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Community Events

The Village Green Market

Fill your basket with naturally raised meat and dairy items, fresh eggs, jams, pickles, freshly baked bread and delicious granola.  Set your table with fresh-cut flowers that morning or plant your entryway with locally grown perennials.  Always fresh.  Always local.

Groovin’ on The Green

Groovin’ on The Green is a FREE community event featuring singer/songwriters and bands of all genres! Each Groovin’ concert is held at 6:30 pm and located at 160 Frank Allen Road and happens RAIN OR SHINE.

Groovin’ is FREE to the public for general admission. However, The Village Green does have 10×10 pop-up tents to rent for your group! Check back next year to rent your tent for a boogie-ing good time.

Check back in May of 2023 for a NEW Groovin’ Schedule!

Easels on The Green – Cashiers’ Plein Air Festival

Nationally acclaimed painters from throughout the country set up their easels to capture the beauty of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau landscape and quaint mountain lifestyle. This type of outdoor location painting is known as en plein air, French for open air.

During this week-long event, artists set up their easels in and around Cashiers to create original art depicting the area. These unique paintings are displayed for viewing and sale at The Village Green Commons. Other highlights include a special Benefactor Preview Party, a Ladies Luncheon, an Artist Award Champagne Brunch, as well as live demonstrations by the artists.

Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival

This fall festival celebrates the leaves beginning to change in the beautiful mountain village of Cashiers. This popular and free event welcomes 100 artisans and merchants to the park. Visitors will find unique handcrafted wood, pottery, jewelry and much more on display and for purchase throughout the weekend. Food, drink, live music and a juried art show add to the festive spirit of this event. The Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, October 6 – 8, 2023.

Click HERE to see our Leaf Festival map of the park and a listing of vendors for 2022!

Goblin’s on The Green and Trunk or Treat

A frightfully fun family-friendly Halloween event! Enjoy delicious culinary delights from the food truck, plus lots of fun and games, and tricks and treats! Be sure to dress up in your most creative costume. Prizes will be awarded for the best boy, girl, and human/canine duo.

Gobble on The Green

Turkey, cornbread dressing, pumpkin pie, football, and family time … there are so many reasons to love Thanksgiving! Did we mention pie? Each family has its own activities and traditions to look forward to. The Village Green offers a 5K Run/Walk turkey-trot, Gobble On the Green.

Christmas on The Green – Cashiers Christmas Tree Lighting, Visit with Santa, & Mistletoe Market

Visitors to The Village Green enjoy twinkling light displays and festive decorations from Thanksgiving Weekend until New Year’s Day. The park becomes a winter wonderland to make your spirits merry and bright!

Education Programs at The Village Green

Cashiers Greenway Ramble Storywalk

The StoryWalk™ was made possible through a collaboration between Vision Cashiers, The Village Green, The Albert Carlton-Cashiers Library, and The Literary Council of Cashiers. A StoryWalk™ provides an outdoor adventure that champions reading along with family connection, health, and wellness.

The StoryWalk™ is part of the Cashiers Greenway Ramble. Cashiers Greenway Ramble is an extensive network of trails, sidewalks, and pedestrian-friendly roads connecting Cashiers’ in-town parks, commercial districts, and community buildings. A major section of the Ramble known as the Salamander Loop is located in The Village Green. Conveniently park once and walk!  To learn more visit the Ramble website. You can also download a PDF map here.

Village Nature Series

The Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust and The Village Green sponsor a series of lectures each summer. Visitors and residents learn about wildlife in the area and the various features of their natural habitats. Previous subjects include raptors, black bears, and reptiles. The Village Nature Series will begin at 5:00 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month from May through September at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.