Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 27, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Patriot Festival at Symphony Park
* Find Your Muse Open Mic with Jeremy Davis of Elonzo
* Knocturnal Memorial Day Battle at Snug Harbor
* David Gillham at Park Road Books
* Charlotte Knights vs. Toledo Mud Hens at Knights Stadium