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Today at Basin Harbor: August 9th

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Week 31 | Wednesday, August 9th
Sunrise: 5:50 am
Sunset: 8:07 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 80 degrees. We’ll have some clouds rolling in this afternoon but they shouldn’t get in the way of your time by the pool or down at the Waterfront. This evening the temperatures will dip back into the low 70s, perfect for a round of Night Golf!

Guest News
Thank you to all who attended Mia Halfman’s Birthday Boot Camp class yesterday!  Great workout all, and Happy Birthday Mia!

Resort News
Looking to tighten up your golf game? Join our golf pros for 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 beyond 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!

Decorate your very own mug today in the Club Room with our DIY Mugs Workshop! This is a fun craft for kids to create personalized dishware, or to flex your artistic muscles with a new medium! Sign up with the Concierge and meet Katie in the Club Room at 11:00 AM.

Did you know your 4th Generation Host, Pennie Beach, is a beekeeper? Take a quick tour of her apiary right here on property, and learn about the wonders of beekeeping! Sign up for the Apiary Tour with the Concierge and meet in the Lodge lobby at 11:00 AM!

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 one of her two sessions (3:00 PM or 6:30 PM) 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 to rent a bike (or ride your own) and get spinning!

After dinner tonight, join us for an outdoor showing of The Jungle Book (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 for a jungle adventure!

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!