Journey Back To Joy

No matter where she finds herself, artist Penny Pollock is in the midst of beauty.

Mountain Theatre Company
A Jet-Fueled Valentine: Review of Mountain Theatre Company’s Rock of Ages

Mountain Theatre Company’s Rock of Ages is a jet-fueled (with a splash of Riunite) valentine to the 80s Power Ballad Era, running through August

Chief Holland

Highlands Police Chief Andrea ‘Sissy’ Holland puts a sunny face on a grueling job.

So Much To Talk About

The sisters saw it first – the love between Wendy Strong and Sam Lupas was meant to be. The obstacles vanished with a kiss.

The Sumptuousness of Primary

Season’s Bounty

The Plateau’s two green markets are a celebration of the landscape’s bounty and a tribute to the men and women who make it all possible.

Weekend Concerts

Lace up your dancing shoes – Highlands’ free weekend concerts return next month – Friday nights at Town Square and Saturday evenings at

The Bear & the Bands

The talent’s already lining up for the third incarnation of the Bear Shadow Music Festival, set for April 28-30. For ticketing and more information


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The Rotary Club of Highlands Hosts Guest Speaker

The Rotary Club of Highlands was honored today to host as our guest speaker for this week Carmen Waite, CEO of The Boys and Girls Club of the Plateau.

Books & Bites at Hudson Library: Jeffrey Lofton with Red Clay Suzie

This Books & Bites event is sponsored by the Hudson Library Board and includes complementary wine and cheese. Books will be available for purchase and signing at this free program.

When it’s Time to Celebrate

Even if it’s not Cinco de Mayo, a meal at Los Vaqueros naturally evolves into a celebration. Discover for yourself – 30 Dillard Road (next to Farmer’s Market); (828) 482-7040. Or there’s their Toxaway restaurant, 9 Toxaway Falls Drive. It’s owned by the same family, offers the same menu and has a warm, responsive staff – plus you can dine …

Hallmarks of The Festival

A trio of programs deepens the artistry and majesty of the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival’s 42nd season.

Big Things for Youth Theatre

A busy summer lies ahead for the young students of MGP Youth Theatre. For details or to register, call (828) 200-0889 or email [email protected].

Leaving The Past Behind

Art Highlands Gallery (previously Invocative Fine Art) offers exciting, cutting- edge creations from artists’ studios all over the country and world. First on this season’s docket: International Artist-in-Residence, Michael Hayden.

Highlands Porchfest Music Festival

Mark your calendars, because Highlands Porchfest is set for September 17. For information, call (828) 526-8811.

By Painting on My Own

For artist Zach Claxton, learning the intricacies of oil painting was…logical

Portraits of Wildlife and Pets

Every subject of Peggy Marra’s portraits has a uniquely personal tale to tell.

Happenings at The PAC

A dazzling revue, outlined with cocktails and desserts, sets the stage for an exhilarating month of music, drama, and fun.

The Boys are Back in Town!

The sweet sounds of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons return to the Plateau with a limited run engagement of Jersey Boys.

Meet Marci Isabelle Ambrose Founder and Designer

The exquisite jewelry of Marci Sherwood will be on full display in a series of trunk shows at Jeanie Edwards Fine Art Gallery on July 8, and at Acorns on August 19.