Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Event Round Up for July

Durham is full of diversity - diverse people, diverse ideas, diverse food, and diverse events. Just check out this partial list of events for the coming month; there's sure to be something for everyone.

Don't miss the 2010 Festival for the Eno July 3, 4, and 5, which will deliver non-stop performances by more than 100 performers on four stages, hands-on exhibits, demonstrations, and workshops celebrating regional nature, culture and history, and a juried crafts show of 100 of the Southeast's most talented artists. Tickets can be purchased online in advance of the festival for $13 or at the festival for $15 per day. A 3-day pass is available for $30.

Also stop in to see professional athletes, collegiate players, and local high school all-stars under one roof and on one court at the Greater NC Pro-Am, running from July 1 through August 8 at the McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium on the campus of North Carolina Central University. In its third year, the Great NC Pro-Am takes the game of basketball to a whole new level with rare opportunities to watch and seek autographs from Carolina, Duke, and N.C. State players as well as professional NBA players such as John Wall and Kevin Durant. Admission is free.

There are also many more opportunities to see the American Dance Festival shows through July 24. Still on tap for July performances: Pilobolus, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Martha Clarke, Rosie Herrera and more. For a full schedule and to purchase tickets go to ADF at DPAC or ADF at Duke.

Other July events include:
Bull Moon Ride – July 10, at 8pm. Ride through Downtown Durham, past Duke Chapel at twilight and on the American Tobacco Trail while supporting Habitat of Durham. Interested participants can register online or the day of the race.

National Night Out Kickoff – July 24, from 10am-12pm. Come out for activities for kids, police motorcycles, K-9 unites, entertainment and refreshments.

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