11.13.2019 Around the Island Harvest Festival at the manor By Reporter Staff Share on Facebook Facebook Created with Sketch. Share on Twitter Twitter Created with Sketch. Share via email Mail Created with Sketch. SYLVESTER MANOR PHOTOS On Oct. 26, Sylvester Manor hosted its Harvest Festival, a celebration of farm, food and musical traditions. Pictured is Tracy McCarthy, manor director of operations, with a face-painted guest. Guests plant a new crop with, standing, Bennett Konesni, Sylvester Manor Educational Farm co-founder. Activities included hayrides; kids crafts and games; face painting; flower crown making; sack races; windmill-inspired cornhole, and a farm-themed photo booth with fun, seasonal props. Pictured is Islander Sarah Shepherd making flower crowns.