first thing we see as we enter Wharf Street, the main
is the tone of the town laid out on this building.
art project. Each mural was
contributed by a local artist.
See the Photo Album for Bolinas
Wharf Street, the main drag, the buildings are
anything but modern.
Charming and funky, maybe.
Although cars are lined up on the curb, the
street is fairly deserted.
have a reputation for being free thinkers. They are
sometimes accused of having more fun than those in other
little Marin communities. Known to celebrate traditional holidays with their own
slant, they sometimes make up festivals to coordinate with
community priorities, such as the Sunfest, which
celebrates the arrival of new babies.
Each baby is introduced to the beat of a drum by a costumed performer.
ready for a liquid break, so we walk up Wharf Street
looking for possibilities.
The first place we find is the Coastal
It’s a comfortable seat-yourself room with
colonial style furniture. We notice a
big painting on the wall —
a rendition of the
stolen turn-off sign!
our thirst quenched, we wander down the block and follow the
curve around to the lagoon.
Back on the