Winter Photo Cover Contest

We’re already planning our 2018 Winter Edition, and we’re saving a place for you.

Winter Vitamin Salad

Sunny, sweet and packed with goodness, this simple salad is the perfect tonic for listless winter days.

A Highlands Skate of Mind!

The Ice Rink at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park is unveiled in all its wintry glory this season.

Nature’s Own Tree Ornament

Its bold scarlet splash of color amidst a gray forest landscape has made the Cardinal a beloved Plateau resident.

A Beautiful Challenge

There’s no respite in the level of care given to the animals of the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society, despite a winter’s pause in adoptions.


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

A Riot of Color
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2016/04 - April
Wildflower Whimsy is a celebration of the little jewels that are popping out all over the Highlands Plateau and Cashiers Valley.  more
A Romance with Reading
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Celeste Bittner’s peripatetic life has brought her to the shelves of the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library and a daily hunger for adventure.  more
A Sensational Season Awaits
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2015/01 - Winter
The Highlands Playhouse looks to tickle your funny bone and break your heart with its 2015 Summer Season. In the meantime, take in its slate of first-run movies.   more
A Sense of Place
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2016/05 - May
Discover how to design outdoor spaces that fit your lifestyle like a glove.  more
A Sense of Place
Center For Life Enrichment
Step back in time a billion years with Gary Wein as he explores the ecological history of the Southern Appalachians from the dawn of the mountains to the influences of the native Americans, early visitors and todays residents on the mountains we so love.   more
A Shower of Stars At PAC
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2015/05 - May
Highlands Performing Arts Center announces their 2015 Concert season.  more
A Silver Celebration
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2017/01 - Winter
There’s plenty to celebrate at Carpe Diem Farms this year, thanks to a wise stable of horses and a creative, committed staff.  more
A Slice of Highlands
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2016/03 - March
Before we get to the food, let me start by saying that I love stepping into Dusty’s.   more
A Smorgasbord of Learning
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2016/08 - August
A Sneak Peek HCCMF’s 36th Season
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2017/03 - March
The Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival’s 2017 season will feature some world-class favorites from previous seasons and some exciting new talent.  more