November 18, 2019
Celebrating Historic ‘Tween Waters Inn‘Tween Waters Inn is one of the historic treasures of Captiva. An experience exclusive to this CIHS event includes a sumptuous buffet dinner in the newly-renovated Old Captiva House, docent talk by Tony Lapi, and theatrical appearance by a personality from our island’s yesteryear.
January 13, 2020
Homage To History
CIHS Presents The Betty Anholt 'Guardian of History' AwardOur standing-ovation tribute to this exceptional island historian includes an intimate dinner and unique opportunity to learn about the award’s inspiring namesake, Betty Anholt.
January 25, 2020
History Two-fer!This event comprises the official reopening of the renovated History Gallery, plus the introduction of the self-guided Walking Tour of Captiva Island historic landmarks.
February 05, 2020
Double Feature Movie NightSanibel premiere of two of our documentaries: “Buck Key: Island of History & Mystery” and “Blind Pass: The Bridge That Connects.”
February 18, 2020
From Bullets to BooksThe forgotten, notorious life of Captiva loner Reimund Holzhey (1866-1952). His life attracted the attention of newspapers in the entire United States, and even European newspapers wrote about him and his transformation from hardened criminal and prisoner to photographer, writer, and successful investor.
March 03, 2020
"Sands of Time"
Documentary PremiereExplore the history and future of erosion on Captiva at the debut of our latest full-length documentary.
April 06, 2020
The War Years: Captiva Island 1941-1945A moving salute to Captiva Island wartime memories are expressed through visual image, narrative, and song.
The CIHS is best known for our programs. This is one of the fundamental ways we deliver on our mission of gathering, interpreting and sharing the history of Captiva. The CIHS is proud to showcase another season of programs designed to educate, enlighten and entertain.
We hope you will plan on joining us for this season's programs.
Season Presenting Sponsor
It is with gratitude that the CIHS recognizes The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company for their continuing and generous support, which helps us once defray the cost of this season's programs.