This weekend check out the Take No Bull Women’s Conference, plan your next big event with Love and Science at the Museum of Life and Science, shop local on 2nd Saturday, take a food tour with Bites of Bull City, and a whole lot more!
Happy Hours benefitting StepUp Durham
March 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Durty Bull Brewing Company
Every Thursday in March, from 4-7 pm, drink for a cause. A portion of proceeds during our Happy Hours will go to benefit StepUp Durham, and their mission to transform lives.
Flavors of the Triangle: Durham Distillery
March 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Southern Season Cooking School
Originally scientists, Melissa and Lee Katrincic combine time-honored, gin-making traditions with techniques borrowed from modern chemistry to create spirits that are both classic and contemporary. Tasting Menu: Two Seasonal Cocktails made with their Small-Batch Gin Distillation and a Taste of one of their “Damn Fine Liqueurs”. Hors d’Oeuvres Pairing.
LOCAL LIBATIONS SERIES: NC DRINKS | MEET & MINGLE | Q & A
March 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Unscripted Durham
Our first event on Thursday, March 7th welcomes our partners Durham Distillery, Ponysaurus Brewing, Brothers Vilgalys, and host Bedlam Vodka. Unscripted is thrilled to offer this unique opportunity to meet so many of the amazing men and women from the Distilleries and Breweries that make up North Carolina’s thriving beverage industry. This 4-part series will highlight the companies elevating selections in bottle shops and bars all over the great state of North Carolina.
Winemaker Tasting w/ Renata Bonacina of Dacapo Piedmont, Italy
March 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Louella Wine Beer & Beverages
We are excited to continue our winemaker tasting series with Renata Bonacina of Dacapo, Agliano Terme, Piedmont, Italy Small production Organic Producer!! Dacapo means from the top. In 1997 this estate represented a new start for two friends, colleagues from the wine trade with a desire to focus on wine with finesse, elegance, and authenticity.
Constellations by Nick Payne
March 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm at Northgate Stadium 10 Theater
Bartlett Theater is delighted to be continuing its season with Nick Payne’s 2012 play, CONSTELLATIONS. Exploring the intricacies of both science and romance, CONSTELLATIONS is a love story with infinite possibilities. Payne’s award-winning script will have audiences traversing time and space, witnessing the relationship between Marianne, a cosmologist, and Roland, a beekeeper, unfold through an array of vignettes detailing the possible trajectories in which their love can progress.
Open Mic Night
March 7, 2019 @ 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm at 420 W Lakewood Ave
Open Mic Night Durham’s Threehouse Studio a Yoga, Music and Dance Studio, offers EVERY FIRST THURSDAY of the month a lounge style Open Mic. Acts such as spoken word artirts, rappers, comedians, singer songwriters, tap dancers and much more, all are welcome. Our open mic nights are BYOB and we strive hard to feature a local food truck each month, we too will offer snacks and concession inside.
Take No Bull Women’s Conference
March 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
In honor of International Women’s Day, the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce will host the Third Annual Take No Bull Women’s Conference. #NoBullCon19 is the premiere women’s conference in Durham attracting women from across the Triangle. The event features panel discussions, activations and exhibitors, networking opportunities, lunch, and a key note address to inspire women to take action in every area of their lives.
20th Nevermore Film Festival
March 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm at The Carolina Theatre of Durham
The 20th Nevermore Film Festival runs March 8-10, 2019. This year’s edition includes eight new feature films, thirty-nine short films, and one classic bringback!
Girl Scout Cookie Pairing
March 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Honeygirl Meadery
We can’t resist a good Girl Scout cookie! Come try them out with some of our delicious meads this International Women’s Day as we celebrate some of our favorite businesswomen! $14 Flight of 6 Friday 3-7 pm Saturday 1-6 pm
Take No Bull After Party
March 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Join us for the after party to the Take No Bull Women’s Conference at the all-new WeWork at One City Center in Downtown Durham! This is an opportunity to connect with the speakers, fellow attendees, and the mover and shakers of the Bull City. We’ll have music, food, drinks, and more to make it fun. This event will have a limited capacity, so make sure you sign up soon!
Love + Science
March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Museum of Life and Science
We invite you to grab your family, friends, and significant other and join us for a night of Love + Science. See the Museum transformed into a spectacular event venue with the opportunity to connect with our favorite vendors from the Triangle and plan your picture perfect event. Experience the Museum like never before with food, beverages, and hands-on science fun! Whether you’re planning a wedding, birthday party, anniversary party, corporate party, or meeting, this event is for you!
