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 5, 2017
Welcome New Member!

Please help the Chamber in welcoming Brown's Cafe as a new member. They offer homemade meals
 as well as homemade pies. They are located at 24 US-221, Sparta, NC 28675 in the back of Twin Oaks store. 
Music on Main 

Main Street Pizzeria and Taphouse
Main Street Pizzeria and Taphouse
Saturday, July 8th
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

"LiveMusic with Robin and Will"

A mix of classic rock, folk and contemporary music with Robin on the guitar and Will on the djembe (African drum) at the  Alleghany County Public Library 115 Atwood St. Sparta, NC on Monday, July 10th at  7:00 pm.
For more information call the library at (336)372-5573 or e-mail dbrewer@nwrl.org

"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

Alleghany Fiddlers Convention

The best of traditional mountain music in competition will be held on Friday, July 21st until Saturday, July 22 at the Alleghany County Fair Grounds 1375 US Highway 21 N Sparta NC 28675. 

Art in the Park

Join the  Alleghany Arts Council as local artists show c ase    their fine handcrafted artwork on Saturday, 
July 22 from 10 AM until 5 PM.
Located at Crouse Park 60 Cherry Street Sparta, NC 28675

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. 

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, 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.