2021-2022 Events

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.
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  • November 16, 2021

    An Artful Look at Captiva History

    Over 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 Lindbergh

    CIHS 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

    Sentimental Journey

    War Years on Captiva Island 1941-1945

    Our stage-production salute to the WW II years on Captiva features theatrical narrative, live music and images from our archives.
  • January 11, 2022

    Open-Air Cinema

    Cart-In / Walk-In Movie Night

    Whether 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

    “The Spirit Behind the Spirit of St. Louis”

    Discussion of the book, "The Spirit Behind the Spirit of St. Louis" by author, Ben Barrett.
  • March 07, 2022

    Tight Lines & Big Fish Stories

    History of Angling on Captiva

    Premiere 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

    Highlight on Historic St. Augustine

    If 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.

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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.

Bridging the Past and the Present