Thursday, April 1, 2010


Good Morning Douglas and Saugatuck, Michigan

Today in Douglas and Saugatuck, Michigan: Sunny, with a high near 69. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Here at Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfast, the crocuses have popped, yes, the daffodils (at least the early ones) re blooming,the trees are budding, the sun is shinning and the deer, turkey's, squirrels and a host of other mammals are running through the woods. Spring time is upon us, Life is good!

Here's what's happening in Saugatuck and Douglas.

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. Visit the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, their current exhibition is Artfully Adorned: the Japanese Kimono, from painting and stenciling to embroidery and brocade, see close-up these remarkable works of fashion that are also breathtaking works of art. 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.

Take a long walk along the beach and wonder at smile at the greatness of the big pond, we have a resident Bald Eagle and it's pretty easy to spot if you take a hike along the lake, he or she does fly by's. There are some winter birds on the water too, such as Greater and Lesser Scaup, Common Goldeneye and Oldsquaws, and a few Loons to boot, which inhabit Lake Michigan’s near and offshore waters.

Why not visit the Saugatuck Dunes State Park and take a long walk through the woods, it will be just beautiful. The trees are just beginning to bud. Take a walk along the lakeshore, have lunch at the Elbow Room on Holland Street, beautiful little joint on the river.

It's such an awesome day, why not head over to Mermaid Bar and Grill on the river in Saugatuck and have a sandwich outside while your lazing the day away

Don't forget to check out our calendar of events for April (it will be posted in a few days) 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.

Our newest package...The Birthday Bash
You provide the birthday, and we'll handle all the arrangements. All you need to do is bring your birthday suit (and suitcase). Upon arrival, you'll enter a celebration-filled room with helium balloons all inscribed with messages foretelling of the wonderful event taking place, a birthday bouquet, and a bottle of Michigan's finest champagne We'll also include for your gastronomical pleasure, the piece de resistance, a specially-made birthday cake (singing optional). $75.00

Sherwood Forest Picnic Baskets
Venture forth from Sherwood Forest with your own basket of goodies this summer. The picnic includes a fine selection of Italian meats, cheeses, and baguettes, along with fresh fruit and sweets to make your afternoon rendezvous complete. To wet your whistle, choose from spritzers or bottled water (vegetarian selection also available). Price: $55 for two. To book this package call us at 800-838-1246.

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

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