Saturday, November 23, 2013

Sanibel - Restaurants open for Thanksgiving

Name Open / Closed
Bailey's General Store Open 7am-12noon
Blue Giraffe  CLOSED
Bubble Room Restaurant Open 11:30a-3:00p; 4:30pm-9pm
Cantina Captiva CLOSED
Captiva Pizza 3:30pm - 10pm
Cheeburger Cheeburger CLOSED
Cip's Place CLOSED
Coffee Bar at Bailey's Open 7am-5pm
Dairy Queen 11am-4pm
Doc Ford's Captiva Rum Bar & Grille 11am-10pm
Doc Ford's Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille CLOSED
Dunes Golf & Tennis Club CLOSED
George & Wendy's Sanibel Seafood Grille 11am-10pm
Geppetto's Beach Foodies CLOSED
Gramma Dot's Open 11:30am-8pm
Green Flash Restaurant CLOSED
Greenhouse Grill Open 10:30am-9pm
Huxter's Market & Deli Open 6:30am-10pm
 Island BBQ   CLOSED 
Island Cow Open 7am-9pm
Island Pizza Company 11am-4pm
Jacaranda Restaurant Open 4pm-10pm
Jerry's Foods of Sanibel Store 6am-4pm; Restaurant 6am-2:30pm
Key Lime Bistro Open Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner 4pm-10pm specials 
Lazy Flamingo (Blind Pass) CLOSED
Lazy Flamingo II (Sanibel) CLOSED
Lighthouse Cafe (Sanibel) 7am-2pm
Lighthouse Waterfront Restaurant Open ; Buffet 11:00a, 12:30p, 2:00, 3:30p, 5:00p
Matzaluna's CLOSED
Mucky Duck Restaurant CLOSED
Old Captiva House    Open 11:30a-8pm; Buffet; reservations needed
Over Easy Café CLOSED
 Pinocchio's Original Italian Ice Cream   CLOSED 
PocoLoco Sanibel CLOSED
RC Otters Open Breakfast; Lunch; Closed dinner
Sanibel Café CLOSED
Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory CLOSED
Sanibel Fish House CLOSED
Sanibel Steakhouse    Open 2pm-9pm
Schnapper's Hots, Inc. Open 11am-4pm
Starfish Grille Open Breakfast, Dinner; Lunch at Tiki Bar
Sunset Grill CLOSED
Sunshine Seafood Café   Open 5pm - 10pm
Sweet Melissa's CLOSED
The Sangria Grill CLOSED
The Sandbar 579-0235
Thistle Lodge Restaurant Open 11am-7pm buffet
Timbers Restaurant Open 1pm-8pm
Traders CLOSED
Traditions on the Beach Open 4pm-9pm
Waterview Restaurant at Sundial Buffet 1pm-8pm; Sea Breeze open
Zebra Frozen Yogurt 11am-2pm

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Sanibel Special Events November 8th, 9th, 10th &
11th Veteran's Day Weekend    
The following Special Events are scheduled on Sanibel Island this Veteran's Day weekend:
Friday, November 8th   
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. - 5th Annual Cracker Fest
The Bait Box, 1041 Periwinkle Way Click here for more Information
7 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Remembering the USO Dance Party
Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way Click here for more Information
Saturday, November 9th    
8:30 a.m. to Noon - 2nd Annual "Ding" Darling Kids Fishing Derby
Sanibel Causeway Island "A" Click here for more Information
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. - 5th Annual Esperanza Woodring Memorial Cast Net Rodeo
The Bait Box, 1041 Periwinkle Way Click here for more Information
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. - 8th Annual Beach Ball Fundraiser
Sundial Beach Resort, 1451 Middle Gulf Drive Click here for more Information
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - SCCF's Wines in the Wild
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, 3333 San-Cap Road
Call (239) 472-2329 for ticket information. 
Sunday, November 10th  
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Sanibel Island Farmer's Market
City Hall Grounds, 800 Dunlop Road
Click here for more Information
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - CROW'S 32nd Annual Taste of the Islands'
The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, 949 Sand Castle Road
Monday, November 11th  
10:30 a.m. to Noon - Annual Veteran's Day Ceremony
Sanibel City Hall Flagpole, 800 Dunlop Road
11 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Sons of the American Legion "Free Meal for Veterans"
American Legion Post 123, 4923 Sanibel-Captiva Road
The City of Sanibel is a "walkable and bikeable" community and features one of the most extensive shared use paths in the State of Florida.  Attendees to these special events are encouraged to enjoy our good nature, bicycle to these events and stay FIT-4-LIFE!
For information on permitted events or how to obtain a Special Event Permit, please contact Christie Card, City Manager's Office at (239) 472-3700, ext. 351, or visit the City Manager's webpage here.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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Monday, November 4, 2013

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