October greetings from Rabbit Run Inn
SEASONAL RATE CHANGE: NEW RATES BEGIN NOVEMBER 1, END APRIL 30 Following are rates per night, including continental breakfast,
- Weekends (Friday and Saturday): $180 (upstairs, Mahogany and Seagrass); $165 (downstairs, Opaline and Gingko)
- Weekdays (Sunday-Thursday): $165 (upstairs, Mahogany and Seagrass); $150 (downstairs, Opaline and Gingko)
FALL/WINTER SPECIAL BEGINS OCTOBER 1, ENDS APRIL 30
- Stay 3 or 4 nights, receive 1 weekday free
Reserve your Rabbit Run Inn Getaway by calling 269-405-1050.
Gift-giving? We can help plan your gift with a spa visit, a wine tasting, or a dinner reservation; let us know!
HARVEST DAYS AND COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND, OCTOBER 6-7
We still have some availability for this weekend. Call the Inn at 269-405-1050.
DESIGNS FOR DIGNITY KITCHEN WALK, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
Designs for Dignity Kitchen Walk, an annual fundraising event for area design initiatives benefitting the community, will occur Saturday, October 13. The day-long event showcases area kitchens, home interiors and chefs offering a diverse mix of tastings and wine pairings. For more information and to order tickets, visit http://www.designs4dignity.org
FALL ACTIVITIES IN AND AROUND THE INN: OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER
We can help plan your fall outing by providing information on the following.
- Harvest Farm Stands and Markets Guide
- Fall Color Touring Maps by car, foot, bicycle
- Wine tasting guide and directions to nearby vineyards
FALL GOLFING DESTINATIONS
From nationally-renown Harbor Shores Golf Club in nearby Benton Harbor and Whittaker Woods in New Buffalo to 4 public courses within a thirty minute drive, Rabbit Run Inn is a great destination for fall golf outings. Great tee times and fall color! Call the Inn for more information, 269-405-1050.
A Halloween favorite: “Witchy” at Dinges Farm
HALLOWEEN AT RABBIT RUN INN
This year celebrate Halloween at Rabbit Run Inn! Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides, and freshly-made cider greet visitors at Dinges, Blue Bird and Twin Maples farms in Three Oaks and neighboring Galien. For more Halloween-themed activities and events for adults and families with children, follow the links below and please call with your questions!
- Hesston Ghost Train, Hesston Steam Museum, October 20, 21 and October 27, 28
- Great Halloween Spectacle, St. Joseph, October 26
- Silver beach Haunted Fall Wine Festival, Saturday, October 27
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- Niles Haunted House, open weekends in October;
- Hesston Steam Museum is open Sundays in October until the Ghost Train weekends when the Museum is open Saturday and Sunday.
Pinecrest Xmas Tree Farm Shop Entrance
NOVEMBER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES…
Thinking about the holidays? We have many guests who like to visit, stay at Rabbit Run Inn and go back with their cut trees and holiday greens.
Our suggestions for holiday trimmings shopping are Sawyer Garden Center (http://www.sawyergardencenter.com), minutes from the Inn and Pinecrest Christmas Tree Farm in nearby Galien (http://www.pinecrestchristmastreefarm.com/) where you can pick and cut your own tree.
The folks at Pinecrest and Sawyer Garden Center will help secure your tree for the return trip. Also, at both destinations, you’ll find a great assortment of holiday décor, ornaments and lights.
You may simply want to browse, and perhaps find a hand-crafted present or two. Here are some suggestions for area seasonal craft shows minutes from Rabbit Run Inn:
- Fernwood Botanical Garden Holiday Market, November 2-3
- Krasl Holiday Market, Opening, Friday, November 9; Daily shopping, Sunday-Thursday, November 10-15 http:// www.krasl.org
…AND EVENTS CALENDAR
For updated event calendar, including November and December, visit http://rabbitruninn.com/news
NOTRE DAME HOME GAME SCHEDULE
The Fightin’ Irish home game football schedule:
October 13, Stanford; October 20, BYU; November 3, Pittsburgh; November 17, Wake Forest. All games begin at 3:30PM EST. http://www.und.com/sports
SAVE THE DATE: HESSTON STEAM MUSEUM CANDY CANE EXPRESS WEEKENDS, DECEMBER 4&5, 11&12
Candy Cane Express (Two Big Weekends!)
December 4 & 5 and December 11 & 12
“Grab a cup of hot cocoa and visit Santa in the caboose. Then take a cozy winter train ride inside their first-class enclosed coach.” For more information, http://www.hesston.org
HOLIDAY GUEST OVERFLOW
For Home Owners in the area: book our guest rooms soon for the holidays to accommodate your out-of-town guests. Call 269-405-1050. Don’t forget our multiple night specials!
CHICAGO VISITORS: DINING SUGGESTIONS ON THE WAY
Several guests have passed along dining recommendations for future visitors who embark late Friday from the Chicago area to the Inn and need to stop for dinner “along the way”.
In the Porter/Chesterton, Indiana area, a convenient half-way point, look for Sage Restaurant http://sagerestaurant.net/ and Wagner’s http://wagnersrestaurantandbar.com/ Try them out! Both offer casual dining at reasonable prices.
Wild Turkeys at Rabbit Run Inn, September 2012
SEEN AT THE POND…FALL IS AFOOT!
Our newly spotted late September visitors include deer, wild turkeys, kingfishers, blue herons, ring-tailed hawk, humming birds, and rabbits!