This weekend marks the 21th anniversary of the Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention. A fundraiser for the Sparta Fire Department and the Alleghany County fairgrounds, the festival brings in some of the best musicians in the area and often from abroad. The festivities kick off at 5:00 pm on Friday, July 17th. Events begin on Saturday at 10:00 am and wrap up around 11:30 pm.
Alleghany County has a rich history of traditional music. Whether you taste leans toward bluegrass or old-time music, you are certain to find that taste satisfied in Sparta this weekend.
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