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

The Vega String Quartet
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2017/10 - October
The Vega String Quartet brings the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival’s 2017 season to a close with an elegant gift to the twin communities.  more
The Vega String Quartet at Chestnut Hill
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The Vega String Quartet returns to the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau by popular demand for a series of concerts.  more
The Village Green: A Park for the People
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2017/12 - December
The Village Green is a perfect reflection of the culture and the natural beauty of Cashiers and its surroundings.  more
The Wheel Deal
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2016/03 - March
The 24th edition of the Tour de Cashiers, set for May 14, tests the mettle of beginning and very, very serious cyclists. For information or registration, visit  more
The World is But a Canvas
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2017/04 - April
Billy Love’s expansive vision for The Bascom includes the entire communities of Highlands and Cashiers.  more
The Yin to My Yang
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2016/09 - September
The loss of Peter Raoul touches upon every facet of Carpe Diem Farms.  more
The Yoga Therapy Difference
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2016/08 - August
Yoga Therapy offers deeply personalized service and a healthier approach to living.  more
Theatre Tribute to Danny, Highlands Playhouse Season
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2018/03 - March
Highlands Playhouse’s 2018 season promises a rollicking good time, week after week.  more
Their Hands to Yours
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2017/07 - July
The generous bounty of the Highlands Plateau is offered at Highlands Marketplace, Saturday mornings at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park.  more
Their Wish Granted
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2016/01 - Winter
The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers expands its reach and influence with membership in North Carolina’s Regional Artist Project Grants program.  more