August 7th, 2018
The official News Brief of the Alleghany County Chamber of Commerce
Welcome to our New Members
Alleghany High Country Realty
Mindy Hall
Dawn Motsinger/Art in the Barn
Blue Ridge Resource Conservation and Development
Karen and Marion Leys
Storybook Cottage
Tim the Tech-Man
Rebecca Anne Cox, Sales Director MaryKay
Muddy Creek Café
Brush Creek Farm, LLC
Kathy's Kreations Bakery & Confectionery Gift Shop
Trojan Patio
Alleghany County
Sheriff's Office
Blue Ridge Conservancy
M ountain Heritage Festival Vendor Deadline Approaching
Applications due August 15th 
Every 3rd Saturday in September, over 100 craft and food vendors line Main Street in Sparta, NC to celebrate the local heritage. Admission to the Festival is free and all are invited to come and enjoy demonstrations, traditional music, dancing, and historical exhibits. As always, don't miss the Possum Queen Contest in the evening. If you're interested in applying to be a vendor, follow the link below. For more information about the Festival or to learn how to become a sponsor, please call Manah Wyatt or Jordon Edwards at (336)-373-5473
A note from the Chamber
Special Thank-you
The Chamber would like to highlight the following for their generous umbrella donations to the Sparta Public Walkway;
Larry Prince, Tony and Rebecca Southern Jim and Barbara Halsey,
-Thank-you so much for your contribution-
Check out the new Authentically Alleghany App
Upcoming Events
Small Business Seminar
Alleghany Campus of Wilkes Community College
August 16th, 2018
Follow the link below for more information
ASTA Update
Monthly meeting Wednesday, August 8th, 5:15 p.m.
115 Atwood Street
Monthly hike on Sunday, August 19 1:00 p.m. Meet at Doughton Park, in the Doughton Park parking lot with the lodge
Jubilee Update
Saturday, Aug. 11 – closed for Galax Fiddlers
Saturday, Aug. 18 – Fisher Peak Timber Rattlers
Saturday, Aug. 25 – Karlie Keepfer and Smokey Holler
Live Music
CJ Ballard Band
Friday, August 3, 2018
7:30 PM  10:00 PM
Rocking the Gap
Friday August 10th, 2018
5:30 P.M.
Yoga, Music, Food, and lots of family fun!
10806 US Highway 21 South, Glade Valley, NC 28627
Upcoming Rotary Speakers
August 16th - Kate Irwin with Here! Magazine
Ribbon Cutting
August 16th 4:30 P.M

Come celebrate Blackbird with us

28 W Whitehead Street
Sparta, North Carolina
Book Reveal
August 17th 11:00 A.M.
Alleghany County Library
Refreshments and Prizes
August 11th
Alleghany County Fairgrounds
Gates open 3:00 P.M. Racing begins at 5:00 P.M.
Come support the Glade Creek Volunteer Fire Department
Happenings at the Library
Click below
Fashion Show
benefiting Alleghany Memorial Hospital Foundation
Tickets $35
Contact Helen Ruth for more information and ticket purchases
Introduction to
Fly Fishing
August 11th and 25th
for more information
If you'd like your events listed on the Chamber Link, please email with listing details
For more event listings, click below
Happenings in the Region
Traditional music is part of the heritage of Mountain Communities. Check out the Blue Ridge Music Trails, a guide to finding great musical experiences in the mountains and foothills of North Carolina.
What the Chamber does for you
The Alleghany Chamber of Commerce is composed of member businesses, organizations and individuals. It is overseen by a 12-member board elected by the membership. The Chamber is committed to the idea that working together we can make good things happen. It works to improve local commerce and create a better community

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