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Baskets at The Bascom

Interweaving Southern Baskets is on view in the Loft Gallery at The Bascom from now until December 30.  This beautiful exhibit, curated by Laura Wingfield, incorporates over 70 baskets from private collections to showcase Native American, Appalachian, Gullah, and Contemporary baskets. The South has always been home to a blend of cultures – from Native Americans here 14,000 years ago…

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A Park for the People

The Village Green is a park for the people. In 1992, the founders saved two acres at the crossroads of Highways 64 and 107 in Cashiers from commercial development.  The Village Green was established with the mission to preserve and enhance the land for civic, spiritual, academic, recreational, and cultural activities.  Twenty-five years later, The Village Green encompasses more than…

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Highlands Dive

Kay Craig, one of the movers and shakers behind The Ugly Dog Pub said, “We need a bar in Highlands, an adults-only gathering place that’s open before, during, and after restaurant hours.” She and husband Thomas envisioned a place that would cater to visitors and locals, particularly servers who are working during prime time and could use a daily, after-hours…

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Dive In Movies at Highlands Rec Park

Dig your swimsuits and sandals out of the closet, and head to the Highlands Rec Park Pool on Friday, April 6, for another of their Dive-In Movies. It opens at 7:30 P.M. and the movie will start at 8:00 P.M., so bring your whole family, your sense of adventure, and enjoy an evening floating in the heated pool.  The water…

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Highlands’ Picklesimer Rock House Falls

The sublime beauty of Picklesimer Rock House Falls rewards anyone who chooses to take a less-traveled path. Toward the end of winter, I always feel like I’m holding my breath, waiting to see if spring is going to come back again.  Every year, if I pay attention, I’m given reassurance from the land that yes, spring is still a recurring…

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The High Dive Now Open

The High Dive, Highlands new late night bar, is now open Tuesday – Sunday beginning at 4:00 pm. Enjoy karaoke on Tuesdays and live music on Fridays. Located at 476 Carolina Way.