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Craft Beer Night

Highlanders used to gather at Helen’s Barn on Saturday nights for evenings of music, dancing, and all sorts of refreshments. Those celebrations were so joyous, in fact, more than a few Highlanders got their start in the Helen’s Barn Parking Lot. If you miss those days when Helen’s Barn was the place to gather for an evening’s worth of dancing…

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The Blessing of the Animals

The Blessing of the Animals is a tradition in the Cashiers community started by the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Cashiers area churches will observe this annual event at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 29, at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road. Bring a chair to this gathering with animals that features music and prayer in celebration…

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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.