Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Aug. 3

The Stardusters play big band

“Cool Summer Evenings,” Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 10, include concerts 7-8:30 p.m. every Friday, next with The Stardusters, playing big band. Bring chairs and blankets. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

Details | 5-9 p.m. (open at 9:30 a.m. daily) at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach; free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

School of Rock at water park

The “Live After Five!” series includes entertainment every Friday night, with extended hours until 9 p.m., next with students from Dino Capone’s School of Rock near Carolina Forest. Details at 238-3787 or www.wild-water.com.

Details | 5-9 p.m. at Wild Water & Wheels, 910 U.S. Business S., Surfside Beach, for $9.95 for ages 3 and older; park opens 10 a.m. daily, with all-day rates available.

Pelicans take on the Keys

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Advanced-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, open a six-game homestand with a three-game series against the 2011 Mills Cup champion Frederick Keys, a Baltimore Orioles farm club from Maryland. The first 1,000 fans will receive a Pelicans picture frame. Details at 918-6000, 877-918-8499 or www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com.

Details | 7:05 p.m. at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, 1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, at Grissom Parkway, for $8-$11 (also, for locals: $3 off upper deck seats with photo ID, at box office only).

Small theater takes on ‘Wizard of Oz’

See Brunswick Little Theatre’s “The Wizard of Oz” for one final weekend, through Sunday. Details at 910-755-7416, 800-754-1050, ext. 7416, www.bccowa.com and www.brunswicklittletheatre.com.

Details | 7:30 p.m. at Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium in Supply, N.C.; $17 adults, $12 teens and students with school ID, and $6 ages 12 and younger.

Finale of ‘Complete History of America’

Catch Atlantic Stage’s finale performance of “The Complete History of America (abridged): Special Election Year Edition,” for ages 12 and older. Details at 877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.

Details | 7:30 p.m. in Coastal Carolina University’s 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach, for $17.50-$27.50.

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