‘Wicked’ S EP T. 30- OCT. 25 Durham Performing Arts Center
welcomes the Broadway favorite back for the first time in five years. Named “the defining musical of the decade” by The New York Times and based on a novel written by Gregory Maguire, the Tony Award-winning show tells the story of what happened in the Land of Oz before Dorothy’s arrival and details the unlikely friendship formed between Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West.
Taste of Soul NC Variety Edition S EP T. 12 Jay’s Italian Ice presents the ultimate cookout experience in Durham Central Park. A variety of local food trucks will
serve seafood, barbecue chicken, ribs, burgers and more. There will also be live music and activities for the whole family.
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WellFest O C T. 3- 4
Push the reset button this fall during a virtual weekend that focuses on mental and physical wellness. Produced by Chapel Hill Magazine, Chatham Magazine and Durham Magazine, this event features an interactive cooking class for two with Kevin Callaghan, chef and owner of Acme, on Oct. 3 and 30-plus free livestreamed classes taught by local experts on Oct. 4.
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Festival of Nations O C T. 1 7-1 8
Presented by Sister Cities of Durham, this third annual festival brings together representatives from more than 15 countries for a virtual celebration of culture and diversity. The organization works to build international relationships and promote mutual understanding and cooperation with the goal of encouraging world peace. The event includes international art, music, dance, games and more through recorded and live presentations as well as interactive programs.
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