On Saturday, June 8th Duke Homestead is hosting a celebration of Durham’s heritage. Bull Fest will feature a craft show with local artists, visits from Wool E. Bull, and a Food Truck Rodeo. Duke Homestead is a fitting place to celebrate Durham roots as it provides a glimpse back into the early days of city, when the Duke family settled in the area. The celebration will also include costumed interpreters demonstrating the life of the family during this time, including cooking methods, games, and music.
New Belgium Tour de Fat
New Belgium makes a some tasty brews and knows how to have a good time. On June 15th the Tour de Fat comes to Durham, for a celebration of beer and music all of which supports local nonprofits. Come dressed in your most celebratory costumes and join the bike parade and stay for the bands and beer that follow!
Artisan Cheese Fest
If you are a self-proclaimed “fromagaholic” you cannot miss the Artisan Cheese Fest on June 29th at the Cookery. Hosted by the food truck American Meltdown, this free celebration of all things cheese, as well as charcuterie, bread, wine, and local beer, is sure to be a good time. Don’t miss the “Dueling Ricottas” cheese-making demo hosted by cheese-lovers at Toast and Triangle Raw Foods and wine tastings by Wine Authorities.