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What's Up in Lansing: International Alpaca Fest


Annual Michigan International Alpaca Fest at Summit Sports Complex. Fun fact: did you know there are almost 9,000 alpacas in the state of Michigan? If not, maybe it’s time to check out what all the buzz is about. This weekend, come to the 22nd Annual Michigan International Alpaca Fest at Summit Sports Complex. It is free for the public, and there will be two shows performed at the festival. On Saturday, the Halter show and the Walking Fleece show begin in the morning, with youth shows following lunch. On Sunday, there are Halter classes. A silent auction begins on Saturday morning also. So, whether you are an animal lover, an aficionado for good entertainment or just love some good alpaca sweaters, stop by the Alpaca Fest this weekend! 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday. Free. Summit Sports Complex, 9410 Davis Hwy, Dimondale. (989) 615-2107, lansing.org/event/22nd-annual-michigan-international-alpaca-fest/14419/.


Charlotte Yoga Club. Beginner to intermediate. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $5 annually. AL!VE, 800 W. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte. (517) 285-0138, charlotteyoga.net.

Juggling. Learn how to juggle. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St., East Lansing. (517) 371-5119.


Auditions for Broke-ology. Email or call for more information. 1:30-3:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 775-4246, ixiontheatre.com.


Lansing Area Sunday Swing Dance. 6 p.m. $8 dance, $10 dance and lesson. The Lansing Eagles, 4700 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 490-7838.


Catstravaganza. Celebrate the arts and our furry friends in art, dance and theater. 1-3 p.m. FREE. Jackson School of the Arts, 634 N. Mechanic St., Jackson. jacksonarts.org.

Photography of Julie Turner. Opening reception with live jazz. 1-4 p.m. FREE. Neighborhood Empowerment Center, 600 W. Maple St., Lansing. (517) 372-5980, glhc.org.


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