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Intergalactic Bead Show - Do you love great quality and prices? Then shop The Intergalactic Bead Show! Our shows provide attendees with the world’s finest and rarest beads, precious stones, gems, freshwater pearls and an exquisite collection of finished jewelry. Shop quality. Shop Intergalactic Bead Shows. Visit www.beadshows.com for more information.

Address: Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St, Durham, NC 27702 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 888-729-6904 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@beadshows.com
Web: www.beadshows.com
Fee: 4.00-5.00, Kids 12 & under free

January

29 - 30 Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show - The excitement of an Intergalactic bead show comes in finding the perfect beads to create your unique jewelry design. But it is not just about the beads it is about seeing the new color selections, learning new techniques and making new friends with similar interests.
At the Intergalactic show you will find a spectacular array of precious and semi- precious gemstone beads, sterling silver, unique findings, fantastic freshwater pearls, beautiful hand blown glass beads, vintage beads, crystals, delicas and much more.

All Intergalactic Bead shows are wholesale/retail. If purchasing wholesale please bring copies of your sales tax license. For more information and a $2 off admission coupon visit www.beadshows.com or call 888-729-6904. Join us for this limited time offer to find a unique selection of beautiful beads in one easy shopping location.

Address: Durham Convention Center-Jr.Ballrooms 301 W Morgan St Durham, NC 27702 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 888-729-6904 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ibs@beadshows.com
Web: www.beadshows.com
Fee: $5 Sat $4 Sun – 12 and under free

29 - 30 Intergalactic Bead Shows - The excitement of an Intergalactic bead show comes in finding the perfect beads to create your unique jewelry design. But it is not just about the beads it is about seeing the new color selections, learning new techniques and making new friends with similar interests.
At the Intergalactic show you will find a spectacular array of precious and semi- precious gemstone beads, sterling silver, unique findings, fantastic freshwater pearls, beautiful hand blown glass beads, vintage beads, crystals, delicas and much more.

All Intergalactic Bead shows are wholesale/retail. If purchasing wholesale please bring copies of your sales tax license. For more information and a $2 off admission coupon visit www.beadshows.com or call 888-729-6904. Join us for this limited time offer to find a unique selection of beautiful beads in one easy shopping location.


Address: Durham Convention Center-Jr. Ballrooms 301 W Morgan St Durham, NC 27702 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 888-729-6904 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: contact.beadshows@gmail.com
Web: www.beadshows.com
Fee: Free Admission ($2 Parking fee @ Centre Deck)

31NC0312004e023 - Durham AADE KwanzaaFest - Continuing the Legacy - KwanzaaFest will be held on January 1st at the Walltown Recreation Center. Our theme for this season is: Continuing the Legacy. Dedicated to Baba Chuck Davis, and he will want us to continue what he started so many years ago. Kwanzaa is FREE and open to the public. Donated canned foods and toiletry items will be donated to a local non-profit.
The doors will open to the public at 10:30am. At 11am, we invite you to join AADE and Latrice McFadden for a FREE Credit Repair Home Buying Seminar. We will be discussing and debunking myths about Credit Scores and getting starting on Home buying.

Come learn how you can improve your Credit Scores and how you can obtain down payment assistance. We want you to have the knowledge to PREPARE you for home ownership. See flyer below for more information.

Our Children's Village will begin at 11:30 am and will include, Arts & Crafts, drum class, games, face painting, and anti-bullying materials. Our Davis bags will be provided to the kids in attendance. (while supplies last) Special guest appearance by Muddy the Mudcat. Come play games and have fun.

KwanzaaFest The performances will begin at 2pm, come see the best performers and dancers. We will also have a Market place with wonderful vendors and community groups. You will have an opportunity to have health screens as well as HIV screening.

Plenty of food, dancing, drumming and fun for the entire family..

Address: Walltown Recreation Center, 1308 West Club Blvd , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 919-560-2729 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: AADE.kwanzaafest@gmail.com
Web: aadekwanzaafest.wixsite.com/kwanzaafest
Fee: Free

25 New Year's Day Run - Start the New Year off on a good foot!

Address: Duke Middle School, 3716 Old Erwin Rd. , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)929-8582 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: President@carolinagodiva.org

26 - 27 INTERGALACTIC BEAD SHOW - Looking for a relaxing way to spend the weekend? Then shop the Intergalactic Bead Show! Intergalactic Bead Shows unites beaders, jewelry makers and enthusiasts with some of the world’s finest and rarest beads as well as precious stones, gems and finished jewelry from all over the world. We provide buyers with a relaxing, beautiful ambiance in which to shop as well as high quality products from some of the best artisans in the industry. Experience the world of Intergalactic Bead Shows and enjoy the luxury that only earthly treasures can bring.
All shows are wholesale/retail. If purchasing wholesale please bring copies of your sales tax license. www.beadshows.com

Address: 301 W. MORGAN ST, DURHAM CONVENTION CENTER , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 18887296904 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: INFO@BEADSHOWS.COM
Web: WWW.BEADSHOWS.COM
Fee: $4-$5.00

February

30 - 2 Black Diaspora Film Festival - A celebration of African American cinema that brings renowned and aspiring filmakers together with enthusiasts and academicians. Event subject to change. Call to confirm.

Address: 804 Old Fayetteville St. , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)683-1709 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: vdpledger@hayti.org
Web: www.hayti.org

2 Native American Powwow - Full day of traditional Native American dancing, singing, crafts, food and socializing.

From I-85, continue to exit 175 (Guess Rd) Take Guess Rd south to Broad Street and turn right. The NC School of Science and Math will be at the intersection of Broad and Club Blvd.

Address: 1219 Broad St , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)419-2600 (Always call and confirm events)

March

15 - 24 Annual Durham Spring Carnival - Games, rides, prizes, music, food and entertainment for the entire family.

From I-85, continue to exit 176 (Duke Street). Continue north to Stadium Rd.

Address: 2700 Stadium Drive , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)471-3231 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dfbooth@co.durham.nc.us

April

28 - 31 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival - Founded in 1998, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival celebrates the power and artistry of documentary film. Recognized as the premier documentary film festival in the United States by both The New York Times and indieWIRE, Full Frame is an important arena for documentary filmmakers — a place where they can showcase their work theatrically in an environment that stimulates conversation and community between filmmakers, industry executives and the general public.
Every spring Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to the historic Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning-to-midnight smorgasbord of:
- More than 100 films (both curated and submitted for competition)
- Panel discussions
- Seminars
- Q&A sessions
- And southern hospitality!
The festival is produced by Doc Arts, Inc. and enjoys support from private and corporate sponsors whose generosity provides the foundation that makes the event possible. These sponsors include The New York Times, Duke University, A&E, and HBO, among many others.

Address: 324 Blackwell St. Ste. 500 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 919-687-4100 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 919-687-4200
Email: info@fullframefest.org
Web: www.fullframefest.org
Fee: Varies: See website for ticket prices.

6 2nd Annual Bethesda Baptist Church Car & Bike Show - Bethesda Baptist Church
1914 S Miami Blvd
Durham, NC
- cars, trucks, & bikes welcome
- top 25 trophies
- top 5 recognition
- 50/50 raffle*
- door prizes
- food vendors*
Preregistration - $15* Day of Show - $20*
Sponsorship levels @ $100 | $250 | $500+ *
Online info & registration: bethesdacarshow.com
For more info contact Rick @ 919.650.9159
*All proceeds benefit Bethesda Baptist Missions

Address: 1914 S. Miami Blvd , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 919-650-9159 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rick.427@live.com
Web: bethesdacarshow.com
Fee: $15-$20

May

20 Old Durham Historic Tour - Sponsored by Preservation Durham, the Old Durham Historic Tour features different themed tours in this annual event. Event information subject to change. Please call to confirm.

Address:
331 W. Main Street, Suite 210
Durham, NC 27702 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)682-3007 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@PresevationDurham.org
Fee: Fee

June

25 Art Grows in Durham - Performances, arts & crafts, baked goods and fun!

Address: 706 Gilbert St. , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)683-1197 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@seedsnc.org

1 Duke Homestead Herb, Garden and Craft Festival - Enjoy a wide variety of herb and craft vendors, 19th century children's games, traditional herbal use displays, musical entertainment, craft demonstrations, refreshments, and more! 10AM-4PM.

