This weekend in Durham, head to Comicon, Zen Succulent & Jeddah’s Tea Grand Opening, World Hemp Market, the Early Elf Market at Locopops and a lot more.

Thursday, November 7

Draft Release: “Running With Scissors”

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

We have a double draft release in store for you on Thursday, November 7th. Come out to the taproom for the return of two fall favorites: our “Running With Scissors” Cranberry-Cinnamon Sour and our “Bad Haircut” Coconut Porter.

Stay tuned for can release dates for each of these delicious seasonal brews!

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Tinkering & Drinkering

November 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Bull McCabes


This is a family-friendly event and venue. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Join us at Bull McCabe’s for an awesome Tinkering & Drinkering! Come create a one-of-a-kind leather bookmark, keychain, wallet, bracelet or whatever else you can imagine! We’ll have the tools you need to cut, sew, emboss and stamp your leather.

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Friday, November 8

Champagne Seminar

November 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at The Wine Feed

Join us for a seminar and tasting of 6 different Champagnes! Deb Lewis of Vintage ’59 Imports will be leading you through the intricacies and special attributes that make Champagne the prestigious wine it is still today.

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Halloween Hangover: Candy Collection + Pumpkin Smash!

November 8, 2019 @ 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at 700 Park Office Dr, Durham, NC 27709, United States

Don’t throw out your leftover Halloween candy and Jack-o’-Lanterns! Bring them to our Halloween Hangover event during the Food Truck Rodeo (sponsored by Fidelity Investments) on November 8.

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ComiQuest Film Festival

November 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

COMIQUEST FILM SERIES (Nov 8-10) Presented in conjunction with the NCComicon. All Tickets: $5 per person OR with your purchase of tickets to NC Comicon Bull City 2019 you get FREE PASSES!

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Tinkering Family Workshops: Adventures in Code

November 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Museum of Life and Science

Learn how to write your own programs to make games with Scratch and MakeCode. Then dig deeper in code to control your games with Makey Makeys. For ages 6 to 12, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

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Fall for Orchids Show & Sale 2019

November 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Sarah P. Duke Gardens

See hundreds of orchids arranged in displays from societies all over North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

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Bull City Crawl & Scavenger Hunt honoring NCCU, Comicon & Lovers of Bull

November 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 9:30 pm at Hi-Wire Brewing Durham

In celebration of NCCU Homecoming 2019 and to acknowledge Comicon attendees as well as lovers of the Bull City we are hosting a special Bull City Crawl and Scavenger Hunt. Join us November 8th, 2019 at Hi-Wire Brewery from 2-8pm to mingle and then leave to begin your search for scavenger pieces and to tour Durham’s downtown area.

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Tour of Downtown Durham with Downtown Durham, Inc.

November 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus

We will start closer to the core of the City and check out different businesses/communities along the way. The major highlights will be: – General housing in the area/rising concerns of gentrification – Upcoming real estate changes – The new Police and Social Services headquarters – Benefits of buildings/areas such as DPAC – Brightleaf/changes to the scenery of Durham after the gas explosion​.

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NC Comicon

November 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at NCComicon

WE’RE BACK! The greatest comic book pop-culture celebration in the multiverse! Locally owned & operated, our focus is creativity, inspiration, education, and most of all, FUN! Meet the biggest guests in comic books like Kevin Eastmen, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jimmy Palmotti, and Amanda Conner!

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Fall Fridays: Free Tasting & Reserve Sale

November 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Honeygirl Meadery

Fall Fridays are back and this week we’re celebrating with a FREE tasting to kick off our Winter Reserve Sale! Try some of our original meads from when we first opened: 2014 Fig Orange Mead 2015 Blueberry Mead 2016 Apple Cyser

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The Beat Market at Fullsteam

November 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery

The Beat Market is an exclusively local artisan market with live local music, all curated by Durham Beat, a local arts & culture publication practicing in the style of Gonzo Journalism.

