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Free Lamb Tasting Event

If you like lamb – or have never tasted lamb – stop by the Frederick County Sheep Breeders Assoc ...

Using Bluefaced Leicester Fiber: Demonstration

As part of the National Bluefaced Leicester Show at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, the Blue ...

JC26 Fair Isle Techniques and Design Your Own Cowl Workshop with Tanis Gray

Have you been wanting to learn to knit with multiple colors? In this Fair Isle Techniques and Design ...

JF31 Finger Knitting with Kellie Nuss

No needles? No problem! Come and learn the most basic kind of knitting. On your own fingers! Kellie ...

Knit-Along for Charity

We are pleased to announce our first-ever Knit-Along for charity, which we hope will become an annua ...

Maryland Make It With Wool Fashion Show

Come see wool garments made by participants in the Maryland Make It With Wool Competition. Pictur ...

Common Ground on the Hill Musicians

Join musicians Walt Michael & Co., the Martin Family Band, and Port Righ from Common Ground on t ...

Walt Michael & Company

Considered to be a virtuoso of tremendous influence in the revival of the hammered dulcimer, Walt Mi ...

Slim Harrison

For over 40 years, Slim Harrison has performed at schools and festivals, hoedowns & throwdowns a ...

Rob Caruthers & Friends

Robbie Caruthers is a master of Old Time Fiddle. No one has played more regional festivals and event ...

Port Righ

Featuring Celtic harp, bagpipes, and English concertina, the distinctive duo Port Righ also incorpor ...

Martin Family Band

The Martin Family Band has an unmistakable signature sound that draws on the traditions of Old Time ...

Maggie’s Music

Maggie Sansone brings a unique beauty and vision to her new compositions and the ancient music of th ...

Saturday Shepherds Feast

It’s Saturday night at the Festival, you’re tired, hungry and need to relax. Back by popular dem ...

Auction of Club Lambs

Do you want to win a blue ribbon at your county fair? This is a great opportunity to purchase good q ...

Auction of Spinning and Weaving Equipment

Have a loom or spinning wheel you’re no longer using? Looking for a new challenge instead? Now’s ...

All Breeds Sheep Show & Sale

Our Ewe Show & Sale returns this year with some important changes. In addition to yearling ewes, ...

Fleece Show & Sale

The Fleece Show & Sale has been a mainstay of the Festival since the very beginning over 40 year ...

Silent Auction of Fleece Show Special Award Winners

Special Award winners from the Fleece Show & Sale will be sold by Silent Auction from 9 a.m. to ...

Sheep Shows

Saturday, May 7, 2016 Saturday Morning Ring 1 Border Leicester Karakul National Bluefaced Leice ...

Lamb Cooking Demonstrations

Our lamb cooking demonstrations will be held this year in the Festival Farm Market. That way, once y ...

Sheep Breeds Display

A rare opportunity to view over thirty different breeds of sheep in one place. Breeders will explain ...

Sheep Shearing Demonstrations

The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is pleased to have Emily Chamelin Hickman of Westminster, Mar ...

Spin-In

Bring your spinning wheel, spindle, or charka and join our fun and FREE gathering of fiber enthusias ...

Working Sheepdog Demonstrations

The Working Sheepdog Demonstrations at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival are always a crowd fav ...

Mamie Francis Blanket Competition

Mamie Francis was a weaver of small blankets or lap robes. She is remembered by her husband, daughte ...

JF30 God’s Eye with Barbara Volk

The God’s Eye is a yarn weaving joined with a spiritual object.  The Ojo de Dios is woven with wo ...

JF32 Needle Tapestry Bracelet with Barbara Volk

Learn the traditional art of tapestry weaving on a small scale by creating a bracelet with a button ...

JF33 Exploring Simple Spinning with Bonnie Butler

You don’t need a wheel to spin!  All over the world, in different places and at different times, ...

JF34 Exploring Simple Spinning with Bonnie Butler

You don’t need a wheel to spin!  All over the world, in different places and at different times, ...

JF35 Quick to Knit with Kellie Nuss

Start a lifetime of fun by learning the basics of knitting. Age 7+. Limit 12 students. Class fee: ...

JF36 Quick to Crochet with Kellie Nuss

Learn the basics of crochet as you make a small book mark. Age 7+. Limit 12 students. Class fee: ...

Storytelling For All Ages with Tim Livengood

Tim Livengood is a storyteller since way back, learning from vinyl LPs on a record player. He is tha ...

Ongoing Fiber Arts Demonstrations

You are invited to visit the Rabbit Barn any time between 9:00 a.m. and noon and between 1:00 and 4: ...

Club Lamb Show & Sale

The Club Lamb Show & Sale is where club lambs weighing between 45 and 100 pounds are judged and ...

Fine Arts Competition

This art competition is intended to encourage artists to participate in the Festival with their entr ...

Grand Lamb Cookoff

Enter your favorite lamb recipe in Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival’s Grand Lamb Cook-Off. Divi ...

Junior Spinning Contest

The Junior Spinning Contest is for anyone under the age of 18 who has attempted the art of spinning. ...

Lamb Carcass & Performance Contest

The purpose of the lamb carcass and performance contest is to recognize producers of superior lambs; ...

Sheep Photo Contest

This contest is intended to encourage photographers to explore the beauty of sheep and other wool pr ...

Sheep Poster Contest

The Sheep Poster Contest allows contestants age 18 and under to enter posters on the subjects of bre ...

Skein & Garment Competition

This competition features a wide range of items handcrafted by spinners, knitters, weavers, crochete ...

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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