High Points This Week (Dec. 6-12, 2012)

Dec. 05, 2012 @ 06:34 PM

Holidays

HAPPYTONES Senior Chorus gives it’s annual Chistmas concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Roy B. Culler Jr. Senior Center, 600 N. Hamilton St. The program includes seasonal and sacred songs. Refreshments will be served. Free

A LUNCHTIME ADVENT concert will be performed at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, 405 N. Main St. It features flute duo Linda Brown and Carolina Kolbet. The performance is free. A lunch of homemade soup, sandwich, dessert and beverage is available for $6.

LUMINARIES will be alight 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Jamestown Public Library, 200 W. Main St. For $1 each, individual luminaries may be lit in honor of designated people. To light the candle on a specific bag, go to the library at 5 p.m.

MARY P. BROWNE Communithy Choir performs Handel’s “Messiah” at 4 p.m. Sunday in Samuel Burford Auditorium at Penn-Griffin School of the Arts, 825 Washington St. Dorothy Childs directs the group.

On exhibit

HANDMADE QUILTS and dolls go on exhibit with an opening 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Yalik’s Modern Art, 701 Washington St. The exhibit continues through Dec. 31 Dolls are by Carla Carpenter of Greensboro. Quilts are by members of The African American Quilt Circle in Durham, founded to preserve the heritage of quilting in the African-American community. www.yaliksmodernart.com

Comedy

ARTIE FLETCHER performs comedy at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Joke Factory Comedy Club, a new venue at High Point Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, 135 S. Main St. Fletcher has performed in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Radio City Music Hall and on “The Letterman Show” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” $10, www.highpointplaza.com

Theater

IMPROVISATIONAL theater workshop will be given 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St. It is led by Paul Bogan, who has degrees in dramatic arts and music production and is an actor, director, writer and lighting technician. Free, 883-8512

Dance

OLD TIME Square Dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Denton Civic Center, W. Salisbury Street. Dances also include waltzes, two-step, flat-footing and clogging. Dancers may not wear taps. Live music will be provided by The Oak Tree Boys with fiddler Max Lanning. Dances will be called by Ken Beck. $5 for adults, free for age 12 and younger, 472-2802, www.dentondance.net