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Arts & Craft Show
December 2, 2017

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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 October 25, 2017
Main Street Pizzeria & Taphouse

Mountain Soul 

John McCutcheon folk music's renaissance man -master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist, and author will be performing at Christ Episcopal Church on October 29 beginning at 6pm.
Trunk n' Treat!! 
Blue Ridge READ
Medi Home Hospice invites you to come and hear Nick Hawks from the Alleghany Sheriff's Office

Topic: Meth Labs & Drug Diversion

Where:  Alleghany County Public Library

When: October 31st @ 10:30am

For more information please call 336-372-5573
The Alleghany Democratic Party

The Alleghany Democratic Party will have their monthly meeting November 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at the Sparta Town Office, located at 304 South Main Street.  Light refreshments will be served.

Studio Redwood


Adult Chair Caning Class w/Mike Dees 
Sat., Oct. 28th, 9:30 a.-3 p.-
Centered Diamond Pattern  $60. 
Call for Supply List
Class size limited to 7 & fills quickly!

For information and registration please send an e-mail to  redwood@skybest.com
Alleghany County Library Programs

October 25 at 4 PM
: Hitler's Children Holocaust film

October 30th at 6 PM: Halloween Bash! Come dressed in costume and ReVonda Crow will be sharing stories guaranteed to give you chills! 

Tuesday, November 7 - 4:00 pm - Sheriff's Senior Citizens Academy (Next program in a series for Senior Citizens and Those Who Love Them.  Home Safety Tips.)

Friday, November 10 @ 6:30 pm - 'Author, Lee Smith'  Book Talk  (Blue Ridge READ event)
Saturday, November 11 @ 2:30 pm - 'Author, Lee Smith' Book Signing  (Blue Ridge READ event)

Tuesday, November 21 - 4:00 pm - Sheriff's Senior Citizens Academy (Next program in a series for Senior Citizens and Those Who Love Them.  Graduation for regular attendees)

Monday, December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 'Folk Music with Hungrytown'  Back by popular demand, you don't want to miss this group as they share Folk Music.  Don't miss it!!
Upcoming WCC- Alleghany Center Classes 

Classes starting in October:                                          

Mac iOS: October 26- December 14
Thursdays from 6 PM until 8 PM. Cost is $75. Space is limited. 

Smart House: October 2- November 20
Mondays from 6 PM until 8 PM. Cost is $50.

Welding II: October 5- November 30
Thursdays from 6 PM until 9 PM. Cost is $70 PLUS insurance.

CPR for the Community: October 21
Saturday from 8 AM until 12 PM. Cost is $35.

Self Defense: October 24- December 12
Tuesday from 6 PM until 8 PM. Cost is $40.

Appalachian Music Course: October 10-December 12
Tuesdays from 6 PM until 8 PM. Cost is $50.

Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail is seeking proposals from communities along the trail route that are interested in hosting our three-day member meeting - known as the Gathering of Friends - in February or March of 2019 and 2020.

Deadline to submit proposals: Friday, November 3, 2017 by 5:00 pm.
Please reach out to Betsy Brown, 919 518 1713, bbrown@mountainstoseatrail.org with any questions.  Thank you for considering being a host to the Gathering of  Friends. 

Needle Workers

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  in the 
Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium for a buffet breakfast and program. Visitors are welcome. 
October 26th : Alleghany PSI, Beta Club and Student Council-Elementary School Projects

November 2nd:  Josh Greene  
November 9th - Larry Adams
November 16th - Erika Cary : Wine to Water

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, Oct. 28: Buck Mountain Band
Tuesday, Oct. 31: Halloween party and costume contest with Rise and Shine
Saturday, Nov. 4: Tune Town
Saturday, Nov. 11: Mountain Park
Tuesday, Nov. 14: November birthday party with Rise and Shine
Saturday, Nov. 18: Crooked Road Ramblers
Saturday, Nov. 25: Whitetop Mountain Band
Saturday, Dec. 2: Buck Mountain Band
Saturday, Dec. 9: Mountain Park
Tuesday, Dec. 12: December Birthday Party with Rise and Shine
Saturday, Dec. 16: Christmas Party with Crooked Road Ramblers
Saturday, Dec. 23: Closed for Christmas
Saturday, Dec. 30: Pre-New Year's Eve Party

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.