The Weekender: All Your Last-Minute Valentine's Plans
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The Weekender: All Your Last-Minute Valentine's Plans

Tuesday, Feb 12 2019

Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of February 14 - 17. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!

Friday

Me Time...Goat Time: Including Goat Yoga at Hux Family Farm
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Me Time...Goat Time: Including Goat Yoga

Cuddle up to the adorable baby goats while you get your flow on. Every Friday Hux Family Farm is hosting a relaxing hour of yoga to help you deal with the week's stress.

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Me Time...Goat Time: Including Goat Yoga
$23   .  Hux Family Farm   .  Durham
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February 3rd Friday Art Walk at Artists at the Warehouse - Golden Belt
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February 3rd Friday Art Walk

Join Golden Belt artists at their new location. Whether you missed the grand opening or saw something there that caught your eye make sure to stop by and get some last minute gifts!

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February 3rd Friday Art Walk
Free   .  Artists at the Warehouse - Golden Belt   .  Durham
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Rhythm & Brews Vinyl Night at Beer Study
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Rhythm & Brews Vinyl Night

Bring your own vinyl and jam out with the awesome people at Beer Study every other Friday. DJ Page and DJ Bell will be there all night to keep the good times rolling.

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Rhythm & Brews Vinyl Night
Free   .  Beer Study   .  Durham
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Experience Third Friday in Durham at The Carrack Modern Art
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Experience Third Friday in Durham

Even art un-enthusiasts will become fans of all the incredible and unconventional art when Third Friday takes over the Bull City.

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Experience Third Friday in Durham
Free   .  The Carrack Modern Art   .  Durham
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Saturday

Yoga with Art at Global Breath Studio
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Yoga with Art

Bring your own mat and stretch your horizons at 21c Museum Hotel. Flex your creative muscles as you work through a flow of poses in the gallery space.

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Yoga with Art
$10   .  Global Breath Studio   .  Durham
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Sunday

Sunday Supper Fried Chicken & Bubbles at Jack Tar & the Colonel’s Daughter
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Sunday Supper Fried Chicken & Bubbles

Enjoy the most comforting comfort food with the bubbliest of bubbles at this new weekly Sunday Supper offering from Jack Tar. 

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Sunday Supper Fried Chicken & Bubbles
$25+   .  Jack Tar & the Colonel’s Daughter   .  Durham
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All Weekend

Strawberry Bubbly Weekend at Honeygirl Meadery
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Strawberry Bubbly Weekend

Bring your honey to Honeygirl Meadery this weekend for a special Valentine's Day celebration. they found some extra bottles of Strawberry Mead that will be served up this weekend for you to enjoy.

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Strawberry Bubbly Weekend
Purchase of Drink   .  Honeygirl Meadery   .  Durham
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Soul Cocina & Chocolatay Confections at PopUp @ American Tobacco at PopUp @ American Tobacco
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Soul Cocina & Chocolatay Confections at PopUp @ American Tobacco +494 fire icon

February's PopUp offering at American Tobacco brings plant-based Latin-American cuisine with an emphasis on local and gluten-free options along with some incredible European-style chocolate.

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Soul Cocina & Chocolatay Confections at PopUp @ American Tobacco
$   .  PopUp @ American Tobacco   .  Durham
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Past Experiences

Valentine's Day at the Museum at Museum of Life and Science
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Valentine's Day at the Museum

The museum is celebrating Valentine's Day with tons of animals. Visitors will have the chance to show their love for these furry creatures.

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Valentine's Day at the Museum
Free   .  Museum of Life and Science   .  Durham
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Love Is Dogs, Beer, Donuts & A Gosling Stone Duo at Barley Labs
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Love Is Dogs, Beer, Donuts & A Gosling Stone Duo

Love comes in many forms, and this day will not be lacking love. There will be beer and donuts pairings, dog adoption events, and a showing of Crazy, Stupid, Love.

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Love Is Dogs, Beer, Donuts & A Gosling Stone Duo
Free   .  Barley Labs   .  Durham
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Tea Cup Gin's Swingin' Sunday at Blue Note Grill at The Blue Note Grill
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Tea Cup Gin's Swingin' Sunday at Blue Note Grill

Tea Cup Gin is serving up a Swingin' Sunday. They will be rolling out their best bouncy blues, smokin' torch, sassy swing and indie-originals, so be sure to bring your dancing shoes.

