This weekend check out Vintage Baseball at the historic Durham Athletic Park, the new pop up featuring Parker & Otis Paper, the Liquor House Comedy Festival at Durty Bull, and a lot more!


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Thursday, August 1

PopUp Durham Featuring Parker & Otis Paper

August 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus

Pencils, pens, and all of the paper things… As an extension of the popular retail shop within Parker & Otis’ famed restaurant, P&O Paper will focus on those items dedicated to the tactile experience of putting pen (or pencil) to paper. The PopUp@ATC is located adjacent to Bull City Mini – a community-designed mini-golf course that will offer beer and wine.

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Nasher Creates: Kids Studio

August 1, 2019 @ 10:15 am to 1:15 pm at Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

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Bring the family to a FREE drop-in creative workshop for kids ages 5 to 10! Nasher Creates: Kids Studio events take place most Thursdays, 10:15 AM to Noon. Activities are free (kids 15 and under are always free). If you have more than 8 people in a group, please email nashered@duke.edu.

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Ice Cream Playdate

August 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at The Parlour

Join us for an ice cream play date at The Parlour in Downtown Durham:)

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Thursdays Live on the Patio

August 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at The Patio at Unscripted

Live music poolside every Thursday. This week: David Binanay and Violin Remix. Free and open to the public 21 and over.

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Trivia!

August 1, 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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Friday, August 2

PopUp Durham Featuring Parker & Otis Paper

August 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus

359 Blackwell Street, Suite 159 Diamond View III Building Dates and Times: August 1-28 M-SA 10 am – 3 pm Closed Sunday Pencils, pens, and all of the paper things… As an extension of the popular retail shop within Parker & Otis’ famed restaurant, P&O Paper will focus on those items dedicated to the tactile experience of putting pen (or pencil) to paper. The PopUp@ATC is located adjacent to Bull City Mini – a community-designed mini-golf course that will offer beer and wine.

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Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy at Durty Bull

August 2, 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!

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Sip & Putt at Bull City Mini – Summer Sparklers Edition

Friday, Aug 2nd from 5-7pm at Bull City Mini

Sample 7 different sparkling wines from Haw River Wine (Wo)Man perfect for summer sipping! $7 add on to mini golf or $10 a la carte

Liquor House Comedy Festival

August 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

Join us for the first annual Liquor House Comedy festival. The two-day festival will take place August the 2nd and August 3rd at the Durty Bull Brewing Company in Durham, NC.

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Saturday, August 3

Free Yoga in the Park

August 3, 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. What to Bring: a yoga mat or towel for your practice, water What to Wear: Clothes that allow for movement Cost: ABSOLUTELY FREE!

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Roots Farmers’ Market

August 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Bright Leaf Historic District

Visit us in the Brightleaf Square courtyard, our new location! Shop for fresh, locally-sourced vegetables, fruits, meat, eggs, and more; convenient to Brightleaf stores, restaurants, and all of downtown Durham. We will be there every Saturday, rain or shine, from April 6 through November, 9 a.m. to Noon. Validated parking in the lot across from the main courtyard entrance on North Gregson Street and very close to the Bull City Connector bus stops along West Main Street. Each week we will have special guests and attractions including kids activities, cooking demos, live music, gardening experts, and more! Stay tuned for weekly updates!

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Free Family Garden Walk: Aquatic Life

August 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am to 9:45 am at Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Bring the whole family to explore the garden on the first Saturday of every month (excluding July). Discover new places in the Gardens as you learn about the many things that live here, with a different seasonal theme each month. Walks will end inside the gardens to allow your family to continue exploring on your own. Please meet at the Gothic Gates. Free drop-in activity. Parking fees apply.

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Yoga with Art

August 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Global Breath Studio

STRETCH your horizons at 21c Museum Hotel Durham’s weekly series from 9:30-10:30am. BYOM (bring your own mat) for Yoga with Art. Flex those creative muscles as you work through a variety of poses in our gallery spaces. Sessions are just $10 at the door and are led by certified yoga teachers from Global Breath Studio. Attendees should bring their own mat or towel and water and arrive early to ensure a spot because space is limited.

