Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 12, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* The Macabre Masque at Booth Playhouse
* BBQ & Blues at N.C. Music Factory
* Actual Proof at Neighborhood Theatre
* The Senator Wore Pantyhose at Community Performance Center
* Ghost Tales in the Dark at Historic Latta Plantation