So many great events this weekend in Durham including Juneteenth, Rock the Park, free concerts and yoga, and more. Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Durham!
The British Invaders Band (Rescheduled)
June 6, 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 Sponsored by: American Tobacco and DPAC The British Invaders Band Classic Rock The band known as The British Invaders covers the music from all of the great English groups. From The Animals to The Zombies to the Beatles.
Little Sprouts Growga: Durham
June 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Community Power Yoga
Our Little Sprouts program is for ages 2-5. In these classes, our Little Sprouts enjoy movement and mindfulness. They learn basic mindfulness elements through age-appropriate breath-work techniques, yoga, games, story time, and creative visualization, all approached in a fun, exciting way. Pay for the whole session (May 3-June 14) or purchase a drop in or package. Parents welcome, but not required to participate. (There is an amazing yoga class going on at CPY during this class, which parents are welcome to take part in. Register here: https://www.communitypoweryoga.com/schedule
Stroller Strides Pop-up Class
June 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Durham Central Park
Kickoff your weekend with a Stroller Strides class in Durham Central Park. This a great way to get in a workout with kiddos in tow, all while meeting new mama friends. First class is free! Enroll-> https://fit4mom-northwestdurham.pike13.com/group_classes/184190#/list?dt=2019-06-07<=staff
Donuts & Beer for National Donut Day!
June 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Glass Jug Beer Lab
We’re releasing our collab with Bond Brothers Beer Company on Thursday. The collab just so happens to be Donut Touch My Coffee, an imperial blonde ale made with donuts and coffee. And, Friday just so happens to be National Donut Day. So, what better to do than give away donut holes with your donut beer! We’ll be serving Donut Touch My Coffee all day on Friday and garnishing it with a free donut hole. So, come snag a glass of beer and enjoy a side of a delicious donut hole. Oh, and did we mention that Cousins Maine Lobster will be here from 5-8pm, so you can get a lobster roll and have a donut hole and donut beer for dessert!
5th Anniversary Weekend!
June 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Sam’s Bottle Shop
It’s been five glorious years full of beer and good times since we first opened to the public, and we are going to do it big for our fifth anniversary! Join us any and every day from Friday, June 7th, until Sunday June 9th for an outrageously good time! We’ll be open extended hours on Friday and Saturday, and opening early on Sunday for our FREE breakfast and mimosa hangover party!
Name Change Reveal Party
June 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at One World Market
After a long and thoughtful process, the One World Market Board of Directors has voted to change the name of our store. Our goal is to expand the reach of our fair trade mission and end the confusion customers often have with the franchise World Market stores. On June 7th, we’ll be announcing our NEW NAME for the very first time! From 6-8pm, enjoy treats from Zweli’s Kitchen & raise a glass with us at 6:30pm as Mayor Schewel unveils our new name & logo! We hope you can come celebrate the One World Market legacy and join us in preparing for the next step in our journey!
Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy at Durty Bull
June 7, 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!
Family Feud Live Celebrity Edition – Durham
June 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm at The Carolina Theatre of Durham
Join our fun celebrity team captains as we randomly-select audience members to become a member of their on-stage “family”. You can also win prizes right from your very own seat in the audience! Based on the wildly popular TV game show, its sure to bring load of laughs, fun, and prizes!
Super Secret Dance Party!
June 7, 2019 @ 10:00 pm to 2:00 am at Arcana
Your favorite secret underground first Friday monthly dance party returns to Arcana on June 7th! Special Guest DJ LOLO and resident DJ Forge are BACK and will hold it down with a magical musical roulette that is sure to keep you dancing ALL night. Leave requests on the event wall.
Shop 2nd Saturday Downtown Durham
June 8, 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. 2ndSaturdayDurham.com
Free Yoga in the Park with Blue Point Yoga
June 8, 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. Time: Saturday mornings at 9 am, starting May 4 Location: NEW LOCATION – The lawn adjacent to the Brannan.
Community Engagement: Downtown Durham pedestrian crossing art
June 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Durham Central Park
You are invited to participate! Your voice matters! Three local artists have been selected by the Durham SmART Initiative to create design proposals for ground plane art installed around pedestrian crosswalks on Foster, Corcoran and Blackwell Streets. Durham Area Designers are hosting a drop-in session so you can meet the artists, view the proposed sites, and share your perspective, including current use and historical background. The drop-in session will be at the Durham Central Park Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 8, 9am – 12pm. Engagement with you and with the historical materials will assist the artists as they develop their designs. Please stop by!
Countdown to Launch
June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Museum of Life and Science
Join the Museum of Life and Science as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first steps on the Moon! This family friendly event features everything space—visitors can take part in hands-on aerospace activities, meet local space enthusiasts and NASA/JPL ambassadors, and explore the universe in our StarLab dome. Take in the Museum’s Mercury and Apollo-era artifacts—from Alan Shepherd’s training chair and Buzz Aldrin’s dosimeter to the Mercury-Atlas 5 and a real prototype of the Apollo 15 Lunar Module. Play with principles of flight in our Launch Lab exhibit and see current datasets play out across our Science on a Sphere.
Festival of Life
June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at Durham Armory
The Festival of Life is a FREE two day wellness convention taking place in Durham, North Carolina at the Durham Armory on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th. It’s a weekend long extravaganza showcasing vendors selling items & services that enrich your mind, body and soul! Whether you want to shop for handmade soaps or vegan lotions, get a tarot reading or bring your kids to play in our giant game area – the Festival of Life has something for everyone!
