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Fenway tours

The Museum of Fine Arts will present walking tours of the Fenway area at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12 and 19 and Wednesdays, Aug. 16 and 23. Walkers will leave from the Sharf Visitor Center, 465 Huntington Ave.

Visitors will learn about the architecture of the MFA and nearby buildings, outdoor works of art, the Japanese Garden and the Back Bay Fens. The hour-long tour is free with museum admission.

Further information can be found at or by calling 617-267-9300.

Guitar festival

Berklee College of Music will host a guitar festival from Monday, Aug. 14 through Thursday, Aug. 17 at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave. and the Boston Conservatory Theater, 31 Hemenway St.

The performance schedule is: Burning Beauty with Tomo Fujita and Neal Itzler performing blues, jazz and funk on Monday; the Peter Bernstein Trio on Tuesday; Benjamin Verdery, guitar faculty member at Yale University on Wednesday; and metal guitar and shred master Joe Stump on Thursday. All performances will start at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $8 in advance or $12 on the day.

For a complete schedule and ticket information, visit or call 617-747-2261.

Folk and pop concert

The Rosenfeld Concert in the Courtyard will continue the summer season with a performance by Boston’s own Patty Larkin from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Museum of Fine Arts, 230 The Fenway.

Larkin returns with a blend of folk melodies, rock and pop tunes.

The courtyard opens for dining at 6 p.m. Courtyard seating is limited; low lawn chairs and blankets are recommended.

Tickets are $24 for members, seniors and students and $30 general admission.

Visit or call 617-267-9300 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Contemporary jazz

Berklee College of Music and Harvard University will present a free summer concert with Inna Dudukina at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Longwood campus, 25 Shattuck St.

Dudukina is a contemporary jazz and Russian vocalist, pianist and composer.

Further information can be found at by calling 617-747-2261.

Dog days of summer

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 280 the Fenway, will host a Third Thursday program, “Dog Days of Summer” from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17.

Attendees can chase away the hottest days of summer at the museum and share in Gardner’s love of dogs with canine-inspired gallery activities and art making in the studio. The evening will also feature music by Improper Bostonian's 2017 “Best of Boston” songstress Julie Rhodes. There will be a cash bar and musical entertainment.

Tickets include museum admission and are $15 general, $12 seniors, $5 for students and free for members. Call 617-566-1401 or visit for more information.

Family movie

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy and Boston Parks and Recreation will present a free movie at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22 in the Fenway Victory Gardens, 1200 Boylston St. The rain date is Aug. 29.

The Disney hit animated feature “Moana” will be screened. Knucklebones Playspace will provide children’s activities and entertainment at 6 p.m.

Participants can bring low beach chairs or blankets and a picnic supper. Admission is free.

Call 617-522-2700 or visit for more information.