Special Thanks

With gratitude to:

First and foremost, the hundreds of volunteers who make the Festival a success

Maryland Agricultural Fair Board for its continuing financial support. See the board members.

Howard County Fair Board for their ongoing cooperation regarding use of the Howard County Fairgrounds throughout the year

Bob and Charlotte Dinsmore and the staff at Sheepman Supply for managing all facets of our online store, from managing the website to packing and shipping orders, and for going above and beyond the call of duty to meet the demand for Festival merchandise during the 2020 and 2020 virtual festivals. Your support is truly appreciated!

David Ashton and his staff at Ashton Design of Baltimore, Maryland for the catalog cover and poster designs

Howard County Office of Tourism and Promotion for their help and encouragement in promoting the Festival

Mr. Trawitz for donating sheepskin slippers for the Maryland Sheep & Wool Ambassador.

Howard County Police Department for Traffic Control

Boy Scout Troop 1023 from Monrovia, MD for parking assistance

West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department and Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services for providing First Aid services

Dayton 4-H Club for cleaning the sheep pens after the Festival

The American Lamb Board for funding our lamb promotion activities

Warm up for the Festival with Winterfest 2023!

Two days of virtual spinning, knitting, and felting classes on January 28 and 29.

Registration opens November 19.

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Announcing the second annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Winterfest, two days of virtual fiber arts seminars, on Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29, 2023. Topics covered include felting, spinning and knitting (one of the knitting classes is also suitable for crochet) and instructors include Jillian Moreno, Kristen Walsh, Maggie Casey, Kira Dulaney, Alasdair Post-Quinn, and Esther Rodgers. View the complete schedule at sheepandwool.org/winterfest-2023/.Registration opens tomorrow, Saturday, November 19 at 1:00 pm ET at www.lessonface.com/sheepandwool. Complete class descriptions will be available at that time. #MDSW #winterfest2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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Don't forget - The deadline to submit teaching proposals for the 2023 Festival is July 15.The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a teaching proposal. If you are interested in offering a seminar, class, or lecture at the 2023 Festival, please use the Online Proposal Form at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/request-for-proposals-2023-fiber-arts-seminars/.#MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #mdsw2023 #fiberartseminars ... See MoreSee Less
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Reminder - The deadline to submit teaching proposals for the 2023 Festival is July 15.The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a teaching proposal. If you are interested in offering a seminar, class, or lecture at the 2023 Festival, please use the Online Proposal Form at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/request-for-proposals-2023-fiber-arts-seminars/.#MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #mdsw2023 #fiberartseminars ... See MoreSee Less
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