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6 Family-Friendly Ways To Enjoy The Durham Holiday Season

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 19, 2018 4:01:47 PM

Durham is the perfect place to make special memories with the whole family during "the most wonderful time of the year." Kids from one to 92 can savor the 2018 holiday season and experience days packed with fun festivals, activities, and of course – plenty of lights.

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Topics: Kids & Families, holiday season, holidays, family, families, family events, kid-friendly

Durham Dance: Past and Present

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Sep 27, 2018 4:02:30 PM

You can find Durhamites dancing in Bull City streets, alleys, and gardens, but we're more frequently vibing to the beats pulsating within underground theaters and venues. You can't really blame us ... the roots of dance course deep within the bones of the Bull City. Read on to see how Durham has and continues to move through history, as well as what's in store at the 2019 American Dance Festival.

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Topics: Events, family events, dance, performing arts

Fall Into Festival Season in the Bull City

Posted by DCVB Staff on Jul 27, 2018 2:15:02 PM

Durham kicks off the fall season with a bang this August, with an autumn season full of dance and music festivals, events and performances, and visits from nationally-recognized personalities and playwrights. Although the leaves are a- changin ' this fall, the Bull City cultural landscape will remain the same, packed with countless reasons to #FallintoDurham.

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Topics: Food & Drink, family events, family entertainment, Durham Festivals, august 2018, things to do

An ADF For Everyone

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Jun 29, 2018 3:17:31 PM

We’re ready to dance just thinking about the fact that the American Dance Festival (ADF) is underway in Durham for its 85th year, and we’re celebrating because it’s a collective display of movement meant for all of us to enjoy. Yes, that means you too! For those among you who wonder how to weave yourself into the art that is modern dance, we’re here to demystify the experience. Whether you consider yourself a skeptic, a local talent scout, parent, millennial on a budget, or dance connoisseur, consider this an invitation from us to take the plunge into an immersive ADF.

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Topics: Arts & Entertainment, family events, family entertainment, Festivals

The Music Lover's Guide to Durham

Posted by Shayla Martin on May 30, 2018 4:23:52 PM

Over the past few years, Durham has received its fair share of national attention thanks to celebrated restaurants, swanky hotels, and eclectic cultural activities, but it’s time for the local music scene to have its moment in the spotlight. We’ve got something for every type of music lover. On any given weekend you’ll find Broadway performances and major hip hop concerts, or soulful jazz shows and rocking indie bands. From elegant theaters and outdoor venues to internationally-recognized music festivals, there’s plenty for the music-focused visitor to explore in the Bull City.

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Topics: Food & Drink, family events, family entertainment

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