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Upcoming Events


National Alpaca Farm Days

It's Fun and it's FREE! Saturday, September 24, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM Join us for our 6th annual open house on Nation... Details >


National Alpaca Farm Days

Come visit the alpacas! Pet them and take pictures. Watch spinning demonstrations. Shop the farm store for alpaca fle... Details >


National Alpaca Farm Days - Open House!

Celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days at our annual Open House. We'll be open from 10AM to 3PM both days. Take a photo ... Details >

Gold Country Gathering

Gold Country Gathering 2016


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!  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 15-16, 2016 Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA

Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 31, 2016
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2016
Substitutions/Additions: Sept 30 - Oct 7, 2016
No Changes after October 7, 2016



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!

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