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Ghost Stories Oct. 14

Hear Spooky Tales

Our sixth annual Ghost Stories in the Park will be held Saturday, October 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in our Historical Park. Bring chairs and blankets to sit and listen to the family friendly, frightening and amusing ghost stories. Snacks including s’mores and popcorn will be for sale. There will be pumpkin painting and decorating available for a small fee. Enjoy corn hole, sidewalk chalk, and a Halloween photo booth. Paul’s Magic will be doing face painting from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and costumes are welcome.
Cynthia Moore Brown will weave her magic through local ghost stories and folk tales. A native of North Carolina, Brown specializes in North Carolina history mysteries. She is an acclaimed performer and educator. She has written several books including Folktales & Ghost Stories of NC Piedmont and Folklore and Food (available in the Museum Store).
“This is one of our most popular fall programs,” Edith Brady, Museum Director, said. “And is enjoyed by people of all ages.”

Upcoming Events 

Last Documentary ShowingSaturday, October 7, 11 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
“Latino Americans” is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape North America over the last 500-plus years. Episodes five and six will be shown.

High Point Historical Society Guild Series - Wednesday, October 25 at 10 a.m.
The High Point Historical Society cordially invites you its October Program. June Lucas, Director of Research at Old Salem Museums & Gardens, will be discussing the Swisegood School of Cabinetmaking.

Dia de los Muertos; Culture & Traditions with the YWCA Latino Center

Saturday, October 28,  12 p.m. 
Please join High Point Museum and the YWCA Latino Family Center for an interactive discussion about the immigrant culture and traditions practiced here in High Point and around the world. Come learn and experience the Latinx culture as view Jose Galvez’s photography exhibit and our community’s Dia de los Muertos altars and food offerings.

Blacksmith Demonstration
Saturdays,October 14 and 28, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Come watch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. Free and open to all ages.

Preparing for Winter in the Historical Park
Saturday, October 7, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Discover how early Americans prepared their households for the winter season.  Participate in seasonal tasks with our historical interpreters. All ages welcome.  FREE. Drop-in.

Alice's Ordinary People

A Documentary Screening with Filmmaker Craig Dudnick 
Tuesday, October 24, 6 p.m. 8 p.m.

“Alice's Ordinary People” is a documentary about Alice Tregay – a woman who refused to stand still for injustice and brought others together to change what was. Her remarkable story spans the historic period from the marches of Dr. King to the election of Barack Obama. And her great contribution in the field of politics is the thread which connects the two.  Dudnick will discuss the circumstances in Chicago which drew Alice to the movement, and how he came to make the film. A discussion will follow the screening.

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