Sapphire Valley’s Annual Outhouse Race

When you have to go, go downhill – it’s Sapphire Valley’s annual Outhouse Race, set for Saturday, February 17. For information, visit

Old Edwards' We Love Locals Promotion

The Old Edwards Inn and Spa and Half Mile Farm honors its neighbors with its unique We Love Locals promotion throughout the winter season. Visit for more information.

Victuals & Rituals

The Old Edwards Inn and Spa brings an exquisite wine dinner, down-home victuals, the musings of authors Ronni Lundy and Sharyn McCrumb, and the irresistible sounds of The SteelDrivers. For more information, call (828) 787-2635.

Keeping Track

A marvelously detailed train layout is the perfect escape.

As Winter Unveils The Land

Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust curates a collection of precious wild places scattered throughout the Plateau.


Ask anyone who lives on the Plateau and they’ll eagerly tell you why all four seasons are glorious! Winter views, spring wildflowers, summer hikes and waterfalls, and autumn leaves. There is something here that speaks to the heart of the nature lover all year long. Wiinter activities take on a magical quality. Spring and summer months bring bounteous blooms. Apples, glowing leaves, and craft fairs are here during autumn. Search below for seasonal favorites.

Seasons Results

Food Pantry Benefits
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2017/01 - Winter
A generous community and the Highlands Food and Wine Festival ensure The Food Pantry of Highlands makes it through the winter.  more
Cashiers NC Weather
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Collective Spirits
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2017/04 - April
The Bascom’s Collective Spirits celebration, set for June 8-10, offers new twists on this Plateau favorite − the unofficial start of the Highlands Season.  more
Highlands Motoring Festival
Highlands North Carolina
06/07/2018 to 06/10/2018
The name says it all…what better place to be, in the middle of June than in the cool, crisp Blue Ridge Mountains at an altitude of 4118 feet? The Highlands Motoring Festival has been recognized as THE motoring festival event in June in the Southeast.   more
Highlands NC Weather
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Tour de Cashiers
Cashiers North Carolina
Tour de Cashiers is back! The annual event is set for Saturday, April 29th.  more
Art League of Highlands Cashiers Program
The Bascom
will be presented by mixed media artist, John Wilton of DeLand, Fla, Monday, June 19.   more
Cashiers Quilters Guild meeting
meets every Wednesday at 12:30 P.M. at Cashiers United Methodist Church  more
Cocktails in the Garden
Dargan Landscape Architects Dovecote Porch & Gardens
Sip & Chat, 5:00-7:00 P.M. Friday, June 30, Dovecote, (828) 743-0307,   more
Highlands’ Ice Skating Rink
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2018/01 - Winter
Like something from a storybook, Highlands’ Ice Skating Rink is the perfect spot for making cherished winter memories.  more