Santa’s Dolphin Cruise

Head to Adventures in Paradise for Santa’s Dolphin Cruise this Christmas Eve!

Even the “big guy” knows there’s no better way to relax before the “big night” than with a memorable day on the water. Cruise out on the waters surrounding Sanibel and take your special holiday photos with Santa on a deserted island in San Carlos Bay.

Unique, fun and unforgettable! Reserve your spot today by calling 1-239-472-8443 or booking online here.  » Read more

Mystery Walk!

Like a good mystery? Then head down to the Fort Myers River District every second Friday of the month from 6 – 8pm for an evening of fun, art and intrigue!

Mystery Walk combines elements of performance art, street art, digital art, community interactive art, visaul art and music where guests never know what to expect!

Participants leisurely stroll through the core downtown area finding the mystery locations.  » Read more

White Ibis at Bowman’s Beach

Another wonderful photo that just came our way!
“Found this White Ibis at Bowman’s Beach during our visit to OR a few weeks ago.  
We love that beach for shelling, its beauty, and abundance of birds.”  » Read more
                                                                                                  Dan F. and Mary D.
                                                                                                  Galesburg, IL

Audubon Lecture Series

The Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Lecture Series for 2018 has just been announced:

Jan. 4 – “Tanzanian Tails” –Wildlife photographer, educator and guide, Shawn Carey, will share the sights and sounds from his recent visit to Tanzania to include the many unique birds and animals of this exotic region of Africa.

Jan. 11 – “Purple Martin Majesty” – Avian authority, Dr. Jerry Jackson of FGCU and host of WGCU’s public radio show,  » Read more

Brightening Our Holidays

No-one brightens our holidays more than two of our favorite ladies from Jupiter, FL.

Faye and Penny make the trek across the state each December to join us for the island’s Luminary Night. Of course, they need to sneak a candy cane from you-know-who first, but then it’s on to an evening filled with fun, frolic, shopping and refreshments!  » Read more

Fa La La La La

The BIG ARTS Concert Band holiday concert will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9 at Schein Hall.

The program will include traditional favorites such as “Nutcracker Suite”, “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” featuring the Sanibel Youth Dancing Ensemble, Leroy Anderson’s “Horse and Buggy,” Hanukkah, Festival of Lights”, “Do You Hear What I Hear?”, and vocal solos of the Elvis Presley favorite “Blue Christmas” and Mel Torme’s “The Christmas Song.” A sing-along with the audience will top the evening with the annual presentation of “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

Mike Lamade,  » Read more

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