Month: November 2013


We hope you have an absolutely wonderful Thanksgiving!  This time of year can get so busy and hectic for everyone, and we are no exception.  Still, at the heart of all the hustle and bustle, is the need to be connected with those we love and care about.  We hope you are spending this wonderful Read More »

Time to Deck These Halls!

It’s all things holiday around here as we come ever closer to the Open House on December 7th. In our post on Wednesday, we discussed the ThorpeWood Christmas tree – the focal point of our holiday decor here at the Lodge. And speaking of our holiday decor, consider this an invitation to come be part Read More »

Getting Ready for the Open House

As we move closer to our Open House – on December 7th – we have begun preparing for the centerpiece of our festivities:  the ThorpeWood Christmas tree!  Anyone who has been to our Open Houses remembers the trees of years past. We always have an impressively large, beautiful Christmas tree right as you walk into Read More »


It is almost time for one of our favorite community events – the 14th Annual Holiday Open House!  That’s right – 14th – who can believe that we have been doing this for that long?  Our Open House has become a holiday tradition for so many members of our community.  It honestly doesn’t feel like Read More »

Ruut and Luke Brindley at ThorpeWood

Thank you to everyone who made it out to ThorpeWood on Sunday afternoon for our fantastic concert featuring Ruut and Luke Brindley.  We promised it would be an afternoon to remember, and we didn’t disappoint!  Many came to spend that wonderful time with us and to help us raise money to support ThorpeWood – thank Read More »

Feeling Grateful

In November, our thoughts always turn to gratitude.  It is so nice to see people posting daily about the things they are thankful for and to know that people are feeling grateful at this time of the year.  We certainly feel grateful, here at ThorpeWood.  We are so honored to serve the members of our Read More »

A Soil Judging Awards Banquet

On October 23rd, ThorpeWood was pleased to be the site of the awards banquet for the Northeast Regional Soil Judging contest.  If you are not familiar with this effort, read this great profile on the event, recently published by the Frederick News Post. The Soil Judging contest had participants from the University of Maryland, Penn Read More »

Frederick Children’s Chorus

We hope you all had a wonderful Halloween yesterday.  Halloween is such a fantastic day for kids – all of the planning that goes into those costumes and then the thrill of dressing up and securing copious amounts of sweets!  It is truly a night to remember for children everywhere. ThorpeWood has a soft spot Read More »