Sept. 2-4: SF Mime Troupe, SF Zine Fest, Thomas Schultz, Hot Tuna, Hot Summer Night, Dave Koz, Monster Jam, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sausalito Art Festival, Sam Smith, Coal + Ice


Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical: Winding down its 59th summer season, the San Francisco Mime Troupe brings its satire about a disillusioned Trump voter who travels back in time to 1912, during the heyday of the American Socialist party, back to The City; a talk follows the performance. [2 p.m., Dolores Park, Dolores and 19th streets, S.F.]

San Francisco Zine Fest: The 17th annual free gathering boasts more than 100 small-press and DIY creators selling and trading their work; guest of honor is Indian-American cartoonist and writer Nidhi Chanani, whose graphic novels are “Pashmina” and “Jukebox.” [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., County Fair Building, 1199 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Thomas Schultz: The pianist performs American composer Frederic Rzewski’s “The People United Will Never Be Defeated,” an hour-long composition of piano variations based composer Sergio Ortega’s music of resistance to tyranny in Chile. [2 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Millbrae Art and Wine Festival: The 2018 edition of the 48-year-old event offers arts and crafts, food and drinks, a car show, kids’ activities and more. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Broadway between Victoria and Meadow Glen avenues, Millbrae]

Kings Mountain Art Fair: The 55th annual Labor Day weekend community event features more than 100 artist booths, food, drinks and children’s activities in a beautiful redwood setting. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Firehouse and Community Center, 13889 Skyline Blvd., Woodside]

Hot Tuna Electric: The blues band was started decades ago by guitarist-vocalist Jorma Kaukonen and bassist Jack Casady as a side project to Jefferson Airplane. [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga]

Hot Summer Night: The fifth annual hip-hop and R&B show features Nelly, Busta Ryhmes, Fat Joe, Salt-n-Pepa, Faith Evans and Mya. [4 p.m. Concord Pavilion, 2000 Kirker Pass Road, Concord]

Golden Gate Park Band: The free concert includes jazz and movie music, as well as Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E flat with soloist Mark Nemoyten. [1 p.m., Bandshell, Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Dave Koz: The saxophonist and smooth jazz giant –joined by Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot and Aubrey Logan to play tunes from the new album “Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns II: From A to Z” — appears in the Sausalito Art Festival’s inaugural After Party show. [6:30 p.m., Marinship Park, Marinship Way, Sausalito]

Monster Jam: Promoters of the motor sport event promise “the ultimate showdown of eight extreme Monster Jam teams going head-to-head in seven endurance competitions driving Monster Jam trucks, speedsters and ATVs.” [1 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

Brazilian Day and Lavagem: The free outdoor festival in honor of Brazilian Independence Day includes a 2 p.m. blessing (Lavagem) calling for world peace, a children’s village, drinks, food, artisans and a caipirinha lounge. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 1901 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley]

Protoje: The Jamaican reggae star, promoting his fourth studio album “A Matter of Time,” opens a two-night stand. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

The Molochs: The alt-rock band led by Lucas Fitzsimons, with the new release “Flowers in the Spring,” appears on a bill with Smokescreens, Seablite and Neutrals. [8 p.m., Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St., S.F.] An Elegant Evening at The Fairmont, Sunday, September 2, 2018,

An Elegant Evening at The Fairmont: The $30-per-person formal dance party is presented by the Society of Single Professionals. [8 p.m., Venetian Room, 950 Mason St., S.F.]


A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Free Shakespeare in the Park presents the popular comedy about four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors; the Labor Day performance accompanies a three-weekend run in San Francisco’s Presidio. [2 p.m., Civil War Parade Lawn, Main Post, 103 Montgomery St., Presidio of S.F.]

Labor Day Concert: The free performance by the Golden Gate Park Band mixed repertory program includes jazz and movie music. [1 p.m., Bandshell, Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Sausalito Art Festival: The final day of the 66th annual Labor Day weekend event with works from more than 250 artists for sale features performances by Eric Burdon and the Animals, Jesse Colin Young and Pride & Joy. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Marinship Park, off Marinship Way, Sausalito]

El Rio Labor Day Party: The bar’s 16th annual Cowgirlpalooza features barbecue and country and rock performances by Valerie Jay, Crying Time, The Muddy Roses and Velvetta. [3 to 8 p.m., 3158 Mission St., S.F.]

Giro di San Francisco 2018
: Spectators are invited to watch the 43nd annual bike race, formerly known as the San Francisco Gran Prix. [8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Levi’s Plaza, Battery and Union streets, S.F.]

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged
: Actors Ensemble of Berkeley stages a free performance of the madcap mashup of all of Shakespeare’s plays by Winfield, Singer and Long. [4 p.m., John Hinkel Park, 41 Somerset Place, Berkeley]


Sam Smith: The soulful British pop singer and multi-Grammy winner (for “Stay With Me”) is on his “The Thrill Of It All” arena tour; Beth Ditto opens. [8 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

Coal + Ice: Running through Sept. 23, the huge, free, documentary photography and video exhibit (co-curated by Magnum Photos photographer Susan Meiselas and renowned Dutch designer Jeroen de Vries) features images by several dozen international photographers examining effects of climate change caused by fossil fuels. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason. Marina Boulevard, S.F.]

Gabriela Alemán
: The Ecuadorian writer celebrates her novel “Poso Wells” in conversation Mauro Javier Cardenas, author of “The
Revolutionaries Try Again” and her translator, Dick Cluster. [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Allan deSouza-Through the Black Country: The exhibit — an installation of maps, photos, diary entries and a recreated base camp that “upends iconic colonial narratives of discovery in Africa” — kicks off Thacher Gallery’s 20th season at University of San Francisco, opening with an artist’s talk and reception. [3 to 6 p.m., 2130 Fulton St., S.F.]

Bishop Briggs: The English singer-songwriter (born to Scottish parents) is best known for her bluesy alt-rock hit “River.” [8 p.m., Fox, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

A Midsummer Night's DreamCoal + IceDave KozHot Summer NightHot TunaMonster JamSam SmithSausalito Art FestivalSF Mime TroupeSF Zine FestThomas Schultz

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