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The High Point Historical Society is looking for a few volunteers to help with refreshments for its monthly Guild Series programs. If interested please email. Thanks for your support!

Textiles (weaving, spinning, carding)

Textiles (weaving, spinning, carding)
Saturday, September 1
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Find out how the early Quaker settlers turned wool from their sheep into warm clothes for the winter. Try your hand at carding wool and then watch our costumed interpreter spin it into thread. 
All ages welcome to this drop-in event. FREE

Saturdays, Sept. 8 and 22,
10 a.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

September Happenings

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.

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.

September 1 - Homegrown Heroes
September 7 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. First Friday - karaoke - Come Sing!
September 8 - High Point Arts Council and Open Door Ministries
September 15 - 
September 22 - Southwest Renewal
September 29 - High Point Museum and High Point Historical Society 
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 September and October from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with activities, food trucks, produce and craft vendors.

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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