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5 Events for Live Music Fans on Sanibel & Captiva in August 2017

Looking for some summertime live music? We've put together a few ideas for you.

5 Things to do on Sanibel & Captiva Islands This Weekend - 7/28/17

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've put together a few ideas for you.

J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge hires teacher to help with refuge education staffing shortages

Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) was able to hire a full-time conservation educator to work with refuge staff for a period of at least one year thanks to an anonymous donor.

Cat Country 107.1 Holding Special Preview Party for Annual Songwriter Festival

The fourth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns to Captiva and Fort Myers starting this September, but a special kickoff will be held for select guests on Aug. 3.

Sanibel Captiva Trust Co. Donates $5,000 Towards Growing a New Sanibel Community House Program

Funding will be used to support the Culinary Education Center at The Community House on Sanibel.

Fun Things to Do on Captiva Island

From boating and shelling to fine dining and exploring, Captiva has plenty of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path.

2017 Dining Guide for Captiva & Sanibel Islands

Explore the local-area dining scene with our Dining Guide. From seafood to diners, we've got it covered.

7 Family-Oriented Activities in Sanibel & Captiva in the 7th Month of the Year

We've compiled 7 fun things that are happening through the end of July 2017 for our readers to explore.

Captiva's New Wave Eco Charters Aims to Navigate Waters as 'Stewards of the Sea'

New Wave Eco Charters helps tourists and residents alike to unwind, unplug and unearth the yearning for the natural world for which they've been longing.

Sanibel Public Library Tech, Periodicals and Calusa Meeting Room Prepared for Remodel

Sanibel's "Your Library Reimagined" project is well underway. Here's the latest.


  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    02/18/2018
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair

    02/18/2018
    10:00AM

    What began as a humble pancake breakfast featuring a few local artists more than 30 years ago has...


  • Cape Coral Gartenfest

    02/18/2018
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    Sunday, February 18th, 2018 12pm-5pm The German American Social Club will be hosting their an...


  • Wisdom in Motion with Susi

    02/18/2018
    02:00PM — 03:30PM

    Dance exercise lifts the spirit, frees the mind, reduces stress and supports weight management an...


  • Experience deep relaxation body and soul as you surrender into restorative poses. Linda will shar...


  • Livingston Taylor

    02/18/2018
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    Join us at South Seas Island Resort for a performance by Singer/Songwriter, Livingston Taylor. Do...


  • The environmental center is open to the public Monday-Saturday, from 8am-4pm, unless there is a p...


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/19/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/19/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Chemistry Day Camp

    02/20/2018
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Ages 6-11 Children will have an exciting day with reactions and experiments (kids will be off ...


  • Chemistry Day Camp

    02/20/2018
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Ages 6-11 Children will have an exciting day with reactions and experiments (kids will be off ...


  • Chemistry Day Camp

    02/20/2018
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Ages 6-11 Children will have an exciting day with reactions and experiments (kids will be off ...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    02/20/2018
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    02/20/2018
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • Wicked Dolphin Distillery Tour

    02/20/2018
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    We will take you through the steps of how we source our ingredients, cook, ferment, distill, in o...


  • MLK Expansion Workshop

    02/20/2018
    06:00PM — 07:30PM

    The City of Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency will host three public workshops in Februar...


  • MLK Expansion Workshop

    02/20/2018
    06:00PM — 07:30PM

    The City of Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency will host three public workshops in Februar...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair

    02/17/2018
    10:00AM

    What began as a humble pancake breakfast featuring a few local artists more than 30 years ago has...


  • Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair

    02/18/2018
    10:00AM

    What began as a humble pancake breakfast featuring a few local artists more than 30 years ago has...


  • Livingston Taylor

    02/18/2018
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    Join us at South Seas Island Resort for a performance by Singer/Songwriter, Livingston Taylor. Do...


  • Songwriter Saturdays

    03/03/2018
    01:00PM — 05:00PM

    The hit sounds and hip artists of Nashville are coming to Captiva Island — as 'Tween Waters Islan...


  • Audubon Society Speaker

    03/07/2018
    06:30PM

    CROW is honored to have the Executive Director of the Florida Audubon society as a special guest ...


  • Community Beach Walk

    03/10/2018
    09:00AM

    Join us for a casual guided beach walk to explore what's washed ashore. Let's talk about some of ...


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