Novelist Sharyn McCrumb

mccrumb 001The Grassroots Arts Project welcomes awarding winning novelist Sharyn McCrumb to Sparta on Thursday, June 18th for two appearances.  The Alleghany County Library will host a reception and book signing at 1:00 pm at the library.  At 7:00 pm, Ms. McCrumb will offer a presentation on Appalachian culture at the Alleghany Campus of Wilkes Community College located at 115 Atwood Street, Sparta.  Alleghany JAM with kick off the program with a musical performance from 6:30 – 7:00 pm.

Ms. McCrumbs recent historic novel, Kings Mountain, tells the story of the Overmountain Men and their victory over British loyalists at American Revolution’s Battle of Kings Mountain.

For more information contact 336-372-5573 or

This presentation is funded by the Grassroots Arts Project of the Arts Guild and supported by the North Carolina Arts Council.