Tunes from the 'Toons: Looney & Otherwise
Western Piedmont Symphony
Thursday, September 14th
Tickets available at the Chamber of Commerce
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
GREAT ACTIVITIES TO DO ANYTIME
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
to learn more about the merchants in Sparta.
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.
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
Weekly Chamber Brief
Alleghany Chamber of Commerce August 2, 2017
40 Years of Business!
Gill's Jeans & Things is celebrating 40 years of business today!!
The business began on August 2, 1977
Come by today for Back to School shopping. Gill's offers custom fitting for suits, and apparel for the whole family!
Congratulations to Gill's Jeans & Things on this milestone.
Please join us in recognizing the service of
Mayor John H. Miller to the Town of Sparta. In honor of his many years as Mayor of Sparta,
the Town Hall will be renamed the John H. Miller Municipal Building
Our recognition event begins at
4:30pm with the unveiling of a
new Town Hall sign at 5:15pm.
Please join us to wish Mayor Miller well in his much deserved retirement. Please
MAIN STREET PIZZERIA & TAPHOUSE
Alleghany Republican Party Picnic
lleghany County Republican Party will hold
its annual picnic at the
Lions Club Pavilion
(behind the high school) at 6 pm on 6pm on
hot dogs, hamburgers with side dishes and desserts.soda & tea. Elected officials will be available to discuss updates and various issues. 336-363-9598.
At 9 PM on August 4, there will be a moonlight paddle at New River State Park. Space is limited. To register please call
VFW Car Show
The VFW Car Show will be held on
August 5. There will be trophies awarded around 1 PM for Best of Show, People's Choice, and Best of Show Top 30. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, Disc, Jockey, food vendors, door prizes.
$5 for admission.
Alleghany County Rescue Squad
Food sales will begin at
9 AM until 1 PM on
August 5, 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.
JAM Golf Tournament
Alleghany JAM will be holding a golf tournament at
High Meadows Country Club on
August 8. Double shotgun begins at
8 AM and 1 PM.
$100 per person includes lunch. Benefits will go to Alleghany Junior Appalachian Music program for elementary school children.
Alleghany Opportunity Fund
Join us at
Olde Beau Resort
Jones Von Drehle Winery,
for a beautiful evening of
wine, dinner, and fellowship on
Friday, August 11th.
Gathering at 6:00 pm / Dinner at 6:30 pm. T
icket Price $75.00/person.
Funds being raised on behalf of the Alleghany Opportunity Fund,
a component fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation, will remain in Alleghany County.
For tickets, please call:
Debbie Bare - (336) 657-0895
Kay Choplin - (336) 657-2052
Alleghany County Library Programming Events
Thursday, August 3rd @ 6:30 PM:
Anna and Wrenn Kilmartin will share a slide show and talk about their mission trip to Guatemala, last October. They will also have some items to display from their trip. This program will be interactive and questions from the audience are welcomed.
Tuesday, August 8th @ 1:30 PM:
Smart Board training will be taught by Leigh Ann Dixon. There is no charge for this training but pre-registration is requested.
Thursday, August 10 @ 6:00 PM:
Kathy Murphy and Hanna Hodges will present a program on Essential Oils. Participants will make and take home an all-natural sugar scrub.
A light meal will be served but pre-registration is required by contacting the Alleghany County Library by phone
336-372-5573 or by email at email@example.com.
To pre-register, or for more information, contact the Alleghany County Library at the above information.
Upcoming WCC- Alleghany Center Classes
Classes starting in August:
Pharmacy Tech: Tues/Wed- 8/22-12/13/17 5:30-8:30pm
Strategic Games: Thurs 8/24-10/12/17 6-8pm
Basic Drone Operation: Tues 8/29-10/17/17 6-8pm
Studio Redwood Upcoming Classes
Aug. 3rd- 10-Noon
6-14 Acrylics/Kandinsky & Tangle Art $32.50. All Supplies Furnished (ASF)
Aug. 3rd 6:00 PM-8:30 PM. Adult Acrylics/Paint Sunflowers! $35. Bring own Beverage ASF
Aug. 5th 9:30am-3:00pm Chair Caning Class by Mike Dees $60. Register by Wednesday, 7-26-17.
To register please contact
Chris Davis at 336-372-7111
Studio Redwood, Inc. 16 S. Main, Lower Level
Sparta, NC 28675
The Alleghany County Library invites needle workers of all experience levels to meet together at the Alleghany County Library on
Wednesdays at 10 AM for needle work and fellowship! For additional information, call
336-372-5573 or email
Weekly Rotary Program
The Club meets every
Thursday at 7 am
Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium
for a buffet breakfast and program. Visitors are
Theresa March, Empty Bowls project
Angie Wagoner and Chad Worrick-Alleghany Wrestling Club
Karen Saintsing-Animal Sanctuary
WEDNESDAY August 16th, 6pm at Becca's Backwoods Bean:
Michelle Tompkins-New Vet Clinic
Questions? Call Matt Kovacich at
Learn more about the Alleghany Rotary Club at
Alleghany Jubilee Happenings!
Join us for the
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, Aug. 5: Buck Mountain Band
Saturday, Aug. 12: closed for Galax Fiddlers Convention
Saturday, Aug. 19: Five Mile Mountain Road
Saturday, Aug. 26: Tune Town
Saturday, Sept. 2: Buck Mountain Band
Saturday, Sept. 9: Mountain Park
Saturday, Sept. 16: Crooked Road Ramblers
Saturday, Sept. 23: Burnt Mountain Band
Saturday, Oct. 7: Appalachian Mountain Girls
Saturday, Oct. 14: Mountain Park
Saturday, Oct. 21: closed for Hillbilly Comedy and Variety Show
Saturday, Oct. 28: Buck Mountain Band
Line Dance lessons on Monday nights from 6-7:30 pm, $3 per person
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.