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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Note from the office: Sheep show premium checks were mailed yesterday. The Fleece Sale, Auction, and Sheep to Shawl committees turned in their paperwork yesterday, so those checks are now in the works. ... See MoreSee Less

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Results of the 2015 Skein & Garment Competition are now available on our website.
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The 2015 Sheep Show results have been updated to our website. Congratulations to Ethan Kennedy, winner of Supreme Champion Ram; Ramona Butt, winner of Supreme Champion Ewe, and Steve & Terry Mendenhall, winner of Supreme Fleece.
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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