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

Artists@Issaquah Announced for Sept 8

Living on the water, it’s hard not to be inspired. The Artists of Issaquah show, founded in 2003, nurtured both pre-professional and established artists, celebrated creative expression, and aimed to develop the artist within all of us. After a five-year hiatus, the celebration of artists in our floating community has... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – March 2018

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE MARCH BOARD MEETING: The FHA website upgrade continues. High resolution photos will be posted, and the site will be more accessible on mobile devices.... Read more

Bill Kirsch Passes Away on Commodore

Longtime waterfront resident, artist and architect Bill Kirsch died on Tuesday, February 27. According to Sausalito Village, of which Bill and his wife Felicity were founding members, “Bill was sitting in his favorite rocking chair at home on Tuesday evening when he simply passed away.” Just two weeks earlier, the Sausalito... Read more

A Look Back – 2017 Dock & Community News

There were a lot of dock and community news stories in 2017, some of which deserve a 2nd look—to read a post, click the link/story title—posts about those no longer with us (either departed or having moved away), celebrations, expressions of creativity and reminders of what makes our community unique. ... Read more

Last Weeks to Catch SV Art Show at Library

Get down to the Sausalito Public Library to view the Sausalito Village Art Show—before the show closes on Dec 16. Michael Sheats, South 40—one of several floating homes residents exhibiting in the annual art show—created the sculpture titled Deadeye from wood that came from the scrap pile of the Matthew... Read more

Art Vibes at the Libe

The Sausalito library was packed on Sunday, November 5 for the opening reception of the fifth annual Sausalito Village Art Show. Show organizers Hillair Bell and Michael Sheats of South 40 invited everyone to enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and libations, while listening to a classical string trio which included cellist... Read more

5th Annual Sausalito Village Art Show Opens Nov 5

Sausalito Village showcases member artists and authors, including many from the Floating Homes Community, at its 5th annual exhibition. The show will be hung in the Sausalito Library and will be available for viewing during regular hours November 5 through December 16. An opening night reception will be held on... Read more

Emily Makes Music on Issaquah

Dozens of neighbors past and present turned out to help Emily Riddell celebrate her birthday on September 23. Emily also brought 15 blue grass picker friends, who provided lots of lively entertainment throughout the afternoon on Issaquah Dock. After 27 years, Emily and Stuart are selling their floating home, and... Read more

Oct 1: Summer Fades – Love Remains

All eyes will be on the Golden Gate Bridge this coming Sunday—October 1 from 2 to 5 p.m.—in anticipation of a final ode to the Summer of Love. As reported recently in the MarinIJ—view the full article: Summer of Love skywriting tribute planned at Golden Gate …a skywriter is set to... Read more