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

Joyfully Ring in Highlands NC
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2017/11 - November
It’s a blending of old favorites and fun new carols when the Handbell Choir of Highlands United Methodist Church stage their Christmas Concert, December 10 and December 13.  more
Kicking off Christmas in Cashiers
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2017/11 - November
The festive colors of silver and gold will have a special resonance at this year’s Cashiers Area Christmas Parade, set for noon Saturday, December 9. If you’d like to participate, contact the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce at (828) 743-5191 by Friday, December 1.  more
Kids Make a Joyful Noise
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2016/12 - December
The young voices of the Highlands-Cashiers Children’s Choir will offer a glorious cantata celebrating the Birth of the Christ with a trio of performances – 10:50 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Sunday, December 4; and 3:30 P.M. Sunday, December 18.   more
Leadership Highlands
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2015/01 - Winter
Leadership Highlands is seeking alumni to celebrate the past and create a vision for the future.   more
Let Joy Ring
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2016/12 - December
The irresistibly cheerful sounds of The Mountain Top Ringers will set the soundtrack for the holiday season with concerts on December 11 and 14 at Highlands United Methodist Church.  more
Light, Magic & Wanda
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2017/01 - Winter
A fortuitous moment, a discerning eye, and a really snazzy app give us our Winter Photo Contest Winner.  more
Lighting Up the World
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2015/01 - Winter
The Rotary Club of Highlands makes itself known through generous giving, both at home and around the world.   more
Like Music to Your Ears
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2016/11 - November
The magnificent sounds of The Highlands Community Christian Chorale are a grace note in the hectic holiday season. Everyone is invited to a pair of concerts at First Presbyterian Church – 5:00 P.M. Saturday, December 10, and Sunday, December 11.   more
Live Via Satellite at Highlands PAC
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2018/01 - Winter
A quartet of shows at the Highlands Performing Arts Center celebrate the magic of theater and the enduring power of opera.  more
Lovin’ Our Locals
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2017/01 - Winter
Local residents get their chance to revel in the luxuries of Old Edwards Inn and Spa through March.  more

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