Calendar Events for September, 2014

 
 
When: September 1st 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Highlands Botanical Gardens
What: Botanical Garden Tours
Historically Significant Plants: The Garden is filled with notable plants of the Southern Appalachians. Some plants are important for their uses, others for their discoveries. For more information call 828-526-0188.
 
When: September 1, 12, 15,19, 2,9,11,30
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay: Open Studio
Weekdays and Saturdays 10am-4pm. Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 2, 4, 9, 11 5:15pm-7:15pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay Ceramics 1 and 2
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 3rd 10am-12pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: The New Maritime Artic
Global Connections and Future Challenges. For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 4th 10am-12pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: The $1000 Genome
What does it mean for you? For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 4th-6th 10am-4pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Painting Watercolors
Continuing Botanical Watercolor. Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 4th 6:30pm
Where: Highlands Nature Center
What: Zahner Conservation Lectures
The Force of Admiration: Wallace and Darwin on the Evolutionary Trail. To register or for more information call 828-526-2623.
 
When: Friday September 5th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Town Square
What: Friday Night Live
Curtis Blackwell
 
When: September 5th-7th
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay: Portraits in Clay
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 6th-November 9th
Where: The Bascom
What: Exhibitions-The Three Potters
For more information call 828-526-4949.
 
When: September 6th 10am-12pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: China's Soong Sisters
One loved money, one loved power, and one loved her country. For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 6, 13, 20, 27 10am-12pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Kids' Creation Station
Animal Kingdom. For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: September 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
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: September 8th 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Highlands Botanical Gardens
What: Botanical Garden Tours
Carnivorous Plants: Learn the eating habits and trapping methods of Southern Appalachian carnivorous plants, where you can find them, and why they are important. Very kid Friendly. For more information call 828-526-0188.
 
When: September 8th-12th 10am-4pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Pencil: Portrait in Pencil
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 8th 1pm-3pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Making a winter terrarium
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 9th 10am-12pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Living off the Grid in the NC Mtns
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 9th 6pm-8pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Microsoft Excel for Beginners
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 9, 16, 23 4:15pm-5:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: After School Art Adventure Elementary
For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: September 10, 17, 24, 4:15pm-5:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Wednesday Advanced Art
For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: September 10th 7pm
Where: Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, Highlands
What: Otello
Call 828-526-9047 for tickets.
 
When: September 10th 10:30am-3:30pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Ipad Basics
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 11th-13th
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Trip to Asheville Land of the Sky
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 11
Where: Highlands Cashiers Land Trust
What: Eco Tours Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust
Canyon Box Tour

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: September 11, 18, 25, 3:15pm-4:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Thursday Middle School Art
For more information or to register call 828-526-4949.
 
When: Friday September 12th 11;30am-1:00pm
Where: Eckerd Living Center Conference Room
What: Lunch and Learn
Estate Planning and Health Care Directives. Topics for discussion with Attorney Scott Neumann, Overview of a desire for a Natural Death (living will) Health care power of attorney, and Durable power of Attorney, wills, and trusts. Please RSVP to Pamela Harris at 828-526-1325.
 
When: Friday September 12th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Town Square
What: Friday Night Live
Johnny Webb Band
 
When: Saturday September 13th 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
Where: The Bascom
What: The Three Potters
This year's featured potters for the annual clay symposium, The Three Potters, are Jim Connell(OK), Fong Choo (KY), and Brandon Reese (SC). They are distinguished craftspeople in their field. For an extended period of time, a collection of their work will be on display. Free
 
When: September 13th 10am-12pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Cement" Hypertufa
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 15th-19th 10am-4pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Painting: Oils Florals in Oils
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 15th 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Highlands Botanical Gardens
What: Botanical Garden Tours
Deadly Plants and Folklore: Learn which plants are toxic and what parts of the plants can harm you, then round out your knowledge with the history and folklore behind these plants. For more information call 828-526-0188.
 
When: September 16th-18th
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay: Leaf Coasters and Wall Pockets
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 16th 1:00pm-3:00pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Dinner Party with 5 Ingredients
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 16th 7pm
Where: Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, Highlands
What: National Theatre Live
A Streetcar Named Desire. For tickets call 828-526-9047.
 
When: September 17th 10am-12pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: The Spanish Shakesspeare
A journey through the life and works of Lope de Vega. For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 17th 10:30am-3:30pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: iPad Advanced
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 18th 9:30am-4:00pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: WCU Fine Art Museum
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 18th 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Painting: Acrylic Sip and Stroke
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: Friday September 19th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Town Square
What: Friday Night Live
Southern Highlands
 
When: September 19th 7pm
Where: Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, Highlands
What: National Theatre Live
Medea Call 828-526-9047 for tickets.
 
