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August 2019

Our Bull City: Exhibits from the Community

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 3, 2019

Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Community curators will mount a series of three- to six-week-long pop-up exhibits. This exhibit series, which was made possible by the City of Durham, NC Government, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, and the Jenny Semans Koortbojian Trust, is part of the Museum's programming in honor of the city's sesquicentennial commemoration.

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Durham Architecture & the Urban Landscape Walking Tour

August 24 @ 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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Historic Durham and Tobacco Empire Tours


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August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Discover Durham United Kingdom + Google Map

Tobacco Road Tours takes you on a motorized, professionally guided tour to where Durham’s roots began & where the City has evolved today. North Carolina’s “Triangle”, with some of the United States best historical markers, culture, architecture, food and stories await you as we travel the “City of Medicine” on TRT’s Historic Durham tour. Thanks to media marketing, modern census figures and a shared international airport Raleigh/Durham exists in the minds of many Americans as a single city in the…

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September 2019

Tobacco Heritage Walking Tour

September 14 @ 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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Durham Civil Rights Walking Tour

September 21 @ 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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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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March 2020

Les Misérables

March 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - March 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
$39.50

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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