10/25/19 8:00am

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Family fun including hayrides will be offered at the manor’s Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Celebrate the Harvest Season at Windmill Field

Harvest season is upon us and to celebrate the beauty and abundance of the East End, Sylvester Manor is hosting its annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26, from noon to 3 p.m. at Windmill Field. 

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10/07/19 10:00am

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The final concert of the 2019 Shelter Island Friends of Music season will be presented on Sunday, Oct. 13.

The final concert of the 2019 Shelter Island Friends of Music season will be presented on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.

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10/04/19 4:15pm

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It’s time for hot, and chilled, apple cider on the East End.

At this time of year, I determinedly avert my eyes from the growing collections of orange orbs beckoning from nearby farms. Just days into October, I’m not ready to surrender to the call of the pumpkin.

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09/29/19 3:00pm

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It’s time to put the garden bed to bed.

I write this in the midst of a burst of summer, not fall, weather. It’s true that it gets darker earlier, but that really is little help to a plant trying to go dormant. That plant needs cooling breezes and there aren’t any. And none due for a week or more. Global warming seems to have arrived.

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09/18/19 4:30pm

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Rosemarie Ryan-Dyett, Manor Executive Director Stephen Searl and Alyssa Bliss.

Sylvester Manor and friends celebrated the end of summer during its Harvest Moon Cocktail Party and Ferry Cruise on Sept. 14 aboard South Ferry.

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