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Today at Basin Harbor: August 3rd

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Week 30 | Thursday, August 3rd
Sunrise: 5:44 am
Sunset: 8:15 pm

Local Weather (Subject to Change!)!
This morning enjoy a cool breeze as temperatures hover in the 70s. The day will warm up to a high of 87 degrees, and scattered thunderstorms are expected in the evening. The clouds will hang around but the rain should stop in time for dinner, so make your reservations for a lobster at North Dock!

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.

If you’re ready to lace up your running shoes, join Colton this morning for a Button Point Jog at 8:00 AM! He’ll guide you along one of our many trails out to the beautiful views of Button Bay State Park. Later in the morning you can also give the Barn Rock Paddle a try at 10:00 AM; Colton will guide you across the lake for a fun workout that fits your experience level.

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 at our 10:30 AM Mini Masterpieces workshop! April will guide you through basic acrylic techniques and get you started on your own Basin Harbor masterpiece!

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 on a Mountain Bike Trail Ride at 2:30 PM. Follow Colton’s lead as you conquer a strenuous track with sharp turns and exposed roots! Sign up with the Concierge and meet at the Waterfront, where you can rent a bike or use your own. Maximize your time under the sun with a game of Ultimate Frisbee! Join Colton for a fun match against your friends and family starting 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. Sign-ups for both are located by the Concierge Desk.

If you’d like to stay indoors, visit the Ranger Room kitchen for our 4:00 PM Small Batch Ice Cream Workshop! Using a buttermilk base and a variety of flavors, you can churn up your own batch of ice cream for a sweet afternoon treat. Be sure to sign up with the Concierge!

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