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30 years at Headwaters Outfitters

Whether you’re set on tubing down the French Broad River, or mounting a guided canoe or kayak expedition, or fly-fishing down the French Broad,

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Proper Wines for Passover & Seder

The details of our Passover and Easter meals are leavened (and unleavened) with deep cultural traditions.

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Whiskers, Wags & Whiskey: Cashiers Highlands Historical Society

Whiskers, Wags & Whiskey, set for Wednesday, June 29, at Wildcat Cliffs Country Club is a howling good time benefitting the residents of Cashiers-Highlands

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Locally Grown on the Green: Cashiers, NC

The Green Market offers a panoply of flavors and sensations on the Cashiers Village Green, every Wednesday through October.

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The Village Nature Series
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The Village Nature Series roars back to life with a series of in-depth explorations of our heritage, both Cherokee and natural.

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Sweet Sounds of Music: Highlands NC Weekend Concerts

Friday Night Live and Saturdays on Pine provide Highlands’ official Soundtrack of the Season. They’re free and everyone is invited.

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Orchard Sessions at The Farm

Mike Kinnebrew brings his tales of Love and Life to the Orchard Sessions at The Farm at Old Edwards, Thursday, May 19. For updates and to book

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Highlands Cashiers Easter Event Guide

Easter will be celebrated across the Plateau in all its post-Pandemic Glory.

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Bear Shadow Music Festival: Highlands NC

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Tastes of Spring at The Farm at Old Edwards

Chef Craig Richards, the impresario of Atlanta’s Lyla Lila Restaurant, serves up his favorite dishes and a host of front-of-the-house stories

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One Last Slice of Ice: Winter Recreation in Highlands

There are still a few places to squeeze every last measure of fun out of the retreating winter.

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Motoring the Mountain Miles: Highlands Motoring Festival

The 2022 Highlands Motoring Festival, slated for June 9-12, is revving up to be one for the books.

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Bear Shadow and Band of Horses: Highlands NC

Bear Shadow spotlights the complex, layered sound of Band of Horses, April 29. For information and tickets, visit bearshadownc.com.

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Toe-Tapping Taverns: Highlands NC

Both the High Dive and Ugly Dog Public House are keeping the beat with their live music schedules.

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Enriching Young Lives: The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center

The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center’s Youth Conferences, running throughout the month, provide direction and understanding about spirituality.

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Daytime Experiences at Bear Shadow: Highlands NC

Bear Shadow, slated for April 29 through May 1, sets the tone for a busy Plateau Season with an unforgettable series of daytime experiences.

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Sentimental Journey: Song, Dance and Nostalgia

The show opens with a celebration of sweet romance, then gradually turns into a rip-roaring musical revue, loaded with bobby-soxin’, bee-boppin’, finger-poppin’, and interludes of rousing patriotic tunes.

Afternoon Fundraiser

The vital work of Highlands Emergency Council will get a boost when it stages its big fundraiser at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park on Saturday, August 20.

Singer- Songwriter Nicole Witt

Singer/Songwriter Nicole Witt brings her soulful sound to the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau at an Orchard Sessions concert, August 17 at The Farm at Old Edwards. For updates and to book online, visit OldEdwardsHospitality.com/OrchardSessions.


Concert & Cuisine

The Bascom kicks up its heels with its Concert and Cuisine event at The Farm at Old Edwards – 6:00P.M. Monday, August 29. Tickets are $600 each and may be purchased at thebascom.org/concertandcuisine.

Explore Mountain Art & Craft

Highlands Mountaintop Rotary Art and Craft Show, set for August 27-28 at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park, promises the creations of 80 talented regional artists.

Historical Happenings

A pair of events, Big Hats & Bow Ties and The Dahlia Festival, recall a more gracious age on the Plateau. For more information on either, please visit the Historical Society’s website at highlandshistory.com or call (828) 787-1050.


Sentimental Journey

Mountain Theatre Company’s Sentimental Journey is a reverent, raucous visit to the USO Canteen Shows of World War II – August 12 through September 4. Get your tickets at mountaintheatre.com

Randall Atcheson Returns

The fortunes of The Literacy & Learning Center will rise considerably with an October 9 benefit concert by pianist Randall Atcheson. Visit maconncliteracy.org or call (828) 526-0863 for more information.

HCP Presents Night Watch

There’s murder right next door when the Highlands Cashiers Players stage Night Watch at the Highlands Performing Arts Center, August 25 through September 4. For tickets or more information, visit highlandsperformingarts.com/hcp; or call (828) 526-8084.


Perusing an Antique Show

It’s no mystery why the Cashiers Annual Antique Show has been a Red Letter Event on the Plateau’s calendar for the last 44 years. Find out for yourself August 5 through 7 at the Village Green Commons.

More Than Just a Home Tour

The 25th Annual Cashiers Designer Showhouse, set for August 26 through September 4, is a deep dive into gracious Plateau Living. Learn more at cashiershistoricalsociety.org or email [email protected].

Glorious Grazing

The Center for Life Enrichment’s August curriculum explores the rich possibilities found in 2022’s latest food and drink trends.