Month: August 2013

Some Information For Race Day

Well, the time has finally arrived.  The Trail Run is this Sunday, September 1st – if we have a serious downpour that doesn’t seem to be going away, the race will be postponed until the next morning, Monday, September 2nd.  If the weather is questionable, please with call 301-271-2823 by 7 a.m. for a race Read More »

Swing Your Partner – It’s A Barn Dance!

Mark your calendars, friends!  On October 11th, we are hosting a Barn Dance.  The second annual Barn Dance to be accurate.  Last year’s event was so much fun, we decided to do it again.  The Speakeasy Boys will be here playing the tunes and calling the dances. BYOB, light snacks will be provided.  Should be Read More »

A Race With Many Winners

In just over a week, the sixth annual ThorpeWood Trails 5K Fun Walk/10K Run will be just a memory.  We have had such wonderful participation so far – our registrations on are reaching new heights every day – but we would love to see more of you come on out and support such a Read More »

School Bells Ring Again

Today is the first day of school for students across Frederick County.  We couldn’t help feeling a bit nostalgic today, here at ThorpeWood, for the friends that we spent our summer with.  We met, bonded, and shared memorable experiences with school age youth from Frederick County non-profits: YMCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and United Way’s Summer Read More »

Volunteering at ThorpeWood

Inspiration.  Dedication.  Giving. Inspiration that leads to a dedication to giving. We are talking today about volunteers.  Every non-profit needs and depends on them.  Non-profits are historically understaffed but determined to serve their community and mission.  ThorpeWood is no exception – and our loyal volunteers help us in so many ways. What is it that Read More »

ThorpeWood As A Classroom

On this blog, we’ve talked about the many ways that the glorious property of ThorpeWood has been used by our community  — as a natural playground for children, an elegant wedding site for couples, and this past week, as a classroom for graduate students from Johns Hopkins University. The graduate students were utilizing regional resources Read More »

Star Gazing

Star gazing.  It is something that many DC/Baltimore area residents have to forego, the light from these major metropolitan cities, and the countless smaller cities and towns that surround them, can make true star gazing almost an impossibility in certain areas of this region. But not at ThorpeWood. The way our property is situated, it Read More »