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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Walter Wingfield of HCLT
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2016/09 - September
The vital mission of the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust is mirrored in the commitment and boundless energy of its president, Walter Wingfield.   more
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2016/09 - September
Elk expert Ann Clayton will visit The Village Green Commons at 5:30 P.M. Tuesday, September 27, to explain the intriguing lives of these majestic creatures.   more
Watching Winter Wildlife
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2015/01 - Winter
The winter woods are hushed, but they're anything but dormant.   more
We Are the Stewards
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2016/05 - May
Preserving Highlands’ botanical heritage has been a challenge as old as the town itself.  more
Wearable Sculpture
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2016/04 - April
Shifting cultural tastes and aesthetics have not tarnished the appeal of silversmith Elizabeth Haskins’ exquisite creations.  more
Weather Predicting Friends
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2015/03 - March
The ubiquitous rhododendron carpets the mountains in emerald-leaved splendor.  more
Welcome Matheus Moura
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2016/10 - October
Brazilian Exchange Student Matheus Moura exemplifies what’s best about The Rotary Club of Highlands’ Youth Exchange Program.  more
Welcome to Mitford
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2015/05 - May
The halcyon joys of small town life are explored and celebrated in “Welcome to Mitford,” a Highlands-Cashiers Players production at the Highlands Performing Arts Center, May 21-31.  more
Wellness Festival
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The Holistic Highlands Wellness Festival will be staged at Highlands Creek Village Plaza from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Saturday, October 8. Everyone is invited to attend.  more
What a Ride!
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2016/10 - October
Throughout its nearly 25 years, Carpe Diem Farms has been powered by the passion of its volunteers.  more