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Dec
5

Pending COVID-19 Restrictions Come and join us for Our Little World Alpacas Annual “Christmas in the Alpaca Barn” on Saturday, Nov 28 and 29 and Dec 5, 2020. Our alpacas will be in the barn for this event; come and enjoy an up close and personal look at these wonderful peaceful creatures. You are welcome to come and learn how the alpacas live, their temperament, what they eat and if you are lucky some of our friendliest alpacas may try and steal a kiss so have your camera’s ready. Our Farm store will be open if you are looking for unique gifts for family and friends. We feature products hand made from our own alpaca fiber, as well as unique products from Peru. Alpaca is the gift of warmth. Hand knit hats and scarves, Alpaca Bears & Dolls and the warmest socks you will ever own.

Dec
5

December 5th, 2020 Join us for a wonderful shopping experience and opportunity to visit our farm on Saturday, December 5th! Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm will host the Annual Holiday Open House in Preston, Maryland from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. Our retail store offers a wide range of fiber products, apparel and accessories crafted from the luxurious fleece of alpacas, providing an excellent option to purchase gifts of quality. Enjoy strolling the farm and seeing our friendly alpacas! Questions about alpacas? Owners Phil and Vickie will be on hand to answer questions about these lovable creatures and you can even see the animals up close. Don't forget to bring a camera for some great photo opportunities! What can you expect to find in our Farm Store? From blankets to sweaters and accessories to socks, we have a wide selection of products crafted from luxurious alpaca fiber to ensure you will find a gift for anyone on your list. Our premium alpaca yarn, made from the animals right here on the farm, is available in many colors and weights and is 100% Maryland Made. For more information and to plan your visit to Outstanding Dreams Farm, please feel free to contact us by phone at410-829-4492 or (410) 673-2002 or visit our Facebook Page for the latest news and updates. Click here to view some of the festivities and photos from an earlier open house. We look forward to seeing you here! Sincerely, Phil and Vickie Liske Outstanding Dreams Farm 24480 Pinetown RD Preston, MD 21655 Contact: Phil and Vickie Liske Email: pvliske@OutstandingDreamsFarm.com Phone:410-829-4492 or 410-673-2002

Dec
5

Come and see the products that we have for sale and get your Christmas shopping done. You might be able to see alpacas in the pasture. We will be open from 9 am till 3 pm .

Dec
5

We are open for ranch tours on Saturday, December 5. You must pre-purchase tickets on our website as we are limiting the number of people on the ranch at any given time. There are two ties available, 11:00 and 1:00. Roughly a half hour to 45 minutes. Enjoy a family friendly outing and opportunity get close to (and feed) and alpaca. Learn why we raise alpacas - plus a demonstration of spinning. Our gift shop is open so that you can find a unique alpaca or llama related item. All tickets must be purchased online for specified entrance time, and must be redeemed during that time. Please specify "CURBSIDE PICKUP" We will check you in when you arrive at the ranch, no tickets are issued. Wear shoes that are appropriate for the ranch – boots are highly recommended, but at least wear closed toed shoes. Bring your camera! And your smile – we might not be able to see your smile under the mask, but we will know it’s there! No pets allowed. Strollers, baby carriers, walkers and canes are safe to use on the ranch, but please remember that this is working ranch with uneven surfaces. ALL guests who enter the farm must pay for admission. Children 3 and under are free. No in and out privileges. Face coverings are required for all staff and visitors except children age 2 and under at all times. Please maintain a six-foot distance between your group and others. There are a limited number of reservations available per day/time. Bio-contaminants – please do not wear any clothes or shoes that have been around other livestock. You may be carrying bacteria or parasites that can be harmful to our animals.

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Guernsey Goat Breeders of America

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American Kiko Goat Association

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New Jersey Alpaca Community

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Maine Alpaca Association

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