"Baileyfest 2009 offering $1,700 worth of prizes"
Baileyfest 2009 will be held on Sunday, Oct. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Bailey's Center, located on the corner of Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road.
All 14 merchants in the Bailey's Center Merchants' Association (BCMA) have donated prizes:
Bailey's General Store $100 gift card
Bailey's True Value Hardware $100 gift card
Biddles Bucket Four $25 gift certificates
The Grog Shop $100 case of wine
Nick's Frozen Yogurt $100 gift basket
Hillgate Communications $100 spa gift basket
Island Cleaners $100 gift package
Island Cinema 10 $10 gift certificates for concessions
Lily & Co. $495 jewelry set
Sanibel Barber Shop Four $25 gift certificates
Sanibel Beauty Salon $100 beauty gift basket
Sanibel Shell Automotive Four $25 gift certificates for parts or labor
Select Vacation Properties $100 BBQ gift basket
The Video Scene 12 double movie rental packages
In order to enter the drawings, individuals need to visit the 14 BCMA merchants through Friday, Oct. 23. Entries are limited to one per person at each merchant. Winners will be announced at Baileyfest, but do not need to be present to win.
The Baileyfest stage will run from 1 p.m. and feature acts from local performers such as The Schoolhouse Theatre, BIG Arts, Jennifer Valiquette (saxophone player), The Sanibel School Steel Drum Band, Ring of Emerald dancers and more.
The family-oriented event will include food and beverages, crowning of Baileyfest King and Queen, mule and wagon rides, a bounce house, dunk tank, inflatable slide, miniature golf, and traditional games, including an egg and spoon race, hula hoop contest, tin can alley and fastest pitch. All proceeds will benefit Sanibel and Captiva non-profit organizations such as CROW, F.I.S.H. and Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation.