Give Bees A Chance

It turns out that every bee gets his day – May 20.

Berry Good, Antioxidant Berry Salad

How about a colorful berry salad to get ready for the summer? The healthy antioxidant salad contains blueberries, blackberries and kid-friendly buttermilk poppyseed dressing ( vegan option for a dressing is included.) The salad is sweet, tangy, tasty and fun to dig into.

Hip and Cool Garden Plants

The intricacies and delights of a well-tended garden are explored at Dovecote. Call (828) 743-0307 for details.

Sharing and Learning

Carpe Diem Farms welcomes a busload of curious, enthusiastic Highlands School students.

Afternoon Delight in Cashiers NC

A good night’s sleep lies at the heart of Afternoon Delight.


Ask anyone who lives on the Plateau and they’ll eagerly tell you why all four seasons are glorious! Winter views, spring wildflowers, summer hikes and waterfalls, and autumn leaves. There is something here that speaks to the heart of the nature lover all year long. Wiinter activities take on a magical quality. Spring and summer months bring bounteous blooms. Apples, glowing leaves, and craft fairs are here during autumn. Search below for seasonal favorites.

Seasons Results

2017 Concert Season at Pac
Highlands Performing Arts Center
The Highlands Performing Arts Center’s 2017 Concert Season begins Saturday, June 17, with the PAC Gala featuring an all-new show by The Hit Men 2.0.   more
2017 Concert Season at PAC
Highlands Performing Arts Center
Saturday, June 24, brings bluegrass at its finest back to PAC with Seldom Scene.   more
2017 Job Fair
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library
Come meet top employers from Accommodations, Clubs, Restaurants and Retailers looking for full-time, year-round and seasonal employees.   more
2017 Solar Eclipse Community Forum
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library
On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Community Forum at the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library at 5 pm.  more
2017 Was Cookin'!
Published on
2017/12 - December
Each month, The Laurel features favorite recipes from our favorite people. Click through to view this past year's recipes from Highlands and Cashiers.  more
2018 Cashiers Designer Showhouse
Blue Ridge School
07/27/2018 to 08/05/2018
Parking will be at Blue Ridge School and all attendees must ride the shuttles to the event location.  more
2018 Symposium at Southern Highlands Reserve
8:30am-3:00pm at the Chestnut Lodge, Southern Highlands Reserve, Lake Toxaway, $95  more
2019 Golf Trips
Published on
2018/05 - May
Now is the time to schedule your trips to the storied courses of Scotland and Ireland.  more
25 Years of Carpe Diem
Published on
2017/03 - March
A crazy dream and an unshakeable faith led to the formation of Carpe Diem Farms 25 years ago.  more
30 Years in the Fur Trade
Published on
2016/05 - May
The luxurious creations at Highlands Furs are the fruits of owner/designer Alex Neymark’s imagination and carefully honed skills.   more