Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 17, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Wake in Fright at Crownpoint Stadium 12
* Trivia at Sir Edmond Halley's
* Monday Night Allstars at Double Door Inn
* Knotty Girl Calendar Launch at Wine Up
* Open Mic at Jackalope Jacks