TICKETS ON SALE TO HISTORICAL VILLAGE ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT

January 16, 2019 – Tickets are on sale for the Sanibel Historical Village’s annual fundraising gala. This year’s theme is “An Evening on the Old Algiers.” The event takes place February 19 at 6 p.m. at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. There will be a buffet dinner provided by the Sanibel Catering Company by […]

VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS LEARN ABOUT CALUSA

January 8, 2019 – Karen Nelson of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation spoke to a group of village volunteers about the life of the Calusa, Sanibel’s earliest inhabitants. Nelson became interested in the Calusa about 15 years ago. She participated in a few digs, was a tour guide at the Randell Research Center on Pine Island, […]

Meet Some Historical Village Volunteers 1-2-19

January 2, 2019 – There are approximately 120 volunteers currently working at the Sanibel Historical Village. Their duties run the gamut, from greeting guests at the door, to working in the museum store, to giving tours, and to farming the pioneer garden. “We’d like to both recognize our volunteers’ contributions and share with the community […]

RESERVE EARLY FOR HISTORICAL VILLAGE FUNDRAISING GALA

December 27, 2018 – The gala fundraiser for the Sanibel Historical Village will be held on Tuesday, February 19, at The Community House. This year’s theme, “An Evening on the Old Algiers,” continues the tradition of highlighting and celebrating a memorable aspect of Sanibel’s history. The story of the Algiers harkens back to a time […]

VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS HEAR SPEAKER ON THE SANIBEL PLAN

December 12 – Sanibel Historical Village volunteer Barbara Freeman spoke to a group of village volunteers about her experiences working for the firm that crafted The Sanibel Plan. “I was with Wallace, McHarg, Roberts, and Todd while the Sanibel Comprehensive Land Use Plan was in the works,” Freeman explained. In her talk, she introduced the […]

HISTORICAL VILLAGE GALA HIGHLIGHTS THE STORY OF THE ALGIERS

December 12, 2018 – The Sanibel Historical Village’s February 19 gala event will highlight the interesting story of the Algiers, the riverboat that almost became Sanibel’s first mansion. The event’s theme is “An Evening on the Old Algiers” takes place at The Community House from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $135 each and can […]

MANY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT HISTORICAL VILLAGE

December 12, 2018 – What will you do after the holidays? Consider volunteering at the Sanibel Historical Village! The next training classes are January 14 and 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. “The museum couldn’t operate without its volunteers. We need volunteers to staff the museum in a variety of ways, from serving as […]

A SANIBEL ’70’s CHRISTMAS FREE EVENT AT THE HISTORICAL VILLAGE

A SANIBEL ’70’s CHRISTMAS FREE EVENT AT THE HISTORICAL VILLAGE November 21, 2018 – The Sanibel Historical Village’s free Luminary event on December 7, from 3:30 to 5:30 will celebrate “A Sanibel ’70s Christmas: Change Comes Riding In.” “Our event will celebrate both the holiday season and the important events that occurred on the island […]