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 July 26, 2017
Alleghany Quilters' Guild Show 

The Quilters' Guild Show will be held on Friday, July 28th until Saturday, July 29th at the Emerson Black Building at the Alleghany County Fairgrounds. The Show will begin at 10 AM until 5 PM. For more information please call  (336) 372-1779.
Mountain Soul

 We are pleased to announce Martha Bassett will be performing Sunday, July 30th 2017. The concert starts at 6 PM at Christ Episcopal Church 

US 21 Road Market

The US 21 Road Market is always held the last full weekend of July (Friday-Sunday),
July 28-30th, 2017Individuals interested in learning more about the US 21 Road Market are encouraged to contact our offices at 800-553-2322.

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.


Studio Redwood Upcoming Classes

July 28-30th- 9:00 AM-4:00 PM All 3 Day Road Market/Hwy. 21 Show & Sale! Free

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
Located at 
Studio Redwood, Inc. 16 S. Main, Lower Level Sparta, NC 28675

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  

  • 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. 

July 27:
Theresa March, Empty Bowls project
August 3rd: 
Angie Wagoner and Chad Worrick-Alleghany Wrestling Club
August 10th: 
Karen Saintsing-Animal Sanctuary
WEDNESDAY August 16th, 6pm at Becca's Backwoods Bean: 
Rep. Jeffrey Elmore
August 24th: 
Club Assembly
August 31st: 
Michelle Tompkins-New Vet Clinic

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, July 29: Mountain Park Old Time Band
Saturday, Aug. 5: Buck Mountain Band
Tuesday, Aug. 8: Birthday party for August with Rise and Shine
Saturday, Aug. 12: Closed for Galax Fiddlers Convention
Saturday, Aug. 19: Five Mile Mountain Road
Saturday, Aug. 26: Tune Town 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. 

Alleghany Republican Party Picnic
The A lleghany County Republican Party will hold
its annual picnic at the  Lions Club Pavilion  (behind the high school) at 6 pm on 6pm on  Thursday,  August 3rd.  There will  be  FREE  hot dogs, hamburgers with side dishes and desserts.soda & tea. Elected officials will be available to discuss updates and various issues. 336-363-9598.
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.
Moonlight Paddle
At 9 AM on August 4, there will be a moonlight paddle at New River State Park. Space is limited. To register please call 336-982-2587
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.