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Sep 26

Music on The Plaza

Start:
September 26, 2014 6:00 pm
End:
October 24, 2014 9:00 pm

Music on The Plaza – Friday evenings including Blues, Jazz, Beach music food and fun!

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Schedule of events


Friday, September 26: Charlley Ward and Jimi King Trio featuring John Dee Holeman

Blues guitarist Charlley Ward is former founder of the Piedmont Playboys with Mel Melton and disciple of Durham’s king of the blues. Jimi King performs danceable swinging Texas-style blues, interweaving the sounds and styles of many of the great blues giants.  All this plus Durham acoustic blues legend John Dee Holeman, recipient of the NEA’s National Heritage Fellowship, appears on stage at one time!

Food available on the plaza from Bang Bang Banh MiRandy’s Pizza or inside our Food Gallery

Beer and wine available on the plaza from Bull City Burger & Brewery


Friday, October 3: Al Strong with The Art of Cool Project and ZoocrüAOCP_logo_WEB

Trumpeter, arranger, and composer Strong and his quintet perform jazz with mixtures of rock, R&B, and world music.  Strong has recorded with Aretha Franklin, Clay Aiken, The Beast, Old Ceremony, comedian SinBad and is a founder of jazz advocacy organization,The Art of Cool Project.

Food available on The Plaza from Chick-n-que, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen or inside our Food Gallery

Beer and wine available on The Plaza from Bull City Burger & Brewery


Friday, October 10: Sons of The Beach-Beach music party!5 nights

Come shag to the music heard and danced to on every beach in the Southeast! Home-grown Carolina musicians led by Delaney McQuaid, who has performed with Platters and The Temptations, mix it up to get you moving and put a smile on!

Food available on The Plaza from Randy’s Pizza or inside our Food Gallery

Beer and wine available on The Plaza from Bull City Burger & Brewery


Friday, October 17: Brett Chambers with the Usual Suspects

Indy Award-winner Best of Open Mic, Chambers and his long-time all-star band puts out hard-driving, danceable blues, R&B and crossover musical genres.

Food available on The Plaza from Deli-icious, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen or inside our Food Gallery

Beer and wine available on The Plaza from Bull City Burger & Brewery


Friday, October 24th: Durham Symphony Orchestra, Halloween Spooktacular Concert for Families

Photo Michael Zirkle North Carolina Symphony5Wear your Halloween costumes to enter our Best Costume contest and enjoy great ghostly Halloween-inspired music performed by the 65+ piece Durham Symphony Orchestra featuring Maestro William Henry Curry. The Durham Symphony Orchestra opening performance of their 2014-2015 season promises family fun extending all evening with special guest performances by the extraordinary Paperhand Puppet Intervention, hands-on instrument fun with High Strung Petting Zoo and Durham’s Faith Baptist Church Children’s Choir.

Food available on The Plaza from CJ’s Street Food, Iced Cupcakes, Randy’s Pizza or inside our Food Gallery

Beer and wine available on The Plaza from Bull City Burger & Brewery


 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

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Oct 20

KIDS CLAY!

Start:
October 20, 2014 4:30 pm
End:
November 24, 2014 6:00 pm

Mondays at Durham Arts Council Clay Studio for ages 7-12

Students will learn how to build various toys, household items,
gifts, and objects of pure fantasy. Creativity and fun combine
to create an imaginative introduction to clay. No two sessions
alike. This class will take place at the DAC Clay Studio located
at Northgate Mall.

Mondays, 4:30 PM– 6:00 PM

October 20 – November 24, (6 weeks)

Sara McCreary, Instructor
$106 or payments of $53

Oct 24

Durham Symphony Orchestra

Start:
October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End:
October 24, 2014 9:00 pm

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Northgate welcomes

 Durham Symphony Orchestra 

Join us for the Durham Symphony Orchestra’s 2014-2015 season opening concert.

Bring a lawn chair and blanket and enjoy this free family friendly concert with costumes encouraged. 

Featuring a stunning visual performance by Paperhand Puppet Intervention 

Photo credit: Paperhand Puppet Intervention

Photo credit: Paperhand Puppet Intervention

Paperhand Puppet Intervention will perform during several of the Durham Symphony Orchestra’s numbers. Costumes are encouraged at this Halloween Spooktacular event and children are encouraged to enter into the Costume Parade and Contest with prizes offered for different age groups.

The evening opens with a performance by the Faith Baptist Church Children’s Choir prior to the Durham Symphony Orchestra and Paperhand Puppet Intervention show.

Throughout the evening children can experiment with hands on exhibits by High Strung Petting Zoo

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CJ’s Street Food, Randy’s Pizza and Iced Cupcakes will be serving food on The Plaza. The NG Food Gallery invites you to enjoy your favorite option from inside the mall.  Bull City Burger and Brewery will be serving beer and wine on the plaza.

No coolers please. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Oct 25

Durham Music Teachers Association Playathon

Start:
October 25, 2014 10:30 am
End:
October 25, 2014 5:00 pm

Playathon to support DMTA students!

Macy’s Court

Performances every half hour 10:30am-5:00pm

Students of several ages or levels studying any instrument will be playing different musical styles as they enjoy sharing their skills. The goals of the Playathons are to increase awareness of the Durham Music Teacher Association, give students an informal performance opportunity and raise funds for their scholarship program.

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Nov 3

DAC Parent/Child Clay Workshops-Create Your Own Ornament!

Start:
November 3, 2014 10:00 am
End:
November 4, 2014 5:30 pm

Create Your Own Ornament!

Create an ornament for your tree or to give as a gift!

Monday, November 3, 10:00 – 11:30 AM 

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$15 per child

Tuesday, November 4, 4:00 – 5:30 PM

$15 per child

Visit durhamarts.org to register

Parent/Child Clay Workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. These classes take place at the DAC Clay Studio located at Northgate Mall.

Nov 7

Veterans Day Flag Display

Start:
November 7, 2014 8:00 am
End:
November 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Northgate honors Veterans on Veterans Day.

Thank you for your service. 

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Flags hung by Marine Corp League

 

Nov 21

Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting

Start:
November 21, 2014 6:00 pm
End:
November 21, 2014 8:00 pm

Santa Arrival and concert on The Plaza!

We are welcoming Santa with lots of fun for the family! Don’t miss out on this Northgate Tradition!

E-Train Manning & the Rusted Rails return to Northgate

welcoming Santa with holiday themed live music

Live music
Train rides
Popcorn
Faith Baptist Church Children’s Choir 
Santa 
Tree Lighting
and more!

Nov 22

Kim’s White Tiger Taekwondo Demonstration

Start:
November 22, 2014 1:00 pm
End:
November 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Watch students from Kim’s White Tiger Taekwondo break boards and do their poomsay in Macy’s court beginning at 1pm.

Dec 1

DAC Parent/Child Clay Workshops-Trinket Boxes

Start:
December 1, 2014 10:00 am
End:
December 2, 2014 5:30 pm

Trinket Boxes!

Use slab/coils to make a ceramic box to hold your treasures.

Monday, December 1, 10:00 – 11:30 AM 

Finished work

Finished work

$15 per child

Tuesday, December 2, 4:00 – 5:30 PM

$15 per child

Visit durhamarts.org to register

Parent/Child Clay Workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. These classes take place at the DAC Clay Studio located at Northgate Mall.

May 1

Blues on The Plaza

Start:
May 1, 2015 8:00 am
End:
May 30, 2015 9:00 pm

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Blues on The Plaza returns in May 2015!

Stay tuned for the full line-up of bands.