Monday, August 18

Posted on August 18, 2014

Local Weather (Subject to Change!)
Sunshine today with a high of 71 degrees with winds at 6 to 10 miles per hour.

Guest News
With much love and appreciation the Jernstedt Family wish a very Happy 50th Anniversary to Margaret Ann Fulwiler Jernstedt and George Christian Jernstedt. The Basin Harbor Family extends wishes to the Jernstedts for an excellent celebration of this special day..We welcome back the David Iselin Family of White Plains, NY after many stays. Frequent guests Rick and Karen Fisher of Bergen NY are returning as is the Alan Roycroft Family of Westwood MA. We wish all of our guests enjoyable days ahead and hope to see you back again soon.

Resort News
Escape captain Marty Ferris invites you to indulge in cool aquatic pastimes. Explore the lake and
Otter Creek in a canoe, kayak, Sunfish sailboat or a small outboard. For hours of cool fun ask the harbor crew about reserving the Tidewater 19 foot, seven-person powerboat. Keep cool aboard the EScape on an enjoyable one and a half hour narrated cruise.

Tennis News
Today’s Australian Open is the first of the four majors beginning this week’s U.S. Open Round Robin Week with prizes and refreshments on Friday. There’s more than enough excitement to go around and. spectators are most welcome! Stop by the Tennis Shop. Leoncio would love to meet you and introduce you to the tennis crew.

Blue Chair Day Spa
Relaxing, beautifying and rejuvenating therapies will complete your stay. Choose from Classic Swedish, Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue or Warm Stone Massage. Pamper yourself with a Manicure, Pedicure or Waxing session. Reserve your time at the Concierge Desk

Toby Aronson, classical guitarist, performs in the Main Dining Room this evening.

Wildlife News
Vermont hosts 16 pairs of territorial nesting bald eagles, the result of the Vermont Bald Eagle Restoration Initiative. By 2006 the last of 29 eagles was released from the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area. As you drive toward us on Basin Harbor Road’s causeway, the Dead Creek area is on your left. The fast running Otter Creek is on your right. Small rowing craft may be rented at the River’s Edge Campground for exploration of the management area with its abundant wildlife.. Give them a call at 475-2700. Prior to the project Vermont was the only state in the union that did not have nesting bald eagles.

Planning Ahead
Wednesday at six, Joss Vandal, your Wine Dinner Series host and Chef Christian combine their talents to introduce you to the Spanish Wines of Ontanon at a Wine Tasting Dinner in the
Ranger Room. A true chef’s table. Guest Hosts, Donald McDonald and Jessica Plimopton of Farrell Distributing will add their expertise. We ask you to reserve your seat before three today as reservations are limited.