view of harbor from lodge lawn
view of harbor from lodge lawn
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Notes from the Beach Family

Here & There with Pennie

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Here and There   I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Cartagena Festival Internacional de Musica in early January.  The 14-year-old festival features chamber music performed by international artists for 10 days.  The music of Schubert was highlighted this year.  I went with a group sponsored by Great Performance Tours (spoiler alert: run by
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Best Place to Work in Vermont

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Pennie Beach and Sarah Morris, Fourth and Fifth generation Basin Harbor hosts with Governor Peter Shumlin. On March 27th, I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Best Places to Work Reception and Awards Ceremony at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.  We were joined by our peers from all over Vermont, all of
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What’s Your Basin Harbor Story?

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

December 2013. As many of you know, one of the most special parts of a Basin Harbor vacation is the recognition that our staff have for returning guests. They are part of our family and as such, our history. Here are some of our guests stories. Francesa Sibble. Third Generation Shopkeeper at Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe
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Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

We’re ready for the big feast! We battled the lines in the grocery store, the turkey is eagerly awaiting its moment of glory in the refrigerator, root vegetables are on standby, wine rack is fully stocked; now we just wait for the alarm on Thursday to jolt us awake to a chilly morning and the
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Announcing Weekly BHC Holiday Giveaway!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Tis the season! Or at least all of the decorations and shopping mall soundtracks are trying to convince us. As we’re planning the last details for our Thanksgiving feasts we wanted to kick off our holiday season by announcing our Weekly Holiday Giveaway! Did you know we have an online Gift Shop? Each Tuesday we
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The Buzz from Basin Harbor

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

There are 100,000 or so new employees at BHC!  Peter Morris has become our resident apiarist, and his five hives are the only Certified Naturally Grown bees in Vermont (to date).  Peter uses IPM, integrated pest management, instead of chemicals to keep his bees healthy, no small feat when colony collapse is decimating apiaries all
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Happy Fourth of July!

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Next to Thanksgiving, July Fourth is our favorite holiday.  It’s all about people – families and good friends getting together to enjoy one another’s company (with good food of course!).  And we love all the red, white and blue clothing! We always get a lump in our throat at the flag-raising and singing those wonderful
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Monday, January 21st, 2013

Greetings from Basin Harbor – The January thaw has ended and cold weather has  returned to Vermont.  As we look forward to a week of temperatures predominately  in the single digits or less, it’s interesting to note that the Lake froze over (in the narrows where we are) during this week in 2000, 2005 and
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Fun with Week 26!

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Week 26 had another magical week! Captain Brian had a great week exploring Snake Den Harbor with the daily EScape Cruise. He was able to show and share with our guests two baby Bald Eagles, along with the parents. There is an Osprey nest near by as well. If you don’t have a chance to
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Daily Breeze July 6th

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Sunrise and Sunset 5:17 am    8:39 pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) Keep that bathing suit on hand! Tomorrow we’re looking at 90 degrees with lots of sunshine, cooling only to 69 degrees overnight. Guest News Basin Harbor is delighted to wish a very special “Happy Birthday” to Frencesca Sibble, who is here from Milton,
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