November 16, 2021
An Artful Look at Captiva HistoryOver its history Captiva has inspired artists. This art exhibit of historic artwork is a collaboration with the Captiva Civic Association. Join us on opening night of this captivating art exhibit, which runs through December 1st. Admission is free.
December 05, 2021
Panel Discussion with Kristina LindberghCIHS supports the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Captiva Chapel by the Sea as they host the granddaughter of author Anne Morrow Lindbergh, who will discuss the impact of the “Gift from the Sea."
December 07, 2021
War Years on Captiva Island 1941-1945Our stage-production salute to the WW II years on Captiva features theatrical narrative, live music and images from our archives.
January 11, 2022
Cart-In / Walk-In Movie NightWhether seated in your golf cart or your folding chair in the fresh-air environment of McCarthy’s Marina, we’re certain you’ll enjoy the acclaimed WGCU documentary film “Pink Gold."
February 07, 2022
Open-Air Cinema "Double Feature"
"Captiva Memories" DocumentariesWhether seated in your golf cart or your folding chair in the fresh-air environment of McCarthy’s Marina, we’re certain you’ll enjoy the two CIHS "Captiva Memories" Documentaries, "Our Mailboat Santiva" and "South Seas: An Enduring Paradise."
March 07, 2022
Tight Lines & Big Fish Stories
History of Angling on CaptivaPremiere of the 9th documentary in our “Captiva Memories” collection. This history is a rich source of entertaining stories told by interesting people.
April 04, 2022
The History of Historic St. AugustineIf you like Florida history you’re sure to love this discussion of St. Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied settlement of European and African-American origin in the United States.
January 09, 2023
Historic St. Augustine Getaway
January 9-12, 2023Join us and experience the Florida history of Spanish colonialism, swashbuckling pirates, Henry Flagler and the Gilded Age. Offers many unique experiences you wouldn’t have access to on your own. Limited to 50 People on a first sign-up basis.
This season, our 11th, the Captiva Island Historical Society is pleased to resume our traditional program formats and event venues, still with the greatest consideration for the well-being of our guests.
We look forward to looking back. Hope you will join us.
It is with gratitude the CIHS recognizes The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company for their continuing and generous support, which helps us once again to defray the cost of this season's programs.