Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 20, 2011 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• The Battlefield Band at McGlohon Theatre
• Back Alley Film Series, screening Tucker and Dale vs. Evil at Crownpoint Stadium 12
• Il Trovatore at Belk Theater
• 12x12 Super Challenge at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill