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Catch the Durham Bulls all week long, Storytime at Locopops, Festival for the Eno, and all the 4th of July celebrations!


Bulls vs. Knights

July 1, 2019 @ 7:05 pm to 10:05 pm at Money Off Monday

Your Monday just got better…Tonight only we’re offering a special edition of the BRAND NEW Afforda-BULL Eats, where you have the opportunity to get 14 different items at a discounted price! Kick off Independence Week with a spectacular save!

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Storytime at Locopops

July 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am to 11:00 am at Locopops

Join us for a free storytime every Tuesday from 10:30-11am at the Locopops Dessert Cafe in Durham. All are welcome! Our storytime is hosted by Amy Godfrey. With 10 years of experience as a children’s librarian, Amy is known for her energetic musical storytimes. You may know Amy from her beloved weekly Wednesday storytimes at The Regulator! She loves to bring the joy of books to kids of all ages. Enjoy a treat while you’re here! Locopops Dessert Cafe offers coffee, pie, popsicles, ice cream and more.

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BCC Pump + Run

July 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Bull City Ciderworks

Come out for a sweet workout combining strength training and cardio before settling in for a delicious and refreshing cider. Workouts are designed by physical therapists from Upright Athlete and personal trainers from ActivEdge Fitness & Sports Performance.

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Bingo in the Garden!

July 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Eastcut Sandwich Bar

Join us for Bingo in the Garden! Free to play – one card per person – edible and gift certificate prizes. Enter and exit the game whenever you like. Bingo will be held the first Tuesday of every month. The Garden is heated and covered, so weather is never an issue!

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Old Time Learning Jam

July 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Locopops

Join us at the Locopops Dessert Cafe for an Old Time Learning Jam every Tuesday from 6:30-8pm. This jam is focused on teaching and learning Old Time music on fiddle, banjo, guitar, and bass—-and we sing, too! Instructors welcome donations from jam participants. All are welcome to relax and enjoy a treat at the Locopops Dessert Cafe during the jam. Do live tunes make our popsicles, ice cream, baked goods and coffee taste even better? We sure think so!

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Book Club with The Regulator Bookshop

July 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Ponysaurus Brewing

Let’s read! We are so excited to announce our new monthly Book Club with The Regulator Bookshop! Join us the first Tuesday of every month for a book conversation & pop-up book store! Our first book is Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Pick up your copy at The Regulator Bookshop & get reading!!  

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Bulls vs. Knights

July 2, 2019 @ 7:05 pm to 10:05 pm at Durham Bulls Athletic Park

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Air Hockey Tournament

July 2, 2019 @ 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Boxcar Bar + Arcade

There’s no need to be part of any official league to compete in our bi-monthly air hockey tournaments – simply show up the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month by 8:45pm to claim your seat to compete for prizes! The Scoop: • Tournaments are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 9pm. • It’s FREE to play

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Storytime on the Roof

July 3, 2019 @ 10:30 am to 11:15 am at The Durham Hotel

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.

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SuperJam Wednesday

July 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Golden Belt Campus

Join us each Wednesday for our Open Jam Sessions led by Stephen Munoz. All musicians and lovers of a good time are welcome. This is free and open to the public.

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Beer Club Wednesday!

July 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Pour Taproom

Our weekly FREE beer tasting features some delicious brews from a featured craft brewery. Join us every Wednesday for Beer Club, and explore the world of beer with the experts!

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Wine Wednesday

July 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at The Wine Feed

Start your #whinedownwednesday #winedownwednesday or #winesday every Wednesday with a free tasting at The Wine Feed. From 6-8pm we will be featuring a new set of wines to explore, taste and love. Wines are available by the glass and bottle after the tasting!

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Bulls vs. Knights

July 3, 2019 @ 6:35 pm to 9:35 pm at Postgame Fireworks Extravaganza

Have Thursday off for Independence Day, but nothing to do the night before? Light up your Independence Day weekend starting on Wednesday night with an extravagant fireworks show to celebrate the 4th of July!

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Childrens’ Independence Day Parade

July 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Durham Central Park

Bring the whole family to Durham Central Park on the Fourth for our annual Childrens’ Parade! Decorate those bike, trikes, wagons and strollers all welcome at 9:30 a.m., with items from The Scrap Exchange. Our pavilion will be decorated with red, white and blue balloons. Then, parade through the park at 10:30. Following the parade there will be free popsicles and fire truck tours. DJ Pittipat will be spinning tunes.

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40th Annual Festival for the Eno

July 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at West Point on the Eno

Be cool and stay cool on the shaded banks of the Eno River this Independence Day weekend at the 40th annual Festival for the Eno! Over 80 acts on 5 stages featuring the best contemporary and traditional entertainment from established and emerging artists. Craft beers, wines, and ciders at the North Coast Brewing Company beer garden. Local food trucks and vendors. Over 80 juried craft artists, and fun and engaging hands-on activities for the entire family. The Festival for the Eno raises awareness and funds to protect and restore exceptional places that provide our region with clean water and healthy forests, wildlife and natural areas, and open space. For more information about the Festival, visit our website: www.enofest.org

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7th Annual 4th of July Ritual!

