Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, August 24, 2011 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Jill Scott at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
• A Survey of Gallery Artists exhibit at Jerald Melberg Gallery
• SonyaSoul at Crown Station Pub
• Pre-Dating Speed Dating at Crave Dessert Bar
• Wine Dinner at Bistro La Bon