Scenic Drive
Highlands Motoring Festival

Native Plants in Native Soil
Mountain Garden Club Plant Sale

Highlands Mountain Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale, slated for Saturday, May 29, at the Town Ballfield is an inimitable opportunity to bring

Twilight Runs
Highlands Rotary Club

The exclusive Twilight 5K and 10K Race will wind through Highlands on Saturday, May 15. For more information or to register, visit highlandstwilight5kand10k.com.

Grazing on The Green
Village Green Market

The Green Market at the Village Green is a touchstone for a part of Cashiers’ heritage that goes back for generations, yet it’s as fresh

A Better Choice For Our World
Village Nature Series

The Village Nature Series returns to the Village Green in Cashiers with a program set for April 27. Everyone with a passion for the Plateau’s

Good Times are Rollin’
Highlands Live Music Series

Need something to put springs in your shoes and a reason to shake, shake, shake? Highlands Chamber of Commerce’s twin live music series, Friday

Bear Shadow Music Festival Local Love
Feel the Music and the Love at Bear Shadow Music Festival

Bear Shadow, slated for April 23-25, is showing the love for its Macon, Jackson, Transylvania, and Rabun residents with a ticket discount.


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A Grand, Green, Meaningful Movement – Wreaths Across America

The local Wreaths Across America, set for Saturday, December 19, will honor veterans across the Plateau. For more information or to participate, contact Phil Potts at (828) 200-9753 or by email at [email protected].

Trust in the Music – Bear Shadow Music Festival

Like its panoramic namesake, the Bear Shadow Festival will draw visitors from across the Southeast with its April 2021 debut.

Dynamic Winter Exhibitions at The Bascom

A new exhibit at The Bascom takes the measure of the deep pools of artistic talent just beyond the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

DIY Holiday Gifts

If you’re stumped for Christmas gifts for the people (and pets) on your Shopping List, consider a visit to Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library and Hudson Library. They have some ideas.

Holidays and Chocolate

Cake Bar takes it upon itself to get the entire community into the holiday spirit with a mix of music, exuberance on a lavish scale, and, of course, freshly-baked treats.

Holidays on Ice | Highlands NC

No matter what the rest of the world offers this Holiday Season, you can still find a measure of peace and a dash of excitement and heaps of unadulterated joy at the Town of Highlands Ice Rink, located at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park.

New Kind of Holiday Fun | Cashiers NC

Undeterred by the roadblocks caused by Covid, the Cashiers Community finds new ways to maintain Christmas Cheer throughout the season.

Giving Hearts and Apple Pie | Highlands NC

There’s a heaping measure of compassion and sweet goodness baked into each one of Marty Dennis’ homemade apple pies. To sample for yourself, call (773) 915-3475 or contact Marty’s Mom Cary through Facebook – Cary Armstrong Dennis.

Make a Run For It | Highlands Rotary Twilight 5k

Though it’s fallen victim to the Covid crisis, the Highlands Twilight 5k and 10K Run, originally set for November 28 and now postponed until May, is still the goal for intense training regimens.

Highlands- Inspired Music | The Farm at Old Edwards

A lifetime of moods and melodies find their expression when Mike Kinnebrew takes the stage at Fireside at The Farm, December 9 at The Farm at Old Edwards. For information, visit oldedwardshospitality.com/fireside.

Shop with a Cop | Highlands NC

Shop With A Cop is a rare glimpse of sunshine in this darkened year, just in time for the Christmas Season. If you’d like to help, mail a check to Caroline Cook at P. O. Box 2785, Highlands, NC 28741 or drop the check by the Highlands Police Department. Make your check out to Shop With A Cop or SWAC.

Celebrate Art + Automobile | The Bascom

The Highlands Motoring Festival and The Bascom have joined forces to create an exciting festival and calendar of art events for next year.