Southeastern Alpaca Association

Your Southern Connection To All Things Alpaca

Schedule Of Events

 

Southeastern Regional Alpaca Challenge

March 3 - 5, 2017  Two Shows, One Weekend
Sevierville Convention Center • Sevierville, TN

Thursday, March 2, 2017
8:00 am until 7:00 pm - Exhibitor & Vendor Check In

DO PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE LATE FOR CHECK-IN:
Courtney (404) 217-9919 

Friday, March 3, 2017

7:30 am - 8:00 am - Color Check disputes settled for Both Shows

8am - Mandatory Exhibitor Meeting for Both Shows

FREE fiber arts workshops offered all day - see schedule below or click here.

9:00 am until 5:00 pm - Royal Alpaca Challenge Halter Classes begin

9:00 am until 5:00 pm - Vendors open

9:00 am until 5:00 pm - Silent Auction/Spin-Off/Photo Contest Open

Saturday, March 4, 2017

FREE fiber arts workshops offered all day - see schedule below or click here.

9:00 am until 5:00 pm - Royal Alpaca Challenge Halter Classes resume

RAC Production Classes Immediately following completion of RAC Halter Classes

9:00 am until 5:00 pm - Southern Select Halter Classes begin

9:00 am until 5:00 pm - Vendors open

9:00 am until 5:00 pm - Silent Auction/Spin-Off/Photo Contest Open

6:00 pm until 9:00 pm - Fashion Show Bingo Night, appetizers, beer & wine, cash bar & Fun

CHECK OUT THESE AWESOME PRIZES YOU COULD WIN!

Sunday, March 5, 2017

FREE fiber arts workshops offered - see schedule below or click here.

9:00 am until 3:00 pm - Spin-Off & Photo & Vendors Open

9:00 am until 1:00 pm - Silent Auction Open for Bids

9:00 am until 3:00 pm - Southern Select Halter Classes Resume

SS  Production Classes Immediately following the Halter Classes

1:00 pm until 3:00 pm - Pick up auction items & Pick up Spin-Off entries

3:00 - 5:00 P.M. - Show Check Out

FREE FIBER ARTS WORKSHOPS!

Free Spinners/Project Circle
Bring your wheel or spindle to sample FREE spinning fibers that we've created, as well as a small buffett you may not have tried before.  Not interested in spinning?  That's okay, just bring whatever fibery project you are working on and join us for conversation, sharing and companionship. 

 

2017 Classes  - SCHEDULE OF FREE MINI WORKSHOPS – open to public, register for classes at show. For Details about each class 
www.moonwoodfarm.com/events/SouthernSelect/index.html

Free spinners & project circle all weekend!
Bring your spinning wheel, spindle, knitting, or whatever project you
may be working on and enjoy some company and fellowship.
Complimentary spinning fibers will be available to sample!

 Friday 3 March

10:00am - Drop spindling for beginners

10:30am - Carding an embellished alpaca fiber batt

11:30am - Making roving and rolags on a drum carder

1:00pm - Circular weaving

2:00pm - SEMINAR: Bridging the gap:  Learn important information you need to share with fiber artists so that the lines of communication are clear
and open when it comes to selling your fleeces.

3:00pm - Beginners crochet: Sweater ornament

4:00pm - Carding an embellished alpaca fiber batt

Saturday 4 March

10:00am - Circular weaving

10:30am - Carding an embellished alpaca fiber batt

1:00pm - Washing alpaca fiber

1:00pm - Drop spindling for beginners

2:00pm - Introduction to dyeing alpaca fiber

3:30pm - Corespinning for intermediate and confident beginning spinners

Sunday 5 March

9:30am - Triloom Weaving (CUT STRAND METHOD)

11:00am - Beginners crochet: Sweater ornament

Cute mini sweaters with hangers to sell in your farm store

For more information on the classes, click here.