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Upcoming Events

Nov
24

Alpaca Open Farm and Family Day-Boutique & Gift Shop Open

Enjoy a unique shopping experience, where you get to meet the alpacas whose fleece made many of the ... Details >

Nov
25

Small Business Saturday

Skip the Black Friday crowds and come visit and shop at our alpaca ranch! 10 to 1, the ranch store w... Details >

Nov
26

Alpaca Open Farm and Family Day-Boutique & Gift Shop Open

Enjoy a unique shopping experience, where you get to meet the alpacas whose fleece made many of the ... Details >

Gold Country Gathering

URGENT UPDATE ~ THE GOLD COUNTRY GATHERING HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE WILDFIRES IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
 
Gold Country Gathering 2017

 

The show is open to the general public - come watch the alpacas compete - best of all, it's free to attend!

Please join us for a Premier Fall Alpaca Show Event in beautiful Grass Valley, CA.  The show will take place among the pines at the easily accessible Nevada County Fairgrounds.  This years show will include a Full Fleece Halter Show, a Fleece Show AND a Walking Fleece Competition!  We are planning an exciting Silent Auction and are expecting some amazing herdsires for our Herdsire Auction as well as having wonderful Vendors!  And let's not forget our Costume Contest that takes place during lunchtime on Saturday.  Along with the advertising that will take place in the local area, there are other events at the fairgrounds that weekend that will bring in more of the public than ever before! You won't want to miss this years Gold Country Gathering!!  See you there!!

AOA Certified Level II Halter Show, Walking Fleece Competition and Fleece Show

October 13-15, 2017 Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA

Check in as early as 2:00 pm Thursday, October 12

Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended: September 182017

Early Bird Registration Deadline: September 12017
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2017
Substitutions/Additions: Sept 30 - Oct 7, 2017
No Changes after October 7, 2017

NOTE:  FOR EVERY 2 ANIMALS YOU REGISTER FOR THE WALKING FLEECE COMPETITION YOU GET ONE (1) ADDITIONAL WALKING FLEECE ENTRY FOR FREE!!

REGISTRATION OPEN - CLICK HERE

 

This event will feature:

  Open Barn night on Friday ~ Come and mingle with vendors and friends

  Potluck Event and wine tasting Saturday under the trees ~ Join us for some down home fun on Saturday, some wonderful wines and great company!

  Herdsire Auction ~ Bid on your favorites among an exciting selection of herdsires.  A great way to enhance your breeding program.

  Great Vendors ~ start your Christmas shopping!

  Silent Auction ~ Bid on some incredible items and make sure to donate something to the silent auction...this year proceeds benefit the show directly!

  Fleece Show ~  Open all weekend!

  Costume Contest ~  Always a hit ~ get dressed up and dress up your alpaca to participate in the Costume Contest taking place on Saturday at lunchtime!

 

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           GOLD RUSH CHEVROLET, AUBURN, CA

 

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