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Today at Basin Harbor: August 16th

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Week 32 | Wednesday, August 16th
Sunrise: 5:58 am
Sunset: 7:56 pm

Local Weather (Subject to Change!)!
Enjoy a bright and sunny morning here at Basin Harbor! Wake up to temperatures on the cooler side, but as the day goes on it will warm up into a high of 74 degrees. We’ll have clear skies right through dinner, and this evening the temperatures will dip back into the low 70s, perfect for a round of Night Golf!

Guest News
Welcome to the Sojourn Bicycle Group, joining us for their Vermont Tour! We hope you enjoy cycling through our little slice of heaven here at the harbor!

Congratulations to all of our fishers who came down to the Family Fishing Tournament on Monday! Nick scored 5 fish yesterday, Kat caught 4, Grant reeled in 2, Kaitlyn blew us out of the water with 15 fish, Kiley got 3, and Max caught an 8-pound largemouth bass along with 2 other fish!

Resort News
Looking to tighten up your golf game? Join our golf pros at the Short Game Golf Clinic every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning at 8:00 AM for tips and practice for your putting, chipping, and pitching. You can also sign up the kiddos for our 2:30 PM Junior Clinic and introduce them to the joys of golf!

For a new twist to your workout, try Jamie’s Pi-Yo class at the Treehouse Wellness Center at 9:45 AM! This mix of Pilates- and yoga-inspired moves creates a thorough cardio, strength, and flexibility workout—all at once.

Here’s something for you history buffs: this morning at 10:00 AM, join Bob Beach, Jr. on the Lodge Deck for his History Talk. Listen in and learn, from our fourth generation host, the rich history of Basin Harbor and our slice of the Champlain Valley.

For those of you who like to explore around the basin, don’t miss Colton’s 10:30 AM Kayak Trek! Paddle around the lake and take in the beauty of Vermont’s landscape while enjoying a solid workout. Sign up with the Concierge, and grab your sunscreen and water before meeting down at the Waterfront!

You can also join April on the water this morning for a Paddle Board Yoga session! Test your balance and try out new yoga poses in this hour-long workshop. Sign up with the Concierge and meet her down at the Waterfront.

At 2:00 PM, we’ll have a game of Knockerball over at the Red Mill Field! Challenge your friends and family to see who will be the last man standing in a giant bubble, and sign up a team with the Concierge. Even if you don’t get a chance inside a bubble, it’s a hoot watching everyone else knock around too!

Local artist Bethany Farrell will be on property today to guide you through a Paint ‘n’ Sip! For an excellent lesson in acrylic painting with a little fun on the side, sign up for this 3:00 PM session and get ready to ramp up the creativity and cocktails!

If you’re looking for a little exploration this afternoon, hit the trails with our Trail Bike Ride! Join Colton for this moderate trek through Basin Harbor’s bike trails! Meet at the Waterfront with your bike and get spinning at 4:00 PM. Alternatively you can join April for some more Paddle Boarding, as she guides you around the harbor for an afternoon workout!

After dinner tonight, join us for an outdoor showing of Trolls  (2016) for Dive-In Movie Night at 8:30 PM! Watch from the heated pool or a lounge chair on the lawn, and be ready to sing along! Or the whole family can play Night Golf: three holes under the stars, with a little help from glow-in-the-dark balls and a lit-up fairway. Sign up at the Pro Shop and get ready to tee off at 9:00 PM!