|July 28th, 20182-4pm||
Bachletette visit on the Farm
Bachelorette Party from 2-4. Girls will be visiting with the alpacas, and doing a felted soap workshop.
|July 14th, 201810-5||
Stayner Art Fest 2018
Join GnR in Stayner Saturday July 14 2018 in the lovely little town of Stayner for their Art Fest 2018.
|July 7th, 2018||
Black Sheep Festival Elora ON
come see GnR Alpaca and their beautiful alpaca fibre, roving, batts, yarns and more at the BLack Sheep Fibre Festival. Elora Centre for the Arts. GnR will be in the Upper Canada Fibreshed Tent.
|July 5th, 201810am to 7pm||
49th Southampton Craft Show: Prance
See us at the Southampton Coliseum. Thursday July 5th 2018
|July 3rd, 20189:30 till .......||
Holly's Knitting group at GnR
Hollys Sweets Tuesday Morning Knitters in Barrie will be visiting GnR Alpaca Farm Tuesday July 3. 2018. Bring your lawn chair and knit, crochet, or chat among the animals. Holly's will be closed: HAPPY Birthday Lori!
|July 1st, 201810am||
Canada day 2018 in Alliston
Find Gail from GnR Alpaca Farm with the Nottawasaga Spinners and Weavers at the Alliston Rec. Center. Come see us spin!!!!
|June 16th, 201810am to 2pm||
2018 Day on the Farm: Sheldon Creek Dairy
Come see GnR Alpaca Farm and other local farms representing the area at Sheldon Creek Dairy. Spinning demonstrations of GnR's alpaca fibre. Free event.
|June 7th, 201810am||
2018 Video Shop Local Simcoe County with Erin Corcoran of Remax
Erin Corcoran of erincorcoran.remax will be on site to feature GnR Alpaca Farm in "Simcoe County Shop Local". When done you can view the video on www.youtube.com/watch?v:
|June 2nd, 20189am-2pm||
EPIC Everett Parks Improvement
Everett Parks and Improvement Committee event.
Come support this event and see GnR Alpaca Farm.
Saturday June 2. 2018 at the Everett Town Park and Baseball Diamond.
|May 26th, 20189am to 4pm||
Beeton Honey Festival 2018
South Simcoe Arts Council will be taking part at the Beeton Honey Festival 2018. Come see GnR Alpaca Farm on the Main Street, near the Library.
|May 23rd, 20181pm||
|May 19th, 2018Starts 9am.||
Ready for shearing
2018 Shearig Day at GnR Alpaca Farm
|May 17th, 20187pm till ......||
Knit 2 Together gang yarn dying workshop
GnR will be doing a Dying Yarn workshop with the group of knitters of the Knit 2 Together group in Hillsdale. Not only do they knit but they want to dye their own yarn. Beautiful Alpaca Yarn will be provided.
|May 12th, 201810 am and again at 1pm||
Nuno scarves May 12
Nuno wet felting workshop: Saturday May 12. 2018. 10am and 1pm.
Come have fun at the farm and learn how to make a beautiful silk and fibre scarf. No experience needed, bring a towel $40.00
|May 10th, 20187 - 9 pm||
Concession Road: Felting Soap Workshop
Concession Road Mercantile Shop in Alliston presents:
Felted Soap Workshop led by Gail of GnR Alpaca Farm.
|May 6th, 201810 to 3pm||
Matthews House Hospice Outdoor Artisan Market
Hike for Matthews House Hospice. Sunday May 6 2018
Location: Adjala-Tosorontio Admin. Building grounds, 7855 30th Sideroad, Alliston. Come support Matthews House.
|May 1st, 20181-3pm||
GnR at Hellen Keller Center for the Deaf
GnR will be presenting an information session about alpacas.
We are delighted to be provide beautiful alpaca fibre to the participants to feel and learn how alpaca fibre is processsed and made into beautiful soft items.
|April 28th, 2018||
Alpaca Ontario Spring Show
GnR Alpaca Farm will be in the demonstration area at the show.
