This weekend be sure to check out the new popup at American Tobacco Campus, an evening of entertainment at DPAC, and the Love Market at Bull City Ciderworks! (We’ll be there with our Shop Durham cards!)

Artworks inspired by The Lucky Strike Water Tower

February 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus

From The American Tobacco Campus Collection January 17 – April 6, 2109 FREE and Open to the Public Reed Art Gallery – 318 Blackwell Street In celebration of The City of Durham’s 150th Anniversary of Incorporation, The American Tobacco Campus is pleased to present Landmarks in Creativity, an eclectic selection of artworks inspired by The Lucky Strike Water Tower from The American Tobacco Campus Collection.

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The Triangle’s Next Great Event Challenge

February 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am to 5:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus

Dubbed “The Triangle’s Next Great Event Challenge,” the application window is open now through February 15 for event planners, nonprofit groups, concert promoters, tech evangelists, sports enthusiasts and everyone in between to make their case for why and how their dream event will tap into a widely shared interest and enhance the community. Assuming the pitches meet the criteria in the call for ideas, American Tobacco Campus’ selection team will choose a partner to sponsor, which will receive in-kind use of the facility, sponsorship support and expert support from the campus’ seasoned events staff. Organizers are seeking event ideas that will engage diverse audiences; connect with the arts, technology, education and/or sports; and have a person and/or team running the event with a proven track record. Events that are political or religious in nature will not be considered.

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PopUp Durham at American Tobacco

February 7, 2019 @ 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at American Tobacco Campus

Diamond View III 359 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701 Hours of Operation – February 7-22, 2019 Monday – Friday, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm PopUp @ American Tobacco Campus will regularly feature new entrepreneurs and their concepts. The revolving showcase deepens and enhances Durham’s role as “the Startup Hub of the South.” SOUL COCINA Soul Cocina prides itself on its plant-based food with an emphasis on local and gluten-free ingredients. CHOCOLATAY CONFECTIONS Chocolatay Confections crafts European-style treats by hand. They make a variety of tempting treats like bonbon bars, brittles, pralines, and caramels.

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$3 Dinner

February 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Durham Co-Op Market

Our $3 Dinners run from 4-8 PM every Thursday, and there’s always a vegan option available too! Here’s our menu for upcoming Thursdays! February 7th – BBQ Pork Sandwiches or BBQ Vegan Chixen and Chickpea Sandwiches with Chips & Slaw February 14th – Hearty Kale & Sausage Stew or Vegan Kale & Bean Stew with Cornbread February 21st – Curry with Vegetables & Rice February 28th – Spaghetti with Meatballs or Vegan Meatballs & Green Salad If you want to join us for dinner, you can pay for your meal at the front registers. You will be given a token to redeem at the Hot Bar for your meal. Feel free to purchase additional drinks, single beers, or anything else in the store to accompany your meal! Take your meal to go or stay and enjoy the live music. See y’all there!

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Durty Bull Flight Night

February 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

Decisions are hard, especially when there are up to 16 offerings on draft. But on Thursday nights, we’re making it a little easier for you. Come out to the taproom to try tasters of five of our beers, carefully selected by our one and only brewer. Whether you like yours tart, hoppy, or malty – there’s sure to be something for everyone! The hardest part will be trying to figure out what to take home in a growler. Like what you taste? Join us on the first or third Friday of every month for a behind the scenes tour of the brewhouse and a look at how the beer is made!

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Beer Release: Brutest IPA

February 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

We take Thirsty Thursday seriously in the taproom. After you get your fill of the Rice IPA (release January 31st) come back on Thursday, February 7th to try another new hoppy creation! Our brut IPA, Brutest, hits draft and is available in cans starting at 4 pm. Pre-order your 4-packs at See you on release day!

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Triangle Latte Art Competition at Namu

February 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Namu Durham

Namu is hosting their second Triangle Thursday Night Throwdown inside our Café and Coffee Bar. The event is free and open to the public. For Triangle Baristas looking to compete – $5 to enter, winner takes the cash prize. Signups are at 7pm, pouring at 7:30! Thank you to our generous sponsors: Barista Magazine, Barista Hustle, La Marzocco, Counter Culture Coffee, and Mahlkonig for prizes to the top 3. Thank you to our enerous sponsors: Barista Magazine, Barista Hustle, La Marzocco, Counter Culture Coffee, and Mahlkonig for prizes to the top 3.

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An Evening of Entertainment 2019

February 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm at DPAC

Over 500 Durham Public Schools performers from grades 4-12 take the stage in a celebration of song and dance. All proceeds benefit scholarships for graduating seniors.

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Beer Study 2 Year Anniversary

February 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 11:55 pm at Beer Study – Durham

Can’t believe its been two years!! We are working on food, booze, and music as we speak. More to come as we finalize everything!

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Live Music: JB Boxter

February 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

JB Boxter is bringing Americana Soul from the Anthracite Coal Region of Pennsylvania to our brewery in downtown Durham. Don’t miss his first free, live performance of 2019 in the taproom on Saturday, February 9th from 4-6 pm. Food by Wingskis food truck (4-8 pm)!

