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What's Happening in Durham, NC this Weekend? (August 3, 2018)

Posted by DCVB Staff on Aug 3, 2018 12:10:18 PM

Another weekend in the Bull City means music, food, and fun. Check this sampling of events happening this weekend in Durham, NC.

 Start a night of free music with Al Strong & The Fresh Five, playing afrobeat, rock, jazz, and soul at Durham Central Park. Then listen to Dom Flemons, formerly of Carolina Chocolate Drops, at The Bullpen Beer Garden.

8/4 Stock up on fresh vegetables at the Durham Roots Farmers' Market at Northgate Mall before going on the Mural Bike Tour downtown. Pick up locally crafted art in the evening at the Independent Animal Rescue Painted Chair and More Auction. Then root for your favorite female arm wrestler at the Sixteen LUEWWD Candles event, where proceeds will benefit Durham youth recreation initiatives by the Eno River Women's Rugby Football Club.

8/5 Visit the Patchwork Summer Market at the Durham Armory for meticulously crafted, one-of-a-kind goods available for purchase from 60+ makers and food vendors. The first 100 visitors will receive a free limited edition tote bag designed by Alice Holleman!

Later, swing by the Blue Note Grill for the 2018 TBS Blues Challenge, where musicians compete to go on to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

Topics: things to do, august 2018

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