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 New Hotness
Published on
2015/03 - March
The perfect tonic for the end of a long, long winter? A bowl of subtle heat washed down with a mouthful of cornbread and an ice cold beverage. Don’t miss the Highlands Chili Cook-off, 6:30 to 9:30 P.M. Saturday, March 14, at the Community Building.   more
The Orchard
Published on
2015/12 - December
But here’s the thing – a meal at The Orchard is worth a 90-minute wait. First of all, the restaurant is loaded with charm – this restored farmhouse embraces its storied heritage, adoring its walls with all sorts of ephemera wandering from the 1880s all the way through the 1940s. The resulting effect is cozy country casual, as welcoming as Cashiers has always been to its guests.   more
The Oven Bird
Published on
2017/08 - August
A message for our time and our place, courtesy of the Highlands Plateau Audubon Society.  more
The Paradigm of Posture
Published on
2017/09 - September
Treating fascia with care and wisdom lies at the heart of living with a healthy body.  more
The Park for the People
Published on
2017/01 - Winter
The vibrant Village Green serves as the lively heart of Cashiers, thanks to a small army of volunteers and benefactors.  more
The Perfect Partner
Published on
2016/08 - August
The success of Bel Canto, now a Highlands institution, is predicated upon the talents and deep experience of pianist-accompanist Dr. Stephen Dubberly. Bel Canto will be performed at 4:00 P.M. Sunday, September 11.  more
The Perils of PPIs
Published on
2016/10 - October
Prolonged usage of Proton Pump Inhibitors can lead to long-term complications.  more
The Players’ Season
Published on
2016/09 - September
Highlands Cashiers Players launches its 2016-17 season with the knockabout comedy “Don’t Dress For Dinner,” September 1-4. For tickets and information about the season, call (828) 526-8084 and visit HighlandsCashiersPlayers.org.  more
The Plucky Perching Birds of March
Published on
2016/03 - March
With the advent of warmer weather, our local songbirds are making their joyful presence known.  more
The Poinsettia Legend
Published on
2015/12 - December
The gorgeous Poinsettia has a heritage as rich as the holiday it adorns.  more