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Fiber Arts Demonstrations

You are invited to visit the “virtual” Rabbit Barn during the festival this year. Join these liv ...

Free Keynote Lecture: Intentional Empathy by Cecelia Nelson-Hurt

Empathy is our ability to put ourselves in the shoes of others and to understand what another person ...

Maryland Make It With Wool Fashion Show

We have a virtual fashion show for 2021! See wool garments made by participants in the 2020 Marylan ...

Njörðr’s Wanderers, a Viking Age Living History Group

Njörðr's Wanderers is an evidenced-based living history group. Their guiding principle is to prese ...

Sheep Shearing Demonstrations

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

Sheepdog Demonstrations

The Sheepdog Demonstrations at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival are always a crowd favorite. F ...

Spin-In

We will have virtual spin-in for 2021! We're planning an exciting three hours this year. Events wil ...

Proposals for 2022 Fiber Arts Seminars now being accepted

We are now accepting proposals for fiber arts seminars to be held in conjunction with the 49th Annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, which will take place in person on May 7 & 8, 2022 in West Friendship, Maryland. Many seminars will be held Wednesday-Friday of the week leading up to the festival; all seminars will be held in person. The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a proposal.

Submit your proposal(s) here.

The deadline to submit a proposal is July 15.…

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