Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Good Morning Douglas and Saugatuck, Michigan

Today in West Michigan: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

Here at Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfast, we're almost full for this weekend, so if your looking to get away with your significant other and gaze lovingly into each others eye (we can also place some awesome chocolates, roses or champaign in your room and recommend a great romantic restaurant too). Give us a call and we can help make sure you get the downtime you desire.

You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip. ~Jonathan Carroll, "Outside the Dog Museum"

Here's an indoor and a few outdoor suggestions.

Here at Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfast, here's some suggestions for you to do today. You can hit the Antique Mall and see all you grandparents old stuff, wander over the Lakeside Lanes in Douglas, they have 8 lanes. Then you can head to the The Holland Museum it's located at 31 W. 10th Street in downtown Holland, an awesome place to spend a few Hours! The current exhibit is ARCHIPELAGO: Indigenous Art of Indonesia & Melanesia.

Movie
Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman

1944 Mystery 63 minutes. When several wealthy gamblers are found dead in their beds with no visible sign of forced entry or foul play, it's a case made to order for the Baker Street sleuth. Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and ever-trusty assistant Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) investigate these "pajama suicides," and when Holmes meets the alluring but cryptic Adria (Gale Sondergaard), he suspects this so-called "Spider Woman" of being the mastermind behind the murders. Film begins at 6:30 PM at The Saugatuck Brewing Co., 2948 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas. Suggested Donation $5. FREE popcorn from CNJ Popcorn Co. Call (269) 857-5300 for more information.

Take a long walk along the beach and wonder at the marvel of the ice on the lake, there are some winter birds on the water too, such as Greater and Lesser Scaup, Common Goldeneye and Oldsquaws, which inhabit Lake Michigan’s near and offshore waters as long as the lake remains ice-free.

With today's fresh snow and the temps right around freezing, you can go ice skating, either in downtown Douglas or Saugatuck, Michigan. Cross country ski or snowshoe at the state park (you can rent both at Landsharks). Do some sledding at Westshore Golf Course (2nd hole is the best! and we have sleds). Take a long walk along the beach and wonder at the marvel of the ice on the lake, there are some winter birds on the water too, such as Greater and Lesser Scaup, Common Goldeneye and Oldsquaws, which inhabit Lake Michigan’s near and offshore waters as long as the lake remains ice-free.

Head to Uncommon Grounds Cafe for a quick snack and an awesome cup of coffee, they roast their own beans and have wi-fi.

Don't forget to check out our calendar of events for February at Sherwood Forest B & B Monthly Newsletter and if you wish to see some of our accolades check out our Sherwood Forest B & B Awards and Reviews Page.

You also might wish to give a thought to booking one of our Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfasr Gourmet Dinners, November through April. Please feel free to check out our website. Sherwood Forest B & B Gourmet Dinners

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

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