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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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Nurturing Nature: Earth Day on the Plateau

Earth Day, set for April 22, is a joyous celebration of the mysteries and miracles bestowed upon all those who call this planet Home.

Bear Shadow Music Festival: Highlands NC

Bear Shadow brings its wide-open sounds and euphoric spirit to the Plateau at the end of the month. For more information and tickets, visit bearshadownc.com.

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 and back-of-the-kitchen tales for the Spring Fling at The Farm at Old Edwards, Thursday, April 14. For more information, visit oldedwardshospitality.com


Our Hearts in April | Highlands-Cashiers

April is a Garden of Sensual and Spiritual Delights. Plus, there’s beer on the 7th.

Cashiers Historical Society Heritage Apple Day

Spring is in the air and that means it’s time once again to join Cashiers Historical Society for their annual Heritage Apple Day.  This year’s festivities will be at the Cashiers Community Center at 355 Frank Allen Road on Saturday, March 26 from 11:00 until 2:00.

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.


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.

Toe-Tapping Taverns: Highlands NC

Both the High Dive and Ugly Dog Public House are keeping the beat with their live music schedules.

New Looks at Our Local Libraries

The twin libraries have used the Quiet Season to spruce up their interiors and their grounds.


Wisdom of the Daffodils

The Wisdom of the Daffodils offer a positive message for the days ahead.

Story Walk is Snow Magical: The Village Green

As winter winds down, you’re invited to enjoy the sublime delights of The Snowy Day at The Village Green.

Cover-Worthy Winters: Annual Cover Winter Photo Contest

Hey – Pay Attention! The Winter that’s slushing off of the Plateau at this very moment may hxave what you need to become a Laurel Cover Artist.