See how alpaca fibre can be processed by hand, and see what beautiful yarns are spun. Lots of finished products to choose from.
|April 8th, 201811am to 4pm||
|April 7th, 20181st class 10am, also 1PM available||
3D Wet Felting class
In this workshop you will learn to do 3D Felting. Felted bowl, vessel, or purse.
Spaces are limited so call to book your spot.
$40.00 includes all materials included.
10am class and 1pm available.
|March 30th - April 1st, 2018Check on line||
|March 24th, 20181pm start||
Nuno scarf workshop
Felting workshop day: Felting techniques explored.
Nuno scarves booked for this date.
class is full.
Next class April 7. Call to book your spot.
|March 21st, 20187:30pm Start||
GnR Presents at Burr House Spinners & Weavers Guild
March 21, 2018
Owner of Gn'R Alpaca farm Gail Franklin, guest speaker will talk about her alpacas, interest in fibre and the processes of fleece from the start to finish.
Gn'R products for sale this evening: raw fleece, carded fleece, hand pulled roving, hand spun yarns, right through to completed items like hats, mitts, scarves.....
|March 14th, 2018||
Felted wristbands or bookmarks
Wristbands workshop. Introduction to wet Felting.
Held at the South Simcoe Arts Council in Alliston.
$10.00 8 yrs and up.
|March 3rd, 201810am - 4pm||
Celebration of Arts and Crafts
Simcoe County Museum 1151 Highway 26, Minesing/Barrie, ON
Saturday March 3, 2018 10am- 4pm
Demonstrations of arts and crafts.
Vendors of hard-to-find craft supplies.
Sale of fibre, roving, batts, yarns, felting tools and more from GnR Alpaca Farm.
|February 25th, 201810 and 1 ||
|February 24th, 201810am||
|February 18th, 20182pm ||
Mansfield Farmers Market 2018
Winter Farmers Market event at Mansfield Ski Club:
See us there Sunday January 14, from 8am to 11:30am. an indoor event and Sunday February 18, from 2-6pm. 2018 for a fun indoor/outdoor with Petting zoo event.
|February 5th, 20181:00pm||
Workshop at SCACA Simcoe County
Simcoe County Arts and Craft Association is holding a felted soap workshop for members and guests. Presented by Gail of GnR Alpaca Farm. A short presentation about alpacas will be included.
|January 21st, 201810am||
Holly's Knitting group Dying yarn workshop
The Tuesday morning knitting group from Holly's Sweets will be doing a dyeing yarn workshop at GnR Alpaca Farm.
|January 20th, 201812:30||
Nuno scarf workshop at NWS
Workshop at the Nottawasaga Weavers and Spinners Guild.
|January 6th - March 3rd, 20189am to 1pm||
Creemore Winter 2018 market
Creemore 2018 winter market.
See us there: Saturday January 6, Saturday February 3, and Saturday March 3 2018. 9am to 1pm at The Station On The Green.
|January 3rd - 4th, 20181pm - ||
3D felting, seamless, vessel/purse.
Learn how at the farm. Call to reserve your spot.
Also offered Thursday Jan. 4.2017 at 1pm
$30.00. 12 yrs and up.
|January 1st, 201810-4||
Store open most days 10am-4pm
Often closed Tuesday mornings. Best to call first.
|December 24th, 2017||
Store open 10-4
Store open today 10-4
Still lots of beautiful, warm, soft alpaca products.
No line ups, park at the door!
|December 9th - 23rd, 2017Open daily 10-4||
GnR Christmas Open House
GnR Farm Open House: December 9, And 16th the farm is open for animal visits. From December 9 - 23 the store is open from 10 am to 4 pm daily for your holiday shopping.
One of a kind amazing Alpaca products.
