05/31/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Fiddle scholar Jeff Davis.

COURTESY PHOTO | Fiddle scholar Jeff Davis comes to Sylvester Manor on June 2 to talk about Long Island fiddle tunes.

This Week:

LONG ISLAND FIDDLE TUNES

How did music and dance traditionally fit into Long Island farm communities? What did the old songs and tunes sound like, and how did barn dances knit together villagers and their farms? Renowned musician and scholar Jeff Davis will answer those questions at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Saturday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

05/03/18 2:00pm
DONNAMARIE BARNES PHOTO | Sylvester Manor house.

DONNAMARIE BARNES PHOTO | Sylvester Manor house.

IT’S A PIZZA PARTY

Volunteers and members of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm are invited to a pizza truck appreciation lunch on Sunday, May 6 from noon to 2 p.m. Come enjoy lunch from the Rolling in Dough pizza truck and local libations including Wölffer wines outside the Manor House while learning about the season ahead. Spend time with fellow supporters and the Sylvester Manor staff. For more information or to become a member or volunteer, visit sylvestermanor.org. (more…)

04/26/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO  |  Guests in the derby attire at the 2016 Kentucky Derby Party hosted by the Shelter Island Historical Society.

AND THEY’RE OFF!

The Shelter Island Historical Society’s annual Kentucky Derby Party at the Havens Barn is Saturday, May 5. The Derby party is a thank you event for Historical Society members. Annual membership begins at $50. To join the SIHS, visit shelterislandhistorical.org or call (631) 749-0025. (more…)