Depending on how many people want to attend, we can car pool or we can meet at the fairgrounds. Plan on leaving Alexandria at 9:00am. I think it is approximately 45 minutes to get there. Depending on how much fun it is and how much time we need to shop, we can get lunch and come back in the afternoon. THE 41st ANNUAL MARYLAND SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL SATURDAY MAY 3 and SUNDAY MAY 4, 2014 ☼ The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is sponsored by the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association, Inc., a non-profit organization. The Festival's purpose is to educate the public about sheep and wool. The Festival is organized and conducted by volunteers from the sheep breeding and fiber arts communities.