Halloween on Sanibel


The Sanibel Community House will again host its annual Fall Fest as a drive-thru event for the public.

Trick-or-treaters of all ages are invited to drive around the venue on October 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be a handful of candy collection stations, fun games, a costume contest and more.

“It’s one of our favorite multi-generational events that we do,  » Read more

Spooky Florida Movies!


From Florida Today:

“There’s still time to get your spook on before Halloween wraps up the month.

Florida has served as the perfect backdrop for many terrifying films. The Sunshine State also has produced some in the film industry who have gone on to scare us with their work on the big screen.

Here’s some movies to watch at night with the lights off,  » Read more

It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll


The Rolling Stones visit Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Oct. 29 for what some are calling the state’s biggest rock show of the year. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood (along with a small army of backing musicians) are soldiering on following the recent passing of drummer Charlie Watts. They will then return to Florida for a Nov. 23 gig at Seminole Hard Rock Live in Hollywood,  » Read more

“Santa Isybella”


Did you know?

Famous explorer Juan Ponce de Leon is believed to have discovered Sanibel Island – which he named “Santa Isybella” after Queen Isabella – in 1513 while searching for his “Fountain of Youth.”

He and his Spanish seamen battled the area’s native Calusa tribe for years trying to establish a Spanish colony.  Ponce de Leon eventually suffered a fatal arrow attack at their hands in 1521,  » Read more

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