March 11, 2021 – Some new educational entertainment is available on the Sanibel Historical Village’s website.

The Twilight Talk “Taking a Bite Out of Sanibel: The Mosquito Story” featuring Andrea Miller and Eric Jackson of the Lee County Mosquito Control District is full of history, information, and advice on dealing with one of Sanibel’s frequent, and not much appreciated, guests. Go to, then click on “News,” then “Twilight Talks” (or go right to

This event was held in compliance with CDC guidelines, with masks and social distancing required. “Our Twilight Talks are being held outdoors on the Village grounds with audience members socially distanced and wearing masks,” said Emilie Alfino, executive director. “About 40 people were able to attend in person, and we hope many more will watch the video on our website.”

Coming soon is a video of the Village’s Volunteer Update about the Algiers, including information that has not been shared before.

Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Summer Hours: May 1- July 31, Tues-Sat, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will be closed entirely beginning August 1st and will reopen October 15th). The Sanibel Historical Village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and there is handicap access to eight of the nine buildings. Admission is FREE for SHMV members and non-members (adults ages 18 years and up). Donations are greatly appreciated to assist in our Hurricane Ian recovery efforts.  For more information, call 472-4648 during museum hours or visit

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