learning more about your community and making a difference? Do you want to connect with like-minded women in your area? Whether you’ve lived in the Durham-Chapel Hill area all your life,[...]
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Finding Each Other in History: Stories from LGBTQ+ Durham
Finding Each Other in History: Stories from LGBTQ+ Durham @ Museum of Durham History
Jan 12 – Jan 15 all-day
Exhibit featuring personal narratives that illustrate how LGBTQ people in Durham have a long, but often invisible, history of overcoming adversity to form a community. It blends oral history and displayed artifacts; seven objects accompany[...]
Amaro Wine Class 6:00 pm
Amaro Wine Class @ The Fearrington Granary
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Amaro is the darling beverage of choice for many sommeliers. Often made with a number of herbs and roots – some even made from top secret blends passed down over generations – Italy’s amari are[...]
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Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo 8:00 pm
Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo @ Baldwin Auditorium
Jan 13 @ 8:00 pm
The remarkable saxophonist and pianist duo – longtime collaborators who’ve known each other for nearly 30 years – take the stage at Baldwin Auditorium for a concert of blues, ballads and jazz presented by Duke[...]
Robin and Linda Williams 8:00 pm
Robin and Linda Williams @ The ArtsCenter
Jan 13 @ 8:00 pm
With more than three decades of experience touring and performing classic country and gospel, as well as their extensive catalog of original songs, Robin and Linda Williams “shine like a diamond among rhinestones” in the[...]
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Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show 10:00 am
Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show @ North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – Jan 15 @ 4:00 pm
Repticon Raleigh is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone![...]
Susan Rivers – The Second Mrs. Hockaday 11:00 am
Susan Rivers – The Second Mrs. Hockaday @ McIntyre's Books
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband’s three-hundred-acre farm and infant son. Placidia, a mere teenager herself living[...]
Ingrid Thoft – Duplicity 2:00 pm
Ingrid Thoft – Duplicity @ McIntyre's Books
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Gutsy Boston P.I. Fina Ludlow returns with a case that puts her faith to the test – in the latest addition to the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. When Ceci Renard hires Ludlow and[...]
Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo 8:00 pm
Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo @ Baldwin Auditorium
Jan 14 @ 8:00 pm
The remarkable saxophonist and pianist duo – longtime collaborators who’ve known each other for nearly 30 years – take the stage at Baldwin Auditorium for a concert of blues, ballads and jazz presented by Duke[...]
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MLK Birthday Celebration 10:30 am
MLK Birthday Celebration @ Northgate Mall
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join Northgate Mall and NC MomsRising at the 7th annual MLK Birthday Celebration. Families are invited to Durham for a giant kid-focused birthday party to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin[...]
Dream Big Book Drive on MLK Day 2017 1:00 pm
Dream Big Book Drive on MLK Day 2017 @ Durham Central Park
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Book Harvest on MLK Day — Monday, January 16, 2017 — from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Durham Central Park, for our biggest event of the year! Inspired by Dr. King’s vision of a[...]
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Nebbiolo vs. Sangiovese Wine Class 6:00 pm
Nebbiolo vs. Sangiovese Wine Class @ The Fearrington Granary
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Two of Italy’s most noble and distinctive grapes are Nebbiolo and Sangiovese. Each has their own strong following in the wine community. Some prefer Nebbiolo, a grape that tests the balance of its tannic, high[...]
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Resolutions 2017
Resolutions 2017 @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Jan 20 – Jan 22 all-day
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts hosts its annual statewide juried art exhibit featuring both 2D & 3D media. January 4-22, 2017. Opening reception Friday January 13th, 6-9pm. Awards juror Larry Wheeler, Director of the North Carolina[...]
January Third Friday Arts Event at the Durham Arts Council 6:00 pm
January Third Friday Arts Event at the Durham Arts Council @ Durham Arts Council
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
January’s Third Friday Durham artist reception at the DAC is truly a multidisciplinary arts event, featuring new visual art exhibits, live Vallenato music from Pavelid y su Grupo, folkloric dance performances by Takiri Folclor Latino,[...]
