Pumpkin Crepes

Pumpkin Crepes lead the season with both their bold taste and their absolutely beautiful presentation.

Preserving the Bear Shadow

The Shadow of the Bear remains the Shadow of the Bear thanks to the generosity of local landowners and the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust.


Ask anyone who lives on the Plateau and they’ll eagerly tell you why all four seasons are glorious! Winter views, spring wildflowers, summer hikes and waterfalls, and autumn leaves. There is something here that speaks to the heart of the nature lover all year long. Wiinter activities take on a magical quality. Spring and summer months bring bounteous blooms. Apples, glowing leaves, and craft fairs are here during autumn. Search below for seasonal favorites.

Seasons Results

Pack Your Bags!
Published on
2015/04 - April
The Center for Life Enrichment leaves the lecture hall behind for excursions to Brasstown; Greenville, South Carolina; and Russia. For information, call (828) 526-8811 or visit clehighlands.com  more
PACked with Promise
Published on
2016/09 - September
The Highlands Performing Arts Center celebrates Southern Appalachian Musical Heritage and mines laughter from the American Political Scene with performances by Balsam Range and The Capitol Steps.  more
Packrats, Nature’s Up-cyclers
Published on
2016/07 - July
It turns out, local packrats love a good book.   more
PACs Triple Delight
Published on
2016/05 - May
December brings three fabulous Live in HD performances to Highlands Performing Arts Center.   more
Paddle Faster: James Dickey and “Deliverance”
Center For Life Enrichment
Although one of Georgia’s two best know poets, along with Conrad Aiken, James Dickey is probably best known for his novel Deliverance.  more
Palette Knife Oil Painting
The Bascom
In this two part series, students will learn techniques and considerations for creating successful abstract paintings using the palette knife as a primary tool.   more
Pan-filled Passion
Published on
2016/07 - July
For Chef Andrew Figel, On the Verandah’s stellar reputation reflects a lifelong passion.  more
Panoramic Mountain Views
Published on
2016/07 - July
A grand home with a storied history is the perfect setting for making new memories.  more
Park Grand Opening
Published on
2015/05 - May
The long-awaited Kelsey-Hutchinson Park opens with a lavish celebration, Saturday, May 30. There’ll be food, music, a farmers market, and cats and dogs from the Humane Society. To participate, call (828) 371-2653.  more
Party for the Playhouse
Published on
2017/06 - June
The Highlands Playhouse pulls out all the stops for its fundraising gala, July 6 at the Farm at Old Edwards. There’ll be wine and appetizers, auctions and live entertainment.   more