Calendar

Mar
16
Fri
Main Street Pizzeria @ Main Street Pizzeria & Tap House
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm
Mar
17
Sat
Main Street Pizzeria @ Main Street Pizzeria & Tap House
Mar 17 all-day

 

Get your green on!

6th Annual Alleghany Special Olympics Polar Plunge @ Alleghany Wellness Center
Mar 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Fun filled day with lots of laughs, good food, and musical entertainment!

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration @ St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fellowship and fun!

Mar
19
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
Mar 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
Open Mic Night
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Third Thursday Night of Each Month – 7:00 pm-8:30 pm –‘Open Mic Night’  (Writers are invited to share their original writing with those attending.)  This event takes place the third Thursday night of each month.

Mar
26
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
Mar 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
Mar
28
Wed
Sparta Plays: The Un Princess @ Sparta School Cafeteria
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Mar
29
Thu
Sparta Presbyterian Church: Maundy Thursday Service @ Sparta Presbyterian Church
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sparta Presbyterian Church will have a Maundy Thursday Service, with Communion, at 6:00 pm on March 29. All are welcome.

Mar
30
Fri
Whitehead Community Building: Spring Fundraiser @ Whitehead Community Building
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Whitehead Community Building in Whitehead will be having their Annual Spring Fundraiser on Friday, March 30th starting at 5 PM. There will be hot dogs, hanburgers, chips, drinks & desserts available for purchase. At 6 PM there will be Bluegrass music, auction & cake walk. At 8 PM there will be a quilt raffle.

All proceeds will go to the Alleghany County Rescue Squad.

Main Street Pizzeria & Taphouse: Invaders @ Main Street Pizzeria & Taphouse
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Call for more information

Mar
31
Sat
Make it Take it: ‘Collages with Shelly Williams’ @ Alleghany County Library
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call for more information

Apr
2
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
Apr
5
Thu
Alleghany County Library Hometown & Heritage: Kay Bodeen @ Alleghany County Libray
Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Studio Redwood: Water Color Class @ Studio Redwood
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Water Color Class!

Landscape, Soft Washes, Negative Painting.

Thurs., April 5, 6p.-8p.

All Supplies and Dessert Furnished $35.

Deadline to Register, April 2

Apr
9
Mon
Empty Bowls @ Sparta United Methodist Church
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


Date: April 9 from 11-2p

Place: Sparta United Methodist Church

Cost: $30 per ticket

 

Four varieties of soup with vegan and gluten free offered  (kinds of soup to be determined)

Tickets available at the Chamber of Commerce and another location (not yet determined)

Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
Wilkes Community College: American Sign Language @ Wilkes Community College Alleghany Center
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Apr
10
Tue
Wilkes Community College: Photo Editing @ Wilkes Community College Alleghany Center
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Apr
11
Wed
ASTA Monthly Meeting @ BDC
Apr 11 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Friends of ASTA,

Please join us for our monthly meeting this Wednesday, April 11 @5:15pm at the BDC, 115 Atwood Street.

We will discuss our upcoming Trail Marking Celebration on May 12. Come help us in make this event a great one. Good weather is just around the corner and ASTA is ready to go!

Apr
12
Thu
Rotary: Mike James, County Manager @ Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium
Apr 12 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
The Club meets every
Thursday at 7 am in the
Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium for a buffet breakfast and program. Visitors are welcome.
Apr
14
Sat
Make it Take it: TYPOGRAPHY with Lisa Underwood @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call for more information.

Alleghany Writers Presents Ron Houchin @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

An Afternoon of Appalachian Poetry and Stories featuring Poet and Author Poetry Ron Houchin and the writers and poets of Alleghany .  (Books available for sale and signing.  Program is free and open to the public.)

An Afternoon of Poetry & Stories with Ron Houchin @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Award-winning poet & author Ron Houchin reads from his current works, followed by discussion on Appalachian literature and mountain culture, Saturday, April 14, 2018, 3 p.m. Books available for sale and signing.