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History Hike: Sennett’s Hole

August 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Durham Parks and Recreation

Have you ever wondered who the “Sennett” in “Sennett’s Hole” is? Come hear the tale of a colorful colonial settler as we make the trek to his old mill site. This hike will be about three miles long. 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!

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Durham Murals By Bike Tour

August 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Durham Farmers’ Market

Preservation Durham has partnered with The Nasher Museum of Duke University and the Museum of Durham History to create a bicycle tour of the historic murals of downtown Durham. Some murals that will be featured, amongst others, include: Manbites Dog Mural Angel of Spring Mural The Wall of Hope Mural The Cookery Mural Two Way Bridges Mural The Hayti Mural Durham Civil Rights Mural Trinity Design Mural The Pauli Murray Murals Also, the tours include a mural by Odili Donald Odita, commissioned by the Nasher Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA. The tours are designed for anyone who has a bike and is comfortable riding on a city street.

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PopUp Durham Featuring Parker & Otis Paper

August 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus

Pencils, pens, and all of the paper things… As an extension of the popular retail shop within Parker & Otis’ famed restaurant, P&O Paper will focus on those items dedicated to the tactile experience of putting pen (or pencil) to paper. The PopUp@ATC is located adjacent to Bull City Mini – a community-designed mini-golf course that will offer beer and wine.

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Therapeutic Goat Yoga (Lots Of Goat Cuddles)

August 3, 2019 @ 10:30 am to 11:30 am at Hux Family Farm

Come join us for yoga with goats and sheep! (This class will happen rain or shine. We have a new event tent!) Don’t forget to register in advance. Spots often fill up quickly! Please see our other events such as Gentle Goat Yoga/Guided Meditation, or Stress Relief at the Farm for more days and times to come yoga with our goats. Therapeutic goat yoga is all about the cuddles and lots of interactions with the animals! Our goats are trained for therapy programs, and absolutely adore people. They enjoy cuddles, snuggles, pets, and playing with participants. This class is for all levels of yogis including complete beginners. Instructors will lead you through a Yoga flow that is mostly on the ground, while our goats and sheep are wandering around eating, cuddling, and playing. Our babies may even “participate” with you (i.e. jump on you. Don’t worry the babies are less than 15 lbs.!) Our goats have been known to cuddle up on a mat, or climb in your lap when you are doing poses on the ground. They are trained therapy animals and love nothing better than bringing a smile to participants faces! We promise you lots of fun! This will be a paid class at $23 per participant (smaller class size).

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Golden Belt Yoga

August 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 11:45 am at Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt

Golden Belt Yoga with Kirsten takes place at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Durham, NC taproom every Saturday at 11-11:45am. The class will be set to music, open to all levels, and will be $5 (bring your own mat).

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Durham Cider Crawl 2019

August 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Discover Durham

Love cider? Yeah, we do too!!!…so we have put together the Durham cider crawl featuring the best restaurants, bars and bottle shops in Durham, NC. Cider, Cider Cocktails & Food Pairings. Check out the posts on the page as venues and specifics get added. Drink cider, walk/crawl, repeat! This is a “make your own adventure” and it is a non-ticketed event. There are too many stops to do it all, so you get to pick and choose where you go and how you spend your time. We will publish a google map with all locations, hours and other info a few days before the crawl.

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Youth Bluegrass Jam at Locopops

August 3, 2019 @ 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at Locopops

Join us at the Locopops Dessert Cafe for a Youth Bluegrass Jam hosted by PineCone – Piedmont Council of Traditional Music on Saturday, August 3 from 2:30-4pm. Calling all youth musicians who play fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo and bass. You are invited to bring your instrument and jam with your peers–other kids in the area who enjoy playing the same types of music you do! The youth jam will include some skill building and songs will be determined depending on the skill levels of the group. We’ll learn a featured song at the beginning of each jam, then play a variety of tunes together. Participants are also encouraged to bring a prepared song to sing and/or play with the group. This event is free. All are welcome to relax and enjoy a treat at the Locopops Dessert Cafe during the jam.

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Rock the Park: Jazziando (Latin/Jazz)

August 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Southern Boundaries Park, 100 Third Fork Drive, Durham NC

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.

