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.


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

The Love of Learning | Highlands, NC
Published on
2017/03 - March
The Center for Life Enrichment’s 2017 slate of classes brings the entire world to the twin communities of Highlands and Cashiers. For more information or to register, call (828) 526-8811.  more
The Lush Ligularia
Published on
2016/06 - June
Bashful Ligularia puts on a spectacular show if given the chance in local gardens.  more
The Magic of Falconry
Published on
2017/08 - August
Pete Kipp’s childhood encounter with a Goshawk forged a lifelong love and respect for raptors.  more
The Magical and Mysterious World of Elena Vizerskaya’s Photography
Center For Life Enrichment
Elena Vizerskaya is a master Ukrainian photo artist.   more
The Martian
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library
When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney (Matt Damon), presumed dead after a fierce storm.   more
The Merry Merry Month
Published on
2016/05 - May
Merry May is a dizzying kaleidoscope of color and a season of friskiness among local flora and fauna.  more
The Metropolitan Opera Live
Highlands Performing Arts Center
The Metropolitan Opera Live via Satellite features Nabucco by Verdi, 12:55 P.M., Saturday April 8, at the Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, 507 Chestnut Street, Highlands, N.C. Tickets available online at www.highlandspac.org or by calling (828) 526-9047.  more
The Morality of Medicine
Published on
2016/07 - July
The Movies of Burt Lancaster
Center For Life Enrichment
Startlingly handsome, witty, charming and intensely sexual, actor and producer Burt Lancaster was one of Hollywoods great stars.   more
The National Theatre of London's Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Highlands Performing Arts Center
Raw passion is served up at the Highlands Performing Arts Center throughout the month of October.  more