Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, April 26, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Man of Astro-Man at Visulite Theatre
* Creative Loafing's 27th Birthday Bash at Birdsong Brewery
* 19th Annual Queen's Cup Steeplechase at Brooklandwood
* Charlotte World Parade & Festival at Freedom Park
* Passport for Fashion at N.C. Music Factory