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North American River Otter: Highlands Biological Foundation

If the last year has left you feeling a little shaky, it’s time for a celebration! Otters are back to splashing on the Plateau! To catch a glimpse of these endlessly enchanting creatures, visit The Highlands Botanical Garden, open dawn to dusk, at 930 Horse Cove Road.

The Purple Finch | Highlands Plateau Audubon Society

This “sparrow dipped in raspberry juice” stays the winter with us.

Art From the Forest: The Art of Michael and Joann Brown

An appreciation for nature and tradition and a healthy sense of creative playfulness are woven into each of Michael and Joann Brown’s unique creations.

Hiking the Stars: The Art of Donald Furnald

A bright-as-sunshine painting on display at Shakespeare & Company Booksellers recalls a golden afternoon when a pair of hot-air balloons adorned the skies above Highlands.

Journey Through Reading: Highlands Author Jeannie Chambers

Jeannie Chambers’ latest book explores the perils and possibilities of glimpsing the future. Arnetta and The Mirror of Destiny is available locally as well as on Amazon.

Viruses Go. Art Remains. The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers

For now, The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers is quietly marshaling its creative energies to shape a year of promise and progress.

A New Year of Art at The Bascom

The Bascom emerges from a shadowed 2020 with a string of new initiatives and a dazzling new website – thebascom.org.

Winter Happenings at Highlands PAC

A pair of bracing performances from the National Theatre of London and six groundshaking football championships are on the ticket at Highlands PAC. You can stage your own party as well – call (828) 526-9047 or visit HighlandsPerformingArts.com

Behind the Scenes: Highlands Playhouse

Thanks to a “Hey, let’s put on a show!” enthusiasm fostered by scores of MGM musicals from yesteryear, Highlands Playhouse is embracing its 2021 season with dazzling new upgrades and a relentlessly optimistic spirit.

Perfect Craftsmanship: Highlands Artist Vatsal Corbett

A deep reverence for the miracle and mysteries embedded in a piece of wood is the animating principle for woodworker/artist Vatsal Corbett.

Time, Light and Motion: Cover Artist Rodney Byard

For Rodney Byard, the vast wild places of the Plateau (and beyond) are his endlessly surprising studio.

Grin & Bear It! Cashiers Chamber of Commerce

The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce’s new campaign reminds everyone that by simply observing a few sensible steps, we can keep ourselves and our neighbors Covid-free.