Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 2, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Beer Ed at Growlers Pourhouse
* Cursive, Junior Astronomers, and One Another at Milestone
* Trivia at Big Ben British Pub & Restaurant
* Tobacco Feeds My Family at Gaston County Public Library
* Open Mic at The Comedy Zone Charlotte