Highlands NC Celebrates Wine and Food at Bascom This Week

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Highlands NC will celebrate wine and food at The Bascom this week. The Collective Spirits Wine and Food Festival 2015 will take place Thursday, May 14 through Sunday, May 16. Considered one of the Southeast’s premier wine and food events there are expected to be more than 650 attendees to enjoy fabulous food and wine as part of this fundraiser for The Bascom.

Highlands NC, Pottery Sale This Weekend

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In Highlands NC there is a great pottery sale going on this weekend. Saturday, August 16th is the annual Pottery Sale at The Bascom, a great opportunity to purchase some one of a kind pieces, something great for your home or the perfect present for someone special. this is the second year for the vent and one not to be missed if you will be in the Highlands area this weekend.

Current Exhibits at Bascom, Highlands NC

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It goes without saying that those who teach classes at The Bascom are talented, using their education and experience to share their skills with the rest of us. From January 5th through March 31st the works of individual art teachers will be on display for students and visitors to ogle. The opportunity to view this local talent is welcome and …

Renowned Photographer Comes to Highlands NC

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Renowned Australian photographer, Greg Newington, is slated to have his first American exhibit in Highlands North Carolina. The exhibit is being held at the Bascom and opens today, February 19, with a  reception at 6 pm.  The exhibit is surely one not to be missed, and the opportunity exists to partake in a one-and-a-half day workshop with Newington as well.  …

Memorial Weekend Activities in Highlands include A Collective Spirits Wine Festival

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Tickets are on sale now for Highlands’ third annual Collective Spirits wine festival, set for May 29-30.  A fundraiser for The Bascom, the wine festival is the first event to be held in the art center’s new six-acre, “green,” architect-designed facility in Highlands. Featured activities include: * Grand wine tasting featuring more than 100 domestic and  international wines * Silent …

Historic Home For Sale in Highlands North Carolina

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walking from Union County Pennsylvania.   It is said that he walked every inch of this North Carolina mountain plateau finding and cataloging new specimens of trees and shrubs.  There are several specimens at the University of North Carolina’s Ashe-Herbarium named for him. Professor Harbison and his two daughters were among a group of ten Highlands’ residents that met and organized …