Blue Ridge Mountains

News and Events around
The High South

The High South includes the Northeast Georgia mountains and Western North Carolina! 

High South Media Network Regional Update
including Sapphire Valley Resort, Cashiers, Highlands, Bryson City and Dillsboro
July 25 - August 1, 2022

Weather Update:

WNC around Sapphire Valley – Cashiers – Highlands: 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. Chances Tuesday will be a bit higher for slow moving thunderstorms and heavy rain. 

Highs starting out the week in the lower 80s and lows in the mid-60s. 
 [High South Weather]

Blue Ridge Mountains

and The High South News and Events
featuring Sapphire Valley Resort

Sapphire Valley Resort News/Events:
Sapphire Valley Resort News/Events:

On the Resort this Week – all amenities are  [Check out the amenities Here]

Up in Cashiers:

Groovin’ on the Green takes a break this week and will return AUGUST 12TH with ZORKI WITH JEFF SIPES

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.

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 Dates: May 27, 2022 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 Dates: May 21, 2022. 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

The weather is in REPEAT MODE! Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the lower 70s. The best chance of rain this week is Monday night thru Tuesday night, however, a chance exits 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 market is held at the City of Dawsonville Farmers Market Pavilion located on Allen Street. Wednesdays will be added once produce arrives in June/July. 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

Ellijay: Blue Ridge Wine and Jazz Festival is bringing great music, great wines, fine art, and delicious cuisine, to beautiful Ellijay, GA.

We will be offering a diversity of wines from around the world, including those made locally in North Georgia and the North Carolina region.

Enjoy delicious food prepared locally and listen to top jazz performers also from the region. Purchase wine by the glass or bottle and bring your blanket and lawn chairs to relax in while listening to great music.

The focus of the Blue Ridge Mountains Wine & Jazz Festival is for the North Georgia Mountains to be recognized as “A Cultural Tourism Destination”, to feature regional wines being produced locally, provide financial support and opportunities for area students of Jazz music, and awareness to the community as to the importance of this legendary American music style.

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