On April 1st, 2017 BrightEyes Alpaca Retreat hosted our Open Barn Event, introducing our farm to the community! We had site tours, educational kiosks and charity raffles benefiting 4H of Prince Edward County and FACES food bank. We are proud to be members of the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce and thank them for sponsoring the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Local retailers Evergreen Lavender Farm of Appomattox and A Goode View Alpaca Farm graciously set up retail products, and Maria’s Sweet Creations provided snacks for our attendees. We had an overwhelming response to our invitation and it was a fun day for all!
Raffles with contents contributed by our local merchants were conducted for adults and the “under 10 bunch.” All proceeds from the 10 raffle baskets were donated to local charities: