Donna Woods and Marty Rosenfield
Us and the Snow

It took a snowstorm to reveal what had been obvious from the start – Donna Woods and Marty Rosenfield were meant to find one another.

Mathew Basford
Fisher Vineyards Wine Dinner
The Farm at Old Edwards

With its unique blend of exquisite vintages and irresistibly off-center dishes, The Farm at Old Edwards’ Top Chef Dinner, set for May 21, promises

Magical Morning Light
Cover Artist Carole Shepardson

Carole Shepardson’s clever shutter captures the magic and the mystery embedded within life on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

Art and The Automobile

The Bascom revs up its Main Gallery with FreeWheeling, a dynamic show celebrating all things Automotive, May 11 through August 21.

Twilight Runs
Highlands Rotary Club

The exclusive Twilight 5K and 10K Race will wind through Highlands on Saturday, May 15. For more information or to register, visit

The Power of Music
Bear Shadow Music Festival

The music and the food and the fun times of Bear Shadow will extend across the Plateau, April 23-25. For more details (and up-to-the-minute information),

Bear Shadow Music Festival Local Love
Feel the Music and the Love at Bear Shadow Music Festival

Bear Shadow, slated for April 23-25, is showing the love for its Macon, Jackson, Transylvania, and Rabun residents with a ticket discount.


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Books, Bites, & Authors

A slate of writers will be appearing on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau this year, illuminating their works, revealing themselves, and offering their visions of the world.

The Plateau’s Artful Icon | Artist Patty Calderone

Patty Calderone’s ceaseless hunger for new techniques and themes brings a dynamic energy and focus to her works.

Ready to Show its Colors | Highlands Cashiers Art League

The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers has drawn upon its deep pools of creativity to bring color and texture and energy back to the Plateau.

Magical Morning Light | Cover Artist Carole Shepardson

Carole Shepardson’s clever shutter captures the magic and the mystery embedded within life on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

Scouting for Salamanders | Highlands Biological Station

The Plateau’s beloved salamanders will get their time in the sun (though they prefer leafy underbrush and shaded shorelines) when Highlands Biological Station’s Facebook page offers a pair of close-up programs – Nature 101 at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 20; and Salamander Saturday, May 1.

Upping Your Game | Golf on the Highlands Cashiers Plateau

A golf coach can improve the fortunes of every golfer, at every level of skill and experience.

Piano in the Woods | Highlands Plateau Audubon Society

The American Robin brings song and color to a pandemic-dazed Highlands Cashiers Plateau in need of a burst of cheerfulness.

Farming and Foraging on The Plateau

There’s magic in the soil of The Many Hands Peace Farm at The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center.

A Place for Learning | Highlands Biological Station

The incredibly diverse bounty of plants and animals proves an irresistible lure to researchers from all around the country at Highlands Biological Station.

Celebrate Clayton

Celebrate Clayton Art Festival returns to the North Georgia Mountain community, April 24 and 25. For information, go to or contact Kathy Ford, Celebrate Clayton Chairman, at (706) 212-9958.

Scenic Drive | Highlands Motoring Festival

The 14th Annual Highlands Motoring Festival offers miles and miles of motoring at its heart. For information, visit

Native Plants in Native Soil | Mountain Garden Club Plant Sale

Highlands Mountain Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale, slated for Saturday, May 29, at the Town Ballfield is an inimitable opportunity to bring a bit of mountain goodness into your garden and landscaping.