EVENTS

EVENTS

Feb
11
Sat
Elodie Farms Dinner on the Porch (Farm Dinner) @ Elodie Farms
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Elodie Farms is a historic 1910s tobacco farm turned goat dairy located in the beautiful Piedmont region of North Carolina, about 25 minutes north of Durham. Our farm is home to a small herd of mixed-breed dairy goats that browse happily on 17+ acres of pasture amidst hundred-year old trees, old tobacco barns and a natural lake. We hold farm dinners on the second weekend of the every month. Our menu, prepared by our house chef and owner, Ted Domville, is locally-sourced and prepared on-site.

Come meet our goats, taste our delicious cheese, and enjoy a scrumptious locally-sourced menu on our beautiful farm.

Saturday, February 11th at 5PM
5-course menu, $70 per person. B.Y.O.B.
We will offer coffee and tea with dessert

Get your tickets at www.elodiefarms.com,
the Durham Farmer’s Market (Saturdays 10-noon),
or by phone at (919) 479-4606

Mar
18
Sat
Lookin’ For A Cure 5k Walk, Run and Ride @ Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

5k walk, run or a 12-mile bike ride around Durham. After party with food, face painter, bounce house, music and lots of fun. Paid registration includes admission into the Duke/Wake Forest baseball game immediately following the event. Proceeds benefit ocular melanoma patients and research to find a cure.

Registration starts at 8am, race begins at 9am.

Mar
24
Fri
Questival Durham @ ROCK QUARRY PARK
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm

The Cotopaxi Questival is a 24-hour adventure race where teams of 2-6 people compete in over 300+ challenges ranging from adventure, outdoors, fitness, service, food and urban exploration to win prizes and more. All participants receive a free Luzon daypack.

Apr
1
Sat
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.

Apr
16
Sun
Durham Easter @ Durham Central Park
Apr 16 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

This event is free and includes an Easter egg hunt with 10,000 eggs! This family-oriented Easter event is for people of all ages and provides a day of fun including 4 egg hunts for infant through 12 years, inflatables, family activities, face painting and food trucks.

Apr
22
Sat
Piedmont Farm Tour @ Farms
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Every spring, local farmers open their farms to visitors during the Piedmont Farm Tour. Visitors can learn about sustainable agriculture and farmstead cheese, see baby animals, gather eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Piedmont farms. They can meet the people who grow their food and see how it is grown.

To take the tour, buy a button that enables a carload (or a group of bicyclists) to visit all the farms. Buttons are available at Weaver Street Market stores (late March) or online from Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) for $30 before the tour dates; they can also be purchased during the tour at any farm for $35. Farms are open from 2 to 6 PM each day. The tour is self-guided; use the tour brochure or the CFSA’s interactive map to plan your visits to maximize your time at the farms. We suggest visiting 2 to 4 each day. Farms are located throughout the Triangle in Alamance, Chatham, Orange, and Person counties. The tour occurs RAIN OR SHINE.

Apr
23
Sun
Piedmont Farm Tour @ Farms
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Every spring, local farmers open their farms to visitors during the Piedmont Farm Tour. Visitors can learn about sustainable agriculture and farmstead cheese, see baby animals, gather eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Piedmont farms. They can meet the people who grow their food and see how it is grown.

To take the tour, buy a button that enables a carload (or a group of bicyclists) to visit all the farms. Buttons are available at Weaver Street Market stores (late March) or online from Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) for $30 before the tour dates; they can also be purchased during the tour at any farm for $35. Farms are open from 2 to 6 PM each day. The tour is self-guided; use the tour brochure or the CFSA’s interactive map to plan your visits to maximize your time at the farms. We suggest visiting 2 to 4 each day. Farms are located throughout the Triangle in Alamance, Chatham, Orange, and Person counties. The tour occurs RAIN OR SHINE.

Apr
30
Sun
Pinwheels for Prevention Family Fun Day @ Wheels Fun Park
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Exchange Family Center’s Pinwheels for Prevention Family Fun Day brings together families, friends, and the greater community to generate awareness about the importance of supporting families, and how we as a community can prevent child abuse.

Pinwheels for Prevention happens every April. Event admission includes fantastic Wheels Fun Park activities such as batting cage rounds, mini golf, a trip through the maze, roller skating, access to the fun gym, and even a go kart ride!

May
20
Sat
Walk For The Animals – Animal Protection Society of Durham’s Unleashed Fundraiser @ Duke University East Campus
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Grab a leash and join Animal Protection Society of Durham on May 20th for the 1.5 mile walk around Duke University East Campus to raise funds to help homeless animals in Durham. Every year, APS of Durham cares for approximately 5,000 animals who are homeless, abandoned, neglected or abused. We provide basic necessities, meet medical needs and give a voice for the animals in our care and those who will be with us tomorrow. Join us and help give Durham animals the second chance they deserve!

May
21
Sun
JUST TRYAN IT Kids Triathlon @ Chapel Hill Country Club
May 21 @ 8:30 am

Swim, bike, and run for a great cause! JUST TRYAN IT financially supports families fighting childhood cancer in the Triangle area. For all abilities, ages 6-16. Register TODAY! In 2016, over 200 students participated and helped raise $80,000+. Volunteers needed. Visit our website for more information.

Jul
8
Sat
Saba Saba Festival @ Durham Central Park
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saba Saba is a festival to celebrate the Sister Cities Durham and Arusha Tanzania. There will be food trucks, vendors of clothing and crafts, hands on activities for children, information about our sister city Arusha, music, dance and zumba. Please come and enjoy a lovely afternoon with us. The festival is free and there is no need to pre-register!