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

Christmases Past
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2016/12 - December
Santa has always had a special place in his heart for local children.  more
Come to the Manger
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2016/11 - November
Local children will celebrate the Christmas message with a trio of musical performances in both Cashiers and Highlands.  more
Cozy Up at the Farm in Highlands
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2017/12 - December
Internationally-cherished vintner Schug Winery takes the spotlight for an unforgettable wine dinner at Old Edwards Inn’s The Farm, Saturday, January 13. For reservations, call (828) 787-2635.  more
Cullasaja Women’s Outreach Invests $200,000
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2017/11 - November
An Inspiring Tale of What Generosity of Spirit and Purposeful Passion Can Do.  more
Custom-Built Homes by Lupoli
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2015/01 - Winter
Lupoli Construction and Old Edwards Club’s devotion to exquisite detail inform every aspect of an exciting new planned community.  more
December’s Joy, Highlands First Presbyterian Events
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2017/11 - November
Highlands First Presbyterian powers the Christmas Season with spirit-filled music throughout December.  more
Deep Bone Nourishment
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2018/01 - Winter
For Ashby Underwood, a judicious return to the basics has brought a nourishing, delicious Bone Broth.  more
Does Your Plan Need a Makeover?
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2015/01 - Winter
Ever Green Ever Glorious
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2016/12 - December
The Cashiers Christmas Parade, slated for noon Saturday, December 10, is powered by a remarkable community spirit.  more
Favorite Winter Fun Spot
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2016/01 - Winter
Forget the Winter Slump – there are plenty of options to keep yourself in shape.  more