There truly is something for every one.
|December 8th, 201710-5||
RVH employee market
Special guest vendor at RVH Hospital staff Market.
|December 2nd, 20179-1pm||
Creemore Farmers' Christmas Market
Come see GnR Alpaca Farm at the Creemore Market Saturday!
Dec. 2. 2017
|November 25th, 201710am to 4pm||
|November 22nd, 20178am to 5pm||
Royal Victoria Hospital Vendor
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. Barrie, ON
See GnR Alpaca Farm in the food court Wednesday November 22, 2017.
|November 18th, 201710-4pm||
Roncesvales United Church Christmas Craft Show 2017
RUC's Christmas Craft Market
240 Roncesvales Ave. Toronto.
Roncesvales United Church
|November 17th, 20171:00pm||
Felted scarf workshop
Nuno Felted Scarf workshop at the farm.
1:00pm start. Call to register.
All materials supplied, but bring a towel.
|November 16th, 20174pm - 8pm||
6th Annual Byng Bazaar.
Thursday Nov. 16th 2017. 4-8pm
Byng Public School Gym Stayner, ON
|November 11th - 12th, 20179-5pm Saturday, 10-4pm Sunday||
Sugar Plum Fair 2017
34th Annual Sugar Plum Fair
See GnR Alpaca Farm in Jingle Bell Court, booth 79.
|November 6th - January 6th, 2017/201810-5||
SSAC Christmas Show and Sale
Beautiful alpaca products from GnR Alpaca Farm for sale at the South Simcoe Arts Council Store at 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston
|November 3rd - 4th, 20175-9pm Friday, 10-4pm Saturday ||
Seasonal Wrapsody 2017
Seasonal Wrapsody 2017
Come see GnR Alpaca Farm with many other awesome vendors.
Friday evening and Saturday. November 3-4.2017
|October 13th - 14th, 2017Friday 1pm to 9pm and Saturday 10am to 5pm||
Tara Festival of Crafts 2017
Tara's 36th Annual Craft Show
Over 170 Craft Exhibits.
Tara-Arran Community Center
Hot lunch, homemade baked goods, ATM.
Come and enjoy an awesome show!! See GnR Alpaca Farm in the arena booth #98.
|October 3rd, 201710 am to 3 pm||
Warkworth Spinners and Weavers Spin-in 2017
Tuesday October 3rd, from 10am to 3pm.
St. John's United Church Bridge St. W. Campbellford, ON
Bring your spinning wheels, drop spindles or knitting and enjoy a fun day with fellow fibre lovers. Great deals from the vendors. See GnR Alpaca Farm there with their alpaca fibre, arty fibre bats, roving, and hand spun and dyed yarns.
|September 30th - October 1st, 20179-6 Sat. and 10-4 Sun.||
Port Elgin Pumpkinfest 2017
Port Elgin's Award Winning Pumpkinfest
Sept 30 and Oct 1st 2017.
Pumpkinfest Village and the Cinderella Classic Car Show all in one.
Find GnR Alpaca Farm at the craft show location in the P.E. Missionary Church.
|September 23rd - 24th, 201710am to 4pm each day||
Farm Open House 2017
GnR Open House: 2017. 10-4 both Saturday and Sunday
|September 9th, 20179:30 to 4:30||
Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters' Fair
Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters's Fair
Welcome to our 25th K-W Knitter's Fair. Not only is it Canada's 150th birthday but also the fairs 25th! With over 75 vendors, a fashion show and great volunteers it promises to be a great event.
