Entertainment calendar, High Point This Week (Aug. 1-7, 2013)
“DRACULA” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today and Friday at North Carolina Shakespeare Festival facilities, 807 W. Ward Ave. Performances are by participants in the NCSF’s free Youth Theatre program for students age 12-17. The story is adapted from Bram Stoker’s novel by NCSF’s teaching artist, Michael Huie, who directs the production. $7, available at the door or in advance by calling 841-2273
“HIGH POINT’S HISTORY in Photographs” is the title of a program 6-7:30 p.m. Monday in Morgan Room, High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St. The program is by Barbara Taylor, whose pictorial history book of the same name recently was released. Taylor will tell some of the stories behind the photos. Copies of her book will be for sale.
THE ARTS SPLASH series of outdoor summer concerts sponsored by High Point Area Arts Council continues 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday with a performance by Jazzen (jazz) at the High Point Museum and Historical Park, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. Arts Partner, which will provide information on its community services, is the High Point Museum. Admission is free. Concertgoers may bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. If there is a threat of rain, call 889-2787 after 4 p.m. Sunday to get the latest update on the event.
PAPER BIRD performs at 9 p.m. Friday at High Rock Outfitters, 13 S. Main St., Lexington. Paper Bird is a Denver, Colo.-based indie folk, roots and Americana band. Its fourth album is “Rooms.” $10, 248-4444
HIGH POINT Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St., sponsors the following activities for children, all at the library unless otherwise listed:
• Flow Circus featuring Paul Miller, with juggling, magic and comedy — 11 a.m. today at Oakview Recreation Center, 6:30 p.m. today at the library
• Skill toys workshop for t’weens and teens. Paul Miller of Flow Circus leads this teaching and entertaining workshop on juggling and other skills for anyone age 10 and older — 4 p.m. today; registration required, 883-3666;
• “Madagascar 2 - Europe’s Most Wanted” — 2 p.m. Saturday;
• Ron Cromer and Snakes Alive, to learn about snakes and other reptiles — 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday;
• Bluegrass and folk musician Charles Pettee, an original member of the Shady Grove Band — 2 p.m. Wednesday.
JAMESTOWN Public Library, 200 W. Main St., sponsors the following summer reading and enrichment programs:
• “Rocks and Artifacts” by geologist Steve Adams, for pre-school-grade five — 10-11 a.m. today;
• Collage drink coasters, , for middle school students — 1-2 p.m. Tuesday.
JACKIE’S PLACE, 607 Washington St., sponsors the following:
• DJ Ronnie Ron — 8 p.m. Friday; $5 for members, $10 for guests;
• Live jazz — 9 p.m. Saturday;
• Zumba classes by Marcie Manning, instructor and body builder, 7 p.m. Wednesdays weekly for six weeks; $5 per session.