$20 per person | Use code LSFBK5 for $5 off until 3/7/19
March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt
With so many issues at the federal, state, and local level, it’s hard to keep up—and it’s even harder to figure out what’s next. Join your fellow Millennials in Durham to discuss everything from the Durham-Chapel Hill Light Rail to the scores of Democrats running for President.
Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy at Durty Bull
March 8, 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!
Shop 2nd Saturday Downtown Durham
March 9, 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. Look for the banners to find these participating stores.
Soul Yoga Durham
March 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am to 10:30 am at The Chesterfield
We hope you join us for Soul Yoga Durham at The Chesterfield Building. The Soul Yoga brand is committed to providing an accessible destination for wellness, revitalization and balance for people in our community.
Black Women in Activism
March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at 302 W Main St
At the event, we will discuss the many ways Black women have spearheaded movements to help bring equality and equity to those everywhere. By looking at the life and work of Pauli Murray, a queer Black woman from Durham, the group will discuss how Black women have always played major roles in fighting for civil and human rights nationally and globally.
Golden Belt Yoga
March 9, 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).
2019 Craft Cider Tasting Experience
March 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at The Glass Jug Beer Lab
We’re bringing back one of the best craft cider events in the area for 2019! Join us for a great opportunity to sample and learn about all of the various ciders that are available in our area in a fun and relaxed atmosphere on a Saturday afternoon! Buy a punchcard and get 5 small pours for $8 or 10 small pours for $12 (each sample is 2-3 oz). All of the cideries listed below will be represented and pouring samples.
Creating Positive Affirmation Cards Workshop
March 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at The Scrap Exchange
Join us to change the way you think about you! In this class we will create “pick me up” cards from watercolor paper, prettied up with a medium of your choice. The Scrap Exchange will be providing the materials.
Downtown Durham Food Tour with Bites of Bull City
March 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm at Neomonde Mediterranean – Durham, NC
Join Bites of Bull City as we explore and dine at four of downtown’s hottest new eateries: Neomonde, Jack Tar Diner, M Tempura, and COPA! Guests are in for a fun behind-the-scenes experience and adventurous bites that range from Mediterranean to Asian to Cuban (and likely a couple drink samples, too) at these four unique restaurants located in the heart of downtown Durham.
Inflatable Day at the Park
March 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Durham Central Park
Help us save history by coming and having some family fun! Join us for a family fun event with fun inflatables, zorb balls, music, food trucks and much more! Admission is Free!
Eyes Up Here LadyBits Open Mic DRM
March 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at The Pinhook
Here is excited to give talented female and female identifying comics a chance to work out their LadyBits. Lady Identifying persons should bring a 5 minute set and be ready to show up and go up – bring a crew to laugh with you – it’s gonna be a lot of fun!
UNC vs Duke
March 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery
UNC and Duke face off once again on Saturday, March 9th! Come watch their second game of the year on our big screen and share some pitchers.
DUKE vs UNC Watch Party
March 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Louella Wine Beer & Beverages
Join us for the best rivalry in college basketball! ALL tvs will be turned to the big game and we will have drink specials all day.
March 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Barley Labs
Nominate a theme for the rounds in the comments! Three themed rounds of play. Prizes for first and second place each round. Song requests/sing alongs from each round during intermission. We’re moving music bingo to a monthly event.
Durham Vegan Bake Sale benefiting Prison Books Collective
March 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Fullsteam Brewery
Come join us at Fullsteam for a vegan bake sale and fundraiser! All proceeds from the event will benefit Prison Books Collective. As always, all items will be vegan, and there will be plenty of gluten free items as well! The event will start at 2pm and will go until we’re sold out or 4pm – whichever comes first. Come early for the best selection, and make sure to bring to go containers! 🙂 Cash and card accepted. As part of the event, we’re doing a limited book drive and will be collecting softcover dictionaries for Prison Books Collective.
Lobby Call: The Durham Book Social
March 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at The Durham Hotel
You could call it a community book club, or an ice cream social recast for grownups who like books and wine. At the inaugural gathering of The Durham Book Social, co-produced with our friends at Piedmont Wine Imports, we’ll swap cookbooks, drink wine, share cooking tips, discover books that inspire local food professionals, and celebrate our love of food. Dust off that old cookbook, drop it at the swap table, and pick up a glass of wine before mingling with fellow swappers, and browsing a vintage cookbook collection curated by Jennings Brody of Parker and Otis.
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