Thursday, October 8, 2009


Good Morning Douglas and Saugatuck, Michigan.

Today in West Michigan! Rain before 7am, then showers. High near 53. North northeast wind between 11 and 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Here at Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfast, it's time for a few suggestions, some indoor and some outdoor.

Hit the Saugatuck vs Fennville Football game at 7:00 p.m., Saugatuck has the best record in their division with a 5-1 record, Fennville is 2-4. There's nothing better than small town football and the new stadium rocks!!! And yes they play in the rain.
This weekend is the 2009 Goose Festival Silver Anniversary October 9th, 10th & 11th, Fennville, Michigan

Douglas is hosting an event from 6-9 PM This fun evening is a prelude to an exciting 32nd Annual Gallery Stroll this weekend you'll see some fine art, fine shopping and fine dining in beautiful downtown Douglas.

Head to the Green Market at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, is open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, they have loads of locally grown produce, baked breads, foods & floral. Another great stop while your here.

Time to wander through your favorite pumpkin patch, Halloween is just around the corner.

U-Pick
If you don't mind pickin apples in the rain or if it lets up for a moment, Saturday should be clear, head to Cranes Orchards, just one of West Michigan's U-Pick Apple Orchards (they might have some peaches left), is less than 7 miles from our front door. They have 14 different varieties, such as Gala, Macintosh, Honey Crisp, Cortland, Golden Supreme, Jonagold, Empire, Jonathans, Ida Reds, Golden Delicious, Mutsu, Red Delicious, Fuji, and Braeburn. For more info, call 269-561-8651 or visit http://www.craneorchards.com And there's also Earl's U-Pick Farm--through October 15, you can pick red or gold raspberries. For more info, call 269-227-2074 or visit http://www.earlsberries.com.

Breakfast this morning is Cinnamon Orange French Toast, Canadian bacon, Banana Nut Bread, fresh fruit salad, and of course Italian Espresso organic coffee (yes-free trade too).

Don't forget to check out our calendar of events for October at http://www.sherwoodforestbandb.com/news.html

You also might wish to give a thought to booking one of our Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfasr Gourmet Dinners, November through April. Here's a link to give ya all the details

From all of us here at Sherwood Forest, have a great Day!!!