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Prince Dance Party and Costume Contest

November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 pm to 2:00 am at The Pinhook

Presented and hosted by Vivica C. Coxx, come join DJ VSPRTN spinning music all night long to give you the love and hope that Prince left with us all.

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Saturday, November 9

Durham Craft Market

November 9, 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!

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Downtown Run Club with Bull City Running Co.

November 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am to 9:30 am at The Durham Hotel

Join us Saturday, November 9, as we kick off Downtown Run Club, a monthly group run hosted by Bull City Running Co. The 3.5-mile route takes you past Durham landmarks like Major the Bull, Duke University, the historic Durham Athletic Park, and the Durham Farmers’ Market.

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Pauli’s Durham: History of Racial Segregation in the West End Neighborhood

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice

Pauli’s Durham Tour is a 75-min walk into Durham’s history of racial segregation in the West End Neighborhood. Aya Shabu and friends share stories about the significance of Black Civil War soldiers, the Freedman Schools movement, unsung shero Pauli Murray – her multi-racial ancestry and heritage, and Pauli’s long history of relentless activism.

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Streets of Southpoint Holiday Market

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at Streets of South Point Durham, NC

Local Small Businesses will be there to share great gifts for the Holidays! We will be located center court during regular Mall Hours!

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The Zen Succulent & Jeddah’s Tea Grand Opening Party

November 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at CCB Plaza

Come and join The Zen Succulent and Jeddah’s Tea celebrate the grand openings of their new downtown Durham locations! Saturday, November 9th from 11am to 3pm. Local Makers and Vendors DIY Terrarium Bar and $10 Terrariums Large Games from Triangle Game Night Free Kids Plant Crafts Cozy Hot Drinks from Jeddah’s Tea Plants.

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National Pupusa Day Celebration!

November 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Durham Central Park

November 9th is National Pupusa Day! As a part of #DurhamNC150, we’re celebrating Durham, the Salvadoran and Central American community with pupusas!

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Let’s get Dog Durty

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

These sweet puppies took their freedom ride from shelter to vet for some extra loving (plus meds and fluids). They are hosting our Durham fundraiser to Paw it Forward for other puppies who may need medical attention.

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Sunday, November 10

Shoppiversary #2

November 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 7:00 pm at Freeman’s Creative

We’re celebrating 2 years of Freeman’s Creative! We’ll have tasty treats, raffle prizes, and sales throughout the day. Come share your talents with our community at our Fiber Talent Show (+ Tell)!

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World Hemp Market

November 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Durham Central Park

We are Bringing Hemp to Durham, NC! Durham Central Park 501 Foster Street, Durham NC November, 10 2019. 12:00 pm- 5:00 pm

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Early Elf Holiday Market at Locopops

November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Locopops

Give delicious local food gifts for the holidays! Join us at the Locopops Dessert Cafe to taste samples from several local food businesses, buy food gifts and place holiday orders. Enjoy samples from each vendor! Vendors will include The Mad Popper, Durham Toffee, Companion Bread Share, honey from Bee Wise Hives, and Chez Moi.

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Pups & Pints w/ Hope Animal Rescue

November 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at 202 N Corcoran St, Durham, North Carolina

Hope Animal Rescue and their adoptable fur-gang will be with us November 10th from 3-5 PM. 15% of sales will be donated to these pupperoos!

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Movement with Ancillary* Fermentation

November 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at The Durham Hotel

Ancillary* Fermentation brings “movement” to the Roof for their latest beer release pop-up party. There will be beer, yoga with beer, dancing to the beats of DJ Stonezone with beer, and a lot of other weirdness — all with beer. Ancillary* will release their newest: “Movement,” a Juicy IPA with Citra and Mosaic, as well as “Footwork,” an American Stainless Sour Ale with Pineapple, Mango, Guava, Saffron, Lemon Balm, Lemon Zest, Kaffir Lime Leaves, and Jasmine. Come get weird with us.

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