Best of Show 2016, the Lacinated Dahlia

Diggin’ the Dahlias

Bask in the glory of dahlias in a rainbow of colors – The Seventh Annual Dazzling Dahlia Flower Show will be held from 1:00 to 4:30 P.M. Saturday, September 16, at the Highlands Recreation Center.

Pumpkin Crepes

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


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

The Seed With a Family Tree
Published on
2016/05 - May
The generous Lupins lend an elegant look to gardens around the world while also making appearances in cherished recipes.   more
The Slate-Colored Dark-eyed Junco
Published on
2017/04 - April
The enigmatic Junco is a proud year-round resident of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.  more
The Spirit of Highlands
Published on
2015/01 - Winter
The delicate balance between the development of Highlands and the survival of its unique charm promises to grow even more tenuous in the coming years.   more
The Sunshine Boys Shines
Published on
2016/10 - October
The Highlands Cashiers Players’ production of Neil Simon’s “The Sunshine Boys,” set for October 13-23, wrings laughter out of the vagaries of show business and the perils of growing old.  more
The Supreme Court’s Struggle With Religious Freedoms
Center For Life Enrichment
This discussion will focus on recent Supreme Court decisions involving the religious freedoms guaranteed in the First Amendment.   more
The Three Figurative Sculptors
with Sculptors Debra Fritts, Nancy Kubale, and Lisa Clague  more
The Vega String Quartet at Chestnut Hill
Highlands North Carolina
The Vega String Quartet returns to the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau by popular demand for a series of concerts.  more
The Wheel Deal
Published on
2016/03 - March
The 24th edition of the Tour de Cashiers, set for May 14, tests the mettle of beginning and very, very serious cyclists. For information or registration, visit  more
The World is But a Canvas
Published on
2017/04 - April
Billy Love’s expansive vision for The Bascom includes the entire communities of Highlands and Cashiers.  more
The Yin to My Yang
Published on
2016/09 - September
The loss of Peter Raoul touches upon every facet of Carpe Diem Farms.  more