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High South Media Network Regional Update
including Sapphire Valley Resort, Cashiers, Highlands, Bryson City and Dillsboro
July 18 -25, 2022

Weather Update:

WNC around Sapphire Valley – Cashiers – Highlands:Once again - unstable moist air continues to dominate The High South area of Western North Carolina all week. Each day will see party-cloudy to cloudy skies with anywhere from a 30% to 60% chance of rain and thunderstorms each day. Temps will cool just a bit with highs starting out the week in the lower 70s and lows in the lower 60s. The latter half of the week will see highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s with nighttime temps in the mid-60s.  For more detailed weather info including local radar,
visit [High South Weather]

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Sapphire Valley Resort News/Events:

Concert on the Slopes this Week!
The best concert venue in The High South! Relax on the base slope of Ski Sapphire Valley and listen to great Motown, Beach music and songs of the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s!! Bring the family, friends, food and beverage and have a great experience!

This concert features The Legacy Motown Review - learn more and watch their video [Concert on the Slopes]

On the Resort this Week – all amenities are open including the outdoor pools and are now in full summer mode! [Check out the amenities Here]

Weekly Events on the resort include Tuesday’s special breakfast at the Community Center and Pickleball lessons over at the Tennis / Pickleball facility. [Learn More about Daily and Weekly Events]

Up in Cashiers:

Lake Glenville Dam Release this Saturday July 23rd!!! If you are up for a good hike, this is a must see at least once! Several times during the year Duke Energy release water out of Lake Glenville in order to maintain proper lake levels. The amount of water released changes High Falls into a thunderous giant! [Learn More!

Groovin’ on the Green Groovin’ on the Green takes a break this week and will return AUGUST 8TH with ZORKI WITH JEFF SIPES [More about area concerts]

The Green Market – Every Wednesday at The Village Green, this farm stand market for local growers is a great opportunity to pick up some delicious locally grown treats. [More about The Village Green]

Up in Highlands:

Highlands Market - Every Saturday from 8 – noon, Check out Highlands own farmers market at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park, 411-499 Pine 

Friday Night Live Concert Series Presented by the Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Visit Highlands NC  Address: 341 Main Street, Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Price: Free

Saturdays on Pine Concert Series Presented by the Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Visit Highlands NC  Address: 411 Pine Street, Highlands, NC 28741Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Price: Free at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park

  1. Sapphire Valley Resort - the areas only 4 seasons family resort! Visit [Sapphire Valley Resort]
  2. Sapphire Valley Vacation Rentals - is our site dedicated to vacation rentals and real estate. Plan early - Book Early! Go to [Sapphire Valley Vacation Rentals]
  3. High South Rentals - find just the right vacation rental from Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Glenville, Dillsboro, and Bryson City North Carolina! Use the Rental Request Form to get help and some recommendations! Go to [High South Rentals]

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Weather Update

Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer continue! Highs around 90 and lows in the lower 70s. The best chance of rain this week is Monday night thru Tuesday night, however, a chance exit each day this week. We have custom weather for each of our main North Georgia towns! For more details on our weather, visit [Tour North Georgia Weather]

Northeast Georgia

 Amicalola Farmers Market - Market opens Spring and is held every Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. or sold out. The 2022 market will be held every Saturday from 8 a.m. until sold out or noon and every Wednesday and Friday 2:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. (or sold out) at the brand-new City of Dawsonville Farmers Market Pavilion located on Allen Street.

Town of Tallulah Falls Saturday Night Bluegrass Jam - So come join the pickers and the grinners for the best local bluegrass music in the area! Bring your lawn chairs and instruments and enjoy this downhome celebration of music and community. There is a bonfire so feel free to bring a picnic dinner and S’More fixins! It happens every Saturday night starting in April through October at Bluegrass Square in “downtown” Tallulah Falls on Main St.

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