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Dog Adoption Event at Durty Bull Brewing

February 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

Come meet and greet many of our awesome available dogs looking for their forever home. Check out for what dogs will be attending. Hope to see you! Live Music: JB Boxter and food by Wingskis!

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Eyes Up Here LadyBits Open Mic

February 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at The Pinhook

Sign ups will be open on Feb 4! we will save a few spots for walk-ins from 6:00 to 6:30, but otherwise it will be best to sign up in advance! <3 ******* hosted by Brittany Spruill Eyes Up Here is excited to give talented female and female identifying comics a chance to work out their LadyBits. Lady Identifying persons should bring a 5 minute set and be ready to show up and go up – bring a crew to laugh with you – it’s gonna be a lot of fun! Remember that the Pinhook serves as a safe space for gender queer and gender non-conforming folks, please interpret Lady as you see fit. (FREE & Beginner friendly! Britt is the best host you never wanted – she’ll get you up on that stage whether you like it or not!) Look for the light when you have 1 minute left and wrap it up!

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Queer Prom for Grown-Ups

February 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 2:00 am at Arcana

SAVE THE DATE! Queer Prom… for Grown Ups is coming! Dust off your fancy shoes. Buy a corsage. Maybe even rent a limo with all your closest folks. iNSIDEoUT 180 is excited to host our first Queer Prom… for Grown Ups. Dress in your queerest finest and join us for a night of dancing, supporting queer youth, crowning the very first iNSIDEoUT 180 Gender Ambiguous Monarch, and bidding on an incredible selection of Silent Auction items. The Gender Ambiguous Monarch Court is open for nominations. If you would like to nominate yourself, or somoneone you know, complete the form at check-out. The Gender Ambiguous Monarch Court will have the opportunity to compete for the Crown by earning points and impressing our judges the night of Queer Prom. All nominees will receive an email closer to the event with instructions on how to earn points and sway the judges to win the Crown. All proceeds from the evening will support hiring a part-time director of iNSIDE oUT 180, as well as events organized by and for LGBTQIA+ youth in the Triangle. This is a 21+ only event.

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Motorco Madness – a family friendly show to support public ed

February 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Motorco

Organized by the Powe PTA, Motorco Madness is a family friendly concert for the Durham community to come together and enjoy local talent while raising money to support our public elementary school.

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TVF Valentine’s Pop Up Market!

February 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery

We’re having a Valentine’s Pop Up Market so you can pick up a vegan treat or gift for your sweetie and yourself! Earth to Us Vegan Comfort Food will be serving brunch plus some of your favorite vendors will have delicious treats and awesome products. Triangle Vegfest will have Chocolate Calling chocolates and The Naked Vegan Soap Company products in addition to our usual shirts and stuff. We’ll have something for all your sweeties. A $5 suggested donation going towards Triangle Vegfest is appreciated. The funds will go towards making all these events happen. This was a great event last year and will be our first of many in 2019!

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Upcycled With Love: Alternative Valentine’s Day Gift Workshop

February 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at The Scrap Exchange

Join us to make Valentine’s Day gifts/cards for your friends and loved ones! Drop in or stay the whole time! We will have projects available for kids and adults. Some of the prepared projects will include: upcycling mason jars + tins, card making, decorative flags, small wooden signs, leather heart-shaped key chains, leather bookmarks, scrappy jewelry. All materials will be provided. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Dates: Sunday, February 10th Time: 1:00-4:00pm Cost: $10 for adults $5 for kids (12 and under) Ages: All Ages Tickets:

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Cat Adoptions at The Regulator

February 10, 2019 @ 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at The Regulator Bookshop

The Animal Protection Society of Durham will have lovely cats and kittens at the Regulator Bookshop in Durham every second Sunday of the month from 1:30-3:00pm. (720 9th Street). Come by and pay us a visit. What could be better than spending time with one of these furry, frisky felines in your lap? We can’t think of anything better!

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Year 2: Beers From Here!

February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Beer Study – Durham

We are super pumped to host this year’s Beers From Here Series! Join us to try five beers and two ciders inspired by walks on land preserved by Triangle Land Conservancy. This past fall seven local beverage artisans participated in foraging walks across the triangle, to gather knowledge and appreciation for native edible plants. Beers on draught will be posted as photos in the Discussion portion.

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Ciderworks Love Market

February 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Bull City Ciderworks

Treat yourself and bring someone you heart to The Love Market on February 10th, 3-7pm at the Cider Bar… Come support your Local Makers and sip a few ciders while you shop!! 454 Grill Food Truck posting up too 🙂 Dixon’s Dollops (sweets) Lo & Behold Natural Body Care (beauty) Shibui South (textiles) Triangle Gluten-Free LLC (GF Goods) Moon.Flower.Child (fashion) Killdeer pottery (pottery) Alice Illustrates (illustrations) Evan McIntyre Illustration Shop Durham (local discount card)

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