How much is too much?
DOWNTOWN SUMTER 4th FRIDAYS!: 6:30-9 p.m. Friday in the green space across from the Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St. Concert featuring Too Much Sylvia. Food and beverage concessions will be on site. (803) 436-2640; http://downtownsumter.org
Ruby slippers optional
“THE MAGICAL LAND OF OZ”: Aug. 1-3 and Aug. 8-10 at the Old Chapin Firehouse, 102 Lexington Ave., Chapin. Chapin Theatre Company production of the musical based on the classic L. Frank Baum book. Performances at 8 p.m. Aug. 1, 2, 8, 9; 3 p.m. Aug. 3, 10. (803) 240-8544; http://chapintheatre.org
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Back to school
BACK TO SCHOOL SPLASH: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1201 Mohawk Drive, West Columbia. Snow cones and supervised trips down the water slide, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., followed by a hot dog lunch and drawings for school backpacks, back to school items and gift cards. (803) 794-7777