See GnR Alpaca Farm there with their farm raised animals fleece, available for sale along with hand spun yarns and other fibre products.
|August 26th, 20179am||
Copper Kettle Festival
Creemore Springs Copper Kettle: find us in Creemore in the morning at the Farmers Market lane, then in the afternoon at the Makers Market.
|August 18th - 19th, 2017Friday 10am to 8pm||
Farm Fresh FoodFest
Farm Fresh Food Fest: 4230 Crossland Road, Tiny Township, ON
Welcome to the inaugural Farm Fresh Food Fest presented by TD Bank. Come see our Farm Fresh Fibre!
|August 16th, 20171pm class||
Workshop:felted flowers and beads
Felting workshop at the farm. Spaces still available. $25.00. 1pm
|August 12th, 20179-5||
Alliston Potato Festival
Find GnR Alpaca Farm in front of The South Simcoe Arts Council 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston. We will be there sharing a booth with the Nottawasaga Spinners and Weavers. Come get hooked on fibre!
|July 8th - October 7th, 20179am||
Creemore Farmers Market 2017
Creemore Farmers Market: See GnR Saturday July 8, July 29, August 26, September 2 and 16, and our last day Saturday October 7. 2017
|July 6th, 201710am to 7pm||
48th Annual Southampton Craft Show
Southampton Craft Show at the Southampton Coliseum in support of PRANCE Therapeutic Equestrian Association.
see GnR Alpaca Farm there supporting this great cause.
|July 1st, 2017||
|June 30th, 20179am to 2 pm||
|June 17th, 201710-4||
Day on the farm 2017
Sheldon Creek Dairy: Day on the farm event.
Come see us as we partner with the Dairy on their special day.
GnR Alpaca Farm will have a booth and demonstrating spinning of alpaca fibre. Product will be available to purchase.
|June 10th - 11th, 201710-4 each day||
|June 4th, 201710am and 1 pm||
|June 3rd, 20178am to 2pm||
Everfest: Everett Parks and Improvement
See GnR Alpaca Farm at this community event.
Craft supplies and kits will be for sale, featuring alpaca fibre along with finished goods including hand spun yarns.
|June 1st - August 31st, 20175pm to 8:30 pm||
Stayner Farmers Market - 2017
Come see GnR Alpaca Farm at Stayners Farmers Market
Every Thursday evening from 5 to 8:30pm from June 1 to August 31.2017
Come support your local community.
|May 27th, 20179am to 4pm||
Beeton Honey and Garden Festival
GnR Alpaca Farm will not be able to attend as planned.
|May 13th, 201710am||
|May 5th - 6th, 201712 to 8 and 9 to 5s||
|April 29th - 30th, 2017Daily||
Ontario Alpaca Show
Ontario Alpaca Show: see GnR at the show in the vendor area demonstrating how to prepare and spin alpaca fibre into beautiful, luxurious yarn.
|April 22nd, 201710 am-12||
3D felting workshop - April 2017
3D Felting Workshop at the South Simcoe Arts Council.
Sign up and learn how to wet felt a seamless bowl, bird feeder or bag. If an experienced felter you can try a hat.
|April 21st, 2017||
South Simcoe Arts Council
Holiday Market: The South Simcoe Arts Council in their new Alliston location at 41 Victoria St. E. is a hub of activity and displays. GnR is a member of the Arts council and has some alpaca products there all year. For the holidays season there are many beautiful items to choose from including felted soap, hats, mitts, cat toys, socks and more. Gail will be demonstrating her spinning at various dates through the year. Please come celebrate the season and support your local artisans.
|April 8th, 201710 am||
|March 25th, 2017||
Felting workshop-Huronia Guild
Huronia spinners guild: workshop with Gail from GnR Alpaca Farm
Nuno felting workshop.
|March 4th, 201710 to 4||
Simcoe County Celebration of Arts and Crafts
The Simcoe County Arts and Crafts Association marks its 10th annual celebration. This is a unique event as visitors can see demonstrations of different art and craft forms. It is an opportunity for artists and craftspeople to purchase supplies, many of which are increasingly difficult to find. GnR Alpaca Farm is a vendor there with fleece, batts, roving, yarn, kits and supplies.
|February 4th, 201710 am||
3D Felting workshop Feb.4.2017
Spaces available for our 3D Felting class.
Call to register.
