Featured Events:

21 Road Market 

July 28-30
For more information please call 800-553-2322

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Ongoing Events and Entertainment
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 June 28, 2017
4th  of  July From
the Chamber of Commerce!
4th of July Celebration 

Be sure to come out on Tuesday, July 4th starting at 6 PM for tailgating, food, games, and the fireworks show! The festivities will be held at the Alleghany High School parking lot.
For questions or more information call 336-372-5473
Main Street Pizzeria & Taphouse 
4th of July Parade

Alleghany County Rescue Squad

Food sales will begin at 9 AM until 1 PM on Saturday, July 1st, including chopped pork BBQ with sauce, 1/2 lb. and 1 lb. cups, sandwiches, BBQ chicken 1/2 or whole, cole slaw will be sold with the chopped pork BBQ.
Located at 61 Trojan Avenue Sparta
Moravian Candlelight Service & Love Feast

Art in the Barn

Come out and find treasures at the Art in the Barn event. Located at the Motsinger's Barn on July 1st from 10 AM until 4 PM. 
Located at  147 Camp Butler Road, Glade Valley, NC 28627
For more information please call  (336) 657-1001

Music on Main 

Books 'N Friends

Mid-summer sale and all book half price for one day only on Saturday, July 8th. There is something for everyone!
Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Monday 10 AM until 4 PM
VFW Post 7034

Whole and half chicken for sale starting on Saturday, July 8th by 8:30 AM or when the chicken is cooked. These are sold out by mid-morning. $9 whole, $5 half. 
Located at 1193 US 21 Sparta,  NC 28675

"Berry Fun"

July 11, 12:00 noon at the Wellness Center there  will be a class to learn about the many health benefits of berries and sampling several berry recipes.
Please call the Extension office to register at 336-372-5597

Space Available for 21 Road Market! 

The Take a Break from the Interstate Road Market is July 28-30. There is currently space available at the Alleghany County Fairgrounds for anyone interested to set up!
For more information contact  Vickie Moyer  at Alleghany Parks and Recreation 336-372-2942.

Community Knitting

The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Wednesdays at 10 AM for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Upcoming WCC- Alleghany Center Classes 
Classes starting in June:
Baking Breads and Cakes: June 20th-August 22nd: Tuesday evenings 6:00-9:00 p.m.
CPR/First Aid: June 24th: Saturday 8:30-5:00 p.m.
Classes starting in July:
Excel: July 15th, 22nd, and 29th: Saturday mornings 8:30-12 noon
Intro to Computer Graphics Concepts: July 11th-August 15th: Tuesday evenings 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • For more information or to register for a class, please contact Talina Pipes at WCC- Alleghany Center at 336-903-3143 or by email: tlpipes811@wilkescc.edu
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. 

June 22:
District Governor Tom Smith
June 29:
Changing of the Guard! (new officers)
July 6:
Louis Watts and Jessica Bryant, Guardian Ad Litem
July 13:
District Governor Scott Van Der Linden
July 20:
Susan Miles, Miles JOB Fund
July 27:
Theresa March, Empty Bowls project

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.

Saturday, June 24: Earl White String Band
Saturday, July 1: Buckstankle Boys
Saturday, July 8: Mountain Park Old Time Band
Tuesday, July 11: July birthday party with Rise and Shine
Saturday, July 15: Big Ridge Old Time Band
Saturday, July 22: Closed for Alleghany Fiddlers Convention
Saturday, July 29: Mountain Park Old Time Band

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) 657-1441. Recorded schedule information: (336) 200-4949.