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Ice, Ice, Baby
Highlands NC

Highlands Ice Rink is open at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park. (Note to Olympic Hopefuls: The Beijing Winter Olympics debut in two months, so

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Jubilant Illumination
Highlands NC

Decked out in jubilant illumination, Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park sets the stage for a joyous Holiday Season.

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Trim our Town
Highlands NC

Trim Our Town is an ardent way to bring the Jolly to downtown Highlands.

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Ice, Ice, Baby | Highlands NC

Highlands Ice Rink is open at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park. (Note to Olympic Hopefuls: The Beijing Winter Olympics debut in two months, so there’s still plenty of time to practice.)

Light Up The Village | Cashiers NC

The breathtaking Christmas Display at The Village Green is testament to a vibrant community.

Survey and Services | Highlands Cashiers Plateau

Local libraries are shaping their futures thanks to input from citizens.


Wreaths Across America | Highlands NC

Wreaths Across America will commemorate the sacrifices of veterans at noon on Saturday, December 18, at Highlands Memorial Park. For any questions about sponsoring wreaths locally or about the event, please contact Phil Potts at (828) 200-9753 or [email protected].

Cheese Biscuit Queen at Half-Mile Farm

Mary Martha Greene’s Hosted Weekend at Half-Mile Farm promises to be playful, satisfying in so many ways, and rewarding, but probably not explosive. For reservations, visit HalfMileFarm.com.

A Joyful Noise | Fireside at The Farm

Mike Kinnebrew’s concert at The Farm at Old Edwards, set for December 16, marks a joyful return to the Plateau. The public is invited. For more information and tickets, visit oldedwardshospitality.com/fireside.


Jubilant Illumination | Highlands NC

Decked out in jubilant illumination, Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park sets the stage for a joyous Holiday Season.

Trim our Town | Highlands NC

Trim Our Town is an ardent way to bring the Jolly to downtown Highlands.

Christmas Around The World

The Spirit of Christmas that animates the Holiday Season here on the Plateau has its roots in traditions from around the world. (And yes, that’s a Yule Goat.)


An Appalachian Christmas at Earthshine Lodge

Earthshine Lodge at 1600 Golden Road in Lake Toxaway has captured the quintessential mountain Christmas celebration with a series of three jolly weekends. For reservations (a must!), visit earthshinenc.com.

Highlands Motoring Festival Donates to Local Charities

True to its founding principles, Highlands Motoring Festival donates $81,000 in proceeds from its 2021 festival to a trio of local charities.

Visit Highlands NC Announces Local Non Profit Grant Winners

The recipients of Visit Highlands, NC’s first-quarter grants are Highlands Biological Foundation’s Kids Hike Highlands, $2,000; and Highlands Plateau Greenway, $8,156.06.