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The White Lace Inn August 2003 Newsletter

Greetings Friends!

Did you know that August is National Romance Month? It’s true! And how nice to have an excuse to celebrate romance a full six months before Valentine’s Day! Come see us and enjoy Door County’s warm sunny days and crisp cool evenings. We’ve even had a few nights recently that were cool enough for a fire! Spend your days browsing through our shops and galleries or exploring our 250 miles of scenic shoreline. At night, enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner at one of our gourmet restaurants, stroll along the bay and take in the beauty of a summer sunset and then return to your room for a relaxing whirlpool. In the morning, feast on one of our homemade breakfasts and get ready to do it all over again! Give us a call toll free at 877-948-5223 and plan a romantic getaway for August – or anytime!

We’re in the Pink!!

Thanks to all of you who were kind enough to respond to the Painting Poll in our July newsletter. We were delighted at the number of you who took time to vote and also touched by the comments we received. Clearly many of our guests have fond memories of time spent in the Main House and feel strongly that pink is our signature color. Leaving the Main House color scheme “as is” won by a landslide! Yellow came in second, with green a distant third. The motto of that exercise seems to be: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” Painters are working away on the third story as we speak and the Main House will soon be resplendant in fresh shades of pink, raspberry and cream!

While We’re On the Subject…………..

You were such a big help to us in solving our painting dilemma that we’ve decided to pick your brains on another issue. Here at the Inn, we’re always trying to come up with ways to show our guests how much we appreciate them. Over the years, we’ve experimented with several small welcome gifts such as cookies, soaps and ornaments. We’ve also given away many White Lace Inn mugs and pens. Recently we’ve been discussing the merits of implementing some kind of reward program for repeat guests. We have our own ideas about what might appeal to you, but we’d like to have your thoughts to make sure we’re on the right track. So, as a guest, what would you like to see? Vote below or add your own ideas with an E-mail to romance@whitelaceinn.com. Watch for the results in our September Newsletter.  

White Lace Inn Rewards
What reward program for repeat guests would you like most?
A White Lace Inn gift certificate to be applied to a future stay
A Dancing Bear gift certificate to be used at any time
A percentage off your bill when you have completed (3, 4, 5+) stays with us
A free night(s) when you have completed (3, 4, 5+) stays with us
A referral program so that you receive something when a friend or family member that you have referred stays at the Inn. If you like this idea, then what would you like as a reward?
A gift selection from the Inn’s Gift Shop
Something we haven’t mentioned?

View Results

Thank you and have fun with it!

Summer Days…………..and Oh, Those Summer Nights!

Croquet, anyone? This is not the game you remember from childhood. Real croquet is played on a large court with narrow wickets, is a team sport and is often characterized as combining the elements of billiards, chess and war! Games are played Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at Leathem Smith Lodge. Call Roger at 743-3938 for more information regarding participation – or grab your lawn chair and head over to watch a match!

Visit Popelka Trenchard Glass Studio’s fine glass gallery. Popelka and his wife, Stephanie Trenchard, make cast glass art which is shown across the country at 15 galleries. Studio demonstrations are conducted from 1:00 – 4:00 pm on Wednesdays, May through October. Phone 920-743-7287 or E-mail popelkaglass@doorpi.net 

If you’re lucky enough to be here on August 12, you may be able to see the Perseid Meteor Showers! This is a once in a year phenomenon as the Earth passes through the Perseid meteor belt. Ask us about the best spots for viewing!

The Peninsula Players will be performing the madcap comedy, Caught in the Net, through August 10, and then switching gears to present David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Best Play, Proof, from August 13 through August 30. For tickets, call 920-868-3287 or visit www.peninsulaplayers.com 

August is your last chance to see our Sturgeons Around the Bay before they are auctioned off on August 30 at Stone Harbor Resort. Come bid on your favorite – or just join in the fun of the auction! For more information, call Sturgeon Bay Community Development Corporation at 920-743-6246.

And don’t forget that the Dancing Bear, our gift shop in town, has extended hours for your shopping convenience until the end of the month. The Bear and many other Sturgeon Bay merchants are open until 7:00 pm Monday through Friday

Whitelace Inn Gift Certificate
Our gift certificates literally flew out of here during December, but they’re a great idea all year long for birthdays, anniversaries.

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16 N. 5th Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235, United States
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