Upcoming Shows & Special Events

National Alpaca Days Open House
Saturday, September 26: 9:00AM-4:30PM
Sunday, September 27: 9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Location:
Waldron Grove Alpaca Farm
39W856 McDonald Road
Elgin/Campton Hills, IL 60124
National Alpaca Days open house is almost here! There are 3 alpaca farms in close proximity, all open for visiting: Waldron Grove Alpaca Farm, Heiniger Hill Farm (just East of us), and Rivendell Alpacas. At Waldron Grove we have a farm store with all of the items created by hand with fiber from our own alpacas. Other fiber artists and a potter will also be here.
Come and learn all about fiber from the animal to the finished product:
• Felt and Fiber demonstrations – in spinning, carding, & felting
• Alpaca yarn and roving – kits to learn felting
• Original Artwork and paintings
• Originally designed Alpaca clothing and accessories
• Alpacas for sale

Great shopping and learning! Free admission and parking (Follow signs). Bring a friend! Looking forward to seeing you!
Please contact Susan Waldron with any questions or need for directions:
Email: susanwaldronart@gmail.com
Phone: (847) 888-3934.

Fine Line Show - Uncommon Threads
Sunday, October 18, 2015
10:00 AM - Boutique
12:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - Fashion Show

Location:
Q Center
1406 N. Fifth Avenue
St. Charles, IL 60174
Don't miss this national juried, one-of-a-kind wearable art runway show and luncheon. See Fine Line’s website for more information.

Fine Art of Fiber
Friday, November 7, 2015: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday, November 8, 2015: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Complimentary Opening Night on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 6:30PM-9:00PM
Location:
Chicago Botanical Gardens
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
Stunning quilts, lovely knitted artwear, woven wonders, and breathtaking beadwork are among the abundant handcrafted items on view and for sale during the Fine Art of Fiber, held at the Garden's Regenstein Center. The area's oldest, largest, and most unique fiber art event, the Fine Art of Fiber is hosted by Illinois Quilters, Inc., North Suburban NeedleArts Guild, and the Weavers Guild of the North Shore.
A complementary opening night, including early buying privileges, is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday evening.
Viewers will enjoy an exhibition of more than 150 pieces, including quilts, various types of needle art, knitting, weaving, wearable art, dolls, and jewelry. Sales boutiques offer a similarly wide variety of items for sale, including woven and knitted pieces, artwear, traditional and contemporary quilts, handmade holiday gifts, and much more.
Special Events:
• Fashion Shows at 11:00 AM - Friday and Saturday
• Lectures
• Special Exhibition
There is no fee to attend the Fine Art of Fiber. Parking fees apply. Check the Chicago Botanical Garden website for directions and parking details/fees.

Christmas Art & Christmas Alpacas at the Farm
November 28, 2015: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location:
Waldron Grove Alpaca Farm
39W856 McDonald Road
Elgin/Campton Hills, IL 60124

Email me for updates about our open houses!