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Tea Cup Gin's Swingin' Sunday at Blue Note Grill
Free   .  The Blue Note Grill   .  Durham
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Valentine's with Firestone Walker Rare Releases & Favor Desserts at The Glass Jug Beer Lab
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Valentine's with Firestone Walker Rare Releases & Favor Desserts

Celebrate Valentine's Day with brews and cupcakes. Three very limited and very delicious beers from Firestone Walker Brewing Co will be tapped and paired with some sweet treats. 

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Valentine's with Firestone Walker Rare Releases & Favor Desserts
Purchase of Beer   .  The Glass Jug Beer Lab   .  Durham
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Champagne & Chicharrón at Arcana
Photo by @mamisandthepapis

Champagne & Chicharrón

Mamis & Papis is a collective of womxn, femmes, and tender-hearted folx who want to share with you the music of their hearts. Listen to their music while sipping on champagne and dining on chicharrón.

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Champagne & Chicharrón
$5   .  Arcana   .  Durham
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Zumba Meets Trap Yoga at The Vault
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Zumba Meets Trap Yoga

A night that is sure to be packed with energy! Join in for a night of moving and interacting with individuals who love living a healthy life.

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Zumba Meets Trap Yoga
$8+   .  The Vault   .  Durham
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Valentine's Day Double Feature at Ponysaurus Brewing Company
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Valentine's Day Double Feature

Head to Ponysaurus Brewing for a night out on the patio for two amazing romcoms. There will be hot mulled wine, 2 pack of s'mores, Soomsoom Pita Pickets and tons of beer.

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Valentine's Day Double Feature
Free   .  Ponysaurus Brewing Company   .  Durham
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It's Complicated Exhibit at The Carrack Modern Art
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It's Complicated Exhibit

We've all got stories to tell. The Carrack is inviting the community to express the ways in which love shows up, together, like family.

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It's Complicated Exhibit
Free   .  The Carrack Modern Art   .  Durham
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BYOB to Goat Yoga and Goat Cheese Tasting at Hux Family Farm
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BYOB to Goat Yoga and Goat Cheese Tasting

All things goats and goat cheese related will be celebrated. Bring your favorite booze and enjoy a day filled with relaxing goat yoga, and delicious goat cheese.

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BYOB to Goat Yoga and Goat Cheese Tasting
$35   .  Hux Family Farm   .  Durham
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Hayti Heritage Film Festival 2019 at Hayti Heritage Center
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Hayti Heritage Film Festival 2019

This film festival is designed to keep Southern Black film alive. New and veteran artists screen their films for a crowd of film enthusiasts while vendors dish out great food, drinks, and crafts.

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Hayti Heritage Film Festival 2019
Free - $50   .  Hayti Heritage Center   .  Durham
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Infusing Beers With Deep River at Beer Study
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Infusing Beers With Deep River

It's your turn to make your own beer! Deep River Brewing Company's beer and some French presses will be set up at Beer Study so you can infuse your own fancy beer.

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Infusing Beers With Deep River
Purchase of Beer   .  Beer Study   .  Durham
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Pretty in Pink & Valley Girl: Valentine’s Retro Films at The Carolina Theatre
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Pretty in Pink & Valley Girl: Valentine’s Retro Films

An epic Valentine's Day double feature. Sit back, relax and enjoy Pretty in Pink AND Valley Girl while they are shown on the big screen.

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Pretty in Pink & Valley Girl: Valentine’s Retro Films
$10   .  The Carolina Theatre   .  Durham
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The Monti: 11th Annual Hippo Awards at The Carolina Theatre
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The Monti: 11th Annual Hippo Awards

Celebrate the best stories told in the previous year, and listen to never-before-heard personal stories from people in the community. Awards will be handed out for comedy, drama, and overall.

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The Monti: 11th Annual Hippo Awards
$24   .  The Carolina Theatre   .  Durham
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Ponysaurus' 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off at Ponysaurus Brewing Company
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Ponysaurus' 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off

Engage in a culinary competition and join Ponysaurus for a winter chili cook-off while local celebrity chefs judge your concoctions.

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Ponysaurus' 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off
Free   .  Ponysaurus Brewing Company   .  Durham
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The Talk at Durham Fruit Company
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The Talk

The Talk is a virtuosic one-person show about the difficult conversation a father must have with his son in a divided America.

