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

Be An Artist with Your Harvest
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2017/08 - August
Dovecote explores the myriad links between the garden and the kitchen, with stops at the bar along the way.  more
Be Sun Smart
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2016/06 - June
Beauty of Live Theater
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2017/08 - August
Live theater is alive and well on the Highlands Plateau, thanks to the Highlands Playhouse’s ongoing summer season.  more
Bel Canto Hits 25
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2017/08 - August
Extraordinary golden voices will provide the passion at the heart of Bel Canto’s Silver Anniversary.  more
Bountiful Blossoms
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2016/07 - July
The Bascom’s Mountains in Bloom is a celebration of the exquisite gardens that decorate Bowery Road in Highlands.  more
Brown Thrasher
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2016/07 - July
This large songbird is common on the plateau in the summer and can be seen using its long bill to toss leaves while feeding undercover on insects.  more
Cashiers Celestial Celebration
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2017/08 - August
Cashiers will not be caught off-guard in the path of the glorious August 21 Eclipse.  more
Cashiers Designer Showhouse
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2017/07 - July
The glories of three exquisite cottages comprise this year’s Cashiers Designer Showhouse, open for viewing August 12-27. For information, visit or call (828) 743-7710.  more
Cashiers Wacky Olympics
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2016/08 - August
Kids can test their Olympic mettle at The Village Green’s Cashiers Wacky Olympics, Saturday, August 13.  more
Chamber Music’s Charmers
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2016/11 - November
The Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival doubles down on the winning formula for its upcoming 2017 season.  more