The 10 Best Events Happening in Durham This April
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The 10 Best Events Happening in Durham This April

Thursday, Mar 29 2018

April showers bring May flowers (hopefully some much-needed sunshine) AND a whole lotta fun in Durham! From film fests to dog days, the warmer weather isn't the only reason to be excited about April.

Past Experiences

2018 RUNAWAY Spring Fashion Show & Dance Party at The Fruit

2018 RUNAWAY Spring Fashion Show & Dance Party

Bring back spring with The Fruit in downtown Durham. Start the night with a fashion show followed by an all-night rager. The first 20 guests will receive a limited-edition signed print!

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2018 RUNAWAY Spring Fashion Show & Dance Party
$5-7   .  The Fruit   .  Durham
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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival at The Carolina Theatre
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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

This four day film festival is packed with documentary films from established and emerging filmmakers and provides a space that nurtures conversation between artists, students and the audience.

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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
$16+   .  The Carolina Theatre   .  Durham
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Go Berzerk at the Spring Bazaar in Carrboro at Carrboro Town Commons
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Go Berzerk at the Spring Bazaar in Carrboro

End your weekend on a high note with The Spring Bazaar! Make your way through an eclectic array of vendors, food trucks and more. Selector B will be spinning world beats to keep the party going!

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Go Berzerk at the Spring Bazaar in Carrboro
$   .  Carrboro Town Commons   .  Carrboro
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Rock Your Best Neon at AfterHours: '80s Night at Museum of Life and Science
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Rock Your Best Neon at AfterHours: '80s Night

Bust out the leg warmers and scrunchies—the next AfterHours night at the Museum is all about the '80s! Test your '80s knowledge at trivia and play in your favorite Museum exhibits.

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Rock Your Best Neon at AfterHours: '80s Night
$30+   .  Museum of Life and Science   .  Durham
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NC Brew & 'Q Fest at Southern Season
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NC Brew & 'Q Fest

Join Southern Season in Chapel Hill and celebrate NC beer month with 15 of the best breweries in the state and a plate of North Carolina BBQ.

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NC Brew & 'Q Fest
$5   .  Southern Season   .  Chapel Hill
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Pints for Paws Craft Beverage Festival at Northgate Mall
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Pints for Paws Craft Beverage Festival

Bring your favorite pooch to meet local craft brewers and sample a wide mix of unique brews. Enjoy live music, local food trucks and help support the Animal Protection Society of Durham!

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Pints for Paws Craft Beverage Festival
$10-$35   .  Northgate Mall   .  Durham
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Shop Local at the Spring Patchwork Market at Durham Armory
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Shop Local at the Spring Patchwork Market

The Patchwork Market is ushering in the spring season with a massive 60+ all-local vendor and maker market at the Durham Armory. Find thoughtful gifts & meticulously crafted goods.

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Shop Local at the Spring Patchwork Market
Free   .  Durham Armory   .  Durham
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Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast at Super Hero Saturday at Maple View Ice Cream
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Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast at Super Hero Saturday

Wear your favoirte PJs and join Maple View Farms for an ice cream breakfast in support of local super heroes battling cancer with a special menu of creative ice cream flavors and sundaes!

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Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast at Super Hero Saturday
$   .  Maple View Ice Cream   .  Hillsborough
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Bull City Ciderworks Mini-Mural Contest at Bull City Ciderworks
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Bull City Ciderworks Mini-Mural Contest

Watch local artists create beautiful mini-murals on the the tables of Bull City Ciderworks and celebrate with tasty cider, live music, food trucks. Vote for your favorite March 26th through April 6th.

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Bull City Ciderworks Mini-Mural Contest
$   .  Bull City Ciderworks   .  Durham
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7th Annual Vegan Bake Sale at Fullsteam Brewery
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7th Annual Vegan Bake Sale

Take your pick from vegan cookies, cupcakes, peanut butter cups, scones, and more! All proceeds from the bake sale will benefit the 100+ rescued animal residents of Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge.

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7th Annual Vegan Bake Sale
$   .  Fullsteam Brewery   .  Durham
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The 10 Best Events Happening in Durham This April
The 10 Best Events Happening in Durham This April