Things To Do In Durham


Two-Hour Glass-Fusing Class for One or Two at Glass Class in Durham (Up to 46% Off)

Glass Class

Durham

Students transform glass into candy dish, condiment dishes, or channel dish under guidance of instructor with more than 25 years’ experience

$70 $39

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Wedding-Dance Lesson or Two Private Lessons and One Group Lesson at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 55% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

Experienced instructors teach individuals or couples ballroom, Latin, swing, and wedding dances during private and group lessons

$40 $19

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One or Two Fun Wrist Bands with Access to Roller Skating, Mini Golf, and More at Wheels Fun Park (Up to 69% Off)

Wheels Fun Park

Wheels Fun Park

Large fun park entertains families with roller rink, batting cages, mini golf, play gym with slides, ball pits, zip lines, and more

$21 $7

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60-Minute Home-Beer-Brewing Class with Souvenir Pint Glasses for One or Two at Bull City Homebrew (Up to 60% Off)

Bull City Homebrew

Durham

Expert-led classes guide novice brewers through the basics of beer crafting, from selecting recipes to bottling their product

$25 $12

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One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp for One or Two at Burn Boot Camp (Up to 88% Off)

Burn Bootcamp

Burn Boot Camp- Durham

Boot camp classes conceived by former minor-league pitcher help burn fat and build strength and endurance

$227 $35

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Ready Set Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Ready Set Fitness

Ready Set Fitness

Exercisers blast fat and sculpt muscle during group fitness classes such as Zumba

$100 $37

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Two or Four Tickets to a NCCU Eagles Basketball Doubleheader at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium (Up to 42% Off)

North Carolina Central University Men's and Women's Doubleheader Basketball

McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium

Each on a bit of a hot streak, the Eagles men’s and women’s basketball teams face MEAC rivals as they chase berths in the March tournaments

$33 $19

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Kidz Bop at Carolina Theatre on June 14 at 5 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. (Up to 64% Off)

Kidz Bop

Carolina Theatre

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Stars of the longstanding series put on a live show that might feature covers of songs by Pharrell Williams, One Direction, and Katy Perry

$25 $9

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$49 for a Seven-Week Youth Football Camp from Youth Football Skills Training ($105 Value)

Youth Football Skills Training

Durham

Experienced coaches teach kids 6–15 fundamental football skills in order to help them become better athletes and well-rounded individuals

$105 $49

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$50 for a Duke Women's Basketball Game Package for Four at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 2 or March 1 ($83 Value)

Duke University Women's Basketball

Cameron Indoor Stadium

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The Blue Devils face two nationally ranked ACC foes—Louisville and North Carolina—during home showdowns at Cameron Indoor Stadium

$83 $50

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$12 for Ice Skating for Two at The Ice Factory at The Cage ($20 Value)

The Ice Factory at The Cage

Downtown

Visitors glide across a 40’x100’ covered outdoor ice rink that’s sponsored by the Carolina Hurricanes

$20 $12

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$20 for All-Day Paintball with Equipment Rental, Ammo, and Air Refills at Xtreme Kombat ($55 Value)

Xtreme Kombat

Ashley Forest

Brightly colored rounds zoom across themed competition fields during daylong paintball outings, which include full equipment rental

$55 $20

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Tour a Letterpress Studio and Print a Custom Design

Antique Letterpress Printing Class

Brian Allen Studio

Letterpress printer Brian Allen leads a tour of his personal studio, and guides you as you create original designs with old wood type

$60

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Three Personal Training Sessions with Diet and Weight-Loss Consultation from Executive Fitness (70% Off)

Bodybycheeko

Durham

From the merchant: Certified Personal Trainer specializing in Bodyweight Fitness Training, Weight Loss Programs and Nutrition Coaching.

$150 $45

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5 or 10 One-Hour Zumba Classes at Durham Athletic Club-Renee Young (Up to 60% Off)

Durham Athletic Club-Renee Young

Durham Athletic Club

Zumba classes make exercise more exciting by combining upbeat music with fun dance moves and cardio

$25 $12

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Golf Evaluation and One or Two Golf-Fitness Training Sessions at Par4Success (Up to 55% Off)

Par4Success

Hillandale Golf Course

Golf medical professional, physical therapist, and strength and conditioning specialist works with golfers to help them reach top form

$200 $99

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Ten or Twenty CrossFit Bootcamp Classes at CrossFit Durham (Up to 75% Off)

CrossFit Durham

Durham

Coaches guide exercise routines that combine weightlifting, gymnastics, and track-and-field techniques to build strength and versatility

