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The Durham Hotel

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315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
(919) 768-8830 https://thedurham.com/

August 2018

Views from The Durham

August 14, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on November 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the roof for a series of telescopic stargazing nights hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Innovate Your Cool Conference. Stop by for guided constellation tours, music from DJ Mic Check, and celestial cocktail creations from the bar. August 14 Views: Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Crescent Moon, Meteors Lucky stargazers may catch the tail end of the Perseid meteor shower tonight alongside planets and deep sky objects. September 10 Views: Moon, Mars, Saturn Viewers will get a…

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September 2018

Views from The Durham

September 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2018 at 9:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the roof for a series of telescopic stargazing nights hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Innovate Your Cool Conference. Stop by for guided constellation tours, music from DJ Mic Check, and celestial cocktail creations from the bar. August 14 Views: Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Crescent Moon, Meteors Lucky stargazers may catch the tail end of the Perseid meteor shower tonight alongside planets and deep sky objects. September 10 Views: Moon, Mars, Saturn Viewers will get a…

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November 2018

Views from The Durham

November 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Free

Join us on the roof for a series of telescopic stargazing nights hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Innovate Your Cool Conference. Stop by for guided constellation tours, music from DJ Mic Check, and celestial cocktail creations from the bar. August 14 Views: Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Crescent Moon, Meteors Lucky stargazers may catch the tail end of the Perseid meteor shower tonight alongside planets and deep sky objects. September 10 Views: Moon, Mars, Saturn Viewers will get a…

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September 2019

Storytime on the Roof

September 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on October 30, 2019 at 10:30 am

The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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This summer, kids and their grownups are invited to join the children’s librarians from Durham County’s North Regional Library for Storytime on the Roof. Bring a favorite pillow or blanket for sitting & don’t forget to stop by the coffee shop for coffee, juice, pastries, cookies, and lunch before or after storytime. Wednesdays starting at 10:30am Apr 3 | May 1 | June 5 | Jul 3 – CANCELED | Aug 7 | Sep 4 | Oct 2 | Oct…

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October 2019

Storytime on the Roof

October 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on October 30, 2019 at 10:30 am

The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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This summer, kids and their grownups are invited to join the children’s librarians from Durham County’s North Regional Library for Storytime on the Roof. Bring a favorite pillow or blanket for sitting & don’t forget to stop by the coffee shop for coffee, juice, pastries, cookies, and lunch before or after storytime. Wednesdays starting at 10:30am Apr 3 | May 1 | June 5 | Jul 3 – CANCELED | Aug 7 | Sep 4 | Oct 2 | Oct…

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Make Shift Happen: A Pop Up Party to Help Make Durham Greener

October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us in the lobby Sunday 10/20 for Make Shift Happen, where Durham organizations who work towards a more sustainable city will share easy, actionable tips to reduce waste, conserve the Durham ecosystem, and have fun doing it. Come out for make-and-take crafts with Spoonflower and Scrap Exchange, composting and oyster shucking demonstrations, and meet-and-greets with local wildlife, and you’ll leave inspired to make small changes that make a big difference. While you’re here, enjoy $1 oysters from Locals Seafood…

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Tap Takeover: Epiphany Craft Malt x Burial Beer Co.

October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the Roof Thurs 10/24 as Burial Beer Co. takes over our taps, and we kick off a new series of brewery features hosted by our friends at Epiphany Craft Malt. Burial will bring beers from their ever-changing line-up, focusing on those made with specialty grains malted in Durham by Epiphany. From 6-7pm, get unlimited access to the taps and a spread of snacks from The Durham (like Durham hot pretzels and bratwursts with house-made sauerkraut) with the…

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Storytime on the Roof

October 30, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on October 30, 2019 at 10:30 am

The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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This summer, kids and their grownups are invited to join the children’s librarians from Durham County’s North Regional Library for Storytime on the Roof. Bring a favorite pillow or blanket for sitting & don’t forget to stop by the coffee shop for coffee, juice, pastries, cookies, and lunch before or after storytime. Wednesdays starting at 10:30am Apr 3 | May 1 | June 5 | Jul 3 – CANCELED | Aug 7 | Sep 4 | Oct 2 | Oct…

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November 2019

Downtown Run Club with Bull City Running Co.

