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storyteller Jon Sundell

Saturday, October 20, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Ghost Stories in the Park

Join us for our 7th Annual Ghost Stories in the Park which will include games, popcorn and cider and of course ghost stories told by professional storyteller Jon Sundell. His program will include a family-centered focus on autumn, with plenty of audience participation – singing along, motions, and verbal responses. There will be stories and songs of apple picking, grandma’s patchwork quilt, cows and ovens that talk, not-too-scary ghosts and witches and other October magic.

Preparing for Winter

Preparing for Winter
Saturdays, Oct. 6 and 20
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Discover how early Americans prepared their households for the winter season.  Participate in seasonal tasks with our historical interpreters. All ages welcome to this drop-in event. FREE

Saturdays, Oct. 13 and 27
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

October Happenings

Monday, October 8, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Military Records for Genealogy

High Point Public Library, Morgan Room
Marcellaus Joiner will walk participants through the basic documentation necessary to prove ancestral military service in a variety of American wars.  For more information email or call 336-883-3637.

Tuesday, October 9, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lunch and Jam
Digital Concert Network

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. 

Tuesday, October 9, 6:30 pm
High Point University, Wilson Ballroom

Charles Rodenbough will discuss Alexander Martin. This event is co-sponsored by the High Point Historical Society, High Point University and Alexander Martin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

Wednesday October 24 , 10 a.m.
High Point Historical Society Guild Series
Sally Gant will discuss the Guilford Limner. Free and open to the public.

High Point Farmers Market

High Point Farmers Market Open

The High Point Farmers Market is wrapping up its season – there’s only four more Saturdays left but there’s still plenty of great produce, crafts and handmade items to purchase along with family friendly activities planned each week until Saturday, October 27. Throughput the year, different community partners have been featured at the Market and the remaining community partners include:

  • October 6 – High Point Lions Club
  • October 13 – Alliance of Therapy Dogs
Eric and the Chill Tones

Spooktacular Soiree

The Farmers Market will participate in its last First Friday with Uptowne High Point Friday, October 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Activities will include food trucks, produce and craft vendors and special entertainment - Eric and The Chill Tones. Please join us as we celebrate all that Uptowne High Point has to offer. Please bring chairs and admission is free.
And to celebrate the end of the 2018 season, the High Point Farmers Market is hosting a Spooktacular Soiree Saturday, October 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wear your costumes and have your picture taken in a professional photo booth from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Trick or treat with the vendors while listening to steel drummer Tracy Thornton. A petting zoo will be here from 9 a.m. to noon so lots of free and fun activities throughout the day. And of course all of the wonderful vendors will be here to meet all of your fall needs.

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