Saturday, August 14, 2010

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Good Morning Douglas and Saugatuck Michigan. Wow, the humidity's been awesome, so thick you can cut it with a knife, that's ok though. It's still shorts and tee shirt weather, no shoes is the norm, the pool has a steady stream of guests..the score so far this summer.. AWESOME! 

Love posting the weather sometimes here in our small corner on the planet! ....Weathers perfect, mid 80's in the air, mid 70's in the water (Lake Michigan), partly sunny all day. South wind between 10 and 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph-the lake should be roaring-be careful of rip-currents. Hate to repeat myself, but here goes. It's another great day here in the forest. 


Looking for something to do this weekend?

Aug 11-15 Mason Street Warehouse
The Marvelous Wonderettes. A theatre production at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St. Saugatuck.The show uses hits from the '50's and '60s as a vehicle to tell its story, including enticing and infectious songs like "Lollipop"; "Dream Lover"; and "It's My Party". Performances Tuesday through Saturday at 8 pm. Sunday August 15 at 7 pm. For further information phone (269) 857-4898 or visit http://www.masonsstreetwarehouse.org

Aug 11, 13-14 Walking Tour Of Historic Downtown Saugatuck
1 hour 15 minute walking tour of historic Saugatuck - cost $5 for adults and children 12 and over - under 12 free. Time is 2 pm, starts at the information booth at Butler and Culver by the stop light. Sponsored by the Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society. For further information call Harold at (269) 857-2985

Aug 14 Douglas Dutchers Vintage Baseball
Dutchers vs Ludington Mariners BBC 2 pm at Beery Field Douglas.

Aug 14 The Village Puppeteers
Internationally acclaimed puppeteers riff on classic fairy-tales in downtown Saugatuck on Saturdays at 11 and 2 Dial (312) PUPPETS.

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 A Passion for Painting: A Century of Art in Saugatuck/Douglas. This remarkable exhibition showcases works by painters both known and unknown who fell in love with the communities of Saugatuck and Douglas and made them (the dunes, water, forest, buildings, and boats) their studio.

Exhibitions
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 http://sdhistoricalsociety.org/.

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!!!