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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 November 22, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving!

The Chamber of Commerce would like to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Welcome New Member!

Please join the Chamber in welcoming new member, Grant's Supermarket! They are a locally owned and operated chain of 16 grocery stores, serving southern West Virginia, southwest Virginia, and Sparta, NC. They've been in business since 1949, and since that time have grown from a single store to numerous locations in order to better serve you.
Christmas Parade!
Shop Small Saturday!
NC Author Libby Bagby 

NC author Libby Bagby will be at  Touch of Grace on
Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 11:30 until 3:00 signing her books about North Carolina's state breed, the Plott hound. Bagby's books share the heart-warming rescue of her Plott Lucky.

Mountain Soul Music Festival

Robin Cater will be performing at Christ Episcopal Church for the Mountain Soul Music Festival beginning at 6 PM.
The Mountain Soul Music Festival will be held on every last Sunday of the month starting in April until December. Admission is free but donations are appreciated!

Studio Redwood

Paint a Whimsical Snowman, Christmas Tree or Reindeer: All supplies and dessert furnished. Thurs., Nov. 30th, 6 p.-8:30 p. $30. Please register by
email: redwood@skybest.com Deadline to register is Nov. 20th.

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

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!!

*Storytime is presented each Monday at 10:30 am for Preschoolers.

New River State Park

Weeds in Winter -  Saturday, November 25, at 1:00 pm
 Meet at the Wagoner Access contact station 
Join a Park Ranger in learning how to recognize and identify our favorite Summer and Fall wildflowers during Winter. Also, learn about the ecological benefits a fallow field adds to a wildlife habitat. 
Free Native grass seed samples to participants as long as supplies last. 

Upcoming WCC- Alleghany Center Classes 

Classes starting in January:                                       

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. 

November 23rd -
Thanksgiving, no meeting.

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, Nov. 25: Gap Civil Old Time 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.