This weekend you can check the new pop up at American Tobacco Campus, kick off the Durham Bulls season with a FREE Fan Fest, laugh it up at Durty Bull’s open mic comedy show, celebrate Hunky Dory’s renovation, and a lot more!
Delightfully Different Durham Lunch Meetup
February 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at Goorsha Durham
Start the new year off right by exploring all the “delightfully different” places and events that Durham has to offer. Join us on our next culinary tour of Durham’s fine Black-owned restaurants at Goorsha, featuring delicious Ethiopian cuisine. Bring your appetite, some friends and your business cards for our next not-to-be-missed event. https://www.facebook.com/events/467699607095377/
Free Film: Olimpiada en México
February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Join us for a free screening of the film “Olimpiada en México” (The Olympics in Mexico) (1970, directed by Alberto Isaac, 105 minutes). This event complements the exhibition “Pop América: 1965-1975.” https://www.facebook.com/events/2006091052836744/
PopUp Durham Featuring: The Bamboo Cookhouse
March 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 8:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus
Bringing a taste of the Philippines to Downtown Durham! Their signature fare includes Pork Sisig, a citrus-marinated pork dish served with rice, and Lumpia, Filipino-style spring rolls, but the menu includes a delicious array of noodles, rice, and meats. Ingelman believes in community and will be donating a portion of sales during March to Hemophilia of North Carolina, a non-profit organization that aids those affected by a bleeding disorder, in support of Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month.
Dates: March 1-27, 2019 Times: Monday-Wednesday 11a-3p Thursday + Friday: 11a-8p Saturday: 11a-3p Sunday: Closed
Grand Opening Tasting w/ Jo Landron
March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Louella Wine Beer & Beverages
Its That Time! Join us as we host our friend Jo Landron and his magnificent mustache here at LouElla for our Grand Opening! Jo is flying all the way from the Loire Valley of France to showcase his portfolio for our grand opening. We will be sourcing some B.E.Autiful oysters from our friends at Oysters Carolina to accompany the tasting.
SHREDX DURHAM: Return of The Shredi
March 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at American Underground Main
Do you love pitch competitions? Of course you do, you sick bastards. We do too, but we’re tired of the same old, awesome ideas ruling the day. So we changed the way pitch competitions happen…well, at least the part where the good ideas always win. Sign up to pitch your worst idea, or join us to see some hilariously bad attempts. Teams will pitch together and will be judged on both how bad their idea is AND how poorly it is presented. Winner will receive a symbolic reward with an actual value approaching zero. ALSO FREE BEER AND FOOD.
March 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company
Our bi-monthly brewery tours are back in 2019! Grab your tickets on Groupon and head to Durty Bull on the first and third Friday of each month to see what great brews we have in store for you in the upcoming year. Enjoy four 4-oz tasters and one full-sized pour each as you learn about the journey your beer took from being raw ingredients to the drink in your glass. And be sure to grab a platr from the food truck and check out our weekly Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy Show, hosted by Rob Schneider Comedy – Not That One, in the barrel-house after the tour.
Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy at Durty Bull
March 1, 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!
Super Secret 3 Year Anniversary!
March 1, 2019 @ 10:00 pm to 2:00 am at Arcana
Holy wow! We are 3 years old. To celebrate, and to pay homage to the homie that inspired it all, we are flying in the one and only DJ/MC Velcro from San Juan, Puerto Rico! Also we still have some pins left! Grab yours at the DJ booth for $5. See you there. $7 Cover.
Tinkering Series: Drones 101
March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 11:30 pm at Museum of Life and Science
During the workshop, you’ll explore mini drones and learn how to maneuver them. We’ll work together to develop flight skills and complete a small obstacle course. Practice navigating indoors with your co-pilot and build the foundation for your journey as a pilot!
Pints & PiYo
March 2, 2019 @ 10:45 am to 11:45 am at Durty Bull Brewing Company
Join us for a free PiYo class at the brewery this Saturday morning. Work up a sweat and cool down afterwards with a pint!
Dankness Revival (aka grand reopening)
March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 10:00 pm at HunkyDory Durham
Hunky Dory is celebrating their renovation! They now offer 10 taps of dank, IPA-heavy, craft beer; two floors of vinyl records; a basement lounge and more. There wll be free food, thousands of new $1 records, a comedy open mic and a slew of other goodies. Come join! All day affair.
Golden Belt Yoga
March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am to 11:45 am at Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt
Introducing Golden Belt Yoga with Kirsten 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).
Patchwork Market – Fullsteam Brewery
March 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at The Patchwork Market
The Patchwork Market monthly market with makers and vintage vendors. Local makers and vintage vendors will come together to create a unique shopping experience with a diverse selection of high quality and original goods.
