Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 5, 2011 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Trivia Night at Mellow Mushroom
• Mic Night at Flying Saucer
• Find Your Muse Open Mic at The Evening Muse
• The Goddamn Gallows and Appalucia at Snug Harbor
• Monday Funday at Dixie's Tavern