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Baileyfest 2009 offering $1,700 worth of prizes

By Staff | Oct 5, 2009

More than 40 different door prizes – valued at more than $1,700 – will be awarded at the 24th annual Baileyfest.

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.