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

120 year old Cashiers Petroglyph
Published on
2017/08 - August
The reasoning and technique behind the Cashiers Petroglyph are difficult to fathom.  more
12th Annual Songwriters Round
Trillium Links & Lake Club
Nashville Songwriters’ Round, a yearly event to support the Blue Ridge School Educational Foundation, will feature three performers including Rivers Rutherford.  more
14th annual Founder’s Day Celebration
Cashiers Historical Society
hosted by Cashiers Historical Society Thursday, September 28. on the beautiful grounds of the Zachary-Tolbert House.  more
1800s Cabin Still Home
Published on
2016/08 - August
Unbowed by over a century of use, the Bryson Homestead remains a cherished spot for this venerable Bull Pen family.  more
1800s Mountain Life
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2015/04 - April
Many years ago, my cousin Jane Edwards gave me a copy of a 17-page transcript titled “The Morning of My Life,” written in 1964 by Daisy Hill Barker, daughter of Charles Daniel Hill and Mary Jane Crenshaw. Daisy was born in the area of Horse Cove in December 1881. Following is one excerpt from this transcript.  more
2 Cute 2 Spook
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2016/10 - October
The Cashiers Crossroads rises up in its Halloween finery for Goblins in the Green, set for 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, October 28. Everyone (and their spooky, spooky pets) is invited.  more
2 Outstanding League Artists
Published on
2016/05 - May
A pair of outstanding local artists have received national recognition.  more
2017 Concert Season at Highlands PAC
Highlands Performing Arts Center
Saturday, July 1, features a fun-filled evening of comedy for the whole family with Keith Alberstadt.   more
2017 Concert Season at Pac
Highlands Performing Arts Center
The Highlands Performing Arts Center’s 2017 Concert Season begins Saturday, June 17, with the PAC Gala featuring an all-new show by The Hit Men 2.0.   more
2017 Concert Season at PAC
Highlands Performing Arts Center
Saturday, June 24, brings bluegrass at its finest back to PAC with Seldom Scene.   more