Fun Facts About 2019

  • We estimate weekend attendance between 15,300-18,500 people.
  • Attendance on Saturday was almost exactly the same as last year.
  • Rain on Sunday (including a flash flood watch) definitely kept some folks home.
  • There were 631 sheep entered in the sheep shows with 55 more sheep in the Breed Display barn.
  • The Fleece Show & Sale had 911 fleeces entered by 173 exhibitors from 17 states, representing 36 different breeds of sheep. About 46-47,000 pounds of wool changed hands in the sale, with 343 buyers from 31 states + Canada taking home fleeces.
  • The Skein & Garment Competition had 278 entries in the form of yarn and finished articles from 106 different exhibitors.
  • Almost 800 students participated in our Fiber Arts Workshops.

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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