Address: Duke Homestead Rd., 2828 Duke Homestead Rd. , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)477-5498 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dukehomestead@verizon.net
Web: www.nchistoricsites.org/duke/
Fee: Free

5 - 9 Summer Jazz Festival/HBCU Summit Conference - Includes jazz workshops and performances by the Student All-star Big Band and guest artists.

Address: North Carolina Central University, 1801 Fayetteville St.
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)530-6100 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

6 - 20 American Dance Festival - The largest and most influential modern dance festival in the world, featuring more than a dozen modern dance companies. Choreographers and writers participate in classes, seminars and performances. Event information subject to change without notice. Call to confirm.

Address: Duke University Campus , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)684-6402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: adf@americandancefestival.org
Web: www.americandancefestival.org/

8 Durham Rising - Featuring live music on three stages, with a spectacular pyrotechnics and light show to cap the evening.

Address: Downtown Durham
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)682-2800 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

8 - 9 Intergalactic Bead Shows - The excitement of an Intergalactic bead show comes in finding the perfect beads to create your unique jewelry design. But it is not just about the beads it is about seeing the new color selections, learning new techniques and making new friends with similar interests.
At the Intergalactic show you will find a spectacular array of precious and semi- precious gemstone beads, sterling silver, unique findings, fantastic freshwater pearls, beautiful hand blown glass beads, vintage beads, crystals, delicas and much more.

All Intergalactic Bead shows are wholesale/retail. If purchasing wholesale please bring copies of your sales tax license. For more information and a $2 off admission coupon visit www.beadshows.com or call 888-729-6904. Join us for this limited time offer to find a unique selection of beautiful beads in one easy shopping location.

Address: Durham Convention Center-Jr. Ballrooms 301 W Morgan St Durham, NC 27702 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 888-729-6904 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: contact.beadshows@gmail.com
Web: www.beadshows.com
Fee: $5 Sat $4 Sun – 12 and under free

July

22 CrownBEAT - 8 World Class drum and bugle corps will compete head to head in a music and marching spectacular. The show will include finalists from the 2011 DCI World Championships.

Address: Durham County Stadium , Durham, North Carolina
Web: www.carolinacrown.org/web/index.php?option=com_
Fee: $18-35

September

30 - 31 Bull Durham Blues Festival - Savor and celebrate in the birthplace of the Piedmont Blues, featuring national, regional and local Blues from the mournful sounds of the Mississippi Delta to the finely fingers picking and rag-time exuberance of the Piedmont Blues. It is nationally recognized as one of the premier blues festivals in the country and has been honored with the “Keeping the Blues Alive Award” by The Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN. The festival has become one of North Carolina’s largest celebrations of the blues, recognizing Durham’s rich musical heritage as an important center of Carolina and Piedmont Blues.

Address: 500 W. Corporation St. , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)683-1709 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jsellars@hayti.org
Web: www.hayti.org/music/

31 Harvest and Hornworm Festival - In the morning, see demonstrations of historic tobacco harvesting, stringing, and curing. In the afternoon, hear the sounds of the only tobacco auction left in Durham. Throughout the day, enjoy the hornworm race, MoonPie eating contest, musical entertainment, craft vendors, refreshments, and more. 10 am - 4 pm.

Address: 2828 Duke Homestead Rd. , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)477-5498 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dukehomestead@verizon.net
Web: www.nchistoricsites.org/duke/
Fee: Free

21 NC Gay Pride Parade and Festival - The largest lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgendered event in a five-state area. Day festival with vendors, displays, bands, drag king and queen shows and much more. Parade begins 11am. http://www.facebook.com/pages/NC-Pride-LGBT-Festival/104686667459

Address: Duke East Campus, 2138 Campus Dr , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)414-5555 (Always call and confirm events)

21 - 22 Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show - The excitement of an Intergalactic bead show comes in finding the perfect beads to create your unique jewelry design. But it is not just about the beads it is about seeing the new color selections, learning new techniques and making new friends with similar interests.
At the Intergalactic show you will find a spectacular array of precious and semi- precious gemstone beads, sterling silver, unique findings, fantastic freshwater pearls, beautiful hand blown glass beads, vintage beads, crystals, delicas and much more.

