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Date Location Event
  2014

September 12 - 13
2014

Boise/Nampa ,
ID

Best of the West Alpaca Expo & Fiber Festival
Sponsor: Pacific Northwest Alpaca Association PNAA

An Internet Live Streamed
*Pen Sale Progressive Auction
*Herdsire Preview
*Herdsire Breeding Auction to 21 Major Herdsires from the Pacific Northwest

Watch it online or come in person for more info contact us through our website Best of the West Alpaca Expo & Fiber Festival

Contact 1: PNAA
Email: 
Website: http://www.bestofthewestalpaca.com/
Phone: 206 280 8221

October 4 - 5
2014

Sherwood,
OR

Alpaca Harvest Fest
Sponsor: EasyGo Farm

Help celebrate our bountiful harvest of alpaca births & fleece.
Hand-feed crias & meet the "fiber boys" - alpacas for fiber artists, pasture mowers, companions.
Bid in the silent auction for alpaca females with their babies - no reserve; proceeds to Portland Rescue Mission.
Shop - fleece, yarn, scarves, sweaters, more.
Felt an alpaca scarf. Phone 503-348-6954 to reserve your spot. $75 covers instruction and materials.
Chat with four long-time livestock breeders(sheep, goats, llamas) about the alpaca and fleece businesses.

Contact 1: Linda Bolewicz
Email: 
Website: www.easygofarm.net/AOOHarvestFest
Phone: 503-628-2023

Contact 2: Suzanne Campbell
Phone: 503-348-6954

October 4 - 5
2014

Lansing,
MI

Michigan International Alpaca Fest
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

October 10 - 12
2014

Litchfield,
OH

Breeder's Choice Auction at Magical Farms
Sponsor: Magical Farms, Inc.

For 14 Years in a row, established alpaca breeders and people looking to join the alpaca industry from across the country (and around the world!) have joined us for the premier Fall Alpaca Auction event, and we proudly announce the 15th Annual Breeder's Choice Auction will be held on the weekend of October 10-12, 2014!

Join us for our 2014 Barn Theme of "Beach Party" at Magical Farms!

Contact 1: Magical Farms
Email: 
Website: www.alpacafarm.com
Phone: 330-667-3233

Contact 2: Ty Forstner
Email: 
Website: www.alpacafarm.com
Phone: 330-667-3233

October 11 - 12
2014

Central Point,
OR

AlpacaMania
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

October 18
2014

Ashland,
OH

Autumn Fiber Festival
Sponsor: Roger & Kay Jenney

Held at Ashland County Fairgrounds, Mozelle Hall, 2042 Claremont Ave. 9 am. - 5 p.m. Free Admission.
Local fiber producers, craftsmen and artists will be brought together to display and sell their wares, demonstrate their skills and educate the visiting public about natural fibers and their importance to our culture. Alpacas and other fiber animals will be on display. Featuring: Raw fiber, Yarn, Finished Fiber Items, Fiber Arts, Fiber equipment, Knitting and Crochet supplies.

Contact 1: Julie Petty
Email: 
Website: www.autumnfiberfestival.com
Phone: (419) 529-8152

Contact 2: Kay Jenney
Email: 
Website: www.autumnfiberfestival.com
Phone: 419.544.7230

October 18 - 19
2014

Grass Valley,
CA

Gold Country Gathering
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

October 18 - 19
2014

Essex Junction,
VT

Green Mountain Alpaca Fall Spectacular
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

October 24 - 25
2014

Fletcher,
NC

Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

October 25
2014

St Mary of the Woods,
IN

Alpaca 101: Fundamentals of Alpaca Husbandry
Sponsor: White Violet Farm Alpacas

A one-day workshop on the fundamentals of alpaca husbandry geared toward those who are considering owning alpacas or those very new in the business. Topics include: herd health issues, injections, feeds, barns and sheds, pasture care, toenails, developing goals, fiber, record keeping, nutrition and 90 minutes of hands-on work. Sign-in begins at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and rolls and we'll end at 4:00 p.m.

Register before Oct 17th.

Contact 1: Robyn Morton
Email: 
Website: www.whiteviolet.org
Phone: 812-535-2932

Contact 2: Tracy Wilson
Email: 
Website: www.whiteviolet.org
Phone: 812-535-2934

October 25 - 26
2014

Pasco,
WA

Northwest Alpaca Showcase
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

October 25 - 26
2014

Des Moines,
IA

American Alpaca Showcase
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

October 25 - 26
2014

Syracuse,
NY

Empire Alpaca Extravaganza
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

October 26
2014

St Mary of the Woods,
IN

Alpaca 102: Fundamentals of Alpaca Fiber Processing
Sponsor: White Violet Farm Alpacas

Registration deadline: Friday, October 17, 2014
Cost: $50 per person or $75 for two people from the same farm or family. ($10 discount if also attending Alpaca 101.)
White Violet Farm Alpacas staff will share our experiences with all facets of alpaca fiber processing from making breeding decisions to choosing a fiber mill or processing your own fleece. Students should expect lots of hands-on opportunities.