When: Saturday September 20th 11am-3pm
Where: Sunset and Sunrise Rock
What: "View From The Rocks"
Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust and The Bascom present The Sunsetennial "View From The Rocks" A Tribute to Sunset and Sunrise Rocks. Saturday September 20th 11am-3pm. Free Art and Nature Program. Celebrate HCLT's 100th year of conserving Sunset and Sunrise Rocks. Join us for lunch at Ravenel Park followed by an artful afternoon at The Bascom. Work as a group to paint a wooden mural featuring the view of Sunset Rock, which will later be displayed at Ravenel Park. Free ages * and up. Call to register, space is limited. For more information call 828-526-1111.
 
When: September 20th 2014
Where: Highlands Historical Society
What: Dazzling Dahlia Festival
This event, benefiting the Highlands Historical Society, will showcase local Dahlia Enthusiast's' prize winning dahlias. Exhibitors can enter as many as 6 categories of Dahlias for a small entrance fee. The Dahlias will be judged and ribbons awarded for the first, second, and Best of Show Winners. Exhibitor registration forms will be available at businesses throughout the Highlands-Cashiers Area, and at the Highlands Historical Society. Contact Joyce Franklin at 828-4526-9418 or email www.highlandshistory.com
 
When: September 21st-26th
Where: The Mountain Retreat Center
What: Hiking Retreat for Seniors 55+
A full week of day hikes and fun, education, recreation and good food geared to active mature folks. Lodging, all meals, and transportation provided. Hikes to Chinquapin Mtn, Glen Falls, The Narrows, Whiteside Mtn, Big Scaly Mtn, Rabun Bald, and other less traveled trails to be announced. Contact Barry L. White at barrylwhite@mchsi.com
 
When: September 22nd 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Highlands Botanical Gardens
What: Botanical Garden Tours
Using Native Plants at Home: Native Plants have many benefits in the home garden. They are hardier, provide habitat for beneficial animals and insects, and bring a sense of history and place to your home. This tour will focus on a sense of history and place to your home. this tour will focus on some of our area's natives that have a special place in your garden. Call 828-526-0188 for more information.
 
When: September 22nd - 24th 10am-4pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay
The Endless Possibilities of Surface Decoration using Porcelain Slip. Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 23rd-25th Tues & Thurs 2:00pm-6:00pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Photography 101
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 24th 10:30am-3:30pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Photoediting for iPad
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 24th 12:00pm-2:00pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Let's have Lunch On The Verandah
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 24th 2pm-4pm
Where: Highlands Botanical Gardens
What: Botanical Garden Workshops
Maintaining Your Home Flower Beds. For more information or to register call 828-526-0188.
 
When: September 25th-27th 10am-4pm
Where: The Bascom
What: Painting Watercolors
finding the Power in Watercolor through Knowledge. Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 25th 3:00pm-5:00pm
Where: Highlands Nature Center
What: Backyard Naturalists
6 Weeks Thursday afternoons at the Nature Center. Grades 5th-8th Cost $50. This afterschool program is designed to promote a better appreciation and understanding of the natural world by nurturing creativity and independent observation skills using photography, nature journals, illustration and experiential learning. To register or for more information call 828-526-2623.
 
When: September 26th-7th
Where: The Bascom
What: Celebration!
Art, Design, Craft Weekend. Craft-themed auction and gala. Motown dance party that captures the spirit of the entire Highlands-Cashiers Plateau. For more information call 828-526-4949.
 
When: Friday September 26th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Town Square
What: Friday Night Live
Macon Grass Band
 
When: September 26th-28th
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay
Human/Animal Hybrids: Sculpting with Solid Forms in Clay. Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 26th 11:00am-12:00pm
Where: Hudson Library
What: Community Coffee With The Mayor
In Collaboration with the Town of Highlands Mayor Patrick Taylor, these discussions are open to the public. Each session will feature issues of concern to the town and its citizens, presented by the Mayor himself and a variety of organizations. This event is free and will be held the last Friday of each month.
 
When: September 27th 8:00am
Where: Highlands Rec Park
What: Gilliam's Promise Annual 5K Race
For more information or to register for the Race call 828-526-2220.
 
When: September 29th 10am-2pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Cooking Fresh from the Autumn Garden
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 30th 10am-12pm
Where: Center for Life Enrichment
What: Addison Mizner: Palm Beach Architect
For more information or to register call 828-526-8811.
 
When: September 30th
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay Ceramics 1 and 2
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 
When: September 30th
Where: The Bascom
What: Clay: Ceramics 3
Call 828-526-4949 to register or for more information.
 

 

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