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The Museum and the Historical Park will be open from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sundays during July and August. 

National Ice Cream Day
Ink Making & Quill Pen Writing

Saturday, July 7,
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 8,
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Practice your penmanship with a feather pen!  Our costumed interpreters will provide the quills and some homemade walnut ink.  All ages welcome to this drop-in event. FREE

Saturdays, July 14 and 28,
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays, July 15 and 29,
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
Fun with Water
Saturday, July 21,
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 22,
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Compete in a water bucket relay and try out an old fashioned thumb waterer while learning how early American settlers watered their plants without a garden hose.  All ages we
lcome to this drop-in event. FREE.

July Happenings

Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The North State Rifles

The North State Rifles is an organization dedicated to the accurate re-creation of the North Carolina Confederate soldier. It is a private, not-for-profit group that participates in historical reenactments and other living history events. The program will focus on the North Carolina soldier on campaign. 
 All ages welcome to this drop-in event.  FREE.

Saturday, July 21, 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.

Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m.
African American Historical Tour
Oakwood Cemetery, 512 Steele St.

Join local historian Phyllis Bridges for a historical tour of Oakwood Municipal Cemetery. Rediscover stories that have gone unearthed for decades of High Point’s early Black Settlers. Learn more about former slaves, free people of color, businessmen & women of the past. Free and open to the public. Please use the Steele Street entrance - look for directional signs.

Sunday, July 22, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Arts Splash Concert
The High Point Arts Council summer outdoor concert series held at the Museum features Dori Freeman (country). Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic dinners. No alcoholic beverages permitted. If there is a threat of rain, call 336.889.ARTS after 4 p.m. on Sunday to get the latest update on the event.

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.

July 7
July 14 – Greater High Point Food Alliance
July 21 – West End Ministries and Macon’s Martial Arts doing karate demonstrations
July 28 – High Point Parks and Recreation 
Eric and the Chill Tones

First Friday with Eric & The Chill Tones

The High Point Farmers Market is participating in First Friday with Uptowne High Point Friday, July 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with activities, food trucks, produce and craft vendors.
Eric & The Chill Tones  will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Please join us as we celebrate all that Uptowne High Point has to offer. Bring chairs! Free Admission!

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