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May 2021

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History Exhibit: ” Faces of Durham”

May 6
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2021

Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The exhibit features a selection of familiar and lesser known faces from the Bull City’s past and present, highlighting a broad range of contributions including industry and commerce, medicine, and human relations while mapping Durham’s development from a railway stop to a booming tobacco town, and to today’s revitalized hub of arts and innovation. Colorful, framed banners line the sidewalk, featuring a photo and caption for each of the nineteen individuals represented, guiding visitors to the Museum’s doorstep. The banners…

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Free Downtown Parking Garage Week!

May 6
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until May 7, 2021

Shop, dine and rediscover downtown Durham with free garage parking for all, May 3-7! During the week of May 3-7, parking is free in all city-owned garages courtesy of Park Durham. How it works: Pull a ticket when you enter a garage. Insert the ticket on your way out. That's it! Park free at the following city-owned garages: Chapel Hill St. Garage Church St. Garage Corcoran St. Garage Durham Centre Parking Garage Morgan/Rigsbee Parking Garage Downtown parking map (PDF): https://www.parkdurham.org/DocumentCenter/View/44/City-Parking-Facilities-Map---March-2016-PDF

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May 6 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Durham, NC 27701 United States + Google Map

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History Exhibit: ” Faces of Durham”

May 7
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2021

Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The exhibit features a selection of familiar and lesser known faces from the Bull City’s past and present, highlighting a broad range of contributions including industry and commerce, medicine, and human relations while mapping Durham’s development from a railway stop to a booming tobacco town, and to today’s revitalized hub of arts and innovation. Colorful, framed banners line the sidewalk, featuring a photo and caption for each of the nineteen individuals represented, guiding visitors to the Museum’s doorstep. The banners…

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Free Downtown Parking Garage Week!

May 7
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until May 7, 2021

Shop, dine and rediscover downtown Durham with free garage parking for all, May 3-7! During the week of May 3-7, parking is free in all city-owned garages courtesy of Park Durham. How it works: Pull a ticket when you enter a garage. Insert the ticket on your way out. That's it! Park free at the following city-owned garages: Chapel Hill St. Garage Church St. Garage Corcoran St. Garage Durham Centre Parking Garage Morgan/Rigsbee Parking Garage Downtown parking map (PDF): https://www.parkdurham.org/DocumentCenter/View/44/City-Parking-Facilities-Map---March-2016-PDF

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Piedmont Topographics: Ryan Helsel & Vann Powell

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 15, 2021

Through This Lens, 303 East Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Ryan Helsel and Vann Powell document the Research Triangle area of the North Carolina Piedmont in the midst of a development boom. Their photographs survey remnants of previous development and fresh scars of the new, the marks left by nature, humans, time and the hot Piedmont sun. An exhibition of their work, curated by Melissa Gwynn, features over 40 photographs and will be on display starting Friday, March 19 at Through This Lens in Downtown Durham. The title of Ryan…

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5 Points Gallery Exhibit Extended: EMERGENCE

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Open Fridays & Saturdays 4-8pm or by appointment. 5 Points Gallery in downtown Durham continues to celebrate EMERGENCE — embracing the promise of renewal of our communities, our families, and ourselves. This exhibition will take you on a journey revealing distinctive new works designed to stimulate your imagination. EMERGENCE features works by ten Triangle-based artists, assembled to include a range of mediums such as painting, sculpture, weaving, fused glass, and mixed media. Visit 5 Points Gallery in person or online…

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Live in the Lot

May 7 @ 7:45 pm - May 9 @ 10:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 27, 2021

Motorco, 723 Rigsbee
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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OUTDOOR LIVE MUSIC, MOVIES AND STAND UP COMEDY IN THE MOTORCO MUSIC HALL PARKING LOT WITH SOCIALLY DISTANCED PODS June 11: Abbey Road LIVE June 12: Quartet for the End of Time Reimagined June 18: Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba June 25: The Wusses June 26: Naomi Dix and Stormie Daie More dates and performers coming soon!

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History Exhibit: ” Faces of Durham”

May 8
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2021

Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The exhibit features a selection of familiar and lesser known faces from the Bull City’s past and present, highlighting a broad range of contributions including industry and commerce, medicine, and human relations while mapping Durham’s development from a railway stop to a booming tobacco town, and to today’s revitalized hub of arts and innovation. Colorful, framed banners line the sidewalk, featuring a photo and caption for each of the nineteen individuals represented, guiding visitors to the Museum’s doorstep. The banners…

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Durham Farmer’s Market

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 20, 2021

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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The Durham Farmers’ Market brings people together to celebrate the unique food and culture of downtown Durham and the farms that sustain it. We provide access to fresh food for all of our community, champion small farmers and artisans, and foster a thriving and participatory local economy. You will now have FOUR hours to shop, as the market will be open 8AM-12PM every Saturday through November. Please wait for the bell to ring before entering the market. The line begins…

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