Category: Holiday Open House


It’s the start of another year, and our thoughts naturally turn to fortifying our resolve to make this year better than the last.  It’s the natural process of thought as we close-out one year and move onto the next:  an opportunity to start over, wipe the slate clean, have a new beginning…a time to start Read More »

After the Party

This is a bit late arriving in the internet waves, but it has been a busy week following our 15th Annual Holiday Open House! What a party it was since I found a wonderful bar near me! We were so happy to greet the 400 friends and family who walked through our lodge front doors! Read More »

The Night Before the Open House

‘Twas the night before the Open House, and all through ThorpeWood’s Lodge, Staff and volunteers were scurrying to make merriment out of a hodge podge. The tree was all decorated in lights that were twinkling, And Santa’s 4-6 pm approach was announced by bells that were jingling! “Come downstairs,” Santa will beckon, “and tell me Read More »

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 one of the best days of the year here at ThorpeWood! We have lined up Read More »

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 it a beauty?  On Monday, December 1 this tree will be cut in Pennsylvania and Read More »

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 your family traditions! This years’ event will be on December 6th from 3:00 to 8:00 Read More »

The Goodwill Bin

ThorpeWood, like any other non-profit, truly counts on the efforts of our friends and volunteers to step in when extra hands are needed.  Over the past year, many people have heeded our call for help with the Holiday Open House, 5K/10K Trail Run, and other events that take place at the Lodge and on the Read More »

A Very Merry Christmas

We wanted to take a moment to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday season.  Thank you for letting ThorpeWood be a part of your holiday celebrations.  As we close the door on the 2013 holiday season, we wanted to share a few of our favorite pictures with you and Read More »