The Wilson Center Guitar Competition and Festival celebrates its fourth year. Headliner performances throughout the weekend include Duo Montesinos Tamayo, Andy McKee and Al Di Meola. The multi-genre competition — rock/blues, classical, fingerstyle and jazz — showcases up-and-coming guitarists. Cash prizes are awarded. Daytime activities include live semi-final and final competition rounds, master classes, leading industry vendors, live music in the Biloba Beer Garden and a Design-A-Guitar Coloring Contest.
3–10 p.m. on Aug. 18, 9 a.m.–10 p.m. on Aug. 19-20; at Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Brookfield; Daytime activities, FREE; headliner performances range from $31 to $71. wilson-center.com