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September 1 - 2, 2018
1125 Rooftop Way
Estes Park Alpaca Market
The 19th Annual Estes Park Alpaca Market is a small gathering of quality alpaca breeders and vendors over Labor Day weekend in beautiful Estes Park , Colorado. This event has always been well attended and is free to the public. It is a great opportunity to expose your farm to a world wide audience, as Estes Park is frequented by visitors from across the country and the world. This year we will have several dozen breeders and vendors to educate and demonstrate about the wonderful experience of raising and working with alpacas. The event will take place on September 1st (from 10:00 till 5:00) and September 2nd (from 10:00 till 4:00) at the Estes Park Event Center.
September 8, 2018
357 Birchwood Dr
Apple Mountain Alpacas
Raising Alpacas for Pleasure and Profit
Ever wondered if your dream of alpaca farming could be a sustainable business? Or maybe you've already started your alpaca adventure and you're looking for new strategies to improve the operation. Whether you're just thinking about your alpaca adventure or have been traveling that road for many years, this seminar will help you unlock real-world solutions that bring all the pieces together.
Join us for an in-depth seminar into how you can raise alpacas in a way that's both fun, and profitable. This seminar will be co-hosted by 2 alpaca farms who will share lessons learned over decades of experience. They are regular speakers at regional and national events and will be presenting in-depth strategies not covered in their other sessions.
This seminar will explore each of the following revenue streams from planning to launch:
1) Farm store
2) Fiber production and sales
3) Breeding/animal sales.
And the following topics related to those revenue streams:
1) Knowing what you have to sell.
2) Digital Marketing to generate leads... that convert to sales.
3) Sales literature.
4) Creating an atmosphere for selling.
5) Sell with your ears.
6) Form network partnerships.
We'll also talk about specific strategies to avoid those unpleasant aspects of raising alpacas... and more.
You'll leave the seminar with more than just insights. All topics will include checklists, examples, and sales materials you can take home and use right away to jump-start your efforts.
Seminar scheduled for Saturday September 8th, from 10am - 4pm at Apple Mountain Alpacas.
* Arrive early at 9am for coffee and engaging conversations. Come even earlier and you can help with farm chores.
More info to come, but space will be limited to only 24 seats available. Make sure to reserve your spot today. $50 per person registration fee covers food, materials, and license for re-use of sales literature provided.
September 22, 2018
6827 State Hwy. 147
Wine with the Alpacas
Join us for an evening ( 4-7 PM) tasting 6-7 different South American wines, learn about the wines, enjoy food pairings, dance/listen to live acoustic music, interact with our friendly and adorable alpacas, take photos and selfies. Tickets are $20 each and are limited to 60 tickets sold for each event. Price increases to $25 five days prior to the event. Call 920-793-4165 to order your tickets. We have partnered with the Lighthouse Inn in Two Rivers with a small block of Lake Michigan view rooms for a special price if overnight accommodations are needed. We will also offer transportation to and from the hotel is requested.