Calendar

Sep
12
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Academy Series 2 @ Alleghany County Library
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Second in a series for Senior Citizens and Those Who Love Them.

Sep
14
Thu
Western Piedmont Symphony @ Alleghany Community Auditorium
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm


The Western Piedmont Symphony will be in concert at the Alleghany Auditorium presented by the Alleghany Education Foundation. Seats are $20 or $10. Tickets will be available in advance at the door.

Sep
16
Sat
Astronomy Event @ Main Street
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Echo Ridge Astronomical Society will be set up at the Mountain Heritage Festival on Main Street in Sparta. Check with the Library for more information and exact location. Don’t miss it!

Mountain Heritage Festival @ Main Street
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm


Some 100 food and craft vendors & demonstrators will be spread out on Main Street for this celebration of mountain life. There will be music and entertainment.

Old Fashioned Day @ Stone Mountain State Park
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm


Old fashioned day at Stone Mountain State Park will begin at 11 AM until 4 PM. There will be live music, displays of quilting, blacksmithing, looming, fishing lure tying, bee keeping, basket weaving, pottery, and much more

Sep
19
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Sep
24
Sun
The Mountain Soul Music Festival @ Christ Episcopal Church
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm


Jonah Riddle and the Carolina Express (Bluegrass/Gospel) Burnsville, NC will be performing. 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!

Sep
26
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Oct
3
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Academy @ Alleghany County Library
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 

Next program in a series for Senior Citizens and Those Who Love Them.

Oct
5
Thu
Candlelight Vigil @ Alleghany Court House Lawn
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

D.A.N.A will be holding a candlelight vigil on the Court House lawn on October 5th from 5:00 PM until 7:30 PM.

Astro Photography Program @ Alleghany County Library
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Presented by Dave Collings representing Echo Ridge Astronomical Society.  Dave’s Astro Photo of ‘The Sunflower Galaxy’ has recently been published in Sky and Telescope Magazine  for October 2017.  This magazine has over 100,000 subscriptions sold.

Oct
6
Fri
Music on Main @ Main Street
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm


Music on Main comes back for summer 2017 on the first Friday of each month, June through October. Music starts at 6 pm; stores and restaurants open at 5 pm. Downtown Sparta’s merchants, restaurants, and attractions welcome visitors with music in 6 or more venues. Check each month’s list of performers at our Blue Ridge Music Trail site (blueridgemusicnc.com- Music on Main in Sparta). Music on Main is free. We are a family and kid friendly event.

Oct
7
Sat
Alleghany County Rescue Squad @ Alleghany County Rescue Squad
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


Food sales will begin at 9 AM until 1 PM, 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.

Fall Wildflower Hike @ New River State Park
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Master Gardener Laurie on a 1-mile hike to view the last of the fall wildflowers of New River State Park.  It is recommended to dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes and bring water.

New River State Park: River Run / Hickory Trail @ New River State Park
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join a Ranger at the Highway 221 visitor center, and learn what makes the New River one of the oldest in the world.  The hike will take us on a moderate trail winding through pine forest that lead to the river’s edge, and then travels back to the visitor center with oaks and hickories overhead.

Oct
10
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Oct
12
Thu
Democratic Party Meeting @ Kanpai Restaurant
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Democratic Party will hold their monthly meeting, October 12, 2017 at Kanpai RestaurantMeet and great will begin at 6:00 pm. You may order dinner (optional – Dutch Treat) and the meeting will begin at 6:30 pm.
Oct
17
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Oct
21
Sat
23rd Annual Hillbilly Comedy & Variety Show @ Alleghany Community Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Come for some fun entertainment in the Alleghany Community Auditorium on the campus of Sparta Elementary School.

Oct
23
Mon
“Dime Store Memories” @ Studio Redwood
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paint a treasure you might have found in a dime store when you were a child.
11″ X 14″ Acrylic on Canvas.
Examples and All supplies furnished.

For beginning or advanced students.

Oct
24
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Oct
28
Sat
Adult Chair Caning Class w/Mike Dees @ Studio Redwood
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Centered Diamond Pattern  $60.
Call for Supply List

Class size limited to 7 & fills quickly!

Oct
29
Sun
Mountain Soul Music Festival @ Christ Episcopal Church
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm


John McCutcheon (Ballads/American Folk Music) Wisconsin will be performing. 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.

Oct
31
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Trunk or Treat @ Crouse Park
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Celebrate Halloween at Trunk or Treat in Crouse Park. Decorate your vehicle for young ones to get treats from your trunk, under your hatch, or pickup bed. Costume contest at 6 PM. Prizes for best costume and best vehicle decoration. Concessions will be available.

Nov
7
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Nov
14
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Nov
21
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Nov
25
Sat
Christmas Parade @ Main Street
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm


Floats will wind down Sparta’s Main Street, beginning at 2 PM on Saturday, November 25th! Please plan to join us to get the Christmas spirit started!

Nov
26
Sun
Mountain Soul Music Festival @ Christ Episcopal Church
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm


Glen Shelton (Country/Gospel) Madison Heights, Virginia will be performing. 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.

Nov
28
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Dec
5
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Dec
10
Sun
Mountain Soul Music Festival @ Christ Episcopal Church
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm


Puddingstone Christmas Concert (Celtic and Folk) Hickory, NC will be performing. 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.

Dec
12
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Dec 12 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Dec
19
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.

Dec
26
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Dec 26 @ 1:00 pm


The Alleghany County Library invites knitters of all experience levels to enjoy knitting together at the library. Join us on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for knitting and fellowship! For additional information, call 336-372-5573 or email dbrewer@nwrl.org.