Llama show coming in October

Published 6:16 pm Friday, August 19, 2022

The Midwest Llama Association’s annual llama show, Llamapalooza 2022, will be held on Oct. 1-2 at the Mower County Fair Grounds in the Crane Pavilion.

This year’s two-day event is themed “Family Game Night-Game On” and features obstacle courses with game themes, backyard games to play  and decorations. Game-themed photo  backgrounds are available and will provide an opportunity for great photos. There are going to be vendors selling Llama Bean Coffee, Llama t-shirts made to order, and much more.

Llamapalooza has created a public relations opportunity. LlamAbilities will partner llamas with individuals with different abilities on Sept 30. Each year a different group of individuals in the community with varying abilities will be chosen to participate.

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This year’s participants are youth with emotional behavior disorders living in Mower and Olmsted counties. Mower and Olmsted County 4-H Llama Program youth and adults, and Midwest Llama Association members will be volunteering with participants to learn about, interact, and complete a game-themed obstacle course with llamas and alpacas.