Creativity Aboard the Vallejo

It may seem odd to travel to Sonoma for an exhibition about the heyday of the ferry Vallejo, but that’s where you can go to see the exhibition Ship of Dreams: Artists, Poets and Visionaries of the S.S. Vallejo from April 28 to June 10. A collaboration between the Sonoma Valley Museum of Arts... Read more

Fri Feb 16 – A Tribute to Larry Moyer

The final in the Sausalito Library’s series 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: A Tribute to Larry Moyer – Friday February 16 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. Larry Moyer was a fixture on the Sausalito waterfront for more than forty years. An artist, filmmaker, photographer, raconteur, and close friend of Shel Silverstein, Larry... Read more

Sausalito Seekers – Fri Feb 9 at the Library

The 3rd of Sausalito Library’s 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: Sausalito Seekers – Friday, February 9 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. One of the filmmakers behind the classic Sausalito waterfront story Last Free Ride, Saul Rouda (shown at left, back in the day) filmed the tribulations of the houseboat community from... Read more

Paying the Price for Peace – Fri Feb 2

The 2nd of Sausalito Library’s 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: Paying the Price for Peace – Friday, February 2 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. The series continues with an award-winning film—Paying the Price for Peace (2016, 97 minutes)—edited by Sausalito storyteller Susan Utell and directed and produced by Bo Boudart. Through the... Read more

Turning the Tide – Documentary Film – Jan 26

The first of Sausalito Library’s 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: Turning the Tide: Saving Richardson Bay – Friday, January 26 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. Through interviews, archival photographs and video, Turning the Tide (2006, 60 minutes) tells the story of a pivotal event in the history of Richardson Bay: the dramatic community... Read more

The 2018 Sausalito Documentary Film Series

The Sausalito Documentary Film Series is an annual event at the Sausalito Library that highlights films that are about Sausalito or made by a Sausalito filmmaker. The film series takes place inside the Library on consecutive Friday evenings during the winter, when light from the Library’s tall windows is at a... Read more

History of Herring in Richardson’s Bay

The annual run of herring off our shores is a phenomenon that’s come and gone over the past half-century. Here’s how Marin This Month Magazine described the annual herring frenzy in January 1960: Fish, fowl and the people of Marin will enjoy on various levels of ecstasy the annual herring... Read more

Moondrifter Reverie

Keith Emmons, who lived as an anchor-out for ten years in the 1970s, is a poet and storyteller who has written numerous observations of that Utopian civic experience. In 1972, Keith and his fiancé were living in Oakland and planning a summer trip back East. They gave up their apartment... Read more

Brigade Lights Up Sausalito–Marin City Tunnel

Saturday Dec 16, as winter light gave over to darkness, two bands of civic-minded citizens met and merged in the pedestrian tunnel connecting Marin City to Sausalito. On any given day the walkway beneath Highway 101 is a dimly lit—if not threatening—passageway. The 5’2″ high metal bars that run the length... Read more

Sausalito Waterfront Poet Reads at the Library

Moondrifter Reverie — Please join us in the City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m. for a reading by Sausalito waterfront poet Keith Emmons, author of the new poetry collection Moondrifter Reverie. A cum laude graduate of Harvard College, Keith lived for ten years in the Waldo... Read more