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

HANDS Christmas Dinner
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2016/12 - December
HANDS offers a delicious Christmas Dinner and a beacon of hope for the less fortunate in the community.  more
HANDS Give, HANDS Receive
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2017/11 - November
The good people of HANDS are serving up a healthy helping of Christmas cheer with every place at the table.  more
HCP Holiday Reading
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2016/12 - December
The Highlands Cashiers Players’ annual Holiday Reading, set for 7:00 P.M. Thursday, December 15, at the Performing Arts Center, is a sure tonic for the Seasonal Blues.  more
Helping Hands
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2015/12 - December
A glorious Christmas feast is offered for everyone from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Christmas Day at Highlands Country Club. The celebration will benefit local charities. For more information or reservations, call (828) 526-9419.  more
Helping Hands, A Highlands Christmas Charity Event
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2017/12 - December
The Highlands Christmas Day Dinner is a marvelous way to celebrate the Christmas Spirit and enjoy a sumptuous meal.  more
Highlands Community Christian Chorale
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2016/12 - December
The glorious voices of the Highlands Community Christian Chorale will be raised in a pair of concerts at Highlands First Presbyterian Church, Saturday, December 10, and Sunday, December 11.  more
Highlands Chamber of Commerce: Crank Up Your Camera
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2017/12 - December
If a picture is worth a thousand words, the Highlands Chamber of Commerce’s latest social media plan is elegant poetry.  more
Highlands NC History: Raisin’ the Laugh
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2017/12 - December
Throughout his life, Highlander Bill Dwyer was a tireless fount of ideas and gentle humor.  more
Highlands NC: Wreathin’ Season
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2017/12 - December
A national movement is aiming to honor the sacrifices made by local veterans with a unique holiday memorial.  more
Highlands Olde Mountain Christmas Parade
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2017/11 - November
The Highlands Olde Mountain Christmas Parade, set for 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 2, is a celebration of the best of small-town life.  more

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