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Shop Independent Durham Week is nearly here!

Our flagship event, Shop Independent Durham Week, runs this Saturday November 29 through December 7th. Sustain-a-Bull’s 5th annual Shop Independent Durham Week will kick off on Small Business Saturday & run for 8 days at over 50 locally owned businesses all over town. Get special discounts and promotions to help you keep it local this holiday season! […]

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Shop Independent Durham Week Is Coming!

Sustain-a-Bull’s 4th annual Shop Independent Durham Week will kick off on Small Business Saturday & run for 8 days at over 30 locally owned businesses all over town. Get special discounts and promotions to help you keep it local this holiday season! And, check out www.sustainabull.org/calendar for special events, tastings, sales, and more from our member businesses & community […]

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Networking Event: Thursday, October 3

Sustain-a-Bull will be hosting a Small Business Networking Event on Thursday, October 3 from 6:30-8:00 pm at Durham Spirits Company. A selection of wines from Wine Authorities will be served along with light hors d’oeuvres provided by chef Katie Coleman of Durham Spirits Co. Representatives from the East Durham Children’s Initiative will also be in attendance to discuss partnership […]

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Within Reach Film Screening July 29

WITHIN REACH Film Screening Monday, July 29 at 7:00 PM at Motorco Music Hall  Join Transition Durham, Sustain-a-Bull and Recyclique on Monday, July 29 at 7:00 PM at Motorco Music Hall for a screening of Within Reach, a documentary produced by Durham-based filmmaker Derek Alan Rowe. In 2008, Ryan Mlynarczyk and Mandy Creighton set out […]

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Waldo Mural Painting with HappyMess

Join Sustain-a-Bull and HappyMess Art Studio on Saturday, July 27 from 2-4 PM for a Find Waldo in Durham community mural painting session. All materials will be provided by HappyMess – just bring yourself and your love for Durham and Where’s Waldo! Book Harvest will be there accepting donations of gently-loved children’s books and Big Island […]

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Celebrate Find Waldo in Durham on July 31

Celebrate a fantastic month of Waldo hunting and local shopping with the Regulator Bookshop, Sustain-a-Bull, and HappyMess Art Studio on Wednesday, July 31st! The festivities will include a costume contest, Waldo mask making with HappyMess Art Studio, the unveiling of a community mural where you can take a picture of yourself being Waldo in Durham, […]

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Find Waldo in Durham this July!

FIND WALDO IN DURHAM!  Elusive Book Character Creates Summertime Fun to Support Durham’s Shop Local Movement Where’s Waldo? In Durham, of course! The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting forty different local businesses and organizations throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including […]

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Bull Fest this Saturday!

Saturday, June 8 from 10am to 4pm at Historic Duke Homestead Join Sustain-a-Bull and Duke Homestead on  Saturday June 8th from 10 am to 4 pm for Bull Fest, a celebration of our wonderful home town of Durham! Throughout the day, visitors can browse and buy from local Durham arts and crafts people.  On stage will be local music from the North Carolina Songwriters […]

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Sustain-a-Bull Day at the Regulator!

Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. At the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth Street in Durham Get a present for your Mom (and yourself?) and give a present to Durham’s wonderfully unique character by shopping at The Regulator on Saturday May 11—the day before Mother’s Day. They’ll be donating 10% of their sales on this […]

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Main Street vs. Wall Street – An Evening With Jeff Milchen

Main Street vs. Wall Street: Shifting Behavior and Policy to Help Local Entrepreneurs Thrive With Jeff Milchen, Co-Director of the American Independent Business Alliance Thursday, April 25 6:30-8:00 PM Leaman Room, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University What if national policies actually reflected the political rhetoric championing small business? Corporate consolidation, chain proliferation and job […]

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