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Posted on: August 17, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Museum to Host Pokemon Saturday


HIGH POINT, NC (August 17, 2016) The High Point Museum will be hosting Pokemon Saturday on August 27 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. The Historical Park includes two Pokestops and two Pokegyms.

Museum staff will be dropping lures throughout the day. Other activities include Pokemon games, Pokemon contests, and Pokegym battles. Visitors can dress as their favorite Pokemon. Pokemon sightings have included: Dragonair, Ekans, Exeggcute, Gastly, Magikarp, Oddish, Pidgey, Pikachu, Psyduck, Raticate, Rattata, Staryu, Tangela and Weedle both inside the Museum as well as in our Historical Park

Refreshments including popcorn, lemonade and freeze pops will be available. As always admission is free and the Museum also has free Wi-fi. All of three of the historical buildings will be open and the blacksmith will be conducting demonstrations throughout the day.

"We hope people will come out for some fun family time on the last weekend of summer before school starts for the fall," Edith Brady, High Point Museum Director, said. "And of course, all the regular museum exhibits and historical buildings will be open for visiting while they are here."

The High Point Museum, a division of the High Point Public Library, is dedicated to sharing Greater High Point’s history, providing perspective for current issues, and strengthening the sense of community.

The City of High Point aims to serve as the catalyst for bringing together the community's human, economic and civic resources for the purpose of creating the single most livable, safe and prosperous community in America. For more information on the City, visit

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