For those enjoying a late season vacation in our Blind Pass Condominiums there are plenty of local events happening around Sanibel and beyond this time of year. Once you get your fill of relaxing by the pool or walking the beachfront (like that’s even possible?), check out some of the following events taking place then post in the comments section below to let us know how you liked them!
Stop by BIG ARTS Sanibel Island to check out their exhibits and performances. See their calendar for events that include exhibits, performing arts, fine arts, film, theatre, education, dance and more. Located at 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel Island. Phone 239-395-0900.
Don’t miss the Garden Tours at Edison Ford every Wednesday beginning at 10:30 a.m. Horticulturists will lead behind-the-scenes garden tours that include 20 acres of historic gardens, crop gardens, propagating nursery, and Garden Shoppe full of exotic, heritage and edible plants for gardens and containers. Cost: Edison Ford Members $10; non-members $30. Group Tours (20 or more people) $25. Location: 2350 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers. Phone 239-334-7419.
CROW’s (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife) Visitor Education Center will lead a wildlife walk with rehabilitators and staff. These walks are an opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look at the inner workings of the hospital and treatment process. The program includes an introductory presentation covering medical and rehabilitation methods followed by a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on the rehabilitation grounds. Wildlife Walks are approximately 1 and ½ hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13. Fee is $20 per person. Advance registration is required. CROW’s Visitor Education Center, 3883 Sanibel Captiva Rd., Sanibel, FL. Phone: Rachel Rainbolt, Education Coordinator at 239-472-3644 ext. 228.
The 2016 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is taking place from September 23-25, 2016. The free festival takes place over 10 days on Southwest Florida’s most beautiful barrier islands and offers a range of star-studded performances. The festival kicks off on Captiva Island, Sept. 23-25 and wraps up Sept. 30-Oct. 2 on Fort Myers Beach. Historic downtown Fort Myers will feature midweek performances. There will be a limited number of ticketed events for special performances.
Whether you’re planning a late summer vacation to Sanibel or looking for accommodations for family and friends during the upcoming holidays, keep us in mind at Blind Pass Condominiums where the comfort of our guests is our #1 concern.