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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Vendor Update: We've gotten cancellations from Earth Guild and The Spanish Peacock, so we've added two new vendors:

Main Exhibition Hall: C8 - Indian Lake Artisans, LLC from Rochester, MI
Main Exhibition Hall: C10 - The Whispering Woodturner from Suanee, GA

Links to their websites are on our Vendor page
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Here's the menu for out Saturday Shepherds Feast, catered by Smokin Hot Bar and Grille:

Braised 12 Herb Maryland Lamb
Chicken Burgundy
Potato Au Gratin
Grilled Mushrooms & Leeks
Green Bean County Style
Mixed Green Salad
Peach Cobbler
Lemonade, Ice Tea, Water & Coffee

A limited number of tickets will be available at the door, so please order your tickets by April 30th. See our website for details.
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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