The beasts of the forest and the birds of the sky get their chance to shine in the spotlight at Mountain Wildlife Days, July 16-17 at the Sapphire Valley Resort Community Center. For additional information, visit mountainwildlifedays.com or call the Sapphire Resort Community Center at (828) 743-7663.
Along with the tour of beautiful private gardens, the Village GreenShops are open to everyone. Shoppers can browse the selections from more than 35 vendors. A boutique experience of choice items appeals to garden and floral enthusiasts but the shops also include a discriminating collection of antiques, personalized items, gourmet food, distinctive home furnishings, clothing, jewelry and more. A number of special events are planned including a book signing with James Farmer on Saturday morning. This book signing event is sponsored by local merchant, Rustiks.
Known as the “Cheers” of Bookstores, the Bookworm in Highlands is affiliated with the Hudson Library: all books are donated; all staff are volunteers; and all funds go to help support the library. More than a retail store, we are a community service offering carefully sorted donated books to provide the best quality at a used bookstore price.
A new music event, Cashiers “Village Crawl” will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 16, featuring Nitrograss taking the Commons stage and Spalding McIntosh and Lionhearts performing at the Gazebo near the Cashiers crossroads. The evening will include pop-up boutique shops at the Commons venue along with a wine tasting by the Highlands Wine Shoppe. Food trucks will serve up delicious food to purchase on both sides of The Village Green. Local retailers will be open late and businesses will have special promotions that evening. Sip, savor, shop, and stroll the newly refurbished Cashiers Greenway Ramble for a delightful midsummer night with friends and family.