Calendar Events for October, 2014

 
 
When: October 1st 10:30am-3:30pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: iCloud and Computer security
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: October1st- October 31st
Where: Old Edwards Inn & Spa
What: Oktoberfest Old Edwards Style
Escape to Autumn in the Mountains and the Culinary Prowess of German Chef Johannes Klapdohr. Enjoy specials through October across the resort. Begin your festivities in the Wine Garden, which has been transformed into a Biergarten. Enjoy a steaming mug of Gluhwein, a popular fall and winter beverage in Germany, better known to us as mulled wine. Live music in the Wine Garden on Saturday afternons from 4:00pm-7:00pm/ Special Pumpkin Spa Treatments and Fall inspired Hot Herbal Poultice Massage with Ginger Spice Oil, and Live Music in The Hummingbird Lounge on Friday and Saturday Evenings from 6pm. Call 828-787-2625 to book your Oktoberfest Getaway.
 
When: October 2, 7, 9
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay Ceramics 1 and 2
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: October 2, 7, 9,14, 16
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay: Ceramics 3
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: Friday October 3rd 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Town Square
What: Friday Night Live
Mountain High Dulcimer Group
 
When: October 3rd 2pm-4pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Securing Cyberspace
Protecting the Nations Digital Processing Infrastructure. For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: October 4th-January 4th
Where: The Bascom
What: Appalachain Pastel Society
The Bascom is Honored to host the 2014 APS Juried National Exhibition.
 
When: October 4th 2:00pm-4:00pm
Where: Highlands Nature Center
What: Fall Leaf Colors
Activities will focus on how leaves change color, deciduous versus coniferous trees, and winter survival strategies of each. Afterwards we will walk through the botanical garden to identify trees by leaf type, shape, and color. Advanced registration is required. Call 828-526-2623 for more information and to register.
 
When: October 4th-January 4th 2015
Where: The Bascom
What: 2014 APS Juried National Exhibition
For more information call 828-526-4949.
 
When: October 5th 4:30pm-til Dark
Where: Highlands Biological Station
What: Highlands On the Half-Shell
Highlands on The Half-Shell; Oyster Roast and Live Music. Firecracker Jazz Band. Oysters, Shrimp, and Jambalaya. In the Amphitheater behind the Nature Center, Cajun Casual Attire. Limited Tickets Available. $75members/$100 non-members. Proceeds to benefit the Highlands Biological Foundation.
 
When: October 6th-8th 8am-4:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Pastel
The Way to the Landscape in Pastel. Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: October 6th-10th
Where: The Mountain Retreat Center
What: SUUFI
Southern Unitarian Universalist Fall Institute, A delightful week of program with old and new friends at the top of 4200' mountain! Enjoy the fall colors high above the stress of our busy daily live. Headliner: Rev Amy Carol Webb, brings her music, wisdom, and ministry. To register or for more information call 828-526-5838 ext 218
 
When: October 6, 13, 20, 27 3:15pm-4:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: After School Art Adventure
With the Gordon Center for Children. For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: October 7, 14,21, 28 4:15pm-5:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: After School Art Adventure Elementary
For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: October 7, 14, 21, 28 12:30pm-2:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Homeschool Drawing Essentials
For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: October 8, 15, 22, 29 4:15pm-5:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Wednesday Advanced Art
For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: October 9, 16, 23, 30 3:15pm-4:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Thursday Middle School Art
For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: October 9th 1:00pm-3:00pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: US Secret Service
History, Organization, Mission. For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: October 9th
Where: Highlands Cashiers Land Trust
What: Eco Tours Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust
Elk Excursion

Guided hikes and day trips led by the experts in their fields. HCLT's eco tours are open to the public and reservations are required. Eco tours are a $35 donation for new friends and include a HCLT membership! $10 for members. For details and to reserve your spot call 828-526-1111 or Julie.hitrust@earthlink.net
 
When: Friday October 10th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Town Square
What: Friday Night Live
Johnny Webb Band
 
When: October 10th-11th
Where: The Bascom
What: Painting: Oil Figure Painting
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: October 10th 10:30am-3:30pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Ipad Basics
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: Friday, October 10th 10am-4pm
Where: Center for Plastic Surgery 209 Hospital Drive
What: Obagi Day Open House
Complimentary consultations for rejuvenating and protecting your skin by Dr. Buchanan, Karen/Obagi, Lynne Aesthetician. For more information call 828-526-3783.
 
When: 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m.
Where: Civic Center, 600 N. 4th Street, Highlands, NC
What: Highlands Own Arts & Crafts Show
The 32nd Annual Highlands Own Arts & Crafts Show will be held at the Highlands Civic Center from 9am to 5pm. With closet and professional crafters there is sure to be something that appeals to all. The Highlands Chapter #284 Order of the Eastern Star will be serving breakfast and lunch including Dennis "Doc" Wilson's famous barbeque throughout the day. Information at www.highlandsnc.org or contact Rebecca Shuler (828) 526-2118; email rebecca.shuler@highlandsnc.org All proceeds will benefit the Highlands Scholarship Fund.
 
When: 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m.
Where: Kelsey-Hiutchinson Park, Pine Street, Highlands,NC
What: Highlands HomeTown Day
Join the fun at the 2nd annual Highlands HomeTown Day in Kelsey-Hutchinson Park where activities will include craft and farmers' market vendors, food, music, clogging and activities for the entire family. This year's performers will be the Boys from Tuckasegee, also featured at this year's Mountain Heritage Day. Information at www.highlandsnc.org or contact Rebecca Shuler (828) 526-2118 or by email Rebecca.shuler@highlandsnc.org
All proceeds and donations will benefit the Highlands Scholarship Fund.
 
