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Today at Basin Harbor: August 17th

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Week 3 | Thursday, August 17th  
Sunrise: 5:59 am
Sunset: 7:55 pm

Local Weather (Subject to Change!)!
We’re in for some clouds this morning, with the temperature making a slow climb through the 70s. The day will warm up to a high of 78 degrees and we should see a break in the clouds mid-afternoon. Fill your day with a round of golf or hop around the harbor with waterfront activities!

Guest News
Welcome to the Globus Tour Group, stopping by on their way to a Maritime Islands cruise. Happy sailing!

Wedding News
Welcome to the family and friends joining us for Megan King and Brian Van Epps’s wedding on Saturday!

Resort News
Kickstart your day at the Treehouse Wellness Center’s Boot Camp! Starting at 7:00 AM, jog or bike to various stations as you make Basin Harbor your gym for the morning. If you’re looking for something with a slower pace but still focusing on wellness, join Chessy for Vinyasa Yoga at 9:45 AM. Here you will take on breath-work and deep stretches to realign your mind and body.

Hit the tennis courts this morning with our tennis pros at the 10:00 AM Adult Tennis Clinic, where you will develop the techniques to master your game. Stick around for the Round Robin at 11:00 AM and put your skills to the test in this scramble tennis tournament!

Over in the Club Room we’ll be creating beautiful artwork in our 10:30 AM Mini Masterpieces workshop! April will guide you through this acrylic painting session where you will be able to focus on the details with a 4 x 4” canvas!

After lunch has settled get a team together or compete on your own at the Basin Harbor Mini Triathlon! Jog, bike, and swim around our campus to get in a fun workout and bragging rights for the winners! Sign up at the Treehouse Wellness Center, and head down to the Waterfront at 1:45 PM to check in and start stretching.

For an afternoon adrenaline rush, join Colton for a game of Ultimate Frisbee! Sign up with the Concierge for a fun match against your friends and family. The disc starts flying at 4:00 PM at the Red Mill Field!

We also have two opportunities to cruise the lake today: our 2:30 PM Narrated Cruise on the EScape and our complimentary Cocktail Cruise at 5:00 PM. The narrated cruise will take you around our part of the lake and Captain Marty will share tidbits about the natural landscape, the rich historical context of our lovely slice of Vermont, and even bring you across to see the magnificent Palisades. The Cocktail Cruise will kick off your evening with an hour-long trip on the water and drinks to keep you company, returning you to shore just in time for dinner! Sign-ups for both are located by the Concierge Desk.

If you’re ready to hop off property, join Colton on a 6:00 PM self-drive Sunset Hike to Buck Mountain! Follow his lead up to the summit in time to watch the sun set, and capture the Vermont panorama from this new perspective. Sign up with the Concierge and expect to be back at the harbor by 9:00 PM.

Our feature dining option this evening is the Shore Dinner on the North Dock! Enjoy a delicious spread of fresh Vermont fare (and lobster of course), plus live music from the Onion River Jazz Band. Please make your dinner reservations with the Concierge, and note that dock seating is not guaranteed after 6:00 PM.

After you’ve filled up on lobster, head over to Town Hall at 9:00 PM for a Basin Harbor tradition: BINGO night!