You know the drill—our complete guide to the best of October in and around Durham. Take your pick between 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!
DeeLuxe Chicken is a fast-casual restaurant serving up quality takes on southern classics (plus a sauce bar for maximum tasting fun).
The Triangle is getting its first axe throwing bar—yes, you read that right. Think of it as darts on steroids. Throw down at Urban Axes starting October 9, where you can rent lanes or join a league.
Neomonde has been a longtime Raleigh staple for fresh, delicious Mediterranean food, and now Durham's going to get a taste of the goodness! Neomonde will open its Durham spot in the Unscripted Hotel.
Handcrafted hard cider—is there really any drink that goes better with a crisp fall day (or any day)? Bull City Cidery is taking fermented apples to the next level. Beer, ya better watch out.
High points, scenic views, and trails—oh my! Mt. Occoneechee has them all, plus rare and significant species in the many supported habitats. Nature awaits!
The 23rd Annual World Beer Festival will feature unlimited pours, food trucks, yard games and more! This year they will be donating $10 from every ticket purchased to Hurricane Florence relief.
Get ready for the epic realness that is TEDxDurham! Check out the incredible line up of speakers and listen while they discuss the different filters we put on the world around us.
Eat something deep fried and ride the ferris wheel! The NC State Fair is bringing hometown lovin' to Raleigh.
If the hottest brunch spots are too full, take the party outside. Weaver Street is famous for being a health-food haven for Chapel Hill and Carrboro alike.
Sixteen classic horror movies that hit the big screen between 1968 and 2002 are making their way back. Retro Film Series presents Splatterflix, so grab a friend and enjoy all the gory, ghoulish fun.
For over 20 years fans have been begging for it, and now finally Retro is going to give it to us. The Carolina Theater and Retro Film Series present a fully-interactive, theatrical extravaganza!
There's nothing quite like a nice Fall morning run followed by some post-race food. Sign up for the half-marathon, five-mile, or one-mile distances then pig out on delicious local food trucks.
Choose from one of three epic bike trails that all end at Durty Bull. Socialize with community businesses, including local bike shops and more while sipping on brews and dining on food truck treats.
There will be wine, food, and music galore at DPAC's annual Sip + Savor event! Attendees will be treated to over 30 of the Triangle's finest restaurant dishes, paired with world-class wines.
Enjoy Durham NC's funkiest street music festival in celebration of the cultural legacy of the historic Hayti community. There will be live music and step teams to keep you grooving all day.
Beagles compete for the titles of Softest Ears, Best Costume, Best Howl, and Longest Ears during this years Beaglefest! So grab your furry beagle friend and head out for the festivities.
Durham Armory is hosting an evening of anti-corporate, autonomous, alternative printed media for the fourth year in a row! Check out local zinesters, comic artists, indy book writers and more.
The many various artists from 21c will be transforming the museum into a menagerie. Think dark, provocative, and inspiring. There will be acrobats, magicians, an interactive photo booth, and more.
Dress up your furry friend in their Halloween costume and head down to Durham Central Park for a day of canine fun. Help promote a dog-friendly community and provide services to underserved areas.
Experience Halloween Phantasmagoria, an event where real and imagined elements blur together. Explore historical concepts of Spiritualism, awe, and wonder.
Fullsteam will be dishing out sweet vegan treats until 4pm, or until they are gone, so get their early! All proceeds from cupcake sales go to Hope Animal Rescue and their adorable adoptable pups.
Get ready for some fabulous bingo! Word on the street is there will be live entertainment from Cher, Madonna, Whitney, AND Rhianna! You won't want to miss out.
Get transported to an era of pure American sensibilities during this vintage flea market. Shop through vintage clothing, furniture and more. Proceeds from the event go to victims of domestic violence.
The woman who painted the official portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama, Amy Sherald, will deliver the Annual Rothschild Lecture. Grab a ticket and listen to her enthralling speech.
Jam out with over 20 bands during this two day, epic music festival at Ponysaurus! All proceeds go to the American Civil Liberties Union of NC, and will feature all genres of music.
We're celebrating southern artisan cheese-makers and North Carolina craft brewers with the natural and delicious pairing of cheeses and beers.
It's NCFC's final game of the season, which can only mean one thing: it's time to turn-up with legendary tailgate. And when we say 'legendary,' we mean it. (Hint: Free SOCIAL HOUSE cocktails.)