Offered at 10 am and at 1pm.
|December 12th - 13th, 20168am to 5 pm||
Southlake Regional Christmas Vendor
Come see GnR at Southlake Hospital both Monday and Tuesday next to the chapel and Tim Hortons kiosk. We have a couple of new items just in time for your Christmas shopping.
|December 11th, 201610am to 5pm||
Toronto Green Holiday Market
The Great Hall (lower hall) 1087 Queen St. W. Toronto
|December 10th, 201610 am to 4pm||
GnR's Christmas open house
Come see how much fibre has grown. See the alpacas up close, feed them, take a walk in the forest, sip some hot apple cider.
The gift store will be open for any warm Christmas Shopping.
|December 9th, 20169 am to 4:30||
Mackenzie Health: Richmond Hill Hospital
See us in the gift shop at Mackenzie Health Hospital Richmond Hill, ON.
|December 8th, 20165-9pm||
|December 4th, 201610 to 2pm||
Creemore Farmers Market
Creemore Christmas Market
Sunday Dec. 4.2016
|December 3rd, 20169am to 2pm||
Baxter Country Christmas Fair
Living Faith Community Presbyterian Church
206 Murphy Road, Baxter, ON
|December 1st, 20167am to 5pm||
See GnR Alpaca Farm for the Christmas Season gift sale.
We will be there one day only in the Food Court Area.
|November 28th - January 7th, 2016/2017Store hours||
South Simcoe Arts Council Holiday Show and sale
South Simcoe Arts Council is happy to present their holiday show and sale at their new location at 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston for 2016.
Find GnR Alpaca Farms beautiful alpaca products through out the store. Items include felted soap, cat toys, hats, mitts, wristlets and socks. Gail will be in the gallery store Wed. Dec.7, Wed. Dec.14, and Fri. Dec.16 2016 demonstrating her spinning. Please pop in.
|November 26th - 27th, 201610-5 Saturday and 10-4 Sunday ||
|November 19th, 201610am to 4pm||
Roncesvalles UC 2016 Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
Roncesvalles United Church
214 Wright Avenue, Toronto, ON.
|November 12th - 13th, 20169-5pm Saturday and 10-4pm Sunday||
Sugar Plum Fair 2016
The 33rd Annual Sugar Plum Fair and Craft Show.
See us at booth #90 in Jingle Bell Court at the beautiful Nottawasaga Resort, Hwy 89 Alliston.
|November 4th - 5th, 20165-9pm on Friday and 10-4pm on Saturday||
Seasonal Wrapsody 2016
Nottawasaga Handweavers and Spinners present their 6th annual Seasonal Wrapsody. A sale of high quality items made by local artisans.
|October 30th, 20169am to 3pm||
|October 14th - 15th, 20161:00pm to 9:00pm Friday and 10:00am to 5:00pm Saturday||
|October 4th, 201610:00am to 3:00pm||
|October 1st - 2nd, 20169:00am-6:00pm port and 10am-4pm||
|September 24th - 25th, 201610am to 4 pm||
Open House Sept. 2016
GnR Alpaca Farm will be open in conjunction with National Alpaca Farm Days. Come meet the alpacas up close and personal. Feed them, see how the fleece is processed, watch spinning demonstrations, see finished products, and enjoy a visit to the farm. Free
|September 17th, 20169am to 4:30pm||
|September 10th, 20169am to 6pm||
|July 9th, 201610-1 and 1-4||
|July 7th, 201610am to 7pm||
|July 4th, 20162pm||
|June 18th, 201610 am to 3 pm||
|June 11th, 201610-4||
Air & Auto Extravaganza and Craft Market
HANGAR VILLAGE MARKET
Hangar Village Market is a unique outdoor shopping experience, bringing you interesting products through local merchants and talented artisans. Hangar Village Market is for you to enjoy as part of the Air & Auto Extravaganza event experience.
|June 5th, 20161-3pm||
3D wet Felting Workshop
How to design and make a unique 3D seamless hollow object using the wet felting technique and a simple plastic resist. Alpaca fibre with wool accents.
|June 4th, 20168am to 2 pm||
|May 28th, 20169 - 4||
Beeton Honey Festival
Find GnR Alpaca Farm at the Beeton Honey and Garden Festival Saturday May 28, 2016
|May 10th, 20169:30am||
|May 8th, 201610 am||
|May 1st, 20169:30 to 1:30||
Spring Fling - Toronto
St. Anselm's Parish - Spring Fling sale event.
