Preservation Durham is the proud steward of OpenDurham.org, an incredibly rich, entirely volunteer-run community archive committed to documenting this cit’s people and places – its past and present – to preserve and pass along for the future. To keep that commitment, we need the voices of Durham old-timers and newcomers, writers and researchers, programmers and designers, intervieweres and photographers, neighbors and explorers. In short, we need you!
Working with Open Durham can be a great way to stay invovled in spite of restrictions on public gatherings brought on by the pandemic.
Click the link below to register for upcoming Open Durham virtual volunteer events.
Whatever your point of entry, skill set, length of residence
FREE SATURDAY WALKING & BIKE TOURS FROM APRIL TO NOVEMBER!
Hear about Durham’s story with our popular Saturday walks and bike rides. This event is free and open to the public. Our tour guides are enthusiastic Durhamites volunteering their time and energy. We love and appreciate them. Learn more about our tours by clicking here.
Downtown walking storytelling events are 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Saturdays starting at 10am at the Durham Farmer’s Market.
Downtown bike events focus on mural art in and around Downtown Durham. Most are located on our historic buildings. This event is on the 1st Saturday of every month starting at 10am at the Durham Farmer’s Market. Bring your own bike, rent from one of Durham’s