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

Highlands’ Ice Skating Rink
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2018/01 - Winter
Like something from a storybook, Highlands’ Ice Skating Rink is the perfect spot for making cherished winter memories.  more
A Beautiful Challenge
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2016/12 - December
There’s no respite in the level of care given to the animals of the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society, despite a winter’s pause in adoptions.  more
A Cashiers Christmas
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2017/11 - November
Revel without a Pause – The Cashiers Village Green launches the holiday season with a fun-filled party featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus and a spectacular tree-lighting. Everyone is invited Friday, November 24.  more
A Choral Celebration of the Nativity, Highlands NC
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2017/12 - December
“A Choral Celebration of the Nativity” is a glorious musical performance for the entire community – 5:00 P.M. Saturday and Sunday, December 9 and 10, at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in Highlands.  more
A Food Pantries Christmas
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2016/11 - November
A Food Pantries Christmas is the loving choice for the hard-to-please names on your Christmas List.  more
A Good Olde Time for All, Highlands Christmas Parade
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2017/12 - December
Highlands’ Olde Mountain Christmas Parade is infused with joy, laughter, music, and more than a few surprises.  more
A Highlands Skate of Mind!
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2016/11 - November
The Ice Rink at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park is unveiled in all its wintry glory this season.  more
A Holiday Step in Time, Cashiers Historical Society
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2017/12 - December
The Zachary-Tolbert House is an oasis of tranquility and transcendent beauty amidst the cares and concerns of this busy season.  more
A Merry March
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2016/11 - November
The 42nd Annual Cashiers Christmas Parade will be staged at noon Saturday, December 10. There’s still plenty of room for entries of all sorts. Call (828) 743-5191 for more information.  more
A Night to Remember
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2015/01 - Winter
Bring on the Bubbly! Old Edwards Inn & Spa’s Laurent-Perrier Champagne Dinner, set for Friday, January 23, is an irresistible celebration of this most joyous beverage.   more

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