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Durham Central Park

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501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
919-794-8194 durhamcentralpark.org

Durham Central Park is a 5-acre city owned park located in the heart of downtown Durham. The park is managed, developed and programmed by Durham Central Park, Inc. a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

September 2019

Parties for the Park

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 18, 2019 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Parties for the Park is a series of dinner, cocktail, and dance parties to support Durham Central Park. Our incredible hosts offer a wide selection of parties – from artsy to adventurous, from the park to the rooftops, from September to November. Parties sell out fast, so don’t wait to get your tickets and get in on the fun!   TICKETS ON SALE AUG. 23!  

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Durham Farmers Market

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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One of the most exciting aspects of shopping at a local farmer’s market is the anticipation seasonal produce. All year long we are able to celebrate the arrival of delicious and unique foods that are not available all the time the way they are in a typical grocery store. The freshness and quality of this produce is undeniable, and shoppers have the opportunity to ask questions to the very farmers who have planted, grown, and harvested it! We are located…

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Durham Farmers Market

September 28 @ 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 30, 2019

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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One of the most exciting aspects of shopping at a local farmer’s market is the anticipation seasonal produce. All year long we are able to celebrate the arrival of delicious and unique foods that are not available all the time the way they are in a typical grocery store. The freshness and quality of this produce is undeniable, and shoppers have the opportunity to ask questions to the very farmers who have planted, grown, and harvested it! We are located…

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Work(together) Day – Pride: Durham NC

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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On September 28th, join me for the first of hopefully many local service opportunities. Service and community should be fundamental to all of our lives. Let’s share experiences centered on those values and lend a hand where it's needed. Join me on September 28th to volunteer at the Pride: Durham NC Evening Festival or at a future work day event posted on this page. If you have a little time to spend in service, join this event and I will…

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October 2019

October Volunteer Work Day

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Keep the Park looking beautiful! Join Durham Central Park Board Members and Friends of the Park for our monthly Volunteer Work Day. If you love whacking weeds, trimming brush, mulching and generally making things look spiffy around the park, from the rain garden trail to along the creek, join like-minded folks for our volunteer work day. Where to meet: At the foot of the steps on Roney Street Time: 9am-Noon What to wear: Close-toed shoes and work clothes We provide:…

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Durham Murals By Bike Tour

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Preservation Durham has partnered with The Nasher Museum of Duke University and the Museum of Durham History to create a bicycle tour of the historic murals of downtown Durham. Some murals that will be featured, amongst others, include: Manbites Dog Mural Angel of Spring Mural The Wall of Hope Mural The Cookery Mural Two Way Bridges Mural The Hayti Mural Durham Civil Rights Mural Trinity Design Mural The Pauli Murray Murals Also, the tours include a mural by Odili Donald…

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Tobacco Heritage Walking Tour

October 12 @ 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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Save the Northgate Carousel

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Bull City Inflatables Presents: Help save art in motion. The Northgate Carousel is more than just an attraction - it is a valuable resource to Durham families, business and local based non-profits.   Fundraising event inflatable day at the Park

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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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December 2019

Durham Farmers Market

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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One of the most exciting aspects of shopping at a local farmer’s market is the anticipation seasonal produce. All year long we are able to celebrate the arrival of delicious and unique foods that are not available all the time the way they are in a typical grocery store. The freshness and quality of this produce is undeniable, and shoppers have the opportunity to ask questions to the very farmers who have planted, grown, and harvested it! We are located…

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