Sip & Savor Tuesdays at Half-Mile Farm

The secrets of farm-flavored cooking and casual cocktail crafting will be revealed at High-Mile Farm’s Sip & Savor Tuesdays. Once your Half-Mile

Spoon Headlines Bear Shadow

Spoon brings decades’ worth of Indie cred to Bear Shadow. For more information, visit bearshadownc.com.

Highlands Music Scene

Highlands heats up cool spring evenings with cool jazz and sharp beats.

Cars, Cars and More Cars

Rev those engines, polish the chrome – Highlands Motoring Festival is racing toward us – June 8-11.

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The Garden Talk Salon

Thirty years of designing landscapes for clients in exclusive places from the coast of California to the low country of the Carolinas has equipped Mary Palmer Dargan with a sharp eye for detail and a humorous, no-nonsense approach to getting things done. “Form follows function, then beautify” is her mantra. You’re invited to get your hands dirty at her Garden …

Rabun County Music Festival

The Rabun County Music Festival summer concert series gets under way on June 21. As always, some of the proceeds from ticket sales and tax-exempt contributions are used to award scholarships to Rabun County graduating seniors who wish to further their education in the fields of visual or performing arts. Due to the success of our 2014 season, the Board …

His Angels of Song

The world acclaimed, Grammy Award-Winning Atlanta Boy Choir, directed by Fletcher Wolfe, will sing again at Highlands’ Episcopal Church of the Incarnation on Sunday Afternoon, May 24th at 5:00 P.M. This choir, a favorite of Highlanders for over five decades, will present the concert which they will perform in June at Los Angeles’ famous Cathedral of Our Lady of the …

Highlands Motoring Festival

Every year the Highlands Motoring Festival gets bigger and better so mark your calendars now to attend the 8th annual festival to be held June 11-14. Known as the “Festival with Altitude,” this celebration of the automobile draws a large following year after year. Start the weekend with a fun day on Thursday featuring multiple events including a golf outing …

Love Letters

“Love Letters” by A. R. Gurney was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play centers on two characters, Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III. Using the epistolary form sometimes found in novels, they sit side by side at tables and read the notes, letters and cards – in which over nearly 50 years, they discuss their …

Highlands Marketplace

Now that the April showers have passed it’s time to get out and enjoy what Highlands has to offer. What could be better than walking through the park, picking out fresh produce and some local baked bread for the weekend? You will be able to enjoy a fresh cup of coffee, smoothie, or local baked goods while deciding on that …

Wings To Soar

One of the Southeast’s premier raptor presentations, Wings to Soar, will bring birds of prey to the old gym of the Highlands School on Fifth Street in an entertaining and informative program for people of all ages. The show starts at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 26, and is free and open to the public. John Stokes and Dale Kernahan, …

Highlands Kitchen Tour

On August 22, Laurel Garden Club of Highlands will again present the popular Laurel Garden Club Kitchen Tour. Six kitchens have been selected, including kitchens from historic old Highlands, in-town urban Highlands, and fabulous new mountain home construction. Laurel Kitchen Shop will also be selling home baked casseroles, appetizers, and other goodies to go. Tickets go on sale May 1 …

Park Grand Opening

On Saturday, May 30, you’re invited to the Grand Opening Celebration and Dedication of Kelsey-Hutchinson Park. Anticipation and excitement have been growing about this community greenspace on Fifth and Pine Streets in downtown Highlands, a community space for all to enjoy for years to come. You don’t want to miss this free inaugural celebration. Family friendly programming will begin at …

Women in Wine Fashion Show

Join Acorns Boutique at Highlands Country Club for a kicked-up version of its annual spring fashion show Friday, May 15, from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Old Edwards Inn and Spa will pair fashions with wines to create stunning style at the social-chic event of the season — the Women of Wine Fashion Show. This exclusive event will feature fashions …

Hike the Summit

The Highlands Plateau Greenway invites everyone to a hike to the summit of Satulah Mountain. Hikers will leave from Kelsey Hutchinson Park at 9:00 A.M. on June 5 and hike via road and trail to the summit of Satulah Mountain. Along the way there will be experts from the Highlands Plateau Greenway, Highlands Biological Station/Foundation, and The Highlands Cashiers Land …