Calendar

Jul
21
Fri
Alleghany Fiddlers Convention @ County Fairgrounds
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm


The best of traditional mountain music in competition.

Jul
22
Sat
Art in the Park @ Crouse Park
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


Something for everyone at Crouse Park (2 blocks behind the Courthouse) in downtown Sparta.

Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

Alleghany Fiddlers Convention @ County Fairgrounds
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm


The best of traditional mountain music in competition.

Jul
25
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Jul 25 @ 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.

Jul
28
Fri
US 21 Road Market @ US Hwy 21
Jul 28 @ 7:00 am


The US 21 Road Market is always held the last full weekend of July (Friday-Sunday), July 28-30th, 2017. The Road Market is a cooperative endeavor in which residents, shopkeepers, restaurants and merchants host hundreds of yard sales, side walk sales, flea markets and community events along US Route 21 and stretches for 100 miles from Harmony, North Carolina to Wytheville, Virginia. Individuals interested in learning more about the US 21 Road Market are encouraged to contact our offices at 800-553-2322.

Alleghany Quilters’ Guild Show @ Emerson Black Building
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


At the Black Building of the County Fairgrounds.

Jul
29
Sat
US 21 Road Market @ US Hwy 21
Jul 29 @ 7:00 am


The US 21 Road Market is always held the last full weekend of July (Friday-Sunday), July 28-30th, 2017. The Road Market is a cooperative endeavor in which residents, shopkeepers, restaurants and merchants host hundreds of yard sales, side walk sales, flea markets and community events along US Route 21 and stretches for 100 miles from Harmony, North Carolina to Wytheville, Virginia. Individuals interested in learning more about the US 21 Road Market are encouraged to contact our offices at 800-553-2322.

Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

Alleghany Quilters’ Guild Show @ Emerson Black Building
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


At the Black Building of the County Fairgrounds.

Jul
30
Sun
US 21 Road Market @ US Hwy 21
Jul 30 @ 7:00 am


The US 21 Road Market is always held the last full weekend of July (Friday-Sunday), July 28-30th, 2017. The Road Market is a cooperative endeavor in which residents, shopkeepers, restaurants and merchants host hundreds of yard sales, side walk sales, flea markets and community events along US Route 21 and stretches for 100 miles from Harmony, North Carolina to Wytheville, Virginia. Individuals interested in learning more about the US 21 Road Market are encouraged to contact our offices at 800-553-2322.

Mountain Soul Music Festival @ Christ Episcopal Church
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm


Martha Bassett and Band (Swing, Jazz, Folk, Country, and Rock) Winston-Salem, 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. Admission is free but donations are greatly appreciated!

Aug
1
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Aug 1 @ 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.

Aug
4
Fri
Music on Main @ Main Street
Aug 4 @ 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.

Moonlight Paddle @ New River State Park
Aug 4 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm


At 9pm there will be a moonlight paddle at New River State Park. Space is limited. To register please call 336-982-2587

Aug
5
Sat
VFW Car Show @ NAPCO Plant
Aug 5 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm


The VFW Car Show will be held on August 5. There will be trophies awarded around 1 PM for Best of Show, People’s Choice, and Best of Show Top 30. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, Disc, Jockey, food vendors, door prizes. $5 for admission.

Alleghany County Rescue Squad @ Alleghany County Rescue Squad
Aug 5 @ 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.

Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

Aug
8
Tue
Alleghany JAM Golf Tournament @ High Meadows Country Club
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am


Alleghany JAM will be holding a golf tournament at High Meadows Country Club on August 8. Double shotgun begins at 8 AM and 1 PM. $100 per person includes lunch. Benefits will go to Alleghany Junior Appalachian Music program for elementary school children.

Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Aug 8 @ 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.

Aug
12
Sat
VFW Post 7034 @ VFW Post 7034
Aug 12 @ 8:30 am


Whole and half chicken for sale starting by 8:30 AM or when the chicken is cooked. These are sold out by mid-morning. $9 whole, $5 half.

Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

Demolition Derby & Figure 8 Racing @ Alleghany County Fairgrounds
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm


Demolition Derby and Figure 8 racing will take place at Alleghany County Fairgrounds. Smash-up race to the last car running, food vendors, activities for kids. Admission is $10 adults, children 12 and under free with adult. This is a fundraiser for Sparta-Alleghany Volunteer Fire Department.

Aug
15
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Aug 15 @ 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.

Aug
19
Sat
Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

Aug
22
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Aug 22 @ 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.

Aug
26
Sat
Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

Aug
27
Sun
Mountain Soul Music Festival @ Christ Episcopal Church
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm


The Mullins Sisters (Gospel, Bluegrass, and Country) Gloucester, 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.

Aug
29
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Aug 29 @ 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
1
Fri
Music on Main @ Main Street
Sep 1 @ 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.

Sep
2
Sat
Alleghany County Rescue Squad @ Alleghany County Rescue Squad
Sep 2 @ 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.

Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

Sep
5
Tue
Community Knitters @ Alleghany County Library
Sep 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.

Sep
9
Sat
VFW Post 7034 @ VFW Post 7034
Sep 9 @ 8:30 am


Whole and half chicken for sale starting by 8:30 AM or when the chicken is cooked. These are sold out by mid-morning. $9 whole, $5 half.

Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

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.

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
Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

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
22
Fri
Weekend with Will Powell – Wellness Retreat 2017 @ Riverhouse Inn
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm


Join us this fall for our annual wellness retreat, our largest and most comprehensive event of the year! Learn valuable tools for sustainable health and fitness set in the beautiful, secluded mountains of NC. Located at the lovely Riverhouse Inn just outside of Jefferson, NC, our retreat is unlike any retreat you’ve attended. Quaint bungalows will be your home for two days as you meet new friends, listen in on Will’s lifelong expertise on clean eating and scaled exercise programs, and eat delicious, homecooked food from Terry Powell!

Your weekend includes

Morning workouts for any fitness level
Comprehensive session on food choices for fuel and health
Delicious, nutritious food
Seminars
Fun outings like hiking, kayaking and more!

Discounted rooms will be available at the inn. Get away and spend a weekend learning how to take control of your health or reach your next level of fitness and wellness!

Sep
23
Sat
Weekend with Will Powell – Wellness Retreat 2017 @ Riverhouse Inn
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm


Join us this fall for our annual wellness retreat, our largest and most comprehensive event of the year! Learn valuable tools for sustainable health and fitness set in the beautiful, secluded mountains of NC. Located at the lovely Riverhouse Inn just outside of Jefferson, NC, our retreat is unlike any retreat you’ve attended. Quaint bungalows will be your home for two days as you meet new friends, listen in on Will’s lifelong expertise on clean eating and scaled exercise programs, and eat delicious, homecooked food from Terry Powell!

Your weekend includes

Morning workouts for any fitness level
Comprehensive session on food choices for fuel and health
Delicious, nutritious food
Seminars
Fun outings like hiking, kayaking and more!

Discounted rooms will be available at the inn. Get away and spend a weekend learning how to take control of your health or reach your next level of fitness and wellness!

Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

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.

Sep
30
Sat
Alleghany Farmers Market @ Farmers Market
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am


A varied sampling of homegrown and homemade fare.

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.

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.