5th annual national alpaca farm days

September 22, 2011 | 7:24 p.m. CDT
Alpaca fans in Missouri can look forward to a fun-filled weekend. The Mid Missouri Alpacas, of Mexico, Mo., is holding an event to participate in the 5th annual National Alpaca Farm Days on Saturday and Sunday. The public can meet alpacas, watch weaving demonstrations, and enjoy musical performances at the event. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days at the Mid Missouri Alpacas farm located at 24688 Audrain Road 820, Mexico, Mo.

Here are a few interesting facts about the hairy animals: