Welcome to Triangle Area Pipe Smokers

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Not since it's heyday in the 1940's has pipe smoking been as popular as it is today and Raleigh is embracing this with a growing local pipe club: The Triangle Area Pipe Smokers (TAPS), host of the annual Raleigh Pipe and Tobacciana Expo

*Raleigh Pipe Expo* Click here for details

Pipe Talk

Along with good food and good conversation, we also sometimes have raffles, pipe swaps, and we are always sampling different tobaccos donated by club members or tobacco companies. Another regular part of our meeting is a show-and-tell segment where members show off a cherished pipe, accessories or even their whole collection. 

Join Us!

Our meetings, typically held on the second Sunday of each month, are open for anyone to join us, new pipe smokers, long time smokers, collectors or just someone interested in learning more about pipe smoking.  

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for meeting details.


Our next regular TAPS meeting will be held on Sunday,August 11th, 2019 at 2:00 PM.

Kickback Jacks 

918 West Club Boulevard

Durham, NC 27701



Please join us at our August meeting for a relaxing afternoon of Pipes and lively conversation. Please note the date and location, Sunday July 14th at Kickback Jacks in Durham.   Kickback Jacks is conveniently  located right off of Hwy 70, 15/501 and the Durham Freeway. We will be meeting on their covered outdoor patio where they have full table service available for food and drink and Pipe Smoking is permitted.

 August Topic: A pipe and a story
Could be your favorite pipe, first pipe, Granddads old pipe, commemorative pipe, whatever you like. So many Pipe'rs seem to have a pipe with a tale.... please bring that particular pipe and the story behind it to share with us. 

Our September meeting will held on Sunday, September 8th. Location and topics TBD

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Meeting places and times can be subject to change, and will be updated monthly. See 'Monthly Meetings' section above to join us! 

Triangle Area Pipe Smokers

Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill NC