Pumpkin Crepes

Pumpkin Crepes lead the season with both their bold taste and their absolutely beautiful presentation.

Preserving the Bear Shadow

The Shadow of the Bear remains the Shadow of the Bear thanks to the generosity of local landowners and the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust.

Santa on The Green

Children of all ages are invited to come and tell Santa Claus their Christmas wishes.
Photo by Charles Johnson

Winter Waterfall in Cashiers NC

As we enter the Quiet Time, the babbling waters of Silver Run Falls are a welcome companion.


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

Wellness Festival
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The Holistic Highlands Wellness Festival will be staged at Highlands Creek Village Plaza from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Saturday, October 8. Everyone is invited to attend.  more
Westley Benton, Woodturning Game Calls
The Bascom
Learn the basics of woodturning by turning your own game call with master woodturner, Westley Benton, of Westley’s Wood Art. Students will take home a fully functional game call, great for use in the field or as a gift to the outdoorsman in your life!  more
What a Ride!
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2016/10 - October
Throughout its nearly 25 years, Carpe Diem Farms has been powered by the passion of its volunteers.  more
What a Wonderful Web
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2017/01 - Winter
Laurel’s magnificent new website offers a kaleidoscopic view of the glories of life in Cashiers and Highlands. Visit us at TheLaurelMagazine.com.  more
What Does Prevention Feel Like to You?
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2017/10 - October
Staying healthy is a matter of knowledge and conviction. Your body is awaiting your decision.  more
What Fires His Success
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2016/05 - May
For Harry Hearne, discovering the world of ceramics was an unexpected, happy homecoming.  more
What Is Chautauqua?
Center For Life Enrichment
Join five experienced presenters from Chautauqua Institution: Ira Cooperman, Chaz Kerschner, Jane Kerschner, Bob Hopper and Carol Hopper, as they give a brief talk on how they discovered this Mother-ofLifelong-Learning and why they value it so highly.  more
What Kind of Patient are You?
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2015/05 - May
What Lives on Our Land
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2016/06 - June
The Highlands Biological Station and the Nature Center are diving into the busy summer season with a flurry of activity.  more
What to Say to the FDA
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2016/12 - December
The Food and Drug Administration’s new guidelines seem to target natural supplements and remedies.  more