■ Film: 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
The film based on Roald Dahl's classic children's book will be shown today (Sept. 1) at 8 p.m. outdoors at Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. For more information, visit Movies on the Square.
■ On stage: '2012 - The Musical'
The San Francisco Mime Troupe returns to Palo Alto with its latest political satire, "2012 - The Musical" today (Sept. 1) at 7 p.m. at Mitchell Park (South Field), Palo Alto. For more information, visit San Francisco Mime Troupe.