$200 $59

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4, 8, or 12 Martial-Arts, Self-Defense, or Kids' Karate Classes at United States Tae Kwon Do Institute (Up to 67% Off)

United States Tae Kwon Do Institute

Durham

Fitness classes for the whole family include martial arts, self-defense, and kids' karate

$80 $29

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$18 for One Hour of RC-Car Racing for Two at Ho-B RC Park (Up to $50 Value)

Ho-B RC Park

Ho-B RC Park

Rental racers thread their RC cars through challenging courses during one-hour sessions

$50 $18

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According to legend, Duke's longtime athletic director and basketball coach Eddie Cameron sat down with football coach Wallace Wade in 1935 to drum up plans for a new indoor stadium. Throughout the meeting, the two doodled plans for the arena on the back of—what else?—a matchbook. If true, the apocryphal tale makes a fitting story for Duke, considering the university itself was founded partly on a fortune from North Carolina's prized tobacco industry. Little could the men know at the time, but that brainchild, Cameron Indoor Stadium, would become a symbol of Duke's success over the years, in both basketball and athletics in general. Combined, the men's and women's hoops teams have collected more than 1,200 wins in front of home crowds, whose notoriously raucous cheers make it nearly impossible for visiting athletes to write their term papers on the sidelines. Steps away, Wallace Wade Stadium has stood tall since 1929, becoming the only venue outside of Pasadena, California, to host college football's iconic Rose Bowl game, back in 1942.
110 Basset Hall Drive
Durham,
NC
US
Opened as a roller-skating center in 1977, Wheels Fun Park broadened its ambitions in 1992 when it bloomed into a full-fledged family fun center. After its metamorphosis, the park incorporated attractions that include an 18-hole mini-golf course, five batting cages, and a quarter-mile go-kart track. Nothing overshadows its roots though, and today's 25,000-square-foot roller rink commands a 14-speaker sound system and a dazzling light show that twinkles in skaters' sparkling eyes along with the glow of two disco balls. A 6,500-square-foot play gym allows tots to act out the story of the Minotaur of Crete in a labyrinthine system of climbing tubes. An onsite skate park treats boarders to a slew of supervised rails and spines as well as a mini halfpipe. During holidays and when school is not in session, day camps keep kids well fed and well educated in subjects such as the geometry of mini golf.
715 N Hoover Rd
Durham,
NC
US
Wine and Canvas The artists at Wine and Canvas awaken their students’ inner Rembrandts and van Goghs with classes that pair a featured painting with specialty cocktails and wines. The mobile studio’s monthly calendar includes themed classes in which instructors expound on the nuances of painting Parisian street lamps, Japanese flowers, or Venetian cityscapes. The master painters—many of them local artists—provide step-by-step instructions, and students mimic each stroke and periodically dip their brushes into glasses filled with crimson cabernet. Each of the studio’s various drink-friendly venues boasts a specialty libation selected to incite creativity or conversations with fellow painters. When the artistic frenzy concludes, students return home with a finished masterpiece large enough to conceal any wall safe or mirror portal.
1821 Hillandale Road
Durham,
NC
US
Tease Fitness Boutique isn’t a gym, and it isn't quite a dance studio. It’s a nonjudgmental fitness studio where women of all shapes and sizes can shimmy, slide, and kick calories—along with the monotony of standard workouts—to the curb. With a schedule filled with burlesque, flirty pole-fitness, boot-camp, and cardio classes, Vertical Tease tempts gals to enjoy their exercise routines, as the staff know that sticking to a workout, like playing catch with a baby black bear, can become difficult after a few months. Classes rotate every six weeks and are always kept small so that instructors can lavish each participant with personal attention.
3326 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard
Durham,
NC
US
From its home in North Carolina, the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle takes listeners on a sonic journey around the world. The company's seasons mix beloved classics with rarely performed works and contemporary pieces, transporting audiences to Tchaikovsky's wildly wooded Russia or Verdi's baritone-filled Italy. And the orchestra's artistic director, Lorenzo Muti, is fittingly international himself—born in Spoleto, Italy, he has studied at Juilliard and conducted acclaimed ensembles such as the London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, and the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra.
309 West Morgan Street
Durham,
NC
US
Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University not only houses precious works of art that span centuries; it is a work of art itself. Composed of five separate, rectangular volumes, the Nasher Museum compartmentalizes its 65,000 square feet of space elegantly and efficiently. Two pavilions host rotating exhibits and another pavilion contains the permanent collection. In addition, an auditorium seats 173 people and features lectures and film screenings, whereas the final pavilion houses two classrooms, in addition to the museum's store and café, where members receive discounts.
2001 Campus Dr.
Durham,
NC
US
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