Around Town

Around Town

Highlands Christmas Tree Lighting

It’s that most wonderful time of the year when Santa Claus comes to town, and he enjoys his stays in Highlands so much that it’s sort of his home away from home during the holiday season. The jolly old elf himself enjoys a weekend getaway in Highlands as much as the next person. It’s the perfect place for taking a…

Around Town

Highlands Food & Wine Festival

Whether you express your good taste in your choice of food, spirits, shopping, or the arts, this autumn the Highlands Food and Wine Festival promises to deliver a phenomenal experience you’ll savor for a lifetime. Restaurateurs, chefs, vendors, bartenders, winemakers, vineyard owners, entertainers, and businesses of all kinds join forces to bring you the event.  2018 commemorates the third year…

Around Town

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…

Around Town

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…

Around Town

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…

Around Town

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.