Durham County Library and Durham Library Foundation are hosting the Second Annual Library Fest from April 18 – 23, 2022. Library Fest is a celebration of public libraries, and this year the theme is all about food. Library Fest will be comprised of virtual and in-person programs for all ages. The public can look forward […]

Can you carry mac and cheese on a plane? How about collard greens? Yams? The TSA has weighed in and this is what we know: Thanksgiving foods that can be carried through a TSA checkpoint Baked goods. Homemade or store-bought pies, cakes, cookies, brownies and other sweet treats Meats. Turkey, chicken, ham, steak. Frozen, cooked […]

Phoenix Fest, Durham NC’s funkiest street music festival returns Saturday, October 2, 2021 for its 20th year. Phoenix Fest celebrates the cultural legacy of Durham NC’s historic Hayti community and delivers a fun-filled day of family-friendly entertainment for thousands on historic Fayetteville Street. Fayetteville Street will be transformed into a bustling bazaar with eye-teasing vendor […]

In response to the urgent staffing needs of our food & beverage businesses, Discover Durham has partnered with a variety of community organizations to offer a job fair like no other! More Details Here More than 30 participating employers offering positions with starting wages of $13+, most are offering positions at $15+ per hour! Full-time […]

Starting today, North Carolina Food and Nutrition Services participants will be able to purchase groceries online using their Electronic Benefit Transfer cards at an additional authorized online EBT retailer, Carlie C’s. This flexibility will allow participants to buy food while also promoting social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and helping families with transportation and mobility barriers. “We […]

The N.C. State Fair is bringing back another chance to get your fair food fix! Enter at Gate 9 & walk up toward Dorton Arena to check out our 22 local vendors now through October 25th from 10a.m.-8:30p.m. Social distancing and face coverings required. Grab your favs and head home to enjoy your tasty treats! […]

Missing food from the NC State Fair? Get some this weekend! What better way to celebrate Labor Day weekend than with a trip to the Drive-Thru State Fair Food Days to pick up some tasty treats?!  Friday – Monday, Sept. 4-7 Noon – 8 p.m. Cash Only. Please stay in your car, and a server […]

DRIVE-THRU FAIR FOOD DAYS ARE BACK!! Saturday, August 29: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, August 30: 12 -8 p.m. MENU: Cotton Candy – $5 Roasted Corn – $5 Hand Dipped Corn Dog – $5 Hand Cut French Fries – $5 Funnel Cake – $5 Deep Fried Oreos – $5 Deep Fried Snickers – $5 […]

The COVID-19 crisis has worsened food access to people already struggling to be fed and added new people to the population in need. Durham County Government and community partners have an opportunity to work together to improve food security for Durham residents. This is a community-based team representing organizations in Durham County that is focused […]

What do we do when the government and the vast majority of companies fail to provide the basic necessities? Organize, Organize, ORGANIZE! Together with the NC Poor People’s Campaign : A National Call For Moral Revival and Carolina Jews for Justice, we are distributing over *500 food boxes* to individuals and families in need this […]

Shout out to all the turkey leg lovers!! Look what’s been added to the menu for this weekend! DRIVE-THRU FAIR FOOD DAYS July 3-5, 2020 (Friday-Sunday) Hours: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. daily CASH ONLY NOW, ON TO THE MENU… Turkey Legs: $13 Hand Cut French Fries: $5 Roasted Corn: $5 Corn Dogs: $5 Funnel […]

Today, the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) released improved online applications for Medicaid and Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) that will help both North Carolina families and county Departments of Social Services (DSS) during the COVID-19 pandemic. These new applications will reduce administrative burden for county DSS and help applicants maintain social […]