Shear good time

Hugo and Finlee Callen get as close as possible to a recently shorn alpaca on Alpaca Sheering Day in April. —Lisa Vanderhoop

Ever wanted to feel the furry fuzz of an Island alpaca? Get up-close and personal this Saturday, April 28, at Island Alpaca for the 11th annual shearing day. Learn about the fleece-to-fiber transition, and the benefits of alpaca ownership. Refreshments and door prizes. Entry fee is $5. For more information, call 508-693-5554. Island Alpaca is located at 1 Head of the Pond Road in Oak Bluffs.