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

Make a Santa Memory
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2015/12 - December
Even with his hectic holiday schedule, Santa makes time for visiting with his fans in Highlands – look for him on the lawn of the First Baptist Church, Saturdays in December before Christmas from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.  more
Make Them Dance
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2015/01 - Winter
A passion for the violin, a love for the fiddle and a life-long talent for music have led Mitchell Metz and Porch Forty to headliner status and a sweet album.   more
Nature’s Own Tree Ornament
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2015/12 - December
Its bold scarlet splash of color amidst a gray forest landscape has made the Cardinal a beloved Plateau resident.   more
Noshing with St. Nick
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2015/12 - December
Santa Claus will visit Highlands United Methodist Church at 8:30 A.M. Saturday, December 12, to share breakfast with his friends, hear their whispered wishes, and pose for photos. Call the church office at (828) 526-3376 for reservations.  more
Nothing but Love for You
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2015/01 - Winter
The world-famous Old Edwards Inn & Spa turns its attention inward during the sleepy winter months and offers its deeply indulgent guest experience to local residents.   more
Old Edwards' We Love Locals Promotion
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2018/01 - Winter
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.  more
One Cookie, Ten Ways
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2016/12 - December
This simple holiday cookie recipe can transform into 10 delicious variations.  more
Our Winter Waterfowl
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2016/01 - Winter
Winter waterfowl take center stage in the mountains’ quiet winter months.  more
PAC is Packed in 2015
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2015/01 - Winter
Highlands Performing Arts Center’s Live in HD series offers tragedy, fairy tales and noirish thrillers all winter long.  more
Pets Love Christmas, Too
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2016/12 - December
The residents of Forever Farm could use some loving support during the holiday season.  more

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