Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, July 11, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial at Mint Museum Uptown
* BYO Craft Night at NoDa Brewing Company
* Benji Hughes at Snug Harbor
* Micro Brews Cruise at U.S. National Whitewater Center
* Mark de Castrique at Park Road Books