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How You Can Help Durham Rebuild #BullCityStrong

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Apr 11, 2019 1:31:20 PM

True to form, in this difficult time, the Durham community has rallied to help those in need. Here are the local fundraiser efforts created to help those affected by the tragic event that took place this week.

Discover Durham, The City of Durham, and Durham 150 are not affiliated with and have not organized any of the following fundraisers. Please use your best judgment when donating to any online fundraising effort.

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Durham 150 Birthday Brews

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Mar 28, 2019 4:48:46 PM

How perfect?!

National Beer Day is April 7, which coincides nicely with North Carolina Beer Month every April... except that this year, we're also celebrating Durham's birthday. The fact that Durham has been around for 150 years was more than enough inspiration for a six local breweries to create libations specifically for this momentous occasion.

Cheers to bubbles, brews, and a momentous birthday.

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Topics: Food & Drink, Spring Activity Guide

Durham Distillery Durham 150 Cocktails

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Mar 28, 2019 4:44:52 PM

Nearly a dozen Durham partners shook things up when they agreed to create Durham 150-inspired cocktails to enjoy all year long. Cheers to the happiest of Durham birthdays, courtesy of Durham Distillery and Conniption Gin.



Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: Food & Drink, Spring Activity Guide, Durham 150

The Durham 150 Opening Celebration: What's in Store?

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Mar 28, 2019 4:42:47 PM

After this week’s tragic event, with the utmost respect for those affected, Saturday will serve as a way for the community to be with one another in solidarity and commend the heroic actions of first responders.

The Opening Celebration will still take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m on Saturday, April 13, rain or shine (umbrellas are allowed).

Mayor Steve Schewel will open programming at 10 a.m. with remarks about the resilience of Durham and outpouring of community support. We encourage everyone to arrive early to observe the moment. #BullCityStrong stickers will be provided to all attendees in tribute to Durham's resilience and strength.

Parking is free at the North and South American Tobacco Campus parking decks. 2500 spaces are available.

Planning on being there? Let us know. Read on for further details.

Estimated read time: 2 minutes

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Topics: Durham 150

Brave Buckets: Durham's Secret Game

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Feb 25, 2019 4:39:23 PM

The following feature is by Anita Rao, Frank Stasio, and Jess Clark. It was published by WUNC on April 23, 2015. Head to their website to listen to the radio interview Stasio did about this story for WUNC's The State of Things.

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: Events, Black History Month

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