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

2022 Catalog Cover Artist

Susan Due Pearcy has lived in the Agricultural Reserve in Barnesville, Maryland for 27 years and enjoys having sheep grazing next door and fibre artist friends nearby. She is continually inspired in her art and life by the natural beauty of her surroundings and works plein air in oil and pastel and creates her printmaking in Sugarloaf Studio behind her home...

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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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It's only been a little over a month since the 2022 festival, but we are already making plans for our 50th anniversary festival in 2023. If you are interested in applying for a vendor booth at the 2023 festival, we are now accepting new vendor applications online at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/2023-application-for-booth-space-new-vendor/. The deadline for applications is October 1. Photo Credit @philgrout #MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #50th #mdsw2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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If you didn't get a 2022 catalog and are interested in having one, we still have about 50 of them left. There is a $5.00 fee to cover shipping costs. You can order one using the form at sheepandwool.org/purchase-a-catalog/ (be sure to indicate "2022” where it asks for the catalog year), or via PayPal at paypal.me/MdSheepandWool (include “2022 catalog” in the “add a note” field). #mdsw2022 #catalog #lastchancetobuy ... See MoreSee Less
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