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Old Time Weekend

Please join Harold Maurer and Jason Miller and Cuch for a weekend of old time music. We have reserved a beautiful spot in Brunswick between the C & O Canal and the Potomac River.
  • Music jams Friday evening through Sunday morning.
  • Camping out Friday night and Saturday night. 
  • Community potluck dinner and dance on Saturday night.
  • Daytime recreation including hiking and biking and kayaking.
  • Fall asleep to the sounds trains jostling back and forth!
  • Bring your fiddles, banjos, guitars, mandolins, and standup basses. 
  • Provide your own tent, awning, chairs, food, drinks, cook stove, utensils.
  • Use the public bathrooms & showers. Pay for ice, fire wood, bikes, kayaks.
When? Last weekend of September 2017: Fri Sep 29 + Sat Sep 30 + Sun Oct 1.

Contact us! Please let us know you are coming. Please email us at FrederickOldTime@gmail.com. Please share this page's tiny URL (http://bit.do/asIsay) or this site's general URL (OldTimeFrederick.org). 

Reservations. RV sites require a reservation. RV pads cost about $50 per night. RV sites offer water and electricity. Please call t
he Brunswick Family Campground and tell them you want to join the music event. Area D would be closest to the most music. For tent campers, we reserved Area G and more. We request that tent campers let us know you are coming and make a donation on site. 

The Brunswick Family Campground is between the C& O Canal and the Potomac River near the CSX railroad tracks. 
We have reserved tent camping spaces for 100 people. Please register with us. There are parking spaces near the camping areas but cars cannot park right next to tents. There are RV sites available with electric hookups; please contact us or Brunswick Family Campground to reserve an RV site. There is a bath house with showers. The Campground has bikes and kayaks for rent. The Campground sells fire wood and ice by the bag. Three pavilions are available. The Campground expects quiet overnight.

The City of 
Brunswick is in Frederick County Maryland USA. The location is accessible by hike or bike or horse, MARC train, BTS bus, boat, or car. 
The campground The C & O Canal is a National Historic Park whose towpath is now a long bike path from Washington DC through Cumberland and on to Pittsburgh. Brunswick is full of trains. The train museum (Heritage Museum) is a few blocks from the tracks. The Brunswick Line of the MARC train from Washington DC to Martinsburg WV stops here. The Railroad Days festival is downtown every October. The BBQ Throwdown is in March.

Nearby is the Beans in the Belfry cafe, home of our Old Time Jam every 1st and 3rd Sunday. The cafe is in a beautiful old church building. It serves coffee, ice cream, beer, and local food. Also, Railroader's Coffee is a few blocks east. The Smoketown Brewing Station is in a converted old firehouse and lets you order from King's Pizza next door. The Potomac Street Grill can handle meat lovers and vegetarians. The Moose Lodge serves weekend pancakes breakfast at 4th & Potomac. The American Legion post 96 at the Maple Street railroad crossing hosts country music on Fridays.

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The Brunswick Family Campground after some old time jamming.

Brunswick Maryland USA

Brunswick is in Frederick County Maryland on the Potomac River near the cities of Harper's Ferry West Virginia and Lovettsville Virginia.

Help us make this a fun retreat for people who love to hear, play, or dance to Old Time acoustic music. Please enforce family-friendly behavior. We don't want rude, offensive, or drunken behavior. We don't want to hear amplified music, electric instruments, or loudness overnight. We want to welcome EVERYONE who wants to participate.