Highland Events You Should Attend (Other than the Maple Festival)

Highland Events You Should Attend (Other than the Maple Festival)

The event Highland County is most known for is our Maple Festival, which happens annually on the second and third weekends in March. However, there are plenty of other great events to attend in Highland throughout the year. (And the weather during these other events...
The Official Maple Festival of Virginia Returns

The Official Maple Festival of Virginia Returns

The tradition of the Highland County Maple Festival in Virginia returns March 12-13 and 19-20, 2022! Since 1959, visitors have been drawn to Highland County to tour real maple sugar camps for a cultural and culinary adventure. All-you-can-eat pancake and buckwheat...
Fall 2021 Leaf Report – Week 2

Fall 2021 Leaf Report – Week 2

After a dry summer, I wasn’t sure if the leaves were really going to perform this fall. But the September rains must have juiced them up because this year’s color isn’t disappointing! The green seems to be staying on the trees a little longer in some...
Look Up: Highland has What 85% of the World Doesn’t

Look Up: Highland has What 85% of the World Doesn’t

When friends who don’t live here ask me about the nightlife in Highland County, they are often surprised when I answer that we have an absolutely stellar nightlife here.   Due to our geographical isolation, low population, and high elevation, we have one of the finest...