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November 2021

The 2021 Durham Art Walk Holiday Market

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street
DURHAM, NC, NC 27701
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The Durham Art Walk Holiday Market is a festive fine arts and crafts event that kicks off the holiday season in downtown Durham! Art lovers can shop local artists, take in some live music, dine at world-class restaurants, and more, all at easily strollable venues in the Durham city center. The Holiday Market is the perfect transition from the harvest to the holidays! Free and family friendly! Durham Arts Council has proudly produced Art Walk since 2004. For 2021, the…

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Pop-Up Holiday Market @ Hi-Wire Brewing

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hi-Wire Brewing, 800 Taylor St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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You didn't really think we would leave you to fend for yourself during holiday shopping did you? Join us on Saturday, Nov. 27, from 12-5pm for our Holiday Pop-Up Market! Support your local community by shopping with 14+ local creatives highlighting some of the best in arts, crafts, & artisanal products from Durham and surrounding areas! PLUS the Grinch will be here to take donation based photos with your furry friends benefiting Carolina Boxer Rescue. Grab the family, get shopping,…

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MAKRS Market at Durham Central Park

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 28, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on December 19, 2021 at 11:00 am

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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The MAKRS Society will be hosting its monthly pop-up market at Durham Central Park! Markets will be held every 4th Sunday (March-November) and 3rd Sunday in December. Join us to shop from 30+ local artists and makers. We'll have food trucks and coffee joining us as well! All tents will be set up 6 feet apart to ensure the safety of all guests, and masks are required at all times while shopping. We will also have hand sanitizer setup at…

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December 2021

17th Annual American Tobacco Tower Lighting

December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
American Tobacco Campus, 705 Willard St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FREE

Join us as we celebrate the season IN PERSON with the lighting of the iconic American Tobacco Water Tower on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, from 6:30-7:30 pm in the American Tobacco Amphitheater. Come early to shop and dine before the celebration begins. We’ll also have 2,000 light wands to distribute courtesy of our friends at Dominion Energy and NC 811. This year’s show is packed full of some of the best young talents in Durham and the Triangle! • Barriskill…

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Baddies of North Carolina Retreat & Bazaar

December 4 @ 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 4, 2021 at 7:30 am

Morehead Manor, 914 Vickers Ave
Durham, NC 27701
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Baddies with Business is hosting a retreat to support Black women entrepreneurs across North Carolina. Baddies of North Carolina retreat is an opportunity for Black women to connect with one another, learn from experts, build relationships and create a community of supporters moving forward. This is the first Baddies of North Carolina Retreat, a personalized experience tailored by a Black woman for Black women. Participants can expect to enjoy activities such as a welcome happy hour, an interactive keynote and…

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Baddies of NC Community Bazaar

December 4 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Morehead Manor, 914 Vickers Ave
Durham, NC 27701
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Free

Baddies of NC Community Bazaar is an event for community members to shop products and services by Black-women owned businesses. The bazaar is free and open to the public. It will feature music, raffles, a food truck, and fun for all ages.

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Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk

December 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2022

American Tobacco Campus, 705 Willard St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The “Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk” is a family-friendly 1.5-mile walking tour designed for adults and kids (children 8 years & older please) seeking a unique and different downtown Durham, North Carolina experience. The tour combines local ghost stories, folklore and local history as it takes you to six different Ghost & Paranormal sites including Bull Durham Factory, Kress Store Building, Devil’s Teacher, Hotel Malbourne Memory, Snow Building and the Liggett-Myers Factory stories are on the itinerary.

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Downtown Points of Light

December 5
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until January 9, 2022

Durham, NC 27701 United States

Come downtown for a family-friendly, socially distanced, holiday celebration happening from Thanksgiving through early January. There are beautiful lights throughout downtown, including Five Points Plaza and Black Wall Street Gardens, and of course the tree at CCB Plaza. Many downtown businesses and residents will have displays as well, so stop in, dine, shop and support local merchants while you enjoy the lights. Our map is coming soon, but until then please enjoy this holiday music playlist featuring many Durham artists!…

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Holiday Patchwork Market

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Durham Armory, 212 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Shop small batch and one-of-a-kind goods meticulously crafted or found with thoughtfulness and care are available for purchase. Varying price points creates accessibility for all. Mask required.

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Santa on CCB Plaza

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CCB Plaza, 201 Corcoran St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Santa Update! Due to unforeseen maintenance issues with our elevator, we are no longer able to host Santa on the Roof. However, our friends at Downtown Durham Inc. have graciously offered to host Santa in the CCB Plaza (where Major the Bull and the holiday tree are)! On Sunday Dec. 5th from 1-4pm we invite you to downtown Durham to take your photos with Santa. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees will be responsible for taking…

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