This weekend there are plenty of free concerts at American Tobacco Campus, Brightleaf, Golden Belt, a free yoga class at Durham Central Park, and events and brunches to celebrate Mother’s Day!
Durham Historic Trolley Tour
May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm at St Philips Episcopal Church
Brown Hat Tours and Preservation Durham invite you on a historic trolley ride and poetic storytelling tour of Old Durham to learn about it’s people and the buildings and places where they lived, worked, and played. The tour follows the Durham’s historic streetcar line from near the old streetcar station in Downtown Durham, to the Lakewood Shopping Center, formally the Lakewood Amusement Park.
Project 919 Band
May 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus
Free Concert – Open to the Public The Down Under Patio area is adjacent to the Crowe Building – Interior Campus 406 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC
Wiley Fosters at Unscripted Poolside
May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Unscripted Durham
The Wiley Fosters are excited to be playing in the heart of Durham on the rooftop of Unscripted Hotel! Come chill poolside and dig the music while you have a cocktail! Free Admission
Free Mother’s Day Stroller Strides
May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Durham Central Park
Kick-off your Mother’s Day Weekend Stroller Striding through Durham Central Park with your babes and fellow Durham mamas! We will have some giveaways and awesome Mother’s Day Specials that you do NOT want to miss! *Free for new clients *Please enroll online prior to class
Crush kicks off The Brightleaf Square Concert Summer Concerts!
May 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Brightleaf Square Shopping Mall Pub
Don’t miss the kick off to a great series in Durham’s Historic Brightleaf Square district this Friday with Crush!!
Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy at Durty Bull
May 10, 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. Arrive early for a good seat and to grab some food from the night’s truck before the show!
Durham Craft Market
May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Durham Craft Market
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.
Shop 2nd Saturday Downtown Durham
May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at 2nd Saturday Downtown Durham
Shop local! Downtown Durham stores offer unique programming and specials on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Look for the banners to find these participating stores.
May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Durham Public Schools Hub Farm
Come out to enjoy a beautiful Saturday on the farm and meet others in our community! We’ll be doing tasks to help maintain the farm so it stays beautiful and functional for our educational programming. We’ll have water, gloves and tools; just bring a refillable water bottle, snacks, comfortable clothes that can get dirty, closed-toe shoes, and be ready to work!
Free Yoga in the Park with Blue Point Yoga
May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 10:00 am at Durham Central Park
Join Blue Point Yoga experienced teachers for a fun morning of yoga and community in Durham Central Park! Durham Central Park and Blue Point Yoga’s have teamed up to offer another season of free Saturday morning yoga classes for students of all levels. Yoga combines physical poses that build strength, flexibility and balance, with mindfulness practices that reduce the effects of stress and encourage overall well-being.
Stories of Stagville Women: Tour and Dialogue
May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:15 pm at Historic Stagville
Hear stories of enslaved women from Stagville, featuring their families, work, and resistance on one of the largest plantations in North Carolina. This tour features individual stories about Mary, Phoebe, Emma, and other enslaved women, pieced together from oral history and archival sources.
Tobacco Heritage Walking Tour
May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Preservation Durham
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 to illustrate the history of tobacco and the people who supplied tobacco products known throughout the world.
Moms and Mimosas- Workshop
May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at AR Workshop Durham
Join us at AR Workshop to celebrate Moms and enjoy a complementary Mimosa. Experience our DIY Workshop and make one of our many Wood Projects, featuring our Plank Projects for $10 OFF (price adjustments have already been made for each project). Choose from a Plank Wood Sign, Lazy Susan or Round Sign, Plank Wood Tray, Wood Photo Frame, Pedestal Tray or our NEW BATH TRAYS!
International Jazz Festival
May 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company
Brand Africa Group, Durty Bull Brewery Company and UNBOUND presents INAUGURAL DURHAM INTERNATIONAL JAZZ A Celebration of Music and Community featuring: Alphonse(Congo Brazzaville), Kongo and Jazz Fusion Musician.Tony Williamson(US), An internationally renowned mandolin player. Diali Cissokho(Senegal), Acclaimed Kora master MC: DJ 3Ace All these performing artists and other community artists are bringing the musical heritage of their native lands to deliver a powerful message of unity & community. This event is free.
Live Outdoor Music
May 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Boxcar Bar + Arcade
Catch Andy Lyle Hall Music performing live on our patio most Saturday afternoons from 2-8pm!
