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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 ...


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

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One last set of results has been added to our 2021 Virtual Competition Results page, the results of the Sheep & Goat Skillathon. Normally, this is the Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon, but this year the virtual competition was expanded to include adults as well. Thanks go to Susan Schoenian, Sheep & Goat Specialist from the Maryland Extension Small Ruminant Program, for organizing the Skillathon each year.See the results of the Skillathon and all of this year's virtual competitions at ... See MoreSee Less
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Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival
I hear the tote bags may be close to selling out, but we still have 2021 t-shirts, sweatshirts, and more available for online purchase at There are still some 2020 items in stock, too, as well as special sale prices on a few remaining 2019 items. If you are anywhere near Frederick, Maryland, you can even arrange for in-person pick up to save on shipping costs. #mdsw2021 #virtualonlinewoolfestival #whilesupplieslast ... See MoreSee Less
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2021 Festival Gear Now Available

Shop online, or buy in-store at the Sheepman Supply showroom in Frederick, Maryland. Choose from "staying home and staying safe until 2022" t-shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags. posters, and note cards. Your purchases help support the Festival.
Sample of tote bag

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