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Community Events Calendar

Need something to do this weekend? This is a listing of several local community calendars in Durham and Orange counties.

Downtown Durham

Yearly Events

  • April: Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Each spring Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina for a four-day, morning to midnight array of over 100 films as well as discussions, panels, and southern hospitality.
  • April: Art of Cool Music Festival. Three days, two outdoor stages, five indoor venues and over 30 world class performances.
  • April: Durham Art Walk spring Market. A fun and unique self-guided tour of urban art galleries, studios, impromptu exhibits, and vibrant businesses of Downtown Durham, featuring the original artwork of over 200 artists. The Durham Art Walk combines visual art, live entertainment and fun activities for the whole family. Rain or shine. Durham Art Walk is presented and produced by the Durham Arts Council. FREE admission.
  • June-July: American Dance Festival Performance Season. The largest and most influential modern dance festival in the world, featuring more than two dozen modern dance companies and hundreds of choreographers, writers and students participating in classes, seminars, and performances. Duke University Campus and DPAC- Durham Performing Arts Center. 919-668-2233.
  • October: NC Latin American Film Festival. Durham Tech will be hosting two documentary screenings on October 23!
  • November: Carrboro Film Festival – November 23 and 24