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Bear Shadow

Bear Shadow Festival, set for April 29 through May 1 of next year, promises to bring the same level of musical energy to the Plateau. Details

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Snow Fest at 4118
Snow Fest at 4118
Highlands NC

Let Snow Fest at 4118 thaw out your winter mojo (or perhaps you need a chance to chill) at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park in Highlands, January

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Light Up The Village
Cashiers NC

The breathtaking Christmas Display at The Village Green is testament to a vibrant community.

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Wreaths Across America
Highlands NC

Wreaths Across America will commemorate the sacrifices of veterans at noon on Saturday, December 18, at Highlands Memorial Park. For any questions

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Mike Kinnebrew
A Joyful Noise
Fireside at The Farm

Mike Kinnebrew’s concert at The Farm at Old Edwards, set for December 16, marks a joyful return to the Plateau. The public is invited. For

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Jubilant Illumination
Highlands NC

Decked out in jubilant illumination, Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park sets the stage for a joyous Holiday Season.

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National Theatre Returns: Highlands PAC

Highlands Performing Arts Center marks the return of The National Theatre of London to local audiences with a pair of encore performances. Highlands

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Small Works Art Show

The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers will present its Small Works Art Show at Sapphire Valley on Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27. For

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Promising Parades – and More, Highlands NC, Cashiers NC

Both Highlands and Cashiers will stage their Christmas Parades on the same day – Saturday, December 4. But they’re at different times, so

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Cashiers Festival of Trees

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree becomes a lot easier when you attend Cashiers’ first Festival of Trees, November 26-27 at the Summit Center.

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Fireside at the Farm
Highlands NC

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The Park for the People
The Village Green

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Annual Celebration of Education
Literacy and Learning Center

The Literacy & Learning Center’s annual celebration of its free educational programs, slated for October 17 at Wildcat Cliffs Country Club,

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Lotta Miles on His Boots

Country Music sensation John King brings his deeply-felt performance to The Orchard at The Farm on October 21. For information and reservations,

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Putts Fore Paws
Cashiers Highlands Humane Society

Putts Fore Paws, set for October 11 at the Cullasaja Club, is no dog walk in the park – it’s a full-on golf tournament for serious and not-so-serious

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Chetolah, A Place of Rest
Sip and Swine

Sips and Swine, set for October 10 at the storied Chetolah, is a storybook evening and a boost for the fortunes of The Bascom. For tickets, visit

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Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival
Cashiers Leaf Festival

With art, music, and food, the Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival, slated for October 8-10 at the Village Green, is a celebration of all the good

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Falling for Fall

Fall on the Plateau is a wild, sensual overload, with nature setting the stage for a spectacular Finale.

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Highlands October Music

The sounds of weekend evenings in Highlands perfectly complement the vibrant spirit of the season.

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Three River Fly Fishing Festival

The Three River Fly Fishing Festival unfolds in streams all over this corner of Western North Carolina, September 23-25.

Catch the Best at Highlands Porchfest

All of downtown Highlands is the stage for Porchfest 2021, set for 1:00 P.M. Sunday, September 19.

Come Drive the Mountains

The team behind the Highlands Motoring Festival will stage a unique Driving Experience from Friday, September 10, through Sunday, September 12. To register, visit highlandsmotoringfestival.com


Salsa for Missions | Highlands Marketplace

For Dr. John Baumrucker, manning a table at Highlands Marketplace every Saturday morning in Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park is simply a happy chore for a God-given mission.

The Victory Belles

The joyful, poignant songs that carried Americans through World War II will be brought to Cashiers in a concert by The Victory Belles, 5:00 P.M. Friday, September 3, in the Commons Hall in the Village Green. To learn more, email [email protected].

Putts Fore Paws | Cashiers Highlands Humane Society

Putts Fore Paws, set for October 11 at the Cullasaja Club, is no dog walk in the park – it’s a full-on golf tournament for serious and not-so-serious golfers.


Fresh, Local, Delicious | Cashiers Green Market

As summer crops reach their crescendo and we shade into the fall harvests, the Cashiers Green Market is a must-visit destination. It’s held every Wednesday from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the Cashiers Commons on the Village Green.

Read & Feed Your Brain

The twin libraries celebrate new novels that resonate with this corner of Western North Carolina and celebrate the freedom to read controversial works that are under threat of removal.

Howling for the Red Wolf | Village Nature Series

The myths and the mysteries of the Red Wolf are explored at Howling for the Red Wolf: Getting to Know the Maligned and Misunderstood with Tori Duval of the WNC Nature Center. This free program will be at 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 28, at The Village Green Commons in Cashiers.


Rock, Blues, & Americana

Two raucous concerts on the Village Green provide a foot-stomping soundtrack to the end of summer.

Color Draws

There’s a profound message embedded in the midst of that glorious autumn foliage.

Sweet September Music

Free weekend music concerts in downtown Highlands keep the sweet summer spirit rockin’ into the fall.