· Would you like to get 'up close and personal' with an alpaca?
· Have you ever wanted to find out more about these amazing animals?
· Ever wondered what happens to alpaca fleece after shearing?
· Do you have a spare hour or so over this weekend?
· How do Alpaca Judges determine which animal is better than another?
· What is the difference between a Suri and a Huacaya alpaca?
THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY!!!
Come along to the inaugural Sunshine Coast ~ Alpacas on Show event on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2008 and experience Queensland's newest alpaca extravaganza. Alpacas are excellent for small acreages, are low maintenance and organic farming friendly. Free entry & free parking! A range of activities are planned -
· There will be food and drinks available;
· Alpaca products to purchase;
· An alpaca information seminar;
· Fashion parade;
· Animal judging event;
· Alpaca craft displays and;
· Alpacas for sale!!!
9.00am - 3.30pm (approx.) Alpaca Judging - animals from all over Queensland and NSW will be arriving from Friday afternoon for this AAA-endorsed judging event.
All Day - Pen Sales - Pet and Guardian Alpacas available for purchase. Females and other animals - display information available. All Day - delicious food and drinks available from Janette's Healthy Food Van
All Day - garment & accessory sales from Montville Alpaca Shop.
Throughout the Day - Demonstrations of Alpaca crafts and alpaca industry equipment.
6.30pm - Pre-Parade drinks and nibbles ($10.00 includes light savouries; drinks available for purchase).
7.00 - 7.30pm Fashion Parade - featuring garments shown at the recent World Alpaca Conference
7.30pm Social Dinner ($20.00 for 3-course meal with Alpaca breeders & industry representatives).
All Day - Pen Sales - Pet and Guardian Alpacas available for purchase. Females and other animals - display information available. All Day - garment & accessory sales from Montville Alpaca Shop.
All Day - delicious food and drinks available from Janette's Healthy Food Van
10.00 - 12.00 - Demonstrations of Alpaca crafts and alpaca industry equipment
1.00 - 3.30pm Alpacas & You! Seminar for new/potential alpaca owners and agricultural students.
Title: Sunshine Coast - Alpacas on Show
Location: Eumundi Showground - Memorial Drive & Black Stump Road, Eumundi
12 July to 13 July 2008
Saturday program 9.00am - 10.00pm
Sunday program 9.00am - 5.00pm
For further information please contact:
Cristin or Graeme Smith
Australian Alpaca Association Ltd, Qld Region
Phone: 07 5445 9492 or 04 2909 7744
Eumundi Showground, Not Assigned
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