Blueberry Farm Alpacas, LLC, in conjunction with National Alpaca Open Farm Days, invites the public to visit its family-run alpaca farm on Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visitors to this early 1800s farm will enjoy watching the Abby and John Fitzgerald’s herd of 27 Huacaya Alpacas grazing in pastures with the islands of Penobscot Bay and Ragged Mountain in the background.

Intelligent and inquisitive, alpaca are known for naturally warm, strong, breathable and durable, luxuriously soft fiber. Some of the 20 natural alpaca fleece colors can be seen in the yarn, roving and fleeces from the farm’s herd. Hand-knitted items, as well as imported products, will be on display and available for sale.

Dan Johnson, well-known saltwater fly-tier of 20 years, will demonstrate how to use alpaca fiber to tie both warm-water and saltwater flies from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Dona Lounsbury, Stitches in Time, will show her felted menagerie of alpaca fiber farm animals as well as other fun felted items. Marieta Wheaton, drum carder extraordinaire, will give demonstrations during the day on Saturday and Sunday. There will also be a fun selection of Bully Woolies, The Knit Kit in a Box Company, for visitors to choose from. Bolgatanga Baskets woven in Ghana, West Africa, by the indigenous Frafra people, will be on sale to help carry purchases home.

Blueberry Farms is located at 170 Melvin Heights Rd.