Cashiers Historical Society

Plateau Pursuits May Edition

Calendar of Events for the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau

Ever since early settlers and developers first arrived on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau over a century ago family and community have been at the heart of events and gatherings in the area. The same holds true today, and theres always something happening in any one of our villages, townships and master-planned communities! Aside from the awe-inspiring beauty and majesty of our mountains, lakes, waterfalls and forests - below are a few additional reasons you should join us for a Party on the Plateau in May:

May 14-17Highlands Cashiers Players present Neil Simons Rumors at The Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center in Highlands. Showtimes Thursday thru Saturday 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2:30 p.m. Tickets: Adults - $20; Students - $8 may be purchased one hour before the performance on an as available basis. Reservations can also be made by calling the box office at 828-526-8084. May 15Historic Zachary-Tolbert House tours resume in Cashiers on Fridays and Saturdays thru October 17, 2009 (click here for more information). May 23Summit Memorial Day 5K Race in Cashiers. For more information, call 828-743-5755. May 23-27Annual Plant Sale at Highlands Ball Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featuring hundreds of locally grown hostas and perennials. Proceeds help local scholarship students and local projects. Come early for best selection! Rain date is Sunday, May 24. May 23-24The Village Square Art & Craft Show at Pine Street Park in Highlands. Featuring regional artisans showcasing fine art, pottery, baskets, folk art, jewelry, furniture and more. Face painting for the kids. For more information, call 828-787-2021. May 27Snakes & Ice Cream at the Village Green Pavillion in Cashiers at 6 p.m. Childrens program that is presented by Patrick Brannon and is part of the Village Nature Series. Co-hosted by Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust and Village Green. FREE admission! Call 828-526-1111 for more details. May 29Collective Spirits Wine Festival at The Bascom in Highlands. Featuring wine tastings from premier North Carolina distributors, as well as silent auctions, artistic demonstrations, a symposium and gala seated dinner under a tent on The Bascoms new terrace. For more information or to order event tickets, call 828-526-4949. May 29-30Cashiers Historical Society Hosts 2009 Appalachian Music Symposium at the Albert C. Carlton Library in Cashiers and Lombards Lodge in Whiteside Cove. Symposium features presentations by renowned historians and performances by David Holt, Sheila Kay Adams, Lee Knight, The Queen Family and Jacob Jones. Daily tickets are $80, and Two-Day tickets are $145. Seating is reserved and limited so order your tickets today! For more information or to place your ticket order, call 828-743-7710 or send an e-mail to zacharytolbert@aol.com. May 30Blues, Brews & BBQ on the grounds of the Rib Shack Restaurant at The Old Edwards Inn & Spa in Highlands from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fun-filled, family-friendly outdoor bash featuring live music from Hurricane Creek, mouth-watering ribs and southern sides from the Rib Shack and ice-cold brews from Highland Brewing Company. Tickets available for purchase at the Rib Shack Restaurant or by calling 828-526-8008

Enter for Chance to Win a FREE Tour of the Cashiers Designer Showhouse 2010

Enter for Chance to Win a FREE Tour of the Cashiers Designer Showhouse 2010 Compliments of Silver Creek Real Estate GroupFirst drawing to be held Friday August 27,2010!

What is considered by many to be one of the finest showcases of talent from some of the Southeasts most gifted interior designers, the 2010 Cashiers Designer Showhouse promises to trump the stunning designs of years past. With this years theme of Designed With a View and the exquisite location of Whisper Fade in Wade Hampton Golf Club as the backdrop, this is clearly the must-see event of the season if not the year! Silver Creek Real Estate Group is a proud supporter of the Cashiers Designer Showhouse, and we are pleased to announce the launch of our drawing for two FREE tickets each week to tour the masterfully adorned rooms of this years Showhouse. What a terrific excuse to plan an impromptu escape to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina!

To enter for your chance to win two FREE tickets to the 2010 Cashiers Designer Showhouse, simply fill out our online contact form. Be sure to write Free Showhouse Tickets in the forms comment section. While youre on our website, please feel free to take a peek around at all of the magnificent homes and land available on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau. If your name is selected, one of the friendly folks at Silver Creek will either contact you via phone or via e-mail so please be sure to include your valid contact information. In the event that your name is not drawn, we encourage you to plan a trip to see the Showhouse anyway. Tickets are just $25/person and a portion of the proceeds benefits the Cashiers Historical Society. The 2010 Cashiers Designer Showhouse will be open from August 21 through September 5. If youd like to learn more about the 2010 Cashiers Designer Showhouse and the other activities surrounding the event, please read our blog The Cashiers Designer Showhouse is Just Around the Corner! GOOD LUCK! We hope to see you there!