Leaf Festival this weekend in Cashiers

The Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival will be held Oct. 8-10 in and around Cashiers.

The festival main stage is at the Village Green and Commons in Cashiers where attendees will hear music from bluegrass to rock and roll on two stages.  Along with the bands and entertainers throughout the day, the festival — sponsored by lead donor the Highlands-Cashiers Board of Realtors and supported by numerous local businesses and individuals — features a juried artisans show, vendors and merchants booths and Sapphire, Glenville, Cashiers and Highlands home tours.  

On Sunday morning, prior to the booth and entertainment openings, a worship service offered by Christ Church of the Valley will be held at 10:30 at the main stage of the Cashiers Commons.

Opportunities for prizes and treasures will attract all ages.

Festival-goers will miss out unless they move on from the Cashiers Crossroads north on N.C. 107 to Glenville to enjoy free Lake Glenville Boat Tours, the VFW Pumpkin Patch and a Pancake Breakfast at Tom Sawyer’s Christmas Tree Farm on Saturday morning. The Glenville Community Development Club tent presents remarkable artists and crafters, demonstrations and historical storytelling by Glenville History Project members.

Local restaurant booths will serve fare from hot dogs, barbecue, burgers, low country boil, crab cakes, ice cream, cookies, cotton candy, popcorn, caramel apples, cider and apples.

For more information call 828.743.1630 or visit www.visitcashiersvalleyleaffest.com.

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