July 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am to 2:00 pm at Eno River State Park

This is our 7th Annual 4th of July Ritual! Thursday, July 4 Few’s Ford, Eno River State Park Cole Mill Road access, Orange County gather at 1030am AT THE FORD. There are a few different ways to get to the Ford so plan ahead. We will be at the Ford from 1030-11am. We will talk the path a short ways for the ritual at 11am. If you miss us at the Ford, we will be located between the suspension bridge and the Ford, so you are welcome to come find us. Ritual briefing and then ritual, followed by brownbag lunch and swimming! Come join the Triangle Area Pagan Alliance for our 7th annual 4th of July ritual! We’ll engage in a light hike down the Eno River, find a nice spot, and give offerings and praise to our local spirits, ancestors, heroes, Gods and Goddesses, to the founders and framers, to the Mother and Father, to Fortuna America, and to others! This is a fun time to be outside and to be with others. Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy after the ritual. Bring your own food , sunscreen, and bug spray.

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Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2019 @ 6:05 pm to 10:00 pm at Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation, Durham Bulls, and USA Baseball! Attend the baseball game and enjoy a dynamic fireworks show following the game. Watch a USA Baseball Game at 6:05 p.m. and enjoy fireworks following the game at approximately 9:15 p.m. Tickets are required for the game, and are strongly encouraged for the fireworks show. Tickets are available on the Durham Bulls website or by calling 919-956-BULL. Gates will open for general admission at the end of the 7th inning based on availability for those that would like to view the fireworks show from inside the ballpark. Please note, viewing areas are limited outside of the ballpark. Purchasing tickets to the game is strongly encouraged and ensures a spot inside the Durham Bulls Athletic Park to watch the fireworks. Viewing sites outside of the ballpark include: The grassy area behind Diamond View 3, Burt’s Bees – outside of the North Deck, and Tobacco Road Sports Café.

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Pilobolus at American Dance Festival

July 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at American Dance Festival

Th July 4 – 7:00 pm Fri July 5 – 8:00 pm – followed by Post-Performance Discussion Sat July 6 – 1:00 pm – Children’s Matinee Sat July 6 – 7:00 PM Everything old is new again! Pilobolus joins ADF in its homecoming to Page Auditorium, presenting four timeless pieces that highlight the surreal, playful, and athletic approach to dance and theater that Pilobolus is known for. This program contains male and female nudity on Thursday and Saturday evenings. Friday evening’s performance contains modest backside nudity only.

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Know-It-All Trivia

July 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Barley Labs

Get in a few rounds of trivia and still have time to go see 4th of July fireworks! Danielle is hosting another night of Know-It-All trivia from 7-9. This month is sponsored by our pals at Sweet Cherry Bakery in Apex. Not only will we have sweet prizes from them, we’ll also be selling their delicious Cake Pops for you to enjoy with your beverages. Seats are first come, first served!

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July 4th Celebration featuring NOLA Trumpeter, Shamarr Allen

July 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Golden Belt Campus

Celebrate July 4th with Shamarr Allen as he brings the sound of New Orleans to the Golden Belt SummerStage. About this Event Shamarr Allen is the definition of New Orleans! Hailing from the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, Allen has influences in jazz, hip-hop, rock, funk rhythms, blues and country. He is the lead vocalist and trumpeter of his band “Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs.” In addition to performing with his band, Allen has collaborated with many renowned artists around the world such as Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Galatic, Harrick Connick Jr, and Lenny Kravitz, to name a few.

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Trivia!

July 4, 2019 @ 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery

It’s Trivia… you know the deal. Answer some questions and have some fun. Win stuff if you’re feeling smart. Drink beer regardless.

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Frederick Douglass Community Reading at Stagville

July 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at Historic Stagville

Commemorate Independence Day with a community reading of Frederick Douglass’ powerful Fourth of July address, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July.” This is a participatory event, open to people of all ages! We will provide copies of the speech to all attendees, and read it out loud together as a community. Douglass delivered this powerful speech on July 5, 1852 at an Independence Day celebration: “The blessings in which you, this day, rejoice, are not enjoyed in common. The rich inheritance of justice, liberty, prosperity and independence, bequeathed by your fathers, is shared by you, not by me. The sunlight that brought light and healing to you, has brought stripes and death to me. This Fourth July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn…”

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WMG at Brightleaf Square

July 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Brightleaf Square Shopping Mall Pub

Summer Concert Series, Friday evenings

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Kaycie Satterfield and Sarah Jordan at Fullsteam

July 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery

Join Brooklyn touring singer-songwriters Kaycie Satterfield and Sarah Jordan for a night of live music at Fullsteam Brewery you won’t want to miss!

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Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy at Durty Bull

July 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

Friday night open mic stand-up comedy is back in 2019! Come out to the brewery from 8-9:30 pm each week to enjoy a free show put on by Rob Schneider Comedy – Not That One and some of our area’s own rising comedian talent.

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