Free Concert: Pops In The Park
May 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at George Watts Elementary
Free to all – Watts Elementary welcomes the Durham Symphony Orchestra Bring your chairs & picnic to enjoy this free event.
ADVANCED ORANGE WINES – DURHAM WINE TASTING SERIES
May 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Bar Brunello
Calling all Orange wine lovers! This class will feature high-end Orange wines from obscure producers around the globe. Bar Brunello’s wine menu has the largest selection of Orange wine in the country (maybe the world!) and this class has the pours to prove it. Bar Brunello wine classes are designed to be informative yet relaxed. Drinking wine is supposed to be fun!
House of Coxx: Two Shows One Night
May 11, 2019 @ 8:30 pm to 2:00 am at The Pinhook
The House of Coxx is expanding, y’all! Two shows in one night is our new model for giving you everything you need. One at 8:30 PM and the other at 11 PM SHARP (Dance party to follow)!!!! Each show is $10. The first show, The Early Bird Special, is ALL AGES and is full of old school hits, nostalgic tunes, and little ditties that Make America Gay Again. Yes, this show is family friendly and features Jayden James Starr and Dustin Reams.
Bimbé 5k by Tobacco Road FC
May 12, 2019 @ 7:00 am to 11:00 am at Herndon Park, Durham Nc
Kick off the 50th Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival with Tobacco Road FC’s Bimbe 5k! This inaugural event will be held on Sunday May 12, 2019. Beginning at 8 a.m. the race will loop through the beautiful C.M. Herndon Park. There will be food trucks and other forms of entertainment at the event and all participants will receive a t-shirt.
Sunday Morning Flow: Rooftop Yoga with Global Breath Studio
May 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am to 9:00 am at Unscripted Durham
We could all use a little more balance. Get grounded and flow with us at Unscripted Durham with poolside yoga taught by instructors from Global Breath Studio. Broaden your horizons, soak up the sun, and awaken into your day with an accessible all-levels class Bring your swimsuit! Post-yoga pool dips are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED. Classes are $10 at the door or via Global Breath class pass. Complimentary water and mats provided (or you can bring your own mat)
Moms & Mimosas!
May 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Local 22 Kitchen and Bar
It’s that time of year when we celebrate all the super-moms in our lives. On Sunday, May 12th we’ll be serving a special brunch menu as well as some scrumptious additions to honor our moms and all they do for us. Sit outside and sip some Big Bottom Brunch (50oz of MAGNUM PERELADA CAVA BRUT RESERVA plus a selection of seasonal juices) with the women you love!
Mother’s Day & Mimosas at Urban Axes
May 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Urban Axes
Celebrate Mom this year with something she’ll never forget: axe throwing and mimosas! $25/person gets you an hour of axe throwing and your first mimosa to help you get in bullseye form. Bring the whole (21+!) fam! -Ticket includes your first mimosa!
Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet
May 12, 2019 @ 11:15 am to 2:30 pm at Parizade
Come celebrate the incredible, strong, and loving women in your life this Mother’s Day at Parizade. Sunday, May 12th from 11:15am-2:30pm we will break out the buffet tables once more for a beautiful brunch for the whole family. Tickets are $45 per adult, $22 per child 10 & younger, & Free for kids 3 & younger.
May 12 (Mother’s Day) Baby Goat Festival
May 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Prodigal Farm
***Please note – you just need 1 ticket per car or van – regardless of how many people are inside!*** Folks have been asking when we’re going to start posting tickets for our wildly popular festival days this year, so here goes, though I don’t yet have all the details as to who else will be participating. Our Baby Goat Festivals are family friendly, with fun for everyone. You can tour our 94-acre farm and milking parlor, play with the wee goats, meet the milking does, and taste our nationally award-winning cheeses.
May 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Golden Belt Campus
Brunches Brew is our weekly jazz jam brunch hosted by Alan Thompson (Zoocru, sax). Each Sunday grab a seat on the lawn and enjoy good vibes, food trucks and a cold brew from Hi-Wire. This event is FREE.
Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Summer Movie Series
May 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm at Ponysaurus Brewing
You’re invited to our FREE Summer Movie Series! Join us on the patio EVERY Sunday for flicks on the big screen! There’s beer. There are $1 snacks. There’s a movie on the patio!
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