Home » *Top Pick*, Live Music, Theater & Performance

SF Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Golden Gate Park

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted

Peacock Meadow | 240 John F Kennedy Dr, San Francisco, CA


San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” The Musical | 2019

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers on the Bay.

San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2019
Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area

Various dates: July 4 – Sept. 8, 2019
SF, Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto, and more
FREE (donations requested)

Founded in 1959, the San Francisco Mime Troupe creates and produces socially relevant theater; despite the name “mime,” their work is not pantomime, but live musical comedy and political satire.

About Treasure Island: The Musical

Treasure Island – is it the mythical isle where untold wealth awaits marauding pirates, or the freezing cold, artificial island in the middle of San Francisco Bay awaiting cut-throat developers? Or is it both?

That’s the question for Jill Hawkins when an old sea-dog of a developer drops anchor in her office at City Hall, and drops a mystery in her lap. “Developers…they scour the map looking for cities with fat purses, ready to be plundered, damn the regulations!”

But if Treasure Island is such a wonderful opportunity why has no one developed it yet…? What about the people who live there now? And who is the one-legged developer Hawkins was warned about?

2019 Schedule 

Free Bay Area Shows Bay Area Opening Weekend
Dolores Park
Thu, Jul 4th at 2 pm (Music 1:30)
19th St. & Dolores St., San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Bay Area Opening Weekend
John Hinkle Amphitheatre
Sat, Jul 6th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Sun, Jul 7th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
41 Somerset Place, Berkeley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Cubberley Community Center, Amphitheatre
Wed, Jul 10th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
Sat, Jul 13th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Sun, Jul 14th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Hillegass Ave. & Derby St., Berkeley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
Post show discussion on 8/13

Arena Theater
Wed, Jul 17th @ 8:00 PM (Music 7:30)
214 Main St., Point Arena
Ticket Info: http://www.arenatheater.org
707.882.3272

Todd Grove Park
Thu, Jul 18th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
Live Oak Avenue & Clubhouse Drive, Ukiah
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, McLaren Park
Sat, Jul 20th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Peninsula Jewish Community Center
Sun, Jul 21st @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Troupe Studio Space
Wed, Jul 24th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
Thu, Jul 25th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
855 Treat Ave, San Francisco
Ticket Info: http://treasureislandsf.brownpapertickets.com/
FREE but suggested donation $20, Seating is limited, must RSVP / Post show discussion on 7/24

Balboa Park
Sat, Jul 27th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Havelock St & San Jose Ave, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Yerba Buena Gardens
Sun, Jul 28th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Mission St. & 3rd St., San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Lakeside Park / Lake Merritt
Wed, Jul 31st @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
Thu, Aug 1st @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
Edoff Memorial Band Stand, Oakland
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
In front of the Edoff Memorial Band Stand

Live Oak Park
Sat, Aug 3rd @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Sun, Aug 4th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Shattuck Ave. & Berryman St., Berkeley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
Post show discussion on 8/3

Cubberley Community Center, Amphitheatre
Wed, Aug 7th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

St. James Park
Sat, Aug 10th @ 3:00 PM (Music 2:30)
3rd Street & E. St. James Street, San Jose
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Glen Park
Sun, Aug 11th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Elk Street & Chenery, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Davis HS, Richard Brunelle Performance Hall
Tue, Aug 13th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
315 W 14th Street, Davis
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
http://treasureislanddavis.brownpapertickets.com/
FREE but suggested donation $20, Seating is limited, must RSVP

Southside Park, Bandshell
Wed, Aug 14th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
6th & T St., Sacramento
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Pioneer Park
Fri, Aug 16th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
421 Nimrod Street, Nevada City
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Potrero del Sol
Sun, Aug 18th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Potrero del Sol, Cesar Chavez, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza
Sat, Aug 24th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
2160 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

La Plaza Park
Sun, Aug 25th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Old Redwood Hwy & West Sierra Ave, Cotati
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Peacock Meadow in Golden Gate Park
Sat, Aug 31st @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
JFK Drive & Peacock Meadow, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
Btwn Panhandle and Conservatory of Flowers

Dolores Park
Sun, Sep 1st @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Mon, Sep 2nd @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
19th St. & Dolores St., San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
Post show discussion on 9/1

Mill Valley Community Center, on the Back Lawn
Thu, Sep 5th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
180 Camino Alto (at East Blithedale), Mill Valley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

San Lorenzo Park
Sat, Sep 7th @ 3:00 PM (Music 2:30)
Sun, Sep 8th @ 3:00 PM (Music 2:30)
San Lorenzo Park, Dakota Ave, Santa Cruz
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
No dogs, alcohol, or smoking allowed in park.


