Don't miss these upcoming events close to home.
1 Find your inner dragon
The Asian festival highlights and celebrates diversity, ethnicity, roots and history. Authentic food and craft vendors, music, dance, entertainment and the annual Miss Asia Carolinas Pageant are part of this event.
When: Asian festival is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 7. Dragon Boat races start at 9 a.m.
Where: Ramsey Creek Park, 18441 Nantz Road, Cornelius.
2 Ride your bike today
The BAC Streets Tour-Bike Charlotte allows you to experience one of Charlotte's newest bike routes along quiet neighborhood streets. The route is about six miles long and led by two officers of Charlotte's Bicycle Advisory Committee.
When: 2 p.m. today.
Where: Smelly Cat Coffeehouse, 514 E. 36th St., Charlotte.
Info: Ken Tippette, 704-336-2278 or firstname.lastname@example.org.