Arts & Culure
Arts and culture have a big impact on area residents, and Archdale-Trinity provides enriching cultural experiences for all who choose to partake.
The newly established Northwest Randolph Arts Council has set its sights on bringing cultural arts opportunities to the community by conducting and promoting events and programs ranging from holiday open home tours to art exhibitions and community concerts.
The Archdale-Trinity Community Band offers area musicians an opportunity to share their talents with residents. Providing seasonal and area concerts, the band brings much-needed local flavor to the cultural community.
The North Carolina Pottery Center in nearby Seagrove is a unique facility that showcases the region’s pottery tradition. Pottery-turning demonstrations are conducted regularly, and samples from area potters are also on display.
Studio 2:15 welcomes adults, children, beginners and professionals of all ages to experience the gift and art of music in a fun, relaxed and professional environment. Located right in the heart of Archdale, Studio 2:15 offers lessons in voice, piano, guitar, bass guitar, song and dance, violin, viola, cello and upright bass.
The Randolph Arts Guild, which houses the Moring Arts Center, is located in nearby Asheboro. The establishment features a large gallery art exhibit that showcases local artists. A short distance away, the Winston-Salem and the Greensboro symphonies perform both classical and popular music. The North Carolina School of the Arts and area colleges and universities also offer outstanding musical and theatrical performances.
The Archdale Public Library is a model as a regional facility. Complete with several Internet computers, word processing computers and library catalogs, the Archdale Public Library is a great place to enjoy a quiet evening with a great book. Outdoor lovers can enjoy the ambiance of the Reading Garden Patio or wander into the adjoining Creekside Park to read their favorite book. The library also offers story times for pre-school and school-aged children and Book Break discussions for the older crowd. Their video series on historical and political events are quite popular.
High Point also hosts the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, which offers annual productions of the Bard’s plays and other classics. Its annual performances of “A Christmas Carol” are a highlight of the holiday season.
High Point is home to the Angela Peterson Doll and Miniature Museum, featuring 1,700 dolls from around the world. The dolls on display are made from such diverse materials as wax, paper, wood, straw and china. High Point also features the Furniture Discovery Center, a museum that displays manufactured furniture from design to finish.