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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Helping Hands

Highlands has long been known for its Spirit of Giving.   HANDS, Highlands Area Non-Profit Donation Sharing, was created to keep this spirit alive.  Once again, HANDS is sponsoring the annual Christmas Day Dinner and all proceeds will be donated to local non-profit organizations.  The event, created in 2001 because there were no places in Highlands for locals or visitors …

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 …