Readings by local students and adults at 5 p.m. Duncan Meeting Room, Alleghany County Library, 115 Atwood St., Sparta, N.C. The program is free and open to the public. Donations appreciated. Organized by the Alleghany Writers creative writing group, Houchin’s visit is funded through a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council administered by the Arts Guild of Alleghany. For more information contact Ginger Collins, 770-309-3611 Email:

ALLWRITE2017@gmail.com

Sparta Presbyterian Church: Suzanne Zak @ Sparta Presbyterian Church
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Suzanne Zak to Perform at Sparta Presbyterian Church

April 14, 2018, 7:00 pm

 

Suzanne-Zak

Suzanne Zak, a pianist and music educator, will present a concert on Saturday, April 14, at

7:00 pm at Sparta Presbyterian Church. Suzanne received her doctorate in Music and Music Education at Columbia University in 2015. As an educator, Suzanne specializes in higher education, music e-learning, teaching online music at Adelphi University in New York and Montgomery County Community College in Pennsylvania. The concert will feature works of Sergei Rachmaninoff and George Gershwin.

 

The concert is free but donations will be accepted to benefit a community organization. Everyone is welcome.

Apr
16
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
Wilkes Community College: Notary @ Wilkes Community College Alleghany Center
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Apr
18
Wed
Lunch & Learn: ‘Being Mortal’ @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

‘Being Mortal’   Free Film Screening & Discussion.  Join us for a free screening and discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary ‘Being Mortal’.  This film explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the doctors and nurses who care for them.  (Presented by Medi Home Health and Hospice)

Apr
19
Thu
Rotary Club: Chrysty Murphy & Sarah Dalton, Alleghany Chamber of Commerce @ Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium
Apr 19 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
The Club meets every
Thursday at 7 am in the
Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium for a buffet breakfast and program. Visitors are welcome.
County Broker’s Tour @ Greenfield Acres Realty
Apr 19 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Greenfield Acres Realty is very excited to start our monthly County Broker’s Tour!  This will be held every third Thursday morning of the month from 8:30 -11ish.

 

OUR FIRST TOUR WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, ARIL 19TH.

 

The KICK-OFF will begin at my office at 8:30.  We will have coffee and morning treats and visit until 8:45 and begin the first home tour at 9:00.

 

There will be a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to Bed Bath and Beyond for all Brokers who participate!

 

I’ve rented Alleghany in Motion to drive us to each location for our KICK-OFF.  Our goal is to have at least one home tour from each office that participates.  I figure we can accomplish 5 homes in this time period.  The first agents that RSVP will have first crack at the homes to view.

 

Please give me a call and let me know you will be attending so I can arrange the schedule and know how many seats we need for transportation.  Call 336-223-3771.

Alleghany Writers Meeting @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The Alleghany Writers group will be meeting from 4:00-5:30 PM. Call for more information.

Alleghany Writers Group meets every third Thursday of the month from 4:00-5:30 PM.

Open Mic Night
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Writers are invited to share their original writing with those attending. This event takes place the third Thursday night of each month.

Apr
21
Sat
Earth Day 2018: Litter Challenge @ Miles Realty
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Saturday, April 21 at 9 AM starting at Miles Realty on Main Street

Make it Take it: ELECTRONICS with Mark Ketchum/Lee Choate @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call for more information.

Apr
23
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
Apr
25
Wed
Lunch N Learn: ‘Substance Abuse and Opioid Crisis’ @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @12:00 pm  – ‘Substance Abuse and Opioid Crisis’  Brought to you by Alleghany County Library in partnership with Vaya Health’s Geriatric & Adult Mental Health Specialty Team.