PiYo + Pints
June 8, 2019 @ 10:45 am to 11:45 am at Durty Bull Brewing Company
We’ll be hosting a free PiYo class in the brewery on Saturday, June 8th starting at 10:45 am. Work up a sweat and cool down with a pint!
#BYOM (bring your own mat!)
Boot Camp & Beverages (at Bull City Ciderworks)
June 8, 2019 @ 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Bull City Ciderworks
Tap into your strength with intense interval training! Be part of a growing Bull City tradition, the Y’s Boot Camp & Beverages high-intensity boot camp workout at Bull City Ciderworks in downtown Durham on select dates! It’s FREE, members and non-members are all welcome, so round up your friends and join us! *bring a yoga mat and water!
Juneteenth at Stagville
June 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Historic Stagville
Almost a thousand people were freed at Stagville at the end of the Civil War. What was emancipation really like for these families? How did freed people shape Durham and Raleigh? What freedoms did freed people continue to fight for? At Juneteenth, Stagville celebrates emancipation, and explores stories of the struggle for freedom in 1865. Join us in 2019 for storytelling, local history, and more. Learn about the work and culture of Stagville families through generations of slavery, and into generations in freedom.
Make Waves Not War
June 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Unscripted Hotel
Unscripted has the hottest rooftop in the Triangle this summer. Hang out by the pool with cocktails and small bites and a rotation of DJs from 12-5 and 6-10 every Saturday. Free and open to the public 21+. Minimum food and beverage purchase may be required.
Durty Bull Pool Party
June 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company
We sell cans and plastic growlers out of our taproom, so you can take us to the pool, but on Saturday, June 8th, we’re bringing the pool to you! Cool down as you enjoy craft beer, food, and live music – Laura Thurston will be performing from 4-6 pm.
West Point Park Tour
June 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at West Point on the Eno
Humans have changed the river; the river has changed humans. Come explore the water and floodplain with us. This hike will be about three miles long and will have two water crossings (the Eno River and Warren Creek), so you may want to bring water shoes. We will meet at the West Point Mill. Best for ages 10 and up. Free, no need to register – just come on out, rain or shine!
The Blk Tea 2019
June 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Golden Belt Campus
The Blk Agency will be hosting the Second Annual “Blk Tea”!! This event is combining the aesthetics of the Kentucky Derby and the Polo Classic with a “For the Culture” twist to make the Black Tea the premiere outdoor party for black folk. This is the hottest party of the summer where you get to dress to impress, enjoy your friends, drinks, music & more! If you missed it last year, you don’t want to make that mistake again!
Rock the Park: Dwayne Jordan Quartet featuring Marvin Thorne
June 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at 106 W Knox St, Durham, NC 27701, United States
Durham Parks and Recreation will transform Durham’s parks into the perfect setting for an evening out full of music, movies, fellowship, and fun. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a summer-long succession of concerts and movies held in various parks around Durham. Both concerts and movies are FREE and open to the public. Concerts are held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and movies are held from 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Food vendors will be on site and food will be available for purchase. Please bring blankets and lawn chairs. No alcohol or smoking allowed.
TreeRunner’s Opening Night Glow Night
June 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
TreeRunner Raleigh Adventure Park’s first glow night of the season will be on Saturday, June 8th, and the event is carnival themed! We will have balloons, a face painter, Kona Ice, and other surprises. But beware, the animals have escaped and are hiding in the trees, so be on the lookout. Kids 12 and Under will receive a ticket for a free small Kona Ice. Carnival Animals in the Trees: Animals are hiding amongst the trees; find one and you will be able to take them home! Remember that reservations are required and can be made by visiting our website at www.treerunnerraleigh.com or by giving us a call at (919) 410-7347.
Poolside Yoga with Global Breath Studio
June 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am to 9:00 am at The Patio at Unscripted
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.
June 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Barley Labs
Three themed rounds. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place each round. Sing-along intermissions between rounds. Bring a picnic, and join us for another great night of music bingo!
Brunch at Barrel Culture
June 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Barrel Culture Brewing and Blending
We’re teaming up with UpZcale Chefs Food Truck for a special Sunday brunch series. We will be slinging mimosa beer slushies, and yes we will top it with prosecco. Brunch will run from 11am- 2pm!
June 9, 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. Please let us know you are coming by RSVP.
Soccer.com Watch Party
June 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt
Join us Sunday, 6/9 at 12pm for a watch party with Soccer.com and special guests from the 1999 Women’s World Cup winners Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, and Tisha Venturini-Hoch. We’ll be showing England vs. Scotland on the big screen and featuring giveaways, soccer pool, teqball, games, live music, drinks, food trucks, and more!
Annual Recital: Durham Renaissance
June 9, 2019 @ 4:15 pm to 6:30 pm at The Carolina Theatre of Durham
Empower Dance Studio presents its Fourth Annual Dance Recital, “Durham Renaissance, pt 3” on Sunday, June 9th at 4:15 pm. This year our show will focus on themes of Empowerment, Imagination, Support, Women’s Rights, Patriotism, and our City of Durham! Tickets: $20 Advance $26 Door Empower Dance is a place where creativity, individuality and self-expression is encouraged and has a community of teachers, students and families who are passionate about fostering natural beauty, instilling self-confidence, and reinforcing positive images of dancers from all backgrounds.
Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Summer Movie Series
June 9, 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! Visit the Taproom Calendar for upcoming Big Screen showtimes: http://ponysaurusbrewing.com/events
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