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

Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust: The Best Gift of All
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2017/12 - December
The holiday season is the perfect time to reflect upon the vital work undertaken by the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust.  more
Holiday Reading at Highlands PAC
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2017/11 - November
The Highlands Cashiers Players will stage its Holiday Reading at the Highlands Performing Arts Center at 7:00 P.M. Thursday, December 14.  more
Holiday Readings & Music
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2016/11 - November
Highlands Cashiers Players’ Annual Holiday Reading is the perfect tonic for a slumbering Christmas spirit. The free program will be staged at 7:00 P.M. Thursday, December 15, at the Highlands Performing Arts Center.  more
Hometown Heroes
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2017/10 - October
Local Scouts are rallying the Highlands community for a wreath laying ceremony in honor of veterans at noon Saturday, December 16, at Highlands Memorial Park.  more
Ice Skating in Highlands Returns
Published on
2017/11 - November
A generous gift from Art and Angela Williams sparkles at the center of Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park.   more
If You Don't Look 30
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2015/01 - Winter
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In the Nick of Time
Published on
2016/12 - December
Santa has carved out time in this busiest season to meet with his youngest friends at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park.  more
Institute for the Environment, Highlands Biological Station
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2017/12 - December
For the students studying at the Highlands Biological Station, the natural bounty of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau is a vast field of questions and complexities.  more
Jack Thomas Lombard
Published on
2015/01 - Winter
JACK THOMAS LOMBARD May 8, 1927 – September 1, 2014 Jack Lombard’s passing is an enormous loss to this corner of the Southern Appalachians. His story and irrepressible spirit represented what’s best about us.   more
Join the Parade!
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2016/11 - November
Highlands’ Olde Mountain Christmas Parade will wind down Main Street at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 3. This cherished event embodies the finest virtues of small town American life.  more

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