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Come just to listen or to dance to the blue grass and old time musicians who play every  Tuesday and Saturday beginning at 7pm. Admission  is $5 on Tuesday and $6 on Saturday. Line Dancing classes are also offered on Monday nights beginning at 6pm. The Jubilee is located on North Main Street, across from the Courthouse. 

Local blue grass and old time musicians jam each Monday, 2 blocks north of the Courthouse at the Crouse House in Crouse Park, beginning at 6pm. Come and play or just listen. No charge, but a donation is appreciated. 336-372-5473

Shop Sparta 
The town of Sparta offers a variety of art galleries, apparel and accessory stores, gift shops, restaurants and even an old fashioned hardware store. Click here to learn more about the merchants in Sparta. 
Barn Quilt Trails 

Barns and other buildings around the county display squares illustrating quilt patterns and add interest to a driving tour of the countryside. Drop by Alleghany Chamber of Commerce and Visitors' Center for a brochure. We are in the rock building with the green awning (58 South Main Street, Sparta). Our foyer is always open and a brochure is always available.

Driving Loops
Brochures for three driving loops of the Alleghany country-side are available at the Alleghany Chamber of Commerce and Visitors' Center. Each loop is about a leisurely hour's drive and includes information on historic points along the way. The Chamber office is in the rock building with the green awning (58 South Main Street, Sparta). Our foyer is always open and a brochure is always available.
Be sure to visit when planning a trip this Spring or Summer. Open Thursday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm. There's never an admission charge. Stop by to experience local history and to see the new displays, 7 North Main Street, Sparta.

Veterans' Morning Coffee & Breakfast
 at the VFW
The VFW hosts an informal full breakfast including, biscuits, gravy, eggs, bacon, sausage, grits, and coffee every Wednesday from 8:30-11am. All veterans are invited to attend.  Click to learn more .
The VFW Military Museum is open to the public, 10am-2pm, every Wednesday and Saturday in the basement of the VFW Post 7034, 1193 Us Highway 21 S, Sparta, NC. Admission is free. 

Alleghany Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 800-372-5473
Weekly Chamber Brief
Alleghany Chamber of Commerce  January 25, 2017
2017 Sparta Magazine

The new 2017 Sparta Magazine is now available for pick up at the Chamber of Commerce. Be sure to stop by and pick your copy up today! 
Alleghany Office Supply 

Alleghany Office Supply
now offers the services of shredding
Be su re to stop by for all your office and business  supply needs. 
Located at  665 S Main St #15, Sparta, NC 28675.
For more info please call
Alleghany County Library

Celebrate Black History Month with the "Hero
es of the Underground Railroad" presented courtesy of the Alleghany County Library by the Bright Star Touring Theatre on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 at 6 PM at the Alleghany County Library located at 115 Atwood Street Sparta NC 28675. 
For more info please call 336-372-5573
Alleghany Rotary Club

Come to our
Soup'r Bowl Party! Combine a fun afternoon of bowling for free with donations of canned soup (or any non-perishable foods) and or/cash to the Solid Rock Food Closet. Book your date with dinning at 21 Tavern for either lunch or dinner. Saturday February 11 from 2:00 to 5:00, after that "other" SuperBowl! 
Sponsored by Alleghany Rotary Club and Sparta Fun Company.


DAVHENCO INC. will now be offering headstone cleaning services. Each headstone or monument is hand cleaned with a biological agent specifically designed for such projects. The final results are very impressive and the hidden beauty is brought out on these headstones.
For pricing information, please call 336-835-7393 or 336-244-0330.
Email: dhenderson.davhenco@gmail.com
Northwestern Regional Library Photography Contest

This contest is open to all library members of Alleghany, Stokes, Surry or Yadkin Counties. Contest includes juvenile,
teen, and adult categories. Entries accepted through 
   March 17, 2017.

Murphy's Mercantile 

Tired of the traditional roses in a vase for Valentine's? 
Murphy's is offering a European style of  fresh flowers hand wrapped and lovingly framed in a bed of burlap.  This will be our first Valentine's as a florist so not sure what to expect.  We strive to be different and add our special touch to each design we are blessed to create. EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 10% off any orders placed before February 1st.

Alleghany County Library

The Alleghany County Library will be providing FREE V olunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for the public,  by reservatio n only . Households making less than $54,000 during 2016 are eligible for this service.  Certified volunteers will be at the Alleghany County Library on Wednesdays from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm and on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

VITA will be available at the Alleghany County Library from January 25 - April 12.  The Alleghany County Library is at its new location at 115 Atwood Street, next to the Wilkes Community College campus.  To schedule an appointment, contact the Alleghany County Library by phone at 336-372-5573 or by email at dbrewer@nwrl.org.
Studio Redwood Valentine's Painting Class 

Register NOW!!!
Two Valentine Painting Classes
Monday Feb. 6th & Thursday Feb. 9th,
6 pm-8 pm
Limited to 10 students each class. Adult Class.
Class sample to be posted soon!
10" X 10" Canvas. Textures & Mixed Media.
Your home portrait, your church portrait, your school portrait, any building that ='s LOVE to you.
For Beginner or Advanced. $35.
For more info please call 336-372-7111.
Studio Redwood, 16 S. Main, Lower Level, Sparta, NC
Baywood Boy's BBQ & Catering

Opening Sundays Starting Jan. 15 from 8 am-2 pm
Thursday's Hosting a Bluegrass Jam from 6 pm-8 pm starting Jan. 12 through Feb. 23 in the upper dining room. 
A Valentine's Dinner will be held from  4 pm-9 pm on Feb. 11. Following will be a  Sweetheart Party starting at 7 pm.   
Downstairs DJ Willie G - Drink Specials

Weekly Rotary Program

The Club meets every  Thursday at 7 am  in the 
Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium for a buffet breakfast and program. Visitors are welcome. 

Jan. 26 - Jimmy Broach, Regional VP of Food Lion
Feb. 2 - Citizenship awards to AHS students
Feb. 9 - Club Assembly
February 16 - Joel McMillan, Carolina West
February 23 - Lisa Edwards, AMH Pulmonary Function Testing machine

Questions? Call Matt Kovacich at  336-200-2215. Learn more about the Alleghany Rotary Club at  sparta-nc.com/rotary.

Alleghany Jubilee Happenings!
Join us for the  Hillbilly Hoedown  with  Rise and Shine Band  every Tuesday night. Admission $5 on Tuesday, $6 on Saturday, age 12 and under free.    
Hours are 7-10 pm unless otherwise noted. All ages welcome.

January Schedule:

Saturday, Jan 28: Five Mile Mountain Road

Line dance  lessons on Monday nights from 6-7:30 pm, $3 per person per lesson.
The Alleghany Jubilee is at 25 North Main Street in Sparta, NC. Doors open at 6 p.m. For information call (336) 407-2603 or (336) 200-4560. Recorded schedule information: (336) 200-4949. 

Alleghany High School
Alleghany High School will be hosting the I-A Regional Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturd ay February 10th and 11th . There
 wil l be 28 to 3 2 high school wrestling
teams participating in this tourname nt. These wrestlers are competing to m ove on to the NC State Championship.  
Sparta will be booming on Feb. 10th and 11th with lots of parents and family members. This means they will be looking to eat and shop in our downtown area!
Special Olympics- Alleghany 5th Annual Polar Plunge

Save the Date for the 5th Annual Polar Plunge will take place on March 25th at Lake Louise- Roaring Gap Club.  Laurelwood Cir, Roaring Gap, NC 28668
For more information, please call 336-306-4555.