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BWS Annual Member Gathering - Luncheon & Plein Air

  • 19 May 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Elkridge Furnace Inn, 5745 Furnace Ave., Elkridge, MD 21075
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  • All BWS members are invited to the luncheon and paint out event with unlimited guests

Registration is closed

Paint the Patapsco and Luncheon at Historic Elkridge Furnace Inn

5745 Furnace Ave., Elkridge, MD 21075

Thursday, May 19, 2022, 10AM - 4PM

You are invited to join us for an outdoor Spring Event, replacing our 2022 Annual Dinner!  

Come to socialize with BWS Artists and Friends.

Enjoy lunch outdoors in a gorgeous tent and soak in the beauty!

There are twelve acres of vista, gardens, and the Patapsco River. Bring your easel and your own supplies -- plein air painting is encouraged! Feel free to just sketch if you like. You might want to take photographs of the views to inspire future paintings, or just join us for lunch at 12: 30pm.

BWS is partially subsidizing this special event. Join us and Plan to stay all day! 

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022


  • Doors open at 9:45am
  • Check-in at tent at 10am
  • Lunch, served at 12:30pm
  • Paint out ends at 3:45pm
  • We must vacate the premises by 4pm

Cost: $35 each - Members and Guests

Registration deadline is May 10. No refunds after May 10.

Register and pay online 


Seasonal Menu

(Menu below can be adjusted if unforeseen circumstances dramatically affect the price of food.)

Breakfast Bite

Little Lemon Thyme Cakes and Fruit Boats

Chef Prepared "Farm to Table" boxed Lunch

Whole Grain Croissant with Chicken Salad

Greens of the Moment Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Chef’s Macedoine Potato Salad (turnips, potatoes, carrots, and peas in a bechamel with Dijon

(Note: A vegetarian boxed lunch can be provided with advanced notice.)

Beverage Station – Throughout our scheduled time
at Elkridge Furnace Inn

Coffee, Hot Tea, Lemonade, Iced Herbal Tea

Event Protocol:

  • Per Howard County Law: Smoking is prohibited in all Buildings, Event Tents, Porches, and Balconies and within 25 feet of all historic structures and building entrances. 
  • No alcohol can be brought onto or consumed within the Elkridge Furnace Inn Complex Property. Alcohol found on the property that was not provided by the caterer, can be confiscated. 
  • No outside food or beverages. Reminder the beverage station is open all day.

Download flier for event here

Download 25 Supplies for Plein Air - if you are new to plein air painting


Elkridge Furnace Inn
5745 Furnace Ave., Elkridge, MD 21075

Download Driving directions here.

Online payments can be made with a Credit Card. Although BWS prefers on-line payments, you may make out a check to Baltimore Watercolor Society and mail it to:

Karen Schuster
6612 Towering Oak Path
Columbia, MD 21044

Questions should be directed to Karen Schuster. 

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