This weekend, experience the only Hip-Hop festival in the Southeast, check out a Cars & Cigars event, and

North Carolina Hiphop Festival

Dates: June 22nd – June 24th

Location: Downtown Durham

The festival is the only large-scale event in the entire Southeastern continental US region that is specifically designated to Hiphop. We’re excited about seeing artists like Petey Pablo, Large Professor, and SA-ROC. Tickets start at $19 for 1 day or $49 for a 3 day pass!

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Cars & Cigars “Cruise-In”

Date: June 23rd

Location: American Tobacco, 300 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

Time: 10am-2pm

Featuring 100 cars and trucks on display, plus:

Live Music
Cigar Lounge
Food and Beverage
Kid Zone
Tween Zone

Beer, Blues and BBQ

Date: June 23rd

Location: Bennett Place State Historic Site, 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham, NC 27705

Time: 10am-4pm

Cost: $40 per person, $35 in advance

Enjoy Mr. Al Myers’ famous BBQ, some great beer thanks to Harris Beverages, Inc. and enjoy the sounds of blues music provided by Harvey Arnold and his band.

Bennett Place’s visitor center electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems need to be up-graded and the center needs to expand to accommodate the increased number of visitors and their needs. Proceeds from this event will help make all this happen!

This coming week…

Music in the Gardens: The Sadies

Date: June 27th

Location: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27705

Time: 7pm

Cost: $10, $5 Duke students & employees, Free ages 12 & under

This summer you can experience music concerts at Sarah P. Gardens at an affordable price! Concerts will take place on the lawn behind the Doris Duke Center on Wednesday evenings in June and July. They’re a great opportunity to gather with friends and family members in a relaxed setting. This week The Sadies are performing!

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