Hops & Blues Festival AUGUST 29
Spend your Saturday at The Glass Jug Beer Lab’s second annual event featuring blues musicians – including Tad Walters and the Thomas Rhyant Jr. trio, presented by the Music Maker Relief Foundation – and unlimited samples of local IPAs from hopforward beer makers.
Pints for Paws Craft Beverage Festival Bring your crowd-friendly dogs to Durham Central Park to enjoy live music from Tommy Thunderfoot and the Accelerators, food trucks and local beverages at this third annual event. Enjoy a wide selection of unique beers, ciders, spirits and nonalcoholic beverages. All proceeds benefit the Animal Protection Society of Durham to care for animals in need.
(clockwise from top left) Hops & Blues Festival photo by Richard Mitchell; Running of the Bulls photo by Beth Mann; Bull City Rumble photo by Stephen Sellars; Woman in Interior by David C. Driskell, photo courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University; Triangle VegFest photo by Tammie Malarich; Pints for Paws photo by Mike Gourmand
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Hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Durham, the 5K run and 6- or 12-mile bike ride raises money to help families in need of affordable housing. Ride or run during the first two weeks of August to participate in the virtual event. Any course will work – just use the app provided by race organizers or upload your results to the race page. You can also sign up for the socially distanced, single-file 5K time trial on Aug. 16. Follow event updates at bullmoon.org.
EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; CHECK WITH ORGANIZERS PRIOR TO ATTENDING
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Bull Moon Ride and Run
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Triangle VegFest AU G U ST 1 5 - 1 6
This annual event brings renowned authors, celebrities and vegan advocates to educate the community on plant-based diets and provide a marketplace for more than 70 vegan-friendly vendors. Head to the Durham Arts Council’s PSI Theatre on Aug. 15 to hear from event speakers. On the following day, peruse vendors’ goods, and enjoy live music and tasty bites at the Durham Armory. The first 200 attendees receive a free tote bag filled with samples and coupons.
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