1 MacNaughton Road, Toronto, ON. M4G 3H3
East of Bayview and south of Eglinton.
Come out and support the St. Anselm's Women's Network.
Admission is free, come see us there.
|April 20th, 2016||
|April 18th, 20166:30||
Everett Girl Guides visit
Everett Girl Guides visit to the farm.
Fibre processing, hike and making felted beads.
|April 16th, 20169:00 to 2:00pm||
|April 2nd - 3rd, 201610-3 and 11-4||
|April 1st - May 7th, 2016||
|March 14th - 18th, 201610:00 to 4:00||
Open during March Break - fibre processing demos and animal feeding. Free
|February 20th, 20161:00 to 3:00||
3D Felting workshop
GnR Alpaca presents 3D felting at the Nottawasaga Weavers and Spinners February meeting.
Intro to 3D felting. Bowls and more.
Call the Nottawasaga Spinners and Weavers for details.
At the Gibson Center.
|February 11th, 201611:00-2:00||
Women in Business Luncheon
Women in Business Luncheon
@ Silver Lakes Golf Course.
Come see GnR Alpaca as a guest vendor at this informative luncheon for women in business.
|December 12th, 201510 am to 4 pm||
Christmas Open House
GnR Winter Christmas Open House
Come feel the warmth!
The alpacas fleece is growing!
Farm store is open for holiday shopping: all things warm and fun.
Feed the animals, sip on some hot apple cider.
|December 5th, 201510:00 to 4:00pm||
Living Faith Presbyterian Church
A nice local fair in Baxter Ontario.
|December 4th, 201510:00am to 4:00pm||
Southlake Regional Health Centre
Guest of the gift shop.
|November 27th - 29th, 20156-9 pm Friday, 10-6 Sat. 10-5 Sun.||
christmas @ Blue Mountain
Visit us at the beautiful Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood. Fun for the whole family. Load up the car and head to Blue Mountain Resort for unique Christmas gift shopping and holiday activities.
|November 21st, 201510:00am to 4:00pm||
|November 14th - 15th, 20159:00am to 5:00pm Sat. 10:00am Sunday||
|November 6th - 7th, 2015Fri-6:00pm to 9:00pm Sat 10:00am to 4:00pm||
Presented by The Nottawasaga handweavers and spinners.Show and sale of handmade items by local artisans.
|October 16th - 17th, 2015||
Tara Festival of Crafts
Come see Gn'R in the curling club in Tara,ON with over 170 Craft exhibits.
|October 3rd - 4th, 2015Saturday 9 to 6, Sunday 10 to 4||
|October 1st, 20152:00pm to 7:00pm||
Innisfil Artisan Events
Come see Gn'R Alpaca farm in Innisfil.
|September 26th - 27th, 201510am - 4pm||
|September 18th - 20th, 2015Friday 4:00 - 8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 5:00||
|September 17th, 20152:00pm to 7:00pm||
|September 12th, 2015Gates open at 9:00am||
|June 20th, 201510:00 - 3:00||
|June 13th, 20159:00-2:00||
|May 23rd, 2015||
Shearing day at farm
|April 25th, 20158:30am to 4:00pm||
ELMVALE Maple Syrup Festival
50th Annual Festival.
Please come see all the G N' R alpaca products in the ELMVALE arena.
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Knitting group at GNR
Holly's Sweets knitting group will be visiting GnR Alpaca Farm Tuesday July 3. 2018. Hollys in Barrie will be closed: Happy Birthday Lori from the gang.
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