All The Best Things to Do in Durham in March
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All The Best Things to Do in Durham in March

Wednesday, Feb 27 2019

March Madness, St. Patrick's Day, the first days of spring—these are just a few reasons to get excited for March 2019, but there's so much more happening in Durham! So 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!

(P.S. Did we miss a great event? Email you suggestions to editor@offlinemedia.net!)

Best Events This Month

Beer Study Durham Anniversary Party at Beer Study
Photo by @beersandbralettes

Raise a Pint at Beer Study Durham's Anniversary Tap Takeover

Beer Study-Durham is turning one, and to celebrate they're having a Shelton Brothers tap takeover. Head on over for an anniversary party featuring many, many unique beers.

Sat Mar 03, 12:00p
Beer Study Durham Anniversary Party
Free   .  Beer Study   .  Durham
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New Openings to Check Out

LouElla Wine, Beer & Beverage at LouElla Wine Beer & Beverage
Photo by @louelladurham

LouElla Wine, Beer & Beverage

This premier, locally-owned bottle shop and bar near on Geer Street will focus on family-owned wineries, craft beers and fortified selections.

LouElla Wine, Beer & Beverage
-   .  LouElla Wine Beer & Beverage   .  Durham
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NOW OPEN: True Flavors Diner (Lakewood) at True Flavors Diner (Lakewood)
Photo by @trueflavorsdiner

True Flavors Diner (Lakewood)

True Flavors Diner is opening a second location in the former location of The Lakewood, bringing a strong brunch game to the Lakewood neighborhood. 

NOW OPEN: True Flavors Diner (Lakewood)
-   .  True Flavors Diner (Lakewood)   .  Durham
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Old Faves to Revisit Now

Explore the Magic Wings Butterfly House at Museum of Life and Science
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Explore the Magic Wings Butterfly House

Walk through a rainforest as you're surrounded by 1000 tropical butterflies. You'll experience the beauty of nature in one of the largest butterfly houses in the world.

Explore the Magic Wings Butterfly House
$15+   .  Museum of Life and Science   .  Durham
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Tour Durham's Breweries on a Bus at Bull City Burger and Brewery
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Tour Durham's Breweries on a Bus

A brewery tour bar crawl! Hop on the bus and ride to three Bull City breweries: Bull City Burger and Brewery, Triangle Brewing Co. and Fullsteam. They drive, you drink.

Tour Durham's Breweries on a Bus
$47+   .  Bull City Burger and Brewery   .  Durham
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Past Experiences

Asheville Comes East Beer Festival at Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt
Photo by @hiwirebrewing

Asheville Comes East Beer Festival

Over twenty Western North Carolina breweries who have limited to no distribution to the Triangle are heading to Hi-Wire at Golden Belt. Taste your way through rare, specialty and one-off brews!

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Asheville Comes East Beer Festival
$10   .  Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt   .  Durham
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Bingo in the Garden at Eastcut Sandwich Shop
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Bingo in the Garden

Join in for Bingo in the Garden! It is free to play and there will be fun edible prizes. Of course, the Garden bar will also be open so you can grab yourself some boozy drinks.

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Bingo in the Garden
Free   .  Eastcut Sandwich Shop   .  Durham
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Bull City Food & Beer Experience at Durham Performing Arts Center
Photo by @bullcityfoodandbeerexperience

Bull City Food & Beer Experience

The Bull City Food & Beer Experience returns to DPAC for an afternoon of chowing down on unlimited samplings of local food and beer from 30 restaurants and 30 breweries. Let the food coma begin.

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Bull City Food & Beer Experience
$80/$130   .  Durham Performing Arts Center   .  Durham
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Beer, Beads, & Beignets at Durty Bull Brewing Company
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Beer, Beads, & Beignets

NOLA has made its way to Durty Bull's taproom. Dig into decedent King Cake themed beignets, and sip on tasty brews while getting jazzy on the dance floor.

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Beer, Beads, & Beignets
Free   .  Durty Bull Brewing Company   .  Durham
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Banff Mountain Film Festival at The Carolina Theatre
Photo by @banffturkey

Fuel Your Passion for Adventure at the Banff Mountain Film Festival

Calling all adventure buffs, nature lovers and adrenaline seekers! The Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour is coming to Durham to take you to some of the most magnificent mountains on Earth.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival
$15.50   .  The Carolina Theatre   .  Durham
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Art in Bloom 2019 at NCMA at North Carolina Museum of Art
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Art in Bloom 2019 at NCMA

Add a little color to your day and visit NCMA's annual Art in Bloom exhibit, where thousands of gorgeous flowers will be arranged to mimic the museum's masterworks collection for four days only.

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Art in Bloom 2019 at NCMA
$18   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Durham Bulls Free Fan Fest at Durham Bulls Athletic Park
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Durham Bulls Free Fan Fest

Join the Durham Bulls for their 2019 annual Fan Fest, where you'll frolic on the field, snag tickets, meet Wool E. Bull, get arena and brewery tours, pose for photo ops with the players and more!

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Durham Bulls Free Fan Fest
Free   .  Durham Bulls Athletic Park   .  Durham
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Questival Raleigh/Durham 2019 at Rock Quarry Park
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Questival Raleigh/Durham 2019

Join hundreds of others in 24 hours of exhilarating fun in Durham, checking a bunch of amazing experiences off your bucket list!

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Questival Raleigh/Durham 2019
$35+   .  Rock Quarry Park   .  Durham
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Lobby Call: The Durham Book Social at The Durham Hotel
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Lobby Call: The Durham Book Social

Think of it as an ice cream social recast for grownups who like books and wine. Swing by and swap books, drink wine, share cooking tips, and celebrate your love of food.

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Lobby Call: The Durham Book Social
Free   .  The Durham Hotel   .  Durham
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Coronato Pizza Pop-Up with TOPO Distillery to Benefit TABLE at TOPO Organic Spirits at Top of the Hill Distillery, TOPO Distillery
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Coronato Pizza Pop-Up with TOPO Distillery to Benefit TABLE

Be one of the first to try slices from Chef Teddy Diggs' upcoming Roman-inspired pizzeria in Carrboro, Coronato. You'll get a classic pizza and drink, while benefitting an important local charity. 

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Coronato Pizza Pop-Up with TOPO Distillery to Benefit TABLE
$25   .  TOPO Organic Spirits at Top of the Hill Distillery, TOPO Distillery   .  Chapel Hill
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Carnaval of all Rhythms at Rhythms Live Music Hall
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Carnaval of all Rhythms

Experience an authentic Brazilian Carnaval party with live music, dance performances and more. Dance your heart out to samba, frevo, maracatu, and axé all night long.

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Carnaval of all Rhythms
$15   .  Rhythms Live Music Hall   .  Durham
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The 2019 Great Durham Pun Championship at Motorco
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The 2019 Great Durham Pun Championship

It's time to get punny y'all. Enter the Great Pun Championship and show off your stuff, or swing by and listen to all the hilarity that will take place.

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The 2019 Great Durham Pun Championship
$15   .  Motorco   .  Durham
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20th Nevermore Film Festival at The Carolina Theatre
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20th Nevermore Film Festival

Swoop into The Carolina for the 20th Nevermore Film Festival, a juried film fest featuring short flicks and feature films in the genres of horror, sci-fi, mystery and more.

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20th Nevermore Film Festival
$10+   .  The Carolina Theatre   .  Durham
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Empty Bowls 2019 at Durham Convention Center
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Empty Bowls 2019

Support Urban Ministries of Durham with lots and lots of soup. Local chefs will craft delicious meals while artisans will sell their hand-crafted bowls, all to support the fight to end homelessness.

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Empty Bowls 2019
$20+   .  Durham Convention Center   .  Durham
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Super Secret 3 Year Anniversary at Arcana
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Super Secret 3 Year Anniversary

Can you believe Arcana is three? To celebrate there will be a special homage to the homie that inspired it all, DJ/MC Velcro will be flying in from San Juan, Puerto Rico to keep the party rocking.

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Super Secret 3 Year Anniversary
$7   .  Arcana   .  Durham
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St. Patrick's Day at Bull McCabes at Bull McCabe's Irish Pub
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St. Patrick's Day at Bull McCabes

Drink like you're Irish while enjoying traditional Irish food, live music (including bagpipers!), and all the St. Paddy's Day revelry you can imagine. 

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St. Patrick's Day at Bull McCabes
Free   .  Bull McCabe's Irish Pub   .  Durham
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Bull City Anniversary Party at Bull City Ciderworks
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Bull City Anniversary Party

Celebrate the Bull's birthday with a giant block party, complete with food trucks, live music, and super limited-edition cider.

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Bull City Anniversary Party
Free   .  Bull City Ciderworks   .  Durham
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Spring Patchwork Market at Durham Armory
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Spring Patchwork Market

Live local, and support makers from the area! These small batch, one-of-a-kind goods were crafted with care, and available for purchase.

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Spring Patchwork Market
Free   .  Durham Armory   .  Durham
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Fourth Annual Rock Roulette: A Benefit for Girls Rock NC at Motorco
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Fourth Annual Rock Roulette: A Benefit for Girls Rock NC

Rock Roulette is back for another unforgettable and incredibly fun evening at Motorco Music Hall. Bands will play original songs and covers while raising $20,000 to support Girls Rock NC.

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Fourth Annual Rock Roulette: A Benefit for Girls Rock NC
$5   .  Motorco   .  Durham
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The Hunt for the Golden Bulls at Bull City Burger and Brewery
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The Hunt for the Golden Bulls

Every week for the month of March, Bull City Burger & Brewery will release a clue to find a golden bull around the city. Be the first to snag it and you'll win a free meal each week for a year!

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The Hunt for the Golden Bulls
Free   .  Bull City Burger and Brewery   .  Durham
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All The Best Things to Do in Durham in March
All The Best Things to Do in Durham in March