Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, July 30, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Desserts, Drinks & Derby! A night of fun with the Charlotte Roller Girls at Bulldog Beer and Wine
* Poetic Palette: The Adult Edition at Red@28th
* Train, The Script and Gavin Degraw at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
* The Painted World: Creative Writing in the Galleries at Mint Museum Uptown
* Trivia at Strike City