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The Breeze Blows…most anyday. Week 22

Posted on June 1, 2012

Week 22 Saturday – Saturday June 2 – 9 Sunrise and Sunset Times  Saturday 5:12/8:30 Sunday 5:12/8:31 Monday 5:11/8:32 Tuesday 5:11/8:32 Wednesday 5:10/8:33 Thursday 5:10/8:34 Friday 5:10/8:34 Saturday 5:10/8:35 Local Weather (Subject to Change!) As we already know, Saturday is not going to be a pretty day but we subscribe to the old wives’ tale…tying […]

Father’s Day Vacation Idea!

Posted on May 24, 2012

So you just finished figuring out what to get the “Mother” in your life and now it’s time to think of Father’s Day! We think a quick vacation at BHC is the perfect idea. Check this out!

Basin Harbor Club’s buzz

Posted on May 9, 2012

Wow, things are really humming around here – the Golf Course has been open for two weeks due to the early spring.  It’s gotten some much-needed rain so keep moving when you’re standing on the turf – it’s growing that fast! The Red Mill is all ready to open for business on Friday, May 11. […]

Golf Course to Open Soon!

Posted on April 9, 2012

Who’s ready to play? With great anticipation we are excited to announce the opening to the golf season on Saturday April 21st 2012. Please arrange tee times with me by either stopping by to say ”hello” or by calling the golf shop at 475-2309. Charlie Messenger and his crew have been working very hard on the golf […]

Spring Reflections

Posted on April 6, 2012

On this brilliant sunny day we see one of the very first signs of spring! While Pennie and I are driving back from Vergennes, we see the first osprey of the season with twigs in it’s talons setting up a new nest on the far side of Otter Creek. Always an early sign of spring […]

Excerpts from our Naturalist’s Log Book

Posted on March 4, 2012

July 21, 2011 Kayak, 9:00am: four people in individual kayaks. We launched from Otter Creek, then paddled upriver into Dead Creek. Visited the shoreline where we found flakes left over centuries by indigenous people as they banged away making stone tools and weapons. Fished with small seine net, caught several fish: 1 longnose gar (~10”), 1 baby […]

Opening Weekend 2012 coincides with Bridge Celebration!

Posted on March 2, 2012

http://www.champlainbridgecommunity.org/videos.html Take a few moments to view this video, shot by Allen Penfield Beach in 1929  and wonderfully edited by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in 2011 for the opening of the Champlain Bridge. Basin Harbor will be entering a float in this springs Grand Celebration parade. What a great partner for our opening weekend!

VT Real Wedding: Sarah & John

Posted on February 28, 2012

Our friends at Vermont Vows/Wellwed.com featured Sarah & John’s wedding at Basin Harbor Club as today’s VT Real Wedding. Thanks for sharing the beautiful pictures with us!  http://www.vtvows.com/

Winter Fun

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Some people wonder what we do here all winter.  No skiing this year, although March is often the snowiest month, so we’re keeping our fingers crossed on that score.  We love food and cooking, so we spend a lot of time in the kitchen! We – well, I – love to buy cookbooks, and I’m […]

Pancakes All Day Long!

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Today is National Pancake Day! One of the best reasons to have breakfast for dinner. What’s your favorite indulgence for pancakes, either flavor or toppings? Mine is the Joy of Cooking’s recipe that calls for 2…yes 2 sticks of butter. All things in moderation?