Open House — 2003


On May 3rd and 4th we co-hosted an open house with Trev and Rose-Ann Lewis at Amistoso Llamas in Popkum, BC.

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As the weather was rather threatening with rain showers, all the displays were inside the house.


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On May 10th and 11th the open house was at our farm in Mount Lehman.

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Saturday morning was bright and sunny which was a relief so everything could be displayed out on the sun deck. The first visitors are watching Marie Seabrook demonstrating spinning.




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Rose-Ann Lewis is showing a visitor some of the items made of llama fibre.



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Another visitor is admiring some of Elfrida Lambert’s weaving while she is setting up her loom.




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Elfrida Lambert is ready to start demonstrating the art of weaving.



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A guest is browsing through some of the smaller fibre items and llama cards and paintings.



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Trev Lewis brought his llama chute and decided to demonstrate shearing in the afternoon. Doris Smith and June Steinman cleaned up Driz before he got his haircut.


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Our grandson Graham was fascinated watching Trev setting up his shears.






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Driz was not impressed being in the chute but stood really well once the side was opened .






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Graham and his younger brother Ethan decided that they should haul away the bagged fibre by tying a rope to their tricycle.







The next day . . .


On Monday morning a TV crew arrived to film a segment on the farm. For some reason everyone laughs when I tell them that it is for a program called “Very Odd Jobs”. They tell me that it will be shown on the Learning Channel.

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After they filmed the llamas out in the fields, they photographed Jane setting up the packs on Pizarro.






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Jane walked Pizarro around for a while with his packs on.




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There were all sorts of fibre items still not packed away from the day before so it was easy to find some samples for Jane to explain for the camera.










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