Posted by: admin | November 27, 2012

Island Kudos

– Sanibel Island is the number one travel destination in the world, according to respected travel guru Arthur Frommer, the mastermind behind Frommer’s guidebooks. Frommer recently ranked his ten favorite places to visit and listed Sanibel first, above destinations like Bali and Paris, citing the island’s natural beauty and home for rare birds found at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

– Sanibel Island was recently named by USA Today as one of the worldwide “Top 10 Great Places for Families to Escape the Snow”.

– Trip Advisor has named Fort Myers and Sanibel and Captiva Islands a “Top 10 Favorite Travel Locale” and honored the area with the 2012 Travelers’ Choice National Destinations On The Rise award.

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Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille is proud to be a major sponsor at the Rosette Spoonbill $5000 level of the upcoming “Ding” Darling Days at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. 2011 marks the fourth consecutive year that Doc Ford’s has been a top-level sponsor.

Planned for the week of Oct. 16 – 22, 2011, “Ding” Darling Days is held in conjunction with National Wildlife Refuge Week and celebrates the birthday of the refuge’s namesake, father of the Duck Stamp program and Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, J.N. “Ding” Darling.

This year’s events kick-off with Family Fun Day, featuring free narrated Refuge tram tours, live wildlife presentations, hot dogs, nature crafts for the kids, a touch tank, butterfly house and more.

Thanks to such generous sponsorship, throughout the week festival-goers can enjoy free and discounted activities such as biking and birding tours, kayaking and sea life boat excursions, nature photography, nature talks and animal demonstrations.

Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille
975 Rabbit Road • Sanibel, Florida  (239) 472-8311

Doc Ford’s Fort Myers Beach
708 Fisherman’s Wharf •  Ft. Myers Beach, Florida (239) 765-9660

Posted by: admin | March 2, 2011

Doc Ford’s Sanibel St. Patrick’s Celebration

Irish Pub Band Celtic Stew

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille!

Join us on Thursday, March 17th for this year’s “St. Patrick’s Day in the Tropics” We’ll have lots of great Irish food – including our famous Corned Beef and Cabbage and of course….green beer!

Popular Southwest Florida Irish pub band, Celtic Stew returns to play from 7-10pm on the patio.

Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille
975 Rabbit Road • Sanibel Island
239.472.8311
at the corner of Rabbit & San-Cap Roads

Posted by: admin | February 18, 2011

Randy Wayne White Book Signing THIS SUNDAY & MONDAY!

It’s time – The long awaited book signing event for the newest Doc Ford thriller, Night Vision, is finally here!

New York Times Best Selling author, Randy Wayne White will be signing copies of  Night Vision, at Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille on Sunday, February 20th and Monday, February 21st from 12 – 2pm and again from 4 – 6 pm, both days.  Books, along with all of your favorite Doc Ford’s merchandise, will be available for purchase.

Get a jump on the February 22nd national release AND have your edition personalized by the author!

Can’t make it to these events? Randy will be at Doc Ford’s Fort Myers Beach on March 13th.

Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille
975 Rabbit Road, Sanibel Island
239.472.8311

Posted by: admin | January 13, 2011

Doc Ford’s Special Music Event

Wendy Webb & Norville at Doc Ford's Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille

“An unbelievable night of entertainment, in our own backyard!”

Back again, for one night only Norwegian/Nashville Country Artists – NORVILLE!  Featuring special guest – acclaimed signer-songwriter WENDY WEBB

Big music news from Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grill Wendy Webb is scheduled to perform January 20th at 6:30pm! Last year’s event was played to a full-house of enthusiastic music and Doc Ford fans.

Those familiar with the Doc Ford novels may recognize Webb’s lyrics from the pages of author Randy Wayne White’s novels. What they probably don’t realize is that they may have already met this talented artist – Wendy is married to White and often accompanies him to book signing events.

Though Wendy tours internationally and lives right here in paradise, she rarely appears locally. We are fortunate to have her share her talents – Ms. Webb is scheduled to perform at Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar and Grill this Thursday, Jan. 2oth! Appearing along with NorVille, this is a not-to-be-missed event. The concert is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.

Doc Ford’s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grill
975 Rabbit Road
Sanibel Island
239.472.8311

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