Tri-Cities TN/VA: Clear sky, mist, 60.8 °F
Alleghany Fairgrounds on U.S. 21 in Sparta, N.C.
Old time and bluegrass contest including band, individual, youth and adult categories and dance competition for all ages in the cool Blue Ridge Mountains. Grandstand seating or space for lawn chairs. Lots of vendors. Starts at 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Admission is $6 Friday, $7 Saturday, or $10 for both days. (336) 372-4957, http://www.alleghanyfiddlersconvention.com, email@example.com.