Prosser - Want something unique to do between balloon launches this weekend? Visit an alpaca farm!
Jim and Linda Mackey, of Natural Maximum Alpacas, will open their new farm store at 160902 W. North River Road in Prosser. Linda is known for her stunning felted alpaca hats made from her own alpacas' fiber, as well as handsome knitted items.
To celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days, valley alpaca farms will be open to the public from 11a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28. Visitors may meet the alpacas, talk with breeders, see fiber arts demonstrations, shop beautiful alpaca retail, enjoy refreshments and more.