Highlands NC Saturday mornings

Highlands NC Saturday Mornings Mean Fresh Fare & More

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Highlands NC Saturday Mornings Mean Fresh Fare & More Highlands NC Saturday mornings mean fresh fare and so much more. Residents and visitors alike are in for a treat and farm raised meat, eggs, and vegetables are but a few of the offerings.  The local market, known as the Highlands Marketplace, takes place each Saturday morning from 8:30 am through …

Highlands NC Celebrates Eclipse

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Highlands NC Celebrates Eclipse Highlands NC celebrates the eclipse.  The Highlands Eclipse Festival 2017 will take place from Friday, August 18, through Monday, August 21.  This once in lifetime opportunity is centered around an event that we are in a prime location to witness.  The total solar eclipse will take place on Monday the 21st and the entire Highlands community …

Inspiring Beauty of Highlands North Carolina

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There is something about the beauty of Highlands North Carolina that puts the mind at ease and opens it to an array of possible talents.  The area is particularly appealing to artists who find inspiration in the stunning views and the serenity that permeates the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains.  It is no surprise that Highlands hosts a variety of art …

Mark your Calendar for these Upcoming Parades in Cashiers and Highlands NC

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Stay tuned for Holiday festivities in the Cashiers/Highlands NC area this year.  Throughout the region parades will be the center of attraction and you’ll want to mark your calendar for these special events.  The Jackson County NC parades begin on November 29th with Franklin NC’s “Christmas in the Mountains;” this event will be on Highlands Road and participants are directed …

Relay for Life 2010 Events to be Held in Cashiers and Highlands NC

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In 2010, Cashiers and Highlands will be holding Relay for Life events, as recently reported in the Crossroads Chronicle news.  This year, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life raised nearly $100,000 in support of cancer research and patient services in both Macon and Jackson NC counties.  But according to new requests, this Mountain Top event will have a change …

Cashiers/Highlands NC offers the Finest Foods Locally Grown

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Many restaurants in  Highlands and Cashiers have some of the freshest foods in the region thanks to their support of local farmers.  Chefs at local restaurants are purchasing only the finest ingredients for their amazing entrees including fresh vegetables and rainbow trout.  Not only are area restaurants patrons of farming produce, but residents and visitors can take advantage of the finest in …

Taste of Scotland Festival this Father’s Day Weekend in Highlands and Cashiers NC area

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This Father’s Day weekend is the perfect time to visit the Highlands and Cashiers NC area and experience Franklin’s 13th annual Taste of Scotland Festival. Beginning at 6 pm on June 19th, live Celtic music will fill the air with dancing and entertainment all part of the weekend festivities.  On Saturday, visitors will enjoy the Celtic dances and music as …

First section of Jackson County NC’s “Greenway” will begin Construction next Month

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For a determined group of Jackson County NC residents, a dream will finally be coming to fruition.  Since 2000, when the Greenway Commission was formed, its committee members have dreamed of making a ‘greenway,’ or path that would span from one end of the county to the other; this path would go from Cashiers to Whittier and would pass through …

February Events in Highlands NC

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For community events and entertainment, highlandschamber.org gives you access to all the information you need to plan your February calendar.  With an easy to read format, you will be able to quickly scan dates, times, and places for various events not just this month, but for the entire year. Some of February’s events include a Highlands Community Center annual Chillicookoff …