Friday, October 2, 2009

Knowledge Begins in Wonder - Socrates



The Alpaca
Wonder Weekend
with a
Wonder-ful Pen Sale!


Presented by
The Wonder Why Alpaca Farm, LLC

on
Saturday, October 3, 2009
from
10am - 4pm

located
7 miles south of I94 in Battle Creek, MI

ADMISSION: FREE
Rain or Shine


An educational event with:

Wonder Why Seminar (educational information)

  • The Alpaca Barber, Dave Binkowski, will demonstrate shearing and basic herd maintainance like trimming toenails and teeth.

Wonder How Seminar (breeding and herd health)

  • Dr. Duane Trupiano of Concord Vet Clinic will be here with information on herd health. This is your chance to ask a veterinarian who specializes in camelids questions you may have.

Wonder What Seminar (fiber arts as in “what do you do with them?)

  • We will have members of the Zombie Prom Date Knitters showing you the fun side of knitting and fiber arts.
  • Shannon, SpinSanity Spindles ,will be instructing you on how to spin on both the spinning wheel and the drop spindle.
  • Nancy Schell will be demonstrating needle felting techniques using alpaca fiber from her own herd.
  • Jan O'Neill, Clare Limerick Alpaca Ranch, who is the author of Annabelle Alpaca Travels to Peru and Annabelle Alpaca Plants a Garden will be here to sign her books. Annabelle and her barn friends have wonderful adventures kids of all ages can enjoy.

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featuring alpacas from the following farms:

Alpacas at Stoney Acres -Athens, MI
Clare Limerick Alpaca Ranch - Jackson, MI
LissaBeth Alpacas - Dowling, MI
Northernbell Alpacas, LLC - New Era, MI
PerfecTress Ranch - Middleville, MI
Walnut Point Alpacas -Marshall, MI
Wing Hill Alpaca Ranch, Colon, MI
Wonder Why Alpaca Farm, LLC - East Leroy, MI

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Door Prizes

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Concession by

Home Grange #129

including


Meal Deals $5
Sloppy Joes
2 Hot Dogs
Egg Salad Sandwich - Made from the Wonder Eggs right here on the farm!

all meal deals include chips, and soda

Rice Krispy Treats, and brownies, will also be available!

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Vendors

Clare Limerick Alpaca Ranch, Jackson, MI
Home Grange #129, Marshall, MI
pbs animal health, Massillon,, OH
Seybert's Implements(Kubota Dealership), Coldwater, MI
Small Wonders Landscaping, Battle Creek, MI
SpinSanity Spindles, Battle Creek, MI
Tomorrow Farm CSA, East Leroy, MI
Walnut Hills Farm Needlefelting, Metamora, MI
Wilkins Livestock Insurance, Geneva, NE
and more...

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Products made from Alpaca on sale

(teddy bears, socks, finger puppets and more)

Wonder Roving and Wonder Yarn for sale

(your chance to see the herd your Wonder Roving and yarn came from)

Along with yarn, raw fiber and rovings from other Wonderful Farms.

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Activities for Kids

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DIRECTIONS:
From I-94/Battle Creek
Take M-66 South, Turn Right on D Dr S
Go Approx 3 miles, turn Left on 2 1/2 Mi Rd
Go Approx 1 mile to E Dr S, turn Right
Drive 1/2 Mile to 1996 E Dr S


PARKING IN FRONT YARD/ROAD
Festivities behind the Big Barn!





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