Highlands' Bel Canto

Bel Canto boosts its storied sound with the addition of Bass Tyler Putnam for its 25th Anniversary performance.

Highlands Food & Wine Festival

The Highlands Food and Wine Festival, set for November 9 through 12, is packed with bold flavors, joyful music and a powerful party atmosphere.

September at PAC

The Highlands Performing Arts Center turns up the volume in September with a series of dance and music programs.

Come to The Bascom

The Bascom is spread upon a gorgeous six-acre campus designed for browsing.


Both professional and community theater keep playgoers entertained while music festivals, Chamber music and bluegrass music can also be enjoyed year-round. Highlands NC and Cashiers NC has always attracted visual artists thanks to the luxuriant setting, and the number of fine art galleries encourage collectors to make frequent forays. There are writers’ groups, lectures and classes of all types.

Illustration by Norma Jean Zahner

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