Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, March 12, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* By the Way, Meet Vera Stark at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte
* David Childers and Jack Magic at Snug Harbor
* March Mania Comedy Tournament at The Comedy Zone
* Stretch & Sip at Oak Room
* Allure of Flowers: Botanical Motifs in Craft, Design, & Fashion exhibit at Mint Museum Uptown