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Beginning Sunday, June 3, the High Point Museum will begin its summer operating hours and be open on Sunday afternoons. The Museum and the Historical Park will be open from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sundays during June, July and August. 

Heritage Research Center Program

The Heritage Research Center at the High Point Public Library will be hosting a program “Roads Less Traveled: Neglected Genealogy Sources” this Sunday, May 27 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Morgan Room.  
Expert genealogist Timothy Rackley, well-known for his publications concerning the Tar River section of North Carolina, will discuss a variety of sources that are frequently overlooked by genealogists including county court records, tax records, school censuses, coroner’s records, and others.
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Larry Cates at 336-883-3637 or email

Preservation Workshop

High Point Memorial Day Service

On Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m. at the High Point Veterans’ Monuments Garden, on the corner of High Street and South Main Street in High Point, the 15th Annual Memorial Day Service will be held. This event will feature the remembrance of service men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and country. This event will feature the Salvation Army Band, Randolph County Honor Guard, IT Mann American Post 8, bagpiper, laying of wreaths and the playing of taps with a gun salute. This event is free to the public, rain or shine, and will last about 30 minutes. For more information, contact Nick Ruden at 336-706-6887 or email .

Here Comes the Bride! A Quaker Wedding Reenactment
Saturday, June 2,
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 3,
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Discover the beauty and simplicity of a traditional Quaker wedding. Our historical interpreters will reenact a typical ceremony from the early American period and explain how it exemplifies Quaker beliefs. All ages welcome to this drop-in event. FREE
Saturdays, June 9 and 23,
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays, June 10 and 24,
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Blacksmith Demonstration
Come watch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in
Tea Time
Saturday, June 16,
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 17,
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Come and sample colonial teas including imported Chinese tea and herbal teas grown in most colonial gardens. Learn about the importance of tea for colonials and why tea was boycotted during the American Revolution. All ages welcome to this drop-in event. FREE.

June Happenings
Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Alexander's Battalion Field Hospital - Civil War Reenactors Living History Day
Find out what would have been in store for you if you were a wounded Civil War soldier. Reenactors will be interpreting the life of a Confederate Army surgeon and other medical personnel as well as demonstrating 19th century medical procedures and equipment. All ages welcome to this drop-in event.  FREE.

Saturday, June 16, 8 a.m.
Washington Street Walking Tour
Begins at Changing Tides Cultural Center, 613 Washington St.

Local Historian Glenn Chavis will offer a guided walking tour of historic Washington Street. Washington Street was a thriving business and entertainment district for High Point’s black community during the period of segregation. The tour, lasting approximately 90 minutes. Call the Museum at 336-885-1859 for more information.

High Point Farmers Market

High Point Farmers Market Open

The High Point Farmers Market will be open 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday until October 27 (rain or shine). The Farmers Market is located at the High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St. High Point. Each week will feature a variety of local fresh produce, seasonal plants and herbs, handmade crafts, healthy cooking demonstrations, health screenings and fun and interactive kids’ corner. Also each week a local community partner will be highlighted.

June 2 – VISTA Day
June 9 – Community Garden Day
June 16 – YWCA
June 23 – Hayden Harman Foundation  
June 30 – Heal Our Heroes  
Serving Soldiers, Honoring Heroes
“Serving Soldiers,
Honoring Heroes”

A documentary photography exhibit about the Patriot Rovers organization presented by High Point University photography students. Open until July 26.

Two New Exhibits Open at the Museum

Women's Organizations in High Point
“Strength in Numbers – Women’s Organizations in High Point” 
This exhibit features information about Alpha Art Club, The Woman’s Club, Junior League of High Point and the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). 
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