It’s Tailgating Time Again

The Village Green Tailgate Market, set for Wednesdays from 3:00 to 6:00 P.M. at the Village Green Commons, begins May 24.

Ani Aznavoorian

HCCMF Season Kicks Off

The Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival laces its 36th season with a quartet of new talents.

Rachel Kinback, Certified Yoga Teacher, instructs classes and private sessions at Yoga Highlands Studio on Carolina Way. She is actively pursuing holistic studies through the arts, organic farming, outdoor education, healthy cooking and community organization. Visit for Rachel’s spring yoga schedule.

Many Paths, One Yoga

The mysteries and miracles of life are revealed through four separate paths of living.

 Illustration by Norma Jean Aahner


Carry Your Home

Donna’s timeless lesson is just right for here and now – no matter where you read it; no matter when.

Being Ernest

Ernest the Cat gains a new lease on life thanks to compassionate individuals across Western North Carolina.


There are so many great articles in the pages of The Laurel Magazine, sometimes you want to read them again. Here is where you can look for the name of that restaurant or see pictures of an event you attended. You won’t miss a thing. Use these helpful search parameters and find just what you’re looking for.

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The IFFY Areas of Liability
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2016/08 - August
Umbrella liability insurance adds a measure of comfort to life in a lawsuit-crazy society.  more
The Importance of Play
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2016/08 - August
Dr. Trish Ring’s Blue Star Ranch utilizes a groundbreaking technique to unleash creativity and discover life solutions.  more
The King's Inn
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2015/03 - March
Highlands' legendary King's Inn set the standard for elegant summering.   more
The Lakeside Legacy
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2016/05 - May
With its 27th season, Lakeside Restaurant continues its mission of serving exquisite meals while enriching its community.  more
The Last of the Mohicans
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2016/09 - September
The bold beauty of Joe Pye Weed masks its importance in American folk medicine.  more
The Lush Ligularia
Published on
2016/06 - June
Bashful Ligularia puts on a spectacular show if given the chance in local gardens.  more
The Merry Merry Month
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2016/05 - May
Merry May is a dizzying kaleidoscope of color and a season of friskiness among local flora and fauna.  more
The Morality of Medicine
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2016/07 - July
The New Hotness
Published on
2015/03 - March
The perfect tonic for the end of a long, long winter? A bowl of subtle heat washed down with a mouthful of cornbread and an ice cold beverage. Don’t miss the Highlands Chili Cook-off, 6:30 to 9:30 P.M. Saturday, March 14, at the Community Building.   more
The Orchard
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2015/12 - December
But here’s the thing – a meal at The Orchard is worth a 90-minute wait. First of all, the restaurant is loaded with charm – this restored farmhouse embraces its storied heritage, adoring its walls with all sorts of ephemera wandering from the 1880s all the way through the 1940s. The resulting effect is cozy country casual, as welcoming as Cashiers has always been to its guests.   more