Dedicated to promoting sheep, goats, lambs, and sheep & goat related activities in Maryland


Feel free to contact any of the Board Members and Committees

2023-2024 Board of Directors


All members are encouraged to assist with something during the year.


Website Development: Donald Huscha

Event Committees

More information about each Event is in the Events section of the website.

Sheepman Supply Open House:

Second Saturday in February: discounts on supplies, free pancake breakfast


Spring & Fall Farm Tours:

Debra Drake (Tweedside Farm).  Held on a Sunday afternoon in April and October.

Rose Hill Manor Easter Egg Roll:

April, the Saturday before before Easter Sunday.

Rose Hill Farm Museum Open Houses:

Spring Open House, in April; and Fall Open House in early October.

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival:

First full weekend in May: Many members volunteer, many show sheep & show fleeces, some members have vendor booths.

Youth Skillathon at MS&WF:

Summer Picnic at a member’s farm:

Sunday afternoon, around the third Sunday in June.

In-The-Streets Festival:

Frederick City, the 2nd. Saturday in September.   Many hand spinner members provide demonstrations and sell their products.

The Great Frederick Fair – mid September:

Many folks are involved. Barbara Mullen (Little Creek Farm) is the Open Class Sheep Superintendent
4-H Fitting and Showing Awards at the County Fair: Patricia Sanville and Karren Sowell
4-H Supreme Champion Bred & Owned Ram and Bred & Owned Ewe Awards: Patricia Sanville and Karren Sowell
Premier Exhibitor Wool Breeds Award – Premier Exhibitor Meat Breeds Award: open to Frederick County Residents, or Members of the FCSB.
Shepherds Lead and Decorated Lamb Event and Awards: Stephanie Ransom (Lilac Ridge) and Charlotte Dutton (Blue Rock Farm), plus judges for each event.

Annual Dinner – 

Master of Ceremony:   Dahl Drenning (Lock’s View Farm)

Shepherd of the Year Award:  Committee of prior recipients of the Award.

Door Prizes for the Annual Dinner:  Charlotte Dutton (Blue Rock Farm)
Pete Creamer Memorial Shearing Scholarship: Emily Chamelin