Category Archives: Island Goings On

Sanibel is #1

According to a poll conducted by FamilyFun Magazine, Sanibel was voted best family friendly vacation destination by it’s readers. Congratulations to Sanibel for becoming tops with the tourists! Read More »


Upcycle! At “Ding” Darling Visitor and Education Center

Come join the fun at the Upcycle! Art Festival Wednesday April 1st and Thursday April 2nd from 9am to 4pm daily. This event features over 20 artists showcasing their designs made out of recycled materials. There will be a silent auction, entertainment, artist demonstrations and crafts for the kids. Read More »


Christmas on Sanibel 2014

 Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from sunny Sanibel 2014. Read More »


Christmas Lights

 We had the 2014 VIP tree decorating party last night.  We are now all decked out and ready for Sanibel luminary Friday night. Looks like we will have great weather for it this year. Read More »


Sanibel – 40 years old – Nov 4th, 2014

Sanibel residents are welcome to attend a reception celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the City of Sanibel’s incorporation to be held at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 4th, 2014, at City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road. The reception is being hosted by the City of Sanibel Historical Preservation Committee.  Sanibel incorporated in 1974 by a vote of the citizens so come celebrate. Read More »


Ding Darling Days 2014

 Celebrate the week at Ding Darling. Here are some of the puppets from the show this past weekend. Read More »


Sanibel Farmers Market

Our market opened a month earlier than usual this year.  October 5, 2014 was opening day.  Stop by any Sunday morning and stock up on all your fresh fruits and vegetables. It’s located at City Hall (Dunlop Road) and you can park next door at the Sanibel Library. See you there Read More »


Celebrate National Public Lands Day

The Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  There will be a re-think/recycle craft display, guided hiking, a film, and other free activities. Admission to Wildlife Drive is free for everyone all day, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Read More »


Captiva Triathlon is this Weekend

851 adults and 225 children aged 6-13 will compete this weekend at the 2014 annual Galloway Captiva Tri. All participant slots were filled months ago as it is a popular event. The kids competition will take place Saturday and the adults will participate on Sunday. Proceeds go to the Community Cooperative and its school backpack program.  Their goal is to... Read More »


ALS Challenge by VIP 2014

 VIP Realty Group on Sanibel did the challenge last week. Even though the temp was in the 90’s, it was still a shock to dump ice water on my head! It was for a good cause and we raised some good money which we sent to our local ALS chapter. Thanks to all who donated. Read More »