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2019 National Alpaca Farm Days

  It's Fun and it's FREE!   Saturday, September 28, 2019 10 am - 4 pm Join us for our 8th annual…

Snow at Arapaho Rose Alpacas

Karen Kelly is at Arapaho Rose Alpacas. February 23 · Redding · A little late in posting but…

Meet Asia

Here is the much awaited first cria of the season. Asia has broken the boy pattern and hopefully has started…

Lambtown 2016

Come visit us at Lambtown in Dixon next weekend October 1 and 2, 2016. It's a wonderful fiber festival at…

2016 National Alpaca Farm Days

What a wonderful day. We had over 600 visitors. They were able to walk through the pastures and visit with…

National Alpaca Farm Days

Saturday September 24, 2016 Come Join Us It's Fun and it's FREE! Join us for our 6th annual open house…

Open Farm Days- Shearing a day at the spa for alpacas

Join us on Saturday, March 26,2016 from 10 AM to 3 PM Rain or Shine LEARN about alpacas. WATCH the…

Weave a Scarf Class

I want to thank Colleen for the great class on weaving a scarf. Fun was had by all and some…

West Coast Alpaca Fleece Show 2015

This is the third time I have hosted a fleece show in my garage. It's also a great way to…

Honey Bee Festival 2015

This is the 6th year we have participated in this festival. The festival staff came by and told us that…

California Classic Roundup Alpaca & Fiber Show

April 11 & 12, 2015 Dixon Fairgrounds, Dixon CA F R E E  A D M I S S I…

CLASS – Exploring Mushroom and Lichen Dyes with Alissa Allen

SATURDAY, MAY 16TH 10am to 3pm $80 Includes all supplies - Pre-registration required at mycopigments.com/upcoming-events or email questions to Alissa…

CLASS – You made THAT on a Rigid Heddle Loom! This class has been cancelled and will be rescheduled

  Sunday April 19th 10 AM - 2pm Instructor: Colleen Harvey-Arrison, treadledancer@gmail.com $20 Non-Members No weaving experience necessary. Please email…

Shearing Demonstration and Spring Alpaca Sale

Join us on Saturday, March 26,2016 from 10 AM to 3 PM Rain or Shine LEARN about alpacas. WATCH the…

Red Hat Ladies

WE had a great day with the Red Hat Ladies. They came to meet the alpacas and to observe us…

International Alpaca Oydessy 2014

The results are in..... Commercial Halter: Amelia Second Place Cora Lee Second Place Gypsy Sixth Place Lindbergh Fifth Place Commercial…

Shasta Land Trust visits the Ranch

Shasta Land Trust had an fund raising event at the farm today. It was a beautiful day and I made…

Alpacas at the Women in STEM Conference 2014

The AAUW- Empowering women since 1881, presented the Women in Stem Conference for 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Girls at…

Picking up Leaves

It was a beautiful sunny day in Redding so decided to tackle more leaves. This time down the drive way.…

Snow in Redding

I know snow is not unusual but it is unusual in Redding. I have a whole new respect for those…

Fantine at in ICU at U C Davis

Good and bad news. Had to take a Fantine to UC Davis (Vets School). A week ago last Thursday, Fantine…

Doris’ Story

Doris has a variety of physical limitations and is in a wheel chair. In 2012 she came with her mom…

Gold Country Gathering

What a great show and fun time I had at Gold Country Gathering alpaca show. Well maybe I had such…

AlpacaMania 2013

I just have to say I always enjoy the Alpacamania show in Central Point Oregon. It's always fun to reconnect…

Booth at Lambtown 2013

This is the seventh year we have had a booth at Lambtown in Dixon, CA. It's interesting to observe the…

Honeybee Festival

This weekend was the Palo Cedro Honeybee festival. We have been participating in this event for the last 6 years.…

Ide Adobe Day SHP

I joined fellow weavers and spinners at Ide Adobe Day in Red Bluff. We wore period dress of the 1850's.…

Fun Day Scarf Making

What a lovely day we had making felted scarves. It is amazing how a group of people with the same…

The Joy of meeting a Cria

Farm visitors love meeting the crias. These two visitors got to hold Magdalena and Sparkle who are both about 20…

Dye Play Day

The temperature's are rising but that didn't stop us from enjoying ourselves. When went into dyeing frenzy mode. We dyed…