Durham Pottery Tour – Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, noon-5pm – The 10th annual celebration of our local pottery scene and its craftspeople invites the public inside the spaces where these artists work. Expect to learn the various techniques and ideas behind the functional and decorative wares – from vases to sculptures to teapots and more – of potters including Cynthia Aldrich, Gaines Bailey and Larry Drowning, among others. Stop by Claymakers and the Durham Arts Council’s Clay Studio to see the work of their students.
Thrift-A-Bull Market – Saturday, 11am-5pm – Kotuku Surf Club’s market on Rigsbee Avenue is back! Shop vintage designer clothes, accessories and handmade goods, get your cards read, grab specialty drinks and a meal at the food trucks and more.
Vintage Baseball Game – Saturday, 1pm and 3pm – Duke Homestead State Historic Site invites you to connect with the history of baseball at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park! Players will wear historic uniforms, follow historic gameplay and use historic equipment to honor the struggles and achievements of the many players over the past century who brought us the Durham baseball culture we know today. Wool E. Bull will be a special guest during the first game and children will be able to run the bases in between games.
34th Annual Rope Skipping Workshop – Saturday, 10:00am – Build your rope skipping skills with the Bouncing Bulldogs at East Chapel Hill High School. International jumpers from South Korea, France, Tanzania, Hong Kong and Germany are ready to show off their abilities to jump rope enthusiasts at every skill level. Enjoy two showcases at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Fool’s Faire 2023 – Saturday 12-7pm – This annual Renaissance festival held in the fields of Pluck Farm features an afternoon of fantastical beverages, artisans, medieval food vendors, a cosplay contest and more! Hosted by Steel String Brewery, Beer Study and Honeygirl Meadery, this grand affair will transport you back in time with the flip of a jester’s hat.
Chef Jackson Hubble’s Oyster Shucking Class – Saturday, 1pm – Join Chapel Hill chef Jackson Hubble for this hands-on oyster shucking experience at Botanist and Barrel. The instruction includes a dozen oysters and professional-grade shucking tools to bring home.