Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 17, 2008 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
Appalachian band R.I.S.E. performs at The Evening Muse
Pet PALS Holiday Bash at Suite
Handel's Messiah at Belk Theater
Themed wine tasting at Dolce Vita
Nightlife event Pop Life at Apostrophe Lounge