Opening reception for “Together” art exhibit at Pleiades Gallery 6:00 pm
Opening reception for “Together” art exhibit at Pleiades Gallery @ Pleiades Gallery
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Together is an exhibit about our affinity for one another. Pleiades artists each invited a guest artist based on mutual interest, appreciation or art medium. Each art pairing provides a view into the rapport we[...]
Potters’ Penguin Project, opening reception 6:00 pm
Potters’ Penguin Project, opening reception @ Claymakers Gallery
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An exhibit of nearly 2000 clay penguins created by 400+ participants as a community art project intended to make the distant impacts of global warming tangible. Most penguins originated in the NC Triangle area, but[...]
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Scientist Turned Comedian: Tim Lee
Scientist Turned Comedian: Tim Lee @ The ArtsCenter
Jan 21 all-day
A creative blend of stand-up comedy with science. Tim Lee is a comedian with a Ph.D. who has become a sensation selling out shows from Boston to Melbourne. You can see Tim featured in Science[...]
Nancy Peacock – The Life & Times of Persimmon Wilson 11:00 am
Nancy Peacock – The Life & Times of Persimmon Wilson @ McIntyre's Books
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
For fans of Cold Mountain and The Invention of Wings comes a tour de force of historical fiction that follows the epic journey of a slave-turned-Comanche warrior who travels from the brutality of a New[...]
Fiction Writing Workshop with Steve Peha & Margot Lester 2:00 pm
Fiction Writing Workshop with Steve Peha & Margot Lester @ McIntyre's Books
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In this workshop, we’ll meet the challenge of writing fiction head on. You’ll create a rough sketch of a complete novel or short story, and you’ll start writing your opening scene. Writers from 8 to 88 have enjoyed this[...]
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Bourbon Bride Indie Wedding Show 1:00 pm
Bourbon Bride Indie Wedding Show @ The Rickhouse
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
There’s a new indie wedding show in town! Featuring more than 30 of our favorite local makers, bakers, artists and all around awesome people. Come connect with creative entrepreneurs who are helping design the most[...]
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Durham Mardi Gras 7:00 pm
Durham Mardi Gras @ Downtown Durham
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
Get your krewe together and take part in this New Orleans-style parade marching from the CCB Plaza down Foster Street to Riggsbee Avenue, ending with bands at Motorco Music Hall, The Blue Note Grill, Fullsteam, the[...]
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Ponysaurus Beer Dinner 7:00 pm
Ponysaurus Beer Dinner @ Local 22
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come celebrate some wintry pints of local Ponysaurus Brewing Co. with our our first beer dinner of 2017. Beer geeks and craft beer connoisseurs, this is not one to miss! See the full beer line-up & paired LOCAL flavors below![...]
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Blue Devils vs. Cancer: Sixth Annual Sweet Night in Durham 7:00 pm
Blue Devils vs. Cancer: Sixth Annual Sweet Night in Durham @ Duke Cancer Center
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm
A night of unlimited desserts dedicated to raising money to donate toward cancer research at the Duke Cancer Institute. All proceeds will go to the Duke Cancer Institute. The event will include a silent auction of[...]
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PROMPTS : next steps 7:00 pm
PROMPTS : next steps @ The Carrack Modern Art
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
PROMPTS: next steps 7-9pm Sat. 1/28/17 On the closing night of January’s Nasty Women exhibit at The Carrack. Suggested donation $5, all donations will go to Planned Parenthood. At this event, 6 artists will present[...]
Compass Center Presents Solar Halos, SE Ward and GOWN 8:00 pm
Compass Center Presents Solar Halos, SE Ward and GOWN @ Local 506
Jan 28 @ 8:00 pm
Join us for a night to celebrate women artists! We’ll have women-fronted bands playing great music, spoken word performances between sets, and tarot-reading. Tickets are a $10 minimum donation which can be purchased at the[...]
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Winter Revival 2017: Prophetess Janet Floyd 7:00 pm
Winter Revival 2017: Prophetess Janet Floyd @ Victorious Praise Fellowship
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm
Drawing from her background in education and law, and her vast knowledge of the scripture and the issues that impact the 21st century Christian, Dr. Floyd provides a sharp cutting-edge, message with prophetic and revelatory[...]