Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 27

Open house explores Brookgreen archaeology

At an “Archaeology Open House,” with Coastal Carolina University, see the process of the archaeological investigation and learn some preliminary findings from the slave village area at the former Brookgreen Plantation. Details at 843-235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

Details: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. Free with garden admission, which lasts seven days: $16 ages 13-64, $14 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger.

Feast on lunch, help lodge charities

At a Murrells Inlet Masonic Lodge 368 fundraiser, feast on chicken bog meals, and shop at a bake sale. Details at 843-215-8352.

Details: 11 a.m.-2 p.m at Inlet Affairs, 4024 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. $7 dine in or take out.

Free concerts jam across Grand Strand

▪ Tony Reese, 4-7 p.m. at Silver Coast Winery, at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach. 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.

▪ At 6:30 p.m. in Brunswick County, N.C. – Fantastic Shakers, outside Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach (910-579-1016 or www.museumplanetarium.org); and Soul on the Beach, 6:30 p.m. at Middleton Park Soccer Field, on S.E. 46th Street in Oak Island, N.C. 910-253-2031 or bcparks.recdesk.com.

▪ Glen Templeton, 9 p.m. at The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to Clarion Hotel. 843-903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com.

‘Fantasticks’ fire up Strand Theater

The Swamp Fox Players will fire up “The Fantasticks.” Details at 843-527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

Details: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, through June 5, in newly renovated Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. $20.