Celebrating Freedom in the Furniture Capital

An American flag in a potted plant.

We’re feeling a little “freer” from the worries about the pandemic these days, so we’re thinking about the ways we want to celebrate all of our freedoms right here in High Point. With the long holiday weekend approaching, and so many ways to honor our history here in our hometown, we created a guide to your Fourth of July holiday weekend in HP.  Pay a Visit to…

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Discovering Black History in High Point 

A historic sign marker stands on Washington Street in High Point, NC.

Happy Black History Month from all of us at High Point Discovered! As one of our favorite High Point historians, Glenn Chavis says, “Black History is American history,” and we could not agree more. Our nation, state, city, and community continue to learn together how we can support each other’s voices and work together for equality. And we believe a deeply important piece in that process is…

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Valentine’s Values: Abby and David Williams Share Their Love of High Point 

David and Abby Williams laughing in High Point, NC

When you walk into Abby and David Williams’ house, one of the first things you might notice is the elegant, modern furniture throughout the rooms. Or you might notice family photographs spanning generations, from their parents to their five grandchildren. You might catch a glimpse of Abby’s work making jewelry or find a book on furniture design. If you go a little way through the trees…

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Spread Some Love With Local Valentine’s Gifts 

A customer picking up flowers from Just Priceless in High Point, NC

Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is already right around the corner? It’s not too early to think about what to get your special someone for Valentine’s Day! While it can be easy to skip over the holiday gift giving so soon after Christmas, local businesses still need your support when it comes to shopping locally. When you give a High…

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2020: A Year-In-Review 

Two glasses of champagne with a spring of tyme surrounded by Christmas ornaments.

Happy New Year’s Eve, High Pointers! While this year has been anything but normal, we hope throughout the year we’ve been able to help you see the good and find ways to keep discovering neighbors to meet, local businesses to support, and good works to be involved with right in our city. We’re looking back on this year with a lot of gratitude, despite the…

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Lending a Holiday Helping Hand

Woman wearing a mask and holding a Christmas gift bag.

Each year at the holidays, people find themselves looking for ways to give. While giving gifts to friends and family is exciting, we also want to inspire you to give to others in our community. After the year we’ve had, even more folks than usual find themselves with various needs this holiday season. And a…

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Mailable Gift Guide in High Point

   If there’s one thing we hope you have heard loud and clear from us this December, it’s the importance of SHOPPING LOCAL! While this year has been far from easy, we still believe 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic gave us an even stronger understanding of why supporting local businesses matter so much. With statistics like one in five restaurants permanently…

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11 Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – even if this year, everything feels a little different. While some of our favorite holiday happenings aren’t taking place in order to keep everyone safe, we’ve been on the hunt for ways to usher in some holiday cheer in High Point. Check out our list of…

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Reasons to Give Thanks

During this turbulent year, we know it can be hard to keep seeking out the good, giving thanks, and maintaining a hopeful outlook. But we also think when it’s the hardest to give thanks, that’s when we need it most. That’s why we asked many of you what you have been thankful for, how you…

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Fall Happenings in High Point

High Point park with trees with orange leaves.

Do you wait to listen to Christmas music after Thanksgiving? Are you a diehard believer in Christmas decorations going up no earlier than Black Friday? If you feel like you need to sneak in some early Christmas music, we definitely won’t tell anyone! But if you’re not quite ready to let go of those pumpkin…

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