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Name:
Sylvester Manor
Phone:
631.749.0626
Address:
80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY, 11964, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

July 31, 2016

Tour the historic rooms of the 1737 Sylvester Manor House, featured in the New York Times, Preservation Magazine and Hamptons Cottages and Gardens.  Explore the many eras of food and culture at Sylvester Manor:

  • Native American hunting and fishing grounds
  • 17th century provisioning plantation
  • Enlightenment Era farm
  • Harvard professor’s country estate
  • Nonprofit organic farm

Enter at the white gates, 80 North Ferry Rd.
Follow signs to parking and check in at the East Porch.

Tours are every 20 minutes and admission is $20 per person.  Purchase your ticket online at the link below.

Eventbrite - July 31 House Tours

Members of our nonprofit may purchase discounted tickets on-site for $10 per person.  For information on becoming a member, click here.

Start: July 31, 2016 3:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 5:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of live acoustic music as Sylvester Manor opens its Summer Creekside Concert Series with this acclaimed and innovative trio from Prince Edward Island, Canada.  Manor favorites from Maine, The Gawler Sisters, will open the show.
GawlerSisters

Please bring a blanket or low-profile beach chair as seating for this alfresco performance.  Attendees with special needs are asked to please call the office at 631-749-0626.

Tickets are $25
Eventbrite - Ten Strings and a Goatskin

About Ten Strings & a Goat Skin: Described as “A seamless, polished, barrel-drum-tight, rhythmically innovative and a wildly entertaining traditional music powerhouse” (The Guardian), Jesse Périard and brothers Rowen Gallant and Caleb Gallant continue to make waves both in North America and overseas. Winners at the East Coast Music Association Annual awards conference, they received the 2015 ECMA for World Music and have garnered numerous awards and nominations including several Canadian Folk Music Award nominations on their debut album, Corbeau.  Their newest work, Auprès du Poêle, is soon to be launched and eagerly anticipated.

Hailed on two continents as” infectious” and “the best in contemporary/traditional Celtic music,” Ten Strings & A Goat Skin is a young bilingual trad/folk/fusion trio, playing Irish, Acadian, French and original creations infused with modern and world rhythms. The band creates a fiery, contagious and unique sound which leaves audiences wanting more.

Watch and listen on the band’s website.

Don’t miss a single one of our Creekside Concerts!
Buy a season pass for all three shows on the link below:
Eventbrite - Season Pass for Sylvester Manor Summer Concerts

Start: July 31, 2016 5:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 7:00 pm
Cost: $25

August 14, 2016

Tour the historic rooms of the 1737 Sylvester Manor House, featured in the New York TimesPreservation Magazine and Hamptons Cottages and Gardens.  Explore the many eras of food and culture at Sylvester Manor:

  • Native American hunting and fishing grounds
  • 17th century provisioning plantation
  • Enlightenment Era farm
  • Harvard professor’s country estate
  • Nonprofit organic farm

Enter at the white gates, 80 North Ferry Rd.
Follow signs to parking and check in at the East Porch.

Start: August 14, 2016 3:00 pm
End: August 14, 2016 5:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of live acoustic music at the second Summer Creekside Concert with three versatile string players from Denver and New York City.

Please bring a blanket or low-profile beach chair as seating for this alfresco performance.  Attendees with special needs are asked to please call the office at 631-749-0626.

Tickets are $20

Eventbrite - The Freewheel Trio

About the Band: The Freewheel Trio is a contemporary string band based out of Denver, Colorado. Through shared experiences in the bluegrass, old-time, classical and American jazz traditions, the Freewheel Trio approaches both original and traditional music with the the of this varied musical background behind their creative process. The trio is commited to versatility, both in their approaches to the performance of their instruments, and with the musical traditions they explore as a group. This versatility fosters a close connection with audiences and a unique style from a familiar instrumentation.

Start: August 14, 2016 5:00 pm
End: August 14, 2016 7:00 pm
Cost: $20

September 17, 2016

Tour the historic rooms of the 1737 Sylvester Manor House, featured in the New York TimesPreservation Magazine and Hamptons Cottages and Gardens.  Explore the many eras of food and culture at Sylvester Manor:

  • Native American hunting and fishing grounds
  • 17th century provisioning plantation
  • Enlightenment Era farm
  • Harvard professor’s country estate
  • Nonprofit organic farm

Admission is $20 per person.  Reserve a time at the link below:
Eventbrite - September 17 Manor House Tours

Members or our nonprofit receive discounted admissions.  Please call the Sylvester Manor office to reserve a time.  For information on becoming a member, click here.

Enter at the white gates, 80 North Ferry Rd.
Follow signs to parking and check in at the East Porch.

Start: September 17, 2016 3:00 am
End: September 17, 2016 5:00 pm

Roots musicians revive songs of Alan Lomax in the finalé of Sylvester Manor’s Summer Creekside Concerts.

Please bring a blanket or low-profile beach chair as seating for this alfresco performance.  Attendees with special needs are asked to please call the office at 631-749-0626.

Tickets are $35
Eventbrite - Jayme Stone's Lomax Project

About the Band: Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this “collaboratory” brings together some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music. The repertoire includes Bahamian sea shanties, African-American a cappella singing from the Georgia Sea Islands, ancient Appalachian ballads, fiddle tunes, and work songs collected from both well-known musicians and everyday folk: sea captains, cowhands, fisherman, prisoners, and homemakers.

Start: September 17, 2016 5:00 pm
End: September 17, 2016 7:00 pm
Cost: $35

October 29, 2016

Join us on the Manor House grounds for kid-friendly haunted hayrides, local ghost stories, and fun fall activities for the entire family.

Admission: $5 per person, kids 4 and under are free!

Start: October 29, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 29, 2016 5:00 pm