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Patriotic Concert

First Presbyterian Church of Highlands will present its annual patriotic concert at 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 4.  The free concert will last one hour, ensuring plenty of time to watch the town fireworks display.  Featured will be the Highlands Men’s Chorus under the direction of Dr. Michael Lancaster. Lancaster serves as Director of Worship/Music at Highlands First Presbyterian Church and …

Red, White and KaBoom

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 the 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.  …

Fireworks Extravaganza

The Village Green is offering this summer’s colossal fireworks display for the Cashiers area community in cooperation with the Greater Cashiers Merchants Association to create a spectacular evening of entertainment for residents and visitors to enjoy as part of the Independence Day celebration.  The Fireworks Extravaganza On the Green will begin at 6:30 P.M. Tuesday, July 4, at The Village …


Garden Club Kitchen Tour

The Laurel Garden Club presents its biennial Kitchen Tour on Saturday, August 19, in Highlands.  Tickets are on sale for $75 at The Dry Sink at 450 Main Street, and online at laurelgardenclubhighlands.com.  Six spectacular kitchens will be on view from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.  You will be whisked by private car to begin your tour of this year’s …

Party for the Playhouse

Put a positive spin on “patronizing” when you support the Highlands Playhouse July 6 at the Farm at Old Edwards.   This year the Playhouse’s annual party and auction will be held at the Farm at Old Edwards.  The Barn and Pavilion, with its heart-pine flooring, Adirondack-style furnishings, and stone fireplace, will be an elegant backdrop for our evening of …

Highlands Marketplace

Thanks to our extended growing season, regional farmers can offer a wide range of produce throughout the season. It opened in May with sweet lettuces, eggs, spring flowers, and a variety of homemade arts and crafts. This month you’ll see even more choices as the earth warms and harvests abound. Sweet peas, berries, honeys, baked goods, organic eggs and fresh …


Prime View for Eclipse

Did you know that the Highlands-Cashiers area will be a prime viewing location on August 21, for one of nature’s most wondrous spectacles?   The 2017 total solar eclipse has been coined “The Great American Eclipse” because it is the only solar eclipse to appear across the entire continental United States since 1979.  The last solar eclipse was June 20, …

Baldaroo At Fairfield Lake

It’s been a while since the Cashiers Valley Rotary Club hosted the Symphony Under the Stars Fourth of July music and fireworks event.  The Boys and Girls Club of the Plateau is looking to grow this exciting event with Baldaroo at Fairfield Lake, for the benefit of the community and for the Boys & Girls Club. This family friendly event happens …

Annual Patriotic Concert

First Presbyterian Church of Highlands will present its annual patriotic concert at 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 4. The free concert will last one hour, ensuring plenty of time to watch the town fireworks display.  Featured will be the Highlands Men’s Chorus under the direction of Dr. Michael Lancaster. Lancaster serves as Director of Worship/Music at Highlands First Presbyterian Church and …


Come Celebrate the Mountains

Everyone is invited to visit the 41st Annual Cashiers Benefit Antique Show, held July 21-23 to benefit Blue Ridge School and Blue Ridge Early College.  As always, it’s staged on the campus of Blue Ridge School. A drawing for the vintage quilt door prize (pictured with Blue Ridge students and principals) will be held at the end of the show …

Sapphire Valley Concerts

Summer in the mountains means lively concerts under the stars at Sapphire Valley Resort.  During the months of June, July, August, and September, top bands from around the region perform live on the Sapphire Valley Ski Slopes and this year, if you purchase a season ticket, you’ll also get a “Buy One Get One Free” offer for their brand new zip …

Light Up the Mountain Sky

Plan your Fourth of July weekend around the spectacular fireworks at Lake Glenville.  This spectacular show is held at dusk (approximately 9:30 PM) on Sunday, July 2, a tradition started more than a decade ago when Stuart Hall and friends produced a remarkable show, with a very small budget, from a barge near Buck Knob Island. “We have again contracted with …