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

2016 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to 2016 Cover Art Competition Winner Maria Victoria Savka of Pittsford, NY. Honorable mentions went to Mary Jeanne Coles of Union Bridge MD, Nathan Loda of Vienna VA, Jamison Odone of LaVale MD, and Debbie Lynn Zwiebach of Pasadena MD.


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Thank you to the Liberty Bell Knitting Guild of Philadelphia, PA for for sending us a generous donation check. They say the festival is a highlight of their year and their members "flock" to the event (pun intended). ... See MoreSee Less

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These are the hard-working folks who volunteer behind the scenes to make the festival happen. ... See MoreSee Less

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It tells you what kind of weekend we had when the lost and found ended up with both a raincoat and a floppy sunhat. Message me if you lost something and I will check and see if we have it. ... 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