November 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us Saturday, November 9, as we kick off Downtown Run Club, a monthly group run hosted by Bull City Running Co. The 3.5-mile route takes you past Durham landmarks like Major the Bull, Duke University, the historic Durham Athletic Park, and the Durham Farmers’ Market. The run starts and ends at The Durham, where you’re invited to leave your keys/water bottle/etc. and enjoy a free cookie with the purchase of a drink from our Coffee Shop after your workout.…

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Movement with Ancillary* Fermentation

November 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Ancillary* Fermentation brings “movement” to the Roof for their latest beer release pop-up party. There will be beer, yoga with beer, dancing to the beats of DJ Stonezone with beer, and a lot of other weirdness — all with beer. Ancillary* will release their newest: “Movement,” a Juicy IPA with Citra and Mosaic, as well as “Footwork,” an American Stainless Sour Ale with Pineapple, Mango, Guava, Saffron, Lemon Balm, Lemon Zest, Kaffir Lime Leaves, and Jasmine. Come get weird with…

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Al Strong Presents: Charanga Carolina

November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the Roof for a performance from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Cuban music ensemble, Charanga Carolina. Charanga is traditionally associated with danzón, a musical and dance style with roots in European classical and Afro-Cuban music. Charanga played a central role in the development of the New York salsa scene in the ‘60s and ‘70s and continues to play an important part in contemporary Cuban and Latin dance music. UNC’s Charanga Carolina specializes in Cuban danzón, contemporary Cuban salsa, New York-style…

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Storytime with Liberation’s Station: Dreaming in Color

November 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us in the lobby Saturday, November 23, for a storytime hosted by Victoria Scott-Miller of Liberation’s Station, highlighting books starring characters of color. We invite you to bring the kids for a morning of good reads and Coffee Shop treats. Before or after storytime, grab a book from the Black Lit Library at our newsstand in the hotel’s entryway. This selection of children’s books is overseen by Liberation’s Station, and we invite you and your family to make yourself…

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Thanksgiving Dinner at The Durham

November 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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A family-style Thanksgiving dinner starting with appetizers (including North Carolina oysters and Durham wild shrimp cocktail) followed by roasted heirloom turkeys from Cathis Farm, lots of seasonal vegetables, and shared desserts for the table including sweet potato and candied ginger hand pies and sticky toffee pudding.

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December 2019

Night Market 2019: co-produced by The Durham Hotel and Vert & Vogue

December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us for the third annual Night Market at The Durham Hotel, where friends and neighbors gather to celebrate the season with festive drinks and gift shopping. Check off your to-do list with thoughtful gifts from top local retailers and makers while you enjoy champagne and eggnog from the bar. This year’s Night Market will raise awareness and funds for non-profit, NC Field, which supports farmworker families in Eastern North Carolina. Proceeds from ticket sales and generous donations from our…

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Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus Sings on the Roof

December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Get in the holiday spirit! Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus will sing holiday carols and upbeat, season-less classics on the heated Roof on Tues, Dec 10, at 7:30pm. Don’t miss it — this is their only Durham performance this season. Plan to cozy up under our Pendleton blankets for a night of great music and hot drinks. No cover. The chorus will perform two identical 45-minute sets with a short break in the middle.

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Al Strong Presents: Tamisha Waden on the Roof

December 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Al Strong Presents comes back to the heated, enclosed Roof for one night in December with guest Tamisha Waden. Hear this dynamic vocalist, who has performed with The Foreign Exchange and Phil Cook, sing holiday songs, top 40 standards, and original music, backed by Joey Holloway on keys, Darion Alexander on bass, and Dorien Dotson on drums. Cozy up under our Pendleton blankets for a night of great music and warm drinks, like Mulled Wine. No cover.

