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, or you’re just settling in, we want to meet you! Join the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties and help us make a lasting change in our community.

Come mix & mingle with us at our Prospective Member Wine & Cheese Social on Wednesday, Jan. 11 to learn what we’re all about! The social will begin at 6:30pm and the information session will begin at 7pm.

If you’re interested in being a part of the Spring provisional class, you can fill out the application here:
*Note: You do not have to fill out the application in order to attend the interest meeting.

Learn more:
Benefits of joining the Junior League:
Information about the provisional course:

Contact with any questions.

We can’t wait to meet you and to share all of the wonderful things the Junior League has to offer!

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 Luther King on MLK Day.
Event activities include free English/Spanish story times, arts and crafts, kids’ Zumba, drumming performance, interactive activities, service projects such as a food and clothes drive benefiting Urban Ministries, and birthday cake as we celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy in a way that kids can understand. This event is free and appropriate for ages 0-100.

Valentine’s Day At Local 22 @ Local 22
Feb 14 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Still looking for the perfect spot to celebrate your special someone this Valentine’s Day? We will be offering our a la carte menu as well as a special 3-course prix-fixe menu for $40 per person. And of course in our true kitchen & BAR fashion we will be offering up a selection of special bubbly and some swoon-worthy cocktails!

Brightleaf Square Taste & Sip Restaurant Crawl @ Brightleaf Square
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bites of Bull City and Southern Food and Drink are teaming up to bring you a fun behind-the-scenes “Taste & Sip” tour of historic Brightleaf Square in downtown Durham. On this easy walking tour, guests will experience several Brightleaf Square/Main Street mainstays as well as get an introduction to several brand new restaurants and shops making a name for themselves in the area. Purchase tickets early for what’s sure to be a fun and delicious afternoon mingling and dining at EIGHT local stops!

Durham Craft Market Reopening @ Durham Craft Market
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Announcing the opening of the Durham Craft Market on Saturday, April 1st 2017 for its 12th season. Located on the northern, grassy side of the Durham Farmers’ Market, the DCM is an open-air market displaying one-of-a-kind, handmade, local arts and crafts.
New this year: we have admitted nine additional artists. Come see their amazing work and browse our wide variety of unique, high-end crafts and fine art, and enjoy our festive market atmosphere. Shop with local artisans and be part of the flourishing Durham arts and crafts scene. Free. Free parking available.

Angel Readings & Gourmet Dinner Event @ University Club
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join internationally acclaimed Angel medium Kim McAllister of Rainbow Wings Consulting for a special ”Angel Readings & Gourmet Dinner” event on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6-9PM. Limited to ten adults (21+), this exclusive gourmet dinner event will take place at the acclaimed University Club, located at the sumptuous 17th floor penthouse of University Tower in Durham (3100 Tower Boulevard, Suite 1700, Durham, NC 27707), near Chapel Hill, with convenient access to I-40 and 15-501.

In addition to a delicious three course gourmet meal served in a tastefully arranged private room with luxurious furnishings and soaring views, each participant present will receive a one-on-one reading with internationally renowned and professionally certified Angel medium, Kim McAllister of Rainbow Wings Consulting. During the readings part of the event, Kim connects to Guardian Angels to translate any messages they may share, either intuitively or with Angel Cards or both. Participants will also witness firsthand this happening with the other guests present and any messages received often contain messages for other participants, too.

Dress code is biz casual. $99.00 special event price includes an Angel Reading and a Gourmet 3-course Dinner with tea or coffee, dessert, tips and taxes included. Special diets accommodated with advance notice. Additional beverages available for purchase from the waitstaff ex. sodas, beer, wine, liquor, etc.

Email Kim ASAP for availability and ANY questions: or phone or text: 919-698-8543.

Materials Day @ Northgate Mall
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Make and take creative projects at the Wonder of Learning/Scrap Exchange Materials Day!
Kids from 0-100 are invited to celebrate Earth Day with a special event focused on re-use and creativity and includes collaborative group art projects such as constructing a cardboard city and creating a group weaving.
Participants will be able to enjoy make and take projects with the Scrap Exchange
The day long event features:
• Food Trucks
• Live Music including drum circle musician, Diali Keba Cissokho,
• Make and take projects with Scrap Exchange
• Wonder of Learning exhibit tours
• The MakerLab activities and more
Organized by the North Carolina Wonder of Learning, an international traveling exhibit featuring over 7,000 square feet of dynamic interactive learning and information showcasing the world-renowned early childhood education project developed
in Reggio Emilia Italy.
Located on the Plaza at Northgate.

The Choral Society of Durham presents Berlioz’s Te Deum and Poulenc’s Gloria @ Duke University Chapel
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm

The Choral Society of Durham, conducted by Rodney Wynkoop, presents Berlioz’s Te Deum and Poulenc’s Gloria with the Riverside High School Chorus and Duke Chapel Choir. Come and enjoy this lovely music in the enchanting setting of the Duke University Chapel.

Tickets are on sale now at

Music on the Plaza: Cinco de Mayo Celebracion @ Northgate Mall
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Northgate as we kick off our free Summer Music on the Plaza. There will be live music, food trucks, Northgate food vendors, activities for kids and more! Don’t forget to BRING YOUR CHAIRS but leave your coolers and pets at home. Come enjoy another fun family night at Northgate!
Share your #MusicOnThePlaza photos with us on Instagram or Facebook.
Featured band: Los Plebes de Olancho bringing an exciting blend of traditional Mexican and Central American Party Music
Food trucks: Esmeralda’s Cafe, Baja Shack, El Rey del Taco and Morfa Empanadas
Arts and Crafts: Durham Arts Council Make a Maraca, God’s Eye or Cinco de Mayo coloring sheet
Sponsored by: Bull City Burger and Brewery and The Herald-Sun

Music on the Plaza: Handsome Al and the Lookers feat. Emma Davis @ Northgate Mall
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Be sure to mark your calendar for a fun night of rhythm and blues with a hint of southern roots rock when crowd favorite Handsome Al & the Lookers featuring Emma “Big Mama E” Davis, return to Northgate for Music on the Plaza.
Music on the Plaza events are free live music events for the community. We hope you’ll enjoy good eats, live music, and a dancing good time with family and friends. Don’t forget to BRING YOUR CHAIRS but leave your coolers and pets at home.
Share your #MusicOnThePlaza photos with us on Instagram or Facebook
Food Trucks: Esmeralda’s Cafe, Randy’s Pizza and Mac-u-Roni
Beer wine and water: Bull City Burger and Brewery

All Music on the Plaza events Sponsored by: Bull City Burger and Brewery and The Herald-Sun

Music on the Plaza: Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos with John Dee Holeman @ Northgate Mall
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Start off your Memorial Day weekend with cool blues at Northgate’s Music on the Plaza. Local blues icon from Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos with John Dee Holeman returns for a free concert Friday, May 26 from 6:30-9pm. Enjoy local eats and drinks from Baton Rouge Cuisine, Esmeralda’s Café, Randy’s Pizza and Bull City Burger and Brewery. The event is family friendly so bring your chairs and your kids, but leave your coolers and pets at home.

Music on the Plaza: The Beauty Operators @ Northgate Mall
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Northgate’s favorite all-female band is back! The Beauty Operators will rock the stage in a free concert Friday, June 2nd, from 6:30-9pm at Northgate’s Music on the Plaza. Enjoy local eats and drinks from Stuft, Esmeralda’s Café, Randy’s Pizza and Bull City Burger and Brewery. The event is family friendly so bring your chairs and your kids, but leave your coolers and pets at home.