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October 2019

Durham Civil Rights Walking Tour

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 16, 2019

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Explore Durham’s Civil Rights Legacy with PD’s walking tour. This exciting tour focuses on many of the sites in downtown Durham that were important during the 1950s and 60s Civil Rights movement, including the Durham County Courthouse, the Arts Center (originally Durham High School and later City Hall), the Kress and Woolworth buildings, sites of sit-in protests and the “Confronting Change” exhibit at the Carolina Theatre. Learn about the contributions of ordinary Durham residents to the struggle for equality as…

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Sister Cities of Durham Pop-up Exhibit & Reception

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join us Thursday, October 24th from 6-8PM as we welcome a pop-up exhibit from our friends at Sister Cities of Durham. The temporary exhibit (on display Oct. 22-27) features Sister Cities projects over the years, and a world map showing all the international cities that are connected to NC cities. Light refreshments will be served. Sister Cities of Durham, Inc. is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, founded in 1989 with Sister Cities partners Durham in England, Kostroma in Russia, and Toyama…

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Durham Architecture & the Urban Landscape Walking Tour

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 23, 2019

Durham, NC 27701 United States + Google Map

Historic Preservation Society of Durham volunteers lead a 90 minute tour through downtown highlighting the many architectural styles popular in the 20th century. WALKING TOURS AND THE WEATHER Walking tours may be cancelled on short notice due to extreme heat or inclement weather. Walking Tours will be shortened to one hour on days when the temperature is above 90° or below 50°. Please take the weather into account when planning to join a tour. In hot weather, wear a hat…

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November 2019

Durham 150 Closing Ceremony

November 2 @ 7:30 pm
$15

The Durham 150 Closing Ceremony Presented by Duke University and Duke Health will take place on Saturday, November 2 from 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. at DPAC. This will be a culminating event of Durham 150, the official yearlong commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the City of Durham’s incorporation. The Closing Ceremony will explore the history of Durham through narration, video, live performance and music. The production will open with remarks from Mayor Steve Schewel, along with a welcome from Occaneechi…

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Tobacco Heritage Walking Tour

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Preservation Durham offers free walking and bike tours that introduce downtown Durham’s history and architecture. All tours depart and return to the Durham Farmers’ Market at 501 Foster Street. Meet on the grassy area across from the entrance to the Farmer’s Market. Look for a sign on the grass. Preservation Durham’s enthusiastic and well-informed volunteer tour guides will lead you through the history of the tobacco industry as they tell many tales from Durham’s past, using oral histories and photographs…

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Screening of Durham: A Self-Portrait 150

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Our 2008 Self-Portrait documentary told the story of tobacco, textiles, “Black Wall Street,” and the personal relationships that underpinned Durham’s early success. Today’s economic renaissance has brought prosperity and challenges: gentrification, inequity, and persistent poverty. In this provocative 2019 update, we ask a wide range of Durhamites: How can we achieve a shared prosperity? Does our unique 150 years of history make a difference? See more: http://portraitofdurham.com/ Join us on November 16th and be part of the conversation.

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March 2020

Les Misérables

March 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the…

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Les Misérables

March 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the…

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Les Misérables

March 12, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the…

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Les Misérables

March 13, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the…

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