When: October 11th 12:55pm
Where: Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, Highlands
What: MET: Macbeth
Call 828-526-9047 for tickets.
 
When: October 11th 18th 10am-12pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Kids' Creation Station
Color Galore! To register or for more information call 828-526-4949.
 
When: October 12th 11:45am-1:45pm
Where: First Presbyterian Church
What: Empty-Bowl-aThon
The International friendship Center is hosting the Annual Empty Bowl Event. Enjoy homemade soup and bread donated by local restaurants in a uniquely handcrafted bowl. All bowls are donated by volunteers at The Bascom Pottery Studio. to buy tickets along with a keepsake bowl for $20, please contact the International Friendship Center at 828-526-0890.
 
When: October 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd
Where: The Bascom
What: Multi-Media Art Sampler
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: October 16th 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Painting: Acrylic Sip and Stroke
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: October 16th-20th & 23rd-26th
Where: Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, Highlands
What: Highlands-Cashiers Players: David Ives
Four of Mr. Ives Funniest one act plays: Mere Mortals, Sure Thing, Dr. Fritz, and Captive Audience. Mature Audiences Only. For Tickets call 828-526-8084.
 
When: October 17th-18th
Where: The Bascom
What: Photography: Digital And Photoshop
Fall Photography. Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: Friday October 17th 2014
Where: Town Square
What: Friday Night Live
Southern Highlands
 
When: October 17th
Where: The Bascom & HCLT
What: Fall Photography at Sunset Rock
Capture the Mountains' beautiful fall color! instructor Greg Newington will be taking his class to a couple Highlands' locations to photograph, one of which being Sunset Rock. For more information contact The Bascom: shill@thebascom.org, 828-787-2865
 
When: October 17th 10:30am-3:30pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: iPad Advanced
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: October 18th 12:55pm
Where: Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, Highlands
What: MET: Le Nozze Di Figaro
Call 828-526-9047 for tickets
 
When: October 18th and 25th
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay: Spooky Raku Firing
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: October 20th-24th 10am-4pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay: The Art of The Teapot
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: October 22nd-24th 10am-4pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Painting Watercolors
Landscape in Watercolor. Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: Friday October 24th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Town Square
What: Friday Night Live
Macon Grass Band
 
When: October 25th 10am-11pm
Where: The Village Green Cashiers
What: Hiker Jam Octoberfest
1 Day Event Music Festival. Tickets are $25 for General Admission, $100 for VIP tickets. For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.hikerjam.com Bands include: The Corbitt Brothers, Nitrograss, Porch 40, Hurricane Creek, Jay Drummonds, Homemade Wine, American Gonzos, The Hooligans, and Homemade Wine. Food Trucks: The Fallafel Brothers, Slabtown Pizza, Mountain Fresh Grocery, F.U.E.L, El Kimche, Home Free Bagels, Smokey Mountain Smoothies. Breweries, Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada, Sweetwater, Lagunitas, Magic Hat, Osckar Blues, Budweiser.
 
When: October 25th 10am-12pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Art for All Ages: Pick and Paint a Pumpkin
To register or for more information call 828-526-4949.
 
When: Saturday Oct 25th and Sunday 26th
Where: Highlands Aerial Park
What: Halloween at Highlands Aerial Park
Highlands Aerial Park Saturday October 25th and Sunday October 26th 3:00pm-6:00pm. Trick or Treat Enchanted Forest, Brave Indian Family Zip line Course, Face Painting, Pumpkin Decorating, Costume Contest, $19 per person $5 for children under 5. 828-526-8773. Call for more information.
 
When: October 25th 12:30pm-3:00pm
Where: Old Edwards Inn & Spa
What: Book Signing with Norman Askins
A portrait of Southern elegance as interpreted by Norman Askins, who infuses traditional design with innovation and style to create gracious and livable houses.
 
When: October 26th 12:55pm
Where: Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, Highlands
What: Bolshoi Ballet
Legend of Love. Call 828-526-9047 for tickets.
 
When: October 28th and 30th
Where: The Bascom
What: Ceramics 1 and 2
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: October 28th-30th
Where: The Bascom
What: Ceramics 3
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: Wednesday October 29th 11am-1pm
Where: Eckerd Living Center
What: Fall Festival
Free and Open to the public. Loads of fun for the entire family, Costume contest, cake walk, hayrides, popcorn, Trick-or-treating, Face painting, Loads of games, cotton candy, fabulous food, & Great Music by the award winning "C- Squares"
 
When: October 30th 6:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Highlands Nature Center
What: "Enchanted Forest" Nature Trail
Encounter friendly forest creatures, portrayed by students, and learn interesting nature facts about each one of them. Fun and educational for all. For more information call 828-526-2623.
 
When: October 31st 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Downtown Highlands
What: Highlands All Hallows Eve Celebration
Halloween in Highlands is a whole downtown full of spooktacular fun and entertainment. The streets close to traffic around 5:30pm, and the
entire downtown becomes a trick-or-treater’s haven, with monsters of all ages traipsing from business to business clutching Halloween bags and plastic pumpkins to be filled with gobs of goodies. Call 828-526-2112 for more information.
 

 

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