The CIHS is best known for its programs. This is one of the fundamental ways we deliver on our mission of sharing the history of Captiva.
View videos of some of the event's from our previous seasons.
Serving Up Memories of Captiva's Old-Time Restaurants
January 9, 2018
A panel of speakers from Captiva’s rich history of iconic restaurants share their memories of its restaurant life of the past.
Island Voices: KATIE GARDENIA, Entrepreneur, Artist & Author
March 14, 2017
As part of the Captiva Island Historical Society's popular "Island Voices" speaker series, the originator of Captiva’s iconic Bubble Room Restaurant shares her memories of the early days.
CIHS Island Voices: Randy Wayne White, Author
January 10, 2017
As part of the Captiva Island Historical Society's popular "Island Voices" speaker series, author Randy Wayne White shares his life as a Captiva and Sanibel fishing guide in 70s and 80s.
CIHS Presents An Evening With Norma Miller, Queen of Swing!
March 30, 2015
A behind-the-curtain and front-row peek at the CIHS event, "Norma Miller, Queen of Swing". This special footage was created for the Captiva Island Historical Society by Dreamtime Entertainment and features Norma Miller, Chester Whitmore, and "Queen of Swing" documentary director, John Biffar.