The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is one of the largest festivals of its kind celebrating all things sheep, from hoof to handwoven.

2015 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to 2015 Cover Art Competition Winner Ida Faraghan of Cinnaminson, NJ. Honorable mentions went to Evie Baskin of Chestertown, MD; Clare Margaret Douglas of Harrisburg, PA; Patricia Powell Kessler of Silver Spring, MD; and Alison L. Baker, of York Haven, PA.


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Announcing the 2016 Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Cover Art Competition! Grand Prize of $1000 and up to four $100 Honorary Mention awards. Deadline is November 1, 2015. Visit our website for more information and to see a gallery of past winners. ... See MoreSee Less

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Note from the office: Auction checks were mailed yesterday, Fleece Sale checks will be mailed in batches for the next week or so. ... See MoreSee Less

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All producers from Maryland and the surrounding states are welcome to bring wool to the pool. Volunteers are also needed ... a unique and educational experience is guaranteed! ... See MoreSee Less

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  • " Lots of animals to pet, sheepdog trials to watch, music, fairground food, shearing demonstrations, storytelling, wool spinning demos - fascinating, and it's outdoors, so the kids can be as loud as they want. "

    Anita W.Silver Spring, MD
  • " The festival is a great coming together of rural America. There is so much livestock, wool, yarn & southern food here, it's amazing. "

    Manasi K.Seattle, WA
  • " If you have any love whatsoever of sheep, wool, fleece, fiber, or anything to do with knitting, weaving, or spinning, then this is the festival for you. "

    Wayne B.Charlotte, NC