2018-2109 Events

The CIHS is best known for our programs.  This is one of the fundamental ways we deliver on our mission of 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 events.

Season Presenting Sponsor

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  • January 09, 2018

    Serving Up Memories Of Captiva's Old-Time Eateries

    A panel from Captiva’s rich history of iconic restaurants share their memories of its colorful restaurant life of the past.
  • January 31, 2018

    BLIND PASS: The Bridge That Connects

    A Captiva Island Historical Society and Sanibel Historical Museum and Village Event

    In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the first Blind Pass Bridge, the Captiva Island Historical Society and Sanibel Historical Museum and Village join together to chronicle the rich history of the place where our two islands overlap.
  • February 20, 2018

    WHAT DO YOU KNOW? Captiva History Game Show

    An event sure to make Captiva history fun, intriguing and rewarding!
  • March 13, 2018

    DENEGE PATTERSON, Author, Naturalist

    An Island Voices Speaker Series Event

    Noted author Denége Patterson will share her extensive knowledge of the islands of Pine Island Sound, their Geology, Archaeology, and History.
  • April 04, 2018

    BUCK KEY – Island of History and Mystery

    A New "Captiva Memories" Film Documentary

    A documentary film premiere that tells the surprising story of Buck Key and its early community that foreshadowed Captiva’s settlement.
  • November 13, 2018

    Launch, Lunch & Look

    Your Invitation To A One-Of-A-Kind Experience

    Join the CIHS as we cruise from Captiva to Boca Grande for a private buffet lunch and docent talk at the historic Gasparilla Inn.

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It is with gratitude that the CIHS recognize The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company
fortheir continuing and generous support, which helps us defray the cost of this
year’s programs.

Bridging the Past and the Present