Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, July 4, 2011 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
Presbyterian Hospital 4th of July Spectacular at Memorial Day Stadium
Coca-Cola 4th of July Festival at U.S. National Whitewater Center
Independence Day Celebration at Charlotte Museum of History
Summer Shootout Series and Fireworks at Charlotte Motor Speedway
4th of July Celebration at Cornelius Town Hall