Category Archives: Events

Ice Boy Wins a Blue

On Sunday, February 19th, Ice Dancer competed in a halter class of medium fawn suri males. He was favored over his competitors for exceptional luster among other things.

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What a Wonderful World… CABO and Comraderie

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 I gotta tell you… alpaca farmers are some of the friendliest and most cooperative folks in the world. This weekend, Bob is off to Carolina where the Carolina Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association is hosting an “Alpaca Celebration“.  The show features the usual: halter competitions, performance classes, spin offs, and so on.  Bob is bringing two […]

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Ribbons Earned at VAOBA Expo

Ice Dancer, also known by his barn name “Ice Boy”, won a second place ribbon in his class at the Virginia Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (VAOBA) Expo this past weekend. Ice Boy is a 18 month-old suri male, son of SnowmassIce Capade and grandson of the famous Peruvian Macgyver, sire of countless Champions AND […]

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Where in the World is Andersons Alpacas?

This will be an interesting weekend:   Andersons Alpacas will be bi-local! We are attending both the VAOBA Expo and My Manakin HOLIDAYMarket! Bob is bringing ICE BOY and JOHNNY FLEECE to VAOBA (Fri., Sat., & Sun.). They will each enter their respective halter classes and compete for ribbons. ICE BOY will compete in a Suri […]

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Meet Me at the Fair

Wow! Did we have fun at the State Fair of Virginia! Andersons Alpacas joined fellow alpaca farmers at the Virginia Alpaca Days exhibition tent Saturday and Sunday. We brought Willow and two of her offspring: Clementinee, the big sister, and six month-old Johnny Fleece. We thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to educate the public at large […]

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Market: Rain or Shine

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My Manakin Market has been such a wonderful experience for AAVA. We have enjoyed meeting so many very nice people. Some of whom are “regulars” to the market are fast becoming friends. Last Saturday, we brought four new animals to the market.Willow and Johnny Fleece joined their friends Annaliese and Duchess in the ride from […]

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My Manakin Market, September 17th

Andersons’ Alpacas brought the returning Clementinee as well as newcomers, Deardon’s Anneliese and her cria (baby) Bertie, to Manakin Market on Saturday the 17th of September. It was a lovely day at the market. Pleasant weather despite the threat of rain. The rain heeded our musical pleas to “stay away”. Stay away it did, until […]

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Upcoming Events

Bear with me while I learn how to install and configure a calendar plugin on our blog/website…. Meanwhile, I will share the old-fashioned way: I will tell you! Andersons Alpacas of Virginia will be at My Manakin Market  most Saturdays in Sept & Oct (weather permitting) from 8am to noon (except Oct 1). The farmer’s […]

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AAVA Goes to My Manakin Market

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  It was a fantastic day at the farmers market! Andersons Alpacas made its first appearance at My Manakin Market inGoochland,Virginia, yesterday! We met old friends, made new friends, and even found that we were related to a pair of folks that we met for the first time yesterday! We brought two young, two year-old maidens […]

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