Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Aug. 31, 2010 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
Comedian Carlos Mencia at McGlohon Theatre
Michael Franti and Spearhead at Neighborhood Theatre
Author Eric Jerome Dickey at Books-A-Million
Humane Society of Charlotte Pet PALS event at Morton's The Steakhouse
Mary Poppins at Belk Theater