Entertainment calendar, High Points This Week (Oct. 17-23, 2013)

Oct. 16, 2013 @ 10:18 PM

Stories

“GHOST Stories in the Park” will be held 6-8 p.m. Saturday in the Historical Park of the High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. Charlotte Hamlin will tell stories around a bonfire. Ingredients to make s’mores will be for sale. Children, and adults, may wear costumes. $2, free for Historical Society members

In concert

THE JAZZ ENSEMBLE at High Point University performs at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Hayworth Fine Arts Center at High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave. Directed by Robert Faub, instructor of saxophone, the annual fall concert features jazz pieces, including songs by Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. It also features vocalist Eugenia Copeland, a senior voice major. Free

KINGSMEN QUARTET gives a concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Baptist Church, 6499 N.C. 62, Trinity. The Southern gospel group, formed in 1956, was inducted into the Gospel Music Association’s Hall of Fame in 2000, and it has received Grammy Award nominations and four Dove Awards. Admission is free; an offering will be taken.

For kids

HIGH POINT Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St., sponsors the following free events for children in the Storyroom:
• Children’s author Kelly Starling Lyons, who will discuss the history behind some of her picture books and her writing process — 6 tonight;  
• Book Babies story time for children through 11 months and caretakers — 10 a.m. Monday;
• BookWorms story time for age 12-24 months — 10 a.m. Tuesday;
• Magic Tree House Book Club, for fans of Mary Pope Osborne’s “Magic Tree House” book series, with games and crafts, for school-age children — 3:30 p.m. Tuesday;
• Time for Twos story time for age 2 years— 11 a.m. Tuesday;
• Build It/Game Day, building kits, toys, board games — 3-5 p.m. Wednesday;
• Preschool story time for age 3-5 years — 2 p.m. Wednesday.

On stage

“THE BOYS NEXT DOOR” will be performed at 2 p.m.  and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Edward C. Smith Civic Center, 217 S. Main St., Lexington. The performance is by students in the International Thespian Society at Ledford High School. Ticket sales benefit Special Olympics of Davidson County. Tickets are $10, and they will be available at the door or at the civic center box office. Adult education students at The Workshop of Davidson will exhibit and sell their art at the civic center in conjunction with performances, and proceeds go to The Workshop.