Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 17, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Charlotte Dragon Boat & Asian Festival at Ramsey Creek Park
* Soul Food Festival at Metrolina Tradeshow Expo
* Warrior Dash at Rural Hill
* Charlotte Roller Girls All-Stars vs. Mother State Roller Derby at Grady Cole Center
* Last Dance: Closing Party at Dharma Lounge