Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 23, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Knocturnal at Snug Harbor
* Find Your Muse Open Mic featuring Mutts at The Evening Muse
* Charlotte Bobcats vs. Milwaukee Bucks at Time Warner Cable Arena
* Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway
* Holidays at the Garden at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden