Alpaca farms invite public this weekend

In celebration of National Alpaca Farm Days, members of the Alpaca Breeders Co-op of the Greater Tri-Cities are opening their farms to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. You will be able to pet the fuzzy critters, see their wool spun and woven and buy clothing and other items made from the yarn.

Participating farms are:

-- Kennewick -- Sandollar Alpacas, 2001 S. Washington.

-- Richland -- Yakima River Alpacas at 1515 Jones Road.

-- Benton City -- Tres Aguas Alpacas, 57803 E. Badger Road; Gentle Treasure Alpacas, 23406 E. Kennedy Road N.E.; and Enchanted Acres Ranch Alpacas, 42901 North River Road.

-- Prosser -- Sage Bluff Alpacas, 8401 S. Steele Road.

For more information about National Alpaca Farm Days and alpacas go to tri-citiesalpacas.com or alpacainfo.com..