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List of High Point Events and Food Venues At Merchandise Mart Properties

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The High Point MarketĀ® returns in March packed with special events to supplement this world-class market running from Monday, March 26 through Sunday, April 1. "These special events give attendees a chance to enjoy themselves and relax after a long day shopping The Market," said Karen Olson, vice president of marketing for Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. (MMPI) High Point Properties. "We strive to create a forum for conducting business and networking with colleagues, and these special events are perfect for that." Below is a day-by-day schedule of these not-to-be-missed events hosted by Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. in High Point: Monday, March 26 Home Accents Today Tent Party Century Courtyard, Market Square 6-8 p.m. Join us for live entertainment featuring Too Much Sylvia and complimentary food and drinks, co-sponsored by Home Accents Today and Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. Tuesday, March 27 WithIt Tent Party Century Courtyard, Market Square 6-8 p.m. Stop by for an opportunity to network and enjoy an evening of food, dancing and fun co-sponsored by WithIt and Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. Enjoy the smooth sounds of J'Azure, also featuring Biltmore Estate Wine Company. Wednesday, March 28 ART Tent Party Century Courtyard, Market Square 6-8 p.m. ART, the decorative accessory industry association, hosts the ART Party every market for its members and member prospects. All decorative accessory manufacturers, retailers, sales reps, and designers are welcome at this networking event and are invited to join the association to participate in the many programs that are dedicated to the accessory industry. Live entertainment and complimentary food and beverages will be provided and co-sponsored by ART (Accessories Resource Team) and Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. Thursday, March 29 GREENStyle Party Century Courtyard, Market Square 6-8 p.m. Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., The High Point Market Authority and the Sustainable Furniture Council present an evening honoring the importance of sustainability in the home furnishings industry. The party will be hosted by Danny Seo, best-selling author, columnist, radio talk-show host, and eco-friendly lifestyle advocate, who was recently featured in a story in the San Francisco Chronicle under the headline "The next Martha Stewart is young, green, and a guy." Join us for complimentary food, drinks and entertainment. Friday, March 30 Designer Night in the Courtyard Century Courtyard, Market Square 6-8 p.m. In honor of the important role designers play in the home furnishings industry, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. and the High Point Market Authority are throwing a party in their honor. All are welcome to join us in the Century Courtyard for complimentary food, drinks and entertainment by The Jazz Squad featuring Tim Smith formerly of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, in celebration of the design community. Saturday, March 31 Courtyard Cookout - Southern Style Century Courtyard, Market Square 6-8 p.m. Join us for an evening sponsored by Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. and High Point Market Authority featuring complimentary food and beverages and live entertainment from one of Nashville's newest upcoming stars, Lisa Dames. FOOD SERVICE FOR THE SPRING MARKET Also enhancing the experience of the Market will be the great choice of places to start out the morning or spend a lunch break. Registered market attendees can stop in at any one of 10 great locations to grab a quick bite or enjoy an afternoon pick-me-up. Below is a list of the snack spots that will be open throughout the Market: Don's Barbeque & Courtyard Cookout Historic Market Square-Century Courtyard Tent *Now Serving Breakfast* Breakfast: 8 - 10:30 a.m. Lunch: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm Featuring Southern barbeque and homemade burgers will all the trimmings Jersey Mike's Suites @ Market Square -1st floor (top floor) 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Featuring its famous submarine sandwiches, chips and beverages Jumpin' Java Suites @ Market Square-1st floor (top floor) Suites @ Market Square-Mezzanine Level Historic Market Square-Century Courtyard Plaza Suites-1st floor 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. A great place for your favorite coffee, espresso, and cappuccino beverages Panera Bread Suites @ Market Square -Mezzanine floor Furniture Plaza - 2nd floor Atrium 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bagels and cream cheese, muffins, pastries, cookies, salads, sandwiches and beverages Pizza Vino Suites @ Market Square - 1st floor (top floor) Serving pizza, salads, desserts, and beverages Sammy G's Steakhouse Historic Market Square - 1st floor Breakfast: 8 - 10 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dinner: 6 - 10 p.m. Market Square is excited to announce a new restaurateur coming to the building beginning with the Spring 2007 Market. Sammy G's Steakhouse will feature a new twist on the traditional steak and seafood restaurant. Steak Out Suites @ Market Square - 1st floor (top floor) Plaza Suites - 2nd floor 11 p.m. - 4 p.m. Serving a variety of sandwiches, salads, baked potatoes, and beverages The Boiler Room Bar Historic Market Square - Ground/Mezzanine Level 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Boiler Room will be serving up fresh sandwiches and salads For more information, please call 800.677.MART (6278) or visit www.merchandisemart.com/highpoint. Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) is a trade show and property management firm, specializing in managing buildings devoted to wholesale showrooms and commercial office space. MMPI produces more than 300 trade shows, market events and conferences each year. MMPI manages The Merchandise Mart and 350 West Mart Center in Chicago; Market Square, the Suites at Market Square, Hamilton Market, Plaza Suites, Furniture Plaza and the National Furniture Mart in High Point, N.C.; the Architects & Designers Building and 7 W New York in New York; the Boston Design Center in Boston; the L.A. Mart in Los Angeles; and the Washington Design Center and Federal Center Southwest in Washington, D.C. Vornado Realty Trust, owner of MMPI, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust. Vornado's common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO.