Autumn Fiber Festival 2022

October 15 10am-5pm and October 16 11am-4pm Come and see us at this year’s Autumn Fiber Festival at the Ashland County Fairgrounds!  Local fiber producers, craftspeople and artists come together to display and sell their wares and demonstrate their craft.  For details, see www.autumnfiberfestival.com

Alpaca Farm Days

October 1 & 2, 2022     12-6pm   Free Event   National Alpaca Days – Open House at Shady Lane Alpaca Farm Shady Lane Alpaca Farm 3073 Gass Road Lexington Oh 44904. Call Jean McClintock @ 419-560-0780 or email jsmcclintock@mac.com for more information. Meet the alpacas! Matilda the Donkey will be here, and Giant Flemish Rabbits and Pygmy Goats! Demonstrators … Read more

Blacksmith Workshops July 17, 2022

Workshops will be held at Shady Lane Alpaca Farm 3073 Gass Road Lexington Oh 44904. Call Jean McClintock @ 419-560-0780 or email jsmcclintock@mac.com for information. We’re using EventBrite this year for workshop scheduling and payment. July 17, 2022 Total Beginner Blacksmith Workshops  Total Beginner class from 12:30-3:30pm You will learn about blacksmith tools and forges. How to heat metal and … Read more

Alpaca Spring Fling April 2, 2022!

                        Celebrate Spring with Alpacas!  Our First Annual Alpaca Spring Fling will be Saturday April 2, 2022 from 1 to 5pm!  Lots of activities for the kids, Easter Egg Hunt at 3pm!  Make a Nesting Heart!  Make a pot and plant seeds!  Games!  Pony … Read more

Summer Workshop Schedule 2021

Summer workshops will be held at Shady Lane Alpaca Farm 3073 Gass Road Lexington Oh 44904. Call Jean McClintock @ 419-560-0780 or email jsmcclintock@mac.com to reserve your spot.  May 16, 2021 Steamed Buns/Spring Roll Workshop    Make steamed buns and spring rolls from scratch, in the Phillipine style, and load them up with delicious meat and veggies! You … Read more

Beginning Blacksmith Workshop

Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:30 PM. You will use a gas forge to make a hook for a hanging planter, and another special item.  All materials are provided.  Please wear cotton clothes and closed-toe shoes, you will be working with red-hot metal!   In order to work safely, we limit the class to 6 participants.  This … Read more

Spring 2018 Workshops

Make a Gourd Easter Basket – March 11, 2018 2 PM Learn how to select and clean your gourd,sketch your design, cut and prepare your gourd for wood-burning or paint. COST: $25.00 includes all materials for the class. Note: for and additional $10,  you can make a needle felted bunny to go with your Easter … Read more

Fall Workshop Schedule

Alpaca Ornaments and Essential Oils – October 29, 2017 Learn how to turn alpaca fiber into fun ornaments for the Holidays. Plus you’ll learn about different essential oils and how to use them with the ornaments that you make. COST: $10.00 includes all materials for the class. Register by 10/27/17 Needle Felting with Alpaca Fiber … Read more

Alpaca Farm Days

Open House September 30 and October 1, 2017 Stop by the farm and see our alpacas, and other beasts Saturday September 30 from noon to 6 pm; or Sunday October 1, from 1pm to 6 pm.  The farm store will be open with Halloween crafts, alpaca goods, antiques, hand-made jewelry, gourds and gourd craft, and imported crafts from Mexico, … Read more