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Family Fun Events

May 18 (Su) British & European Classic Motorcycle Day, High Point Farm. Open to the public; admission fee. Aug 23 (Sa) Dirty Girl Mud Run, High Point Farm. Register online. Open to the public. Oct 5 (Su)     10a-5p Germantown Oktoberfest, High Point Farm. Open to...

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Run away & join the circus

Here's your chance to run away - at least for part of an afternoon - to High Point Events' "Under the Big Top" Open House. Have you registered yet to attend? We’ll have circus fun for all ages at High Point Farm on Thursday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This...

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Upcoming Events

Apr 24 (Th).  11a-3p. High Point Open House, High Point Farm. Register online. Apr 26 (Sa).  Extreme: 9a-12:30p. Black Ops: 8:30p. Zombie Apocalypse Run, High Point Farm. Late registration still open online. May 18 (Su) British & European Classic Motorcycle Day,...

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Dirty Girl Run returns

The Dirty Girl Mud Run is coming back to High Point Farm! Last year, 3,800 registered runners descended on the farm for a day of obstacles, racing, and wacky fun. Couple that number with more than 1,500 spectators, and it was quite a day. This year’s event is set for...

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Come See the Wheaton Glen Ballroom

There’s a beautiful new indoor venue in Montgomery County! You’re cordially invited to attend The Grand Opening of The Ballroom at Wheaton Glen, presented by High Point Events. It’s set for Thursday, April 10, from 12 noon until 4 p.m., at The Ballroom, which is...

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Planning Easter Dinner

Easter dinner is a traditional meal for many families and provides an opportunity to get together with loved ones. When planning an Easter dinner, it is important to maintain key traditions and dishes specific to your family while also adding some new elements to keep...

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Come to the Grand Opening!

You’re invited to attend the Grand Opening of the Ballroom at Wheaton Glen on Thursday, April 10, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. The Ballroom features a stunning main event room with striking windows and natural light and plenty of parking for guests! The main room can seat...

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Flying Dog at Open House

This just in to the High Point newsroom: Flying Dog Brewery to participate in Open House! Details are still being worked out, but it looks very much as if open house guests will be able to taste High Point's great food paired professionally with Flying Dog's awesome...

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It’s St. Paddy’s Day, begorra!

It's St. Patrick's Day, and thoughts of food turn to green... When most people think of green foods, though, they are thinking of the leafy produce variety or sometimes of science-fair type moldy food left in the refrigerator too long. While High Point supports a...

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Zombies, arise!

The Zombie Apocalypse is infecting the Washington DC area on April 26! Runners have two chances to outrace the Zombies at High Point Farm on that Saturday: the Extreme, from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., and the Black Ops, which starts at 8:30 p.m. Which one appeals to you...

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Catering at Glen Echo Park!

High Point Events is proud to announce that we have been named to the list of Approved Caterers  for Glen Echo Park. We are excited to help our clients take advantage of this regional center for the arts and historic site, a destination which plays such a prominent...

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How To Plan a Company Picnic

Planning the company picnic usually falls somewhere between dream job and nightmare. Because High Point Events has more than 40 years of experience with planning outdoor events, and because we’ve catered picnics at more than 234 different outdoor locations, we feel...

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Are you registered?

Our loyal clients look forward to the Spring Open House every year, and we do too! Are you registered yet? Register online now to drop by High Point Farm any time from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 24. We’ll have lots of samples to taste from all of our menus,...

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Party On, Yelp!

High Point Events was delighted to be one of a limited number of vendors at last Wednesday night’s Yelp party at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Because the theme was “Time Warp,” each vendor station featured a clock (we had three, actually), and guests dressed in a...

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Celebrate Mardi Gras!

Mardi Gras is just days away! This celebration occurs every year in the days before Christians begin the observance of Lent, a solemn time leading up to Easter. In anticipation of that solemnity – and the fasting that used to accompany Lent – Mardi Gras (which means...

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Register for Spring Open House!

Online registration is open now for our 2014 Spring Open House. Every April, High Point Events welcomes our clients, potential clients, their co-workers, family and friends to High Point Farm for a major event. Please consider this your invitation for Thursday, April...

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Follow us on Twitter!

As part of our expanded social media presence, we're reinvigorating our Twitter site: www.twitter.com/highptevents. Please tune in - you never know what you'll find! Maybe a great Twitterverse-only coupon, a fun fact, a party tip, a link to one of our great vendors....