Contact 1: Robyn Morton
Email: 
Website: www.whiteviolet.org
Phone: 812-535-2932

Contact 2: Candace Minster
Email: 
Website: www.whiteviolet.org
Phone: 812-535-2935

November 1
2014

Saint Mary of the Woods,
IN

Nuno Felted Scarves
Sponsor: White Violet Farm Alpacas

1:00pm to 4:00pm. Learn this exciting form of felting that creates beautiful fabrics with lovely drape. Create scarves by felting alpaca and wool fibers onto a thin, gauze fabric backing. This is a great opportunity to create a gift for someone on your holiday list! Instructor, Debby Green, Marshall, Ill., works at the Forsythe Family Farms Alpacas.

Housing is available.

Register by Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Cost: $100 (includes materials, use of equipment, meals and refreshments).

Contact 1: Robyn Morton
Email: 
Website: www.whiteviolet.org
Phone: 812-535-2932

November 1 - 2
2014

Conyers,
GA

Royal Alpaca Challenge
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

November 1 - 2
2014

.,
NJ

New Jersey Alpaca Spinoff
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

November 1 - 2
2014

Tallmadge,
OH

OABA Alpacafest 2014
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

November 8
2014

Wilmington,
OH

Alpaca 101-10 Basics to Raising Alpacas
Sponsor: Kim DeLaney

Join Brad DeLaney of KB Alpacas and Vicky Brooks of Heatherbrook Farms from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to discuss the 10 basics to raising alpacas. This hands on seminar will include alpaca care, feeding, handling, injections, toenail trimming, fecals, body scoring, behavior checking, breeding and weighing. Lunch is provided. This seminar is ideal for the new breeder or someone who wants to learn more about these amazing animals. Email or call to enroll.

Contact 1: Brad DeLaney
Email: 
Website: www.kbalpacas.com
Phone: 513-236-8523

Contact 2: Kim DeLaney
Email: 
Website: www.kbalpacas.com
Phone: 513-324-2151

November 8 - 9
2014

Loveland,
CO

ABR Fall Fest
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

November 8 - 9
2014

Westminster,
MD

MABA Alpaca Celebration
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

November 15 - 16
2014

Guthrie,
OK

A-OK Alpaca Blast Off
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

November 28 - 29
2014

Sherwood,
OR

Open Alpaca Barn
Sponsor: EasyGo Farm

In Washington County's wine country, just off Hwy99, take a break from the Thanksgiving winery tours. Meet the summer's alpaca babies and their mothers. Get nose to nose with less expensive "fiber boys" - alpacas for fiber artists, 4-H, pasture mowers. Get your hands on luxurious alpaca products: fleece for handspinners, yarn for knitters, sweaters, scarves, & more. This is a unique way to entertain your out-of-town company, as well as do some holiday shopping.

Contact 1: Linda Bolewicz
Email: 
Website: www.easygofarm.net/AOOThanksgiving
Phone: 503-628-2023

Contact 2: Suzanne Campbell
Phone: 503-348-6954

November 29 - 30
2014

Fayetteville,
AR

Alpacas in the Ozarks
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

December 6 - 7
2014

Doswell,
VA

VAOBA Alpaca Expo
(AOA Certified Show: Click here for more information)

  2015

January 24
2015

Odessa,
FL

Neonatal Clinic and Wetlab
Sponsor: Brenda and Frank Crum Jr

It only takes one difficult birth to know the value of a neonatal class! This seminar will pay for itself when you become a more confident alpaca 'midwife'. Dr Norm Evans will focus on the dam and babes health leading up to and following that exciting 11 1/2 months. Wetlab is hands on practice to get ready for that big day. Registration, hotel and seminar details at www.goldenspiritalpaca.com. Limited attendance so register early.

Contact 1: Brenda Crum
Email: 
Website: goldenspiritalpaca.com
Phone: 727 809 2253

January 31
2015

Saint Mary of the Woods,
IN

Nuno Felting Fabric Yardage
Sponsor: White Violet Farm Alpacas

Learn this exciting form of felting that creates beautiful fabrics with lovely drape. Create a large piece of fabric by felting alpaca and wool fibers onto a thin, gauze backing. Produce one large piece of fabric that can be used to sew into clothing or make a lap blanket.

Housing is available, so please inquire.

Registration deadline: Sunday, January 25, 2015
Cost: $100 (includes materials, use of equipment, meals and refreshments).

Contact 1: Robyn Morton
Email: 
Website: www.whiteviolet.org
Phone: 812-535-2932

February 14 - 15
2015

Newberry,
FL

Sunshine State Alpaca Expo
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

February 21 - 22
2015

Concord,
NC

Carolina Alpaca Celebration
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

March 13 - 15
2015

Grand Island ,
NE

AOA National Show
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

March 21 - 22
2015

Norco ,
CA

Alpaca Fest West
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

March 28 - 29
2015

Kansas City,
MO

MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

April 11 - 12
2015

Lexington ,
KY

Kentucky Classic
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

April 19 - 20
2015

Kansas City,
MO

The Futurity
(AOA Certification-PENDING: Click here for more information)

     
   
     
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