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 skisapphirevalley.com/great-outhouse-races.

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 OldEdwardsInn.com 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.

Seasons

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

Enrich Your World with CLE
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2017/05 - May
The Center for Life Enrichment’s May offerings explore the world of international relations, the dazzling services offered by Siri and the marvelous wildflower garden of Dick and Judy Allison. For more information or to register, call (828) 526-8811.   more
Experience Your World
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2016/03 - March
A full slate of workshops at the Highlands Biological Station will focus on the natural wonders found in this corner of Western North Carolina.  more
Fly Fishing Festival
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2017/04 - April
Serious and not-so-serious anglers will discover challenges and a healthy dose of fun on the local waterways of the Three River Fly Fishing Festival, April 27-29.  more
Garden Club Plant Sale
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2017/05 - May
The Mountain Garden Club’s always popular Plant Sale will be held at 9:00 A.M. Saturday, May 27, at the Highlands Ball Field.  more
Gathering On The Green
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2016/03 - March
Cashiers celebrates Easter with events both silly and solemn at The Village Green, March 26 and 27.  more
Get Hooked
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2016/03 - March
Ask any angler – there’s plenty of fun to be found in the waters around Highlands. Find out for yourself at the Three River Fly Fishing Festival, set for April 28-30.  more
Gray Catbird
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2017/04 - April
Appearing in wooded areas, this medium-sized songbird occupies the underbrush, feeding on berries and insects.  more
Happiness is a Butterfly
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2016/05 - May
Butterflies get a boost at the Mountain Garden Club Plant Sale, Saturday, May 28, at the Highlands Ball Field.  more
It’s Tailgating Time Again
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2017/05 - May
The Village Green Tailgate Market, set for Wednesdays from 3:00 to 6:00 P.M. at the Village Green Commons, begins May 24.  more
Joy on the Green
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2017/03 - March
The Joy Garden Tour, a celebration of Cashiers’ extraordinary cultivated landscapes, is set for July 12-16. Proceeds will benefit the Village Green at the heart of Cashiers.  more

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