Songwriting Legend Rivers Rutherford Comes to Cashiers for Blue Ridge School Benefit

Nashville Songwriter Rivers Rutherford Comes to Cashiers

The Seventh Annual Songwriters’ Round featuring Rivers Rutherford makes a return to Cashiers on September 15 in a benefit performance for The Blue Ridge School. Rivers will be joined byKelley Lovelace, Tim James and George Teren, whose recent No. 1’s include “When I Get Where I’m Going”, “Ladies Love Country Boys” and others recorded by artists including Tim McGraw, Gretchen Wilson and Gary Allan. Dinner and drinks will be served beginning at 6pm, along with a silent auction … [Read more...]

Preserve at Rock Creek Attends a Successful 2011 Cashiers Leaf Festival

A Wooden Swan on Display

The Cashiers Village Green was the place to be last weekend for the third annual Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival! This three-day event drew large crowds to the Cashiers, NC area to see over 100 selected vendors, listen to live music, and enjoy the gorgeous fall color display and warm weather.  Children had a blast with bouncy houses, hula hoops, and face painting. There were two separate stages with great musical line-ups including the Hurricane Creek Band, Rye Holler Boys, Shawn James, and … [Read more...]

Fall Color is Coming to The Preserve

Leaf festival-goers are greeted by fall themed displays

It's that time of year again... Fall has arrived here in the mountains of western North Carolina!  You know it by the smell of wood smoke and apple butter boiling, mountain craft festivals and events, and most notably by the magnificent displays of colorful foliage that make this area famous. There is no better way to truly experience the beauty of this area and to see what the Preserve at Rock Creek is all about than to come and see for yourself!  We invite you to visit us by taking … [Read more...]

The Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival is Packed With Fun, Food, and Entertainment

A Maple Prepares Fall Colors

Come give yourself, family, group or organization a treat at the Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival. You'll be glad you did! Now in its third year, the Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival is acknowledged as the area's premier fall festival.  The three-day Festival, October 7-9, features a profusion of entertainment by bands of all musical genres, artisan crafts, vendor and local merchant booths, delectable food offerings and kid-attracting activities. This matchless experience is all wrapped-up in … [Read more...]

Let's Talk Music in Western North Carolina!

Brevard Music Center

The Sapphire / Cashiers area offers many options for live music. Between Asheville & Brevard there is a vast array of music and entertainment. Whether your genre is Blue Grass, Classical, Rock, Country, Jazz, Opera, etc. , you will find it here. The easiest way to find out what’s happening in the area and when it is happening will be to search the internet. I have provided some links below to make your search a bit easier. Brevard Music Center Brevard Music Center is located in … [Read more...]

Six Degrees to the Beverly Hillbillies

Title Screen for the Beverly Hillbillies

I was told to keep this short and my deadline for getting this to the editor was 5pm today and it's already 8pm!  Needless to say the $100.00/word I was promised for on time completion is lost (yeah, right… I'm on salary).    So, let's squeeze the turnip till blood flows freely and I'll be owing the editor my job as the Property Manager of the Preserve at Rock Creek just so they'll tell my boss I got it to them on time:  Here goes… The Beverly Hillbillies, the Cashiers Mountain Music … [Read more...]

Cashiers Mountain Music Festival is July 2-3

From left, David Holt and bluegrass legend Doc Watson are the headlining act at this year’s Cashiers Mountain Music Festival on Sunday, July 3.

In just two short years, the Cashiers Mountain Music Festival has become one of the most respected music festivals in the southeast. The festival has been honored to have such world class performing artists as The Isaacs, Sierra Hull, Lizzy Long, Little Roy Lewis, the Steep Canyon Rangers, and two memorable surprise appearances by bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs. This year, the third annual Cashiers Mountain Music Festival will be held on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3. This year’s … [Read more...]