The Weekly Breeze, September 13-19
Posted on September 13, 2013
September 13 – September 19
Sunrise and Sunset Times
Friday: 6:29am; 7:09pm Saturday: 6:31am; 7:07pm
Sunday: 6:32am; 7:05pm Monday: 6:33am; 7:03pm
Tuesday: 6:34am; 7:01pm Wednesday: 6:35am; 6:59pm
Thursday: 6:36am; 6:57pm
Local Weather (Subject to Change!)
Aside from a chance of showers predicted for Friday and early Monday, expect mostly sunny afternoons this week with highs ranging between the low 60s and low 70s, and overnight temperatures dropping into the 40s and 50s. Fall weather is upon us!
How lovely it is to welcome our returning guests this week! We are glad to see Thomas & Barbara O’Brien from North Clarendon, VT here to enjoy some fall loveliness. Devere & Shirley Sheesley of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL are also joining us at the Harbor, as well as Ken & Marilyn Ebbitt of Woodstock, CT. Welcome back! It’s nice to see our friends Brent & Jaycee Stred visiting from North Adams, MA, along with the fam. Birthday wishes are in order for Ann Taylor, celebrating at BHC from Burlington, VT. Dr. & Mrs. Howard Tykot of East Windsor, NJ are with us this week, and we welcome back Mr. & Mrs. Michael Levengood from Woodstock, VT. Enjoying a stay at the harbor from Toms River, NJ we have John Elstad, while Veronika & Thompson Mann join us from Newburyport, MA. John & Marney Mesch of Albany, NY join us later in the week, as well as Julian & Sergine Dixon from Dorset, VT. Nice to see you all again! Basin Harbor welcomes Alan & Deborah Yandow of nearby South Burlington, VT, celebrating their anniversary! The Yandows were married right here at BHC, and it’s so wonderful to see them again and to wish them a Happy Anniversary! Jim Mongeon & Scott Tanner of Rutland, VT were married at Basin Harbor last year, and we wish them a most lovely First Anniversary! Speaking of anniversaries, Basin Harbor would like to wish David & Daria Pannesi from Arlington, MA a very Happy 16th Anniversary this week! So wonderful to have you with us for this celebration. We also send out a hearty congratulations to newlyweds Sean & Mary O’Brien from South Burlington, VT, here at the harbor for their Honeymoon. We wish you many happy years ahead!
Basin Harbor Club is about to get colorful! As proud hosts of the Color Vibe 5K this Saturday, we welcome over 2,700 vibrant runners to our property! Pre-registered racers will circumnavigate the BHC grounds while breezing through a series of color stations (the pigments are made of biodegradable, all-natural materials), culminating in a technicolor Dance Party to close events, all before lunch. Color Vibe is a benefit race for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, which offers a year-round program for kids who have or have had cancer. Welcome to the kaleidoscope of runners, onlookers, and fans!
Keep an eye out for a knight in shining armor on Saturday! Basin Harbor is excited to host a 25th Vow Renewal for Paul & Marilyn Kuhn and their guests from Schaghticoke, NY, complete with a medieval ceremony in full costume including chain mail. A drawing of the swords will take place for the recessional. Let’s raise a goblet of mead to the happy couple!
Basin Harbor welcomes the guests of our Bride and Groom, Sarah Fallon and Danny Fattahi, who will be married here on Saturday. We are delighted to host this global gathering, with friends and family coming from all over the world to celebrate the joyful union! Congratulations, and we wish you many happy years ahead!
Basin Harbor’s Blue Chair Day Spa is available on a limited basis this time of year, but we’d love to book a treatment for you! Our masseuse Patti will be available Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday for a variety of massages. Book your pampering appointments with the concierge!
Enjoy a Narrated Cruise on Lake Champlain aboard The EScape! Sign up with the concierge for our daily cruise and learn all about the wonders and historical significance of our beloved lake. To find out even more about the history of our lake, visit our neighbors at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, right next door to Basin Harbor Club. Check out the museum’s fine collection of boat displays, art galleries, and special exhibits.
The Breezeway Gift Shop will be open from 8:30am-Noon on Mon-Thurs and 8:30am-5:00pm on Friday and Saturday. Be sure to stock up on souvenirs, BHC merchandise and other goodies for your trip back home. Speaking of goodies, don’t miss our spread of seasonal complimentary afternoon delights in the Champlain Lounge! Fall-time brings our signature maple shortbread cookies and apple cider, both hot and cold, to the lounge from 3-5pm every day. Get in the spirit of the season and stop by for a treat!
It’s a lovely time to be out on our magnificent golf course, so be sure to book a tee time at the golf shop, open from 8am to 4pm Monday-Thursday and 7:30am to 4pm Friday-Sunday, or by dialing extension 899. To tide you over while you hit the greens, visit the Fairway Café, right next door to the golf shop. There, you can pick up snacks and beverages, or sit down for a fresh-pressed panini. This week, the café is not open on Saturday, but will be available 10am to 3pm on weekdays and 9am to 3pm on Sunday.
Basin Harbor’s Exective Chef Chris Kruse offers a new late-summer lineup of delectable courses to choose from in our elegant Main Dining Room. The MDR is open for dinner 6:30pm to 8pm, and for our breakfast buffet from 7am to 10am. You may also choose to dine at the Red Mill, sporting its own scrumptious new-and-improved gastropub menu. The Mill is open for lunch and dinner, with a pub menu available in between.
Also at the Red Mill, don’t forget to check out our late-night entertainment on Saturday, provided by Top Hat Entertainment! Dust off your favorite moves and get ready for a serious Dance Party!