April 3-6 - Thursday - Sunday
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Over 100 documentary films will be screened at this year's Full Frame Documentary Festival. In addition, there will be panel discussions, Q and A sessions, seminars and, of course, plenty of people-watching to do.
Film screening locations vary. All are located in downtown Durham. Tickets and passes cost between $10-$700 For More information, call (919)687-4100, or e-mail email@example.com
April 5 - Saturday JCRA Arborfest at the Arboretum
Local experts will give talks and demonstrations related to drought-resistant gardening and water conservation.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., free. (919) 513-7005.
April 5-6 - Saturday - Sunday Downtown Durham Art Walk
The Durham Arts Council has organized a self-guided tour of over 150 art galleries, artist's studios and art exhibits located within walking distance of the Council's office (also the starting point for the tour), located at 120 Morris Street in Downtown Durham.
The tour is free, and takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sat., April 5, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 6. For more information, call (919) 560-2787.
April 12, 2008 - Saturday
Independent Weekly Silver Jubilee
Enjoy free food, entertainment , and prize giveaways, courtesy of the Indy.
7:00 .p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Venable Center 302 E. Pettigrew St., Durham.
April 19 - Saturday - Earth Day Discover the variety of Earth Day activities available in Raleigh-Durham.
April 20 - Sunday
Duke Homestead state Historic Site hosts "Revival at the Homestead"
Experience a 19th century outdoor church meeting led by a circuit-riding preacher. Enjoy traditional hymns and an authentic sermon.
2:00 p.m. -- 4:00 p.m. 2828 Duke Homestead Road Durham, NC 27705 Phone: (919) 477-5498
April 26-27 - Saturday - SundayBennett Place Living History Annual Surrender Commemoration.
This Civil War Surrender Reenactment commemorates the Civil War's largest surrender and allows visitors to get a feel for the people and events that helped reunify the United States.
The reenactment and various other living history programs will take place throughout the weekend. A memorial ceremony will be held at Bennett Place's Unity Monument on Sunday, April 27.
Admission is free, although donations will be accepted. The park will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.
4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Bennett Place State Historic Site, (919) 383-4345.