High Point Market sets social, entertainment events

Kansas to headline tent parties

Several social, entertainment and networking events are on tap for next month's High Point Market.
Market week kicks off with the return of the Market Block Party, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at West Commerce and Elm streets. The event, featuring food, drinks and entertainment, is presented by Market Square and Suites, 220 Elm, C&D and the High Point Market Authority. Furniture/Today and Home Accents Today are the sponsors.
On Sunday, Oct. 17, the Hush-Amazed party will take over part of the first floor at Suites at Market Square. The theme of the 8 p.m. event is "It's Only Real when It's Dark," and will feature the work of Mike Farrell and his team of artists along with dark food and dark drinks.
Market Square and Suites also plans social events in the Market Square Courtyard beginning at 7 p.m. during market week. Monday is Octoberfest, followed by an industry mixer Tuesday and a cookout Wednesday.
The Stars under the Stars concerts will be back with three shows. Saturday, Oct. 16 features Rock the House Rave, while classic rock band Kansas will headline on Sunday, Oct. 17, and funk band Sleeping Booty will wrap up the series on Monday, Oct. 18. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Center Stage between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace.
The market runs Oct. 16-21.

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