Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, July 4, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Plaza Midwood Pig Pickin’ at Snug Harbor
• NoDa Summer Music Fest at The Chop Shop
• 4th of July Block Party at Kennedy's Premium Bar & Grill
• 4th of July Festival at U.S. National Whitewater Center
• Red, White & Brew Bar Crawl at EpiCentre