Archive for November, 2012

Captiva’s Bubble Room

Most of us know of the Bubble Room restaurant on Captiva. A pleasant but unusual eating experience. Well, the Food Network of Canada will be featuring it in an upcoming show in a segment called  “The Worlds Weirdest Restaurants”. Need I say more? It will air soon in Canada and the US also hopes to air it but no date... Read More »

Sanibel’s Bailey Homestead Restoration

SCCF has been busy working on the old Bailey Homestead located where Donax dead-ends into Periwinkle Way.  Exotic plant removal has begun on the SE corner of the property to prepare the site for the future home of the Native Plant Nursery which will move into an old outbuilding which is currently under renovation.  The main homestead itself is also under renovation with... Read More »

Captiva Cruises

If you are looking for something to do on Tuesdays, hop on the boat at McCarthy’s Marina on Captiva and take the “Discover Southwest Florida History” tour. The trip departs at 10AM and travels through Pine Island Sound focusing on the fishing tales and traditions of our local waters.  You will cruise past the iconic Fish Houses and eventually end up at... Read More »

Veterans Day

Many thanks to our Veterans who have served and protected our country and our way of life over the years.  We owe you  a debt of gratitude.  And let’s not forget those who are still actively serving our country today, and those who died while serving.  There are currently over 22 million living veterans in the US, including over 1.8... Read More »

Sanibel Farmers Market

Our local farmers market is back and open 8:00-1:00 on Sundays through April.  It is located at City Hall off Dunlop Rd. next to the library.  There’s lots of fresh produce, plus plants, dog supplies, and a variety of other booths selling everything from soaps to soups to nuts.  There’s usually something new every week.  It s great place to meet up with... Read More »

Sanibel & Captiva Taste of the Islands

This is the 31st year for this annual event on Sanibel to benefit CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife).  This year there will be 20 restaurants participating by offering food samples of some of their most popular menu items for a small price.  In addition to great food, there will be entertainment, a silent auction, and a server competition.  The festivities will... Read More »