Come find those one-of-a-kind homemade gifts for Christmas on December 1. Browse a wide variety of crafts by local artists and while you are in Sparta be sure to get your very own locally grown Christmas tree at one of our many Choose and Cut Farms. The Craft Fair will be held in the Black Building at the Alleghany County Fair Grounds, 1.5 miles north of Sparta on US 21. From I-77, take Exit 83 (northbound traffic only) or Exit 85 and follow US 21 North, 28 miles up the mountain to Sparta. For more information call 800-372-5473 or visit www.Sparta-NC.com.