Lobstah Bake

Thorncroft’s 14th Annual Lobstah Bake will be held on October 8, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. at Thorncroft

You’re invited to climb aboard and celebrate our 14th Annual Lobstah Bake and BBQ in support of Thorncroft’s life-changing mission. Join us on October 8, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. as we combine New England charm with equestrian chic into a exciting evening filled with great food, good friends, and of course… Lobstah!

Thorncroft welcome guests to join them for this staple of the Main Line’s fall calendar. Guests may choose between dining table side or enjoy our premium tailgating experience! In addition to live music by and phenomenal food by John Serock Catering , guests will be treated to a performance by Thorncroft’s equestrian drill team, The Mainstreamers, and take part in our fourth-annual tailgate competition!

The Lobstah Bake is a rain or shine event.

Tailgating Information

At Sponsorship levels of Crusher Claw and above, you and your guests will have the unique opportunity to enjoy the evening from a named, premium tailgate spot! Limited spots available

Each tailgate spot will be supplied with a table and chairs. Please feel free to bring any tents, additional chairs, and other tailgating accessories you and your guests desire.

And don’t forget those decorations for our Fourth Annual Tailgate Competition! The most festive location will be crowned tailgate champion and take home the Golden Lobstah.

Dine-In Tent Seating Information

For those joining us on-site, guests will receive a seat, or table depending on sponsorship level selected, in our open-air type tent.

Please note that there is no carry-out option for 2023.

What is Included?

Each guest will receive a lobster dinner complete with pork bbq and a selection of sides crafted by John Serock Catering.  Open beer and wine bar, soda, water, and light cocktail hour food provided. Children’s meals include pork bbq and sides. A vegetarian dinner option is available with advanced notice by email to maddie@thorncroft.org. Please note that as this event is a fundraiser, we are unable to accommodate substitutions or adjust ticket pricing per menu items consumed. (For example, if you do not eat lobster, we are unable to adjust the ticket price.)

Sponsoring the Event

Information pertaining to sponsorships will be posted online in July 2023. For more information, please contact Mikaela Potrako at her email mikaela@thorncroft.org or via phone at 610-644-1963. Sponsorships begin at $250.00

Individual Tickets

Individual tickets available online beginning September 1, 2023 or by calling the Farm at that time at 610-644-1963.  Individual ticketing begins at $95.00 per person. Children 12 and under $25.00. (Please note children’s meals do not include lobster.) Ticket sales end at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2023.


Our 2022 Sponsors

Lobstah Queen

  • Goshen Hill
  • Lobster Buoy

  • The Kraut Family
  • Lobster Pot

  • Friends of Thorncroft
  • Lobster Tail

  • Doreen and Michael Makos
  • Eadeh Enterprises
  • Margie and Dan Wainfan
  • Marybeth Hurley
  • Mike and Molly DeSantis
  • The Patty McKenna Family
  • Peter and Susan Murray
  • RBC Wealth Management
  • SAP America
  • Team Toyota of Glen Mills
  • Crusher Claw

  • Jennifer DiCanio
  • The Peter Evans Family
  • Frank and Gail Guthridge
  • The Potrako Family
  • Sharon Quick
  • George and Lorraine Rubin
  • The Smith Family
  • William and Kathleen Stone
  • Pincer Claw

  • Billy and Paint Jack
  • Rick and Lora Davis
  • Craig and Marie Kandravi
  • Michael G. Tillson, III and Susan Tatios
  • In-Kind Donation

  • Sly Fox Brewing Co
  • Support the Farm!

    Since 1969 Thorncroft has provided a safe haven for children and adults with and without special needs. The Farm now includes 70 acres of open space, a conference center, office space and two beautiful indoor arenas… but the work does not stop there.

    Learn more about the many ways you can support Thorncroft.

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