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 […]

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

November 14, 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 in the 1970s,” said executive director Emilie Alfino. “This event […]

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

November 8, 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.” “We look forward to sharing some of the things that were taking place on the island during the 1970s, a very important decade in our history,” said […]

HISTORICAL VILLAGE RE-OPENS OCT. 16, SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

September 25, 2018 – The Sanibel Historical Village re-opens October 16, Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We’re planning exciting programs this season, including three of our popular Twilight Talks,” said executive director Emilie Alfino. “Our annual gala fundraiser is scheduled for February 19. Watch the local newspapers for specifics. We look […]

Historical Village Welcomes Hundreds on Free Admission Day

Hundreds of guests visited the Sanibel Historical Village on Free Admission Day on Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We welcomed approximately 275 adults and 25 children ,” said Executive Director Emilie Alfino. “Probably more people came, as it isn’t easy to keep track of numbers with the crowd. We’re delighted [...]

Historical Village to Hold Free Admission Day

The Sanibel Historical Village will offer free admission for all visitors on Saturday, June 16, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We decided to hold Free Admission Days because sometimes Sanibel residents tell us they have never been to the village,” said Executive Director Emilie Alfino. “I suppose it’s the same syndrome that causes [...]

Beloved Restaurant Speaks To Historical Village Volunteers

Former restaurant owner Ann Walter reminisced about the Harbor House Restaurant for a group of Sanibel Historical Village volunteers last week. The Harbor House started out as Jack’s Place owned by Jack Cole. Known as a character, he had a shooting range in the back. Jack’s Place was built in 1948, making it the first […]