Free / Learn More


Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
Categories: *Top Pick*, Live Music, Theater & Performance
Address: 240 John F Kennedy Dr, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, August 31, 2019

All Day   SF’s “Museums for All” Summer of Free Museums | Final Weekend  FREE*
*Free general admission up to four people at participating museums. Current benefits card and valid proof of San Francisco residency required.
9:00 am   2019 Cycle Fest Bike, Gear Swap & Group Ride | Sports Basement  FREE
All Day   Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday  FREE*
*Free general admission to San Francisco residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All Day   Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday  FREE*
*Free general admission to San Francisco residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All Day   49th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival | Aug 31-Sept 1  FREE
All Day   2019 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Aug. 31-Sept. 2  FREE
All Day   2019 Free Fishing Day | SF  FREE
All Day   Applebee’s $1 Mai Tai | Final Day  $1
10:00 am   3rd Annual Morgan Hill Blues Festival | South Bay  FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
All Day   Crab Cove Fish Festival: Free Fishing Lessons & Fish Bicycle Parade | Alameda  FREE
All Day   20th Annual Rail Fair: Unlimited Train Rides & Farmyard Activities | Aug. 31-Sept. 2  $12*
*$12/adults and seniors (ages 18+); $9/children (ages 4-17); ages 3 and under are free.
All Day   118th San Francisco City Open Tennis Tournament | Aug. 31-Sept. 2  FREE*
*Free to watch
10:00 am   Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mailaallen@oaklandca.gov.
10:30 am   Icebreaker Vortex Swim Celebration | SF  FREE
10:30 am   Free Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF  $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
All Day   2019 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City  FREE
All Day   2019 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre Wrestling & 20+Taco Trucks | San Jose  FREE*
*Free Admission. All Ages Event (21+ to purchase alcohol). $7 Parking on Saturdays at the Flea Market
11:00 am   Win Tix: The San Francisco Rosé Soirée | Parklab Gardens  WIN
11:00 am   Hiero “Family Day In The Park” Free Festival | Oakland  FREE
12:00 pm   Concord Vibe Beer Release Pop-up Party | East Bay  $5
All Day   RBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Petaluma  FREE
12:00 pm   Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF  FREE
All Day   49th Annual Belmont Greek Festival | Aug. 31-Sept. 2  $5*
*Early Bird- Adults $5, Teens/seniors: $2.50, Children 12 and under: Free with adult. Otherwise at the gate- General Admission (Adults) $6, (Seniors & Youth (13 - 17) $3
1:00 pm   Playing in the Plaza: Jazz & Gospel Vocalist | Emeryville  FREE
1:00 pm   Trader Vic’s 75th “Mai Tai” Day Celebration | Emeryville  $75*
*Adult: $75 Children Under 12: $30 (Advance Ticket Sales Ended on Eventbrite)
1:00 pm   Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro  FREE
2:00 pm   Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio  FREE
2:00 pm   Free Macy’s Cooking Demo: Sharon Nahm of E&O Kitchen & Bar | SF  FREE
2:00 pm   SF Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
5:00 pm   Compton’s Cafeteria Riots 53rd Anniversary Party | SF  FREE
7:00 pm   Movies in Creek Park: Rocky | San Anselmo  FREE
7:00 pm   Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF  FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
8:00 pm   “Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF  FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:30 pm   Downtown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday  FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
9:45 pm   Win Tix: Host Battle: Camin vs Cannon | The Punch Line  WIN
10:00 pm   No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus  FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm. $5 After
< Friday, August 30 Sunday, September 1 >

Facebook comments: