Historical Village Thanks Sponsors, Community for Successful Gala

The Sanibel Historical Village held its annual gala fundraiser February 19 at The Community House with about 170 people in attendance. The event was a huge success. The village’s board thanks Grand Sponsor Bailey’s; Gold Sponsors Bank of the Islands, Gene’s Books, Congress Jewelers, TOTI Media Inc., Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille, The Cedar […]

Historical Village Changes Twilight Talk Schedule

The Sanibel Historical Village has announced changes in its remaining Twilight Talks schedule. On March 20, previously scheduled for “Sanibel Restaurants of Yesteryear,” the program will instead be “Gramma Dot’s story told by her granddaughters…how they all came to Sanibel.” This program will be held in the Founders’ Room at The Community House. On April […]

Historical Village Gala to Support Village Needs

The Sanibel Historical Village’s 2018 “Let’s Get Historical” Gala will be February 19 in The Community House. This year’s theme is “Leave Your Footsteps in the Sand,” and Bailey’s is the Grand Sponsor. The February 19 event will support the ongoing needs of the Historical Village, including: Professionally producing a new orientation video to introduce […]

Historical Village Invites All To Gala Fundraiser

The Sanibel Historical Village’s 2018 “Let’s Get Historical” Gala will be February 19 in The Community House. This year’s theme is “Leave Your Footsteps in the Sand,” and Bailey’s is the Grand Sponsor. The February 19 event will include music by Kelly & Shelly, a husband-and-wife duo with a versatile style. Performing together for more […]

Historical Village To Hold Gala Fundraiser

The Sanibel Historical Village’s 2018 “Let’s Get Historical” Gala will be February 19 in The Community House. This year’s theme is “Leave Your Footsteps in the Sand,” and Bailey’s is the Grand Sponsor. The February 19 event will include music by Kelly & Shelly, a husband-and-wife duo with a versatile style. Performing together for more […]

Mayer Family Descendant Speaks To Historical Village Volunteers

Ty Symroski recently spoke to a group of Historical Village volunteers at a Volunteer Update, one of the village’s monthly events for volunteers. Symroski is the grandson of Daisy and Ross Mayer and the son of Grace Mayer Symroski (the Mayers’ second of five children) and Leonard Symroski. He told the group some stories of […]

Historical Village To Hold Volunteer Training

January 22 and 29, 1 to 3 p.m The Sanibel Historical Village board and committee members will conduct a special training program to get new volunteers started and to help current volunteers refresh their memories about the many historical buildings, artifacts, and stories to share with visitors. The program will consist of two classes. The […]

Historical Village Twilight Talk Will Honor Francis Bailey

December 12, 2017 – The Sanibel Historical Village will host its next Twilight Talk at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, at The Community House. Francis Bailey’s family and close friends will be there to talk about Francis and tell stories. Reservations are required; call 472-4648 or email info@sanibelmuseum.org. The cost is $10 per ticket. […]

Remembering The Causeway At The Historical Village

The Sanibel Historical Village’s Luminary event on December 1, from 3:30 to 5:30 will celebrate “A Sanibel ’60s Christmas, Change is on the Way.” “You can’t look back on Sanibel in the ’60s without focusing on the biggest change the island has ever seen – the causeway,” said executive director Emilie Alfino. “The causeway led […]