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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 bearshadownc.com.

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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Catching Cashiers Spirit

Head to Cashiers for the 41st annual Cashiers Christmas Parade, Saturday December 12.   This hometown tradition begins at noon and travels from the Cornucopia Restaurant on Highway 107 South to the Cashiers Community Center.  For years, spectators have enjoyed the wide variety of admissions and this year will be filled with lots of new entries to get everyone in …

Voices of the Mountains

The Highlands Cashiers Players have been delighting audiences with their annual holiday presentations for years.  It’s a free program and a gift to the community, a way of saying “thank you” for its support.  This year it will be held at the Highlands Performing Arts Center on Thursday, December 17 at 7:00 P.M.  As has been their tradition in the …

After Santa, Sing!

There will be a Christmas Carol Sing at First Presbyterian Church at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, December 5, after the parade.  Stell Huie will be the song leader with Angie Jenkins at the piano.  If you enjoy singing familiar Christmas carols, you will definitely want to make this a part of your Christmas tradition.  The church is located at the corner …

Make a Santa Memory

Take a minute to envision your favorite family Christmas photograph.  Does your mind race to family fun with everyone gathered around Santa dressed in your tackiest Christmas sweaters and wearing smiles a mile wide?   How about your children in their Christmas finery, eyes gleaming with anticipation of the wonders of the season, whispering their wishes into Santa’s ear?  Maybe …

Christmas Classics

There’s no better way to get into the true spirit of Christmas than attending the Highlands Community Christian Chorale’s annual concert on both Saturday, December 12, and Sunday, December 13, at Community Bible Church. This year’s performance is entitled, “O Come, Emmanuel,” and it tells the story of the Advent of Jesus Christ through music.  There’ll be a reception following …

Noshing with St. Nick

The excitement is mounting for children as they prepare to talk with Santa at Highlands United Methodist Church’s Breakfast with Santa.  Make sure your children or grandchildren get their chance to tell Santa what they want under the tree.  Bring them to breakfast at the Highlands United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 12, from 8:30 to 10:30 A.M.  Everyone will …

Cashiers Christmas Parade

The 41st Annual Cashiers Christmas Parade continues to grow and delight onlookers with its hometown flair and wide variety of entries.   The parade begins at noon on Saturday, December 12, and promises a new theme and lots of fun for the whole family.  Spectators will enjoy floats, vintage cars, a marching band, and of course, many four-legged friends sure …