Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 9, 2011 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• A Tuna Christmas at Carolina Actors' Studio Theatre
• The Fray at The Fillmore
• Art + Sole + Life Tour at McColl Center for Visual Arts
• Babes in Toyland at Matthews Community Center
• 4th Annual Charlotte Fine Art Show at Charlotte Convention Center