Tuesday, September 11, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lunch n Jam
The High Point Public Library and High Point Museum in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center will be streaming Jazz concerts from the Lincoln Center for the public's listening pleasure. Each session will begin with a 15-minute introduction to the concert by the Jazz Ambassador. The audience is encouraged to bring their own lunch as lunch will not be provided. Come listen, network, collaborate, and celebrate.
Saturday, September 15, 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, September 15, 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.
Thursday, September 20, 10 a.m.
High Point Historical Society Guild Series
Inspiring Women: Voices from the Southern Oral History Program
Rachel F. Seidman, Director of the Southern Oral History Program, will share women's voices from the SOHP's collection of over 6000 interviews with people across the South. No matter where they grew up or what their background was, each of these women found a way to make an impact on her community. Their stories will inspire you and shed light on the wide range of women's leadership in the region.