Upcoming Shows & Special Events

Spring Open House at the Farm 2016

Saturday, June 11,  9:00 AM- 4:30 PM

Sunday, June 12, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Location:
Waldron Grove Alpaca Farm
39W856 McDonald Road
Elgin/Campton Hills, IL 60124
The Spring show  at  Waldron Grove Alpaca Farm is really the opening to our year.  The alpacas might be freshly shorn .  Everyone is invited to meet the animals and all the great fiber artists.   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:

 

National Alpaca Days Open House  2016
Saturday, September 24: 9:00AM-4:30PM
Sunday, September 25: 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! Everyone is welcome to come and meet the alpacas and the fiber artists who use their wonderful fleece for clothing and other art. 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 Thread

 

Sunday, October 23, 2015
10:00 AM - Boutique
12:00 PM -2:30 Lunch and Fashion Show


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
Complimentary Opening Night on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016
6:30PM-9:00PMFriday,
November 4, 2016: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday, November 5, 2016: 10:00AM-5:00Pm
Sunday November 6, 2016       10AM -5PM

Location:
Chicago Botanical Gardens
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
Stunning felted clothing, lovely knitted artwear, woven wonders, and breathtaking jewelry 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 , artwear,  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, 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 26, 2016: 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!