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Last-Minute Holiday Tips

If it were a perfect world, you’d have every aspect of Christmas in hand by now: tree fully decorated and lit, gifts wrapped and stacked, menu items bought and prepped, beverages chilling in the fridge…and you chilling with a nice glass of wine in front of a rerun of...

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Ringing in 2014

New Year’s Eve is nearly upon us - again! If your plans include hosting a party, High Point Events is ready to help by providing everything but the guests. Call us today at 301.428.0650 to simplify your holidays considerably. If, however, you’re more a do-it-yourself...

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New Year’s Eve Special – Online Only!

Last-minute, online only, New Year’s Eve special:  Choose four (4) of the appetizers listed below and receive free either a fifth appetizer from the list or a dessert platter of cookies, brownies, blondies and seasonal specialties. Disposable plates, napkins, flatware...

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Family Holiday Fun

Regardless of the holidays you celebrate in November and December, the Internet is full of good ideas for family fun. Here are a few sites… Disney’s Spoonful site offers a range of every activity you can imagine: Christmas recipes, crafts, printables, DIY decorations...

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Salty Superstitions

Here at High Point Events, we don’t go in much for friggatriskaidekaphobia.* With Friday the 13th approaching rapidly, however, it does seem a fine time to consider some superstitions about food. For instance: If you spill salt, do you always throw a pinch of it over...

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Cookie Baking Tips

Nothing says the holidays as surely as the scent of newly baked cookies wafting through the house. Whether you start your baking in early November and have cookie freshness down to a science, or whether - like lots of busy folks - the slice-and-bake variety look...

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Holiday Catering: Tricks of the Trade

‘Tis the season of sweets and delectable treats! When planning your holiday soiree, there is an endless array of options for a catering order. High Point’s experts have put together a few tricks of the trade and items to consider when booking your holiday event – at...

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Making Thanksgiving Easier

According to one version of history - with a hefty dose of folklore thrown in - the American Thanksgiving traces back to 1621 and the Pilgrims’ gratitude for a good harvest. However you regard the historical event, the modern Turkey Day, as it’s frequently known, can...

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Planning a Company Party

As if life around the holidays weren’t sufficiently crazy at home, your boss has asked you to plan this year’s company party. If you’re looking for ideas about getting your co-workers to sing “Jingle Bells” while wearing lampshades, this blog post isn’t for you. If,...

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How-To Holiday Organizing: Grinch Prevention!

Isn’t it funny how the year-end holidays have a way of sneaking up on us each year (even when they occur on the exact same date)? The holiday decorations show up in the store while we are still in shorts and flip-flops, and before we know it, we are fully immersed in...

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Last Chance for a Holiday Preview

Seneca Lodge  is a beautiful indoor facility, part of the Montgomery Parks system, just north of Germantown, Md., on Clopper Road. Surrounded by 26 acres of woodland, it’s the perfect setting for a reception or business function. Officially called The Lodge at Little...

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Be Prepared: Disaster Catering

A brief story of how disaster catering works... We’ll call him Marcus. He’s a power company lineman from - let’s say Alabama. A few days ago, the National Weather Service predicted that Maryland, northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C., would be hit with a major...

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Sample Our Holiday Menu

High Point Events caters all over the greater National Capital area - including what Montgomery County, Md., locals term “upcounty.” To make it easier for those clients (and potential clients) to taste our holiday menu and plan for holiday 2013 and into 2014, we’ve...

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Express Catering: the Basics

Express Catering, our drop-off division, specializes in making life easier for hundreds of companies, schools, hospitals, government agencies and non-profits throughout our service area. Busy secretaries and event planners have come to rely on our consistency and...

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How Rugged a Maniac Are You?

High Point Farm has hosted some wild and woolly athletic events in recent years, but the Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race, set for Saturday, November 2, 2013, may just well prove the wildest and woolliest. We’re hosting just one of many such maniacal (?) races being...

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Making Memories at Your Next Shower

Whether you’re planning a bridal shower or a baby shower, the guest of honor is already likely to be caught up in her own whirlwind of activities - and probably not likely to remember too many specifics from the shower once the flower petals are thrown/the baby...

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How Many Kinds of Barbecue are there?

Now that’s a question many have asked and no one has really, truly answered! We’re trying to answer it again - for the third year in a row, in fact - at the annual High Point BBQ Battle , set for Saturday, October 12, 2013, at High Point Farm, 23730 Frederick Rd.,...

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