High Style is a celebration of art, cuisine, fashion, and music, offering a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the vibrant culture of Highlands. From May 17 to May 19, attendees can indulge in a weekend filled with local talent, delicious food, and exciting activities. The schedule is packed with enticing events, including a meet and greet cocktail reception, a dazzling fashion show, captivating music performances, engaging demonstrations, and hands-on classes. Whether one is drawn to jewelry making, live painting, ceramics, or fly tying, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Additionally, culinary enthusiasts can partake in a variety of experiences, from charcuterie board classes to a delightful Pancakes & Prosecco Breakfast. With its eclectic lineup and spirited atmosphere, High Style promises an unforgettable experience for all who attend. 

May 17: High Style Meet & Greet 

The festivities kick off with a “meet and greet” at Kelsey Hutchinson Founders Park on Pine Street. Enjoy live music by Zorki, while sipping and savoring delicious appetizers like smoked salmon canapes with caper dill cream cheese or grilled chicken with a delectable peanut dipping sauce. An evening of mingling sipping and savoring is the perfect way to start your weekend in style. Tickets are $45 per person and include food, beer and wine. Purchase your tickets here.  

May 18: A Day of Style and Art 

Saturday morning on Main Street you can watch a fashion show featuring some of your favorite Highlands shops. In 2023, USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice named Highlands the 'Best Small Town for Shopping', so this fashion show is sure to inspire you to pop into a shop or two on Main Street. With stores that carry unique offerings or your favorite brands, you can prepare to be dazzled at the High Style Fashion Show in the heart of the Highlands. Whether you’re a fashion aficionado or simply seeking entertainment, this event promises an unforgettable experience. Dress to impress and secure your VIP seating for $25. VIP guests will be greeted with a welcome beverage and swag bag. You can purchase your tickets here.  

After the fashion show, immerse yourself in the world of craftsmanship and artistry with jewelry making demonstrations by Laurel Parham-Martinez of Bijou and Marci Sherwood’s Isabelle Ambrose Jewelry. Take in live painting sessions by talented artists like Pauline Marr and Jeannie Edwards, or delve into the realms of ceramics, woodturning, metal art, and fly tying with captivating demonstrations throughout the day. Join Chef Suzanne for a Charcuterie Board Class or learn a new cocktail recipe at the Highlands Smokehouse.  

And what’s a celebration without music? Enjoy free performances from local musicians like Lisa Rankin, Byrds & Crows, Zorki, and many more at various locations across town. Saturday’s festivities will conclude with the Saturdays on Pine concert in Kelsey-Hutchinson Park with Continental Divide.  

May 19: Pancakes & Prosecco 

Rise and shine for a delightful morning at The Bascom with a Pancakes & Prosecco Breakfast. Sip on bubbly prosecco as you savor fluffy pancakes with your favorite toppings. With fresh pancakes made on site, a fruit bar, bacon, sausage, grits and a mimosa bar, you will want to make sure you snag your tickets to this delectable breakfast.  

Embrace the style of Highlands and celebrate the uniqueness of the artists, musicians, makers, and shops that make our town special. For the full schedule of High Style events or to purchase tickets to one of the ticketed events, click here.