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It's a Southwest Florida Symphony 'Charlie Brown' Christmas Celebration, Coming This December

Nov 20, 2017 ● By Kevin

The Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra will perform a special Charlie Brown Christmas-themed concert series in the middle of December.

Offshore Sailing School Expanding to The Westin and Tarpon Point

Nov 13, 2017 ● By Kevin

Offshore Sailing School has graduated more than 140,000. The new locations will help canvas the Southwest Florida region, according to the school's president and CEO Doris Colgate.

Reasons for the Season: Feasts and festivals

Oct 25, 2017 ● By Mandy Carter

Here's a list of things to do around Sanibel and Captiva Islands this holiday season.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation Establishes Fund for Hurricane Irma Victims

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Kevin

A relief fund has been established for victims of Hurricane Irma, where 100 percent of contributions will be disbursed to those in need.

Businesses Encouraged to Utilize Resources for Irma Recovery

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Kevin

According to the Small Business Association, there are several resources to help local businesses affected by Hurricane Irma to recover and reestablish.

Sensational Big Arts 2018 Season Announced

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Kevin

The 2018 Performing Arts Series of 16 major artists and 5 professional plays promises to be the most diverse and exciting in BIG ARTS history.

Valerie's House Founder Talks Hope, Grief & Healing Together

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Kevin

We had the opportunity to speak with Valerie’s House Founder and CEO Angela Melvin, who recently presented at the 2017 National Alliance for Grieving Children Symposium in Richmond, Va.

SWFL Interior Designers: 4 Decorators Who Perfect Your Space

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

TM Media has selected a sliver of a very large pie of interior designers to share with our readers.

The Truth of a Junonia: Beautiful and Necessary for Survival

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

This excerpt from a memoir explores the beauty of seashells - the junonia in particular.

Reddish Egret: the Rarest and Most Habitat-restricted Heron in Florida

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

The reddish egret is a colorful and entertaining heron. Rarely found inland, it is associated with estuaries, mangrove swamps, tidal flats and coastal lagoons.
  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Festival of Trees

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM

    The annual Festival of Trees is a five-day event in which beautiful and creatively decorated tree...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    11/28/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

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


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    11/28/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Preview Party & Breakthrough Awards

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tree Preview attendees will see more than 20 artificial trees decorated by local businesses and v...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


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


  • Wines One

    11/28/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    An introduction to the pleasures of wine. Food & wine parings. Taste over a dozen wines - many ma...


  • After-school Crew, Kindergarten-Grade 2

    11/23/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • November Wine & Food Tasting

    11/30/2017
    06:00PM

    Bailey’s is excited to host wines from J Vineyards for our November Wine & Food Tasting. This mon...


  • "Dollar-a-Bag" Book Sale

    12/02/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Sanibel Public Library is having its "dollar-a-bag" book sale on used (and nearly new) books, sal...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    12/04/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


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