Events And Fun Facts

  • 3Jul2015

    Bailey Matthews Shell Museum

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Known as one of the best spots in the world for collecting seashells, Sanibel has attracted shell collectors from around the world to its shores. To gain perspective and appreciation for the vast array of shells found on Sanibel and Captiva Islands and around the world, a visit to the Bailey Matthews Shell Museum is a must.

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  • 2Jul2015

    Sanibel Historical Village and Museum

    Sanibel Real Estate
    In 1965 the completion of a series of bridges between man made spoiler islands connected Punta Rassa to Sanibel Island changing the future of the islands. Prior to the draw bridge construction, pioneers and visitors had to rely on water transportation to reach the islands.

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  • 2Jul2015

    Trails in Motion - Sanibel Bike Paths

    Sanibel Real Estate
    While most visitors and many residents don't know who or what Trails in Motion is, they have benefited from their tireless efforts to maintain and expand the shared use paths that cover over 26 miles on Sanibel Island. The Sanibel Trails in Motion Fund is a non-profit group organized by The Sanibel Bike Club. They count on our support to advocate for safe and enjoyable bike paths on the island.

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  • 29Jun2015

    FISH of Sanibel and Captiva

    Sanibel Real Estate
    F.I.S.H. stands for Friends in Service Here. FISH offers a Walk-In Center for local island residents in need. They work with several Lee County United Way Agencies to provide Food Programs, Social Services and Helping Hands.

    Pfeifer Realty Group has had the honor of sharing our parking lot with F.I.S.H. from April of 2008 when we opened our Sanibel Real Estate Brokerage until June of 2015 when they moved to their new location at 2430 Periwinkle Way. We have been able to see those in need as they come in and out of the their office as well as interact with their staff and volunteers.

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  • 27Jun2015

    Community Housing Resources - CHR

    Sanibel Real Estate
    The City of Sanibel recognizes that many indiviudals in our community need below market rate housing. This valuable program offers both rental and ownership opportunities to families with low or moderate incomes.

    Community Housing and Resources, Inc is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides housings for many families who work full time on Sanibel or are retired or disabled residents on the island.

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  • 9Jun2015

    Sanibel Community House

    Sanibel Real Estate
    The Sanibel Community House is the gathering place for all of us. They are a 501c3 non profit orgnaization that has existed since 1927 on Periwinkle Way.

    Founder Curtis Perry a part time resident artist who lived on Captiva went door to door in 1927 to convince islanders to support the concept of a gathering place with money, materials and their labor.

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  • 19Apr2015

    Bleu Rendezvous French Bistro

    Sanibel Real Estate
    New French restaurant on Sanibel Island.

    May 5th, 2015 will be a great day for Sanibel and Captiva fans of Bleu Windows French Restaurant in Fort Myers. Owners Christian and Mari Vivet will be opening Bleu Rendezvous at 2430 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Their second restaurant will strongly reflect the menu items and wine list from their already popular South Fort Myers bistro.

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  • 8Apr2015

    Ding Darling Tarpon Tournament

    Sanibel Real Estate
    No, this is not a picture of a Tarpon. It's a 40 pound Black Drum landed on May 2nd by Zane Smith and John Pfeifer as they practiced for the upcoming Tarpon Tournament sponsored by Doc Fords!

    Every year hopeful anglers from all over the world assemble their best team, gather their most reliable equipment and gear to hunt down and catch the elusive Tarpon. One of the largest Tarpon Tournaments happens each May to support Ding Darling Wildlife Society, The Doc Ford's Tarpon Tournament. With nearly 50 teams of avid anglers, the Tarpon will be on the run.

    2015's tournament resulted one of the youngest teams entered in the history of the Doc Ford's Tarpon Tournament. Known as the "Young Bucks", Pfeifer Realty Group is sponsoring these avid anglers: John Pfeifer, Zane Smith and Harry Heuther. This team may be young but they are keenly familiar with the waters surrounding Sanibel, Captiva and Pine Island Sound. Zane Smith, a Freshman at FGCU grew up on Sanibel with a love of fishing from an early age, and has fished these waters for over 12 years. John Pfeifer, a Sophomore at Canterbury moved to Sanibel when he was only 2 years old and obtained his boating license at the age of 11. John began exploring the waters on his own 5 years ago.

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