You know the drill! Our complete guide the best of August: the best events, new places to explore and old favorites.
Don't just think about it. Go do it.
Even art un-enthusiasts will become fans of all the incredible and unconventional art when Third Friday takes over the Bull City.
Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue will be posted up at Bark in the Park! Check out their booth for pup loving fun. Bring your good boy/girl, or just enjoy all the pups running around the park!
Enjoy a night of West African storytelling and stargazing at Historic Stagville.
Tucked away in West Village, Cucciolo Osteria is serving up simple, well executed Italian, influenced by owners Jimmy and Julian Kim's Korean roots.
Eastcut is now open, bringing #sandwichutopia to the University Drive area. Check out the wide variety of east coast sandwiches, plus coffee, beer, wine, limited cocktails and a stellar patio.
Hutchins Garage is the newest addition to Durham's DIY/Warehouse District, serving beer, wine and pizza out of the renovated Hutchins Automotive car dealership.
Check out the gorgeous new public art from the Durham SmART Initiative and artist @kidcadaver!
Durham's Barrel Culture is dishin' out beer slushies that would make the rainbow jealous.
Wind down on Friday nights with live music in Durham Central Park!
How has the river influenced our surroundings? How have we influenced the river? On this hike, you'll explore the water and floodplains of the Eno River (time to break out the water shoes!)
Get ready for some alcoholic slushies y'all! Create a concoction all your own by mixing one of the dozen cider, beer, and wine slushies with some (or all) of the dozen toppings.
Live local, and support makers from the area! These small batch, one-of-a-kind goods were crafted with care, and available for purchase.
Groove your way through Southern Boundaries Park at the last of the Durham Parks concerts of the seasons! Shursoundz, an R&B group from Durham, is bringing the heat to keep everyone moving.
Outdoor movies somehow make summer feel more like summer. Every other Sunday kick back for some free entertainment, brews, and snacks.
A night of drinking with a variety of tinkering tools available. Play around with conductive LEGOs, needle felting, and the 90s classic, shrinky dink!
Bring the whole family, kids and adults love this Disney Pixar film!
Taste test this Brazilian inspired, new brew from Fullsteam! With a delicious mixture of Brazilian Açaí berries and local, North Carolina blueberries your tastebuds will definitely be thanking you.
Hang out on Durham's favorite rooftop while getting down to a few of The Beast's sick lines. No cover, no reservations needed.
Come celebrate and commemorate Black August in Durham Central Park.
The North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival is back and better than ever. This signature Durham event is jam packed with must see films!
It's a Peanuts Movie, Charlie Brown! Whether you're bringing the kids or you're a kid at heart, come enjoy the last of the outdoor movies at Durham Central Park with the Peanuts crew.
American Tobacco Campus is hosting a series of Thursday night concerts on the lawn featuring local vendors and great jams. Perfect way to ease into the weekend!
Urban culture and music is continuously building stronger communities. Celebrate the influence of urban culture with three days of music, food, art, and night experiences!
Grab a blanket and some snacks, head to the lush garden at the Center for Doc Studies and listen to fantastic stories al fresco.
All things Greek, all night long! Celebrate the rich history of Greek culture through music, dancing, and delicious flavors. The buffet is packed with tasty treats so be sure to bring your appetite!
This all you can eat and drink (within reason, of course) evening is a family-friendly celebration of North Carolina and all that we love to eat.