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Looking Through Another Lens

The pictures in this blog post are from the Bambeco blog. You know the feeling you get when you overhear someone speaking about you?  Or read an opinion of you that someone else has written and shared?  It is that

Posted in EAL, Events, Head Start, Meetings, Nature Preserve, Weddings

Looking Forward to a Wonderful Year

Are you or someone you know planning a wedding in the coming months? If so, we hope that Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood is on the list for consideration for this important celebration. We still have some prime dates open in

Posted in 10K, 5K, Barn Dance, Events, Meetings, Trail Run, Weddings

Countdown to the Open House

ThorpeWood’s Open House is this Saturday, December 6, from 3 pm to 8 pm in our Lodge, and preparations are in full swing.  Tree decorating, decking our halls, and preparing to host you – our friends and supporters – for

Posted in Events, Holiday Open House

The ThorpeWood Tree

We are getting closer and closer to the day that we cut down the tree that will adorn our Lodge for the Open House.  The picture you see is our tree as it exists now, growing in the wild!  Isn’t

Posted in Events, Holiday Open House, Nature Preserve

Holiday Open House

This year marks the 15th year for our Annual Holiday Open House!  This free event is one of the highlights of the year – not just for us, but for so many of you who have made this part of

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Things That Make Frederick the Best

It seems like Frederick has appeared on a lot of “Best Places” lists over the past few years.  Recently, it made Movoto’s list of the 10 Best Counties in America, and if you live here or have ever visited, you

Posted in Barn Dance, EAL, Events, Meetings, Nature Preserve

Barn Dance!

Yes!  The time has come again for the ThorpeWood Barn Dance. This year it will be on September 26th from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The band Strings on Wings will be providing the music, and light snacks and hot

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Race Results!

Thanks to everyone who made our 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails 10K Run/5K Run/Walk such a success!  We had 182 participants this year who came out to support the youth programs of the Frederick YMCA. We raised about $2500 to help

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Less Than Two Weeks

Yes, you read that correctly! There are less than two weeks to go until the 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails 10K/5K Run/Walk to support the YMCA’s youth program use of ThorpeWood and its programming.  We are really hoping to increase our

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And Now, A Word About Our Sponsors

With the August 31st event date drawing ever nearer, our excitement for the 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails event continues to grow.  We have told you how vital this event is – our only fundraiser – to our ability to continue

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