All Intergalactic Bead shows are wholesale/retail. If purchasing wholesale please bring copies of your sales tax license. For more information and a $2 off admission coupon visit www.beadshows.com or call 888-729-6904. Join us for this limited time offer to find a unique selection of beautiful beads in one easy shopping location.

Address: Durham Convention Center-Grand Ballrooms 301 W Morgan St Durham, NC 27702 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 888-729-6904 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: contact.beadshows@gmail.com
Web: www.beadshows.com
Fee: $5 Sat $4 Sun – 12 and under free

October

22 Blessing of the Animals Worship Service - Bring your pets to this celebration of all creatures and creations.

Address:
Chapel Dr.
Durham, NC 27706 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)681-1704 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

28 World Beer Festival - For one day, the World Beer Festival in Durham will allow visitors a chance to taste and sample craft and specialty beers in two-ounce pours while supplies last. Featuring over 300 beer vendors from all over the country and local restaurant vendors, family entertainment, and great music by local and regional artists.

Address: Historic Durham Athletic Park, 500 W. Corporation St. , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)560-4355 (Always call and confirm events)

12 An Evening at Duke Homestead State Historic Site - Join the Duke Homestead Junior Interpreters for a late afternoon/early evening program featuring music, dancing, Fall foods, and a few ghost stories. Bring a picnic basket and blankets for a dinner on the grounds.

Address:
2828 Duke Homestead Rd.
, Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)477-5498 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dukehomestead@verizon.net
Fee: FREE to the public

November

27 - 17 Portraits with Santa - Santa Clause is coming to J and S Photography Studio every Sunday in November. No waiting in lines here, just make an appointment, online or by phone. Your child will spend quality time with Santa, while we capture their special moments. Santa believes pets are family too! Ask about special pet appointment times.

Address: 505 Hunter Dr , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: 919-470-4525 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@jandsphoto.net
Web: www.santa.jandsphoto.net
Fee: $25 Session Fee

December

16 Light Up Durham Holiday Events - Seasonal music, performers, tower-lighting, food and fun. Event information subject to change without notice. Call to confirm.

Address:
101 City Hall Plaza
, Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)595-5023 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: marion@youngbloodevents.com

16 Durham Holiday Parade - Floats, marching bands and family fun!

Address: Downtown Durham
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701 , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)560-1200 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

16 Christmas at Stagville - Celebrate the holiday season with a day filled with unique historic activities, including period music, costumed interpreters, games, food and dancing. Call to confirm.

Address:
5825 Old Oxford Hwy.
, Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)620-0120 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: stagville@ncmail.net

29 - 6 Christmas by Candlelight - A celebration of an 1870 Christmas with evening candlelight tours of the Homestead featuring period decorations, caroling, hot apple cider, entertainment and other goodies. 7-9 p.m. Two Fridays.

Address: 2828 Duke Homestead Rd. , Durham, North Carolina
Ph: (919)477-5498 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dukehomestead@verizon.net
Web: www.nchistoricsites.org/duke

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Art Craft Framing Company

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Durham, NC Arts


The Crossings Golf Club

18 holes/par 72. Designed by Ron Garl, this course measures 6,600 yards from championship tees. Ranked by Carolina Golf magazine as one of the top 10 new golf courses in the Carolinas. Open daily 6:30 am-6:00pm. Greens fees: Mon-Thurs $35, Fri $40, Sat-Sun $49; carts are included.

Durham, NC Golf Courses

Willowhaven Country Club

18 holes/par 72. This George Cobb course measures 6,400 yards from the championship tees and is home of the Herald-Sun Golf Classic and the DurAmateur. Open Tues-Sat 8:00am - dark. Greens fee: $40-$50; carts are included. Includes a semi-private driving range.

Durham, NC Country Clubs

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