Baltimore Folk Music Society


BFMS Picnic

BFMS picnic

Sunday, September 15th from 12-5:

Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center in Parkton, MD.

Charcoal will be provided for the grills. BFMS will also supply all ingredients for yummy s'mores. Bring a picniclunch, and something to grill if you wish. Jamming, Frisbee, storytelling, singing, juggling, games, nature walks, all may spontaneously happen. In case of slightly inclement weather, there's an indoor venue. In case of severe, check the website for cancellation notice. There's no charge but we do appreciate your donations to help us cover costs. Suggested donation is $2 per person and $5 per family. Please help spread the word.

For questions or to volunteer contact Diane at
In addition to a very large grill, BFMS will have access to a fire circle and a Gaga pit!
Large playing fields for frisbee, softball, etc.
Juggling demos and lessons will be available for all! Or join a singing circle, an Old Time jam, or storytelling circle. We will have access to a kitchen. Dozens of picnic table are under a large white canopy, so weather will not be a problem. Bring a picnic and be prepared for a terrific day with old friends and new!

Geneses Valley Outdoor Learning Center is located in northern Baltimore County, just 25 minutes north of Baltimore City and about 8 minutes south of the Pennsylvania border.

– I-83 to Exit 31 (Middletown Rd)
– From the South, turn Left off of the ramp at the 3-way stop onto Middletown Rd
(From the North, veer Right off of the ramp onto Middletown Rd)
– Continue down Middletown Rd for approximately 2.5 miles
– Turn Left on Rayville Rd (before Wally’s Store/BP Gas)
– Continue down Rayville Rd less that a half mile
– Entrance is on Left at 1717 Rayville Rd

Visitor Parking and Drop-Off is down the driveway on the left

Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center
1717 Rayville Rd
Parkton, MD 21120