Sponsored by the Lamorinda Arts Council, the 9th Annual Art of Mixology event at Orinda Theatre Square is their largest fundraiser of the year. Slated for Oct. 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., the event includes both professional and amateur bartenders creating luscious craft cocktails as the audience and judges sample and vote for their favorites. Bartenders will mix their craft cocktails and the Mixologist of the Year will be announced live in Orinda Theatre Square. Participating bartenders could win one or more of the following: Mixologist of the Year – First Place is trophy and $500, Second Place is certificate and $300, Third Place is certificate and $150, Audience Award is trophy and $200, Home-Crafted Cocktail (Amateur) Award is trophy and $100, Art of Table Staging is a trophy. COVID-19 precautions observed based on state and county guidelines on date of event. For more information, visit www.lamorindaarts.org or to become an event sponsor, visit https://lamorindaarts.org/contact-art-of-mixology/. Photo taken from last year’s event.