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

Readin', Writin', Rithmetic

Readin', Writin', Rithmetic
Saturday, August 4
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 5,
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Come learn the basics and differences in school from our costumed interpreters. 
All ages welcome to this drop-in event. FREE

Saturdays, August 11 and 25,
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sundays, August 12 and 26,
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
Historic Herbs
Historic Herbs
Saturday, August 18
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 19,
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and scents of our historic herb garden.  Our costumed interpreters will show you how the early European settlers in High Point used these herbs for a variety of purposes.   All ages welcome to this drop-in event. FREE.

August Happenings

Saturday, August 18, 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, August 18, 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.

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.

August 3 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. First Friday - The Pop Guns performing 
August 4 – Keep High Point Beautiful
August 11 – Alzheimer’s Association
August 18 – The ARC of High Point
August 25  - Back to School Splash - water activities 
Eric and the Chill Tones

First Friday with Uptowne High Point

The High Point Farmers Market is participating in First Friday with Uptowne High Point during August, September and October from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with activities, food trucks, produce and craft vendors.

August 3 - The Pop Guns
September 7 - Karaoke at the Farmers Market
October 5 - Eric & The Chill

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

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