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Businesses Encouraged to Utilize Resources for Irma Recovery

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Kevin

According to the Small Business Association, there are several resources to help local businesses affected by Hurricane Irma to recover and reestablish.

Lee County Elections Affected by Hurricane Irma

Sep 08, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Due to the unpredictability and severity of Hurricane Irma, elections that were initially scheduled for September 12, 2017 have been rescheduled.

Hurricane Updates for the Southwest Florida Area

Sep 07, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

We put together articles from our other sites that contain useful resources regarding Hurricane Irma.

Sensational Big Arts 2018 Season Announced

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Kevin

The 2018 Performing Arts Series of 16 major artists and 5 professional plays promises to be the most diverse and exciting in BIG ARTS history.

Valerie's House Founder Talks Hope, Grief & Healing Together

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Kevin

We had the opportunity to speak with Valerie’s House Founder and CEO Angela Melvin, who recently presented at the 2017 National Alliance for Grieving Children Symposium in Richmond, Va.

Stay, Eat and Relax at These Sanibel Island Bed & Breakfasts

Aug 23, 2017 ● By Kevin

If you're looking for relaxing spots for an extended stay on Sanibel Island, we've got you covered with this list of bed & breakfast options.

5 Events for Live Music Fans on Sanibel & Captiva in August 2017

Aug 15, 2017 ● By Kevin

Looking for some summertime live music? We've put together a few ideas for you.

5 Things to do on Sanibel & Captiva Islands This Weekend - 7/28/17

Jul 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've put together a few ideas for you.

Cat Country 107.1 Holding Special Preview Party for Annual Songwriter Festival

Jul 26, 2017 ● By Kevin

The fourth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns to Captiva and Fort Myers starting this September, but a special kickoff will be held for select guests on Aug. 3.

Fun Things to Do on Captiva Island

Jul 20, 2017 ● By Kevin

From boating and shelling to fine dining and exploring, Captiva has plenty of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path.
  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    12/17/2017
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    12/17/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Echoes

    12/17/2017
    02:00PM

    Tillie and Samira were born 175 years apart, but their parallel stories eerily mirror one another...


  • Miracle on 34th Street

    12/17/2017
    02:00PM

    Holiday tradition. Based on the movie of the same name, Miracle On 34th Street features a book an...


  • FOODIES & YOGIS: Basil & Back Care

    12/17/2017
    04:00PM — 06:00PM

    Calling all soul seeking, health conscious, cuisine curious peeps! Most bodies & minds need assi...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/17/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/17/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    12/19/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    12/19/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    12/19/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • DeRomo's Winter Wine Showcase

    12/19/2017
    05:00PM — 08:00PM

    Join us to sample wines from around the world, sample fresh cheeses and gourmet treats spread out...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/19/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/19/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/19/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    12/18/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...