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Upcoming Events


Come Weave an Alpaca Scarf at Arapaho Rose Alpacas

We provide a threaded loom and YOU WEAVE your own scarf. Cost: $30 plus 1 hank of Arapaho Rose novelty hand-spun N... Details >


"Hot August" Performance Show

Save the date! Judge Johnna Edmunds presiding! Performance classes from sub-junior through masters. Llamas and alpac... Details >


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 >

Gold Country Gathering

October 18-19, 2014

 Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley CA 


Early Bird Registration Deadline: Sept 3, 2014
Registration Deadline: September 21, 2014
Substitutions/Additions: Sept 22 - Oct 9, 2014
No Changes after October 9, 2014



This event will feature:

Open Barn night on Friday – Come and mingle with vendors and friends
Poluck 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 to start your Christmas shopping!

Silent Auction, to benefit UC Davis Veterinary Student Scholarship Endowment Fund.

  Fleece Show & Spin-Off - Open all weekend!
Fiber Arts Contest - Vote for your favorite entries in this "Peoples' Choice" competition.
Register now or view the Event Schedule.

Benefactor Sponsors


Kathleen Friend
Friendly Farms Alpacas


Ken and Julie Rosenfeld
Renaissance Ridge Alpacas

Michelle Ing, DVM & Steve Friend
Granite Bay Alpacas

Beverly & Jason Brehm
Rogue Suri Alpacas

Airline Sponsors


 Sandy Wallace
Alpacas of Marin
 Karen Ball & Russell Ratti
Heart & Soul Alpacas & Spinnery


Grand Sponsors


Premium Sponsors

Karen Kelly
Arapaho Rose Alpacas
Scott & Laurie Findlay
Alpacas of El Dorado

Fleece Show Sponsors

Tom & Sue Petersen
Alpacas All Around

 Kathleen Friend
Friendly Farms Alpacas

Special Sponsor

Jan & Dale Davis
Derwyyd Alpacas

Friend of the Fleece Show Sponsors


Jack & Dianna Jordan
Alpacas of Somerset Farm