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Mysteries of the Manor

Tour the Sylvester Manor House on Shelter Island and hear Tales Tall and True.   Guides will spirit visitors through the house while sharing Sylvester family ghost stories and lore created over the 360-year history of the Manor. Outdoor kids activities will include bobbing for apples and halloween-themed arts & crafts.  The grounds are available for self-guided touring. Historic house tours require a reservation and $5 fee at door. House tours best suited for ages 8 […]

Farm and Barn Celebration

Plant garlic, harvest fall crops, tour the windmill, take a hayride or join in the completion of our new barn and breezeway. Kids activities, music and food throughout the event will keep the work and our spirits light.

August events at the Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast and North Fork Long Island

 This last week got away from me once again; I’d intended to post far more information about events going on but between my summer neighbors who come to visit and enjoying my guests company I’ve been too  busy having fun. Time just flies but I am taking a couple of hours to catch up now. Talking of guests, a group of charming young men that just visited last weekend sent me this  photograph taken […]

Shelter Island, a Nature Lovers’ Delight

Shelter Island is just a short Ferry ride from the village of Greenport, NY is a great place to watch birds and for biking.    Just a short walk up the hill from the North Ferry dock you will find a Mobil station which provides bicycle rentals.   Shelter Island is ideal for biking and we recommend a visit to Mashomack Preserve as it is a nature lovers’ delight. Mashomack Preserve is considered one of the richest habitats […]