Tinkering Series: Drones 201
March 2, 2019 @ 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm at Museum of Life and Science
Tinkering Series: Drones 201 $10 per person* Delve into drone flight with this new tinkering series! Explore mini drones and learn how to maneuver them! Drones 201 is designed for participants with some flying experience. We’ll work together to elevate our flight skills as we tackle a complex set of challenges and an obstacle course. Practice navigating indoors with your co-pilot and test your new skills on some of our larger drones!
How to Decode a Wine List
March 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Frolyk
Love wine at home but intimidated by the wine list when dining out? Do you always default to a brand or grape variety to get the process over with quickly? Don’t let those numbers, acronyms and impossible to pronounce chateaux deter you from a great wine experience. I’m here to share with you tried-and-true tips for using skills and words you already know to easily communicate and collaborate with the sommelier or server.
Durham Bulls Free Fan Fest
March 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Durham Bulls Baseball Club
Get out to the DBAP to officially kick off the Durham Bulls season with our FREE Fan Fest! On March 2 we’ll have batting practice on the field, food trucks, discounted merchandise and much more. Plus, you’ll be able to grab your tickets to the season’s biggest games like Opening Night, Star Wars Night, Lollygagger Night and more.
Ethel Zine Reading at the Carrack
March 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at The Carrack
Join us for our first-ever mega reading from Ethel Zine and Press! We’ll have six readers of poetry and prose (six Ethels!), along with wine and snacks! It will also be a chance to see the exhibit It’s Complicated: A Project About Love and Intimacy before it closes.
Carnaval of all Rhythms
March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm to 1:00 am at Rhythms Live Music Hall
The party of the year is coming and at a new location to make things even more exciting. Come to enjoy a night full of samba, frevo, maracatu and axé. Durham will experience again the authentic Brazilian Carnaval party with live music by Caique Vidal and Batuque, dance performances and much more.
Free Admission for Durham County Residents at Museum of Life and Science
March 3, 2019 at Museum of Life and Science
The Museum of Life and Science is a great interactive science park on 84 acres. It includes a two-story science center, a large butterfly conservatory, and 60 species of live animals in its outdoor exhibits. There are many unique spaces to learn from and to enjoy both indoors and outdoors. With hands on exhibits and some great learning and playing spaces, this museum offers a wide variety of experiences for the whole family. Durham Community Days is one of the ways we provide access for all families in our community. Admission is waived for Durham County residents with ID. Limit 5 children per adult resident.
2019 Israel Ride in Durham
March 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at The Levin JCC
DISCOVER THE THRILL OF RIDING YOUR BIKE IN ISRAEL! Sunday, March 3rd, 10:00 AM Hosted at the Levin JCC 1937 W Cornwallis Road Durham, NC 27705 Learn about the experience of cycling 175-350 miles from Jerusalem to Eilat! Hear from Israel Ride representatives and alumni about the Arava Institute & Hazon and how the Israel Ride is much more than just a bike ride.
The Beat Market
March 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery
The Beat Market is an exclusively local art market with live local music, organized and curated by Durham Beat. Swing by Fullsteam from 1-4PM on Sunday, March 3rd with some friends to get beers and snacks and check out these great local artists and performers!
Cookies + Cider
March 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Bull City Ciderworks
Join us on SUNDAY for your new favorite food pairing at the Bull… GIRL SCOUT COOKIES!! Modern Cider meets Classic Cookies and it is going to be delicious 🙂 Caramel Delites + Defiant Pig (whisky aged cider) Lemonades + CranPappy (cranberry cider) Shortbread + Pearanormal (pear cider) Thin Mint + Brightleaf (dry cider) Stop by any time between 1pm to 5pm on Sunday, and eat alllll the girl scout cookies!!
Dog adoption event with APS of Durham
March 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at The Scrap Exchange
Join us on Sunday, March 3rd to support The Animal Protection Society of Durham and their important work in our community! The APS of Durham will be at The Scrap Exchange from 1:30-3:00 pm with adoptable dogs. Drop in or stay the whole time. We will also be making toys that will be donated to The APS of Durham. We will show you how and provide the materials! We are accepting donations for the APS of Durham during the event.
Beer, Beads, & Beignets
March 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company
We’re bringing a taste of Mardi Gras from NOLA to our taproom in NC. On Sunday, March 3rd, enjoy King Cake themed beignets, from Bourbon Street Beignets, alongside our beer and jazz music from dixieland to now. Get your beads from the bartender between 3 and 6 pm!
Bull City Plant Swap
March 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Freeman’s Creative
Our quarterly plant swap is back! Though it is still winter, there’s no better way to stave off the cold than gathering with fellow plant lovers for another plant swap. This swap will focus on seeds and cuttings. Indoor/Outdoor varieties such as potted citrus, passionflower, and the like are also welcome. Bring as many as you’d like to swap.
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