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Vintage Baseball

August 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Durham Athletic Park

Join Duke Homestead State Historic Site at the historic Durham Athletic Park for a vintage baseball game on August 3 at 7pm. Enjoy a family-friendly evening out at the ball park complete with food trucks, “old fashioned” concessions, historic children’s games, and historic music! The iconic Durham Athletic Park has hosted baseball since 1926, even an iconic baseball film, but Durham’s baseball roots are even deeper. We’re thrilled to have Mayor Steve Schewel throw the first pitch! Players in this vintage game, including a team of local media members, will follow some of base ball’s earliest rules (the 1860s). Historic rules, uniforms, and equipment help to bring the past to life. The first century of baseball was marked by racial segregation and separate leagues for black and white athletes at the DAP until the 1950s; however, Duke Homestead welcomes all players to participate, honoring the struggles and achievements of the many players over the past 159 years who brought us the Durham baseball culture we know today. Admission to the game is $5; children under 4 years old will be admitted free.

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Bull Moon Ride & Run

August 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus

Saturday twilight 5K Race and bike ride. After the run or ride stay for the energetic post-race block party with DJ and beer. Benefits Habitat for Humanity of Durham. The 5K is part of the Triangle Race Series.

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Liquor House Comedy Festival

August 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company

Join us for the first annual Liquor House Comedy festival. The two-day festival will take place August the 2nd and August 3rd at the Durty Bull Brewing Company in Durham, NC.

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Sunday, August 4

Sunday Morning Flow: Rooftop Yoga with Global Breath Studio

August 4, 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)

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Yoga with Art

August 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Global Breath Studio

STRETCH your horizons at 21c Museum Hotel Durham’s weekly series from 9:30-10:30am. BYOM (bring your own mat) for Yoga with Art. Flex those creative muscles as you work through a variety of poses in our gallery spaces. Sessions are just $10 at the door and are led by certified yoga teachers from Global Breath Studio.

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HIIT + Sip: Workout at Hi-Wire

August 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt

Join us for a Morning Out with a HIIT workout at Hi-Wire on August 4th at 11am, followed by a meditation and some drinks 🙂 Our high-intensity interval training class cycles through cardio, strength, and core work. Each class concludes with a relaxing meditation to help you practice mindfulness and recharge. *One drink included with your ticket price.

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Brunches Brew

August 4, 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.

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Sunday Funday at Pour!

August 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 12:00 pm at Pour Taproom

Come enjoy games, coloring, food and drinks at Pour Taproom on Sunday. Kids eat free all-day and everyone is welcome! Bring the whole crew for a family-friendly environment to end your weekend! Mr. Steve’s Music Lab goes on every first and last Saturday of the month! Perfect music for the kids to jam out to!

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Paws & Pints at Barley Labs

August 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Barley Labs

Join us for Paws & Pints at Barley Labs. Bring your pup and have a cold one. 10% of draft beer proceeds go to the beagles! Poblanos Tacos and More will be there serving up yummy food!

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The Beat Market at Locopops

August 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Locopops

Join us for The Beat Market at Locopops on Sunday, August 4th from 1-5PM. Local artisans and craft makers, local musicians, local beer and wine from Bull City Burger & Brewery, and tasty local sweets. The Beat Market is a family-friendly community event curated by the local arts & culture publication Durham Beat in partnership with local business partner, Locopops Dessert Cafe! Live Music by: Trev Wignall Honey Magpie Featured Vendors: Dirty Consumer Ian Griffin Hectic Wear Lee Lah Clothing Justin Leitner Fine Art Mystic Touch Bull City Baubles Phelps Phine Art Dresskit Durham Killdeer Pottery Matthias Pressley

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Supply Swap

August 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Freeman’s Creative

Make room for fresh, new craft supplies you know you’ll use! Bring your clean and usable yarn, fabric (fat quarter or larger), notions, patterns, and other craft supplies that could use a new home. Maybe it’s the wrong color, leftover from a project, or just not your style; someone else will love it! All remaining items will be donated to the Scrap Exchange. We have had a lot of interest in our swaps, and need to have an accurate headcount.

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Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Summer Movie Series

August 4, 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! Due to our fine friends in La La Land, we can not list movie names or characters. But now we have a fun new game! August 4: “cartoons playing basketball”

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