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AlpacaGram 5.53June 19, 2018

Newly Added Workshop Classes

Register Online for the Natural Fiber Extravaganza

More Workshop Classes have been added to the Natural Fiber Extravaganza!

Friday, July 13

  • Orchil Dyes from Lichens by Sue Gazell
  • Five Things You Need to Know to Make the Best Yarn by Pam Ellenberger
  • Crocheting: Corner to Corner by Colleen Crenshaw

Saturday, July 14

  • Crochet 101 by Colleen Crenshaw
  • Crocheting: Corner to Corner by Colleen Crenshaw
  • Needle Felted 3D Alpacas by LeAnn Lewis
  • Wet Felted Bowl by LeAnn Lewis

Registration for the 2018 Natural Fiber Extravaganza powered by Alpaca Owners Association and sponsored by Long Hollow Suri Alpacas/New Era Fiber is a great value at only $150. Not only do you get a full weekend of seminars to attend, but you will also have access to our Annual Luncheon and Keynote Speaker, Friday night Meet & Greet and Mill Tour at Long Hollow Suri Alpacas/New Era Fiber, and the Saturday evening Fleece Reveal and Social. Workshops are also available at various fees where you can gain valuable hands-on experience.

Natural Fiber Extravaganza Workshops

New This Year!

Friday Night Meet & Greet and Mill Tour

You won't want to miss the Friday night Meet and Greet and Mill Tour at Long Hollow Suri Alpacas/New Era Fiber. Buses will be available at the Expo Center to transport you to the mill and back.

Saturday Night Fleece Room Reveal and Social

The fleece room will be open for viewing by the public for extended hours starting Saturday night at the Fleece Room Reveal and Social. Come and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar as you find out who the big winners are. After the awards are presented, the fleece room will be opened, and reopened on Sunday morning. Come and view the fleeces and judging results.


Check out the great sponsorship opportunities available for the show! As a sponsor you could receive benefits including a free registration to the Natural Fiber Extravaganza, recognition throughout the weekend, complimentary eblasts, and more!

National Show Sponsor

Long Hollow Suri Alpacas/New Era Fiber

Selfie Booth Sponsor

Fun in the Country Farm

Ruby Sponsors

Cas-Cad-Nac Farm, LLC • Chimera Ranch • Herzog Alpacas LLC • Raynay Alpaca Farm, LLC • Tierra Prometida Alpacas

Friend of Fleece

Heritage Farm Suri Alpacas

AOA Member Marketplace

The Fiber Artist Marketplace will showcase numerous handmade items from our members. If you are an AOA member and wish to participate in the Marketplace, visit the marketplace information page for details.

AOA National Fleece Show

Registration is open until June 29 for the AOA National Fleece Show.Fleeces will be transported, at no cost, to The Suri Network's All Suri Fleece Show and the PAOBA Fleece Showcase for members wishing to enter their fleeces into one of these shows.

AOA Photo Contest

The registration deadlline for the annual AOA Photo Contest is June 21. Enter for a chance to have your photo on the cover of the 2018 Alpaca Owners Guide and win $150 in cash! Entries can be made in both junior (photographers 17 and under) and adult age divisions.

Vendor Booths

Vendor booths are still available with a size and pricing to fit any budget. Information and registration can be found online.

Admission and parking at the Wilson County Exposition Center is free. RV hookups and parking are available on the Wilson County Fairgrounds, connected to the Expo Center.

Bring your family and friends and take part in one of the most exciting events in the Nashville area celebrating natural fibers.

Register Online for the Natural Fiber Extravaganza

Natural Fiber Extravaganza Workshops

Long Hollow Suri Alpacas/New Era Fiber
AOA Silver Benefactors
Rancho Inca Alpacas

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