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5 Events Not to Miss in April

From open streets to egg hunts, here's a few events that we're loving this April.

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Chef Kevin Callaghan
Acme chef Kevin Callaghan has traveled the country with his Salt & Smoke Festival, celebrating the taste of the South. And, this month, our food festival – TASTE 2017 – teams up to bring Kevin’s culinary and cultural know-how to Durham.

2017 Community Egg Hunt

APRIL 8, 10AM-1PM
Grab your baskets for this extrav-egg-ganza, boasting crafts, games, food, prizes and inflatables galore. Presented by Southern Village, the event features more than 12,000 eggs for three age groups, ranging from 2 to 10, hiding in Southern Community Park. Free.

 

Carrboro Open Streets

APRIL 9, NOON-4PM
Experience Carrboro’s streets in a new way – car-free and closed down for biking, dancing, walking, yoga and more – all to encourage community building. Free.

 

Spring for Literacy Luncheon

APRIL 20, 11AM-2PM
Chatham Literacy presents their 7th annual event featuring author Lee Smith as keynote speaker at Governors Club. Proceeds will go to support instruction for adult learners. Tickets: $100.

 

2017 UNC Science Expo

APRIL 22, 11AM-4PM
With over 100 exhibits featuring hands-on experiments, demonstrations, lab tours and stage entertainment like wave pools, 3D printing, Google Glass and more, the North Carolina Science Festival’s signature event is sure to engage your little ones. Free.

 

Salt & Smoke

APRIL 23, 4-7PM
Enjoy fare from Acme at The Rickhouse in Durham, overlooking the Durham Athletic Park. Chef Kevin Callaghan will be smoking barbecue and oysters and you’re free to kick back to the bluegrass stylings of Big Fat Gap, beer in hand, at this Sunday afternoon affair. Tickets: $65.

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