August 22, 2012
Sunrise and Sunset
6:03 am 7:49 pm
Local Weather (Subject to Change!)
Mostly sunny skies will lend to a high of 80 degrees by the afternoon. This is the stuff summer dreams are made of!
Ann-Marie will be capturing candid images today at all camps. A slideshow of this week’s candids will be running this evening in the Champlain Lounge. Our last Family Portrait Special is available tomorrow morning at the Wilderneath Garden. Please sign up with the concierge by this evening. Private Portrait Sessions are still available this week.
What BHC summer scrapbook would be complete without a picture of our famous primary colored Adirondack Chairs? Those chairs have undoubtedly made their way into at least a few of your pictures, and if you have a good one, enter it into the BHC Chair Photo Contest. The prize is—what else—a chair ornament and a 4” BHC Adirondack Chair. Log into Facebook www.facebook.com/basinharbor to enter!
The golf course is in excellent shape, so put some greens into your daily diet! We have something to suit every schedule, whether you have enough time for seeing all 18 holes, playing 9 of ‘em, or just visiting the driving range for a bit. Private lessons with PGA Professional Paul Meunier are available, as well, catering to all skill levels from beginner to pro! Call extension 899. Don’t miss our August Sales at the Golf Shop! You might even putt a bigger discount! Come see how. Look for great Summer Savings at all of our retail stores!
See any large, serpentine creatures in the Lake Champlain lately? Or is it just an illusion? Come on down to the new-and-improved Nature Center below the Homestead and read about our famous lake monster, Champ, then draw a picture of what YOU think people are really seeing. While you’re there, grab a trail map, cycling map, hiking guide, birding guide, and a recipe for cattail pollen pancakes (yes, cattails are edible!) from our special display, Beyond The Maple Syrup: Useful Nature of Vermont’s Past and Present.
Have you noticed the colorful 32-foot Pilot Gig named Maple bobbing around in the harbor? Maple is a seaworthy craft that replicates the 6-person pulling boats used in England in the 1800s. Tomorrow we’ve got the opportunity for you to be transported back in time as you join naturalist Matt Witten for a rowing experience not to be missed! There are TWO opportunities to row today, so be sure to secure your rowing session with the concierge!
BHC’s Got Talent! We know you have something special, so why not share it? Sign up with the Rec Staff and meet in the MDR for Talent Show Practice. Our pianist Melissa is ready to accompany you Friday night at the Talent Show.
Shiver me timbers! Screw on your peg leg, adjust your eye patch, grab your parrot and head on down to BHC’s Pirate Party this afternoon, where you’ll feast like you just returned from the High Seas—or maybe you’ll walk the plank! A free entry gift will be awarded to each pirate, and the chance to score the Grand Door Prize Booty. See the concierge to sign up.
Have you ever seen an impression of a flaming lion jumping out of an airplane? This is just one of many possibilities that could hit the stage when the Vermont Comedy Club comes to town for a round of chuckle-worthy Imrov Comedy. These clever comedians will be earning your yuks tonight, complete with audience participation and a cash bar. Keep in mind that the show is geared toward mature audiences, ages 18 and over.
Quote of the Day
“The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get,
I’ll never be as good as a wall.” ~ Mitch Hedberg