The Best Things to Do In Durham in July
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The Best Things to Do In Durham in July

Thursday, Jun 28 2018

You know the drill—our complete guide to the best of July in Durham. Take your pick between 10 can't-miss events, new places to explore and old favorites that are just too good to pass up this time of year! Don't just think about it, go do it!

10 Must-Do Events

Undulation Nouveau Bellydancing at Fullsteam at Fullsteam Brewery
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Undulation Nouveau Bellydancing at Fullsteam

Enjoy some unique bellydancing performances and live middle eastern music while you sip on your beers. If you've got the moves yourself, you can even sign up to perform!

Tue Nov 27, 8:00p
Undulation Nouveau Bellydancing at Fullsteam
Free   .  Fullsteam Brewery   .  Durham
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Trending & New Openings

WeWork ❤️ Bull City: Making (and Buying!) the Rounds at Unscripted Durham
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WeWork ❤️ Bull City: Making (and Buying!) the Rounds

Global coworking company, WeWork, is making (and buying!) the rounds throughout Bull City this summer. Come say 'hey' to the new kids in town, hear what they're about and let 'em buy you drink.

Tue Jun 26, 6:00p
WeWork ❤️ Bull City: Making (and Buying!) the Rounds
Free   .  Unscripted Durham   .  Durham
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NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER: The Rosé Garden at Oakleaf at Oakleaf

NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER: The Rosé Garden at Oakleaf

Oakleaf has been one of the stars of the Triangle-extended dining scene for years. With their recent move from Pittsboro to Carrboro, they've also opened a rosé garden. And for that, we say thank you!

NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER: The Rosé Garden at Oakleaf
$$   .  Oakleaf   .  Carrboro
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Blue Dogwood Public Market, The Triangle's First Food Hall at Blue Dogwood Public Market
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NOW OPEN: Blue Dogwood Public Market, The Triangle's First Food Hall +120 fire icon

The Triangle has its first food hall! The Blue Dogwood Public Market in Chapel Hill is a collection of 12+ local food vendors offering a diversity of deliciousness all under one roof! 

Blue Dogwood Public Market, The Triangle's First Food Hall
$   .  Blue Dogwood Public Market   .  Chapel Hill
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Always a Good Idea

Durham's Rock Quarry, a Daredevil's Dream  at Cabe Lands Access

Durham's Rock Quarry, a Daredevil's Dream

Dare to dip into the quarry and take a swim. This legendary spot attracts adventurers and daredevils for its secluded location and 40ft cliff.

Durham's Rock Quarry, a Daredevil's Dream
Free   .  Cabe Lands Access   .  Durham
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Herndon Hills Farm at Herndon Hills Farm
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Herndon Hills Farm

Head over to Herndon Hills Farm for a day of outdoor adventure, picking blueberries and exploring their fields.

Herndon Hills Farm
Free   .  Herndon Hills Farm   .  Durham
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Past Experiences

Pork, Pickles, and Peanuts at Duke Homestead at Duke Homestead
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Pork, Pickles, and Peanuts at Duke Homestead

Explore, and celebrate the food culture and history from North Carolina while enjoying a variety of pork, pickles, and peanuts.

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Pork, Pickles, and Peanuts at Duke Homestead
Free   .  Duke Homestead   .  Durham
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Saturday Reggae on the Rooftop at Unscripted at Unscripted Durham
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Saturday Reggae on the Rooftop at Unscripted

Kick back by the pool every Saturday and enjoy one of the best views in Durham. 

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Saturday Reggae on the Rooftop at Unscripted
-   .  Unscripted Durham   .  Durham
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Ponysaurus Summer Movie Series  at Ponysaurus Brewing Company
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Ponysaurus Summer Movie Series

Outdoor movies somehow make summer feel more like summer. Every other Sunday kick back for some free entertainment, brews, and snacks.

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Ponysaurus Summer Movie Series
Free   .  Ponysaurus Brewing Company   .  Durham
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RetroEpics Film Festival at The Carolina Theatre
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RetroEpics Film Festival

Grab some popcorn and settle in for some epic stories that justify their 3+ hour running lengths. You may have seen some of these films before, but you've never seen them like this: on the big screen.

Past
RetroEpics Film Festival
$9.50   .  The Carolina Theatre   .  Durham
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4th Annual PickleFest at The Rickhouse
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4th Annual PickleFest

This event is here to fulfill all of your pickle wishes! Taste pickle beer, chow down on unique pickle dishes, and sample different pickle vendors near and far.

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4th Annual PickleFest
$10+   .  The Rickhouse   .  Durham
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Anniversary Block Party at Big C Waffles
 at Big C Waffles
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Anniversary Block Party at Big C Waffles

Waffles, fried chicken, and kool aid are a recipe for the perfect summer bash. Head to the Big C Waffles anniversary bash for a party Leslie Knope would be proud to attend.

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Anniversary Block Party at Big C Waffles
Free   .  Big C Waffles   .  Durham
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Festival for the Eno 2018 at West Point on the Eno
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Festival for the Eno 2018

Relax, kick back and enjoy music by the river with over 70 different emerging and established artists for the 39th Annual Festival for the Eno. 

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Festival for the Eno 2018
$11+   .  West Point on the Eno   .  Durham
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AfterHours: Adult Summer Camp sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka at Museum of Life and Science
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AfterHours: Adult Summer Camp sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka

Everyone's inner child will be out to play in this epic adult summer camp. The only thing that could make friendship bracelets, s'mores and a 28' climbing walls better is doing it all with a drink!

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AfterHours: Adult Summer Camp sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka
$20+   .  Museum of Life and Science   .  Durham
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Goat Flow Yoga (Baby Goats Included) at Hux Family Farm
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Goat Flow Yoga (Baby Goats Included)

Check out yoga's hottest trend—yoga with goats! You'll work through a traditional yoga flow while the baby goats and sheep play, cuddle, and maybe even join in the fun.

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Goat Flow Yoga (Baby Goats Included)
$23   .  Hux Family Farm   .  Durham
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Storytime on The Roof at The Durham at The Durham Hotel
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Storytime on The Roof at The Durham

Grab your kids and your favorite pillow and head on down to the scenic Durham Hotel rooftop. One Wednesday a month Durham County children's librarians will host Storytime on the Roof. 

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Storytime on The Roof at The Durham
Free   .  The Durham Hotel   .  Durham
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The Best Things to Do In Durham in July
The Best Things to Do In Durham in July