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New Year’s at The Durham

December 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Ring in 2020 at The Durham from start to finish. First, join us in the Restaurant for a four-course tasting menu with optional wine pairings. Diners who join us for dinner get guaranteed access to our New Year's Eve party on the Roof, and a glass of bubbly for the elevator ride up, with our compliments. $85 per person (wine pairings for $27 per person). View the menu: https://thedurham.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/new-years-eve-menu-the-durham-hotel.pdf Make a reservation: https://resy.com/cities/rdu/the-restaurant-at-the-durham?date=2019-12-31&seats=2 Afterwards, celebrate the new year on the…

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January 2020

Downtown Run Club with Bull City Running Co.

January 11 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us Saturday, December 14, for Downtown Run Club, a monthly group run hosted by Bull City Running Co. The 3.5-mile route takes you past Durham landmarks like Major the Bull, Duke University, the historic Durham Athletic Park, and the Durham Farmers’ Market. Click here to view the route on Strava. The run starts and ends at The Durham, where you’re invited to leave your keys/water bottle/etc. and enjoy a cookie on us when you buy a drink from our…

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Union Special Bread // Sweet + Salt: A Bakery Pop-Up Series at The Durham

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Popping up in Durham for one morning only — Andrew Ullom brings his pastries and breads from Union Special Bread in Raleigh to the Coffee Shop at The Durham. Formerly the executive pastry chef for Ashley Christensen’s restaurants, Andrew and team create sweet and savory pastries with inventive flavor combinations and sourdough breads made with locally-milled flour and a single whole-wheat natural sponge. Join us in the Coffee Shop from 10am-noon, and pair your treats with Counter Culture Coffee, fresh-squeezed…

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Handy + Hot // Sweet + Salt: A Bakery Pop-Up Series at The Durham

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Vivian Howard brings Handy + Hot, her small-batch, mail order bake shop, from her very own kitchen in Kinston to our lobby Coffee Shop for one morning only! Join us from 10am to noon for a taste of Handy + Hot’s Southern-inspired baked goods, served up by Vivian and team. Pair your sweets with Counter Culture Coffee, fresh-squeezed juices, and teas from the Coffee Shop. Sweet + Salt is our new bakery pop-up series, where baker friends from around the…

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Stand-Up on the Roof

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the Roof Mon, Jan 27, for a night of stand-up comedy hosted by The Durham’s own Isatu Kamara where fifteen comics will each have five minutes at the mic. Come out for a night of laughs, drinks, and good vibes on the heated, enclosed Roof.

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February 2020

Everything Bagels Pop Up

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Everything Bagels returns to The Durham! Join us in the Coffee Shop for bagels paired with spreads and salads, from coconut curry and lemon miso cream cheese to chicken waldorf and curried tofu salads. Get a taste of their bagels before they move into their permanent home at the Durham Food Hall.

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Boulted Bread // Sweet + Salt: A Bakery Pop-Up Series at The Durham

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Our friends at Boulted Bread make naturally leavened breads from organic, heirloom (often North Carolina-grown) grains that they stone mill themselves in their downtown Raleigh shop. They’ll bring these artisan loafs, plus a selection of seasonal croissants and pastries, to the Coffee Shop from 10am-noon. Stop by to welcome the Boulted crew to Durham for one morning only, and pair your treats with Counter Culture Coffee, fresh-squeezed juices, and teas from the Coffee Shop. Sweet + Salt is our new…

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Valentine’s Day Mini Market

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Shop for your sweetheart (or treat yourself) as three Durham-based businesses pop up in the lobby with swoon-worthy wares for Valentine’s Day. Sweets by Shayda will be on hand with beautifully boxed macarons and bon bons; Bright Black Candles will bring their soy and coconut wax candles that honor the Black Diaspora; and Blossom & Bone Florals will have ready-made bouquets and their signature vintage flower truck parked out front.

