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Thursday, August 14

Posted on August 14, 2014

Sunrise 5:55am Sunset 8:00pm
Local Weather (Subject to Change!)
Looks like we should see some sunshine today with highs in the low 70’s, there is a chance for rain this afternoon.

Guest News
We are very happy to welcome back the Bitetti Family, here for a reunion! Marie Bitetti & SanDip Sen join us from New York, NY. Cosmo Bitetti is coming in from Williamsburg, PA and Teresa Bitetti is coming down from Montreal! Douglas Lober & Ann Bitetti along with Helen, George, Henry, & Rose join us from Belmont, MA while Carolyn Bitetti also joins us from Massachusetts! Welcome back to Charles Hess & family coming out from Los Angeles, CA to join the Hess Family Reunion! And welcome to Andrew Marrus & family of New York, NY!

Of special note…John & Evan Brush achieved a great feat! They both swam across our great Lake Champlain. John completed the swim in 34 minutes and Evan made it back in just 26 minutes! Congratulations gentlemen!

All of us here at Basin Harbor would like to wish Zoe Ruzecki a very Happy 12th Birthday! She’s celebrating today with her family, although she’ll be 11 for another week.

Resort News
We have two great hikes heading out today! First our Naturalist, Matt, will lead you on a hike up Buck Mountain in the morning! You’ll easily manage this easy to moderate hike and enjoy the magnificent views form the top of the Champlain Valley and the Adirondacks! Or head out in the afternoon for a hike up Snake Mountain. This is a slightly more challenging hike, with the difficulty being mostly moderate with some strenuous sections. But the 180 view of the Champlain Valley from the top is absolutely worth the climb!

We’ve arranged to have a second Floral Arranging class today, due to the popularity of our fabulous florist, Claire! Swing by the Concierge desk to see if there are still spots available.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get a Family Portrait done while you are here in this beautiful setting! Our photographer extraordinaire, Anne-Marie, will be here to host a Family Portrait Special this morning. Sign up with the Concierge for your time slot or for more information about a private session with Anne-Marie!

Show off your amazing talents tomorrow at the Talent Show! The actual show will take place in the Club Room tomorrow night. But don’t worry you’ll have time to practice earlier in the afternoon. There will be a Talent Show Practice time tomorrow afternoon in the Club Room!

Set sail on the Cocktail Cruise this afternoon for some sipping and sightseeing! Let our trusty Captain give you a tour of our bit of Lake while our drink master mixes you some delicious refreshment. Space is limited so make sure you sign up with the Concierge!

Dining News
Tonight is the Shore Dinner! This is an amazing buffet that happens down at the North Dock. Our amazing Chef has created an incredible array of tasty sea-inspired fare. Swing by the Concierge desk to take a peek at the menu and make your reservation! After dinner come by the Town Hall for some Basin Harbor Bingo!