Calling All Gardeners

Local gardeners can boost the fortunes of The Food Pantry of Highlands and the larders of their neighbors.
Photo by Peter Ray

Billowing Azaleas

The showy azalea is a natural for a landscaped yard, but it really shines in the wild forest.

Candid Critters

Cashiers Library offers a chance to get to know your shy, furry neighbors.


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 Home for All Seasons
Published on
2016/10 - October
This month’s Home of Distinction serves up the essentials of gracious living amidst a breathtaking setting.  more
A Huge Plate of Yum
Published on
2017/05 - May
The Scaly Mountain Women’s Club is in full fundraising mode, to the benefit of everyone in the community, especially local scholars.  more
A Jewel in the Making
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2017/03 - March
For Lavada Rowe, the future is as bright as an exquisite custom-created piece of jewelry.  more
A Little Bit of Nashville
Published on
2016/09 - September
Cashiers Songwriters’ Round, slated for September 10 at Trillium Links & Lake Club, is a kickin’ night of food, dance, and unforgettable music. For tickets or information, call (828) 526-9186.  more
A Living Dance Legend
Published on
2016/01 - Winter
Dancer Paul Taylor will host a Master Class for local students at the Highlands Performing Arts Center in March. Call (828) 526-9047 or visit for reservations or more information.  more
A Look Into the Heart
Published on
2016/04 - April
Gentle Paisley’s incredible forbearance and the tender ministrations of the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society have given her the promise of a better life.   more
A Lot Like Eden
Published on
2015/12 - December
Thanks to its generous donors and an unwavering set of principles, Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust has preserved a slice of Eden.  more
A Man of the Arts
Published on
2016/04 - April
The transcendent works of Lucien Harris III are spotlighted by a beguiling exhibit at The Bascom.  more
A Merry March
Published on
2016/11 - November
The 42nd Annual Cashiers Christmas Parade will be staged at noon Saturday, December 10. There’s still plenty of room for entries of all sorts. Call (828) 743-5191 for more information.  more
A Need for Hospice Care
Published on
2016/09 - September
Paoletti’s Restaurant is offering a marvelously indulgent dinner for the construction of a hospice house in this corner of Western North Carolina, September 28. For reservations and more information, call (828) 526-4906.  more