Here is our 2014 calendar of events. Be sure to check back often, as new events will be added as they are scheduled.
Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival September 12 & 13
Our fourth annual appearance at the Capital Region’s premier music and arts festival held once again at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa. Alpaca and the Andean tradition join the finest in celtic cullture to bring you an absolutely fun day in the wonderful late summer weather of the southern Adirondacks. Festival hours are Friday evening 5 PM – midnight and Saturday 10 AM – 11 PM. For more information about the festival click here.
15th Annual Open House October 11 & 12
Join us Sat & Sun for our fun-filled annual event, under the tent rain or shine. Our alpacas, and our shop will be moved onto the front lawn so that everyone will get a chance to meet moms and babies “up close and personal”. Take advantage of this special opportunity to browse through all of the clothing, jewelry, and home accessories. Get a head start on your Holiday shopping with our unique fashions, many brand new for 2014! For easy travel directions click here.
NYS Sheep and Wool Festival October 18 & 19
Always one of our favorite events, the Sheep and Wool Festival is held each year at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, NY. This is an exciting two-day fair devoted exclusively to the fiber arts. Every year more than 25,000 visitors get to attend workshops, sheep and goat shows, alpaca and llama exhibits, and stroll through all of the vendor displays offering everything from clothing to yarn to fleece and spinning wheels. For more information about the Sheep and Wool Festival click here.
Look for us in vendor building #35!
Bronxville Farmers’ Market October 25
Rapidly becoming one of our favorite events. If you’re in the lower Hudson Valley, stop by and say hi. We’ll be there from 9 AM – 1 PM.
Fiber Festival of New England November 1 & 2
Fast becoming one of the premier events devote to the fiber and textile arts in the Northeast. Conveniently located at the Eastern States Exposition fairgrounds in West Springfield, MA. This festival gives those who couldn’t make it to Rhinebeck one more chance to stock up on fleece, roving, and yarn, as well as all of the great apparel and home furnishings made from natural fiber. Looks for us, and the alpacas, at booths 149 – 152 North, just inside the main entrance! Click here for more information.
Farm Store Open Weekends November 29 thru XMAS
Opens Fri. Nov. 28th! Every Sat & Sun thru XMAS! Alpaca Things Considered, our farm store, will be open weekends for your holiday shopping. Every weekend thru Christmas our exquisite pure alpaca fashions as well as our own yarn and fleece will be available in our shop located right here at Staghorn Valley!
Farm Store Will Be Open Wednesday December 24th!!
And before you leave be sure to ask for a barn tour!!