Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 2, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* VantagePoint X/Vik Muniz: Garbage Matters exhibit at Mint Museum Uptown
* Tosco House Party at The Evening Muse
* BYO Craft Night at NoDa Brewing Company
* Davidson vs. Duke at Time Warner Cable Arena
* The Birth of Coffee exhibit at Discovery Place