Oct 4, 2013 · 2:00 PM
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Reserve Now and Join Us at the "Presidents Cottage" the First Weekend of October!
Note: If there are any profits from this event, they will go toward repairing and restoring the Presidents Cottage.
Our Annual Autumn Writers Retreat on Middle Bass Island is Friday, October 4th to Sunday, October 6th, 2013. The $205 reservation fee covers everything and includes round-trip passenger tickets for the ferry boat, transport to/from the island's ferry dock, accommodations in your private cottage room for two nights, all meals and beverages for three days, planned group writing activities and your own uninterrupted "quiet time" for writing and relaxing during this unique weekend getaway.
French explorers originally named Middle Bass Island the "Isle de Fleurs" because of its native floral landscape. Today, Middle Bass is often confused with its noisier sister South Bass Island, known to tourists as Put-in-Bay. Historic Lonz Winery, mothballed following its tragic collapse, remains one of MBI's most popular "Kodak moments" in addition to the island's glacial grooves, eagle's nest and Lake Erie sunsets. Middle Bass is referred to as "the quiet island" and its ideal for our annual autumn writing retreat. Bring your bicycle, camera, and walking shoes. Reservations are limited so, if this retreat fills up, there will be a waiting list. Special requests and room preferences will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. Our island writers retreats often sell out, so if you're planning to be a part of this unique getaway, do reserve online today!
(Photo courtesy White House Press Office, 1908)