06/07/18 2:00pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO A herd of Devon cattle explore a newly opened section of pastureland at Sylvester Manor.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO A herd of Devon cattle explore a newly opened section of pastureland at Sylvester Manor.

This Week:

TURTLE EXPLORATION

For grades pre-K to 4 on June 7. “Explorers: Turtles!” with Cindy Belt and Bethany Ortmann. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Children taken to Mashomack on the Recreation Bus after school. Pick up at Mashomack Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Town Recreation Department. $10. Register at (631) 749-0309. (more…)

06/21/17 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTOS | Sylvester Manor decked out in its finery and ready for the 2016 benefit.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTOS | Sylvester Manor decked out and ready for the 2016 benefit.

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm began its life as a working plantation. Though it may have a lot of history behind it, this is definitely not a museum. Rather, it’s a living, breathing, working farm that functions according to the seasons, the demands of the land and the livestock and, most importantly the vision of those who work and care for this unique place.

On Saturday, when guests come to the Manor for the sixth annual “Farm to Table Dinner,” what they will see, taste and smell are the actual fruits of the labor that go on year round — right down to what’s on their plate. (more…)

06/15/17 2:00pm
JUDY CARD PHOTO And they're off! The start of the 2016 Shelter Island 10K.

JUDY CARD PHOTO  |  And they’re off! The 2017 Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk is June 17.

38TH ANNUAL 10K/5K

The 38th annual Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk is Saturday, June 17 at 5:30 p.m. After the race, head to Island Boat Yard for the annual Runners Festival from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring food trucks, beer and wine, dancing with DJ Twilo, kids fun area with bounce houses, games and crafts, raffle prizes, a silent auction, and more. (more…)