A Holiday Step in Time

The Zachary-Tolbert House is an oasis of tranquility and transcendent beauty amidst the cares and concerns of this busy season.
Illustration by Norma Jean Zahner

Saved by a Donut Dude

A random donut shop encounter reveals the state of the Universe. We’re all in trouble.

Stepping Outdoors With Ann

Ann Campbell’s passion for the natural world helps to fuel the Highlands Plateau Audubon Society’s vital mission.
Sue Blair with Xantos and Ellie Mae

A Most Wonderful Time

The Christmas Season is a a time of reflection and gratitude at Carpe Diem Farms.

From Islands to Mountains

Twenty-four dogs and puppies from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico have been given a new leash(!) on life at Cashiers Highlands Humane Society.
Marty Rosenfield

Highlands Food Pantry

Even as its needs increase, The Highlands Food Pantry is seeing a dramatic cut to its steady supply of food.


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“Littles” at International Friendship Center’s family art weekend at The Bascom.

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Art at The Bascom
Published on
2017/12 - December
The Bascom is the perfect site for inspiration, education, and renewal.  more
Celebrate Theater at Highlands Playhouse
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2017/11 - November
With the advent of November, Highlands Playhouse ramps up its calendar of events for the entire community.  more
Highlands Cashiers Players - A Jolly Good Read
Published on
2017/12 - December
The Highlands Cashiers Players deliver a delicious taste of the Christmas season with a pair of free readings, December 14 at the Highlands Performing Arts Center and December 18 at the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library.  more
Highlands Playhouse: Drama That Makes a Difference
Published on
2017/12 - December
The excitement of live theater is being kindled in the minds and imagination of local children at Highlands Playhouse.  more
Jay Drummonds: On My Own Terms
Published on
2017/12 - December
A well-crafted country song spins a darn good yarn. Just ask Jay Drummonds.  more
Marx Your Calendar, Highlands Performing Arts Center
Published on
2017/12 - December
A sweet holiday reading and a peek at the zany (yes, zany) life of a young Karl Marx are served up this month at The Highlands Performing Arts Center.  more
The Idea of the Multiple, Bascom Artist Grant Benoit
Published on
2017/12 - December
For Grant Benoit, the vistas of printmaking are a dazzling array of shapes, colors and textures.  more
A Comedy Tonight!
Published on
2017/06 - June
Comedy tonight! Highlands Playhouse’s premiere 2017 offering, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” is a bawdy, irresistible farce – July 13-29. For tickets or more information, call (828) 526-2695.  more
A Mountain Faith Christmas
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2017/11 - November
International Bluegrass sensation The Mountain Faith Band will perform at the Highlands Performing Arts Center at 8:00 P.M. Friday, November 24.  more
A Passion for Painting
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2017/05 - May
The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers showcases the art of Pauline Marr.  more