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Durham Invitational Film Festival (DIFF) Preview Party

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Durham Cinematheque is throwing a party to announce the upcoming Durham Invitational Film Festival. The DIFF Preview Party, hosted by cinematheque director Tom Whiteside, will be at The Durham Hotel on Sunday, February 16, with clips and bits from films that will be featured at this one-time-only non-competitive festival to be held in June at The Fruit. Durham filmmakers Kenny Dalsheimer and Penelope Nye will revisit their 2008 documentary "Bending Space: Georges Rousse and the Durham Project." Director Carol Thomson…

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Fat Tuesday with Al Strong & the 99 Brass Band

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Al Strong and the 99 Brass Band bring their New Orleans sound to the Roof for Mardi Gras. Celebrate on the Roof with $8 Hurricanes, Sazeracs, and Swamp Pop Fizzes, plus $4 Abita drafts. We’ll have North Carolina Seafood Gumbo on the menu, plus more surprises. Roof opens at 5pm; music starts at 7:30pm. Join us!

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CANCELED // Bonjour, Y’all // Sweet + Salt: A Bakery Pop-Up Series at The Durham

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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// Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been canceled. // Justin Samson-Burke, who previously led the pastry and bread programs at acclaimed restaurants Hello Sailor and Kindred recently opened Bonjour Y’all bakery in downtown Davidson. His menu of pastries, macarons, cookies, galettes, and breads marry French techniques with Southern comfort flavors. Join us from 10am-noon to welcome Justin to Durham for one morning only, and pair your sweets with Counter Culture Coffee, fresh-squeezed juices, and teas from the…

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March 2020

Storytime with Liberation Station: Dreaming in Color

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us in the lobby Saturday, March 7, for a storytime hosted by Victoria Scott-Miller of Liberation Station, highlighting books starring characters of color. We invite you to bring the kids for a morning of good reads and Coffee Shop treats. Before or after storytime, grab a book from the Liberation Station Black Lit Library at our newsstand in the hotel’s entryway. This selection of children’s books is overseen by Victoria, and we invite you and your family to make…

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Al Strong Quartet on the Roof

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Al Strong is back on the Roof with the Al Strong Quartet. Join us from 7-9:30pm for jazz, drinks, and downtown views.

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Downtown Run Club with Bull City Running Co.

March 14 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us Saturday, March 14, for Downtown Run Club, a monthly group run hosted by Bull City Running Co. The 3.5-mile route takes you past Durham landmarks like Major the Bull, Duke University, the historic Durham Athletic Park, and the Durham Farmers’ Market. The run starts and ends at The Durham, where you’re invited to leave your keys/water bottle/etc. and enjoy a cookie on us when you buy a drink from our Coffee Shop after your workout. The run goes…

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Pi(e) Day on the Roof with East Durham Bake Shop

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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This Pi(e) Day, the annual celebration of pie that takes place on 3.14(159265…), we’re partying on the Roof with East Durham Bake Shop. Join us from 6-9pm for East Durham’s hand pies, drink pairings from the bar, and views overlooking downtown. Head to the Facebook event to see which hand pies East Durham Bake Shop is bringing out of retirement for the occasion, and stay tuned for pairings from The Durham's own drinksmiths, Kevin Coe and Brice Scouten.

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Phoebe Lawless & Snack Service // Sweet + Salt: A Bakery Pop-Up Series- CANCELED

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Our friend Phoebe Lawless brings biscuits and pie to The Durham for one Saturday, highlighting Snack Service, her weekly order-ahead delivery service highlighting anything from meatloaf to orange ricotta crostatas to cardamom pear butter. Join us from 10am-noon for biscuits and pie with Phoebe, and pair your treats with Counter Culture Coffee, fresh-squeezed juices, and teas from the Coffee Shop. Please note, Phoebe will only accept Venmo and cash for payment -- come prepared!

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April 2020

Storytime on the Roof – CANCELED (temporarily)

April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until October 7, 2020

The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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This spring and summer, kids and their grownups are invited to join the children’s librarians from Durham County’s North Regional Library for Storytime on the Roof. Bring a favorite pillow or blanket for sitting & don’t forget to stop by the Coffee Shop in the lobby for coffee, juice, pastries, cookies, and lunch before or after storytime. Wednesdays starting at 10:30am Apr 1 | May 6 | June 3 | Jul 1 | Aug 5 | Sep 2 | Oct…

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