Basin Harbor Club and Resort Lake Champlain, Vermont

The Breeze, Labor Day Weekend

Posted on August 30, 2013

Labor Day Weekend Schedule

August 31 – August 33     
Week 35 

                          Sunrise         Sunset
Saturday         6:15am        7:32pm
Sunday            6:16am        7:30pm
Monday           6:17am        7:29pm


Local Weather (Subject to Change!)

Labor Day Weekend promises afternoon highs consistently in the low to mid 80s, accompanied by a chance of thunderstorms throughout. Sunday appears to be the driest day with some possible sun breaks, but keep your rain jacket close at hand in case!

 

Guest News

How nice to see our returning guests on this lovely Labor Day Weekend! David Iselin of White Plains, NY joins us for the weekend, and Thomas & Kelly Darby come bearing the family from Rochester, NY. We welcome Kevin Leonard & Stephanie Kouri from Westmount, along with Lauren. From Troy, NY Basin Harbor is joined by James Brearton, while Mary Bellantoni  visits from New York. How nice to see our friends Dylan & Kara Reno again, visiting from Bolton Valley, VT for their First Anniversary! The lovely couple were married here last year, and we are delighted to welcome them back—Happy Anniversary! Malcolm & Carol Woodier of Cos Cob, CT are here for the weekend, and Michael & Bridget Abler bring their pooches down from Burlington, VT for the festivities. It’s great to see you all at the Harbor! We also welcome back Sarah Bush and her family, including Christine Moskow and the fellas William, Charlie, and Andrew, as well as Jeffrey Koss. Enjoy your time together!

Mr. & Mrs. Bidigare from West New York are here to celebrate a very notable 70th Birthday, and Basin Harbor is delighted to have them for such an event. Happy Birthday!

 

Wedding News

Wedding bells are ringing this weekend at Basin Harbor Club!  Jessica Chaput and Dan Brown will be tying the knot on Saturday, and we congratulate them on their union and wish their guests from Massachusetts and New Jersey a most wonderful time. Congratulations to the newlyweds!

We also welcome bride Ashley Larrow and groom Dan Farren and their guests from Massachusetts and Vermont to the Harbor. Ashley and Dan will enjoy a rehearsal dinner with friends and family on Saturday night, and will be wed on Sunday. We are delighted to have them with us, and wish them many happy years ahead!

BHC is proud to host a wedding celebration for Steve Burt and Kent Bailey on Sunday this weekend, with friends and family gathering at the Harbor for festivities. Steve originally hails from just down the road, but returns to the area with Kent from Reno, NV for their celebration. Congratulations!

 

Bingo News

What a Bingo game we had on Thursday night! Madalyne Lenz from Chatham, New Jersey took home the prize for the first game, while Hadley Stetson of Philedelphia, PA and Zachary Myers of Lexington, MA nabbed the Picture Frame win. Postage Stamp went to kitten-loving Estelle Potdevin from Los Angeles, CA, while John Freeman of New Haven, CT took the pot for Stand Up, Sit Down. The Aschettino Family from Oyster Bay, NY proved to have quite the lucky streak amongst themselves, with Steve Aschettino and Cathy Aschettino winning High Stakes Bingo and X Marks the Spot, respectively. Carrying on the family tradition, our Blackout jackpot belonged to the lucky lady Ava Aschettino, who took home $114 smackers. Way to go! Congratulations to our winners.

 

Resort News

Who is pollinating Basin Harbor’s beautiful gardens? If you are curious about the fascinating world of honeybees, let Peter Morris tell you all about them. He will be giving a special tour of his personal apiary Saturday afternoon at 1:30pm! Sign up with the concierge, and please refrain from wearing fragrances, especially banana! Peter will tell you why.

Hop on board the EScape for our Narrated Cruise each day this weekend, and learn all about the history of Lake Champlain and what lies beneath! See the back of the Breeze for times, and sign up with the concierge in advance!

Our popular Blue Chair Day Spa is currently booked through the weekend, but if you have a hankering for pampering, stop by the concierge desk to see if there have been any cancellations.

Book a table for your Main Dining Room experience this weekend, including an a la carte menu on Saturday, and our last Vermont Artisan’s Dinner of the season on Sunday night. Delight in the bounty of Vermont during the peak of farmy goodness, and enjoy a spread of local meats, cheeses, salads, and even desserts featuring products from our favorite little nearby farms, crafted up with love by BHC’s talented culinary staff.

Our very own Red Mill will be hopping with entertainment this weekend to help us all celebrate Labor Day and the many happy unions taking place this weekend.  DJ Charlie and DJ Top Hat will be making appearances for your late night dance parties on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Come out and show off your dance moves!