Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 5, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Cher at Time Warner Cable Arena
* Trivia at Sir Edmond Halley's
* Find Your Muse Open Mic at The Evening Muse
* Charlotte Knights vs. LeHigh Valley IronPigs at BB&T Ballpark
* All You Can Bowl at Strike City