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Notes from the Beach Family

Cold!

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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Happy You-Know-What

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Greetings to one and all – It seems as if winter as we once knew it is back again – grey, snowy last day of the year, good skiing in the mountains, and very hungry birds at the feeders (the dry summer months led to a dearth of berries and seeds so you can hardly
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Closing Up, Battening Down

Monday, October 29th, 2012

After a wonderful 126th year, BHC is now closed for the season.  If you missed Rocktoberfest on October 20, you won’t want to next year!  This beer, bacon and bands extravaganza was truly fun for all and Mother Nature gave us a lovely evening (after all that rain), and while it was muddy under foot,
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Basin Harbor Greens, Part One: Promoting the Land

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Basin Harbor Club was founded by people who loved the land, from Ardelia Beach and her gardens and Allen Penfield Beach with his farm, to the nature-minded guests who still flock here to take in the pristine natural splendor. It’s no secret that Basin Harbor is one of the prettiest places in Vermont. The proof
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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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Happy Weekend

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

It’s hard to imagine a more wonderful day than this – clear, warm and sunny!  Couldn’t be better for Middlebury College’s Pre-Commencement events, the Fisher-Baker Wedding or the LCI benefit concert with cellist Benjamin Elton Capps. The Main Dining Room is open for dinner this weekend (and nightly beginning June 15th), and we were able
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Basin Harbor Club’s buzz

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Wow, things are really humming around here – the Golf Course has been open for two weeks due to the early spring.  It’s gotten some much-needed rain so keep moving when you’re standing on the turf – it’s growing that fast! The Red Mill is all ready to open for business on Friday, May 11.
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Spring Update…

Friday, April 13th, 2012

What a beautiful day today! With the sun shining and the temperature rising, we know it’s almost time to open, 34 days to be exact. Here are a few things we’re working on… The Harbor Store is currently undergoing a new paint job.  The bathroom in Lodge 7 and Tanglewood are almost complete with a
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Spring Reflections

Friday, April 6th, 2012

On this brilliant sunny day we see one of the very first signs of spring! While Pennie and I are driving back from Vergennes, we see the first osprey of the season with twigs in it’s talons setting up a new nest on the far side of Otter Creek. Always an early sign of spring
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