How cute are alpacas? Answer: very cute. This weekend, Sept. 28-29, marks National Alpaca Farm Days, so take a drive out to one of Connecticut's many alpaca farms to get up close and personal with these adorable furry fellers. Here are your options: Southwind Farms LLC, 223 Morris Town Line Rd., Watertown, (860) 274-9001, southwindfarms.com, open Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; New England Alpacas, 14 Bethke Rd., Killingworth, (860) 663-3482, nealpacas.com, open Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Stillmeadow Farm, 116 Al Harvey Rd., Stonington, (860) 535-0257, stillmeadowalpacasfarm.com, open Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. by appointment. To see other alpaca farms in Connecticut, visit nationalalpacafarmdays.com.
National Alpaca Farm Days