Apr
26
Thu
Rotary Club: Susan Nilo, Wilkes Community College @ Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium
Apr 26 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
The Club meets every
Thursday at 7 am in the
Alleghany Memorial Hospital Solarium for a buffet breakfast and program. Visitors are welcome.
Apr
27
Fri
4th Annual Blue Ridge Golf Tournament @ Roaring Gap Club
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Apr
28
Sat
Blue Ridge Gun Show @ Kathy SHore Nursery & Dr. Graybow Pipe Factory
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Buy*Sell*Trade

Don’t miss KSN Shopping Outlet next door!

Breakfast & Lunch on site prepared by and proceeds support Alleghany Honor Guard

VENDORS: It’s not too late to get a great deal on tables.
Call Tammie at 828-238-7137 (336-982-2305 after business hours) or REGISTER ONLINE!
Vendors can get a 20% room discount at the Alleghany Inn by using the code “guns17”.

http://blueridgegunshow.com/

Make it Take It: ‘Soap Carving’ with Chris McCarn @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call for more information.

Apr
29
Sun
Blue Ridge Gun Show @ Kathy SHore Nursery & Dr. Graybow Pipe Factory
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Buy*Sell*Trade

Don’t miss KSN Shopping Outlet next door!

Breakfast & Lunch on site prepared by and proceeds support Alleghany Honor Guard

VENDORS: It’s not too late to get a great deal on tables.
Call Tammie at 828-238-7137 (336-982-2305 after business hours) or REGISTER ONLINE!
Vendors can get a 20% room discount at the Alleghany Inn by using the code “guns17”.

http://blueridgegunshow.com/

Mountain Soul Music Concert @ Christ Episcopal Church
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We’re kicking off 2018 with Jonah Riddle and the Carolina Express! As always, this event is FREE! So bring a friend!

 

Sunday, April 29, 2018

6:0 PM

Christ Episcopal Church

Apr
30
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
Hometown Heritage:‘Ammons Sisters’ @ Alleghany County Library
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, April 30 @ 6:30 pm – ‘Ammons Sisters’ – Another program back by popular demand!  Enjoy this program which shares the talents of the Ammons Sisters.  Mountain Storytelling and Spontaneous Art.  Through the art of storytelling, experience tales of real adventures in the fertile forests of North Carolina, and captured with the strokes of a pastel artist – bringing the story alive!  Enjoy Dance, Music, Song and the entertaining Canhouse Band.   (This program presented with support from Alleghany Opportunity Fund, a component fund of the North Caroline Community Foundation.)

May
7
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
May 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
May
14
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
May 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
New Horizons Space Probe: Free Family Event @ Alleghany County Public Library
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Marc  Fusco will be our guest speaker and is the North Carolina NASA/JPL Ambassador. His presentation will be about the New Horizons space probe that has made its journey to Pluto. Learn about its flight plan, construction, fuel speed, what it discovered, Pluto and more.

May
18
Fri
Hometown Heritage: ‘Almost Irish Band’ @ Alleghany County Library
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday, May 18 @ 7:00 pm – ‘Almost Irish Band’ – ‘A Wee Bit of Irish in NC’!  Enjoy music with this group; includes Celtic tunes.  (This program presented with support from Alleghany Opportunity Fund, a component fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation.)

May
21
Mon
Alleghany Library: Game Day! @ Alleghany County Library
May 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Alleghany County Library is looking for youth 12 years old and older to participate in Game Day (note attachment).  Game Day will be held on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Youth must be picked up by a parent by 5:30 pm and a permission sheet must be signed by the parent, which will also include foods that the youth might be allergic to.  Light refreshments will be served at the beginning of each session.
For more information or to sign your young person up, contact the Alleghany County Library at 336-372-5573
May
22
Tue
Piney Creek Dirty Fingers Garden Club: English Tea @ Meeting House
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Piney Creek Dirty Fingers Garden Club will present an English Tea at the Meeting House in Piney Creek, NC at 1:00 PM on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Tickets are $20.00 each. For more information or to purchase tickets please call Kathy Mock 336-469-9387 or Penny Moore 336-359-2141