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300 alpacas coming to Washington County this weekend

WEST BEND, Wis. (CBS 58) – The Washington County Fairgrounds in West Bend are gearing up for the Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest!

This year, the show will be held April 28 and 29.

There will be hundreds of breeders at the event and over 300 alpacas are expected to compete.

The show runs on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and again on Sunday from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Alpacas will be featured in a show ring competition, comprised of classes judging conformation and fleece quality in many categories for both Suri and Huacaya alpacas.

Throughout the weekend, artisans will showcase alpaca fiber and examples of felting, fiber arts and more. Vendors will sell the latest alpaca fashions and hand-crafted items.

For more information, visit http://wisconsinalpacafiberfest.com/.

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