Basin Harbor Club and Resort Lake Champlain, Vermont

The Weekly Breeze, September 7-13

Posted on September 7, 2013

week 36 Schedule of Activities

The Weekly Breeze, September 7-13

Sunrise and Sunset Times

Saturday: 6:23am; 7:20pm Sunday: 6:24am; 7:18pm Monday: 6:25am; 7:16pm
Tuesday: 6:26am; 7:14pm Wednesday: 6:27am; 7:12pm Thursday: 6:28am; 7:10pm Friday: 6:22am; 7:21pm

Local Weather (Subject to Change!)
September weather is with us! Look for mostly sunny skies this week, with highs in the low to mid-70s over theweekend and another dose of 80 degrees as the week goes on. We might see a nighttime shower or two, but expecmostly dry weather.

Guest News
How lovely it is to welcome our returning guests this week! We are glad to see Nate & Maria Pickrell visiting from Shelburne, VT, back this year to celebrate their First Anniversary! The Pickrells were hitched at Basin Harbor last year, and we’re delighted to have them again! Also celebrating their anniversary this week are Michael & Amanda Gerlack of South Burlington, VT, who were married at BHC in 2001. Happy Anniversary! On the topic of weddings, we welcome Nicholas & Audrey Marcionese of Harleysville, PA, here to celebrate their Honeymoon! We hope you have a wonderful and romantic time together at the Harbor. Also with us this week are Michael & Valerie McKeever from Greenwich, CT, bringing along Maggie, Matt, and Mike. It’s nice to see Jim & Betsy Sneath of Branford, CT, as well as Charles & Judy Tobey of Rockville Centre, NY. We welcome Mr. & Mrs. Rocco Florio from Pittsburgh, PA, and John & Margaret Campoli of Cresskill, NJ. From Adirondack, NY Basin Harbor is delighted to host Dave & Kathleen Fuller, Roberta Jennison, Robert & Marilyn Kelso, Don & Patty Noerr, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Colegrove, Micheal Purdy, Robert Carter, and Carl & Linda Koehler. Welcome! Rory Baxter & Marion Luce are here from Saratoga Springs, NY, while Anthony & Linda Taverni join us from Chestertown, NY. We are so glad you all could visit us again at the Harbor!

Wedding News
Love is in the air! Basin Harbor welcomes Becky Atkinson and Ryan Bedell and their guests from Massachusetts this weekend for wedding festivities. The two lovebirds will be tying the knot on Saturday, and we are excited to host their wedding and receptions. We wish you many happy years ahead! Ashley Murray and Ed McDonnell from New York will be married at Shelburne Farms this weekend, and we are delighted to welcome them along with friends and family for a rehearsal dinner at Basin Harbor on Saturday. Congratulations!

Resort News
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 Wednesday through Saturday 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.

For your strolling pleasure, a walk out to Button Bay is a great way to get a taste of the local nature scene in the Champlain Valley. A trail map from the front desk or Nature Center will help guide you out to Button Point for a serene view of the bay and Button Island, and back again. Make a loop with the Woodlands Trail for a change of scenery, or stop to play a game of checkers at our Checkerboard Stump, located on the trail near the 4th Fairway of the golf course. If cycling is more your speed, grab a cycling map from the Waterfront or Nature Center and choose a nice countryside loop!

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 at 3-5pm every day. Get in the spirit of the season and stop by for a treat!

Late Summer is 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 daily, 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 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 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 everybody’s favorite party-maker, DJ Goodtimes Charlie! Dust off your favorite moves and get ready for a serious Dance Party!

Quote of the Week
“How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread?
Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ‘em. How much love inside a friend?
Depends how much you give ‘em.” ~ Shel Silverstein