The Alliance for the Arts is bringing the Stardust Memories Big Band to its amphitheater stage for an outdoor concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Coolers, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged as concert-goers enjoy some of the greatest hits of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey and others.
The Stardust Memories Big Band is a professional 17-piece jazz ensemble led by Craig Christman. » Read more
The collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in the environmental epic The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea by Jack E. Davis.
On Friday, Jan. 26, the author will be presenting two free programs at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., part of the 2018 “Ding” Darling Lecture Series at J.N. » Read more
Lily & Co. Jewelers introduces a new design for its exclusive ‘Sanibel Wave’ pendant. The latest piece features two dancing dolphins, one with a full body of pave diamonds to capture sparkling waters surrounding Sanibel Island. A juvenile dolphin has a diamond solitaire eye and jumps from Abalone and Mother of Pearl waves encompassed in an elegant halo of diamonds.
“The Sanibel Wave pendant has been a huge hit, » Read more
There’s always plenty of sunshine heading our way at Ocean’s Reach!
Join us again soon! » Read more
Ocean’s Reach has been pleased to host Ann Nieman, director of the BIG ARTS production of Noises Off, the wildly outrageous comedy playing at the Strauss Theater until February 17th.
Ann’s past credits on Sanibel Island include Lend Me a Tenor and Stepping Out.
An award-winning director/choreographer, Ann has created over 200 productions for respected regional theaters across the U.S. and Europe, » Read more
The Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra will perform music from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, as part of a video/movie experience.
The concert will feature the live symphony orchestra performing, to picture, every note from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a 40-foot screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ score. » Read more
“Over 40 years.”
When we asked longtime guest Harold B. from Hartford, IL just how long he’s been searching for a junonia, that was his answer.
And we believe him. The amazing shell — which is considered the island’s most coveted seashell due to its elusiveness — is rare indeed. And Harold’s was one of the most perfect and prettiest we’ve ever seen! » Read more
The Sanibel Visitor Center gave us an ice scraper during our last visit.
Now putting it to use and looking forward to our next visit to Oceans Reach!
Dan F. and Mary D.
We commisserate with all of our guests for the brutal weather many are experiencing this winter season. » Read more