Cool Jazz for a Heat Wave

Sausalito celebrated one year of free First Wednesday al fresco concerts on September 7 with a performance by West Coast Cool Jazz. The mercury was nudging 90 when the 8-piece band kicked off a 90-minute set, but a crowd still gathered at Cascais Plaza. According to NPR,  the West Coast...

Oct 8 Yard Sale Booths Available

Sausalito’s semi-annual City Wide Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, October 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. The event will feature more than eighty seller booths at the MLK parking lot at 610 Coloma Street. Seller booths are now on sale to residents and non-residents...

Jazz By the Bay Extended to Sept 23

Thanks to a partnership with Performing Stars of Marin City, the Parks and Recreation Department has added three September dates to its 2022 schedule of free Jazz and Blues by the Bay concerts in Gabrielson Park. Because of the shorter days in September, the Friday evening shows will begin at...

Art Festival Postponed to 2023

On April 6 we ran an announcement that the Sausalito Art Festival would resume in late summer, scaled down to accommodate 4,500 visitors over three days. But, stuff happens, and last week the Art Festival Foundation stated: “unfortunately, Marinship Park, the traditional home of the Festival, is still not available...

New Street Smarts Campaign Begins This Month

The Transportation Authority of Marin will be introducing a new ‘street smarts’ campaign called “Eyes Up” starting in mid–September. The campaign will focus on dangerous behavior on Marin County roads, including speeding and distracted driving from phone use, and will also include bicycle and pedestrian safety messages. Signs and banners...

Headlands Center Open House Aug 28

The Headlands Center for the Arts, located in the hills above Rodeo Lagoon, will host an open house on Sunday, August 28, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. This free event provides a once–a–season opportunity to roam the Headlands Center campus, meet current artists, view works in progress, and attend...

Call for Artists at Bay Model

The Bay Model is planning a show of floating home artists from February 13 to April 3 next year, hopefully timed to coincide with the FHA’s annual meeting, depending on COVID restrictions in effect at that time. Curator Dan Cassidy points out that entry is free and 100% of any sale...

Marin City Celebrates its 80th

Prior to WWII, the land across the freeway was occupied by a dairy farm and a handful of families. But in 1942 a settlement sprung up there to house 6,000 of the 20,000 employees who migrated from all over the United States to work at the Marinship, Sausalito’s waterfront shipyard....

Ted Sempliner Returns to Catalina

When long–time East Pierian Ted Sempliner was a boy, his family spent many happy weekends aboard their yacht at Catalina. Ted, who passed away in May, was one of those kids who dove for coins tossed from the Catalina Ferry, and always considered the island his favorite place. So that’s...