The Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention is Friday and Saturday, July 18th and 19th at the Alleghany Fairgrounds in Sparta, N.C. Prizes are awarded in bluegrass and old time individual and band categories for youths and adults, and a dance contest. The event starts at 5 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. on Saturday, with a band championship playoff Saturday night. Admission is six dollars for Friday, seven dollars for Saturday or ten dollars for both days.
For information, call (336) 372-4957 or see