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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.

May 2019

Durham Farmers Market

May 22 @ 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 Craft Market

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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The Durham Craft Market is made up of a wide variety of high quality, affordable arts and crafts. Everything at the Market is handcrafted by and being sold by the person who made it! We are proud to provide a marketplace for local handmade arts and crafts that encourages creativity and design innovation and honors the art of craftsmanship. Meet your local artists and find out how they make their craft.

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Durham Farmers Market

May 25 @ 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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June 2019

Durham Murals By Bike Tour

June 1 @ 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

June 8 @ 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 August 31, 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 Italian Food Festival

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Melina’s Fresh Pasta will be hosting an Italian Food Festival in Durham! Confirmed Food Vendors as of March 5th, 2019 Melina’s Fresh Pasta Valentino’s Food Truck Oak City Amaretto Holy Moly Cannoli Kono Pizza Cone Truck Sweet Cravings Cookie Company The Parlour

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PLAYlist Concert Series: Alanna Royale

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Alanna Royale makes classic-minded R&B and soul music for the modern age. It’s a sound rooted in big melodies, blasts of brass, percussive punch, and old-school grooves, with songs that shine a light not only on frontwoman Alanna Quinn-Broadus’ larger-than-life voice but her songwriting chops, too. They’ve opened for Lee Fields and St. Paul and the Broken Bones, to name a few. “In Less than a year, they’ve intoxicated the city of Nashville with their salty blend of soul, funk,…

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4th Annual Triangle Band Festival

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Don’t miss this free family community music event! The 4th Annual Triangle Community Band Festival will be held on Saturday June 15 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Durham’s Central Park and will feature concerts from 5 area community bands – including Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s Village Band. Please join us for an evening of delightful music from classical and contemporary band repertoire. Food and drink will be available for purchase from local food trucks. Music and food: a perfect…

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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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