Pumpkin Crepes

Pumpkin Crepes lead the season with both their bold taste and their absolutely beautiful presentation.

Preserving the Bear Shadow

The Shadow of the Bear remains the Shadow of the Bear thanks to the generosity of local landowners and the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust.

Santa on The Green

Children of all ages are invited to come and tell Santa Claus their Christmas wishes.
Photo by Charles Johnson

Winter Waterfall in Cashiers NC

As we enter the Quiet Time, the babbling waters of Silver Run Falls are a welcome companion.

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

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
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2016/12 - December
Santa has carved out time in this busiest season to meet with his youngest friends at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park.  more
Jack Thomas Lombard
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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
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

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