From bluegrass to Arabic to jazz, contemporary and classical music performed by students and faculty members takes center stage at the Berklee Global String Festival. Berklee World Strings, Qantara Berklee, the Four Corners Quartet, and the Bobby Britt Band join forces for a night of international tunes at the Berklee Performance Center. 7:30 p.m. $12, $8 in advance. berklee.edu
The outdoor Summer Film Series at Wellesley College’s Davis Museum kicks off with The Wizard of Oz. This year’s lineup is packed with family musicals, including Mary Poppins. Movies start at dusk every other Thursday; arrive early for arts and crafts, tours of the museum, and ice cream. Free. wellesley.edu
Bring the kids to Cavanaugh Stadium in Quincy for the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center’s inaugural Quincy Family Fun Fair. Watch cultural performances, explore a petting zoo, witness a watermelon-eating contest, and more. Word has it Wally the Green Monster is expected to appear. 1 to 4 p.m. Free. bcnc.net
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Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” co-anchor Michael Che visits The Wilbur for back-to-back standup performances. Buckle up: In 2017, the New York-based comedian famously described Boston as “the most racist city I’ve ever been to.” 7 and 9:45 p.m. From $27. thewilbur.com
Head to the Peabody Essex Museum to see the work of internationally renowned photographer Sally Mann, who channels family, memory, and mortality in her images. Her first major traveling exhibition, Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings, features about 115 photographs, some never before included in a public show. Through September 23. $20, under 17 free. pem.orgShare your event news. Send information on Boston-area happenings at least three weeks in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter @BostonGlobeMag.