Music & Art

A Bird In Hand

Unique handcrafted heritage carved and painted life-like birds.

292 Walnut Branch Church Rd

Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-2285 

or (336) 200-2285

Alleghany Arts Council

Dedicated to supporting and promoting the arts in Alleghany County, North Carolina. We’ve got a lot going on – sign up for our mailing list or check our website often to stay up to date! 336 363-2312 •

Alleghany Arts & Crafts

Locally created, one-of-a-kind works include fine art paintings, photography, pottery, stained and painted glass, jewelry, quilts, clothing, knitting and crocheting, candles, dolls and toys, soap, cards, jams and jellies, leather and woodwork and much more.

18 S Main Street

Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-1776

Alleghany Community Theater

For more than 30 years, the Alleghany Community Theatre has been entertaining our community. "The Diary of Anne Frank" and many other well-received productions occurred under the leadership of Debbie Brady. Following the example of Wilkes Playmakers and relying heavily upon support from Debbie Brady and David Reynolds, Paula Joines and Kelaiya Davis took the initial steps to form the non-profit organization that is now ACT.

PO Box 206 Sparta, NC 28675

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Alleghany Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM)

Alleghany JAM is an after-school traditional music program that meets Mondays and Thursdays from 3:15-5:30 pm at the JAM House on Main Street in Sparta. We offer instruction for children and adults in Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Dulcimer, Bass, Singing, and Clogging.

PO Box 1326 Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 572-5266

Alleghany Jubilee

If you love to flatfoot, clog, square dance or just tap your foot to old time mountain music, the Alleghany Jubilee is where you want to be! Open year-round with a spacious wood dance floor and live mountain music every Tuesday and Saturday night. Taps allowed! The Jubilee is in the historic Spartan Theater at 25 N. Main Street. We are handicap-accessible and family-oriented. Alcohol is strictly prohibited. Kids are always welcome! Come join the fun!

25 N. Main St. • Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 200-4949 • Facebook

Barn Quilts by Walt

When Walt McMillan retired, he wanted something to do with his time. He got interested in the brightly colored quilt squares that adorn barns and old buildings all across rural North Carolina. After a little research, he started painting some of his own and now his work is in high demand.

[email protected].

18 S Main St, Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-1776

Blue Ridge Woodcrafters

Blue Ridge Wood Crafters bring the natural beauty of the mountains into your home. Wood varieties such as oak, poplar, walnut and wormy chestnut are hand crafted into home accessories and furniture pieces -beautiful, durable and useful.

593 Andrews Ridge Rd, Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-1710

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Carolina Farm Table

Carolina Farm Table is a custom furniture shop specializing in farm tables, hutches and other hand crafted pieces for the home. John and Penny Ulery began Designs In Wood in 1972 in San Diego, California. They moved to Sparta in 1980, and bought the remaining half of the old Lowe’s Hardware building next to the law enforcement center at the corner of East Doughton and Alleghany Street, where the shop still currently resides

64 Alleghany St, Sparta, NC 28675

(828) 773-0769


Cater Pots

Pottery originals from Robin and Daniel Cater. Visit their studio/gallery/shop on Main Street in Sparta to see their original works. They create functional and sculptural clay works. You can see their work at their gallery Mangum-Cater on Main in Sparta, North Carolina.

209 Antioch Ch Rd, Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-4604


Durgin Originals

Fine furniture maker of wood, metal, and stone. Also an instrument maker/luthier of guitar, dobro, and banjo.

456 Ballpark Road Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-4776

Jewelweed Studio

Specializing in copper foil method, stained glass design for panels and windows.

185 Gumtree Ln, Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-7464

John Harmon Gallery

A small art gallery in Roaring Gap North Carolina featuring art from John and his friends. View a wide selection of John’s fine art photography framed available for purchase.

10100 US-21, Roaring Gap, NC 28668

(336) 363-9138

Little River Gallery

Little River Gallery offers quality, handmade arts and crafts. Our store is nestled within the main strip of Sparta.

33 N Main St, Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-8826

Mangum-Cater on Main

Ceramic Art Studio and Gallery located in downtown Sparta, NC. Combining over 50 years of clay experience. We carry Sculptural, Decorative and Functional pottery in oxidation and reduction fired glazes.

24 S Main St, Sparta, NC 28675

Mountain Jazmin Baskets

Baskets inspired by the Blue Ridge Mountains.

292 Walnut Branch Church Road Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-2285 or (336) 200-2285

Saturdays in SpARTa

Running from May to October, The Alleghany Arts Council hosts Saturdays in SpARTA. Three weekends out of the month, you can experience music through Main Street concerts, Crouse Park Stage, and intimate song writer workshops. Explore downtown restaurants, merchants, and art galleries as they open their doors to live music and fun!

New River Artisans

New River Artisans is a premier provider of world-class, fully custom hand-tufted wool rugs to the trade. We are pleased to be known as an authoritative and trustworthy partner in the design community.

528 Piney Creek School Rd,

Piney Creek, NC 28663

(336) 359-2216

Pottery By Jes

Making wheel thrown and hand built pottery since 2011!

91 New Hope Church Rd (7.85 mi)

Laurel Springs, North Carolina 28644

(336) 657-0628 • Facebook

Pottery Place of Sparta

Featuring pottery, photography, watercolors, slumped glass, intaglio prints, quilts, and porch quilts. Featured Artists: Tim Lewis - turned wood items; Walt McMillan - barn quilts; Martha Honaker - felted objects; Cindy Pardue - warm glass techniques.

555 N Main St, Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-3443

Studio Redwood

Fine Art & Crafts, Antiques/Junktique, Framed Prints, Painted Furniture, Accessories & Custom Painted Clothing, Paint Couture! Furniture Paint & Accessories, Faux Finishes, Murals, Lettering, Home Portraits, Decorative Painting Studio, Gift Items, Puzzles, Art Instruction Est. 1975 Artist & Designer Chris Elliott-Davis Real Estate Office. Open by Class Schedule or Appointment Only. Please call 336.372.7111

3 N Main St, Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-7111

Sundstrom Designs

Fine jewelry and sculpture by silversmith Pam Sundstrom. Demonstrations of hammer forming techniques.

Studio Roxie

Photography studio specializing in indoor and outdoor photography. Children, families, seniors, engagements, bridals, and weddings.

102 W Doughton St, Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-6544

The Dance Place

The Dance Place is a 32 year old studio for professional dance lessons in Sparta, NC. Our instructors are passionate about dancing and fully dedicated to sharing the experience with others.

665 S Main St Trojan Village Shopping Center Sparta, NC 28675

(336) 372-2473

Three Crows Metalworks

Our jewelry is crafted from high quality sterling silver, copper and bronze, and we often integrate precious and semi-precious stones into our designs. We frequently use recycled metals and high quality cultivated stones for our work, which have a lower environmental impact without sacrificing beauty or quality.

28 West Whitehead Street Sparta, NC 28675

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Voices of Alleghany

Voices of Alleghany is a public forum for poetry and stories written and read by people in Alleghany County.


Will Fernandez Art

His paintings are impressionistic with a bold a use of light and shadows and dramatic perspectives. He is also a sculptor working in wood, stone, paper mâché and ceramics with subject matter ranging from animals, sea life and many versions of the human form. His work is known for its movement, humor and sensual undertones.