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The Talk
$15+   .  Durham Fruit Company   .  Durham
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Minding the Gap: Full Frame Road Show Winter Series at The Carolina Theatre
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Minding the Gap: Full Frame Road Show Winter Series

Minding the Gap is a fearless, introspective saga of the journey from youth to adulthood. Watch as Zack, Keire, and Liu grow throughout the film and face some demons they need to face.

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Minding the Gap: Full Frame Road Show Winter Series
Free   .  The Carolina Theatre   .  Durham
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Ally J Third Friday Valentine's at Arcana at Arcana
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Ally J Third Friday Valentine's at Arcana

Ally J is back at Arcana for a night of soulful music. Bring your hunny and celebrate Valentine's Day with some funky, jazzy sound.

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Ally J Third Friday Valentine's at Arcana
Free   .  Arcana   .  Durham
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Valentine's Dinner at Nasher Cafe at Nasher Cafe
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Valentine's Dinner at Nasher Cafe

Celebrate Valentine's Day with your friends, BFF, or sweetheart. The Nasher Museum Cafe will have a special evening filled with art music, and delectable bites.

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Valentine's Dinner at Nasher Cafe
Purchase of Food   .  Nasher Cafe   .  Durham
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Art in the Taproom at Durty Bull Brewing Company
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Art in the Taproom

Check out Grant Lyke Photography in the Durty Bull Taproom. He was the first taproom feature last summer and is returning again for a second installment.

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Art in the Taproom
Free   .  Durty Bull Brewing Company   .  Durham
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Valentines’ Candlelight Yoga at Durham Fruit Company
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Valentines’ Candlelight Yoga

Enjoy an evening of candlelight yoga with your partner. There will be crystal bowls and relaxation during this epic yoga flow.

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Valentines’ Candlelight Yoga
$25   .  Durham Fruit Company   .  Durham
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Young Gifted and Broke : MAPS at 220 W Geer St
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Young Gifted and Broke : MAPS

MAPS is an art exhibition exploring journeys to self, using clues left for us by our ancestors and the natural world. There will be five local artists, and interactive installation, and more.

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Young Gifted and Broke : MAPS
Free   .  220 W Geer St   .  Durham
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Multi-Sensory Highlights Tour at Nasher Museum of Art
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Multi-Sensory Highlights Tour

Celebrate Valentine's Day with Mexican chocolate and the sights, sounds, and scents of ancient America. Join in this interactive and immersive tour of the Art of the Americas Gallery.

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Multi-Sensory Highlights Tour
Free   .  Nasher Museum of Art   .  Durham
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3rd Friday in the Cameron Gallery at The Scrap Exchange
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3rd Friday in the Cameron Gallery

Admire pieces of found art, readymades, and miscellanea sourced from the Scrap Exchange and collections of Scrap staff and friends. There will be tons of marvelous, mysterious paintings and more.

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3rd Friday in the Cameron Gallery
Free   .  The Scrap Exchange   .  Durham
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Champagne & Dessert Tasting at Unscripted Durham
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Champagne & Dessert Tasting

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a selection of Monët Hennessy's bubbly. Chef Oscar Gnapi has expertly paired the bubbles with some tasty sweet treats.

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Champagne & Dessert Tasting
$49   .  Unscripted Durham   .  Durham
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Love at First Spice at Fullsteam Brewery
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Love at First Spice

Turn up the heat this Valentine's Day and try some extra spicy hot sauces. Then watch as six men and women are interviewed for a dating show - both the questions and wings get hotter with each round.

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Love at First Spice
Free   .  Fullsteam Brewery   .  Durham
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Goth Prom: Dark Alternative Dance Party at Arcana
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Goth Prom: Dark Alternative Dance Party

20th Century Boy will be spinning favorites from the classic goth, dark dance, and industrial genres while you sip on craft cocktails, and get your cards read. Dress code is black, red and more black.

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Goth Prom: Dark Alternative Dance Party
$5   .  Arcana   .  Durham
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Valentine’s Eve Flight Night at The Parlour
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Valentine’s Eve Flight Night

The Parlour has come up with some delicious ice cream flavors inspired by the Victorian language of love - flowers. The best part is that you can try them all when you get the ice cream flight!

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Valentine’s Eve Flight Night
Purchase of Ice Cream   .  The Parlour   .  Durham
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The Weekender: All Your Last-Minute Valentine's Plans
The Weekender: All Your Last-Minute Valentine's Plans