Thursday, July 22, 2010

July 22, 2010

My wife and I went to the Mason Sttreet warehouse at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts in downtown Saugatuck last night where we saw one of the most hilarious, funniest play's they have ever produced. Dixies Tupperware Party, it is a must see and will open up your sides, you'll be laughing so hard, it's a must see this summer while your in town! See below for the synopsis of the play and how to get tickets.the hilarious.

Another great day in a great place on a great planet! (say no more) ....Weathers perfect, mid 80's in the air, mid 70's in the water (Lake Michigan), mostly sunny all day. Hate to repeat myself, but here goes. It's another great day here in the forest. 

Sherwood Forest Cottage
We have one week left at the cottage this summer season: August 14-20. It goes for $1250/week. It sleeps up to 5 people, has a full kitchen, washer/dryer, and is only 1/2 block from Lake Michigan and the public beach, and yes, it's pet friendly. It goes back to nightly rental after Labor Day. For more information, you can visit the cottage website at  Perfect for all those Facebook friends of Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfast looking for a last minute summer vacation!!!!!

Looking for something to do this week?

July 22-23 Chamber Music Festival Of Saugatuck................8 pm at Saugatuck Women's Club at the corner of Butler and Hoffman Streets. Traditional and contemporary chamber music performed by the area's finest musicians in a comfortable, intimate setting. For further information call (269) 227-3388

July 24 Douglas Dutchers Vintage Baseball, downtown Douglas........Dutchers vs South Haven Barkpeelers BBC 2 pm at Beery Field.

July 24 The Village Puppeteers................Internationally acclaimed puppeteers riff on classic fairy-tales in downtown Saugatuck on Saturdays at 11 am & 2 pm. (312) PUPPETS

July 24 3rd Annual Family Farm Fest.........Planned activities include u-pick produce, wagon rides, cider and wine tasting, fruit harvesting demonstrations, and up close views of farm animals. (269) 214-1227 or

July 25 Allegan Antique Market...........Allegan County Fairgrounds, 400 exhibitors rain or shine, last Sunday of the month April - September 8 am-4 pm. (616) 735-3333

July 21-Aug 1: Off Broadway Theatre-Dixie's Tupperware Party
Dixie Longate, the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, packed up her catalogues, left her children in an Alabama trailer park and took Off-Broadway by storm! Now, join Dixie as she travels the country throwing good ol'fashioned Tupperware Parties filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, FREE giveaways, audience participation and the most fabulous assortment of Tupperware ever sold on a theater stage. Loaded with the most up-to-date products available for purchase, see for yourself how Ms. Longate became the #1 Tupperware seller in the U.S. & Canada as she educates her guests on the many alternative uses she has discovered for her plastic products! For further information phone (269) 857-4898 or visit
Hit the Antique Mall, the S.S. Keewatin old steamship Museum, head over to the Saugatuck Center for the Arts and see the new exhibit titled Expirenceing the Art of Glass which runs from June 24-August 9.  It's from the collection of the Muskegon Museum of Art, experience these spectacular modern works of glass.  In a dazzling array of colors, shapes, and sizes, this collection nudges boundaries and conceptions about glass artistry. Including works by modern masters Dale Chihuly, Nancy Callan, Michael Rogers and others.

The award-winning Saugatuck-Douglas Museum has unveiled its 2010 exhibit: A Place Called Ox-Bow: 100 Years of Connecting Art, Nature, and People. Saugatuck's "Ox-Bow" is a site of many human and natural wonders: culture, nature, landscape, and waterscape, all unfolding from the Lake Michigan shoreline to the Kalamazoo River and the old Village of Saugatuck. This exhibit is about how for a century the Ox-Bow School has been a bridge between nature and art for thousands of people, comprising an important chapter in the history of the lakeshore and its dunes. This exhibit is open daily, noon to 4 p.m., until Labor Day, and on the weekends only in the fall. Admission is free. For more information, call 269-857-7901 or visit

The Beach
Did someone mention the beach or Lake Michigan again, of course you can take a long walk along the wide sandy beaches of Lake Michigan and smile at the greatness of the big pond. Why not visit the Saugatuck Dunes State Park (bring some water-it's a hot one today) and take a long walk through the woods, it will be just beautiful.

Don't forget to check out our calendar of events for July in our monthly newsletter at Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfast and if you wish to see some of our accolades check out our Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfast 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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