Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Aug. 31, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Labor Day Celebration at U.S. National Whitewater Center
• Bearden Birthday Bash featuring Buff Dillard, The Brubakers, Leslie & Friends Trio at Romare Bearden Park
• Matthews Alive! Festival in downtown Matthews
• Charlotte Knights vs. Gwinnett Braves at BB&T Ballpark
• Summer Break EDM Bash at Roxbury