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A Jet-Fueled Valentine: Review of Mountain Theatre Company’s Rock of Ages

Mountain Theatre Company’s Rock of Ages is a jet-fueled (with a splash of Riunite) valentine to the 80s Power Ballad Era, running through August

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Sweet Sensations at Highlands Mountaintop Art and Craft Show

The Scaly Mountain Women’s Club provides tuition reimbursement for qualifying residents of Scaly Mountain and Sky Valley

Weekend Concerts

Lace up your dancing shoes – Highlands’ free weekend concerts return next month – Friday nights at Town Square and Saturday evenings at

Easter Events on The Plateau

Easter will be celebrated across the Plateau, with events at both the Village Green in Cashiers and Highlands Rec Park.

Bear Shadow Music Festival

The side events during the day add color and texture and fun to Bear Shadow. For details and reservations, visit

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

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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Highlands Own Arts and Crafts

The 34th Highlands Own Arts & Crafts Show will be held on October 8 from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. at the Highlands Civic Center.  Admission and parking are free. This fair started as the vision of The Highlands Women’s Club as a way to share the work of all the talented crafters in our area, and as a way …

Talk of the Town

A great evening of fun is brewing as last year’s ‘talk of the town’ event is back again!  The Farm at Old Edwards Inn & Spa will be rocking on Thursday, October 20, from 6:30 to 10:30 P.M. as the Rotary Club of Highlands celebrates its second annual Rotary Craft Beer Night.  You’ll enjoy an exciting array of craft beers from …

Fall Book Store Clearance

The Friends of the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library will stage its Fall Book Store Clearance in the Library’s Meeting Room from Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 13 through Oct. 15, during regular library hours – Thursday, 10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.; Friday, 10:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.; and Saturday, 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.   This event has been expanded to three …

Slowin’ Down, Livin’ It Up

October is one of the most enjoyable months in Highlands.  The weather has cooled off just enough to put some pep back in everyone’s step, and of course, there’s that Carolina blue sky that seems to have deepened in color, the better to provide a stunning backdrop for all those beautiful fall leaves. Everything about fall beckons you to step …

Celebrating Chautauqua

October is here and we are watching the mountains turn to a splendid gold as if nature is saying to us, “I have saved the best for last,” even though we know all our seasons are fabulous here in the mountains.   We can make the same analogy here at Center for Life Enrichment, as we are coming to the …

Mountains, Moonshine & Cars

The leaves around our area are spectacular and everyone has their favorite viewing spot.   Might we suggest another?  Sky Valley, Georgia.  With an average elevation of 3,500 feet, it’s the highest incorporated city in Georgia and offers residents and visitors alike an abundance of activities. Saturday, October 22, is the date for the Sky Valley Fall Fest and Cruise …

Scouting Up Some Fun

Cub Scouts and their supporters hope you’ll join them for Rotary Bingo at 6:30 P.M. Thursday, October 6, at the Highlands Community Building next door to the Town Ball Park.   The Highlands Cub Scout Pack 207 teaches young men honesty, integrity, citizenship, and other skills that will benefit them throughout their entire life.  Bring your friends and fill up …

Tee Off for Teens

Every year the Town of Highlands and several of its foremost businesses sponsor a wonderful scholarship golf tourney.  It raises funds to benefit dozens of local high school students, making it possible for them to continue to college … and even a master’s degree. Students can qualify for anywhere from $300 to $1,500 with each annual application. Wildcat Cliffs Country …

Leaves Take Their Turn

The Greater Cashiers Area Merchants Association hosts its 8th Annual Leaf Festival on October 7, 8 and 9, at The Village Green and Commons. This year’s festival expects to welcome more than 100 juried artisans and merchants who fill the beautiful park with fine wares, apparel, art, and all things colorful. Visitors will find unique handcrafted wood, pottery, jewelry and …

Wellness Festival

Come and experience a taste of all things Natural Health and Wellness at the Holistic Highlands Wellness Festival, 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Saturday, October 8, in Highlands Creek Village Plaza at 468 Dillard Road (across from Dusty’s). This is a fun indoor and outdoor celebration and collaboration of local doctors, therapists, healers, teachers, authors, artists, musicians, dancers, raw chocolatiers, …

A Ghoulish Good Time

Who doesn’t look forward to Highlands’ annual celebration of Halloween?   Another spectacular leaf season is winding down, and Highlands Downtown Trick or Treat is the perfect way to celebrate fall.  This fun-filled, family-friendly celebration, sponsored by the Highlands Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Monday, October 31 at 6:00 P.M., and offers fun for everyone.  Families look forward to …

Cashiers Quilters

On the Saturday of the Cashiers Leaf Festival, October 8, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM the Cashiers Quilters will exhibit their many quilted articles handcrafted by the members at Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library. In addition to the items on display there will be a raffle for a lovely quilt made by the group, a boutique with stitchery related creations …