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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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4th of July in Highlands

Highlands is special anytime of the year, but there’s something about the Fourth of July that really makes us sparkle and shine. Plan on joining your friends and neighbors in our annual patriotic celebration. Start your day at 9:00 A.M. when Cub Scout Pack 207 and Boy Scout Troop 207 host their annual rocket launch at the town baseball field. …

Bar-B-Que & Duck Derby

There is nothing like Tradition!   And there is no better way to celebrate the Traditional Fourth of July in Highlands than taking part in the Rotary Club of Highlands Annual Barbecue and Duck Derby.   This year you can purchase your fabulous barbecue lunch at the Kelsey Hutchinson Founders Park and the Ball Field.  The plentiful lunch will include …

Rings of Patriotism

Come celebrate our nation’s heritage with the Mountain Top Ringers as they present a free handbell concert for the entire Highlands community.     When you think of the Fourth of July, you think of patriotic music with your friends and neighbors.  This top-tapping concert will be just as much fun as you remember. Join your friends in the Sanctuary …


It’s All About Style

Showhouse 2016, the main fundraiser for the Cashiers Historical Society, is going to be a spectacular grand finale to the summer season on the Cashiers-Highlands Plateau.  This year’s showhouse is a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Cashiers Historical Society and is being held at the historic Burt Farm August 13 through 28. The home was built by Dr. …

HUMC Youth Music Camp

Youngsters beginning the second grade to those who have just completed the sixth grade are looking forward to this year’s Music Camp at the Highlands United Methodist Church. All children, regardless of their church affiliation or their families’ beliefs, are invited to participate.   Those who have attended prior camps talk with enthusiasm about how much fun they have while …

Soak Up Some Sounds

Music and weekends go hand in hand in Highlands with many opportunities to join your friends and neighbors listening to great live music.  Friday Night Live concerts take place every Friday night at Highlands Town Square from 6:00 until 8:00 P. M. This year, Friday Night Live is part of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina, which offers …


Bubble Up

When Highlands Playhouse and The Bascom join forces, you get a wonderful event – Bubbles at The Bascom, 6:00 P.M. Sunday, July 10.  Make plans to attend Bubbles at The Bascom, 6:00 P.M. Sunday, July 10, for The Bubble Event, a benefit forvHighlands Playhouse.  You’ll enjoy a night of delicious Italian fare prepared by Rosewood Market while dancing to the …

Bubble Up

When Highlands Playhouse and The Bascom join forces, you get a wonderful event – Bubbles at The Bascom, 6:00 P.M. Sunday, July 10.  Make plans to attend Bubbles at The Bascom, 6:00 P.M. Sunday, July 10, for The Bubble Event, a benefit forvHighlands Playhouse.  You’ll enjoy a night of delicious Italian fare prepared by Rosewood Market while dancing to the …

Go the Distance

What began as a small run in 2013 has become one of the premier 5k events in the area. The Highlands Twilight 5k was started as a fundraiser for youth activities in Highlands by the Rotary Club of Highlands.  It has grown exponentially and this year’s goal is have over 350 runners participate on Saturday, August 20.  Over the last …


Sustainable Flow

Yoga teaches humility and co-existence when it comes to taking care of our Crown Jewel, the Chattooga. Ashby Underwood, Yoga teacher and owner of Yoga Highlands, is all about the flow. When the inner (the mind, body, and spirit) are in sync with the outer (nature/environment), we are in the flow. It’s one thing to apxpreciate this metaphor; it’s quite another …

Highlands Helping Haiti

Los Angeles based vocalist Maria Howell will perform Sunday, July 31, at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation to benefit Highlands Friends of Haiti. This global outreach mission of Incarnation focuses on nutrition and education in the Central Plateau of Haiti, one of the poorest areas in that country.  Last summer, Howell performed for Friends of Haiti and received rave …

Lake Glenville Fireworks

Carolyn Franz, president of the Friends of Lake Glenville, could not be more excited about the upcoming fireworks on Lake Glenville.  This celebration was started many years ago and has since grown to be one of the biggest events the group sponsors.  The fireworks extravaganza will be held at dusk Sunday, July 3.  Originally, the Fireworks on Lake Glenville started …