Sept. 2: JimBo Trout & The Fishpeople and other SF events 

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  • High-energy thumpers JimBo Trout & The Fishpeople tap country, bluegrass, honky-tonk and more.
Who’s in town

Deaglan O Donghaile of John Moores University of Liverpool explores the classic horror novel “Dracula” and Bram Stoker’s interpretation of Irish history and culture. [6 p.m., Mechanics’ Institute, 57 Post St., S.F.]

Lectures

Current affairs: International Forum Connect discusses pressing current affairs and provides a networking opportunity for curious, informed participants. [6:30 p.m., World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., S.F.]

Literary events

Book launch: Shelly King’s new novel, “The Moment of Everything,” takes place in Mountain View and melds startup culture with the eternal charm of bookstores. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View]

Book club: The Women We’d Like to Lunch With Book Club discusses Colm Toibin’s “The Testament of Mary.” [7 p.m., 3515 California St., S.F.]

‘Exile in Guyville’: Music writer Gina Arnold, currently earning her doctorate at Stanford University, discusses “Liz Phair’s Exile in Guyville,” which traces the cultural impact of the indie rocker’s 1993 debut album. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

At the public library

Bilingual fun for kids: Francisco Herrera leads a session of songs and play in English and Spanish. [10 a.m., Presidio Branch, 3150 Sacramento St., S.F.]

VIVA dance: Miguel and Susan Govea encourage kids to sing and dance in a program presented by VIVA, the library’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. [10:15 a.m., Marina Branch, 1890 Chestnut St., S.F.]

Free film for teens: “Divergent” follows an unnaturally talented girl in a dystopian society who is labeled divergent. [3:30 p.m., Excelsior Branch, 4400 Mission St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Museum exhibit: “Mapping Edo: The Social and Political Geography of Early Modern Japan” is in its final week at the Cantor Arts Center. [11 a.m.-5 p.m., Stanford University, 28 Lomita Drive, Stanford]

Local activities

Free museum day: Admission is free to many Bay Area museums on the first Tuesday of the month. See freemuseumday.org/sf.html for a full list. [Contemporary Jewish Museum, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 736 Mission St., S.F.; de Young Museum, 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, S.F.; Legion of Honor, 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., 100 34th Ave., S.F.]

Chocolate empire: Learn about the history of See’s Candies, which is headquartered in South San Francisco, and sample its products. [6:30 p.m., South San Francisco Library, 840 West Orange Ave., South S.F.]

Rock show: Sugar Ponies top a bill that also includes Brett Harris and Scott Barkin. [8 p.m., Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St., S.F.]

Improvisational comedy: Local comedians put their wits to the test in a comedy game show. [8 p.m., Milk Bar, 1840 Haight St., S.F.]

Free concert

High-energy thumpers JimBo Trout & The Fishpeople tap country, bluegrass, honky-tonk and more. [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

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